Cougar Soccer Club teams pick up 12 wins to begin conference play

Cougar Soccer Club teams pick up 12 wins to begin conference play

By Mike Connolly Correspondent MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Cougar Soccer Club picked up 12 victories to open conference play recently. Girls U10 Premier 5, Secaucus 1 The U10 Premier team broke up a tight game with five-straight goals in the second half to defeat Secaucus, 5-1, at Borden Park on Sunday, Sept. 19. Morgan […]

St. Joseph’s CYO accepts basketball sign-ups

St. Joseph’s CYO accepts basketball sign-ups

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — St. Joseph’s Catholic Youth Organization basketball in Maplewood is accepting registrations from girls and boys in grades 1 to 8 for the 2021-2022 basketball season. CYO basketball is open to all children living in the Maplewood–South Orange community who are parishioners at St. Joseph’s in Maplewood or Our Lady of Sorrows in […]

Cougar Soccer Club wins two titles at opening tournament

Cougar Soccer Club wins two titles at opening tournament

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE — The Cougar Soccer Club sent 20 teams comprising more than 260 players to the Essex Fall Tune-Up Tournament this weekend in West Orange and Livingston. Two of the teams brought home championship wins, while five others made it to the finals. All of the teams gained valuable experience as they prepare for […]

Columbia HS field hockey team is on the rise

Columbia HS field hockey team is on the rise

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE — The Columbia High School field hockey program has been on the rise since Stephanie Rivera took over as head coach.  Columbia enjoyed a great start to this season. In the first game of the year, Columbia posted an amazing comeback win. They rallied from a 2-0 deficit to defeat Livingston, 3-2, Sept. […]

Henry, Huff lead Columbia HS football team past Livingston

Henry, Huff lead Columbia HS football team past Livingston

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE — The Columbia High School football team improved to 2-0 with a 29-24 victory over Livingston on Sept. 10 at Underhill Field. Stephen Henry ran for 221 yards and a touchdown on 21 carries and Tarik Huff completed 17 of 24 passes for 197 yards and three touchdowns to lead the CHS Cougars. […]

High school football season kicks off despite schedule changes due to Ida storm

The high school football season kicked off for most teams last weekend in Essex County, but not without some disruption. The remnants of Hurricane Ida forced teams to change the logistics of their games. The most severe damage was seen at Foley Field in Bloomfield. As a result, Bloomfield’s home game against Nutley on Friday, […]

Columbia boys soccer team aims for another stellar season

Columbia boys soccer team aims for another stellar season

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — With a strong returning nucleus, the Columbia High School boys soccer team hopes to build off a successful 2020 season in which the Cougars finished with a 9-4 record that included winning the Super Essex Conference Colonial Division title and reaching the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association North East G, […]

SEC recently announced all-conference teams for track and field

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Super Essex Conference recently named students to all-conference teams in track and field. Girls track and field – American Division: Columbia High School – First team: Sabrina McCrear for intermediate hurdles. Second team: Kamali Hoff for the high hurdles. Irvington High School – Second team: Raphae Guthrie for the shot […]

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