Montclair Kimberley Academy wants to keep athletes safe and is taking the extra step of requiring masks for athletes while on the field.
The Immaculate Conception high school girls basketball team is using finals losses last year to fuel bringing a title to Montclair in 2021.
School is back in session in the township of Montclair, and with the ban on indoor sports lifted, that means winter sports will resume.
With COVID-19 cases rising, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has shut down indoor sports and postponed High School hockey until January.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Executive Order 187, allows indoor sports to practice and play, a step towards high school winter sports.
Montclair Kimberley Academy and Immaculate Conception both opened with hybrid schedules, but its the safety protocols which keep them open.
Not only has school been disrupted for all three high schools in Montclair, but spring sports have been put on hold as well, leaving coaches to scramble.
Immaculate Conception High School's girls basketball team made their first ever NJSIAA North Jersey Non-Public B final, but lost to Saddle River Day, 66-50.
The Immaculate Conception High School girls basketball team secured its first ever NJSIAA finals appearance with a 58-48 win over Morris Catholic.
Immaculate Conception High School's girls basketball team upset Marist on March 5, with a 64-57 win advancing in the NJSIAA North, Non-Public B tournament.