Columbia HS football players earn SFC divisional honors

Columbia HS football players earn SFC divisional honors

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Columbia High School juniors Zhamir Rowan, Steve Memo and Henry Aaron earned all–Super Football Conference–Freedom White Division honors this season, as selected by the divisional coaches. Rowan made the first team as a kick returner and Memo was a first-team at-large selection. Columbia Aaron, a kicker, received honorable mention. Photos Courtesy […]

Columbia HS girls volleyball players earn SEC honors

Columbia HS girls volleyball players earn SEC honors

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Columbia High School girls volleyball team, which had a great season with an 18-8 overall record this fall, featured seven players who earned all–Super Essex Conference–Liberty Division honors. First team: Zoe Hall, junior captain and outside hitter. This was her third year on varsity. She posted 119 kills, 101 digs […]

Columbia HS boys soccer players receive SEC honors

Columbia HS boys soccer players receive SEC honors

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Five Columbia High School boys soccer team players earned all–Super Essex Conference–American Division honors, as voted by the divisional coaches. Garrett Dyson made the first team, Malachy Meyer and Jaiden Wright made the second team, and Anderson Jimenez and James Van Varick received honorable mention. The SEC–American is the top division […]

Columbia HS girls soccer players earn all–SEC–Liberty accolades

Columbia HS girls soccer players earn all–SEC–Liberty accolades

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Columbia High School girls soccer team, under first-year head coach Sarah Cortes, featured four players who earned all–Super Essex Conference–Liberty Division honors, as voted by the divisional coaches. Ava Davis made the first team, Lily Westhelle made the second team, and Anya Terry and Cephia Reid received honorable mention. Columbia […]

Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship to be held Dec. 3 at Our Lady of Sorrows

Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship to be held Dec. 3 at Our Lady of Sorrows

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition of the annual Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship. The local competition is being run by Regina Pacis Council No. 4066 and will be held on Saturday, Dec. 3,  in the Our Lady […]

Columbia HS football team reflects on memorable 1982 season

Columbia HS football team reflects on memorable 1982 season

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — When the Columbia High School football team played in the state playoffs for the first time ever, nobody gave them a chance. The Cougars had struggled for many years, but here they were in the playoffs, against a Montclair High School team that was steeped in tradition and playoff success. Though […]

Cougar Soccer Club boys win two conference titles in fall season

Cougar Soccer Club boys win two conference titles in fall season

By Mike Connolly Correspondent MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Northern Counties Conference titles are coming back to Maplewood and South Orange. The Boys U10 Elite and U11 Premier teams each brought home flight championships this fall for Cougar Soccer Club. They led the way on the boys side as six boys teams finished in first, second […]

MKA’s Jordan Fishback commits to Oberlin College to play lacrosse, enjoys fine football season this fall

MKA’s Jordan Fishback commits to Oberlin College to play lacrosse, enjoys fine football season this fall

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange resident Jordan Fishback, a senior at Montclair Kimberley Academy, recently committed to Oberlin College (Ohio) to play lacrosse next year. A superb defenseman on the lacrosse field, Fishback also recently completed an outstanding senior football season for the 5-4 Cougar gridders. He  rushed for 513 yards and 6 TD, […]