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Chatham is peaking at just the right time for MCT Final

By Mark Kitchin Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball It’s unsure what exactly happened to put Chatham on its current run of winning seven of its last games, but the Cougars are playing their best basketball coming into Saturday’s Morris County Tournament final. The third seeded and defending champion Cougars play top-seeded Morristown-Beard in a 7 p.m. start at County […]

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Chatham’s McKenna named Player of the Year

By Mark Kitchin Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball Chatham’s Colin McKenna was named Player of the Year and Todd Ervin was chosen Coach of the Year by the Morris County Varsity Boys Basketball Coaches Association during its end-of-the-year meeting. McKenna, Ervin and players selected for the All-Morris County team will be feted at a luncheon to be held at […]

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Rooney’s performance lifts Chatham to title game

By Mark Kitchin Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball CHATHAM — When is a freshman, not a freshman? When he plays like Jack Rooney did for Chatham on Saturday night. Rooney scored 18 points including nine points in the fourth quarter to help Chatham to a 68-66 triumph over Orange in the North 2, Group III state semifinal contest held […]

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McKenna, Chatham looking for consistency

By Mark Kitchin Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball The Chatham boys basketball players are a versatile bunch but having Colin McKenna on the floor seems to make achieving their goals a lot easier. The Cougars junior forward scored 20 points and helped Chatham to a 68-42 victory over Mountain Lakes on Tuesday. The 6-foot-4 athlete has an inside presence […]

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Another sophomore finds a way to help Chatham

By Mark Kitchin Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball CHATHAM — It seems to be an unofficial Chatham tradition. When the Cougars need it the most an underclassman, often a sophomore, steps up with little fanfare and makes a play or two to keep their Morris County Tournament dreams alive. On Saturday, Stefan Goles was just what the Cougars needed. […]

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Irvington topples Chatham in sectional semifinal

By Mark Kitchin Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball CHATHAM – As teams advance deeper into the state tournament they meet opponents that are a little bit faster, a little bit stronger, a little bit tougher and a little bit luckier than they are. When an opponent can string two or three of those element together it often means the […]

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Chatham’s versatility makes all the difference

By Mark Kitchin Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball RANDOLPH – One Chatham point guard was sitting on the sidelines while another had just hobbled off the court. What are the Cougars to do? Sam Carson it’s your turn. Carson and his teammates did what they had to do and Chatham continued on its march to defend the county title […]

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The more the merrier for Chatham

By Mark Kitchin Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball RANDOLPH – It sounds logical enough. When a Chatham player is tired, another one goes into the game to take his place. It isn’t quite that easy but the Cougars’ machine has numerous interchangeable parts that make it run smoothly no matter who steps on the court. Chatham displayed its simple […]

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Chatham avenges Morristown loss; Par Hills shocks Mendham

By Mark Kitchin Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball CHATHAM – There were times last season that Chatham could have used Sam Carson’s sure hands and calm demeanor. The Cougars were reminded on Thursday how fortunate they are to have him back in the lineup. Carson scored eight of his nine points in the fourth quarter and sank a pair […]

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Aiken, Ervin honored by Morris County Boys Basketball Coaches

By Mark Kitchin Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball MORRIS PLAINS–Randolph’s Julian Aiken was honored as Player of the Year and Chatham’s Todd Ervin was named Coach of the Year by the Morris County Boys Basketball Coaches Association during its annual luncheon held on Wednesday at Bretton Woods Inn. Sixteen Morris Countyplayers in all were feted at the luncheon along […]

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