Montclair Athletics: District proceeding carefully on turf replacement

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news When the Montclair school district installed the turf at Woodman, Fortunato and Watchung fields about 15 years ago, things were a bit...

Montclair Athletics: MHS continues to send athletes to top colleges

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news People often praise student-athletes for their athletic prowess, but for Montclair High School’s athletic department, the focus is very much on the...

Montclair Tennis: Mountie tennis player to play at UConn

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news The journey from playing high school tennis to collegiate tennis can be a long and winding one, but few paths have been...

Montclair 150: Dozens of greats who have played sports in Montclair

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news Montclair has produced more than its fair share of fantastic athletes. Over the years, the three high schools — Montclair High School,...

Montclair 150: How Montclair’s athletic fields got their names

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news Sports in Montclair has a storied history, and the various surfaces are no exception. However, while the exploits on the field have...

Montclair Football: Mounties have new faces in new places this preseason

  by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news Summer is here, and while school is over, for the Montclair High School football team that just means work is just beginning....

Montclair Fencing: Former Mountie aims for 2020 Olympics

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news Alen Hadzic’s journey towards fencing for the U.S. in the 2020 Olympics began as so many fencing stories do — with a...

Montclair Athletics: Woodman track timetable pushed back

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news It seems the groundbreaking on the new track at Woodman Field will have to wait. That’s because during the Board of Education’s...

Montclair Baseball: MHS pitcher heads to European Championship

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news Montclair High School baseball will go international this summer, as the Mounties’ own Conor McGrath will be joining the U18 Great Britain...

Montclair Athletics: Board of Ed considers options for Fortunato Field

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news Building or rebuilding something on public or town land is without a doubt a long process. Ordinances, logistics, various board approvals —...