Edward Kensick writes sports, news and features for Montclair Local.
Montclair High School 200-meter NJ champ, Lawson, prepares for next challenge, college
Montclair High School graduated senior Kiya Lawson will take her track cleats to Howard University this fall. Lawson comes off an incredible 2022 spring track and field season that included winning the State Meet of Champions 200-meter sprint.
For Montclair High School’s Sabrina Martin Temple fits her lacrosse, academic needs
Montclair High School graduate Sabrina Martin will be playing her next lacrosse games at Temple University next spring. Martin was named to the All Super Essex Conference American Division first team this past spring.
Montclair High School’s Patrick O’Toole heads to University of Michigan for work on pitch
Montclair High School's Patrick O'Toole is targeting playing for the University of Michigan soccer team come the fall of 2023. O'Toole is taking a half-gap year where he will enter Michigan in January.
Montclair LAX contingent helps team win Garden State Cup, Snyder hoists MVP trophy
A contingent of Montclair High School and Montclair Kimberley boys lacrosse players helped lead the East team to the Garden State Cup title. Cougars' Nick Snyder was named the tournament's MVP as the East defeated the South, 6-5, in overtime in the Cup final.
Moving on from Montclair High School, Morganlander to play lacrosse at Williams
Montclair High School's graduated senior Lauren Morganlander will be playing lacrosse at Williams College (Williamstown, Mass.) after four years as one of the Mounties top scorers.
Montclair Kimberley boys lacrosse wrap-up: Cougars again make a strong run in states
Despite a 5-14 record against a tough schedule, Montclair Kimberley boys lacrosse team reached the Non Public B state title game before losing to Rutgers Prep.
After visiting Nigeria, Montclair Kimberley’s track star getting ready to head to Yale
Montclair Kimberley's Isiah Udofia, one of the top long jumpers in the state, spent time in his father, Nkere, home country of Nigeria to help his father's friend that runs a medical outreach program. In the fall Udofia heads to Yale University where he will compete in track and field.
New Montclair High School boys hoops coach pleased with what he sees from his team
New Montclair High School boys basketball head coach Cecil Stinson has been hard at work getting ready for the 2022-23 season as his team plays the competitive Bloomfield Summer League.
Montclair High School’s Solomon Brennan takes on two-sport challenge in college
Montclair High School graduate Solomon Brennan will be playing football and lacrosse at Ohio’s Oberlin College, an NCAA Division III school.
Montclair Kimberley track: Seniors lead, boys, girls squads poised for successful futures
Montclair Kimberley's track and field teams had their best results in a four-day period in May. The MKA boys finished second in the team standings, behind only Newark Academy, in Prep B on May 23. The girls placed third at the county relays on May 26 behind Livingston and Montclair, which were first and second, respectively.