Sports

March 7, 2020

CHATHAM, NJ - For most of the season, it's been "Maddie, Tess...and all the rest." The Chatham girls basketball team has leaned heavily on the offensive talents of senior guard Maddie Hartnett and junior guard Tess Ford in its "defense-first" philosophy. But with each step Chatham has taken ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - Chatham High juniors Preston Yen and Sonia Julius each earned a 10th place at the NJSIAA State Individual Fencing Championships held last Sunday at Livingston High. Preston competed in the boys sabre and Julius in the girls foil. "Qualifying for the individual championship ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - If there is one thing to be said about Sara Barrett when it comes to swimming, it's a given that she's going to go the distance. "I've always been able to swim for a long time," Barrett said. "I come from a family of distance swimmers and we all have the endurance to swim for a ...

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IRVINGTON, NJ - An Irvington fan could be heard yelling in the second half that it was "payback for two years ago. We haven't forgotten. That was a painful loss." The Knights were heavily favored Wednesday night as the No. 2 seed in the section against No. 10 seed Chatham. Still, there obviously ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Senior guard Maddie Hartnett dropped in a game-high 18 points and senior forward Shannon Donohoe produced a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds as top-seeded Chatham scored a 52-33 girls basketball win over 8th-seeded Summit in the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 ...

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While the Chatham High School wrestling program remains in a condition of flux due to issues over participation, two alumni of the Chatham youth wrestling program, Connor Cortese and Drew Mitzak, both seniors at their respective parochial schools, displayed their talents at the near highest level ...

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SUCCASUNNA, NJ - Chatham sophomore guard Cam Rooney made one of the most incredible shots of his high school career, but he had no time to celebrate it. That's because he still needed to collect himself and make the bonus free throw with two seconds left in regulation to complete a rare ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Senior Maddie Hartnett scored 10 of her 12 points and junior guard Tess Ford scored all nine of her points in the first quarter when top-seeded Chatham moved to a 21-point lead in its 55-10 girls basketball victory over Irvington in the first round of the North Jersey, Section 2, ...

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WAYNE, NJ - No. 7 seed Chatham pushed No. 2 Lakeland into overtime before Hunter Quinn scored on a rebound to break the tie and advance Lakeland to the NJSIAA Public C boys ice hockey tournament semifinals with a 2-1 win over the Cougars at the Ice Vault on Monday night. Junior forward Ryan ...

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SEWELL, NJ - Junior Sara Barrett and senior Monica Iizuka each set a Chatham school swimming record, and the Cougars' 200 medley relay and 200 freestyle relay teams each finished sixth at the NJSIAA Girls Swimming Meet of Champions on Sunday at Gloucester County Institute of Technology. "The ...

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TOMS RIVER, NJ - Chatham senior Anthony Scerbo earned automatic entry into the Meet of Champions by winning the Group 3 state championship in the 800-meter run Saturday, and he'll be joined by Cougar classmates Alec Gironda, Sam Viola and Sam Dennerlein, who all earned wild card spots in the ...

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TOMS RIVER, NJ - Anthony Scerbo set a Chatham school record in the 800-meter run when he placed first at the NJSIAA Group 3 Winter Track Championships held Saturday in the Bennett Center. Scerbo's time of 1:57.35 broke the Chatham school record of 1:57.58 set by Chris Black in 2008.  

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RANDOLPH, NJ - On the bright side for the Chatham girls basketball team, at least it wasn't a heartbreaking buzzer-beater that did it this time. A year ago, Morristown-Beard won its first-ever Morris County Tournament championship with a one-point win over Chatham on a shot that dropped through ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ - In a game that was effectively over in the first quarter, the Chatham boys basketball team still may have gotten some positive work out of its sixth straight loss, a 60-43 decision to Westfield on Thursday afternoon. Chatham (11-13) has reached the knock-out phase of its season ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Senior goalie Jen Olnowich turned away 27 shots, 18 in the second period alone when 7th-seeded Chatham blanked No. 10 Mahwah in the opening round of the NJSIAA Public C boys state ice hockey tournament on Thursday night at Mennen Sports Arena. Will White scored an unassisted ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Chatham's bid to break its boys basketball losing streak came crashing to the gym floor with 3:26 left in the fourth quarter. That's when Cougar sophomore guard Cam Rooney fell hard to the floor, banging his "funny bone" and forcing him from the game. Rooney, who finished with ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Senior guard Maddie Hartnett scored a game-high 16 points and senior forward Shannon Donohoe notched a double-double with 12 points and 14 rebounds as Chatham won its seventh straight girls basketball game, 53-35 over Villa Walsh on Tuesday night. The game was the last court ...

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TOMS RIVER, NJ - Senior Anthony Scerbo's anchor leg took Chatham from third to first place in the 4x800 relay at the South Jersey Track Coaches Association held Monday in the Bennett Center. The Cougar 4x800 team of Alec Gironda, Scerbo, Patrick Grosso and Sean Dutton clocked its best time of ...

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ANNANDALE, NJ - The Chatham girls foil squad earned a state bronze medal, the first in that weapon in program history, at the NJSIAA Girls Fencing Championships held Sunday at North Hunterdon High. Chatham's foil squad qualified for the state championships with its second-place finish at the ...

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ANNANDALE, NJ - The Chatham boys epee squad won the school's first epee state medal on Saturday by placing third at the NJSIAA Boys Fencing Squad Championships held at North Hunterdon High on Saturday. "The boys had a terrific day at Districts and they rallied again at Squads," Chatham coach ...

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DUNELLEN, NJ - McKenna O'Connor, Molly Coyne, and Veronica Quidore each scored a goal in the first period, sparking the Chatham girls ice hockey team to a 5-1 state playoff win over Madison on Thursday at the Rock Ice Pavillion. Chatham advances to meet Trinity Hall in the second round, 8:15 ...

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EWING, NJ - When the Chatham girls swim team won its 12th straight Morris County Tournament championship in January, no Cougar swimmer had a first-place finish in a single race. The depth of the Chatham team overwhelmed the competition. There was a lot of depth on display Saturday when Chatham ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - When halftime arrived at the Morris County Tournament semifinals on Friday night, the Chatham girls basketball team had scored a total of nine points and its leading scorer, Maddie Hartnett, was held to a single free throw. That was no big deal for the Cougars, who had held their ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Sometimes Sam Dennerlein feels like he's just spinning in circles and not getting where he wants to be. The Chatham High senior has done most of his spinning in the shot put circle, where he owns all the school records in the event. Still, he knows his best has yet to ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - What seemed like a sure thing when the season started has become an iffy situation as the games on the schedule dwindle. Chatham boys basketball coach Todd Ervin won his 498th career game on Feb. 6, but he hasn't gotten any closer to 500 career wins since then. The Cougars ...

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MENDHAM, NJ - Senior guard Maddie Hartnett hit three 3-pointers and finished with a game-high 17 points and senior forward Shannon Donohoe scored 16 points in leading Chatham to its fifth straight girls basketball victory, 45-39 over Mendham on Wednesday night. Junior guard Tess Ford added eight ...

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NEW YORK - Ben Krill and Sam Dennerlein put forth the top Chatham performances at the Eastern States winter track meet held Tuesday in the New Balance Center. Krill's 6.75 time in the preliminary round of the 55-meter dash tied the Chatham school record set by Nick Ferrone in 2016. His 6.78 time ...

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NEW YORK - Melina Panagakos tied a school record in the high jump and Lauren Clark set a personal record in the hurdles to highlight Chatham's representation at the Eastern States winter track meet held Tuesday at the New Balance Center. Panagakos cleared 5-0 for the second time this season to ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - One Curry brother had his arm in a sling and couldn't play. Luckily for Chatham coach Brendon Herr, he still had two Curry brothers to work with on Tuesday night in the opening round of the Mennen Cup at Mennen Sports Arena. Freshman Doyle Curry broke open a scoreless game with ...

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WAYNE, NJ - The caption in the old photo said: "The future of Chatham girls swimming, freshmen Olivia Polemeni and Hailey Harkins." After Chatham's 99-66 win over Northern Highlands on Tuesday night in the state semifinals, the future is now for 2020 Cougar seniors Polemeni and Harkins. The ...

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