Columbia HS wrestlers give good efforts at region tourament

Columbia HS wrestlers give good efforts at region tourament

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE— Columbia High School sophomore August Katz had a strong effort at the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Region 3 wrestling tournament at West Orange High School on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 23-24. Katz finished in fifth place in the 138-pound weight class after winning by a 12-7 decision over Joey Tantawi of […]

St. Joseph’s Celtics girls hoops teams give strong efforts

St. Joseph’s Celtics girls hoops teams give strong efforts

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — With the regular season winding down, the St. Joseph’s CYO basketball team played hard during the holiday weekend. After playing both St. Aloysius teams over the weekend, the St. Joseph’s JV Celtics girls team endured back-to-back losses. But St. Joe’s had a lot to be proud of in its play, particularly in […]

UPDATED: Columbia HS indoor tracksters enjoy success at Group 4 state championships

UPDATED: Columbia HS indoor tracksters enjoy success at Group 4 state championships

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Columbia High School seniors Madison Stevens, Gianna Green and Mae Dowling enjoyed stellar performances at the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Group 4 girls indoor track and field state championships at the John Bennett Athletic Sports Bubble in Toms River on Saturday, Feb. 17. Stevens took second place in the […]

Columbia HS boys wrestlers excel at district tournament

Columbia HS boys wrestlers excel at district tournament

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Jared Van Allen took first place and Reid Ordower and August Katz each took second place in the respective weight classes to lead the Columbia High School boys wrestling team at the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s District 11 tournament at Morristown High School on Saturday, Feb. 17. Van Allen, […]

Columbia girls fencing team advanced to state quarterfinals

Columbia girls fencing team advanced to state quarterfinals

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The fourth-seeded Columbia High School girls fencing team defeated 13th-seeded West Windsor-Plainsboro North High School, 16-11, in the round of 16 of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s state team tournament on Thursday, Feb. 15, at home. Senior Julia Wheeler went 2-1 in saber. Senior Mei Lee and junior Charlotte […]

UPDATED: Columbia HS girls basketball team rolls to victory

Cougars beat West Caldwell Tech, Baptiste nets her 1,000th career point against Bernards

UPDATED: Columbia HS girls basketball team rolls to victory

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Senior Talia Baptiste scored 21 points, freshman Mayla Defreitas had 11 points and senior Jaime Levi and junior Julia Hartley each had 10 points to lead the Columbia High School girls basketball team to a 63-24 win at West Caldwell Tech on Monday, Feb. 12, in a Super Essex Conference crossover […]

Columbia HS girls hoops team wins two in a row

Columbia HS girls hoops team wins two in a row

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Columbia High School girls basketball team defeated South Plainfield and Hillside on consecutive days to improve to 9-14 on the season. Senior Talia Baptiste had 22 points, seven rebounds, six assists and five seals and senior Jaime Levi had 20 points to lead the Cougars to a 52-46 win at […]

St. Joseph’s hoopsters shine in weekend showcases

St. Joseph’s hoopsters shine in weekend showcases

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — In a thrilling weekend of basketball, the St. Joseph Celtics showcased their skills and team spirit, with each team contributing to a memorable series of games.  The Celtics’ eighth grade Varsity girls team beat Good Shepherd Academy on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 11, in a 38-23 victory that coincided with “senior night,” honoring […]

Columbia HS wrestling team sweeps matches, gears up for district tourney

Columbia HS wrestling team sweeps matches, gears up for district tourney

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Columbia High School boys wrestling team swept three matches on Saturday, Feb. 10, at Millburn. The Cougars defeated Millburn, 48-36; Rutgers Prep, 60-24 and Carteret, 60-18, to end the dual-meet season with a 12-9 record.  The Cougars will gear up for the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s District 11 […]

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