Montclair Basketball: Immaculate dismantles Hudson Catholic, 60-49

https://youtu.be/bw7JoarGHtM by ANDREW GARDA garda@montclairlocal.news JERSEY 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 Garda garda@montclairlocal.news CALDWELL — 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 Garda garda@montclairlocal.news EAST 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 Garda garda@montclairlocal.news WEST 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 Garda garda@montclairlocal.news NEWARK — 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...

Basketball: Immaculate holds off late surging Mounties in 78-65 win

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news Talking to the coaches after Immaculate Conceptions’ 78-65 win over Montclair High School on Thursday, Dec. 21, you might have been confused as to which basketball team had ended up with the...

Basketball: Immaculate ends big week with 69-61 statement win over Ranney

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news PATERSON — It’s a new year, and Immaculate Conception’s boys basketball team has a new message. They want everyone to know that the Lions have arrived, and they drove that home with a...

Basketball: Immaculate hangs on against Montclair High in 78-65 win

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news Talking to the coaches after Immaculate Conceptions’ 78-65 win over Montclair High School on Thursday, Dec. 21, you might have been confused as to which basketball team had ended up with the...

Basketball: Late run can’t bail out IC Lions in 61-58 loss to Seton Hall

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news CALDWELL—A good comeback can be the highlight of a sports story. But you need to fall behind before you can come back, and sometimes the deficit is too much to overcome. That was...

Basketball: Lady Lions get off to a roaring start in back to back wins

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news You can’t get off to a better start to a season than Immaculate Conceptions’ girls basketball team did on Friday, when the Lions obliterated Barringer in the opener by a score of...