Winter Sports Information-Wrestling & Basketball


    Wrestlers 7th and 8th  graders 


    Steps to register for the Columbia Middle School and Deerfield Middle School Wrestling program (Lead Education Agency: BHBOE)
    1. Each student must have a completed NJDOE PPE physical forms.  The students must hand physical forms to Mrs Branco in the Deerfield School Health Office.
    2. Each Deerfield Wrestler will need to complete the Columbia Middle School Form ReLeaf online registration.  The link for the students is: 
    This site is required by each student-athlete to complete in order to participate.  They do not need an ID number or Pin to complete the process.
    3. The students will need to submit the $100.00 pay for it fee to the Berkeley Heights Board of Education. It is recommended that the Mountainside students remit payment directly to the Berkeley Heights Business Office- 345 Plainfield Avenue Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922, Attention Marilyn Scarpati.  Please have the student's name, grade and CMS Wrestling in the Memo line.
    Thanks and please be reminded that no student-athlete can participate until Susan has completely cleared them!
    Ann B. Clifton
    Director of Health, Physical Education and Athletics
    Governor Livingston High School and Columbia Middle School
    175 Watchung Blvd. 
    Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
    (908) 464-3100 ext. 2540

















    Any 6th, 7th or 8th grader who is interested in trying out for the Deerfield School Basketball team or Wrestling, please see the following important dates below:


    Thursday October 17th  at 3:05PM-3:15 PM

    Meeting is for all 6th-8th graders who are interested in going out for the girls or boys basketball team

     Girls will meet Coach Crux in the health classroom at 3:05PM

    Boys will meet Coach Kessler in his classroom  at 3:05PM


    All boys 6th-8th interested in wrrestling, Coach ortega will be coming down to Deerfield during thier lunch periods.

     Monday November 4th   All physical forms and permission slips need to be into the school nurse.  Our school doctor will be here to review them and approve them.

    Please contact the nurse ASAP if you have any questions.  All forms can be found online.  

     Monday Novemebr 11th, Tuesday Novemebr 12th and Wednesday November 13th are the tryout days for both the girls and boys basketball teams

    Monday, November 11th  Tuesday November 12th Wednesday Novemeber 13th
     Boys   4:30-6pm   Boys 3-4:30 pm  Boys 4:30-6pm

     Girls  3-4:30pm

      Girls 4:30-6pm  Girls 3-4:30pm 

         Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns.  We are looking forward to a terrific basketball season!



    Athletic Coordinator