Athlete Spotlight: Jaala Williams, senior, Montclair High School

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsIn October, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association's Executive Committee voted to officially make girls wrestling a high school varsity sport.For Montclair High School senior Jaala Williams, that’s a big change...

Montclair Basketball: Mounties stumbles cost them in 48-29 loss

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair High School boys basketball team was off to a solid start to the season, but with the new year, have come several missteps.First, there was a close 79-72 loss...

Montclair Wrestling: MHS wrestlers have early success in 2018-19 season

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsMontclair High School’s wrestling team came hard off the top rope to start the season, building a 6-2 record on the back of six straight wins, culminating in a 54-14 dismantling of...

Montclair Basketball: Mounties stumble hard against Seton Hall – Recap

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair High School boys basketball team was off to a solid start to the season, but with the new year, have come several missteps. First a close 79-72 loss to American...

Montclair Hockey: Mounties top Ridgewood to take Holiday Tourney title

By Edward KensikFor the Montclair LocalThe Montclair High School ice hockey team found its offense while one of its goalies excelled in net in Friday’s holiday tournament finale.That combination equaled a 6-4 victory over...

Montclair Athletics: Local football players declare for college, rowers celebrated

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsFor years, football’s National Signing Day — the day high school seniors signed their National Letters of Intent, officially committing them to play the sport at the next level — was annually...

Montclair Basketball: Former Mounties return as coaches

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsNot much has changed for the Montclair girls basketball team. Sure, there are many new players, but the plays, the games, the wins and losses all progress just like they do any...

Montclair Basketball: Mounties coach looks for team to believe in the system

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsThree years into his role as head coach of the Montclair High School boys basketball team, Gary Wallace feels Montclair has a chance to make some noise in the Liberty Division where...

Montclair Basketball: Mounties girls improving skills, accountability

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsMontclair High School girls basketball coach Emily Hall stands in front of her team, which is spread along the baseline.“Who understood what we were doing?” Hall asks her team.Most of the girls,...

Montclair Fencing: Mountie fencers get ready to defend titles

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsThere’s little fencing at the start of the Montclair High School preseason fencing practices. If that sounds a bit incongruous, head coach Ed Chang said that the coaches are trying to make...