Morristown High skates for state hockey crown against Chatham, at the Rock

Morristown's Jack Szary, in maroon colors, is a big part of the Colonials' championship drive. He's shown here in action against Mendham last season. Photo by Scott Schlosser

Morristown High School opened a lot of eyes last year by skating to the state hockey finals at the Prudential Center in Newark. At 3 pm today, March 9, 2013, the Colonials return to The Rock to complete their mission. This time, they will battle the 2011 state champ, Chatham, for bragging rights as No. […]

Newark East Side ends Morristown tourney run, 59-30

A fine basketball season came to a close for Morristown High School on Saturday in Newark, where Newark East Side (22-6-0) emerged with a 59-30 victory to advance to the final round in the North Jersey Section 2, Group 3 state tournament. Sean Hoehn scored 14 points for the Colonials, who compiled an 18-8-0 record […]

The coffeehouse is in style again, at Morristown High

MHS Coffee House

By Layston Badham and Beth Kujan In the ’60s a coffeehouse was a party for the literary, musical and ultra-cool in a cramped basement space. At Morristown High School, the coffeehouse is a party for artistic, literary, musical and techie students in an airy, open space with windows. The vibe includes everyone.  Even the parent chaperones, the assistant […]

Morristown High edges Rahway in tournament thriller, 53-51

Morristown's Zach Certner helped lead the Colonials to a huge tournament victory against Rahway. File photo by Scott Schlosser

By Bill Schlosser Morristown High School played some of its most inspired basketball of the season on Thursday to drop Rahway, 53-51, in the second round of the State North 2 Group III tournament. With the victory–arguably Morristown’s biggest in more than a decade–the Colonials will advance on Saturday to face Newark East Side, which […]

Morristown High beats Cranford in state basketball tourney opener

State tournament hoops action: Morristown (white) beat Cranford in the opener, 41-31. Photo by Scott Schlosser

Morristown High School’s boys basketball team (17-7) scored a 41-31 victory Tuesday over Cranford to win the opener of the North Jersey Section 2, Group 3, bracket of the state tournament. Bill Connolly’s Colonials held Cranford to just 3 points in the fourth quarter. Scott Schlosser captured these photos for Morristown returns to the […]

Scenes from historic Delbarton-Morristown High hockey game

Action from Monday's Delbarton/Morristown High School game, a rare meeting of these neighboring teams. Photo by Bill Lescohier

Here are more scenes from Monday’s historic Delbarton/Morristown High School hockey game, the first meeting of these two teams in many years. The state-champion Green Wave skated to a 4-1 victory against a strong Colonials varsity. Things might have gotten interesting if referees had allowed Morristown’s first goal. Instead, they ruled the puck had been […]

Video: Delbarton tops Morristown in rare ice encounter

The schools are only a few miles apart, but they play in different divisions and different worlds. Delbarton (14-2-4), a Morris Township parochial school that regularly sends hockey players to Division I college teams, is a perennial powerhouse among private schools in New Jersey, with five straight championships. Morristown High School (13-5-3) has an up-and-coming […]

Video: USA becoming Third World country, activist Lawrence Hamm warns at Morristown talk

Activist Lawrence Hamm with former Morristown High School Principal Linda Murphy, at 2013 Black History Month celebration in Morristown. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

The United States is teetering perilously close to becoming an “advanced Third World country,” according to Lawrence Hamm, a Newark activist with roots in the Civil Rights movement. That movement did not end with President Barack Obama’s election; the next chapter must be the war on poverty that Martin Luther King died for, Larry said […]

Video: Morristown High soccer star Jacob Warech tells News 12 he’ll get his kicks down south

Morristown High School soccer captain Jacob Warech. Photo: News 12.

Jacob Warech, captain of the Morristown High School soccer team for the last two seasons, has decided not to aim for a college that plays Division I soccer. Instead, Jacob tells News 12 in this video, he will attend Emory University in Atlanta in the fall. While he plans to play soccer there, Jacob already […]

Activist Lawrence Hamm to address Black History Month program, Feb. 7, at Morristown High School

Scene from the 1963 March on Washington. Image: Library of Congress

This year marks two major milestones in American history: The 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, and the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. Civil rights activist Lawrence Hamm will help the Morristown Neighborhood House celebrate both events, as featured speaker on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at Morristown High School, as part of the Nabe’s […]