Maplewood’s Luca Siegar shines for Montclair Kimberley Academy baseball team

Maplewood’s Luca Siegar shines for Montclair Kimberley Academy baseball team

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood resident Luca Siegar recently completed a fine freshman season as the starting catcher for the Montclair Kimberley Academy baseball team, helping the Cougars to a fine 17-7 season, including a state prep B-Division Tournament championship and a superb 9-1 mark in the Super Essex Conference–Colonial Division to tie Barringer with just […]

Columbia HS softball players garner conference accolades

Columbia HS softball players garner conference accolades

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Columbia High School softball team boasted four players who earned all–Super Essex Conference–American Division honors, as selected by the division coaches. Second team: Mady Rowell, junior. Tess Schram, junior.  Honorable mention: Maisie Pietruski, sophomore. Liza Erickson, senior. Columbia finished with an 11-13 overall record, including 4-7 in the American Division, […]

Columbia HS baseball team enjoys strong season

Columbia HS baseball team enjoys strong season

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Columbia High School baseball team, under head coach Ryan Muirhead, enjoyed a strong season this spring. The sixth-seeded Cougars reached the semifinals of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s North Jersey, Section 1, Group 4 tournament, losing at second-seeded Passaic County Tech, 6-0, on Wednesday, June 8, in Wayne. […]

Columbia HS track-and-field athletes give good Group 4 efforts

Columbia HS track-and-field athletes give good Group 4 efforts

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Columbia High School track-and-field contingent gave good efforts at the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Group 4 state championships at Franklin High School in Somerset on Friday and Saturday, June 10 and 11. On the girls side, sophomore Madison Stevens took eighth place in the shot put with a […]

Men of Essex, Inc., to hold 64th Essex Awards ceremonies on June 15

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Men of Essex, Inc., has selected Newark Academy tennis phenom Nicolas Kotzen as the recipient of the 64th annual Essex Award.  Kotzen was a standout tennis player and was selected first team all-state and All-American. He will attend Columbia University on a full tennis scholarship in the fall. The 64th […]

Columbia HS girls Ultimate Frisbee team captures state championship

Columbia HS girls Ultimate Frisbee team captures state championship

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Columbia High School girls Ultimate Frisbee team, known as Sparkle Motion, ended a successful spring season by winning the New Jersey state championship for the first time since 2010.  Sparkle Motion began the game with a 3-point deficit against the favorites, West Windsor–Plainsboro Regional, but came back to win in […]

Columbia HS track teams give good performances at sectionals

Columbia HS track teams give good performances at sectionals

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Columbia High School boys and girls track-and-field teams gave good performances at the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s North Jersey, Section 1, Group 4, championships at Clifton on Friday and Saturday, June 3 and 4. On the girls side, sophomore Madison Stevens won the shot put with a throw […]