Columbia HS wrestling team split matches; Essex County Tournament and CHS Hall of Fame Day loom

MAPLEWOOD – This past week, the Columbia High School varsity wrestling team visited two Super Essex Conference rivals, Millburn on Jan. 12 and Weequahic on Jan. 13. The grapplers split the meets. Millburn defeated Columbia, 49-30. Columbia defeated Weequahic, 48-18. At Millburn, the Cougar winners were 106-pound Joaquin Tianga and 220-pound Mansky Charles, each by […]

Columbia HS boys’ basketball team earns wins

MAPLEWOOD – Senior Kevin Bostic scored a game-high 20 points with three 3-pointers to lead the Columbia High School boys’ varsity basketball team to a 75-67 overtime win over Newark Tech on Jan. 12 at home. Senior 6-foot-3 Davidson Racine had 18 points, eight rebounds and two blocks; junior John Reed had 17 points; senior […]

Columbia HS boys’ and girls’ fencing teams victorious

MAPLEWOOD – It was a week of celebrations for both the Columbia High School boys’ and girls’ fencing teams as they both defeated Newark Academy and Livingston High School. The Columbia boys’ fencing team knew it had to be in top form to fence against the strong and experienced team from Newark Academy. They trained […]

Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center to screen Marty Glickman film on Feb. 11 with special guest Ian Eagle

UPPER MONTCLAIR – For over a half century, Marty Glickman was the pre-eminent voice of New York sports, and became arguably the most influential sports broadcaster of all time. He announced games of virtually every team, beginning as the radio announcer of the New York Knicks when they were formed in 1946. And he was […]

Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center to hold Character Building Program class, screening of movie ‘The Sandlot’ on Feb. 15

UPPER MONTCLAIR – The Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center will hold a Character Building Program and Screening of “The Sandlot” on President’s Day, Feb. 15, from 1-4 p.m. for children in grades 3-5. The first in a series of four classes, children will participate in a new inter-disciplinary way to build character and learn […]

Columbia HS girls’ basketball teams earns victories

MAPLEWOOD – The Columbia High School girls’ varsity basketball team won back-to-back games for its first victories of the season. Dominique Rayam scored 15 points and Jasmine Keegan had six points in a 39-34 win over West Essex on Jan. 7 at South Orange Middle School. Courtney Miller and Ashley Phillip each had five points; […]

Columbia JV boys’ basketball team wins tournament at West Side

MAPLEWOOD – Pictured above, the Columbia High School JV boys’ basketball team won the Christmas tournament title at West Side High School in Newark from Dec. 27-29. Darius Forester-Plummer, wearing No. 5, won the MVP award. The JV head coach name is Jameel Grace. The team then defeated both Orange, 69-59, Jan. 7, and East […]