Columbia HS boys soccer team tops West Essex

Columbia HS boys soccer team tops West Essex

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Jaiden Wright scored a hat trick to lead the Columbia High School boys soccer team to a 5-4 win over West Essex on Sept. 28. Garrett Dyson had a goal and three assists, and Andersen Jiminez scored a goal. Holden Reeves and Jon Yourkoski each had one assist. Sumner Verdun made […]

Columbia HS hall-of-fame inductee Jessica Simmonds reflects on her stellar basketball career

CHS 2001 graduate credits her family and former CHS head coach Johanna Wright for her success

Columbia HS hall-of-fame inductee Jessica Simmonds reflects on her stellar basketball career

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The 2000-01 Columbia High School girls basketball team, under legendary head coach Johanna Wright, was one of the best in school history. The team finished with a stellar 28-4 record, winning county, sectional and state championships before finishing as runner-up in the state Tournament of Champions. One of the top players […]

Irvington HS football team seeks to get back to winning ways

Irvington HS football team seeks to get back to winning ways

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington High School football team will look to snap a two-game losing streak when the Blue Knights host Montclair on Saturday, Oct. 8, at 1 p.m. in a Super Football Conference–Freedom White Division game. Irvington lost at Union City, 19-15, on Friday, Sept. 30, in a divisional game to move to […]

Columbia HS girls soccer team shows strong progress

Columbia HS girls soccer team shows strong progress

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Anya Terry scored two goals to lead the Columbia High School girls soccer team to a 4-2 win over Belleville on Sept. 29. Evie Campbell and Riley Rucker each had a goal. Josie Brophy made four saves and Julia Hartley made three saves for Columbia. CHS first-year head coach Sarah Cortes […]

Columbia HS girls volleyball team enjoys winning streak

Columbia HS girls volleyball team enjoys winning streak

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Columbia High School girls volleyball team defeated Nutley and West Essex to extend its winning streak to four matches. Sinikka Reynolds-Vickberg had seven kills, Allie Harris had six kills, and Julia Roses had 20 assists and four digs in the 25-15, 25-20 home win over Nutley on Sept. 28.  Zoe […]

Glen Ridge HS boys soccer team prevails over Irvington

Glen Ridge HS boys soccer team prevails over Irvington

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Junior Nathan Latifi, freshman Christoffer Cabrera and junior Aidan Arnett each scored a goal to lead the Glen Ridge High School boys soccer team to a 3-1 win over Irvington on Sept. 28 at Watsessing Park. Latifi also had an assist, and junior goalkeeper Nicholas Overholtzer made three saves. Glen Ridge […]

Glen Ridge HS girls soccer team notches solid victories

Glen Ridge HS girls soccer team notches solid victories

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge High School girls soccer team defeated Newark East Side and Mount St. Dominic Academy to improve to 4-4-1 on the season. Senior Ava Kotronis scored two goals and added one assist, and sophomore Katie Powers had one goal in the 3-1 win over Newark East Side on Sept. […]

Bloomfield HS girls wrestler Kira Pipkins to train at U.S. Olympic center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Bloomfield HS girls wrestler Kira Pipkins to train at U.S. Olympic center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield High School senior standout wrestler Kira Pipkins has been selected to participate in a developmental training wrestling camp at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., Nov. 3-6. As a junior last winter, Pipkins won her third straight New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s girls state individual title, capturing […]

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