Montclair Athletic Department: New head softball coach, update on Fortunato

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsWith spring sports finally underway, the one sport which didn’t have a head coach — or at least clarity as to who was in line for the position — was Montclair High...

Montclair Softball: Big hits, sharp steals propel Cougs in Prep B quarterfinals

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Kimberley Academy softball team advanced to the Prep B semifinals on Thursday, May 10 with a dominating 12-2 win over Princeton Day, finishing the game in just five innings.The Cougars...

Montclair Athletics: Massive rainfall causes infill displacement on MHS fields

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsTorrential rains exasperated problems at the aging Watchung, Fortunato and Woodman fields during Monday’s storm.The synthetic turf infill was lifted due to the rains and some turf was displaced at Watchung....

Montclair Gymnastics: Mounties overcome early practice disruption

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair High School gymnastics team took on Wayne Hills on Thursday, Sept. 27, winning the match 101.7 to 88.4.First year head coach Amie Bassarab was very pleased with the way her...

Montclair Cross Country: Mounties place in sectional, head to groups

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsGARRET MOUNTAIN—Last Saturday, the Montclair High School cross country teams did something they’ve rarely had the opportunity to do. Both the Mountie girls and boys teams punched tickets to the NJSIAA Group...

Montclair Fencing: Mounties qualify for state team, individual tournaments

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsHosts are usually supposed to show deference to their guests, but while the Montclair High School fencing team did all they could to make the rest of the District 5 competitors comfortable...

Montclair Softball: MHS blasts West Orange, 14-4

Montclair High School's softball team has had back-to-back big games at the plate, propelling them to a comeback win and then a 14-4 win over West Orange.

Softball: Preseason weather keeps Mounties rusty in first game

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsIt was a rough preseason for the Montclair varsity softball team.The weather kept them from practicing outside or scrimmaging, which means that part of their early schedule will involve knocking off the...

Mike Miello named interim athletic director at Montclair High School

By Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.newsAfter a period of silence from the Montclair School District, Montclair High School finally has a new Athletic Director.At least for now.The school district has tapped Mike Miello to fill in...

Volleyball: Mounties beat Newark Academy in second meeting, 2-0

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsWhen the Montclair High School girls volleyball team took the second set 25-17, completing a 2-0 sweep of Newark Academy on Tuesday, they took a little more relish in the victory than...