Wednesday, September 7, 2011
Longtime coach Pat Mattos is gone, along with several stars.
Normally, when a team is loaded with senior talent, experience isn’t a worry heading into a season. But that's not exactly the case for the Morristown High School girls tennis team, as they boast a total of 10 seniors on the roster, but just two returning starters from 2010. With former head coach Patricia Mattos retiring last season after a 38-year coaching career, Jeff Tukel steps in to take the reigns of a team that finished 2010 with a 17-3 record, landing second team all-conference honors. But that team isn’t this team, clearly noticeable with one glance at the roster. Returning is senior Maya Epelbaum and junior Nayna Shah, both of whom started last season. But after that, Tukel is counting on girls to step up from last year’s junior…
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Fundraiser scheduled at Morris Plains Friendly's Jan. 26.
For one night only, eating a SuperMelt and a Fribble will actually help the local fencing team. On Wednesday, Jan. 26, from 4– 9 p.m., the Friendly's restaurant located on Speedwell Ave in Morris Plains will host a fundraiser for Friends of Morristown Fencing, the booster club for the Morristown High School fencing team. Friends of Morristown Fencing will receive ten percent of all sales.
Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Boys, girls teams fall to Livingtston team.
At a dual home meet, both the girls' and boys' fencing teams from Morristown High School fell to Livingston High School. The girls lost 20-7 and the boys, 16-11.
Monday, January 3, 2011
Captain James Pisciotto leads Colonials with 15 points.
Strong three point shooting and unrelenting drive boosted the Morristown High School's boys basketball team to a 59-49 victory over Chatham in the last game of the Chatham Cougar Classic. The Colonials got off to a slow start, falling 6-0 to the hands of a three-point heavy shooting Chatham offense. It took Morristown nearly four minutes to go on a scoring drive, but when the Colonials hit their stride they never looked back. Down 6-2 junior Dylan Black hit two three-point shots a minute apart to bring the Colonials on top 8-7. Black had 14 points on the day. Senior Shawn Bell rounded out the end of the quarter by tacking on five points to bring Morristown up 13-11 heading into the second quarter. Bell had 11 points on the day. The Cougars…
Sunday, December 5, 2010
A close-up look at the people who were part of Morristown's victory party.
Joy. Pain. Nerves. Anticipation. Jubilation. Crying cheerleaders. Proud Parents. Triumphant athletes. All the emotions of Morristown High School's 40-6 football championship victory over Nutley were captured by photographer Jacob Byk.