Fencers win Gold at Morris Knolls Invitational

MAPLEWOOD – Maplewood and South Orange residents who fence for their high schools and train at New Jersey Fencing Alliance in Maplewood placed first at the Morris Knolls High School Invitational held the day after Christmas. Amber White from Kent Place won gold in the Freshman Women’s Saber event,  Sophia Heirvaux from Columbia High School won […]

South Orange offers SOFit16

SOUTH ORANGE – The Village of South Orange is once again leading the charge for a healthier year ahead with sponsorship of SOFit16, the second annual South Orange Health and Fitness Challenge.   SOFit16 invites community residents to participate in a four-month event that promotes and supports healthy living.  There are no sporting competitions involved.  Participants […]

St. Joseph basketball teams give good efforts at Christmas tourney

MAPLEWOOD – The St. Joseph’s basketball teams enjoyed good efforts in the Christmas tournament hosted by St. Helen’s of Westfield. 3rd Grade boys The St. Joseph’s Celtics 3rd grade boys team challenged themselves over the holiday break by participating in the annual Christmas basketball tournament hosted by St. Helen’s of Westfield.   Perhaps because of […]

Columbia HS wrestling team defeats Belleville; falls to Livingston

The young Columbia High School Cougar varsity wrestling team traveled to face  two Super Essex Conference squads,  Belleville and Livingston. The Cougars came away with a split, defeating Belleville, 51-27, and losing to Livingston, 49-21. At Belleville, the Cougar upper weights won six of the seven bouts: Blake McGowan (152 pounds), Hunter Dallison (160), Tristan […]

Columbia HS wrestling team looks to surprise foes this season

MAPLEWOOD – The 2015-16 Columbia High School wrestling team is a very young and inexperienced group of wrestlers. The Cougars’ small team of about 21 wrestlers has 10 freshmen and only three seniors. Additionally there are only five returning varsity wrestlers. However, with a few wrestlers moving up from the youth team, the Cougars hope […]

St. Joseph basketball teams enjoy strong Week 3

MAPLEWOOD – The St. Joseph basketball teams finished strong in Week Three of the season. Third-Grade Boys The Third-Grade boys added two victories last weekend to improve their record to 5-0 and take sole possession of first place in their division. On Saturday night, the Celtics prevailed in a thrilling road game against previously unbeaten […]

Columbia HS boys’ basketball team starts season at 1-1

MAPLEWOOD – The Columbia High School boys’ varsity basketball team defeated University and lost to Seton Hall Prep to begin the season at 1-1. Henry Voorhees had 14 points, eight rebounds and three blocks and David Rancine had 11 points, 10 rebounds and two blocks to lead the Cougars to a 54-53 win over University […]