Sports

January 17, 2019

MAPLEWOOD, NJ -- Newark Academy overcame a three-point halftime deficit for a 56-48 girls basketball victory over Columbia on Thursday. Ashley Phillip scored 16 points to lead Columbia (4-8), which led, 27-24, at halftime. Maia Little finished with 15 points for the Cougars. Sam Keller paced ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- In a game that was close throughout, the Columbia boys basketball team made the big plays down the stretch and came away with a 53-48 victory over Bloomfield on the road Tuesday night. Senio guard Dylan Jones scored 16 points, grabbed five rebounds and handed out three assists ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ -- There were at least three junctures during the course of Saturday's game when it looked like the Columbia boys basketball team might be about to get run out of its own gym by Linden. Linden took a 10-point lead in the first quarter, but Columbia battled back. Linden again took a ...

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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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MAPLEWOOD, NJ -- The Columbia High School girls and boys swim teams each won their dual meets against West Orange this week. In the Columbia girls' 102-68 win, Addie Weiner of Columbia won the 200 freestyle with a time of 2:06.46. Other winners for the Cougars included Maya Glenn in the 100 fly ...

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NEWARK, NJ -- The Columbia girls basketball team broke away from a tie game at halftime to defeat Newark Collegiate, 48-38, on Tuesday. Ashley Phillip scored a game-high 19 points for Columbia (3-5), which outscored Collegiate, 17-10, in the third quarter after the game was deadlocked, 21-21, at ...

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LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ) athletes will compete in the first state-wide event of 2019 and culminating event of the winter sports season, the annual Winter Games. Nearly 800 athletes from across New Jersey have qualified to compete. The figure skating competition will ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ -- One of Essex County's toughest teams broke away in a big second quarter as Newark West Side went on to a 71-52 boys basketball victory over Columbia Friday night. After a tightly contested first quarter, West Side (7-3) outscored the Cougars, 25-12, in the second quarter to ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ -- The Columbia girls swim team outscored Millburn, 95-75, in Wednesday's meet. Annabelle Jin-Hendel of Columbia won the 200 intermediate event with a time of 2:24.92. Maya Glenn was the winner in the 100 fly in 1:06.06. Columbia's Katharina Dowlin took the 100 freestyle with a ...

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NEPTUNE, NJ -- Columbia opened an eight-point lead after one quarter and went on to a 65-57 boys basketball victory over Allentown at Neptune High School on Sunday. Marques Thompkins scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Columbia (5-2), which led, 17-9, at the end of one quarter and had a ...

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PEQUANNOCK, NJ -- The Columbia girls basketball team came away with a victory in the consolation round of the Blue and Gold Tournament, defeating host Pequannock, 51-35, on Friday. Columbia (2-3), which jumped out to a 13-5 lead after a quarter, finished the game off with a 16-6 run to pull away ...

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NEPTUNE, NJ -- Noah Perry scored 17 points and came down with 10 rebounds to help Columbia to a 50-42 boys basketball victory over Ewing in the consolation round of the Neptune Holiday Jubilee on Friday. Dylan Jones scored 12 points for the Cougars (3-2), who outscored Ewing, 15-8, in the third ...

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PEQUANNOCK, NJ -- DePaul pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 51-40 girls basketball victory over Columbia in the first round of the Pequannock Tournament on Thursday. Ashley Phillip sank three 3-pointers and finished with 15 points for Columbia (1-3), which trailed by just six, 36-30, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ ‚ Patients and staff at the RWJBarnabas Health family of hospitals, including Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) in Livingston, were treated to a holiday-season visit by members of the New Jersey Devils National Hockey League (NHL) team. As RWJBarnabas Health is the official ...

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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ -- The Columbia High School girls swim team improved their meet record to 3-2 with a 112-58 victory over Parsippany Hills on Thursday. Addie Weiner was the winner for the Cougars in the 200 freestyle with a time of 2:28.64. Katharina Dowlin of Columbia took the 50 freestyle in ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ -- The Columbia High School boys basketball team built a 13-point halftime lead and went on to a 56-46 victory over Millburn at home Thursday night. Dylan Jones scored 14 points and came down with six rebounds for the Cougars (2-0), who outscored Millburn, 17-9, in the second ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ -- The Columbia girls basketball team broke to a 15-point lead after one quarter and went on to a 60-42 victory over Millburn on Tuesday. Maia Little scored 16 points for Columbia (1-1), which led, 19-4, at the end of a quarter. Ashley Phillip connected for 14 points for the ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ -- The Columbia boys basketball team opened its season with a 48-44 victory over East Orange Friday night. Columbia broke out to an 18-8 lead, but East Orange rallied with a 12-2 run in the second quarter to forge a 20-20 halftime tie. The game was close the rest of the way, with ...

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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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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The Columbia-Nutley ice hockey co-op team scored all its goals in the final period to rally for a 4-1 victory over Frisch Academy on Wednesday. Zach Fagin tied the game, 1-1, with 9:31 left in the game on an assist from Joe Melillo. Leo Carillo gave Columbia-Nutley a 2-1 lead ...

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SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Columbia High School (CHS) senior Eliot Dix signed on the dotted line of his National Letter of Intent to play baseball at Longwood University in Virginia. Dix, who is a left-handed hitting shortstop and a top-1,000 recruit overall according to Perfect Game, ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The Columbia-Nutley (C-N) ice hockey co-op team skated to a 6-6 tie against A.L. Johnson of Clark Friday night at Codey Arena. Rocco Albanese scored two goals and assisted on one for Columbia-Nutley (2-0-2), which rallied from a 3-1 deficit after one period. Eli Verdun finished ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Columbia boys' and girls' swim teams each opened on a winning note Tuesday, with victories over Glen Ridge. The boys team won, 104-54. Declan Lynch swam the 200-meter freestyle in 1:53.58. Aidan Dwyer clocked in at 0:59.27 in the 100 fly. In the 200 relay, the team of Aidan ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Kayleigh Wolff of Maplewood was one of eight members of the Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child Class of 2019 to confirm continued commitment to athletic competition by signing early National Letters of Intent to compete at the collegiate level, according to a press release from Oak ...

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UNION, NJ -  Early Bird Registration for the 2019 Union Little League spring season is available online now. Union Little League is open to all boys and girls. Registration can be completed online at www.unionlittleleague.org.  Registration must be completed and received by February 10, ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The Nutley High School - Columbia High School Hockey Team is ready to hit the ice.  The schedule of home ice (Codey Arena, West Orange) and away events follows:  Wed 11/21 - 5:45pm - scrimmage vs. Montville - Mennen Sports Arena, Morristown Fri 11/23 - 2:00pm - scrimmage ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — More than $160,000 was raised at RWJBarnabas Health’s (RWJBH) second annual Running with the Devils 5K Run and Walk in support of RWJBH and the New Jersey Devils’ collective effort to build stronger communities by promoting healthy, active lifestyles and world-class ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Columbia scored two goals in the second half to come away with a 3-2 girls soccer victory over Millburn on Thursday. Naomi Joseph assisted on all three goals for Columbia (6-4-1), by Lia Holstein, Grace Bratter and Calliope Reeves. Chloe Zegas scored both goals for Millburn ...

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LOIZA, PUERTO RICO — RWJBarnabas Health and the Lakewood BlueClaws minor league baseball team recently brought baseball back to young athletes in Puerto Rico by hosting an equipment drive at First Energy Park after collecting dozens of baseball bats, balls, gloves, helmets, hats and ...

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