CHS girls basketball named Essex County Team of the Year

CHS girls basketball named Essex County Team of the Year

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Cougars varsity girls basketball team was named the Essex County Team of the Year and third-year head coach Chuck Keegan was named Coach of the Year by Sideline Chatter, an online sports page covering Essex County high school sports. While the team played a modified schedule, playing half the number of […]

Cougars beat Bengals in girls hoops game

Cougars beat Bengals in girls hoops game

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Columbia High School girls basketball team defeated the Bloomfield Bengals 58-33 at the BHS gym on March 2. For the Cougars, Corteney Provilon-Louis and Zahra Alexander led the team with 11 points each, following by Shana Desir with 10, Bella Galatt with 9, Kaijhe Hall will 8, Talia Baptiste with 7, […]

NJSIAA announces postseason football plans

NJSIAA announces postseason football plans

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ — New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association, in coordination with officers of its Football Leagues and Conferences Committee, has announced plans for the 2020 football postseason. To be known as “Football Post-Season Groupings,” these playoff games will be played during weeks seven and eight of the season. Participation in Football Post-Season Groupings will […]

NJSIAA provides summer workout guidelines

NJSIAA provides summer workout guidelines

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association marked the initial step toward a fall season return to high school sports with the release of initial guidelines for summer workouts, formally known as the “summer recess period,” according to a June 19 press release from the NJSIAA. “The governor’s announcement today regarding youth […]

NJSIAA recognizes graduating Scholar-Athletes

NJSIAA recognizes graduating Scholar-Athletes

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — For the 2019-20 school year, the 27th annual Scholar-Athlete Awards initiative of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association has provided a certificate of recognition to 354 high school student-athletes. Under this ongoing program, each NJSIAA member school — nearly every high school in the state — has the opportunity to […]

Schools to remain closed through school year, sports canceled

Schools to remain closed through school year, sports canceled

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy announced May 4 that New Jersey school buildings will remain closed through the rest of the school year. This announcement has also served as the final death knell for the spring 2020 sports season, which the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association had been hoping to resurrect at […]

NJSIAA hopes to have spring season suspended by COVID-19 pandemic

NJSIAA hopes to have spring season suspended by COVID-19 pandemic

On April 1, the day that most of the sports for the spring high school season were supposed to begin, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association indicated that it is still hoping the season will take place. The NJSIAA suspended the spring season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to published reports, NJSIAA Assistant […]

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