Randolph holds off late Chatham rally for key Mennen win

By Mike Gurnis For roughly 42 minutes of Saturday’s game, Randolph did what has traditionally done to many opponents over the years. It shut Chatham down and allowed very little room for the Cougars to operate. The final 2:56 of the game proved to be far more dramatic after Chatham finally got on the boardContinue reading “Randolph holds off late Chatham rally for key Mennen win”

Morris/Sussex area schedule for Saturday, Jan. 7

Mennen DivisionChatham vs. Randolph, 8:15 p.m. at Mennen Arena Halvorsen DivisionMadison vs. Mount Olive-Hopatcong-Hackettstown, 4:15 p.m. at Mennen ArenaMendham vs. Mountain Lakes-Boonton, 6:15 p.m. at Mennen Arena Charette DivisionMontville at High Point-Wallkill Valley-Kittatinny, 4 p.m. at Skylands Ice World Haas-Charette crossoverBernards-Somerville-Middlesex at Vernon, 6 p.m. at Skylands Ice World IndependentMorristown vs. Monroe, 5:30 p.m. atContinue reading “Morris/Sussex area schedule for Saturday, Jan. 7”

Jan. 6 Notebook: Delbarton edges Pope John, Roxbury prevails

FRIDAY, JANUARY 6 Delbarton 2, Pope John 1Delbarton improved to 7-0 with a narrow 2-1 win over Pope John at SportsCare Arena in Randolph. A pair of power play goals in the first period from Nick Faccone and Brandon Shaffer proved to be the difference for the Green Wave. Matt Hughes scored the lone goalContinue reading “Jan. 6 Notebook: Delbarton edges Pope John, Roxbury prevails”

Morris/Sussex area schedule for Friday, Jan. 6

FRIDAY, JANUARY 6 Gordon ConferenceDelbarton vs. Pope John, 4 p.m. at SportsCare Arena Haas DivisionPark Regional vs. Roxbury, 5:45 p.m. at Mennen Arena IndependentMorris Knolls-Hills vs. Summit, 4:10 p.m. at Union Sports ArenaMorristown vs. Gov. Livingston-New Providence, 9:10 p.m. at Union Sports Arena GirlsPrinceton vs. Randolph, 2:30 p.m. at Mennen ArenaMorristown-Beard vs. Rye Day (N.Y.),Continue reading “Morris/Sussex area schedule for Friday, Jan. 6”

After 37 years, Mendham’s Kovacs is 7th to reach 400 wins

By Mike Gurnis Through 37 years of coaching high school hockey in New Jersey, John Kovacs thought that he had seen it all. But moments after walking into the locker room following his 400th career win on Wednesday night, the Mendham coach wasn’t sure what to expect when he noticed a strange silence. Sure enough,Continue reading “After 37 years, Mendham’s Kovacs is 7th to reach 400 wins”

Morris/Sussex area schedule for Thursday, Jan. 5

THURSDAY, JANUARY 5 Haas DivisionWest Morris vs. Gill St. Bernard’s, 4:15 p.m. at Mennen Arena Charette DivisionHigh Point-Wallkill Valley-Kittatinny at Morris Catholic-St. Elizabeth, 6:15 p.m. at Mennen Arena IndependentMendham vs. Bernards-Somerville-Middlesex, 8:15 p.m. at Mennen Arena GirlsMorristown-Beard at Pingry, 4 p.m. at Bridgewater Sports ArenaSummit vs. Madison, 4:10 p.m. at Rock Ice E-mail Mike GurnisContinue reading “Morris/Sussex area schedule for Thursday, Jan. 5”

Jan. 4 Notebook: Mendham’s Kovacs wins 400th, Delbarton tops CBA

Mendham 5, Madison 2Mendham head coach John Kovacs picked up his 400th career victory with a 5-2 win over Madison at Mennen Arena. Blake Stevens netted two goals for Mendham, which improved to 3-4 on the year with the win. Ian Tamboowalla dished out three assists. Kovacs now holds a 400-338-60 career record with theContinue reading “Jan. 4 Notebook: Mendham’s Kovacs wins 400th, Delbarton tops CBA”

Morris/Sussex area schedule for Wednesday, Jan. 4

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4 Mennen DivisionChatham vs. Morristown-Beard, 4 p.m. at Mennen Arena Halvorsen DivisionMadison vs. Mendham, 5:45 p.m. at Mennen ArenaKinnelon-Jefferson-Sparta vs. Mount Olive-Hopatcong-Hackettstown, 7:45 p.m. at Mennen Arena Gordon ConferenceDelbarton at Christian Brothers, 4:45 p.m. at Jersey Shore ArenaPope John vs. St. Peter’s Prep, 6:50 p.m. at Skylands Ice World IndependentVernon vs. Glen Rock,Continue reading “Morris/Sussex area schedule for Wednesday, Jan. 4”