Chatham Guard Rooney Makes Group 3 All-State Basketball Team

March 27, 2017

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham guard Jack Rooney has been named named to the third team on's Group 3 All-State team.

The junior guard boosted his career point total to 1,008. The three-year varsity player has been to three straight Morris County Tournament championship games, winning two, and helped the Cougars reach three straight state sectional finals.



Chatham Out to Build Reputation as "Baseball Town" Under Leathers

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham may not be a “baseball town,” but Coach Todd Leathers believes that is subject to change.

“Coming in to a program that does not fare so well, one of the biggest changes as a staff that we had to make was a change of culture,” Leathers said.

The second-year coach helped guide the Cougars to a 10-15 record in 2016. Leathers believes that this ...

Chatham Girls Lacrosse Captains Will Attack Century Marks in 2017

CHATHAM, NJ - It's not that they know each other so well that they have the ability to complete each other's sentence. It's the way the Chatham girls lacrosse tri-captains Schuyler Bixby, Zoe Kraus and Abby Morgan have finished off each other's passes during their four-year varsity careers that should worry their opponents.

The three form a triumvirate on attack ...

Hawk Allstate Chatham Athlete of the Week: Graham LeMon

CHATHAM, NJ - When a parent agrees to foot the bill for a custom made size-18 basketball sneaker so his son can look cool, he hopes it will be a good investment.

It's safe to say that Jim LeMon got his money's worth watching his son, Graham, fill those big shoes this past basketball season.

But the season wasn't about the shoes, it was all about how well the 6-6, 290-pound ...

Chatham Boys Lacrosse Enters 2017 with that Championship Feeling

CHATHAM, NJ - The good news is that Chatham is the NJSIAA 2016 Group 2 boys lacrosse state champion and no one can take that away. The reality is that every team that steps on the field against the Cougars in 2017 will be looking to knock that crown off their heads.

That's why Chatham coach Tony Calandra feels good that he'll be fielding a team populated by seniors ...

Chatham Represented on Mennen Division Ice Hockey Team by Boles, Dempsey

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham goalie Jamie Boles, defender Tanner Acone and Chatham resident Thomas Dempsey, a freshman at Morristown-Beard, earned Mennen Division honors from the Morris County Ice Hockey Coaches.

Boles won the Otto Haas Sportsmanship Award and also was named to the Mennen Division second team, as was teammate Acone. 

Dempsey was named the Terry Maguire Rookie of the ...

Chatham Boys Lacrosse Gets Outside for First Day of Spring

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham boys lacrosse team took to Lum Field for practice on Monday afternoon on the first official day of Spring.

The Cougars, the defending Group 2 state champion, will travel for a scrimmage at Bergen Catholic on Wednesday and again at Morristown-Beard on Saturday.

Chatham opens at home against Sparta on Wednesday, March 29.


Chatham Players LeMon, Rooney, Bredahl Named to Morris County Coaches' Basketball Team

MOUNTAIN LAKES, NJ - Three Chatham players - Graham LeMon, Jack Rooney and Mac Bredahl - received all-county honors from the Morris County Boys Basketball Coaches' Association at the awards luncheon held Monday.

LeMon was named to the first team. The senior forward was named the MVP of the Morris County Tournament after Chatham won its second straight MCT title. Rooney, a junior guard ...

Chatham Softball Looks for Stability to Breed Success in 2017

CHATHAM, NJ - After a few tumultuous years, the Chatham High softball team has finally found some stability.

The Lady Cougars finished their 2016 campaign with a 20-6 record. Coach Brian Figueiredo believes that they have the chance to further improve on that success this season.

“I think the key to last year’s success was stability in the program,” Figueiredo said.

Longtime Chatham AD, Ice Hockey Coach Cohen Inducted into Director of Athletics Hall of Fame

CHATHAM, NJ - Among his cherished memories from his time as the Chatham High ice hockey coach and his tenure as the CHS athletic director, Harvey "Hutch" Cohen lists participating in New Jersey's very first state championship game as one of the top highlights.

"There are so many great memories," Cohen said. "We played in the first-ever state ...

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