Top line keys Delbarton past CBA for 1st Gordon Cup title since 2018

By Mike Gurnis It didn’t take long for Delbarton’s top line to make its presence known in Thursday’s Gordon Cup final. The trio of Trip Pendy, Duncan Stewart, and Nick Faccone have been dynamic together all season as Delbarton’s top three scorers. It knew going into a game of this magnitude against a Christian BrothersContinue reading “Top line keys Delbarton past CBA for 1st Gordon Cup title since 2018”

Kane, Meyers lift Morristown-Beard girls to inaugural Librera Cup title

By Mike Gurnis Beating a team three times in one season always presents a set of challenges, even for a team that constantly finds itself at or near the number-one spot in the state in Morristown-Beard. That challenge was as difficult as ever in the first-ever Librera Cup final on Thursday night. Pingry, which lostContinue reading “Kane, Meyers lift Morristown-Beard girls to inaugural Librera Cup title”

MCSSIHL Divisional All-Star Teams, 2022-23

The MCSSIHL released its All-Star teams for all four divisions on Thursday morning. Below, see who was named to the All-Star teams and who won individual awards for their play this season. Note: These All-Star selections were made by the league. These selections were not made by Mike Gurnis or The Morris-Sussex Hockey Report. MENNENContinue reading “MCSSIHL Divisional All-Star Teams, 2022-23”

Morris/Sussex area schedule for Thursday, Feb. 16

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16 NJSIAA Non-Public Preliminary round12-Morristown-Beard vs. 21-Gill St. Bernard’s, 4 p.m. at Twin Oaks Ice Rink Gordon Cup final1-Delbarton vs. 2-Christian Brothers, 8:15 p.m. at Codey Arena Girls Librera Cup final1-Morristown-Beard vs. 2-Pingry, 6:15 p.m. at Codey Arena Boys regular seasonMorris Knolls-Hills vs. Glen Rock, 6:15 p.m. at Mennen ArenaMountain Lakes-Boonton vs. Newton-LenapeContinue reading “Morris/Sussex area schedule for Thursday, Feb. 16”

Diloreto leads Mount Olive-Hopatcong-Hackettstown to dominant Halvorsen Cup win

Two years of heartbreak turned into euphoria for Mount Olive-Hopatcong-Hackettstown on Tuesday night. Mo-Ho-Ha’s 12-player senior class had been knocking on the door the past two seasons, as it lost in overtime to Mountain Lakes-Boonton in 2021 before losing to West Morris by a goal in the 2022 Haas Cup final. A move up toContinue reading “Diloreto leads Mount Olive-Hopatcong-Hackettstown to dominant Halvorsen Cup win”

Morris/Sussex NJSIAA State Tournament seeds and match-ups, 2022-23

The NJSIAA State Tournament was seeded on Tuesday afternoon, and several teams from Morris and Sussex counties made the cut. Below is a list of match-ups involving Morris/Sussex area teams in each bracket. The preliminary round is to be played by Feb. 19, the first round by Feb. 23, and the quarterfinals by Feb. 27.Continue reading “Morris/Sussex NJSIAA State Tournament seeds and match-ups, 2022-23”

Morristown-Beard girls earn top seed in state tournament

The NJSIAA girls state tournament seeds and bracket were released on Tuesday, and defending champion Morristown-Beard earned the top seed. In total, three other teams from Morris County are in the tournament, which also includes ninth-seeded Chatham, 12th-seeded Madison, and 10th-seeded Randolph. The tournament is set to get underway next week, with first round gamesContinue reading “Morristown-Beard girls earn top seed in state tournament”

Sperling hits 100 points as Morristown-Beard girls reach Librera Cup final

Morristown-Beard junior Jessica Sperling recorded the 100th point of her high school career when she scored the game-winning power play goal to lift top-seeded Morristown-Beard to a 3-0 win over fourth-seeded Princeton Day in the semifinals of the inaugural Librera Cup at Twin Oaks Ice Rink. The win advanced Morristown-Beard to Thursday’s final, where itContinue reading “Sperling hits 100 points as Morristown-Beard girls reach Librera Cup final”

Morris/Sussex area schedule for Tuesday, Feb. 14

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14 Gordon Cup semifinals1-Delbarton vs. 4-Gloucester Catholic, 4 p.m. at SportsCare Arena Halvorsen Cup final1-KJS United vs. 2-Mount Olive-Hopatcong-Hackettstown, 8 p.m. at Mennen Arena E-mail Mike Gurnis at Donate to the Morris-Sussex Hockey Report via GoFundMe: