All-star athlete makes up strong side at Columbia High School

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — While graduation is a time to celebrate accomplishments and look toward our students’ bright futures, it can also be bittersweet. For instance, Columbia High School will be losing one of its most dedicated student-athletes: Jasmine Keegan. The Maplewood resident has lettered in three CHS sports — volleyball, basketball and track and field […]

Columbia High School girls’ track and field team takes second at state Group 4 Championships, one point shy of Southern Regional

MAPLEWOOD – The Columbia High School girls’ track and field team nearly won the state Group 4 girls team title. The Cougars finished second overall with 39 team points, just one point shy of winner Southern Regional, based on the top six finishes in each event during the meet held at Egg Harbor, June 3-4. […]

Columbia HS girls’ track and field team rallies to win team title at North Jersey Section 2, Group 4 Championships

MAPLEWOOD – The Columbia High School girls’ track and field team rallied to win the team title at the state North Jersey Section 2, Group 4 Championships at Ridge HS in Basking Ridge, May 27-28. The Cougars had trailed Ridge, 60-43.   Senior Jordan Fields won first place (18 feet-1 inch), senior Sienna Farrell took […]

Columbia HS girls’ track and field team wins Essex County Championships title for the third straight season

Correction: CHS girls’ track team won the Essex County meet title for the third straight season.   MAPLEWOOD – The Columbia High School girls’ track and field team won five events, including two by senior Jordan Fields, to win the Essex County Championships team title for the third consecutive season. The Cougars, under first-year head […]

Columbia HS track and field teams excel at SEC meet

MAPLEWOOD – The Columbia High School track and field teams had good showings at the Super Essex Conference-American Division Championships on May 14 at Schools Stadium in Newark. The girls’ team finished second overall to Montclair in the girls’ team standings. CHS finished 10 points behind Montclair, 143-133. The boys’ team finished third overall with […]

Columbia HS girls’ track 4×100 relay shines in Large School final at Penn Relays

MAPLEWOOD and SOUTH ORANGE – The Columbia High School girls’ track and field 4×100-meter relay team, consisting of sophomore Ciara French, freshman Lillian Williams, junior Dahria Lewis and senior Cheyenne Trigg, is having a great showing at the 122nd Penn Relays at Franklin Field in Philadelphia, Pa. On the first day of the meet, April 28, […]