Sports

November 15, 2018

MADISON, NJ - Chris McHugh, who played basketball at Chatham High, will be coaching the Washington & Lee men's basketball team in the Rose City Classic set for Friday and Saturday at Drew University. McHugh, who played under Todd Ervin as a guard for the Cougars, is in his second season as ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Five Chatham student-athletes have signed national letters of intent to continue playing sports at their respective college choices. Colleen Graham has signed to play lacrosse at Marquette University; Sean Ryan has signed to play soccer at Ohio State University; Sara Szalay has ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Giants fans got a second chance to revel in their team's come-from-behind victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Tuesday night when tight end Evan Engram came to Legends Gallery in Chatham to sign photos and memorabilia. Less than 24 hours after Engram keyed the winning drive in ...

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Cassandra Falone, a junior from Chatham, posted career-high totals of 13 points and seven rebounds in leading St. Michael's College to a 72-62 women' basketball win over Mercy last Friday in the season opener for the Purple Knights. Falone, who hit three 3-pointers in the game, scored 11 points ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - A Johnson player noticed Chatham's Connor Tully sitting on the bench after the game and went over to him and said, "Keep your head up, you played a good game." That was the same message Chatham's first-year coach Dan Czepiga gave to his team following the 27-24 loss to Johnson in ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Cougars will get one last chance to win a football game at home with their 1 p.m. kickoff Thursday against visiting Johnson Regional from Clark in an NJSIAA consolation matchup. Chatham (2-7) is winless in four home games this season. The Crusaders come in with a 4-5 mark, ...

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CLARK, NJ - Chatham junior Alec Gironda was the individual winner in the Viking Last Chance Invitational, leading the Cougars cross-country team to a second place finish on Wednesday at Oak Ridge Park. Westfield placed first. Gironda won the 5K race in 16:48. The other top Chatham runners ...

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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - Alec Gironda placed 18th overall in 17:04 to help Chatham place seventh as a team at the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 cross-country meet held Saturday at Geystone. Chatham North II, Group 3 State Sectional results: 18th       Alec Gironda        ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham quarterback Giovanni Del Re scored on a sneak and also threw a scoring pass to T.J. Coffey as the Cougar 8th Grade football team shut out Kenilworth, 16-0, in the Suburban Youth Football League playoffs Sunday at Cougar Field. Del Re connected with Quinn Allison, whose ...

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MENDHAM, NJ - One of the first orders of business after Chatham's football loss to Mendham on Thursday night was for head coach Dan Czepiga to lead the team in a round of applause for Luke McAloon's first varsity start. With senior Ryan Lonergan and junior Ryan Coughlin out with injuries, it was ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Three New Jersey Suburban Youth League football playoff games are set to be played Sunday at Cougar Field. Chatham's 5th Grade Cougars will be taking on Somerset Hills in the first game of the triple-header at 10 a.m., followed by the 12 p.m. 6th Grade Chatham team taking on ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Consistency is what makes a volleyball setter's game stand out and Brenda Jaroker has her own training methods. "I do reps on the wall in my house while watching a movie," Jaroker said. "I figured that while watching 'Home Alone' I did 2,500 reps. You can watch a movie and do the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Every senior on the Chatham team knows that the next state tournament game can be the last high school girls volleyball match they'll play. Katie Hauck has the date of her last game marked on her calendar. The Chatham right side/middle went into the first-round matchup against ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The seniors on the Chatham field hockey team represent the first class that has been with coach Kaitlin Leyden for four years. And it was a team that came of age in 2018. "This, by far, is the best group I've ever coached," Leyden said. "It's the seniors, they made it a special ...

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CHESTER, NJ - Senior Caroline Crouse converted a pass from classmate Emma Droner in the second half of Chatham's 2-1 girls soccer loss to West Morris in opening round of the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 state tournament on Tuesday. Senior goalie Olivia Mathern finished with 12 saves ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Nick DiMaggio had a smile on his face as he approached the ball to take a corner kick for Chatham in the second half of the boys state soccer tournament game against Cliffside Park. He was smiling because a minute earlier his 30-yard free kick had tied the game. Remi Ufheil kept ...

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Chatham will travel to meet Mendham, 7 p.m. Thursday in a consolation playoff football game. The Cougars (2-6) and Mendham (3-5) have played two common opponents this season in Morristown and Millburn. Chatham defeated Millburn, 23-7, and lost to Morristown, 24-15. The Minutemen won over ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham football parents and fans who stayed around through the wet and cold conditions to the end gave a little extra shout for Luke McAloon as he was leaving the field carrying two bags of equipment at Cougar Field on Saturday. After senior quarterback Ryan Lonergan and ...

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The Chatham High Freshman football team completed an undefeated season on Friday when it defeated Hanover Park, 32-26, in East Hanover. The freshman Cougars finished the 2018 with a 7-0-1 record, tying Parsippany Hills in its only non-win.  

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham will play its homecoming football game Saturday against Hanover Park and it will also be a homecoming for Cougar defensive coordinator Evan Picariello. Not only is Picariello a graduate of Hanover Park High, where he played linebacker and tight end, he also coached there ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Senior outside Sara Szalay collected five kills, four digs and eight service aces in leading Chatham to a 25-12, 25-12 girls volleyball victory over Parsippany on Friday. Sophomore setter Brenda Jaroker contributed four digs, 10 assists and two aces for Chatham (16-8).

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MENDHAM, NJ - Meghan Mackessey scored off a pass from Jen Olnowich in the first half, helping Chatham gain a 1-1 girls soccer tie with Mendham on Friday. Senior goalie Olivia Mathern made seven saves for Chatham (6-10-2).  

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CHATHAM, NJ - Lauren Mumby's senior season hasn't gone exactly as planned, especially after a concussion forced her to miss six games right in the middle of the Chatham schedule. But the forward has given the Lady Cougars a late-season lift ever since she returned to action on Oct. 9 with a hat ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Annie Leverich always knew that she wasn't going to play field hockey in college. At least that's what she told herself. But with the way the 2018 season has unfolded for the Chatham High senior, Leverich has switched her firm no to a "maybe." A four-year varsity player for the ...

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SPARTA, NJ - Senior outside Delfine Greeve put away 15 kills and sophomore setter Brenda Jaroker registered 31 assists in Chatham's 25-19, 17-25, 25-19 girls volleyball win over Pope John on Wednesday. Greeve also collected two blocks, 12 digs and a service ace for Chatham (15-8), which received ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - Lizzie O'Neill scored in the second half off a pass from Meghan Mackessey in Chatham's 3-1 girls soccer loss to Morris Knolls, the 2018 Morris County Tournament Champion. on Wednesday. Kyra Bernardez scored two goals for Morris Knolls (17-1). 

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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - Ally Franz placed 22nd with a time of 20:10 to help Chatham gain 8th place out of 21 teams at the Morris County Cross-Country Championships held on Tuesday at Greystone. Anya D'Costa clocked 21:19 for the Chatham team that averaged 21:18 in the varsity race. The Chatham JV ...

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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - The Chatham boys varsity finished fifth, the Cougars Jayvee team placed second and the Chatham freshman placed first at the Morris County Cross-Country Championship Meet held Tuesday at Greystone Park. Senior Yuwen Zhang placed 17th for Chatham in the varsity race with a ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Katie Hauck had three kills and a dig for Chatham in its 25-22, 25-13 girls volleyball setback to Summit on Monday. Laura Macri finished two kills, four digs and a service ace for Chatham (14-8), which received three assists and two aces from Ashley Petersen. Summit is 8-13.

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CHATHAM, NJ - If only a "Whiteout" night meant that the Chatham football team could whiteout a few plays and replace them with more favorable results. But that's not the way it works and Chatham found itself in a hole just 21 seconds into the game when Hackettstown's Zach Jastrzebski raced 68 ...

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