Montclair Athletics: District looks to balance time for teachers who also coach teams

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news High school sports is all about balance. For the student-athlete, it’s managing studies with practice and games. For coaches who are also teachers, it’s balancing their primary duties during the school day...

Montclair soccer: Ashley Hammond to lead Mounties girls soccer this fall

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news A familiar face will take charge of the varsity girls soccer program at Montclair High School this fall, as veteran club, scholastic and collegiate coach Ashley Hammond will take the reigns of...

Montclair Baseball: Mounties top Essex County 18U HSDL League

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news The Montclair spring freshman team had a tremendous summer, winning the Essex County 18U HSDL League before losing to Bayonne in the HSDL state tournament semifinal on Monday, July 16. The team...

Montclair Rowing: Montclair rowers reach semifinals at Henley Regatta

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news After winning their first three races, Montclair rowers made it to the semifinals of the Henley Regatta, the sport’s best-known event worldwide, marking the best result ever for a Montclair boat. Athletes traveled...

Montclair Athletics: Track project derailed by extra costs, rising oil prices

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news The Woodman Track project is delayed, as the Montclair Board of Education voted to reject the single bid they received at their June 18 meeting. While three companies were interested in bidding...

Montclair Lacrosse: Mounties LAXers took part in 2017 camp

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news Every summer, kids in Montclair are on the lookout for things to do. Among the many options they have are often some sort of sports camp, a job or some civil service. Last...

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 simpler. In the years since, the choices in artificial turf...

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 student part of the equation. MHS prides itself on helping students...

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 as long and winding as the one Christian Provenzano took...

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. The team knows it has a target on its back...