Hockey: Backup goalie leads Montclair to 5-2 win over Tenafly

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news In hockey, penalty shots during a game are momentum altering moments. So when the Tenafly Tigers (1-3-1) were given an opportunity for one against the Montclair Mounties (7-1-1) with 7:58 left in the...

Montclair Basketball: Mounties fall to Millburn in ECT — Rapid Reaction

https://youtu.be/tw_PkOQfesc by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news MILLBURN — The Montclair High School boys basketball team played a good first half, keeping pace with a disciplined Millburn team, but stumbled badly in the second half, losing 55-39. The two halves...

Montclair Athletics: 17 Mounties announce college choices

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news One of the aims of high school sports is to help students find an avenue to go to colleges they might not otherwise have access to. In that way, Montclair High School...

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 — there’s a lengthy list of steps any project must go...

Mounties Football Notebook: Gary Robinson’s impact, Massillon trip details

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news The season is young, but it’s been a pretty good one for senior defensive end/offensive tackle Gary Robinson Jr. So far, he’s accrued 11 tackles, six of them solo, three dropping the...

Boys basketball: Montclair outlasts Fair Lawn in NJSIAA playoff opener

by ANDREW GARDA garda@montclairlocal.news Led by 20 points from sophomore Charles Murphy, the Montclair High School boys basketball team held off a feisty Fair Lawn squad, 74-63, in front of a raucous crowd in the opening...

Baseball: Mounties slip up against Bloomfield, bounce back vs. Madison, Clifton

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news Montclair’s High School baseball team had a rough 6-4 loss to Bloomfield on April 19 but with two wins in a row following that, the team is back on track. After the tough...

Soccer: Giordano, Van Siclen show younger Mounties how its done in 3-2 win

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news The Montclair High School girls soccer team is on a roll. Two games into the 2017 season, the Mounties are 2-0 with two impressive victories to their credit. It’s even more impressive...

Field Hockey: Mounties head to ECT finals with 1-0 OT win over Glen Ridge

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news GLEN RIDGE—Montclair High School field hockey team advanced to the Essex County Tournament finals with a 1-0 overtime win over Glen Ridge. The final goal came on a shot by Missy Wrede in...

Montclair Football Notebook: Returning to MetLife, Matthews’ first offer, Bloomfield preview

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news While the Mountie faithful are already planning their tailgates and the best way to ditch work to make it to MetLife Stadium for next Friday’s state final against Union City, the players...