Sports

“We are the (State) Champions!”

Grant Kalfus  ‘15 On Saturday December 7, the Mountain Lakes Herd took on the Caldwell Chiefs at Kean University. What was at stake? The 2013 Group 2 State Championship. The Herd came into this season with State Championship as their goal, and with  an 11-0 season, they had it right in front of them. Zach…

Friday Night Lights for The Herd

Marcella DiMarco ’14   Photos: Scott Allison The Mountain Lakes High School football team, also known as The Herd, had their first ever Friday night game at home on Wilkins Field. As for the dedicated fans, instead of repeating their infamous White Outs where they dress in all white clothing, Athletic Director and Herd Assistant…

After Four Years, A Dedicated Softball Senior

Katie Tsang ‘15             Softball is a grueling sport, considering the painful burns one may get from sliding into base. Unfortunately, although the MLHS Softball team always works hard, the girls do not always get the recognition they deserve. Monica Ford ‘13, varsity captain and the team’s only remaining senior, should be applauded for her…

ML Baseball’s Spring Swing

Jon Franco ‘14   Spring is here, and with it comes baseball season. MLHS Baseball began its season in full swing, starting off with five wins and seven losses. The team is looking to finish strong as they head into the playoffs. Most recently, the Lakers battled in a close game at Demarest. The Lakers…

A Highlight of Track and Field

Maddy DiGiovanni ‘13 Although the MLHS Track and Field team has had a great season as usual, this year there have been some especially outstanding performances. Despite having been moved to a more competitive group, personal records have been set, and meet records have been broken. One of the most accomplished athletes is junior Adam…

After Undefeated Season, Herd Falls to Madison in State Finals

Jonathan Franco ‘14 The Herd’s 2012 season came to a somber conclusion on December 8th, when Madison defeated Mountain Lakes by a score of 13-0  in the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 2 final at Kean University in Union. Both teams came into the game with undefeated records: for Madison, the championship game was…

Swim Team: Making a Big Splash!

Katie Tsang ’15   Photo courtesy of Joy Liu ’14 The school swim team has started its season with a splash. The team had a bit of a rocky start after Coach Leshnower and Coach Wallace resigned, and the team had to search for new coaches. The season was quickly approaching; the swimmers began to…