Sports

January 19, 2019

MONTCLAIR, NJ – The road was not kind to Bloomfield Boys Varsity Basketball as they dropped a pair of SEC Liberty Division games, falling to Montclair Mounties 72-44 on Thursday in Montclair, and losing to Columbia Cougars 53-48 on Tuesday in Maplewood.   In the defeated to Montclair, senior ...

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The City of Brotherly Love and WhoDay Nation face off in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome Sunday at 4:40 p.m. Bloomfield class of '92's Kevin Burkhardt will be calling the game for FoxSports. TAPinto caught up with Burkhardt in early December to find out what happened after he graduated, that story ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ -- Montclair pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 66-53 boys basketball victory over Columbia Thursday night. Charles Murphy poured in 35 points for the Mounties (6-3), who finished the game with a 22-11 showing to extend a two-point lead. Dylan Jones scored 15 points for ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ -- Four players scored in double figures as Columbia raced to a 63-37 girls basketball victory over Montclair Thursday night. Maia Little scored 15 points for Columbia (4-5), which outscored the Mounties, 20-11, in the second quarter to open a 30-17 lead. Sage Cleghorn scored 13 ...

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CLIFTON, NJ – Bloomfield Boys Varsity Wrestling got back to their winning ways in resounding fashion after defeating Secaucus Patriots 59-12 and Montclair Mounties 68-12 to close out a four-team meet on Saturday afternoon at Clifton High School.   Earlier Saturday morning, Bloomfield lost their ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair High School Rowing Head Coach Jeremy Michalitsianos has been voted the 2018 US Rowing Junior Coach of the Year, school officials announced. He has also been selected as the 2018 Joy of Sculling Coach of the Year. A 10 year coach of the Montclair High School program, ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – History was made Saturday as Bloomfield High School hosted the inaugural Girls Wrestling Holiday Tournament.  The all-female event was the first of its kind in the state of New Jersey.      In a ground-breaking decision for scholastic wrestling, the NJSIAA approved girls ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – The Bloomfield High School Girls Varsity Basketball team suffered their first defeat of the season, losing to Immaculate Conception High School of Montclair 57-45 on Thursday evening in a non-division game at Bloomfield High School.   Montclair Immaculate led wire-to-wire, ...

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UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ, - Montclair State senior linebacker Mauro Altamura was named Third Team All-America by D3Football.Com, capping a season that has seen the Hasbrouck Heights native bring home a treasure chest full of awards.  Altamura was named First Team All East Region by D3Football as ...

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It was a tremendous honor on December 3 to induct the largest, most impressive Hall of Fame class in NJSIAA history. This stellar, 16-member group entering the NJSIAA Gallagher/Bollinger Hall of Fame includes an Olympic Gold Medalist, a Heisman Trophy winner, a Cy Young Award winner, a NCAA ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ -- The Columbia girls basketball team rallied late, but couldn't overcome an early deficit in a 52-41 loss to Montclair Immaculate on opening night Friday on the road. The Cougars fell behind, 34-20, at halftime before making a run in the second half. Gia Gillens scored 10 points ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – It’s always pleasing to see good things happen to good people.  Kevin Burkhardt is a good person who has climbed to the top of his field.   Burkhardt, a 1992 graduate of Bloomfield High School, can be seen every Sunday afternoon calling football games for NFL on FOX Sports.  ...

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MONTCLAIR – Just like last week, Montclair allowed two touchdowns in the first quarter of playoff game. And just like last year, the Mounties were pitted against rival Ridgewood with a trip to MetLife Stadium on the line.  But unlike last week, Montclair couldn’t recover past those early ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. -- Jerika Lufrano, one of the state's top distance runners, has been chosen as Union Catholic's Wendy's High School Heisman award winner.   The Wendy's High School Heisman, created by Wendy's founder Dave Thomas in 1994, recognizes high-achieving seniors who participate in a ...

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MONTCLAIR – As if it weren’t windy enough at Woodman Field Saturday afternoon, Josh Crawford provided enough extra gusts with his legs to push Montclair right into the sectional final. On a windy and cold day like this one, with wind gusts around 40 mph, a team’s passing game can really be ...

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UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ - During the summer, the New Jersey Athletic Conference Football coaches had their pre-season poll, projecting where the 10-conference teams would finish the season.  Montclair State was selected to finish eighth in the conference, ahead of only Southern Virginia and William ...

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MONTCLAIR — There certainly wasn’t a shortage of motivation for Montclair entering Saturday’s state playoff opener with West Orange, and the Mounties played like an inspired team hungry to feed off those emotions.  For one, Montclair was looking to avenge a stunning Week 0 loss to this same West ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ- In the North 1 Group 4 state tournament quarterfinal, No. 2 seed Montclair eliminated the No. 7 seed Colonials 2-1, securing a spot in the semifinals, while also ending Morristown’s season. Montclair will face off with Livingston in the semi’s next week. The game was scoreless ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ- The North Jersey Section 1 Group 4 field hockey final was so good, that 60 minutes just wasn’t enough. We were 2 minutes away from a second OT when Brittany Hoftijizer provided the magic that the Colonials were looking for, giving them the title they deserved; North Jersey Section 1 ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ- In the opening round of the North 1 Group 4 state tournament, top-seeded Montclair bested No. 16 seed Morristown, 2-0. The win for Montclair keeps them undefeated and advances them to face Passaic Tech in the next round. For the Colonials, their season comes to an end. After ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The new Roxbury High School gymnastics team was narrowly beaten Tuesday in league championship competition, losing to Montclair. The Gaels total of 100.575 wasn’t enough to beat Montclair’s 100.625, but coach Tara Liska said she was pleased with the performance. “The girls went ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — As Josh Cubeddo’s booming 97th minute corner kick descended downwards in the frigid late October air, Montclair was well on its way to punching a ticket to the Essex County Tournament (ECT) final.  In the 97th minute of an absolute deadlock between Montclair and West Orange, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — As Josh Cubeddo’s booming 97th minute corner kick descended downwards in the frigid late October air, Montclair was well on its way to punching a ticket to the Essex County Tournament (ECT) final.  In the 97th minute of an absolute deadlock between Montclair and West Orange, ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - On October 4, Buzz Aldrin Middle School students were greeted with special guest, Eric LeGrand, for the Week of Respect kick-off campaign. Sponsored by the PTA and school officials, the assembly was an opportunity for students to learn of the obstacles faced by LeGrand and how he ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Hundreds gathered at the Montclair football home game on Saturday for a ceremony dedicating the Aubrey Lewis Sports Complex. Located at 28 Essex Ave, the ceremony took place before the football kickoff against Bloomfield. Montclair Public School officials and local leaders were ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Avery Buckman and Gabby Cutlip each scored a goal in Chatham's 2-1 field hockey victory over Montclair on Monday. Annie Leverich was credited with an assist for Chatham (8-5-1), which received five saves from goalie Sarah McCabe.  

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MONTCLAIR — When Phillip Cubeddu scored Montclair’s first goal of the season on opening day, he celebrated with a dance amongst some of his teammates.  Since that goal on September 7, Montclair is yet to lose or tie, and has seen itself become one of the best teams in the country. So in the ...

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MONTCLAIR — To say that Josh Crawford ran wild against Bloomfield Saturday is only half a metaphor. With star quarterback Charles Murphy Jr. sidelined due to injury, Montclair operated out of a wildcat formation on the majority of its plays in the first half. Those snaps when conventional QB AJ ...

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BETHLEHEM, PA. -- Union Catholic's Jerika Lufrano and Myles Plummer each broke school records at the Paul Short Cross-Country Invitational on Saturday at Lehigh University. Lufrano, a senior from Montclair, broke her own school record by blasting an 18:17 to place third in the girls Brown ...

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MASSILLON, Oh. — Montclair High School has established itself as one of the best football teams in New Jersey over the past few decades, with a rich legacy and tradition unlike any other program in the Garden State.    This weekend, it will lock horns with another team carrying all those same ...

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