South Orange’s Debbie Giddins, junior at Montclair Kimberley Academy, commits to Howard University for lacrosse

South Orange’s Debbie Giddins, junior at Montclair Kimberley Academy, commits to Howard University for lacrosse

MONTCLAIR, NJ — South Orange resident Debbie Giddins, a junior at Montclair Kimberley Academy, recently made a verbal commitment to continue her lacrosse career at Howard University. Giddins was a key defender for MKA’s Non-Public B state championship girls lacrosse squad last spring. “Debbie Giddins was one of the key contributors to our outstanding team […]

CORRECTED: North Caldwell’s Hannah Lewis helps key a banner season for Montclair Kimberley Academy girls tennis team

CORRECTED: North Caldwell’s Hannah Lewis helps key a banner season for Montclair Kimberley Academy girls tennis team

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Montclair Kimberley Academy’s girls tennis team recently finished an outstanding 19-1 season as one of the top-ranked teams in the state. While the Cougars could boast about having the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association singles state champion in Nina Abalos of Bloomfield, they can also laud the accomplishments of their first […]

Orange and East Orange players spark young Montclair Kimberley Academy football team

Orange and East Orange players spark young Montclair Kimberley Academy football team

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Kalvin Thomas of Orange, a junior at Montclair Kimberley Academy, recently concluded a fine football season for the young Cougars, who went through the rigors of a rebuilding 2-7 season, but closed on a high note with two straight victories against public school opponents. Thomas, a fast and strong 6-foot-1, 170-pound all-around […]

Montclair Kimberley Academy’s Nina Abalos captures girls tennis state crown

Montclair Kimberley Academy’s Nina Abalos captures girls tennis state crown

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield’s Nina Abalos remained determined, no matter what the challenges, as the Montclair Kimberley Academy top-seeded sophomore overcame leg cramps and a strong challenge from Shore Regional’s second-seeded freshman phenom Alina Vysochenko to emerge as the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s state singles tournament champion, 6-3, 2-6, 6-2, on Thursday, Oct. […]

MSU studies Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce

MONTCLAIR — People want Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce to be happy. At least that’s what a team of faculty at Montclair State University determined after analyzing social media data during Sunday’s NFL primetime game between the host New York Jets and Kansas City Chiefs. The early season game took on added significance due to […]

East Orange Campus HS football team falls to Montclair

East Orange Campus HS football team falls to Montclair

UNION, NJ — The East Orange Campus High School football team lost to Montclair, 42-27, Saturday, Sept. 30. For what it’s worth, the generations-old rivalry between East Orange and Montclair has its ebbs and flows, along with the ups and downs. In a preseason interview, Montclair head coach Jermaine Johnson made it clear there was […]

Orange resident Jaylen Ankrah-Jones shows versatility for Montclair Kimberley Academy football team

Orange resident Jaylen Ankrah-Jones shows versatility for Montclair Kimberley Academy football team

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Orange resident Jaylen Ankrah-Jones, a senior co-captain, is versatile player for the Montclair Kimberley Academy football team, which has been progressing while going through the rigors of an 0-4 season to date entering its Sept. 30 game at Pingry in Martinsville. Ankrah-Jones excels as an outside linebacker and wide receiver for the […]