Montclair Track and Field: Double-record day for Bigsby as Mounties qualify for MOC

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news SOMERSET—It was lit. That’s how Montclair High School track and field’s Shelby Bigsby would describe her efforts during last weekend’s NJSIAA Group IV championships at Franklin High School. When an athlete takes first place...

Montclair Athletics: No start date yet for track, Fortunato upgrades

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news With the school year just about to end, the facilities at Woodman and Fortunato fields will be clear and ready for work to be done on the track and lacrosse/soccer fields. The process...

Montclair Athlete Spotlight: Elizabeth Cummings, Montclair High School, Crew

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news It’s been an interesting journey for senior Elizabeth Cummings. After spending three years with the sprinters, her coaches told her they wanted her to join the distance group. It wasn’t an easy transition. “At...

National champions: Two Montclair crew boats capture top honors

by Margot Cochran for The Montclair Local  Montclair High School’s boys varsity eight and girls junior varsity eight capped a record-setting season for Mountie rowing by winning national championships in their respective categories at last...

Montclair Track & Field: Bigsby, Young-Bey help Mountie girls take 4th at sectionals

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news CLIFTON—“Watch out for Montclair!” The track announcer at the NJSIAA North 1, Group IV sectional championship track and field meet was talking about Montclair High’s Nyjah Young-Bey as the junior kicked it into...

Montclair Track: Mountie girls capture second county title in a row despite soggy track

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news The Montclair High School track and field team continued its excellent season this past weekend as it hosted the Essex County Outdoor Championships at Woodman Field. The weekend was highlighted by the girls,...

Montclair Tennis: Mounties battle hard, fall in sectional final

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news LIVINGSTON—The No. 2-seeded Montclair High School boys tennis team fought hard in the 2018 NJSIAA North 1, Group IV Tournament championship match against top-seeded Livingston, battling back from early deficits to push...

Montclair Lacrosse: Mounties season ends on heartbreaking buzzer beater

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news MOUNT OLIVE—Life comes at you fast and on Thursday, May 17, the Montclair High School girls lacrosse team couldn’t quite get out of its way during the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 1,...

Montclair Athletics: Improving Ultimate Frisbee team at MHS indicates a sport on the rise

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news For a long time, the rule at Montclair High School’s Athletic Department was “if you can find enough kids, we can help you start a sport.” That’s as true under new Athletic...

Montclair Lacrosse: Mounties roll in first round 14-1 NJSIAA win

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news The Montclair High School girls lacrosse team left no doubt, jumping out to an early lead and cruising to a 14-1 win over Park Regional in the opening round of the NJSIAA...