NJSIAA provides summer workout guidelines

NJSIAA provides summer workout guidelines

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association marked the initial step toward a fall season return to high school sports with the release of initial guidelines for summer workouts, formally known as the “summer recess period,” according to a June 19 press release from the NJSIAA. “The governor’s announcement today regarding youth […]

NJSIAA recognizes graduating Scholar-Athletes

NJSIAA recognizes graduating Scholar-Athletes

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — For the 2019-20 school year, the 27th annual Scholar-Athlete Awards initiative of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association has provided a certificate of recognition to 354 high school student-athletes. Under this ongoing program, each NJSIAA member school — nearly every high school in the state — has the opportunity to […]

Schools to remain closed through school year, sports canceled

Schools to remain closed through school year, sports canceled

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy announced May 4 that New Jersey school buildings will remain closed through the rest of the school year. This announcement has also served as the final death knell for the spring 2020 sports season, which the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association had been hoping to resurrect at […]

NJSIAA hopes to have spring season suspended by COVID-19 pandemic

NJSIAA hopes to have spring season suspended by COVID-19 pandemic

On April 1, the day that most of the sports for the spring high school season were supposed to begin, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association indicated that it is still hoping the season will take place. The NJSIAA suspended the spring season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to published reports, NJSIAA Assistant […]

COVID-19 pandemic suspends HS spring seasons

When will the high school spring teams resume activities? Will there even be a spring season? Those are the questions on the minds of many athletic directors, coaches, student-athletes, parents and fans. Right now, there are no answers. High school spring sports teams were getting ready for their seasons. The boys and girls lacrosse seasons […]

Columbia HS fencers excel at state Individual Tournament

Columbia HS fencers excel at state Individual Tournament

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association Individual High School Fencing Tournament was held on March 1 at Livingston High School.  Columbia High School had six fencers qualify for the tournament, based upon their excellent performance at the District 3 Competition on Jan. 19. They are as follows: freshman Lindsey Minor, girls […]

Columbia HS’ Abdoul Kone to play in North-South All-Star Football Classic

Cougars head coach Gary Mobley also will be on the North staff as game is set for June 29 at Kean University

Columbia HS’ Abdoul Kone to play in North-South All-Star Football Classic

By JR Parachini Sports Editor PISCATAWAY, NJ — One of Essex County’s top defensive linemen the last several seasons has been Abdoul Kone of Columbia, who will continue to terrorize opposing offensive lines at the University of Massachusetts. Kone will be playing in the 42nd annual Phil Simms North South High School All-Star Football Classic. […]

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