NJSIAA Hall of Fame Class for 2018 announced

Late Columbia HS coach Eugene Chyzowych, former Seton Hall Prep star Rick Porcello among the local inductees

NJSIAA Hall of Fame Class for 2018 announced

A stellar group of 16 individuals has been selected to comprise the 2018 induction group for the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) Gallagher/Bollinger Hall of Fame. The class was chosen by a statewide committee made up of media members and active and retired school administrators, and was chaired by NJSIAA assistant director Jack […]

Columbia HS boys’ soccer team features solid experience this season

Columbia HS boys’ soccer team features solid experience this season

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – The Columbia High School varsity boys’ soccer team, under fifth-year head coach Josh Russotto, returns a strong group from last year’s team that finished with a solid 10-7-1 record. All of the eight returning players have starting experience. The senior captains are Sam Maidenberg, Frederick Hoffman, Ethan Pidgeon, and Julian Lyons. Maidenberg […]

Columbia HS boys’ soccer team kicks up successful season

Columbia HS boys’ soccer team kicks up successful season

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – The Columbia High School varsity boys’ soccer team enjoyed a successful 10-7-1 season. It marked the Cougars’ best season in head coach Josh Russotto’s four-year tenure and the first 10-win season since 2012. Columbia posted eight victories against Essex County opponents, defeating Super Essex Conference-American Division rivals Millburn, East Side and West […]

Columbia HS boys’ soccer team falls to Millburn in state tournament quarterfinals

MILLBURN – The fifth-seeded Columbia High School varsity boys’ soccer team lost at fourth-seeded Millburn, 2-0,  in the quarterfinals of the NJSIAA North Jersey Section 2, Group 4 state tournament on Friday, Nov. 3. The Cougars enjoyed a successful season. CHS finished with a 10-7-1 record. Millburn improved to 12-5-1. The Cougars defeated Millburn, 2-1, […]

NJSIAA state tournament pairings for boys’ and girls’ soccer released

The NJSIAA released the state tournament pairings for boys’ and girls’ varsity soccer. The Worrall Community Newspapers schools in Essex County that have made the state tournament are: Boys Soccer: Irvington, Nutley, Belleville, Orange, West Orange, Columbia, Seton Hall Prep, Bloomfield and Glen Ridge Girls Soccer: Nutley, Belleville, Orange, West Orange, Columbia, Bloomfield and Glen […]

Columbia HS boys’ soccer team defeats state-ranked Millburn

Columbia HS boys’ soccer team defeats state-ranked Millburn

Photos by Jerry Simon. Columbia HS (white uniforms) vs. Bloomfield, Sept. 27, at Bloomfield’s Watsessing Park. Columbia won, 4-1. MAPLEWOOD, NJ – The Columbia High School varsity boys’ soccer team rallied to beat state-ranked Millburn, 2-1, in overtime on Oct. 11 at CHS Ritzer Field. Millburn opened the scoring on a rebound goal midway through […]

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