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June 30, 2022

CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham Township Committee unanimously approved a resolution that authorizes the administration to offer Larry McCann the position of Chatham Township Recreation Director for a 90-day probationary period at a time to be determined at its busy regular meeting on Tuesday ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- New York Rangers Adam Fox, Jacob Trouba and Barclay Goodrow will be signing autographs together from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Legends Gallery/Frames on Main in Chatham on Monday, July 11. Legends Gallery is also working with Andrew Low, founder of Kids Ice Cancer, which raises funds ...

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The Chatham girls track & field team closed out the season at the Meet of Champions and the New Balance Outdoor Nationals over the weekend. Junior Elsa Spoor cleared 5 feet, 4 inches in the high jump to place fourth at the Meet of Champions, following her second-place finish in the event at ...

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Chatham's record-breaking 4x800 relay team closed out its historic 2022 spring campaign by running in two huge races on the same day. The Cougar team of Charlie Henne, Sam Ellis, Aidan Johnson and Ryan Beegle placed second at the NJSIAA Meet of Champions with a time of 8:00.63 in the early ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The biggest tournament in the world’s most popular sport is coming to New Jersey in a big way. On Thursday officials from FIFA, soccer’s governing body, announced that MetLife Stadium will be one of just 15 locations across North America and 11 in the U.S. to play host to the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham boys 4x800 squad of Sam Ellis, Aidan Johnson, Ryan Beegle, and Charlie Henne will be competing at both the prestigious New Balance Nationals Outdoor 2022 and the NJSIAA Meet of Champions on Saturday. What can this group do for an encore after their record-breaking race ...

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PENNSAUKEN, NJ -- Senior Sarah Petitjean and junior Elsa Spoor produced their best times of the season for the Chatham girls track team at the Group 3 State Meet held over the weekend at Pennsauken High. Petitjean set a personal mark of 5:05 in the 1600, placing sixth. Spoor ran her fastest 800 ...

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PENNSAUKEN, NJ -- The Chatham boys 4x800 relay team of Charlie Henne, Aidan Johnson, Sam Ellis and Ryan Beegle continued their medal-winning track season by taking first place at the Group 3 State Championship Meet held over the weekend. The Cougar 4x800 relay took gold with a time of 7:59.56 ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Sean Dutton doesn't normally compete in a race like the 4-mile Chatham Jaycees Fishawack Run, but he wanted to test himself on Saturday morning. The 19-year-old Chatham resident had his freshman year of running for Carnegie Mellon University interrupted by a case of Appendicitis ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham's Cougar Field located at 312 Shunpike Rd., is now closed to the public until Aug. 8, 2022, due resurfacing of the track. Work began on the project Friday morning and signs are posted about the closure.

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SUMMIT, NJ -- The Chatham girls lacrosse team felt like it had nothing to lose when it played its Tournament of Champions semifinal game against favored Summit, the top seed, on Thursday afternoon. "Honestly, we came into this game knowing we had nothing to lose and everything to gain," Kayleigh ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- For a 16-year-old high school student, Sophia Claps has shown a remarkable ability in practicing "delayed gratification." At least that's what she's been doing on the lacrosse field for the Chatham High team this season. "I always look for my teammates on cuts because everybody ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The "Revenge Tour" continues for the Chatham girls lacrosse team after its 15-5 win vs. Haddonfield in the quarterfinal round of the Tournament of Champions on Tuesday at Haas Field. The Cougars are riding a 13-game winning streak and haven't lost since a 10-7 setback to Summit on ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- There was not much to complain about for Chatham girls lacrosse followers at Haas Field on Tuesday, with the only real negative being some intermittent rain.   While the Chatham girls lacrosse offense put up 15 goals in its win against Haddonfield in the quarterfinal round of the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham High's ever-present athletic director Mo Abdelaziz will be leaving the district at the end of the school year and taking an assistant principal's position at Mendham High School. "The kids have been amazing," Abdelaziz said. "I sent out an email telling them to never stop ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ -- Chatham junior Elsa Spoor won gold in the high jump by clearing 5 feet, 2 inches and placed in three other events for the Cougar girls track & field team at the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 meet held over the weekend at Randolph High. The top six finishers in each ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ -- Consider it "Finished Business." The theme this year for the Chatham girls lacrosse team was "Unfinished Business", which it wore on its warmup shirts as a reminder of its loss in the Group 3 final to Moorestown a year ago. Sophia Claps erased the "Un" from that saying with ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ -- Junior Ted Joel won an individual state championship for Chatham by taking gold in the pole vault at the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 track and field meet held Friday and Saturday at Randolph High. Joel cleared 12 feet, 6 inches to win the state sectional crown and ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Kayleigh Coughlin is well aware of her surroundings when she's on the lacrosse field. And she's also the kind of player who thrives during her moment in history. The senior middie knew that she wanted to make her final career game at Haas Field a memorable one and she delivered ...

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NUTLEY, NJ -- The Chatham baseball team hit the ball in its 4-2 state tournament loss to Nutley on Wednesday. The problem was that the Cougars just couldn't find the holes in the Nutley defense. That was evident in the top of the 7th inning when Trent Jenks' hard-hit ball was turned into a ...

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MILLBURN, NJ -- The recent rivalry between the Chatham and Millburn boys tennis teams figured to create a heated contest when the two met in the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 final on Tuesday morning. For Chatham and third-singles player Jamie Eckles, there was literally too much heat ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Maybe it was a sign from a higher power when the thunder was heard, followed by a ferocious hail storm that halted the game in the second overtime period. Chatham seemed poised to pull off a miracle that is normally reserved for deities, not high school boys lacrosse ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Pick a number: 10 in a row, 13 of 14, 100 goals, 150 draw controls. No matter how it's added up, the Chatham girls lacrosse team can boil it down to 1. As in one more victory to win its second straight NJSIAA North Jersey, Group 3 state title. The Cougars won their 10 straight ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham boys tennis team kept its momentum moving in the right direction with a 5-0 win vs. Summit in the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 state tournament semifinals on Thursday at Colony Courts. The win gives No. 2 seed Chatham (16-2) a 13-match winning streak that it ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- When Elsa Spoor ran the 800 for the first time this season, she was so scared that she cried before the race. "My first 800 has been my best so far," Spoor said of her 2:18 time. "It was pretty scary. I actually cried before the race. The nerves help in a way. When I'm on the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- It's safe to say that the Chatham boys lacrosse team has found its rhythm in time for its state tournament run and Wednesday afternoon it coincided with a new music system that blared from the press box at Cougar Field. "We came in with even better energy than we had on Saturday ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Aidan Brashear had a few challenges to deal with other than Chatham's opponent on the lacrosse field Wednesday afternoon. The Cougar junior attackman had to switch sticks when the netting broke loose in the second quarter and suffered a cut wrist that bloodied his jersey.  No ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham boys tennis team won all five matches in straight sets to win it's 12th straight and post a 5-0 decision over Iselin Kennedy in the quarterfinal round of the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 state tournament on Wednesday at Colony Courts. Chatham (15-2) will ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ -- Chatham's 4x800 relay of Charlie Henne, Sam Ellis, Aidan Johnson and Ryan Beegle ran their second-fastest time of the season of 7:59.5 in winning the East Coast Relays on Tuesday at Randolph High. In the pole vault, Chatham's team of Ted Joel (12 feet, 6 inches), Joe DeCandia (11 ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ -- The Chatham girls 4x400 relay team set a school record in taking first and the Cougars 4x800 team won in a season-best time at the track & field East Coast Relays held Tuesday at Randolph High. Chatham's 4x400 team of Elsa Spoor, Katleyn Hoffelder, Ella Spina, and Lauren ...

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