Jaguar Track Team earns several medals at Youth Indoor Championships

Jaguar Track Team earns several medals at Youth Indoor Championships

SOUTH ORANGE – The Jaguar Track Team headed to the 2016 Hershey USATF Youth Indoor Championships March 11-13th prepared and ready to run after great performances at the Potomac Valley 14 and Under Invitational in Maryland. At Nationals, the young Jaguars took the medal stand 20 times during the final meet of the indoor season […]

Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center displays new exhibit, ‘Champions in Bronze’

UPPER MONTCLAIR – The Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center is pleased to announce the opening of  “Champions in Bronze”  – an exhibit of iconic sports sculptures by Marc Mellon, one of America’s foremost figurative sculptors. Known for his portrait busts, commemorative statues and other works in bronze, Mellon’s works are highly recognizable throughout the […]

Lisa Morgan restored Columbia HS track and field glory

Coach leaves behind tremendous legacy after sensational eight-year run

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE – When Lisa Morgan took over the Columbia High School indoor and outdoor track and field program, she had one goal in mind: to restore its rich and proud tradition. Eight years later, Morgan accomplished that mission and more. But it’s an end of an era. Morgan stepped down as head coach following […]

Columbia HS track and field standout Cheyenne Trigg commits to Syracuse University

MAPLEWOOD – Columbia High School senior Cheyenne Trigg has committed to Syracuse University to continue her track and field career. This past indoor season, Trigg ran on the winning 4×200-meter relay, 4×400-meter relay and 1,600-meter sprint relay teams to help the Cougars win the team title at the Essex County Relays for the 13 consecutive […]

Essex County HS basketball legends to be honored at dinner on April 28

A dinner honoring the all-time Essex County boys’ and girls’ basketball players who starred during the Essex County Tournament era will be held April 28 at 6 p.m. at the Franklin Steakhouse in Nutley. The ECT for boys began in 1947 and for girls in 1975. The cost is $25 per person. Tickets can be […]

Columbia HS baseball team defeats Verona in season opener

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE – The Columbia High School varsity baseball team rallied to beat Verona, 4-2, in the season opener Friday, April 1, at Underhill Field. Luke Jackson went 2-for-3 with three RBI and a run and Daniel Cotler and Chistian Pierre each went 1-for-3 with a stolen base to lead the Cougars. Verona scored a […]

Columbia HS boys’ tennis team seeks another banner season

  The Columbia High School boys’ varsity tennis team lost seven players to graduation from last year’s conference championship-winning squad, including five starters. But with a deep roster that features promising, hard-working players, the Cougars are looking to have another successful season. Guided by head coach Bob Lieberman, CHS finished 18-6 overall, including winning the […]

Columbia HS softball team looks to build off fine season

Columbia HS softball team looks to build off fine season

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE – The Columbia High School varsity softball team, under second-year head coach Cliff Smith, hopes to have another successful season behind a good returning nucleus. The Lady Cougars, who had a solid 17-8 record last season, are led by such returning players as sophomore Maya Goldner, who  moves from second base last year […]

Ice hockey finding its niche in Maplewood and South Orange communities

Middle school team formed; parents also pushing to create program for Columbia High students

Ice hockey finding its niche in Maplewood and South Orange communities

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE – As a certified USA Hockey coach in the Union Thunder Youth program based out of the Union Sports Arena, Eric G0non constantly listens to players from South Orange and Maplewood who are 12- and 13-years-old  discuss what private high schools they wish to attend in a few years because they want to […]

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