Columbia HS girls’ basketball team falls in Essex County Tournament

MAPLEWOOD – The 12th-seeded Columbia High School girls’ varsity basketball team defeated Verona before losing to Nutley in the Essex County Tournament. Senior Dominique Rayam scored 23 points and senior Shadekay Haughton had 10 points in the 43-35 win over 21st-seeded Verona in the second preliminary round on Feb. 11 at South Orange Middle School. […]

Our Lady of Sorrows School and St Joseph’s CYO to host International Friendly Basketball Games

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE – Two high school basketball teams from Malahide Basketball Club in Dublin, Ireland will be in the South Orange-Maplewood area this weekend. The two teams, made up of boys and girls, will play a total of nine games over four days, four of which will be held locally. On Friday, February 12, Our Lady of […]

St. Joseph’s basketball teams enjoy fine action

St. Joseph’s basketball teams enjoy fine action

MAPLEWOOD – The Maplewood/South Orange St. Joseph CYO basketball teams enjoyed fine play this past weekend. The St. Joe’s Pee Wee Red 4th Grade boys had a tough loss on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 7, against St. Helen’s/Edwards 20-10.  A tough St. Helen’s defense limited the offense and the team went into the half down 8 to 4.  […]

Columbia HS girls’ basketball team to begin play in Essex County Tournament

MAPLEWOOD – The Columbia High School girls’ varsity basketball team, seeded 12th, will host 21st-seeded Verona in the second preliminary round of the Essex County Tournament on Feb. 11 at 5:30 p.m. at South Orange Middle School. The Cougars received a bye in the first preliminary round. Senior Dominique Rayam had 15 points; Shadekay Haughton […]

Columbia HS boys fall; girls advance in state fencing

Columbia HS boys fall; girls advance in state fencing

MAPLEWOOD – The energy was palpable at the New Jersey Fencing Alliance in Maplewood when the Columbia High School boys’ fencing team was preparing for their state tournament meet against Montclair High School. As well prepared as they were, they knew that they were in for a tough night given the strength of Montclair’s saber […]

Maplewood fencer Jack Woods wins Gold again in Paris; South Orange’s Zander Rhodes also excels

Maplewood fencer Jack Woods wins Gold again in Paris; South Orange’s Zander Rhodes also excels

MAPLEWOOD – History was made in Paris, France, when Maplewood’s Jack Woods, age 14, won Gold and was the first fencer to win this prestigious international event for two years in a row, according to the organizers of the Challenge CEP Marathon Fleuret, 2016 – the world’s largest Youth Men’s (Y15) Foil Event.   Three-hundred […]

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