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September 20, 2021

MORRISTOWN, NJ -- The undefeated Chatham girls tennis team won its eighth straight match on Monday, defeating Morristown-Beard, 4-1. Singles players Laura Egan and Nora Wiekert won their matches for the Cougars while Chatham swept both doubles matches.    

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CHATHAM, NJ -- It was only a matter of seconds before Chatham football coach Evan Picariello changed the subject in his post-game message to his undefeated team following a decisive 35-0 win at Mendham Friday night. Picariello wanted the Cougars to enjoy the win but he also wanted them to pivot ...

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MENDHAM, NJ -- Goals by Elizabeth Yarcheski and Brooke DiBiase staked Chatham to the lead before Mendham rallied to score twice in the fourth quarter, netting the tie-breaking goal in the final second for a 3-2 field hockey final on Saturday. Yarcheski scored in the first period for Chatham ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham pushed its season-opening winning streak to seven with a 5-0 girls tennis win vs. Columbia on Saturday at the Colony Courts.

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MENDHAM, NJ -- It's been a while. Ten years to be exact. The Chatham football team's 35-0 win over Mendham on Friday night made them the first Cougar team to start the season 3-0 since 2011. Senior Jax Ulbrich rushed for three touchdowns, two in the third quarter, to highlight the Chatham ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Sophomore Leigha Matter scored her third goal of the season to give Chatham the lead in a 1-1 soccer tie with Morristown played through two overtime periods on Friday at Haas Field. Chatham (2-0-2) took a 1-0 lead in the 30th minute when Callie Regan crossed the ball into the box ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham girls tennis team won every match in straight sets in a 5-0 win vs. Morris Knolls on Friday at the Colony Courts.

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The notion that the Decker family is known only for their lacrosse prowess was smashed to pieces last Saturday at Cougar Field. Chatham senior Cullen Decker did just about everything one person can do on a football field vs. Jefferson by running, passing, catching, tackling and ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- There were subtle signs that Chatham was a different boys soccer team with midfielder Brian Babovic back in action. The senior made his return from injury an emphatic one in the 69th minute with a 27-yard riser on the run that hit the net and capped Chatham's 3-0 boys soccer upset ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The undefeated Cougars swept Randolph, 5-0, to win their fifth girls tennis match of the season Wednesday at the Colony Courts.        

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Emma Garlick ended with two digs and 11 assists for Chatham in a 2-1 girls volleyball setback to Randolph on Wednesday. Chatham (0-3) won the first set, 25-17, before Randolph (2-2) came back to take the final two sets, 25-20 and 25-21.

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SUMMIT, NJ -- Midfielders Kayleigh Coughlin and Leigha Matter each came up with a goal and an assist as the Chatham girls soccer team scored a 2-0 win vs. Kent Place on Tuesday. Coughlin scored off a feed from Matter to give Chatham (2-0-1) a 1-0 lead at the halftime break. Coughlin then set up ...

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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ -- Sam Ellis, Aidan Johnson and Alex Krack each clocked 17:40 over the 5K course, running as a pack to pace the Chatham boys cross-country team to opening NJAC wins vs. Mendham, 20-35, and Morris Hills, 20-40, on Tuesday at Greystone. The trio finished 1-2-3 vs. Mendham and ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Sophomore Mia Sciacchitano netted her first varsity goal, an unassisted tally in the third quarter, in boosting Chatham to a 1-0 field hockey victory over Mount Olive on Tuesday at Haas Field. Senior goalie Kelly Bernich made two saves for Chatham (3-0), pushing her scoreless ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- In the week leading up to Chatham's first home game of the season, head coach Evan Picariello added some new plays to the offensive scheme and all the new plays involved senior receiver Cullen Decker. Decker had the game of his life in taking a "Jet Sweep" into the end zone with a ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The way things were going in the game, Chatham goalie Sam Paone's message at halftime to Cougar teammate Gabe Toledo was that he may get only one chance to score. Paone was right about the scarcity of opportunities and Toledo made his one chance count in the 60th minute of a ...

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SUCCASUNNA, NJ -- Chatham junior Lindsey Bresnahan opened the 2021 girls cross-country season by placing second in the "Fastest 4" varsity race at the Roxbury Invitational held at Horseshoe Lake Park on Saturday. Bresnahan clocked 18:48.92 and Cougar sophomore Sydney Grossman placed 23rd with a ...

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SUCCASUNNA, NJ -- Chatham senior Sam Ellis opened the 2021 cross-country season by placing sixth in the "Fastest 4" varsity race at the Roxbury Invitational on Saturday at Horseshoe Lake Park. Elis clocked 16:02 and Cougar teammate Alex Krack placed 13th in 16:39 for Chatham. In the "Future ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Freshman striker Abby Droner scored her first career goal, converting a pass from senior midfielder Kayleigh Coughlin, in Chatham's 1-1 girls soccer tie with Morris Knolls on Saturday. “As much as we are very disappointed not to win today, the coaches couldn’t have asked any more ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ -- When Chatham field hockey coach Kaitlin Leyden needed a goal to break open a scoreless game in overtime, she went to her defense. Defender Maddie Engelkraut was inserted into the game as a forward early in the overtime period and the junior knocked home a centering pass from Emmy ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Laura Egan and Cameron Sims won their respective singles matches and both Chatham doubles teams won in straight sets as the Cougars defeated Montville, 4-1, Friday at the Colony Tennis Courts. Chatham's first doubles tandem of Sarah Fidora and Sophie Paparo won 12 straight games ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham High Athletic Department is asking that spectators arrive early for the 9/11 Ceremony scheduled before the Cougar football game vs. Jefferson at Cougar Field on Saturday. Those wishing to view the ceremony that will recognize Chatham First Responders and remember the ...

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SUCCASUNNA, NJ -- Remmey McEnroe opened the girls soccer season for Chatham with a game suitable for framing.  The junior midfielder put herself inside the frame of the goal and that led to two goals and an assist, sparking Chatham's 4-2 girls soccer victory over Roxbury on Thursday at Horseshoe ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- For all the talk about the instincts and athletic ability Jax Ulbrich showed in the very first football game of his life last Saturday when Chatham opened against Orange, his post-game moves were just as impressive. The Cougar senior running back instinctively gave credit to his ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Nobody on the Chatham boys soccer team was hanging their head after the Cougars opened with a 3-0 loss at the hands of St. Benedict's Prep at Cougar Field on Wednesday. The team from Newark is a perennial national soccer power, entering the game ranked No. 2 in the country by Prep ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Baker Carroll knocked in a rolling pass from Kelsea Lee to break the tie in the second quarter, lifting Chatham to a 2-1 season-opening field hockey win over West Morris on Wednesday at Haas Field. The winning play started in the midfield, where Brooke DiBiase won the ball and ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham football team had a day of rest on Sunday, the day after its season-opening 43-7 win vs. Orange, but returned to Cougar Field on Labor Day to prepare for its first home game of the year. The Cougars will put their 1-0 mark on the line when they play host to Jefferson ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Sometimes the numbers can be deceiving, with the final score making a team look better than it actually was for various reasons. That wasn't the case on Saturday as the Chatham football team dominated the score and the statistics in its 43-7 season-opening win at William Paterson ...

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WAYNE, NJ -- There was a slew of notable firsts in Chatham's opening football game of 2021. Perhaps, most striking was that it was the first time in a long time that the Cougars dominated a gridiron opponent as they did in their 43-7 win vs. Orange at William Paterson University on ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Evan Picariello, Chatham's first-year head football coach, is celebrating his 32nd birthday the day before the 2021 season opener. The hopes are that on Saturday, the Cougars will be celebrating the rebirth of the program under Picariello when Chatham meets Orange in a 1 p.m.

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