Two Columbia H.S. Students Sign National Letters of Intent

November 16, 2017

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Two Columbia High School (CHS) students have confirmed their continued commitment to athletic competition by signing early National Letters of Intent.

The students, both class of 2018 at Columbia, are Christian Pierre and Cameron Herbert, according to Larry Busichio, Director of Athletics and Student Activities at CHS.

Pierre signed to play baseball at St. John's ...

Maplewood’s Olympic Champion Makes Barbie History

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - After becoming the first U.S. athlete to wear a hijab during the Olympics last year, Maplewood’s own Ibtihaj Muhammad made history again this week when she became the inspiration for the first hijab-wearing Barbie doll.

Mattel announced that Muhammad, who brought home a bronze medal in fencing at the 2016 Rio summer games, was the basis for the new Barbie that will hit ...

Two from Maplewood Among Fourteen Oak Knoll Seniors Signing National Letters of Intent

SUMMIT, NJ  – Two Maplewood residents -- Claire Galvin and Ryan Schlageter -- are part of one of the biggest classes of commits in Oak Knoll School history, as 14 members of the Royals' Class of 2018 confirmed their continued commitment to athletic competition by signing early National Letters of Intent.

Athletic director Kelly Childs lauded the ...

Madison-Millburn Thanksgiving Day Game Ends This Year

MADISON, NJ – Thanksgiving Day marks an annual custom for Madison varsity football: the holiday rivalry game against Millburn High School. School officials recently announced that this Turkey Day will be the last for the 85-year tradition.

Coaches and administration from both schools took part in the decision, according to Madison athletic director Sean Dowling and Millburn athletic ...

Boys Soccer: Millburn Beats Columbia, 2-0, in Sectional Quarterfinal

MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn boys soccer team advanced in the Section 2, Group 4 state tournament and avenged an earlier loss in the process.

Millburn defeated neighboring rival Columbia, 2-0, in the sectional quarterfinals on Friday to move on to Tuesday's semifinal round. Columbia had defeated the Millers, 2-1, earlier this season.

Sam Meyerowitz put Millburn (12-5-1) on the board with ...

Maplewood-South Orange 12U Girls Defeat Westfield to Win Softball Championship

MAPLEWOOD AND SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The Maplewood-South Orange (MSO) 12U girls softball team wrapped up their season with a first place finish in the fall travel A-division of the Cranford Softball League. The team is coached by Dan Secor, Doug Sasfai and Mike Poli. Players on the championship team are Summer Lonning, Addison Secor, Zahra Jones, Emma Buettner, Ellie Martin, Mariel ...

Columbia Girls Soccer Defeats Chatham 1-0

CHATHAM, NJ - A bevy of chances came the Lady Cougars’ way in the final minutes, but Chatham could never find the back of the net as they fell 1-0 to Columbia at Haas Field on Thursday.

The first half of the match was dominated by Chatham, however, neither side was able to break the scoreless battle. Chatham controlled possession for the vast majority of the first 40 minutes, however, it ...

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St. Joseph's CYO Basketball Slam Dunks its Opening Games

November 20, 2017

St. Joseph's CYO program kicked off the 2017-2018 season this weekend with three of its teams participating in the 9th Annual St. Peter's Prep Invitational in Jersey City.  In the opening game, St. Joseph's 7th Grade boys White team played a thrilling contest against St. Helen's of Westfield.  Trailing 35-28 heading into the 4th quarter, the Celtics erupted for 23 points ...