Montclair Basketball: Lions stumble early, falls to top-ranked Roselle Catholic, 92-63

https://youtu.be/-1wWxz2YIWYby Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsROSELLE — Sometimes you're the windshield, sometimes you're the bug, or at least so goes the saying.Sometimes you, the bug and the windshield all get crushed under some tank treads.That's as good...

Montclair Basketball: Immaculate dismantles Hudson Catholic, 60-49

https://youtu.be/bw7JoarGHtMby ANDREW GARDA garda@montclairlocal.newsJERSEY CITY — Before the Immaculate Conception High School boys basketball team destroyed Hudson Catholic on the court in the fourth quarter of the Lions' 60-49 win in the NJSIAA North Jersey,...

Montclair Basketball: Carey’s clutch free throws lift Lions over Patrick school in NJSIAA

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsCALDWELL — Immaculate Conception’s Jalen Carey is the type of player you want with the ball in his hands at the closing moments of a tight basketball game.So it should come as...

Montclair Basketball: Blanford, Lucas lift Immaculate to thrilling win, ECT semifinal berth

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsEAST ORANGE — It went down to the final second, but the No. 5 seeded Immaculate Conception girls basketball team held on for a 53-52 victory over the No. 4 seeded East...

Boys basketball: Montclair Immaculate reaches Essex County final after win over Seton Hall Prep

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsWEST ORANGE — Third time was very much the charm for the Immaculate Conception boys basketball team when it came to Seton Hall Prep.The Pirates had edged the Lions twice in...

Basketball: Lions 82-77 loss to East Side IC back to the drawing board

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsNEWARK — Bad habits are tough to break, and even the best teams can struggle to shake them.So in some ways, it shouldn’t be a surprise to see Immaculate Catholic’s boys basketball...

Basketball: Immaculate holds off late surging Mounties in 78-65 win

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsTalking to the coaches after Immaculate Conceptions’ 78-65 win over Montclair High School on Thursday, Dec. 21, you might have been confused as to which basketball team had ended up with the...

Basketball: Immaculate ends big week with 69-61 statement win over Ranney

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsPATERSON — It’s a new year, and Immaculate Conception’s boys basketball team has a new message.They want everyone to know that the Lions have arrived, and they drove that home with a...

Basketball: Immaculate hangs on against Montclair High in 78-65 win

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsTalking to the coaches after Immaculate Conceptions’ 78-65 win over Montclair High School on Thursday, Dec. 21, you might have been confused as to which basketball team had ended up with the...

Basketball: Late run can’t bail out IC Lions in 61-58 loss to Seton Hall

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsCALDWELL—A good comeback can be the highlight of a sports story.But you need to fall behind before you can come back, and sometimes the deficit is too much to overcome.That was...