Sports

December 20, 2019

MADISON, NJ - Anthony Scerbo set a school record in the 600-meter run in placing second and Sam Dennerlein won the shot put on Thursday when Chatham opened the Winter Track & Field season in the DeSchriver Invitational held at Drew University. Scerbo's time of 1:26.31 broke the Chatham ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Entering his 30th year as the Chatham boys basketball coach, Todd Ervin has won 66 percent of the games he's coached and compiled 487 career wins. And he's done it with a simple approach. "We have to defend, take care of the ball and get good shots," Ervin said. "Pretty simple.

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham High School varsity fencing program, which began as a parent funded team for the 2010-2011 season, marks its 10th season Thursday with a 6 p.m. matchup vs. Morris Knolls at the Chatham Middle School. Both the Chatham boys and girls teams are the defending NJAC conference ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Veteran Chatham coach Joe Gaba always has high expectations for his girls basketball team. That isn't going to change. But after winning a state sectional championship and reaching the NJSIAA Group 3 state championship game last season, Gaba's players know that opponents are going ...

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MADISON, Wisc. - Joe Barrett, a 12-year-old Chatham 7th Grader, placed third in the 3,000-meter race for 11-12 year-old boys in the USATF Hersey National Junior Olympic Cross-Country Championship held over the weekend in Wisconsin. Barrett missed out on second place by a mere :0.01. He averaged ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Sara Barrett and Katie Crawford each won two races for the Chatham girls and Matt Stryszak, Eric Hoie and Will Nash each took first in two races for the boys as the Chatham swim teams won respective meets to push their records to 3-0 on Thursday. Barrett won the 50 and 100 ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Founding trustee members of the Chatham Athletic Foundation - Bob Budlow, Thomas Winter and Karl Schmidt - presented a $100,000 check to the mayor and Chatham Township Committee on Thursday night. According to Chatham Township Administrator Robert Hoffmann, The funds will go toward ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Ryan Sordillo scored two goals and Declan Curry collected two goals and an assist, powering Chatham's 8-1 boys ice hockey victory over Roxbury on Thursday night at Mennen Sports Arena. Brandon Lupi, Tommy Sennett and Ronan Curry contributed a goal apiece for Chatham ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Molly Coyne has been a scoring machine for the Chatham girls ice hockey team in her two-plus years skating for the "Chatison" and Cougar teams. But few may know that the junior made one of her more significant scores during a physics class in October. That's when Coyne recruited ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Junior forward Ryan Sordillo netted a goal in each period, notching a hat trick in powering Chatham past Morris Knolls, 5-2, in a boys ice hockey game played Tuesday night at Mennen Sports Arena. Sordillo opened the scoring with an unassisted goal just 23 seconds into the ...

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BOONTON, NJ - Chatham High senior Peter Schelling was named the "Gerry Gallagher Special Team Player of the Year" at the Morris County Coaches Association all-county awards luncheon held Tuesday at the Boonton Knights of Columbus Hall. Schelling averaged 48.5 yards in his 11 eturns this season, ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The first sign that the Chatham girls ice hockey team was going to have a good night came about six minutes into the first period when Jen Olnowich skated past two defenders and lifted a backhand shot into the net to tie the game for Chatham. Senior defender Olnowich finished ...

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WARREN, NJ - Phillip Puccio won both the 200 and 500 freestyle races for the Chatham boys swim team, and Kaley Snarr, Moira Horan and Nicole Sim each won two events for the Chatham girls as the Cougars swept past Morristown-Beard Thursday at the Morris Union Jointure Pool. The Chatham boys ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Chatham boys ice hockey team is unbeaten through its first two games this season, but it isn't exactly a situation the Cougars want to celebrate since they haven't won yet either. Senior Ryan Mancino scored his first varsity goal on a power-play with 6:10 left in the ...

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WARREN, NJ - Ryan Snarr won the 100 freestyle and swam leadoff legs on winning relays in the 200 medley and 400 freestyle relay for Chatham in helping the boys open the season with a 108-62 win over Parsippany Hills on Tuesday at the Morris Union Jointure Pool. Erica Iizuka won individual races ...

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WAYNE, NJ - The result wasn't what the Chatham girls ice hockey players had been used to when it had joined forces with Madison the last two seasons. The Chatham-Madison teams were hard to beat. The Cougars wore the "C" on their blue-and-white jerseys for the first time in an 11-4 loss to ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The idea from the start of the combined Chatham-Madison girls ice hockey team was to grow enough so that each school could someday have its own team. The time is now, with Madison and Chatham separated into two teams for the 2019-2020 season. The Cougar girls officially open their ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - No matter how you look at it, it was a historic night for the Chatham boys ice hockey team and senior goalie Jennifer Olnowich. Up until there was 2:42 left in the game, Olnowich appeared on the way to earning the win as the first girl to play varsity ice hockey for the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Brad DeMarco paced the field at the 11th annual Chatham Turkey Trot, crossing first in 16:44 to win the 2019 Thanksgiving Day race. Lindsay Hausman was the first woman to cross, finishing in 19:30. Sean Burns was the 5K boys' winner in 21:30 and Juliana Falzarano was the 5K girls' ...

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MOUNTAIN LAKES, NJ - Senior Ian Kagan was named to the first team and classmate Jameson Shi was selected to the third team on Tuesday when the Morris County Coaches' honored their all-county teams at a luncheon held in the Zeris Inn. Seniors Nick Suter and Marlon Kripzak gained honorable mention ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham boys ice hockey team isn't dwelling on the hole in its roster left by the departure of a large senior class. Rather, coach Brendon Herr has kept the same season goals for the Cougars, who have reached the Public C state final in each of the last two seasons. "I said to ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Senior Alec Gironda closed out his Chatham High cross-country career by placing 43rd at the Meet of Champions on Saturday with a time of 16:40 over the 5K Holmdel Park course. "Alec had one of the best season's as an individual in recent Chatham history," Chatham coach Patrick ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Normally, Alec Gironda should be feeling a little lonely this week while he trains for the NJSIAA Meet of Champions in cross-country set for Saturday at Holmdel Park. After all, he's the very last Chatham athlete still competing from the 2019 fall season. "This is a cool week," ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Billy Walsh likes to see the reaction and what it turns to when his pickup soccer team from Chatham takes on the top club teams in the state -and wins with a team led by four girls. In the latest example, Chatham's Riley Cross and her PDA teammates Maya Nuwayhid, Ava Mason and ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Senior Melina Panagakos became the sixth Chatham High student-athlete to sign a National Letter of Intent to an NCAA Division 1 program recently when she signed a commitment to Lafayette College, where she will compete in track and field. Panagakos was named the Hawk Allstate ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Senior captain Alec Gironda ran 16:29 to cross the finish line 10th in the Group 3 state meet on Saturday at Holmdel Park, qualifying to represent Chatham at the NJSIAA Meet of Champions in boys cross-country next Saturday. Chatham finished in eighth place out of the 20 qualifying ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Braden Lutz kicked a 23-yard field goal with 32 seconds left in the fourth quarter, lifting the Chatham 6th Grade football team to a 16-14 win over Scotch Plains in the youth football championship game played Saturday. The team competes in the NJ Suburban Youth Football League ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Five Chatham High student-athletes announced that they had signed National Letters of Intent to continue their studies and athletic competition at NCAA Division 1 colleges on Wednesday. The CHS student-athletes are girls lacrosse player Tamer Luzi, Dartmouth; girls ice hockey ...

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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - The Chatham boys cross-country team honored the memory of 2006 CHS graduate Ben Massam by wearing retro jerseys and placing fifth at the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 meet held Saturday at Greystone Park. Massam, a standout distance runner at Chatham High, recently ...

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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - Ally Franz led Chatham with a time of 20:20 and Lindsey Bresnahan clocked 20:41 to pace the Cougar girls cross-country team to sixth place in the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 on Saturday at Greystone Park. Chatham averaged 21:12, scoring 197 points in the 17-team ...

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