Football Preview: Lions hope offseason work has in-season results

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsWhen the Immaculate Conception Lions finished their 2017 football season with a 3-7 record, Head Coach Ryan Horan said the key to an improved 2018 was for the team to get “bigger,...

Montclair Track & Field: Waxter builds on ICHS Lions’ triple jump tradition

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsThe Immaculate Conception Lions track and field team had a strong weekend at the NJSIAA Groups II, III and Non-Public B meet in Bayville this past weekend, but fell just short of...

Montclair Track & Field: Lions 2nd at sectional meet despite small squad

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Immaculate Conception track and field team took second in the NJSIAA Sectionals Non-Public North B sectional meet, which took place on May 21 and 22.Led by Isas Waxter, who had...

Boys basketball: Roselle buzzsaw ends Immaculate’s great run

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsROSELLE — A roller coaster week for the Immaculate Conception High School boys basketball team ended in a somewhat disappointing fashion Saturday afternoon with a 92-63 loss to top-seeded Roselle Catholic in...

Montclair Basketball: Lions stumble early, falls to top-ranked Roselle Catholic, 92-63

https://youtu.be/-1wWxz2YIWYby Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsROSELLE — Sometimes you're the windshield, sometimes you're the bug, or at least so goes the saying.Sometimes you, the bug and the windshield all get crushed under some tank treads.That's as good...

Montclair Basketball: Immaculate dismantles Hudson Catholic, 60-49

https://youtu.be/bw7JoarGHtMby ANDREW GARDA garda@montclairlocal.newsJERSEY CITY — Before the Immaculate Conception High School boys basketball team destroyed Hudson Catholic on the court in the fourth quarter of the Lions' 60-49 win in the NJSIAA North Jersey,...

Montclair Basketball: Carey’s clutch free throws lift Lions over Patrick school in NJSIAA

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsCALDWELL — Immaculate Conception’s Jalen Carey is the type of player you want with the ball in his hands at the closing moments of a tight basketball game.So it should come as...

Montclair Basketball: Blanford, Lucas lift Immaculate to thrilling win, ECT semifinal berth

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsEAST ORANGE — It went down to the final second, but the No. 5 seeded Immaculate Conception girls basketball team held on for a 53-52 victory over the No. 4 seeded East...

Boys basketball: Montclair Immaculate reaches Essex County final after win over Seton Hall Prep

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsWEST ORANGE — Third time was very much the charm for the Immaculate Conception boys basketball team when it came to Seton Hall Prep.The Pirates had edged the Lions twice in...

Basketball: Lions 82-77 loss to East Side IC back to the drawing board

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsNEWARK — Bad habits are tough to break, and even the best teams can struggle to shake them.So in some ways, it shouldn’t be a surprise to see Immaculate Catholic’s boys basketball...