Montclair Basketball: ICHS girls misfire in 36-25 ECT finals loss to West Orange

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsNEWARK—It was the first time since 1990 that the Immaculate Conception girls basketball team had been in an Essex County tournament final.It showed during much of the 36-25 loss to first time...

Montclair Basketball: Immaculate girls trounce Tech, head to ECT finals

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsNEWARK— It's going to be all Immaculate, all the time Saturday afternoon at Essex County College.The No. 5-seeded ICHS girls basketball team did their part Thursday night as they sent defending champion...

Montclair Basketball: Immaculate beats West Side, 64-51, heads back to ECT finals

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsWEST ORANGE—The boys basketball teams for Immaculate Conception and West Side high schools met for the third time this year Tuesday night. Each team had won a previous meeting during the regular...

Montclair Basketball: Lady Lions continue to blow through ECT

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsThey started out slow, but by the end of regulation, the No. 5-seeded Immaculate Conception girls basketball team had left 12-seeded Bloomfield in the dust on the way to a 78-45 walloping...

Montclair Basketball: Immaculate thumps North Star Academy, advances in ECT

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsThe tipping point for the winning team in a game doesn’t often come when one of their key players has to leave the court due to foul trouble, but for the Immaculate...

Montclair Basketball: Immaculate rolls West Side, moves into SEC-American lead

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsImmaculate Conception High School boys basketball team found itself in a bit of a dogfight Monday night, Feb. 4, when the West Side Roughriders  arrived at the ICHS gym for a battle...

Montclair Basketball: Immaculate girls rain 3-pointers in 77-53 win

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsThree-point shots rained down in the Immaculate Conception High School gym during the girls basketball game against Newark Academy last Thursday resulting in a 77-53 win for the Lions. It would happen...

Montclair Basketball: Immaculate girls take down Millburn, 66-46

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsThe Immaculate Conception girls basketball team improved to 6-3 on the season Tuesday night with a dominating 66-46 win over division rival Millburn. The victory continued their undefeated season in the Liberty...

Montclair Basketball: Former St. Rose coach Whalen looks to take IC to next level

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsIf Tuesday night’s practice is any indication, grass won’t be growing under the feet of any members of the  Immaculate Conception girls basketball team this year.New head coach Joe Whalen runs a...

Montclair Basketball: Despite graduations, Lions look to build on 20- win season

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsThe Immaculate Conception High School boys basketball team had an outstanding season in 2017-18, with appearances in the Essex County Tournament final and the NJSIAA State tournament semi-final, along with an impressive...