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November 26, 2022

OLD BRIDGE, NJ -- The Chatham 6th Grade football team completed an undefeated season when it topped Bridgewater, 13-7, to win the New Jersey Suburban Youth Football League "Super Bowl" last weekend. Ryan "Shrek" Gabriele scored both touchdowns for Chatham (10-0) and earned MVP honors. The 2022 ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Alec Gironda crossed in 16:23 to win the 14th annual Chatham Turkey Trot 5K race and Leigh McCaffrey clocked 19:57 to take the women's division on Thanksgiving Day. "More than 1,200 runners came out for the 14th Annual Chatham Turkey Trot helping to raise more than $36,000 for our ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- A wakeup run in the cold morning air, followed by a cup of ice cream and a chance to help fund equipment for the Chatham Borough Volunteer Fire Department were all part of the experience when the 11th annual Trot the Manor 5K and 1-mile fun run were held Thanksgiving morning. More ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -- There was a broken collarbone, a dislocated kneecap and a freak accident that occurred in the locker room, resulting in a bad cut. Suffice it to say, it was a "bad news" season for the Chatham boys ice hockey team in 2021-2022. "We're obviously all excited because a lot of ...

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POMPTON PLAINS, NJ -- Chatham seniors Paige Droner, Ashley Kiernan and Stella Straka played in the first annual Morris County Girls Soccer Coaches Association All-Star game on Wednesday night at Pequannock High. Striker Kiernan scored the first goal of the game, sparking the "White" team to a ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ -- Chatham senior Ryan Beegle, running his final high school cross-country race, clocked 16:05 in placing 12th out of 166 runners competing in the NJSIAA boys cross-country Meet of Champions held Saturday at Holmdel Park. The 2022 Chatham team gained entry into the race as a "wild ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Abby Droner didn't hesitate when asked about her hobbies, it was a one-word answer: soccer. Anyone watching the Chatham High sophomore play for the Cougar girls varsity lately, knows that playing soccer is more than a casual hobby for her.  "I just love it so much," she said.

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Eight Chatham student-athletes made commitments on national signing day Wednesday to continue their athletic careers in track & field, rowing, soccer and lacrosse next year at NCAA Division 1 universities. Ella Bogue has applied to Brown University, where she plans to join the ...

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FRANKLIN LAKES, NJ -- Chatham first-year girls soccer coach Anthony Correale recently saw the Group 3 state rankings that were published a few weeks back and his team was nowhere to be found in the top 10. "We proved a lot of people wrong about where we should be," Correale said. That point ...

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ALLENDALE, NJ -- Chatham played some of its best field hockey in the second half of its games in 2022, and Monday's state tournament contest vs. Northern Highlands was no exception. Unfortunately for the Cougars, Northern Highlands built a two-goal lead in the first half and was able to hold on ...

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The Chatham boys cross-country team was informed on Sunday that it had officially earned the 8th and final "Wild Card" entry into the NJSIAA Meet of Champions on Saturday at Holmdel Park. Chatham had placed third at the Group 3 state meet this past Saturday at Holmdel Park, with Alex Krack and ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- When Abby Droner got ready to take the free kick near the touchline from just outside the 18-yard-box, a calm came over the Chatham sophomore. She was about to hit a sitting ball like she had done in countless practice sessions and during games taking corner kicks. "I always ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ -- Senior runners Alex Krack and Ryan Beegle led the way for Chatham as the boys cross-country team placed third in the state Group 3 meet at Holmdel Park on Saturday. Krack placed fourth in the race in 16:33 and Beegle was seventh in 16:37 and both have qualified for the Meet of ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The emotions ranged from shock to relief when Allie McCaffrey and Brooke DiBiase scored two of the biggest goals of the 2022 field hockey state tournament for Chatham on Friday at Haas Field. Sophomore McCaffrey came off the bench to give Chatham a lift with her first varsity ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- No one would ever describe Paige Droner as "off the wall", not even a little. But a connection could definitely be made with the skill she's developed in relation to controlling a bouncing soccer ball that has been hit off a wall. The saying that "you don't get a second chance to ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Maybe next year, the Chatham girls soccer banquet will be held at a later date, so that the tales of the entire season can be recounted. The Cougars made for a premature gathering on Tuesday evening when they defeated Cranford, 2-1, in the afternoon at Cougar Field, extending ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Anna DeCesare and Emmy Chazen scored two goals apiece as Chatham rolled to its 10th straight field hockey win, 8-0 vs. Middletown North in the opening round of the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 state tournament on Tuesday at Haas Field. No. 3 seed Chatham (15-1-1) will ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham football seniors Brendan and Peter Boyd are identical twins and luckily for the opposition, they are required to wear different uniform numbers on the football field to tell them apart. As it was, No. 22 Brendan Boyd and No. 28 Peter Boyd were doubly effective in their ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The 2022 Chatham freshman girls soccer team recently completed an 11-0 season under coach James Farley. There were 18 different goal scorers for the Cougars, who put up 68 goals, an average of better than six goals per game and allowed fewer than 10 goals. Members of the team ...

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CLARK, NJ -- Sydney Grossman, Kate McEvoy and Madeline Perez were the top finishers for the Chatham girls cross-country team on Saturday when the Cougars placed fifth in the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 race held over the 5K Oak Ridge Park course. Junior Grossman finished 18th in ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Alex Donoghue was shy about taking credit for her first career varsity goal, pointing to the efforts of Abby Droner and Paige Droner to make it happen. Fortunately for top-seeded Chatham, the freshman midfielder wasn't timid about getting forward to volley home Abby Droner's ...

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CLARK, NJ -- The top five runners from Chatham finished before the top five from any other team, but it wasn't enough to overcome some faster individual times as the Cougars placed third in the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 race held Saturday at Oak Ridge Park. Ryan Beegle placed third ...

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WAYNE, NJ -- Chatham assistant football coach Brian Nagy brought everything back into focus when he wheeled senior Flynn Decker and his broken leg into the final post-game huddle of the 2022 season. Decker, injured the week before, stayed with the team until the end and got to have his final say ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Forwards Mia Sciacchitano and Brooke DiBiase each collected two goals and an assist as Chatham won its ninth straight field hockey game, 5-0 over Mount Olive on Friday at Haas Field. Senior midfielder Anna DeCesare contributed a goal for Chatham (14-1-1). The Cougars added on to ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ -- The 9th-seeded Chatham girls volleyball team went on the road and defeated No. 8 Ferris, 2-0, in the opening round of the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 state tournament on Friday. Chatham (10-7) won in straight sets over Ferris (13-10) by scores of 25-15 and 25-10 to ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Jackson Hodges would make an annual plea to his parents, begging them to allow him to play youth tackle football in Chatham. Each year he was rebuffed until he finally came up with a logical argument that his parents couldn't dismiss. He told them that he needed to play in 8th ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The first sign that the top-seeded Chatham girls soccer team wasn't going to take its opponent lightly came 29 seconds into the game. That's how long it took senior Remmey McEnroe to score off a pass from classmate Ashley Kiernan (see below) as the Cougars went on to open the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Junior forward Josie Pruss scored and senior goalie Mack Wilson made five saves as Chatham won its eighth straight field hockey game, 1-0 vs. Morristown on Wednesday. It was the ninth shutout of the season for Chatham (13-1-1), which will be the No. 3 seed for the upcoming ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Senior striker Max von Doussa closed out his boys soccer career by scoring a goal for Chatham in a 1-1 double-overtime tie with Randolph on "Senior Day" at Cougar Field. Chatham finishes the season at 6-9-2. Randolph is 9-7-2.

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CAMBRIDGE, MASS. -- Chatham High senior Ella Bogue was part of the winning gold medal four-person boat, representing the Nereid Boat Club in the 55th running of the "Head of the Charles Regatta" held over the weekend. Bogue teamed up with Garden State rowers Mikaela Voinov, a senior from ...

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