Columbia HS alum Yosh Nijman leads Packers to No. 1 seed in NFC

Columbia HS alum Yosh Nijman leads Packers to No. 1 seed in NFC

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE — Yosh Nijman, a 2014 Columbia High School graduate, is a starting left tackle for the Green Bay Packers in the NFL this season. Nijman, shown during a preseason practice for the Cougars in 2013, played at Virginia Tech and signed with the Packers as an undrafted free agent in 2019. The Packers, […]

Columbia HS football players earn conference honors

Columbia HS football players earn conference honors

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Columbia High School football team, which qualified for the postseason and finished with a decent 5-5 record under head coach Gary Mobley, featured several players who earned Super Football Conference–Freedom Red Division honors. First-team offense: Senior lineman Dylan Dalambert. First-team defense: Senior lineman Stevenson Memo. Senior linebacker Stephen Henry. Sophomore […]

Columbia’s Stephen Henry is DiGregorio Award football nominee

Columbia’s Stephen Henry is DiGregorio Award football nominee

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Columbia High School senior running back/linebacker Stephen Henry has been named a nominee for the Steve DiGregorio Young Man of the Year award. The Super Football Conference has established this new annual recognition. Named for the legendary Paramus Catholic and Nutley High School football coach, who was also a stellar athlete […]

Columbia HS football team ends good season

Columbia HS football team ends good season

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Columbia High School football team ended a good season. The seventh-seeded Cougars fell at second-seeded Ridgewood, 34-0, in the quarterfinals of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association North Jersey, Section 1, Group 5, playoffs, on Friday night, Nov. 5, to finish with a 5-5 overall record. It was the […]

Super Football Conference Steve DiGregorio Young Man’s Award nominees list announced

Super Football Conference Steve DiGregorio Young Man’s Award nominees list announced

The Super Football Conference (SFC) has established an entirely new annual recognition, the Steve DiGregorio Young Man of the Year Award. Named for the legendary Paramus Catholic and Nutley High School football coach, who was also a stellar athlete at Nutley, the award will be presented on Jan. 10, 2022, banquet event held at MetLife […]

Columbia HS football team defeats Bloomfield

Columbia HS football team defeats Bloomfield

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Columbia High School football team defeated Bloomfield, 18-15, in thrilling fashion in Bloomfield on Friday night, Oct. 15. Columbia won it on a 22-yard field goal by sophomore Henry Aaron in the fourth quarter. After Columbia trailed 7-0 at halftime, senior Stephen Henry ran for two touchdowns in the third […]

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