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Randolph tops Morristown; Mo-Beard, Hanover Park advance

Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball Luke Nathan scored 20 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to spark Randolph to a 53-40 win over Morristown in the North 1, Group IV state tournament quarterfinals on Wednesday. The Rams took control with a 16-5 third-quarter run. Randolph will face the winner of Bloomfield and Montclair in the semifinal round. Kevin Hoehn scored […]

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Chatham, Randolph advance to MCT final

Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball Chatham and Randolph, the top two seeded teams will be playing in the Morris County Tournament final. The top-seeded Cougars defeated fifth-seeded Hanover Park 69-61 in the night cap of the doubleheader held at County College of Morris  in Randolph on Saturday. In the opening game second-seeded Second-seeded Randolph defeated third-seeded Morris Catholic 75-57. […]

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Roxbury wins at buzzer; Boonton, Morristown earn victories

Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball Brandon Lessig’s 3-pointer at the buzzer lifted Roxbury to a 51-50 triumph over Jefferson in boys basketball action on Thursday. Grant Dixon added 11 points for the Gaels. Roxbury rallied from behind with a 19-14 fourth quarter effort. Steven Brennan had 13 points for the Falcons. Boonton 62, Kittatinny 29 Ameer Koyas and Nate […]

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Happy Holidays

Best wishes and happy holidays to everyone who supported the Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball blog this past year. The season has just begun and there are plenty of thrills and excitement awaiting in the future. Have a safe and happy holiday season – Mark

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Penn State’s Oliver wants to create headaches for opponents now

By Mark Kitchin Billy Oliver never fully understood why his head would not stop pounding. He’s just glad that after a couple of debilitating seasons as a spectator his chronic headaches are gone for good and it’s a load off his mind. Now the former Chatham High standout is looking forward to accomplishing his desires […]

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Check out a new blog for a spring sport

By Mark Kitchin It is a little known fact that before Dr. James Naismith was inventing the indoor sport we all love, he tried several different sports and one of them was lacrosse. That experiment didn’t work out. Eventually it forced him to nail peach baskets to opposite ends of the gym and the rest is history. Those sports have been linked together […]

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Tobin Sets Hopatcong Scoring Record

                                                  Hopatcong’s Matt Tobin By Mark Kitchin Hopatcong’s Matt Tobin set a new Hopatcong High School career scoring record with his 39-point performance in Tuesday’s 74-34 victory over Wallkill Valley. Tobin surpassed his father Dennis Tobin to set the record which now stands at 2,112 points. Matt Tobin needed 18 going into the contest to […]

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Delbarton Deflates Mendham with Defense

By Mark Kitchin The Delbarton defense had a dilemma on Tuesday. Should the players put all their efforts in stopping Mendham’s top scorer Tore Vicarisi, or should they focus on shutting down the Minutemen’s surrounding cast? The Green Wave opted to limit Vicarisi’s teammates. The result was a satisfying 52-43 victory in Morristown. Dean Brierley […]

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Parsippany Breaks Losing Slump with 46-39 Triumph

By Mark Kitchin  It’s never too late to get a winning streak started. Mustapha “Yankie” Haruna scored 18 points and Michael Ross scored 15 points including seven in the fourth quarter to lift Parsippany to a 46-39 victory over Boonton in a make-up game held at Parsippany High on Monday. Parsippany utilized full-court pressure in […]

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Mendham Sits Atop Inaugural MCVBB Top 10 List

MCVBB top 10 List for February 14. Mendham (14-4)   – Pequannock’s loss puts the Minutemen back on top. Delbarton (14-6) – The Green Wave played exceptionally well against Madison in MCT. West Morris (15-5) – James D’Angelo’s 29 pushed the Highlanders past Mo-Beard. Roxbury (13-5) – Dispatched Morristown in Saturday’s MCT quarters. Mount Olive (14-5) […]

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