Mason Toye thrives for Minnesota United soccer

In his second year, South Orange native surges for MLS team

Mason Toye thrives for Minnesota United soccer

Mason Toye has been red-hot for Minnesota United FC of Major League Soccer. In his first start of the season in Week 18, the 20-year-old South Orange native scored two goals to help Minnesota United rally for a 3-2 road win over Montreal Impact on July 6. In the team’s next game, Toye scored the […]

Villagers 10U Red softball team wins Parkway League championship

Villagers 10U Red softball team wins Parkway League championship

Photo caption Photo courtesy of Javier Amador The Maplewood/South Orange Villagers 10U Red softball players pose with their championship trophies. Front row kneeling, from left: Norah Pharaon, Emma Lerner, Eva Sieger, Larkin Villatoro, and Jamie Tarrow. Second row, from left: Brynn McCarthy, Sofia Amador, Claire Shupe, Eva Clevenger, Kendall Waite, and Maya Bernstein. Back row, […]

CHS boys soccer team competes in Livingston Summer League; Legacy HS Player Camp to be held August 5-9

CHS boys soccer team competes in Livingston Summer League; Legacy HS Player Camp to be held August 5-9

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – The Columbia High School boys soccer team, under head coach Josh Russotto, competed in the Livingston HS Summer League. “We’ve seen some good competition from the likes of West Orange, MKA, Livingston, Verona and West Essex,” Russotto said. The team competed in small-minded play, 9 v. 9, no offsides, subs on the […]

Villagers 14U softball team crowned champs

Villagers 14U softball team crowned champs

With the combination of dominant pitching and powerful hitting that made them unbeatable throughout the spring season, the Maplewood-South Orange Villagers 14U softball team surged to a 12-2 victory over the Caldwell Chiefs in the Essex County Suburban league championship game on June 6. Winning the trophy capped a 12-game season during which the Villagers […]

Villagers 14U softball team wins Verona title

Villagers 14U softball team wins Verona title

On June 15 and 16, the Maplewood-South Orange Villagers 14U softball team went undefeated in five games to win championship rings at the annual Schools Out Tournament in Verona. The division included teams from Montclair, Montville, and Verona. In the championship game against Verona, a two-run homer by Villager Liza Erickson in the bottom of […]

Maplewood Rec basketball teams to play in championship games

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – Four Maplewood Recreation basketball teams have advanced to the championship games in their respective leagues. Here is the schedule: Wednesday Feb. 27 8th Grade Boys vs. West Orange – 7:30 p.m. – Doors to Maplewood Middle School open 7 p.m. Thursday Feb. 28 8th Grade Girls vs. West Essex –  6 p.m. […]

Columbia HS girls fencing team falls to Montclair, 14-13, in state team semis

MAPLEWOOD, NJ –  The sixth-seeded Cougars then lost at second-seeded Montclair, 14-13, in the semifinals of the NJSIAA state team tournament Feb. 21. CHS was scheduled to fence Northern Highlands for third-place Feb. 26. In addition, five CHS fencers are competing this Sunday, March 3, in the States Individuals: Jack Woods and Nicholas Goguen-Compagnoni in […]