South Orange-Maplewood travel baseball players participate in New Providence Green and Gold League All-Star event

South Orange-Maplewood travel baseball players participate in New Providence Green and Gold League All-Star event

The New Providence Green and Gold League annual All-Star event took place on Saturday, July 22.  Players representing teams from across northern New Jersey competed in games from 8U to 14U. Below are players from South Orange-Maplewood travel baseball program who were selected to represent the Cougars:   The New Providence Green and Gold League […]

10U Villagers Softball team captures Cranford Summer Slam Tournament title

10U Villagers Softball team captures Cranford Summer Slam Tournament title

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – The Maplewood-South Orange 10U Villagers Softball team won the Cranford Summer Slam Tournament held July 15-16.  The Villagers started the tournament strong by winning three games on Saturday, July 15, which placed them as the No. 1 seed heading into the single-elimination round. On Sunday, July 16, they continued their winning […]

Maplewood-South Orange 8U travel softall team takes second place at Summer Sizzle tournament in Woodbridge

Maplewood-South Orange 8U travel softall team takes second place at Summer Sizzle tournament in Woodbridge

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE – The Maplewood-South Orange 8U travel softball team captured second place at the Summer Sizzle softball tournament in Woodbridge over July 8-9 weekend. The Villagers lost a hotly contested championship game, 4-3, in the bottom of the last inning to a determined squad from Metuchen. The team went 2-1 in pool play on […]

Columbia HS baseball team competitive this season

Following first year at helm, Jim Whalen pleased with Cougars’ efforts; optimistic for 2018

Columbia HS baseball team competitive this season

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – The glory days for the baseball program at Columbia High School came in 1978 and 1979 when the Maplewood school captured consecutive titles in the Greater Newark Tournament. For Cougar coach Jim Whalen, who recently completed his initial season at the helm, that’s his long-range goal. He wants his team to be […]

South Orange/Maplewood Baseball teams crowned champions

South Orange/Maplewood Baseball teams crowned champions

SOUTH ORANGE/MAPLEWOOD – South Orange/Maplewood Baseball held the league championship games for all divisions on Friday night, June 16, in Meadowland Park in South Orange. Despite the threat of rain, all games were completed and it was an exciting night for players, families and coaches. Championship game results follow: Minor League (Ages 8-9) adMarketplace 6, […]

South Orange and Maplewood holds 4th annual Two Towns Triathlon

South Orange and Maplewood holds 4th annual Two Towns Triathlon

SOUTH ORANGE/MAPLEWOOD – The 4th annual Two Towns Triathlon for Kids was held in South Orange on Saturday, June 17.  South Orange and Maplewood children between the ages of 7 and 14 swam laps in the South Orange Pool, biked through Meadowland Park and the West Montrose Neighborhood, and finished the race running around the […]

Essex County Executive Divincenzo announces international youth soccer tournament will be played in Essex County Riverbank and Independence parks from June 23 to 25

NEWARK – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that an international youth soccer tournament will be played in Essex County from June 23 to 25. The Ironbound Soccer Club is hosting the La Liga Promises 2017 International Under 12 Boys Soccer Tournament, which will take place in Essex County Riverfront Park and Essex […]

Columbia HS senior Chloe Holt Reiss earns Best Teammate Award

Columbia HS senior Chloe Holt Reiss earns Best Teammate Award

Columbia High School’s Chloe Holt Reiss has earned the 2017 Investors Bank Best Teammate Award. Chloe, along with student- athletes from high schools in the Super Essex Conference, were recently honored during ceremonies at the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center. A senior, she was the captain of the Cougars’ varsity swimming team. Chloe was […]

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