Montclair Hockey: Mounties top Ridgewood to take Holiday Tourney title

By Edward KensikFor the Montclair LocalThe Montclair High School ice hockey team found its offense while one of its goalies excelled in net in Friday’s holiday tournament finale.That combination equaled a 6-4 victory over...

Montclair Athletics: Local football players declare for college, rowers celebrated

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsFor years, football’s National Signing Day — the day high school seniors signed their National Letters of Intent, officially committing them to play the sport at the next level — was annually...

Montclair Basketball: Former Mounties return as coaches

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsNot much has changed for the Montclair girls basketball team. Sure, there are many new players, but the plays, the games, the wins and losses all progress just like they do any...

Montclair Basketball: Mounties coach looks for team to believe in the system

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsThree years into his role as head coach of the Montclair High School boys basketball team, Gary Wallace feels Montclair has a chance to make some noise in the Liberty Division where...

Montclair Basketball: Mounties girls improving skills, accountability

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsMontclair High School girls basketball coach Emily Hall stands in front of her team, which is spread along the baseline.“Who understood what we were doing?” Hall asks her team.Most of the girls,...

Montclair Fencing: Mountie fencers get ready to defend titles

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsThere’s little fencing at the start of the Montclair High School preseason fencing practices. If that sounds a bit incongruous, head coach Ed Chang said that the coaches are trying to make...

Montclair Wrestling: MHS sees participation surge after solid first year under Kline

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsSecond year Montclair High School wrestling coach Eugene Kline came into the job last season hoping to rebuild a program with numbers that had fallen off a bit.“My goal when I got...

Montclair Crew: MHS coach wins U.S. Rowing honors

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsEven when it's not crew season, the Montclair High School program keeps winning. Head coach Jeremy Michalitsianos was just named Junior Coach of the Year in 2018's USRowing Fan’s Choice Awards.The award,...

Montclair Hockey: New faces in lineup, on the bench for Mounties

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsIn hockey, managing transition — whether it be moving from defense to offense or switching from skating backwards to skating forwards — is a critical part of the game. For the 2018-19...

Anonymous Montclair parent donates to Irvington soccer after ECT matchup

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsIt’s rare for people to talk about a month-old high school soccer game. After tournaments end and a season is over, students, parents and administrators move on to the next sport and...