High School host scholarship meeting for Mountie athletes

by ANDREW GARDA garda@montclairlocal.news One of the aims of high school — and by association, high school sports — is to prepare young people for life beyond high school, directing them to not only figure out...

Lacrosse: New Montclair boys staff is all about family

by ANDREW GARDA garda@montclairlocal.news Sleep is a luxury that new Montclair High School varsity boys lacrosse head coach John Scanlan can’t really afford. Scanlan accepted the job a few days before Christmas, hit the ground running and...
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Save the Date: Montclair Literary Festival begins March 31

Trevor Noah, Paul Auster and more than 50 other authors will participate in the first Montclair Literary Festival. The Festival, according to its website, succeed2gether.org/montclair-literary-festival, is designed to promote “reading for all, bringing writers...

Fencing: Montclair High girls’ epee squad wins second straight NJSIAA title

by ANDREW GARDA garda@montclairlocal.news The Montclair High School fencing squads had a strong showing both at this year’s NJSIAA Team and Individual state tournaments the past two weekends, with the girl's Epee team winning its second...

Girls Basketball: Deep first-half hole leaves Montclair on wrong side of 50-26 loss

by ANDREW GARDA garda@montclairlocal.news The Montclair girls basketball team showed a lot of guts in the second half against Morristown, but couldn't crawl out of the hole they'd dug in the first two periods. The 1-seed...

Boys basketball: 3rd quarter trouble costs Montclair against Bloomfield

The Montclair Mounties stand together for the National Anthem before the tipoff against Bloomfield Staff Photo by Andrew Garda. by ANDREW GARDA garda@montclairlocal.news The Montclair High School boys basketball team was able to hang with Bloomfield High School...

Girls basketball: Montclair hammers Fair Lawn in state tournament

by ANDREW GARDA garda@montclairlocal.news Led by Alisa Wiggins' 22 points and Bianca Fede's 18, the Montclair girls basketball team rolled up a big lead early on Fair Lawn and never looked back, winning the game 52-36. 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...

Wrestling: Mounties send two to State Tournament

by ANDREW GARDA garda@montclairlocal.news Two Montclair High School wrestlers punched their tickets to Atlantic City and the NJSIAA state championships this past Saturday, as seniors Sam Mellow and Kasson Quince-McGee both landed in the top four of their...

Girls basketball: Montclair holds off rival MKA

By Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news The Montclair High School girls varsity basketball team knew their counterparts from MKA would show up and play hard Thursday night. Despite a 30-point win in the teams' most recent meeting in...