Sports

September 16, 2018

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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MONTCLAIR — During its season-opening collapse last Thursday, Montclair’s defense faltered in the second half and let a first half shutout turn into 25 points allowed.  So in practices this week, the Mounties stressed attention to the little things, and in their home opener Saturday, wasted no ...

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WEST ORANGE — When Montclair led, 16-0, at halftime Thursday, many thought this game was going exactly how it was predicted to. The defending undefeated state champion Mounties seemed to have control over a West Orange team that they drilled, 48-7, 10 months earlier.   But West Orange wasn’t ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - One of the eight former Rutgers University football players facing charges from a credit card fraud scheme was released from jail today without bail after a brief court hearing in which the defendant appeared via a video connection from the county jail. Brendan Devera, ...

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VERONA, NJ - After months of searching and deliberations the Verona Football Team has a new leader at the helm with Head Coach Kevin Batty. “It’s tremendous, to be able to come home and coach where I played it’s hard to put into words it was tremendous it is a great feeling,” said ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Peter Serruto, who just completed his senior season at Millburn High School, was selected by the Cincinnati Reds in the 22d round of the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft on Wednesday. Serruto was the 649th pick overall. The 6-foot, 190-pound right-handed batter has been a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Many still call it Rutgers Stadium. But for seven years, the university's football stadium has been known as High Point Solutions Stadium, thanks to a $600,000 annual agreement with a Sparta-based company. But, as the company has shifted its marketing, so has the stadium's ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ-  The New Providence High School Pioneers girls varsity lacrosse team saw a four-goal lead vanish within the final ten minutes of the second half and with a hungry Montclair Kimberley Academy High School Cougars team clawing their way back to give themselves a chance at a potential ...

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OCEANPORT, N.J.— Monmouth Park is ready to open a sports book. That is not news. Track management has been working on a sports book area in a no longer used cafeteria area in the rear of the grandstand for months. The news is: On May 14, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) struck ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Defending champion Seton Hall Prep has been awarded the top seed for high school baseball's upcoming Greater Newark Tournament, which begins with preliminary round games next week. Millburn drew the second seed, Livingston No. 3 and Nutley No. 4. Seeds for other teams in the ...

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Bloomfield/Montclair, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that the restroom building and the tennis court building in Essex County Brookdale Park are being modernized on Tuesday, April 24th. The upgrades are part of the County Executive's ongoing initiative to update ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.- When the discussion about football in an unlimited weight league among eighth graders, Coaches Odysseas Delaportas and Jeff Eisele of Jefferson decided to take action. American Youth Football, a non-profit football and cheer program bearing the logo, "non intrusive all ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - There is no more appropriate way for a team to give its coach a milestone victory than with the nearly perfect execution of a game plan. The eighth-seeded Millburn boys basketball team ran its offense with surgical precision and defeated ninth-seeded Montclair, 55-39, Saturday in ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Isadora Williams will be competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics held in Pyeongchang, South Korea, in February for Brazil. The Montclair State University student, who first competed in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, learned to skate at the age of 5.  “It was honestly a dream ...

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  NEWARK, NJ –  The Montclair High School Football Team was given an award from the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders for winning the 2017 NJSIAA North 1, Group 5 State Championship during a special presentation at the Hall of Records on December 14, 2017. On Friday, December 1, 2017, ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - For the second time in three years, the Columbia High School (CHS) girls’ swim team could go undefeated. But no matter what happens, this year’s team has already done something the 2015-2016 squad that went 14-0 could not do – win the Super Essex Conference ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University officials have signed off on a three-year extension for head men’s basketball coach Steve Pikiell, now set to run through the 2023-2024 season. The move came at a specially-called Board of Governors meeting on Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 10. Pikiell’s ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- With the NFL playoffs heating up, those teams not fortunate enough to make the postseason get a jumpstart on improving their roster for the following season. The New York Giants recently locked down Bloomfield High graduate Kristjan Sokoli, signing him to their  to their practice ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair High School Senior Daniel Webb is headed to West Point, announced MHS Football Head Coach John Fiore on Wednesday. Fiore took to his Twitter page to announce the news saying, “Essex County career TD leader with 81. Going to West Point. Mountie Up.”

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The New York Islanders scored the winning goal. The New York Football (Soccer) Team missed the net. That was the verdict at a press conference at Belmont Park on Wednesday when New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a group headed by the National Hockey League team known as New York ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ — Sooner or later, the Scotch Plains-Fanwood ice hockey team was going to have to come back down to earth. That time came Saturday night, as the Raiders suffered their first loss of the season. Playing in their second game in as many nights, the Raiders (4-1-3) fell behind early ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair High School girls swim team snapped a seven-year losing streak against perennial Essex County powerhouse Caldwell on Monday (12/4), coming from behind in the last three events to pull out a thrilling 92-78 victory. The girls' win was the highlight of a week in which ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ – The results are in for NJSIAA’s 2016-17 random steroid testing program for New Jersey’s scholastic athletes. Of the 502 male and female student-athletes tested, one was found to be positive for any of 80 banned substances, including anabolic steroids.  The athletes tested ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair High School student Tarrin Earle has been named the winner of a prestigious award for playing football. The Mini Max High School Award is given to high schools students across the state of New Jersey each year. Maxwell Football Club President, Mark Dianno, announced ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ – A major overhaul to the state’s high school football playoffs and seeding system was approved by the NJSIAA’s member schools at their annual business meeting on Monday. Public school football programs throughout the state will play to a two-champion per group tournament, ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — Tarrin Earle wasn’t ending his legendary football career at Montclair High School without a bang. In his final game as the Mounties’ quarterback, Earle erupted for 303 passing yards and a pair of touchdowns and rushed for another to carry Montclair in a 35-14 victory over ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Parents, friends, family, and community members are invited to gather at Woodman Field outside of the Fieldhouse on Friday, December 1st at 2:40pm to cheer on our team as the buses depart for MetLife Stadium and the Group5 Championship game versus Union City. Please bring posters ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ -- Montclair resident Jerika Lufrano ran one of the fastest times for a Union County girl in course history to place eighth and lead the Union Catholic cross-country team to an 11th place finish at the 46th NJSIAA Meet of Champions on Saturday at Holmdel Park. Led by Lufrano, the ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Montclair Mounties will play the Bloomfield Bengals as both high school football teams battle during the annual Investors Bank Cup game on Wednesday, November 22, 2017.   Scheduled to kick off at 6:00 p.m., the game is being played on Bloomfield High School’s Foley Field, ...

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    ROBBINSVILLE, NJ (November 15, 2017) – The NJSIAA executive committee today enacted policies that address two hotbed issues – gender identity and drone technology. Both take effect immediately.   The Committee voted to accept a new Transgender Policy, updating a first-of-its-kind ...

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