Montclair Hockey: Mounties reach McInnis Cup semis, lose key player

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsThe No. 4-seeded Montclair Mounties hockey team advanced to the semifinal round of the 2019 McInnis Cup with a 4-1 win over 5-seeded Livingtson Monday, Feb. 11.So why did it feel so...

Montclair Basketball: Free throw struggles cost Mountie girls in ECT prelim

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsThe 34-seeded Montclair High School girls basketball team held the lead over 37-seeded Belleville for three quarters of their Essex County Tournament play-in meeting, but fell just short in the fourth, losing...

Montclair Wrestling: Despite state team tournament loss, Mounties gear up for Districts

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsSecond-year Montclair High School wrestling head coach Eugene Kline has worked hard over the course of his young tenure to build a family and team atmosphere around a sport that is often...

Montclair Athlete Spotlight: Birgitta Taylor-Lilliquist, MHS, Basketball

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsSenior Birgitta Taylor-Lilliquist may be in her last year on the Montclair High School girls basketball team, but she’s still working to improve every day. From her first game as a freshman...

Montclair Bowling: Mounties compete at Essex County championships

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair High School bowling team took part in the 2019 ECADA Tournament on Monday, Feb. 4, the boys in a field of 18, while the girls competed with a dozen other...

Montclair Athletics: Mountie student-athletes sign National Letters of Intent

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.newsSpring athletes signed National Letters of Intent on Wednesday, Feb. 6 in a ceremony that holds a special place for student-athletes.While the NCAA now launches the signing period with an early November...

Montclair Fencing: Mounties qualify for state team, individual tournaments

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsHosts are usually supposed to show deference to their guests, but while the Montclair High School fencing team did all they could to make the rest of the District 5 competitors comfortable...

Athlete Spotlight: Lucas Podvey, Montclair High School, Hockey

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsMontclair High School goaltender Lucas Podvey wanted to make sure the official Mounties hockey Twitter account got the stats right.You can’t blame him for wanting to make sure every save was...

Montclair Hockey: Mounties grind out 4-3 win over MKA Cougars

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Kimberley Academy and Montclair High School hockey teams met for the second time this season on Monday night, a game which basically served as a “to be continued” after the...

Montclair Basketball: Red hot Mounties rolling over Liberty division

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsAfter a rough early season where they stumbled to a 4-3 record, the Montclair Mounties boys basketball team is rolling. The team won back-to-back games on Thursday, Jan. 17, and Friday, Jan....