The East Orange Campus High School boys’ track and field program has the best hurdlers and 400-meter runners in the nation. That was proven at the New Balance Nationals as the Jaguars won both the shuttle hurdles relay and the 4-x-400-meter relay this weekend at North Carolina A&T in Greensboro, N.C. On the second day […]
IRVINGTON, NJ (updated Saturday June 17, 11:05 a.m.) – In his first year as head coach last fall, Ashley Pierre felt blessed to guide an Irvington High School varsity football team that was successful, on and off the field. On the field, the Blue Knights won their first eight games of the season and finished […]
BLOOMFIELD, NJ (updated Friday June 16, 5:43 p.m.) – The Bloomfield High School boys’ varsity volleyball team enjoyed a stellar season. The Bengals, under head coach Louis Stevens, won the Super Essex Conference-American Division championship, finished as Essex County Tournament runner-ups; and advanced to the NJSIAA North Jersey Section 1 tournament semifinals before finishing with […]
MAPLEWOOD, NJ (updated Wednesday June 14, 2:25 p.m.) – Columbia High School alum Jimmy Murphy was selected by the Baltimore Orioles in the eighth round of the Major League Baseball Draft on June 13. Murphy, a right-handed pitcher from Fordham University, was the No. 248 player selected overall on the second day of the draft. […]
BLOOMFIELD, NJ (updated Monday June 12, 4:44 p.m.) – The Bloomfield High School varsity softball team featured seven players who have earned All-Super Essex Conference-Liberty Division honors. They include: First Team • Jalia Santos, senior • Kristina Collins, junior • Kasey Coury, senior Second Team • Ayana Andrade-Zygmunt, junior • Lexi Corio, freshman pitcher Honorable […]
MAPLEWOOD, NJ – Stanford University junior Olivia Baker, a 2014 Columbia High School graduate, finished eighth in the women’s 800-meter finals in 2:04.21 at the NCAA Division 1 Track and Field National Championships on Saturday, June 10, at Hayward Stadium in Eugene, Ore. Baker was as high as fourth with 150 meters to go.
MAPLEWOOD, NJ – The Columbia High School varsity softball team featured five players who have earned All-Super Essex Conference-Liberty Division honors this season. Maya Goldner, a junior, made the First Team; juniors Jordan Stephan and Ally Krause each made Second Team; and junior Clementine Sherman and freshman Hudson Hassler each made Honorable Mention. The young […]
WEST ORANGE, NJ – Joe Picataggio has had many fond memories in his 15 years as head track and field coach at West Orange High School. Picataggio, who will retire as coach at the end of the school year, took a moment to reflect on his coaching career. When he first came to WOHS, […]
NUTLEY, NJ – The following Nutley High School varsity softball players earned All-Super Essex Conference-American Division honors: Second Team • Samantha Echevarria, senior • Sydney Kunz, junior • Courtney Wilde, sophomore Honorable Mention • Alexa Hergenhan, freshman • Lauren Hogan, senior The young Raiders finished with an 11-14 record.
NUTLEY, NJ – Though it finished with a disappointing 11-15 record, the Nutley High School varsity baseball team saw several positive signs that bode well for next spring. The Raiders featured just five seniors on the roster, which gave several young players the chance to gain valuable varsity experience. “Each one of those kids improved […]