Best Teammate Award recipients honored at ceremony at Yogi Berra Museum

Best Teammate Award recipients honored at ceremony at Yogi Berra Museum

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — For the 10th consecutive year, the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center hosted student athletes from member schools of the Super Essex Conference along with their families and coaches for a celebration of the qualities that made Yogi Berra a national treasure. The 39 recipients of the 2022 Yogi Berra Museum […]

Columbia HS freshman Jada Fowlkes takes part at LPGA Cognizant Founders Cup golf tourney

Columbia HS freshman Jada Fowlkes takes part at LPGA Cognizant Founders Cup golf tourney

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Columbia High School freshman Jada Fowlkes enjoyed a great experience at the recent LPGA Cognizant Founders Cup golf tournament held at the Upper Montclair Country Club. Representing the LPGA-USGA Girls Golf of Greater Newark, Fowlkes, 14, was invited to play in the pro-am tournament for the second year in a row.  […]

Columbia HS baseball team’s rally falls shorts vs. top-seeded Millburn in the GNT quarterfinals

Columbia HS baseball team’s rally falls  shorts vs. top-seeded Millburn in the GNT quarterfinals

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The eighth-seeded Columbia High School baseball team dropped a heartbreaking 5-4 decision to top-seeded Millburn in the quarterfinal round of the Greater Newark Tournament on Wednesday, May 11, in Millburn. Trailing 5-0, the Cougars rallied for four runs in the top of the sixth inning. Senior Luke Nomura hit a two-run […]

Columbia HS girls lacrosse team posts victories

Columbia HS girls lacrosse team posts victories

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Columbia High School girls lacrosse team defeated Governor Livingston and West Orange last week. Freshman Evie Campbell and sophomores Susanna Knutsen and Olivia Fitzsimmons each had two goals and one assist to lead Columbia to a 9-6 home win over Governor Livingston on Wednesday, May 11. Junior Jamie Fardin had […]

Columbia HS boys lacrosse team enjoys win streak

Columbia HS boys lacrosse team enjoys win streak

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Columbia High School boys lacrosse team defeated Montclair, Watchung Hills and Old Bridge to extend its winning streak to four games and improve to 13-4 on the season. Junior Sumner Verdun had four goals, senior Lachlan Campbell had three goals, and senior RJ Benn had two goals and one assist […]

Columbia HS softball team begins state tournament play

Columbia HS softball team begins state tournament play

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Columbia High School softball team received the No. 9 seed in the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s North Jersey, Section 1, Group 4, tournament and was scheduled to visit No. 8 seed Kearny in the first round on Tuesday, May 17. The winner will face the winner between No. […]

Columbia HS track teams enjoy good efforts at SEC meet

Columbia HS track teams enjoy good efforts at SEC meet

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Columbia High School boys and girls track-and-field teams gave good efforts at the Super Essex Conference–American Division championships on Saturday, May 14, at Newark Schools Stadium. The girls team took fifth place overall. Junior Emma Friedrich won the 3,200-meter run in 11 minutes, 33.90 seconds. Sophomore Madison Stevens won the […]

Montclair Kimberley Academy’s Jake Pryor and Brodie Snyder enjoy life as actors and athletes

Montclair Kimberley Academy’s Jake Pryor and Brodie Snyder enjoy life as actors and athletes

BLOOMFIELD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Long before either Jake Pryor of Bloomfield or Brodie Snyder South Orange roamed the halls of Montclair Kimberley Academy, and also excelled as co-captains in both their scholastic sports, there have been many noted former athletes who became renowned actors. Johnny Weissmuller, who was one of the outstanding swimmers of his […]

Nutley HS softball team defeats Columbia to reach ECT semifinals

Nutley HS softball team defeats Columbia to reach ECT semifinals

NUTLEY/SOUTH ORANGE/MAPLEWOOD — The third-seeded Nutley High School softball team defeated sixth-seeded Columbia, 5-0, in the quarterfinal round of the Essex County Tournament at Yanticaw Park field on Tuesday, May 10. Nutley will face No. 2 seed Livingston in the semifinals doubleheader on Friday, May 13, at Mike Sheppard Sr. Field at Seton Hall University […]

Our Lady of Sorrows track team begins season

Our Lady of Sorrows track team begins season

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Our Lady of Sorrows track-and-field team opened its season at the Saint Cassian Invitational. The small, inexperienced track team from OLS took to the field for the first time in two years, and, while the results may not have been all they had hoped, they were very promising. More than […]

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