Columbia HS wrestling team has good Essex County Tournament showing; Kevhan Bent wins 285-pound title; Devin Rocha takes 4th as Cougars place four among just 9 grapplers

Columbia HS wrestling team has good Essex County Tournament showing; Kevhan Bent wins 285-pound title; Devin Rocha takes 4th as Cougars place four among just 9 grapplers

MAPLEWOOD – The Columbia High School varsity wrestling team, entering nine wrestlers in the 14 weight classes, enjoyed a good showing at the Essex County Tournament,  Jan. 21-22, at Richard J. Codey Arena in West Orange. Despite that disadvantage, the Cougars had four grapplers place in the very tough tournament as they  finished 11th out […]

Seton Hall University’s ‘Hall Line’ to hold Feb. 6 event at Prudential Center to celebrate its 50th anniversary

SOUTH ORANGE – WSOU 89.5 FM, the student-run radio station of Seton Hall University, will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the sports call-in program “Hall Line” with a special event at Newark’s Prudential Center on Saturday, Feb. 6. The event will reunite three of the program’s four founders during a reception before the Seton Hall […]

Rayam leads Columbia HS girls’ hoop team

MAPLEWOOD – Pictured above, Columbia High School senior Dominique Rayam lays up a shot in the 54-23 loss at East Orange Campus on Jan. 5 in a girls’ varsity basketball game. Rayam finished with nine points. The Lady Cougars lost at Newark Tech, 36-31, Jan. 12, to move to a 2-7 record.

Columbia HS wrestling team split matches; Essex County Tournament and CHS Hall of Fame Day loom

MAPLEWOOD – This past week, the Columbia High School varsity wrestling team visited two Super Essex Conference rivals, Millburn on Jan. 12 and Weequahic on Jan. 13. The grapplers split the meets. Millburn defeated Columbia, 49-30. Columbia defeated Weequahic, 48-18. At Millburn, the Cougar winners were 106-pound Joaquin Tianga and 220-pound Mansky Charles, each by […]

Columbia HS boys’ basketball team earns wins

MAPLEWOOD – Senior Kevin Bostic scored a game-high 20 points with three 3-pointers to lead the Columbia High School boys’ varsity basketball team to a 75-67 overtime win over Newark Tech on Jan. 12 at home. Senior 6-foot-3 Davidson Racine had 18 points, eight rebounds and two blocks; junior John Reed had 17 points; senior […]

Columbia HS boys’ and girls’ fencing teams victorious

MAPLEWOOD – It was a week of celebrations for both the Columbia High School boys’ and girls’ fencing teams as they both defeated Newark Academy and Livingston High School. The Columbia boys’ fencing team knew it had to be in top form to fence against the strong and experienced team from Newark Academy. They trained […]

Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center to screen Marty Glickman film on Feb. 11 with special guest Ian Eagle

UPPER MONTCLAIR – For over a half century, Marty Glickman was the pre-eminent voice of New York sports, and became arguably the most influential sports broadcaster of all time. He announced games of virtually every team, beginning as the radio announcer of the New York Knicks when they were formed in 1946. And he was […]

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