UPDATED: Columbia HS wrestlers Naquan Tory and Blake McGowan reach state finals in Atlantic City

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – Columbia High School wrestlers Naquan Tory and Blake McGowan finished in the top four of their respective weight divisions at the NJSIAA Region 3 tournament held at West Orange HS, Feb. 21-23. As a result, Tory and McGowan, both seniors, qualified for the NJSIAA state finals at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, Feb. […]

UPDATED: Naquan Tory wins 106-pound title to lead Columbia HS wrestling team at District 10 tournament

MAPLEWOOD – Naquan Tory won the 106-pound championship and Blake McGowan and Tyson Carroll each took second at the 170-  and 182-pound weight classes, respectively, to lead the Columbia High School varsity wrestling team at the District 10 tournament at Randolph HS, Saturday, Feb. 16. Cahil Love Jr. also finished in third place at 132 […]

UPDATED: Columbia HS wrestling team seeks district success

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – The Columbia High School wrestling team hopes to have a strong showing at the NJSIAA District 10 tournament at Randolph, Saturday, Feb. 16. Columbia finished the dual-meet season at 10-11. Devin Rocha, who recently tore his meniscus, finished his career as the winningest wrestler in CHS history with 102 wins. The previous […]

A hero, on and off the mat: Howard Kestenbaum

By Jim Van Orden Correspondent MAPLEWOOD, NJ – A cup hanging by a string from his 103rd floor office ceiling swung in a wide arc as the World Trade Center’s south tower swayed in strong winds blowing off the Hudson River. The cup, as well as a high-powered telescope he assembled so employees could view […]

Columbia HS wrestler Galileo Hetherington places third at Region 3 tournament; advances to state finals in Atlantic City

Updated with coach’s comments. Correction: This is the second year that the top four finishers in each weight class qualify for the state finals. MAPLEWOOD, NJ – Columbia High School wrestler Galileo Hetherington finished in third place in the 285-pound heavyweight class at Region 3 tournament at West Orange High School on Saturday, Feb. 24. […]

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