Chatham Football Team Builds Camaraderie, Goes 'All In' with Overnight Camp

August 15, 2017

CHATHAM, NJ - Filet mignon for dinner, a motivational speech and then a movie before lights out and a night's sleep on the gym floor culminated the first day of football practice for the Chatham High Cougars.

Chatham head coach Jason Izsa is stressing an "All In" team approach in 2017 and it started on Monday with the first of two nights eating, sleeping and ...

Chatham Football Team Heads to High School for Opening Camp Sleepover

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham High football team will be going back to school early this year.

The Cougars will officially begin their 2017 season practice on Monday, Aug. 14, by training and sleeping at Chatham High School.

"The football team will be spending a night at CHS as part of a team-building experience," Chatham Superintendent Dr. Michael LaSusa said.  "The head ...

Kunnapas Receives Craig Beardsley Award Named in Honor of Current Chatham Resident

HILLSDALE, NJ -  Hasbrouck Heights native Lia Kunnapas received the Craig Beardsley Award from the New Jersey Pool Manager's Association at its Championship meet on Saturday. The award is given annually by the NJPMA to the person whose activities best represent unselfish devotion and significant contributions in swimming as exemplified by Craig Beardsley, who now ...

Hawk Allstate Chatham Baseball Team of the Week: Chatham U10 Blue

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham U10 Blue travel baseball team defeated Millburn on July 27 to win the USABL New Providence Green League playoff championship.

The Chatham U10 Blue is the Hawk Allstate Chatham Baseball Team of the Week.

The team was coached by Adam Drum, Bob Carey, Ed Nowicki and Bill Linn.

Members of the Chatham U10 Blue travel baseball team include Matthew ...

Chatham U11 Blue Travel Baseball Wins Green League Playoffs

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Chatham's U11 Blue travel baseball team defeated New Providence, 5-2, to win the New Providence Green League playoff final on Thursday night at New Providence High.

Chatham's team members include: Andrew Cooper, Lawrence Truppo, Reilly Burns, Tommy Mitzak, Chris Peter, Teddy Mendrzycki, Luke DiMaggio, James Stepanian, Colin Sullivan and Jack Dropkin.

The ...

Chatham Golfer Wins Two Tournaments in Two Days

MADISON, NJ - Chatham resident Nancy Stepanian won two women's golf tournaments on consecutive days at the Madison Golf Club this week.

Stepanian won the Mary Blodgett Tournament on Wednesday and then earned the Bassford Cup on Thursday in the final against Kris Shannon, also of Chatham.


Hawk Allstate Chatham Baseball Team of the Week: Chatham U9 White Cougars

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham's U9 White summer baseball team capped off a hot-hitting weekend of baseball by winning the NJ Mayhem Tournament on 22-23 July. 

As a team, Chatham pounded out 72 hits, scored 59 runs in the five-game tournament.

The Chatham U9 White Cougars are the Hawk Allstate Chatham Baseball Team of the Week.

Dalton Loftin and Kevin Shuster led the team with ...

Wine Traders Win Chatham Recreation Men’s Modified Pitch Softball League Championship in Extra Innings vs. Eskies

CHATHAM, NJ - Spectators packed the bleachers at Shepard Kollock Field on Sunday evening for the final matchup in the three-game championship series of Chatham Recreation Men’s Modified Pitch Softball League, also known as The Bull-Lehman League.

While scores of children cheered from the sidelines and atop the jungle gym, members of the Wine Traders (the future name of their sponsor who ...

Hawk Allstate Chatham Athlete of the Week: Kate Purschke

CHATHAM, NJ - At its annual scholar-athlete luncheon, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) recognized 365 high school students for their achievements, awarding a total of $203,000 in college scholarships.

Under the ongoing scholar-athlete program, each NJSIAA member school – nearly every high school in the state – has the opportunity to select one ...

Hawk Allstate Chatham Athlete of the Week: Darren Yen

CHATHAM, NJ - Darren Yen earned a bronze medal in the Division II Men's Saber competition last week at the 2017 National Fencing Championships held in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Yen placed third out of 156 fencers at the national championships. He also earned his fencing B rating.

Darren Yen is the Hawk Allstate Chatham Athlete of the Week.

Yen also received two awards from USA Fencing.

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