Reidy lifts Mountain Lakes-Boonton to season-opening win

PHOTOS by Mike Gurnis By Mike Gurnis MORRIS TWP. — For a young team and a program that has struggled in recent years, it was of the utmost importance for Mountain Lakes-Boonton to start off strong. It has hopes of taking a step forward this season and competing for a Haas Cup, and it tookContinue reading “Reidy lifts Mountain Lakes-Boonton to season-opening win”

Morris/Sussex Top 10 for Dec. 10

Every Monday throughout the 2018-19 season, The Morris-Sussex Hockey Report will rank the top ten teams in the area. Below are our rankings for Monday, Dec. 10. 1- Delbarton (4-1) 2- Pope John (2-0) 3- Randolph (4-0) 4- Morristown-Beard (2-1-1) 5- Madison (2-1-1) 6- Morris Knolls (3-2) 7- Chatham (3-3) 8- Montville (2-2) 9- VernonContinue reading “Morris/Sussex Top 10 for Dec. 10”

Salvia’s four-goal performance lifts Mount Olive to 7-4 win over Park Regional

By Mike Gurnis MORRIS TWP. — The tri-op program of Mount Olive-Hopatcong-Hackettstown may be short on numbers, but it certainly wasn’t short on goals on Saturday night. The team- which consists of just 10 skaters and a goalie- is at a disadvantage on most nights as it goes up against teams with larger rosters, suchContinue reading “Salvia’s four-goal performance lifts Mount Olive to 7-4 win over Park Regional”

Parsippany Regional 2018-19 team preview

LAST SEASON: The co-op between Parsippany Hills and Parsippany got off to a slow, 2-9 start to the year, before showing improvement down the stretch as it won four of its last eight games to finish 6-12-1. It did not qualify for the Haas Cup playoffs or the state tournament. HEAD COACH: Anthony Egidio, thirdContinue reading “Parsippany Regional 2018-19 team preview”

2018-19 Mt. Olive-Hopatcong-Hackettstown preview

LAST SEASON: The tri-op between the three schools finished with an 11-11-2 overall record in 2017-18. It fell to Mountain Lakes-Boonton in the first round of the Haas Cup, before eventually losing to Montclair in the first round of the Public A state tournament. HEAD COACH: Mike Behre, 10th season. 99-97-15 overall record. CONFERENCE ANDContinue reading “2018-19 Mt. Olive-Hopatcong-Hackettstown preview”

2018-19 High Point-Wallkill Valley team preview

LAST SEASON: High Point-Wallkill Valley finished 12-8-1 overall, with a perfect 8-0-0 mark in the Charette Division. It lost in the first round of the Haas Cup, before falling to Point Pleasant Boro in the first round of the Public B state tournament. HEAD COACH: Mike Beltran, 15th season (117-179-19 career record) CONFERENCE AND CLASSIFICATION:Continue reading “2018-19 High Point-Wallkill Valley team preview”

I’m back!

High school hockey practice in New Jersey began this week, which kicks off my favorite time of the year. When I left and The Star-Ledger back in September to begin a different full-time job, I knew one thing: that even though I was going to have a regular, 9-to-5 life, I still wanted toContinue reading “I’m back!”