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November 30, 2021

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -- The difference between Chatham's opening loss in its ice hockey opener last Friday and its 9-0 win vs. Indian Hills on Monday night at Mennen Sports Arena? "We had a full roster tonight," Chatham coach Brendon Herr said. "We were missing some guys (in 3-0 loss to Passaic ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -- Salome' Stuchbury isn't the first Chatham goalie to put on the pads and play for the varsity in her first-ever girls ice hockey game. Grace Zinn, her predecessor, did the same. And she isn't the first in her family to do it, either. Still, it took a certain amount of ...

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WAYNE, NJ -- Chatham opened its boys ice hockey season with a 3-0 setback to Passaic Tech on Friday at the Ice Vault. “I think we started well tonight, we did a good job of putting the puck on net in the first period," Chatham coach Brendon Herr said. "The penalties hurt us in the second and ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham Borough neighbors got together to support the Chatham Borough Volunteer Fire Department in 2011 with a run on Thanksgiving Day and 10 years later it was bigger than ever this Thanksgiving. The "Manor" section of Chatham Borough turned out 750 runners for the 1-Mile Fun Run ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Another Thanksgiving, another record-breaking day for the 13th annual Chatham Turkey Trot. “On behalf of the Chatham Turkey Trot Race Committee, I want to thank the more than 1,000 runners and walkers who participated in the 13th Annual Chatham Turkey Trot making it our most ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Sam Ellis already had switched gears from the 2021 cross-country season after what he thought was his final race on Nov. 13, shifting to cross-training in the pool as his break from running. But midway through the school day last Wednesday, the Chatham High senior learned he had ...

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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ -- Chatham senior striker Gabe Toledo scored the winning goal in the 3-2 final of the Morris County Boys Soccer Coaches Association All-Star game played Tuesday night at Pequannock High. Toledo finishes breaking the 2-2- tie In addition to Toledo, Cougar seniors Sam ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Senior co-captain Paige Lubrano was voted the Most Valuable Sailor for the Cougars in 2021. “Paige works extremely hard and has honed her skills in seamlessly transitioning from crew to skipper this fall season,” Jeff Bonanni, Chatham coach, said. “She was a consistently solid ...

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PERTH AMBOY, NJ -- Chatham was represented by Jase Catullo, Shep Boyd, Dillon Abernathy, and Brad Byrne in the North-South New Jersey Suburban Youth Football League All-Star game played Saturday in Waters Stadium. Boyd was named the Defensive MVP of the game as the North held off the South, ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ -- Chatham seniors Sarah Petitjean and Sam Ellis proved that they were more than qualified for the NJSIAA Cross-Country Meet of Champions in their respective girls and boys races on Saturday at Holmdel Park. Both were late entries as wild-card selections to the MOC, and both ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The 2021 Chatham girls freshman soccer team completed an undefeated 14-0 season under coach Gianna Zarra. The Cougars averaged five goals per game, piling up 70 goals and posting 11 shutouts. Chatham allowed a total of three goals.        

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HOLMDEL, NJ -- Chatham senior Sarah Petitjean ran 19:26 to place 11th out of 139 runners at the NJSIAA State Group 3 girls cross-country meet held Saturday at Holmdel Park. Chatham finished 10th as a team in the Group 3 meet. Chatham's top finishers in the race behind Petitjean were Lauren ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ -- Senior Sam Ellis placed 11th in 16:50 and junior Alex Krack finished 12th with a time of 16:59 to lead Chatham's contingent of runners at the NJSIAA Group 3 meet held Saturday at Holmdel Park. The Cougars placed fifth in Group 3 as a team. Chatham's Top runners: Sam Ellis:   ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Thomas Haines placed first in his age group at the Lakeland League Championships and crossed second in the USTAF Junior Olympics to highlight the season-ending performances for Chatham's youth cross-country teams this fall. Haines led the Chatham boys to first place in the 13-14 ...

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CHESTER, NJ -- Chatham girls soccer coach Gary Adair's final message before his team took the field to play in the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 state tournament final was this: "Don't back down. Never give up." Basically, that was the theme of the entire 2021 season for the Cougars, ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- There was no learning curve for Emma Regan this season. The sophomore was thrown into the middle of the defense for the 2021 Chatham girls soccer team and - two months later - she's become a key player for a team that will be playing for the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Eight Chatham High student-athletes signed national letters of intent to continue their athletic careers at NCAA Division 1 universities on Wednesday at CHS. Seren Agar has signed to play women's tennis for Boston College; Kayleigh Coughlin has signed to play women's lacrosse for ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- A year ago, Kayleigh Coughlin was forced to watch as her Chatham teammates closed out the 2020 season by winning the NJSIAA Northwest Regional girls soccer championship. An out-of-state college visit had forced her to quarantine for the last week of the season. "Because of ...

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CLIFFSIDE PARK, NJ --  On Oct. 1st, the Chatham boys soccer team stood at 6-1, having just beaten Delbarton in double-overtime, setting expectations for an excellent rest of the season. The 2021 Cougars never regained the consistency they showed in that opening stretch and it caught up to them ...

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CLARK, NJ -- Chatham senior Sarah Petitjean placed fourth in 18:47.29, pacing the Cougars to a fourth-place finish at the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 state sectional cross-country meet at Oak Ridge Park on Saturday. Chatham also received a 19th place finish from Lauren Davis in ...

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CLARK, NJ -- Sam Ellis placed third in 15:58 and Alex Krack crossed fourth in 15:59, leading the Chatham boys cross-country team to a second-place finish at the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 state sectional meet held at Oak Ridge Park on Saturday. Chatham, ranked No. 13 in the state, ...

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FRANKLIN LAKES, NJ -- The seniors on the 2021 Chatham football team will always hold a special place in the heart of first-year Cougar head coach Evan Picariello. "For this team to be in this situation, to be 0-7 last year and 6-4 right now," Picariello said. "It's not the way they wanted to go ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- It's almost like a magic trick that you don't mind watching over and over again. And it has many still scratching their heads as to how Paige Droner does it with her direct kicks from all angles and distances. The junior midfielder was at it again Friday morning, lining up a ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham boys soccer coach Mark Maka declared to his team after the 4-0 state tournament win vs. Mendham at Cougar Field on Thursday morning: "This is who we are. This is what we've been working to become." Maka had reason to boast about the identity of his team after its ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- There was never any doubt that Chatham girls cross-country runner Sarah Petitjean was going to succeed. It was just a matter of when. "She wants it and not a lot of athletes have her mentality," Chatham cross-country coach Gianna Parlavecchio said. "She constantly wants to be ...

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP, NJ -- The Chatham girls volleyball team bowed to North Hunterdon, 2-0, in the quarterfinal round of the NJSIAA North Jersey, Group 3 state tournament on Wednesday. Chatham ends at 8-16. North Hunterdon, ranked No. 4 in the state by NJ.com, improves to 24-1.      

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The wholesale changes to the lineup happened at halftime and there was no way Chatham coach Gary Adair could have foreseen his team scoring six more times in its 10-1 state tournament girls soccer win vs. South Plainfield on Tuesday at Haas Field. "It's not like we were running up ...

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WASHINGTON, NJ -- Senior midfielder Ellie Hilgendorff scored for Chatham field hockey in its 3-1 loss to Warren Hills in the quarterfinal round of the North Jersey, Group 3 state tournament on Tuesday evening. Senior goalie Kelly Bernich finished the game with 13 saves for Chatham (12-6-1).

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CHATHAM, NJ -- What did the Chatham boys soccer team earn with its 3-0 opening-round state tournament win vs. Colonia? - a fourth meeting of the season vs. Mendham. Gabe Toledo, Jack Gruppuso and Daito Sho each scored a goal Monday at Cougar Field to give No. 5 seed Chatham (9-5-1) a second home ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham will be the decided underdog in the opening round of the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 1, Group 4 state football playoffs on Friday. The No. 7 seeded Cougars (6-3) will face No. 2 seed Ramapo (8-1) in a 6:30 p.m. kickoff in Franklin Lakes. "They're a well-coached ...

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