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February 24, 2022

CHATHAM, NJ -- It must be getting close to the postseason because Chatham coach Joe Gaba is dusting off plays he's used in past state tournaments to help finish off games. Such was the case during Chatham's 52-49 regular-season girls basketball win vs. Pope John on Wednesday night.  Trailing ...

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PERTH AMBOY, NJ -- Now all that's left on the to-do list for the undefeated Chatham boys swim team is a history-making performance on Saturday. "The Chatham boys swim team has never won the Group B State Tournament," Laura Hartnett, Chatham swim coach, said. "Looking forward to watching history ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Ryan Leskauskas scored 20 points for Chatham in its 55-47 boys basketball loss to West Morris on Tuesday night. It was the third straight loss for Chatham (11-11) vs. West Morris (12-11) this season with the Wolfpack winning the first two meetings in Chester, the second in the ...

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TOMS RIVER, NJ -- Chatham junior Elsa Spoor won the high jump championship and senior Elyse Panagakos took silver in the 55-meter hurdles for the Cougars at the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 indoor track & field meet held Saturday at the Bennett Center. Spoor won the high jump by ...

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TOMS RIVER, NJ -- Sam Ellis and Joe DeCandia each won gold medals and Jackson Koury, Ted Joel and Harrison Garman all placed for Chatham, helping the Cougars earn second place with 52 points at the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 winter track & field meet on Saturday at the Bennett ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ -- Joe Gaba may have heard some whispers that his young Chatham girls basketball team had reached the Morris County Tournament semifinal round ahead of its time. But the Chatham coach didn't have to defend the fifth-seeded Cougars' bona fides after their 70-56 loss to top-seeded and ...

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PERTH AMBOY, NJ -- The Chatham boys swim team got off the blocks fast in the state sectional final, setting a school record in winning the 200 medley relay vs. Montgomery in the opening race on Thursday at the Raritan Bay YMCA. Undefeated Chatham's quick start helped propel it to a 101-69 win ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- For nearly all of the four years of her varsity girls basketball career at Chatham High, Carly Frohnapfel has been content to blend into the tapestry of the Cougars' winning program. It took 90-plus games but the 6-0 senior finally emerged from her incognito persona when she was ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- There is no way the Chatham girls basketball team can imitate or practice the style of play it's going to face Friday night when it meets top-seeded Morris Catholic in the semifinal round of the Morris County Tournament. But the Cougars got some real-life preparation for their ...

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SPARTA, NJ -- Sparta pulled out the tight contest in the fourth quarter, scoring a 47-44 boys basketball win vs. Chatham on Wednesday night. Senior guard Cam Rooney led all scorers with 16 points for Chatham (11-9), which held a 35-33 edge entering the fourth quarter. Ryan Leskauskas scored 12 ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood avenged their lopsided Dec. 16 loss to Chatham in the semifinals of the North 2, Group B Sectional tournament with a 91.5-78.5 win at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA on Tuesday afternoon. Chatham (13-1) had scored a 117.5 to 52.5 win over Scotch ...

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WARREN, NJ -- Charlie Kulp and Jack Bigham led the undefeated Chatham boys swim team to a 120-50 win in the NJSIAA North 2, Group B state tournament semifinals on Monday at the Morris Union Jointure Pool. Chatham (13-0) swims against Montgomery (7-2) in the North 2, Group B state final set for ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham High started a varsity paddle team in 2015 and it has been a co-ed program until this season when the girls started a separate team with 10 varsity members. "The girls were under-represented when it was a co-ed team," Addison Hill, CHS girls paddle co-captain, said. "This ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- It isn't often that a player is admonished by the coach after scoring a game-high 25 points in a winning effort. Chatham boys basketball coach Todd Ervin acknowledged the dunk on the final play by junior Ryan Leskauskas and then told him that it wasn't something you do when the ...

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ROCKAWAY, NJ - Chatham senior Kat Xikes took the silver medal in the sabre at the NJSIAA Individual Girls Fencing Tournament held Sunday at Morris Knolls High. Xikes came into the tournament with a 25-2 record in the sabre and won five bouts in the state individual tournament to finish second to ...

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NEWARK, NJ -- Freshman guard Ella Kreuzer scored a career-high 24 points - sinking 10 straight free throws in the process - in leading the Chatham girls basketball team to a 64-53 win at St. Benedict's Prep on Monday. Chatham (13-8) posted for players in double figures with junior guard Riley ...

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ROCKAWAY, NJ -- If there is one player Joe Gaba can count on to follow instructions, it's Chatham girls basketball co-captain Carly Frohnapfel, who has been a reliable four-year varsity player. "Coach Gaba told me before the game to be really aggressive, and with their zone I had a lot of ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots, the Double-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, have hired Chris Tomaino as the team’s public address announcer, who will take over from Paul Spychala, who has retired after 24 years in the position. “I am so happy to be part of this great organization ...

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WARREN, NJ -- Flora Jeng, Nicole Sim and Alison Barton led the way as the undefeated Chatham girls swim team defeated Montgomery, 93-77, in the quarterfinal round of the NJSIAA North 2, Group B state tournament on Thursday night at the Morris Union Jointure Pool. Jeng touched first in 100 ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Gary Adair has decided to step down as the Chatham High girls soccer coach after seven years at the helm. "It's the right time for me to step away, to step back," Adair said. "You don't just wake up and say you're going to quit the program. It's not a decision that I make ...

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RED BANK, NJ -- Junior forward Kate Romano scored three goals for a "hat trick" in Chatham's 9-5 girls ice hockey setback to Trinity Hall on Thursday night in the Red Bank Armory. Senior Sophia Gaysinskiy scored her first goal of the season for Chatham, which also received a goal from Kara Groh.

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Junior guard Riley Allen scored nine points to lead Chatham in its 46-33 girls basketball loss to Morristown on Thursday night. Anna Rivetti scored 13 points for Morristown (9-3), which received 14 rebounds, six blocked shots and six points from Maya Summerville. Addison ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -- Senior goalie Michael Park made 46 saves and nearly put his Chatham boys ice hockey team into a tie-breaking shootout before Jack Martinez broke the tie for Morris Knolls with 4:52 left in the overtime period for a 3-2 Mennen Cup semifinal win on Wednesday night at Mennen ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- No one expected Cam Rooney to match the 37 points he put up in Chatham's triple-overtime win at Mendham on Jan. 6. But neither did anyone expect the senior guard to be scoreless through all but 17 seconds of the first three quarters. That only made Rooney's "Senior Night" effort ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ -- Sophomore Addison Barrett scored 12 points for Chatham in its 50-34 girls basketball setback to Montville on Tuesday night. Carey Werheim collected 17 points and 12 rebounds to lead Montville (10-7). The Mustangs moved to a 19-9 lead in the opening period vs. Chatham ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- The Chatham boys and girls swim teams both won the 2022 Morris County Championship last month and on Monday the two Cougar teams completed twin undefeated regular seasons with wins over Morristown-Beard on Monday. Each team heads into the state tournament with 12-0 records. In ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Ryan Leskauskas and Bryce Kania scored 17 points apiece for Chatham in its 59-51 boys basketball setback to Newark East Side on Monday night. The point total was a career-high for Kania, a 6-4 sophomore. Chatham (9-9) also got 12 points from Danny Morton. David Olaniyi hit four ...

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CHESTER, NJ -- The Chatham boys basketball team has established that it's a second-half team this season. Unfortunately for the Cougars, the first half is often just as important in deciding the outcome of the game. Once again the Cougars looked like a different team after the halftime break but ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham's freshman backcourt of Mia Semioli and Ella Kreuzer combined to score 29 points in pacing the Cougars to their fourth straight girls basketball win, 52-31 over Kinnelon in the opening round of the Morris County Tournament on Saturday. No. 5 seed Chatham (11-6) advances to ...

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WARREN, NJ -- Delaney Moynihan won the 200 individual medley, the 500 freestyle and swam on the winning 200 medley relay for the undefeated Chatham girls swim team in a 96-74 win vs. Millburn on Wednesday at the Morris Union Jointure Pool. The Cougars now stand at 11-0. The Chatham boys also ...

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