Columbia HS swim teams give good efforts at SEC/Essex County Championships

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – The Columbia High School swim teams gave good efforts at the Super Essex Conference/Essex County Championships, Jan. 21, at New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark. The girls’ team, which was the defending champion, finished sixth in the team standings among the 12 scoring teams. Newark Academy won the girls’ team title.The […]

Columbia HS boys’ basketball team tops Linden

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – The Columbia High School boys’ varsity basketball team defeated Linden, 64-54, Jan. 12 at CHS to snap a two-game losing streak and improve to 5-4 on the season. Dylan Jones scored 21 points; Nigel Garcia had 12 points; Jun Harrigan had 11 points; Marques Thompkins had nine points; and Marcus Cosmeus posted […]

Columbia HS swim teams making solid waves this season

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – The Columbia High School boys’ and girls’ swim teams, under head coach Maggie Keenan, are enjoying fine seasons this winter. The girls’ team will look to defend its Super Essex Conference/Essex County championship this Monday, Jan. 21, at New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark. The girls’ team won the SEC/Essex County […]

Maplewood lacrosse siblings Kayleigh Wolff and Cullen Wolff sign with Univ. of Notre Dame and Trinity College, respectively

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – Maplewood siblings Kayleigh Wolff and Cullen Wolff recently signed letters of intent to continue their lacrosse careers on the collegiate level. Kayleigh is a senior at all-girls’ Oak Knoll in Summit. She signed with the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. Cullen is a senior at all-boys’ Seton Hall Prep in West […]

Columbia HS girls’ basketball team seeks progress

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – The Columbia High School girls’ varsity basketball team hopes to make progress. The Cougars fell to 2-5 after back-to-back losses to Nutley, 47-40, Jan. 3 and to Ridge, 51-34, Jan. 5. Columbia will visit Newark Collegiate on Jan. 8 at 4 p.m.; host Montclair on Jan. 10 at 4 p.m. , and […]

Amber White to fence for UPenn

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Amber White, an 18-year-old resident of Maplewood, committed to the University of Pennsylvania for her sport of saber fencing and has been officially accepted for her stellar academic success. She is a senior at Kent Place School in Summit and has been fencing since 2011. White managed to get straight A’s in […]