Columbia HS wrestling team enjoys solid end to season

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – This year, the Columbia High School Cougar varsity wrestling team, coached by Hal Garwin and Joel Rosario, was composed of five freshmen, five sophomores, four juniors, and three seniors. The young squad did well in the two in-season tournaments, finishing third and fourth in the 10-team tournaments. The wrestlers continued to improve […]

MSO Youth Wrestling Club thrives this season

MSO Youth Wrestling Club thrives this season

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – The Maplewood South Orange Cougars Youth Wrestling Club made a statement this year, increasing membership from 34 wrestlers to 62, and making a splash at the end-of-season tournaments. Three of the club wrestlers qualified for the State Tournament in Trenton – Tyson Carroll, Nate Rocha, and Sean Love. Sean placed fifth at […]

Martinez earns NCAA Division III All-American track honors

Martinez earns NCAA Division III All-American track honors

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – Former Columbia High School athlete Jimmy Martinez earned All-America honors in the 400 meters Saturday at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field National Championships in Naperville, Ill. Martinez, a sophomore at Middlebury College, Vt., crossed the line with a time of 49.41, good for sixth-place overall. Only the top 15 […]

St. Joseph CYO basketball teams enjoy fine semifinal action

St. Joseph CYO basketball teams enjoy fine semifinal action

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – The St. Joseph’s CYO basketball teams enjoyed fine efforts in  semifinal playoff action. The JV Sixth Grade Green team defeated St. Helen’s 40-20 in a semifinal playoff game at St. Joseph’s to clinch the team’s second straight championship game appearance. The Celtics wasted no time, scoring on a set play off the […]

Columbia HS boys’ and girls’ fencing teams excel at State Squad Championships

Columbia HS boys’ and girls’ fencing teams excel at State Squad Championships

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – The Columbia High School foil fencing squads for both the boys’ and girls’ fencing teams won Silver medals at the High School State Squad Fencing Championships last week. CHS girls’ foil squad fencers Marissa Viqueira, Camille Pham, and Hanae Garrison showed their experience and skills when they each consistently demonstrated strong fencing […]

St. Joseph’s CYO Celtics Seventh and Eighth Grade boys’ basketball team plays halftime at Prudential Center

St. Joseph’s CYO Celtics Seventh and Eighth Grade boys’ basketball team plays halftime at Prudential Center

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – On Tuesday night, Feb. 28, the St. Joseph’s Celtics CYO Seventh and Eighth Grade varsity boys basketball team played under the big lights of the Prudential Center in Newark during halftime of the Seton Hall- Georgetown men’s basketball game. In a battle pitting fellow middle schoolers and brother against brother for bragging […]

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