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Ammerman Making Dreams Come True On and Off The Collegiate Ice

Ammerman Making Dreams Come True On and Off The Collegiate Ice
BY JOE FAVORITO
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

With all the issues toed to sport today, from Deflate Gate to the wreck of a season the Knicks are having, it is nice to find a unique voice, a refreshing reminder of what good can come from sport, and how one can take the gifts given them to “Pay It Forward,” a trait that brands, and business partners love attaching themselves to.

Such is the case with Jersey native and University of Wisconsin star student-athlete Brittany Ammerman. During the summer of 2013, she took a month-long trip to Africa during the offseason with Health by Motorbike, an organization dedicated to supplying health camps to women. From that sprung something even more remarkable for the Pre-Med major and Badgers star, she has been on a mission to help and empower women in seven remote Kenyan villages, doing it with education about nutrition and health care, and with the launch of a women’s soccer league. The league is called Nikumbuke, which means “Remember me” in Swahili.

 

Year in Review for Monmouth Football ... and a Big Look Ahead

Year in Review for Monmouth Football ... and a Big Look Ahead
BY JEREMY SCHILLING
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

On Wednesday February 4th, the Monmouth football staff will go into the office and wait by fax machines, waiting for National Letters of Intent to arrive from a...

Vertical Challenge Ski Race at Pat’s Peak; Try a 30K XC Race; Get Super Bowl Specials

Vertical Challenge Ski Race at Pat’s Peak; Try a 30K XC Race;  Get Super Bowl Specials
BY BOB WILLIAMS
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING

HENNIKER, N.H. – Calling all skiing and snowboarding families who’d like to have a fun race on the slopes! Now you can. Here’s the deal.

Pat...

Lake Placid/Whiteface Still Tops in Winter Sports and Lodging

Lake Placid/Whiteface Still Tops in Winter Sports and Lodging
BY BOB WILLIAMS
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. – This ski resort here in the Adirondack Mountains is again number one! It’s tops for off-hill activities. Tops for après...

No. 21 Seton Hall Still Has Much To Learn After OT Loss

No. 21 Seton Hall Still Has Much To Learn After OT Loss
BY JASON GUERETTE
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Classes started up on Seton Hall’s South Orange campus on Monday after a long holiday break that saw the Pirates ascend into the AP-Top 25. The excitement is clea...

Peyton Manning vs. Andrew Luck: Round 3

Peyton Manning vs. Andrew Luck: Round 3
BY JED HUGHES
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Before Andrew Luck was drafted first overall by the Indianapolis Colts in the 2012 NFL Draft, Peyton Manning was the longtime face of the franchise. He led the team t...

Who is Todd Bowles Really?

Who is Todd Bowles Really?
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

We know that Todd Bowles is a New Jersey native who has agreed to spend his next few years coaching in the area with the New York Jets.

Bowles, who was a safety for eigh...

Jersey Girl Helps NBA D-League West Coast Success

Jersey Girl Helps NBA D-League West Coast Success
BY JOE FAVORITO
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Unless you are a Seton Hall fan, it hasn't been the best of winters for basketball in these parts. However the NBA D-league has had some success with the...

Great News for First-Time Skiers/Snowboarders

Great News for First-Time Skiers/Snowboarders
BY BOB WILLIAMS
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING

January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month in Pennsylvania. Which means it’s a special time of the season where lesson deals are plentiful,...

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