Wednesday, May 22, 2013
The winning teams from each region go on to the championship where they square off in a tri-state showdown.
West Essex High School's continued success on MSG Varsity’s “The Challenge" will put to the test this week. Students from West Essex High School will compete Friday as they move on to the fourth round to face Randolph High School at 6:30 p.m. on Cablevision’s Optimum, Ch. 14. The local high school will join five other schools from New Jersey and try to qualify for the Tri-State Championship Playoffs. “The Challenge” tests competing students on their knowledge of history, arts and literature, current events, math, and science in front of a live studio audience. A total of 192 high schools from the entire tri-state area entered the competition. A new match-up can been seen Sunday through Friday at 6:30 pm on MSG Varsity, Cablevision’s …
Friday, March 22, 2013
High schools from tri-state area compete for $10,000 prize on "The Challenge."
West Essex High School will face Parsippany High School in round two of MSG Varsity’s The Challenge, the cable network has announced. The quiz show featuring the local high schools will air on Thursday, April 18, at 6:30 p.m., on Cablevision’s Optimum, Channel 14. West Essex is one of 47 New Jersey schools vying to qualify for the Tri-State Championship Playoffs. The West Essex team includes Jerry Groome, Ben Gersten, Tom Haversang (Captain) and Erik Maher, and alternates Michael Caggiano and Mark Mascera. The academic advisors are C.J. Rauch and Caroline Blanchard. The Challenge host Jared Cotter, a semi-finalist on American Idol, tests the students’ knowledge in a variety of subjects, from history, current events and science to math, …
Thursday, January 10, 2013
First round match-up of high school quiz show to air in late January.
Thursday, January 10
Students from West Essex Regional High School in North Caldwell will be featured competing against Midland High School in the new season of MSG Varsity’s The Challenge. The first round match-up in the high school quiz show will air on Thursday, Jan. 31, at 6:30 p.m., on Cablevision’s Optimum Channel 14. West Essex is one of 47 high schools in New Jersey competing in the Regional Rounds to qualify for the Tri-State Championship Playoffs. The team is represented by captain Thomas Haversang, Eric Maher, Ben Gersten and Michael Gaggiano and alternates Mark Mascera and Jerry Groomoe. Caroline Blanchard and Christopher Rauch serve as academic advisors for the team. The Challenge is hosted by American Idol semi-finalist Jared Cotter, who quizzes…
Thursday, December 13, 2012
This weekend's tournament will be televised.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
The Caldwell Wrestling Tournament taking place this weekend at James Caldwell High School will be televised, according to MSG Varsity. The tournament begins on Saturday, Dec. 15, at 9 a.m., in West Caldwell. The finals are expected to take place between 4 and 5 p.m. Participating teams include Caldwell, Randolph, Hunterdon Central, Kittatinny, Somerville, West Deptford, Paramus, Hackettstown, St. Peter's Prep and Hanover Park. The tournament will air on Wednesday, Dec. 19, at 9:30 p.m., on Optimum TV Channel 14.