UPDATE: Columbia HS girls’ 4×400 relay team takes first place at state Group 4 indoor track and field meet

Qualifies for Meet of Champions; Chris Faraone is new girls' coach

Note: Updates includes comments by Chris Faraone, the new CHS girls’ track and field coach MAPLEWOOD – The Columbia High School girls’ 4×400-meter relay team finished in first place at the state indoor track and field Group 4 Championship meet at the Bennett Complex in Toms River on Feb. 19. Cheyenne Trigg, Sienna Farrell, Catherine […]

Belleville HS girls’ basketball team falls to Golda Och Academy, despite Priscilla Olivarria’s 19 points

BELLEVILLE – Priscilla Olivarria scored 19 points, but the Belleville High School girls’ varsity basketball team dropped a 55-42 decision to Golda Och Academy on Feb. 18 in West Orange. Janae Bryant had nine points; Keila Garcia had six points; Jehann Dabon had five points; Emani Hill chipped in three points and Sydney Gomez added […]

Verona/Glen Ridge hs hockey team defeats previously-unbeaten Montclair to reach McInnis Cup championship game

Glen Ridge senior Owen Gleeson nets game-winner

GLEN RIDGE – The fourth-seeded Verona/Glen Ridge varsity high school ice hockey team defeated top-seeded and previously-unbeaten Montclair, 3-2, in overtime on Feb. 18 at Clary Anderson Arena in Montclair to advance to the NJIHL-American Division McInnis Cup championship game. Senior assistant captain Owen Gleeson scored his second goal of the game for the game-winner. […]

UPDATE: Belleville HS boys’ basketball team notches wins

BELLEVILLE – The Belleville High School boys’ varsity basketball team defeated both Marion P. Charter School, 77-70, Feb. 12 and Technology, 56-54, in overtime on Feb. 18. Mohammed Yousef had 25 points; Alcides DosReis had 22 points and Andre Velez had 16 in the win over Marion P. Charter. Velez had 17 points; DosReis had […]

UPDATE: Columbia HS girls’ fencing team seeks three-peat state tournament team championship

MAPLEWOOD – The sixth-seeded and two-time defending state team champion Columbia High School girls’ fencing team defeated second-seeded Bergen Tech, 15-12, in the semifinals of the state team tournament on Feb. 19 in Hackensack. The Cougars will vie for their third straight state team championship on Feb. 24 against top-seeded Montgomery on Feb. 24 at […]

Nutley HS girls’ basketball team defeats Shabazz in double overtime

Blair Watson powers Lady Raiders; teams will meet again in County quarterfinals

NUTLEY – Senior McDonald’s All-American guard and University of Maryland-bound Blair Watson notched a triple double with 32 points, 18 rebounds, 10 assists and also blocked seven shots to lead the Nutley High School girls’ varsity basketball team to a thrilling 62-56 double-overtime win over Newark Shabazz at home on Feb. 16 in a Super […]