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Hawk Allstate Chatham Softball Team of the Week: Chatham U14 Sparks

June 22, 2017

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Sparks U14 girls fast-pitch softball team went undefeated over the weekend in the Father's Day Tournament held in South Plainfield.

Chatham won every game played at Pony Tail Park on June 17 and 18, which culminated with a 7-6 win in the final versus the South Plainfield Tigers. Strong pitching, outstanding defense and powerful hitting were the keys to the ...

Hawk Allstate Chatham Baseball Team of the Week: Chatham U11 White

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham U11 White travel baseball team defeated Livingston, 7-6 in extra innings, to win the American Northeast Division of the United States Amateur Baseball League (USABL).

The final was a rematch of last year's final won by Livingston. This year, Chatham threw out a runner at the plate in the seventh inning to preserve the win.

The Chatham U11 White travel team ...

Chatham Recreation Track Excels at Morris County Lakeland League Championships

RANDOLPH, NJ - A group of 55 athletes represented the Chatham Recreation Track and Field team and placed third overall in Division II of the Morris County Lakeland League Championships during a two-day event held this month at Randolph High School.

In the 13-15 boys division, Henry Wood of Chatham won both the mile and the 400-meter races. Wood clocked 4:53.76 in the mile and won the 400 in ...

Hawk Allstate Chatham Athlete of the Week: Simone Kirton

CHATHAM, NJ - Representing Chatham High School at the NJSIAA Track & Field Meet of Champions last Saturday, track star Simone Kirton certainly ended her legacy at Chatham on a high note. Kirton secured fifth place in the 100-meter hurdles, finishing in 14.57.

“I’m definitely happy that I was able to place in the Meet of Champions because I like representing Chatham ...

Chatham Baseball Players Stamford, DeMaria Named to Northeast All-Star Team

Chatham juniors Matt Stamford and Peter DeMaria were selected to play for the Northwest team in the fifth annual Garden State Underclass Games set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 14 at the Diamond Nation Baseball Facility in Flemington.

Stamford, a left-handed pitcher, finished his season for Chatham with a 7-0 record and a 1.28 ERA. In his 49.1 innings pitched, he struck out 47 batters.

Cadden Tops Field in 40th Jaycees Chatham Fishawack Run; Weiss First Female Runner

CHATHAM, NJ - Liam Cadden improved his time by a full minute over last year, but he felt he was fortunate to win the 40th Jaycees Fishawack Run on Saturday.

The Chatham High junior won the race by 18 seconds over his nearest competitor with a time of 22.10.64. Matt Solomon of Vermont was second in 22:28.84 and CHS senior Matt Stasiukevicius was third in 22:41.60.

"I came ...

Hawk Allstate Chatham Athlete of the Week: Matt Devlin

CHATHAM, NJ - Matt Devlin had to wait until the last game of his high school baseball career to experience what it's like to play in front of a large crowd in a big game.

It came during a 5-3 loss to Cranford in the state sectional final last Friday at Chatham High School.

"That was awesome, it was the biggest fan base at this field that I've ever seen," Devlin, a Chatham ...

Kennedy to Represent Chatham in Super 36 North-South Softball All-Star Game

CHATHAM, NJ - Senior outfielder Bonnie Kennedy was named to the North team for the Super 36 North-South Softball All-Star game that will be played Monday, June 12 at Mike Sheppard, Sr. Field at Essex County Ivy Hill Park in Newark.

There were 182 players nominated from throughout the state for the all-star game and from that group 36 were chosen to participate.

Kennedy closed out ...

Chatham Becomes First New Jersey High School to Make Paddle Tennis a Varsity Sport

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Board of Education voted 6-0 to officially approve Platform Tennis, more commonly known as Paddle Tennis, as an official varsity sport for the 2017-2018 school year.

"It's the first varsity paddle tennis team in the state of New Jersey, and, possibly the country," Paul Ivans, Chatham parent who helped organize the team. "We've been talking to ...

Chatham Athletic Boosters Donate Nearly $100,000 for Scoreboard, Snack Shack Upgrade at Cougar Field

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Athletic Boosters donated close to $100,000 to fund a new scoreboard and to enhance the renovation of the Booster Snack Shack on Monday at the Chatham Board of Education meeting. The money comes from the donations that were initially raised in an effort to light Cougar Field.

“Its been almost 10 years since the fundraising for the lights happened and ...

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