Montclair High School spring athletes overcome weather to practice

With just three weeks until most spring sports begin their season, the timing of last week’s massive dumping of snow couldn’t have been worse. Maybe an opening-day dumping would have made for a more...

Montclair High School sophomore is an international triple-threat

by ANDREW GARDA garda@montclairlocal.newsMost Montclair High School students will spend the next month planning how they will relax during their April Spring break and maybe how they can scam their younger siblings out of Easter...

High School host scholarship meeting for Mountie athletes

by ANDREW GARDA garda@montclairlocal.newsOne 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.newsSleep 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.newsThe 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.newsThe 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.newsThe 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.newsLed 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.newsLed 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...