Columbia HS girls’ basketball team stuns top-seeded Bayonne in state tournament first round

MAPLEWOOD – The 16th-seeded Columbia High School girls’ varsity basketball team stunned top-seeded Bayonne, 50-41, in overtime in the first round of the state North Jersey Section 2, Group 4 tournament on Tuesday, March 1, at Bayonne. The Cougars trailed 19-17 at halftime and 32-25 at the end of the third quarter, but outscored Bayonne, […]

Former Mets star Mookie Wilson to appear at Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center for book signing of ‘Kings of Queens: Life Beyond Baseball with the ’86 Mets’

UPPER MONTCLAIR – On April 7, former Mets star Mookie Wilson will appear at the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center with best-selling author Erik Sherman to discuss and sign copies of Sherman’s new book, “Kings of Queens: Life Beyond Baseball with the ’86 Mets.”  This year marks the 30th anniversary of the infamous world […]

Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center to host screening of ‘Fastball’ on March 22

UPPER MONTCLAIR – Just in time for the upcoming baseball season, the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center, located on the campus of Montclair State University, will host a special screening on March 22 of the acclaimed documentary “Fastball,” which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2015. Featuring  MLB stars and 20 Hall of […]

Columbia HS wrestlers enjoy success this season

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE – This season’s Columbia High School varsity wrestling team faced a very competitive schedule while being composed of mostly underclassman and inexperienced wrestlers. The final record of 9 wins and 16 losses is evidence of a team that was undermanned and inexperienced. However, with a few more individual match wins, the record could […]

St. Joseph hoop season winds down with fine play

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE – On Feb. 13 and 14, the St. Joseph’s Pee Wee Girls Celtics split their final two basketball games of the regular season, winning at home against St. Helen’s by a score of 20-8 and losing to a different St. Helen’s squad 12-8. In the two games, the Celtics played stifling interior defense […]

UPDATE: Columbia HS girls’ fencing team falls to Montgomery in state team championship

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE – The Columbia High School girls’ fencing team came up short in its bid for a three-peat state team tournament championship. The sixth-seeded Lady Cougars lost to top-seeded Montgomery, 16-11, in the state team tournament championship on Feb. 24 at Morris Hills High School in Rockaway. Camille Pham led CHS with a 3-0 […]

Jack Renkens to speak at Nutley HS about college athletic recruiting process

NUTLEY –National keynote speaker Jack Renkens of Recruiting Realities will bring his unique, no-nonsense presentation on college athletic recruiting to Nutley High School on Tuesday, March 15, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. “It’s a Game… Know the Rules” is guaranteed to serve as a reality check for families of student-athletes looking to get their […]

Columbia HS fencers thrive at State Squads

Girls’ foil squad wins silver to lead way; girls also advanced to state final

Columbia HS fencers thrive at State Squads

MAPLEWOOD – The Columbia High School girls’ fencing team did well in all three weapons at the State Squads Championships over the weekend.  The girls’ foil team won the silver medals, placing second in the state with  Marissa Viqueira, Camille Pham, and Hanae Garrison competing on the A, B, and C strips respectively. Pham finished […]

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