GLEN RIDGE, NJ – The Glen Ridge High School varsity fall teams will begin their seasons next week. The football team is in the newly-formed North Jersey Super Football Conference. Last season, the Ridgers played in the North Jersey Section 2, Group 1 playoffs, losing to eventual champion Hoboken in the quarterfinals to finish with […]
High school fans were saddened to learn the passing of Bill Allen, a longtime sports photographer and sports writer. Allen, who died unexpectedly Sunday, Aug. 14, at the age of 58, always had a happy-go-lucky disposition while taking photos of countless scholastic events and writing feature stories and game stories for more than three decades. […]
MONTCLAIR – Twenty-four Montclair YMCA Dolphins swimmers who met the qualifying standards for the 2016 NJ Long Course Junior Olympics Championships attended the meet held at Rutgers University, July 28-31, with 46 other teams from across the state. Among the age-group swimmers aged 12 and under, seven swimmers achieved a total of 16 top-20 finishes: […]
In an effort to even the number of the teams and achieve parity, a proposal has been made to realign high school wrestling teams in the 32 districts and eight regions for state postseason individual competition. The proposal was presented to the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association League and Conferences committee Aug. 11. Once […]
GLEN RIDGE – The Glen Ridge High School Annual Boys’ Soccer Game enjoyed a big turnout on Thursday, August 11, at George Washington Field. The alumni played a friendly game as their families and friend watched. GRHS longtime boys soccer coach Steve Reitberger got to play with his former players.
GLEN RIDGE (updated Friday August 12, 1:30 p.m.) – Glen Ridge High School boys’ varsity basketball head coach Liam Carr is among the inductees of the fifth class of the Roger Williams University Athletics Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will be held in the Campus Recreation Center on Saturday, Oct. 22, as part of […]
GLEN RIDGE – KAOS, managed by Glen Ridge resident Alex Samuelson, won the Montclair Men’s Over 30 Softball League championship August 7, defeating Team “Egan’s and Sons” in the final. Seven of the players pictured are Glen Ridge residents. Front row from left are John Budinick of Glen Ridge, VJ Seepaul, Dan Scholz, Colin Convey […]
Glen Ridge HS boys’ soccer team competes in Montclair State Summer League in preparation for season this fall
GLEN RIDGE – For the Glen Ridge High School boys’ soccer program, summer competition is all about getting the “cobwebs out,” as head coach Steve Reitberger likes to say. Indeed, the Ridgers again this summer participated in the Montclair State University Summer League, getting ready for the high school season in September. In the MSU […]
The Glen Ridge High School boys’ basketball team gained invaluable experience while participating in the highly-competitive Bloomfield High School Summer League. The league concluded play July 28. Photos: Ridgers defeated West Caldwell Tech, July 20.
UPPER MONTCLAIR – Great talent doesn’t always win. A great team culture almost always does. So how do teams (no matter what level) become strong and unified and the absolute best they can be? Three of New Jersey’s most accomplished sports figures – basketball Hall of Famer Bob Hurley Sr., two-time Super Bowl champion Chris […]