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Chatham’s sweet season has sour ending

By Mark Kitchin Morriscountylacrosse BRIDGEWATER — Chatham coach Tony Calandra didn’t mince words. As great a season that Chatham boys lacrosse had this spring, its final effort against Ridgewood just didn’t measure up to what the players had accomplished over the course of the year. “We got outplayed,’’ Calandra said. “They dove for every loose […]

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A day of firsts for Chatham

By Mark Kitchin Morriscountylacrosse MADISON — There’s always something special about being first in anything. The 2013 edition of the Chatham lacrosse team will always be remembered as a team that went where no Cougars’ squad had gone before – to the Morris County Tournament final. Christof Strunc scored four times and Sam Carson and […]

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Connors’ faceoff prowess helps Chatham outlast Madison

By Mark Kitchin Morriscountylacrosse CHATHAM – UpDownUpDownUpDownUpDownUpDown! The head of Tripp Connors lacrosse stick danced over the top of the lacrosse ball with mechanical — make that maniacal — precision. It seemed to move faster the longer he practiced with it while kneeling on the Chatham turf. Would anyone on Madison be able to take […]

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Chatham captures Group II title

By Mark Kitchin Morriscountylacrosse BASKING RIDGE — Chatham’s unfinished business is finished. Sam Carson and Kyle Howard Johnson scored two goals apiece to lift Chatham to an 8-6 triumph over Somerville to capture the Group II state title, the first in the history of the Cougars program. David Gill, Cory Heideran, Paul Hackett and Thomas […]

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Fired up Chatham advances; Delbarton, ML are also victors

By Mark Kitchin Morriscountylacrosse CHATHAM– “Are your feet on fire? ’’ asked one of the Chatham players to another running off the field. His teammate nodded in agreement but their feet probably were not as hot as some of the Cougars’ sticks. When its attack is on, Chatham has a way of searing the nets. […]

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