Columbia HS boys’ tennis team has stellar season

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – At Columbia High School, one of the sports with a great tradition is tennis. Heck, people still talk about the likes of Dick Savitt, Dan Nahirny and Marjorie Gantman. In 1951, eight years after he graduated from CHS, Savitt captured two Grand Slam titles, and was considered by many people as the […]

Columbia HS softball team boasts All-SEC players

Columbia HS softball team boasts All-SEC players

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – The Columbia High School varsity softball team featured several players who earned All-Super Essex Conference-Liberty Division honors. Sophomore shortstop Hudson Hassler and senior pitcher Jordan Stephan made First Team; senior pitcher Catherine John and sophomore second baseman Alexa Stephan made Second Team; and sophomore third baseman Lucy Gagne and senior first baseman […]

PHOTO: Columbia HS student-athletes announce college choices

PHOTO: Columbia HS student-athletes announce college choices

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – Columbia High School student-athletes announced their college decisions. Standing from left to right: Edward Martinez (Track: Ursinus College), Jack O’Connell (Track: Fordham University), Tim Depue (Track: Charleston Southern University), and Rick Hankey (Track: Rowan University). Sitting down left to right: Hannah Williams (Soccer: Penn State University), Ayana Henry (Track: Morgan State), and […]

Men of Essex, Inc. honors Essex County scholar-athletes and Athletes of Year

Men of Essex, Inc. honors Essex County scholar-athletes and Athletes of Year

The Men of Essex, Inc. has selected track phenom Reanda Richards of West Essex Regional High School to be the recipient of the 2018 “Essex Award.” The 60th Anniversary Essex Awards dinner banquet was held on Wednesday, May 16, at Cedar Hill Golf & Country Club in Livingston. Richards broke a 36-year-old meet record in […]