Columbia JV boys’ basketball team wins tournament at West Side

MAPLEWOOD – Pictured above, the Columbia High School JV boys’ basketball team won the Christmas tournament title at West Side High School in Newark from Dec. 27-29. Darius Forester-Plummer, wearing No. 5, won the MVP award. The JV head coach name is Jameel Grace. The team then defeated both Orange, 69-59, Jan. 7, and East […]

Columbia HS fencing teams post strong start to season

MAPLEWOOD – Both the Columbia High School boys’ and girls’ fencing teams won their first meet of the season against West Essex, which was held at the West Essex High School last month. Spirits were high despite the abundance of nervous energy, with an almost all new lineup of starters on the CHS boys’ fencing […]

Columbia HS boys’ basketball team falls

MAPLEWOOD – Stephan Gabriel had 17 points and Henry Voorhees had six points for the Columbia High School boys’ varsity basketball team in a 63-36 loss to St. Joseph of Metuchen in the first round of the Jingle Bell Jubilee at Paterson Charter on Dec. 26. Davidson Rancine had 18 points and Matthew Derilus had […]

Fencers win Gold at Morris Knolls Invitational

MAPLEWOOD – Maplewood and South Orange residents who fence for their high schools and train at New Jersey Fencing Alliance in Maplewood placed first at the Morris Knolls High School Invitational held the day after Christmas. Amber White from Kent Place won gold in the Freshman Women’s Saber event,  Sophia Heirvaux from Columbia High School won […]

St. Joseph basketball teams give good efforts at Christmas tourney

MAPLEWOOD – The St. Joseph’s basketball teams enjoyed good efforts in the Christmas tournament hosted by St. Helen’s of Westfield. 3rd Grade boys The St. Joseph’s Celtics 3rd grade boys team challenged themselves over the holiday break by participating in the annual Christmas basketball tournament hosted by St. Helen’s of Westfield.   Perhaps because of […]