Sports

May 10, 2021

KINNELON, NJ -- Seventeenth-seeded Morris Knolls baseball team fell to 16th-seeded Kinnelon, 4-3, in the preliminary round of the Morris County Tournament, in Kinnelon, Sun May 9. Despite Morris Knolls putting up one run in the first inning and two in the third, Kinnelon came back in the bottom ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Morris Knolls and Mountain Lakes baseball played 12 full innings to a 3-3 tie on Fri May 7. The Golden Eagles got on the scoreboard first with Sean Beller batting in Andrew Brezina in the fourth inning. After Mountain Lakes scored two in the sixth inning, Michael Simone’s double ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The Morris Knolls softball team stumbled against Mount Olive, 3-1, at home on Thu May 6. Mount Olive took a 2-0 lead in the top of the second inning and never looked back. The Golden Eagles ended the game with five hits against Becky Palmisano, who pitched all seven innings and ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots, the New York Yankees Double-A Affiliate, have arrived in New Jersey after a month-long training camp in Florida, including a player with a name familiar to central New Jersey high school baseball fans. The team, including two other players from New ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Kyle Russo threw a six-inning eight-hitter with four runs allowed, three walks and four strikeouts in Morris Knolls’s 7-4 win against the Morristown Colonials in Morristown, Sat May 1. Luke Dickerson produced two runs batted in for Morris Knolls. Gehrig Eckoff, Andrew Brezina, ...

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DENVILLE, NJ –Morris Knolls boys lacrosse defeated Morris Hills 12-0 at home on Saturday, April 24. Scoring for the Golden Eagles were Nicholas Sullivan with three goals; Dan Kelly, Ronnie Trisuzzi, Nick Forgione and Damon DiTizii with two apiece; and J.D. Florio with one. Morris Knolls ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Three-seed Morris Knolls girls volleyball fell to two-seed Tenafly in the semifinal round of the North 1, Group 3, New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association tournament in Tenafly, April 16. Tenafly won the match in two sets, 25-14 and 25-13. Morris Knolls ends the ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Three-seed Morris Knolls defeated 11-seed Montville in the quarterfinals of the North 1, Group 3, New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association tournament in Denville, April 14. The Golden Eagles took the first set 25-19 while Montville won the second 25-16. Morris Knolls ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The Morris Knolls girls volleyball team defeated Montville in two straight sets, 25-13 and 27-25, at home on Tue Apr 6. Casey Heitmann earned 10 points, the most points for the Golden Eagles. Nicole Florey, Annie Nolan and Reagan Smith scored six each. Morris Knolls (10-1) will ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – The Morris Knolls girls volleyball team loses its first game of the season in three sets against Morristown High School, 19-23, 25-11, 25-20, on Mon Apr 5 in Morristown. The Colonials notched its first victory of the season, earning revenge from a two-set defeat to Morris Knolls on ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Annie Nolan recorded one kill, one block, five digs, 13 assists and 18 service points (eight aces) to help Morris Knolls volleyball take a two-set win over Parsippany Hills on Senior Day at Morris Knolls High School on Sat Apr 3. Morris Knolls won the first set 25-2, and the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Morris Knolls ice hockey fell to Morristown-Beard, 3-1, on Thu Mar 4 in the Mennen Cup final at the Mennen Sports Arena in Morristown. Morristown-Beard shut out Morris Knolls for the first two periods, with Jake DiLoreto eventually sailing the puck through the net for the Golden ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – The Morris Knolls ice hockey team defeated Randolph, 4-1, in the semifinal round of the Mennen Cup at the Mennen Sports Arena in Morristown, Tue March 2. Morris Knolls scored three of its four goals in the first period and one in the fourth. Gehrig Eckoff led the scoring 41 ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The Morris Knolls girls basketball team defeated Mount Olive, 44-28, at home in Denville on Thu Feb 25. Twin sisters Kira and Brianna Mennella led the game with 14 and 13 points, respectively. Kira sank three three-pointers, the only Golden Eagle to nail one from deep range during ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The Morris Knolls ice hockey team defeated Madison, 4-3, on Sun Feb 21 at Mennen Sports Arena. The victory snapped an eight-game win streak for the Dodgers, now 9-2 on the season. Morris Knolls scored two shorthanded goals and one on the power play. Luke Dickerson and Gehrig ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The Morris Knolls girls basketball team defeated West Morris, 44-37, on its homecourt in Denville on Sat Feb 20. Brianna Mennella earned the game-high with 19 points for Morris Knolls, followed by 11 points from her sister, Kira Mennella. Grace Soltes scored 13 points for West ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Despite getting on the scoreboard first, Morris Knolls ice hockey fell to Morristown-Beard, 8-3, on Sat Feb 20 at the Mennen Sports Arena in Morristown. Luke Dickerson netted a powerplay goal for Morris Knolls in the first period, assisted by Andrew Ryan and Timmy Kepler. Gehrig ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -- Morris Knolls defeated Morristown, 6-2, on Wed Feb 18 evening at Mennen Sports Arena. Morris Knolls struck first when Evan Kelly scored his first career varsity goal midway through the opening period. Jason Kwestel gave Morris Knolls a 2-0 advantage after scoring with 6:24 ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Morris Knolls ice hockey suffered a back-to-back loss in its outing against Rumson-Fair Haven on Fri Feb 12 at the Mennen Sports Arena in Morristown, falling 3-1. Two days earlier, Bergen Catholic defeated the Golden Eagles, 6-1. In Friday's game, Jeffrey Quinn's goal in the first ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy today announced on Fri Feb 12 that he has eased some restrictions on the number of spectators who can attend high school and other youth sporting events both indoors and outdoors. "I want to start with an announcement that I know many athletes and many moms and ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Morris Knolls boys basketball suffered its third loss of the season in its home game against Montville (5-1), 49-35, on Thurs Feb 11. Morris Knolls’s Kyle Moppert scored the game-high with 19 points and was the only Golden Eagle to reach double-digits. Nine of his 19 points came ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The Morris Knolls girls basketball team’s strong performance on the road in the fourth quarter garnered a victory over Roxbury on Sat Feb 6. Mikayla Doyle and Kira Mennella earned the most points for the Lady Eagles with seven apiece. Maddie Knaack finished with six points while ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – After tying Randolph, 5-5, just two nights earlier, the Morris Knolls hockey team returned to the ice on Fri Feb 5 to defeat the Rams, 4-1, at the Mennen Sports Arena in Morristown. Morris Knolls got on the scoreboard early in the first period, while Randolph snuck in its only ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The Morris Knolls boys ice hockey team defeated Morristown High School decisively, 7-2, on Fri Jan 30, at the Mennen Sports Arena in Morristown, during Knolls’s third outing of the season. Scoring in all three periods, Morris Knolls began each one with quick goals – accomplished ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Morris Knolls girls basketball suffered its second loss of the season in its home game against undefeated Morris Hills, 46-34, on Sat Jan 30. Morris Hills’s 20-12 run in the first quarter provided a sufficient cushion for the team to maintain the lead the entire game. Hills’s ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Morris Knolls ice hockey fell to Chatham, 2-1, on Fri Jan 22 at Mennen Arena in Morristown. Morris Knolls exerted control of the puck in the first period with nine shots on goal to Chatham’s five. Both teams ended the period scoreless. The Golden Eagles maintained their ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – Some Morris County high school ice hockey player parents don’t understand the logic behind Gov. Phil Murphy’s refusal to allow them to watch their kids' games. Murphy's COVID-19 executive order essentially allows only players and coaches inside ice rinks for high school ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Morris Knolls ice hockey defeated Summit, 4-2, in Knolls's season opener on Mon Jan 18 at Mennen Sports Arena in Morristown. Gehrig Eckoff scored two of four goals for the Golden Eagles, earning the game's first goal in the second period, assisted by Kyle Thornton and Jason ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- In a highly anticipated announcement, Gov. Phil Murphy said Wed Dec 30 at his COVID-19 press briefing that indoor sports may resume on Sat Jan 2, with safety protocols in place. However, the regional suspension of interstate youth hockey competitions will continue through at least ...

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DENVILLE, NJ — The spring sports season in high schools around the state will be delayed somewhat, but the timeline issued by the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) on Fri Dec 11 also pushes the end of the season back further into June. The NJSIAA’s Sports Advisory ...

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