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June 2, 2022

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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CHATHAM, NJ -- When Wayne Hills' high-scoring midfielder Kaitlyn Davies scored twice in a little more than two minutes to open the game, top-seeded Chatham realized that the best way to combat her prolific scoring was to possess the ball. The Cougars won 11 draw controls and received five goals ...

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MADISON, NJ -- Junior third baseman Alex Holberton collected three hits and three RBI in Chatham's 6-1 baseball win vs. Morristown on Tuesday at Drew University. Chatham (11-10) received a combined three-hitter from Tommy Lamar and Wyatt Monks. Lamar, the winning pitcher, allowed two hits, one ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ -- Chatham won all but two games in sweeping to a 5-0 boys tennis win vs. Randolph, earning a tie for the championship of the NJAC American Division on Tuesday. Chatham (14-2, 11-1 NJAC) earned a co-championship with Delbarton, also 11-1, in the NJAC American. Chatham and Delbarton ...

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FLANDERS, NJ -- Senior Tim Triano shot a 1-over-par 73 in the final match of his high school boys golf career, leading Chatham to a second-place finish at the NJAC Championships on Tuesday at the Flanders Valley Golf Course. Madison took first place. “I was happy with the way I played today," ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ -- Senior Claire Nowikas closed out her four-year Chatham High girls golf tenure with a career-best round of 36 in leading the Cougars to their 40th consecutive win on Monday at the Pinch Brook Golf Course. Chatham (13-0) defeated Morristown-Beard, 169 to 198, to complete an ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Anthony Correale, 31, has been hired as the new Chatham High girls soccer coach for the upcoming 2022 season, replacing Gary Adair, who resigned from the position.  Correale has been a coach for the Parsippany Soccer Club for the last seven years and served as the Morristown-Beard ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Luke Ehler, Chatham's 6-4 senior long pole, had a message for his teammates in the pre-game defensive huddle before the Cougars' boys state lacrosse tournament game vs. Morris Knolls on Saturday: "Gritty". "Ehler, in our huddle, said that we had to be gritty and get after ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- On a day that was getting hotter by the minute at Cougar Field, the Chatham boys lacrosse team tried to keep as cool as possible and take its time on the offensive end. The strategy had nothing to do with the temperature, but more about a hot goalie in Morris Knolls standout Ryan ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Once the Chatham girls golf team got a taste of winning, it became a habit they didn't want to quit. Two Cougar seniors, Claire Nowikas and Maddy Peckham, came onto the varsity golf team as freshmen and have never lost a match. "They don't know what losing is like because ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham girls lacrosse team spread the wealth around in its opening game of the state tournament, with 11 different players scoring for the Cougars in their 12-1 win vs. Millburn on Thursday at Haas Field. "It was a great first-round showing for us and we were able to get 10, ...

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BOONTON, NJ -- Jackson Koury placed third in the high hurdles, Ted Joel was fourth in the pole vault and Charlie Henne finished fourth in the 800, highlighting the top performances for the Chatham boys track & field team at the two-day Morris County Championships that concluded Wednesday at ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Morristown girls lacrosse team probably knew all the strengths and weaknesses of the Chatham players before the two teams met to decide the 2022 Morris County Tournament championship last Saturday. What the Colonials probably didn't know was that Cougar senior Kayleigh ...

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SPARTA, NJ -- Senior outside Matt Gallop turned in nine kills, six assists and a service ace as Chatham rallied from a set down to score a 24-26, 25-19, 25-17 boys volleyball win vs. Pope John on Wednesday. Senior setter Jack Colabraro contributed 15 assists for Chatham (8-10), which received ...

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BOONTON, NJ -- Chatham junior Elsa Spoor won the county championship in the high jump with a leap of 5 feet, 6 inches and took silver in both the 400 and 800-meter races in the two-day Morris County Track & Field Championships that concluded on Wednesday at Boonton High. Chatham placed third ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Senior Pedro Cattaruzzi has been touted as a player his teammates have looked up to on the Chatham boys tennis team because of his fiery attitude on the court. So it was fitting that all eyes were on Cattaruzzi Wednesday when he closed out his two-hour battle with Sparta's Thomas ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The No. 2 seeded Chatham boys lacrosse team eased into the NJSIAA North Jersey, Group 3 state tournament with a 17-4 win over No. 15 Montgomery on Wednesday at Cougar Field. "It was a good team win and we had a lot of assisted goals," Christian Scarpello, Chatham coach, said.

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CHATHAM, NJ -- There's always talk about the little plays that win ballgames. In Chatham's baseball game on Tuesday against Montville, it was more appropriate to talk about the little player who won a ballgame - 5-3 freshman Nick Carles. Appearing in just his second varsity game, Carles played a ...

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MENDHAM, NJ -- Chatham swept all five matches in straight sets to win its ninth straight in boys tennis, 5-0, vs. Mendham on Tuesday.        

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