Mountain Top League Thanksgiving Weekend Clinic to be held Sunday, Nov. 29

WEST ORANGE – The Mountain Top League Basketball Thanksgiving Weekend Clinic will be held Sunday, Nov. 29, at Roosevelt Middle School. Session 1: Grades 3-5, 10:30 a.m. to noon (check-in 10 a.m.). Session 2: Grades 6-8, 12:30 to 2 p.m. (check-in noon). Enrollment is limited. There is a maximum of 50 participants per session. The […]

New exhibit “Now Doing the Talking” showcases trailblazing athletes-turned-broadcasters

UPPER MONTCLAIR – Never have televised sports become so pervasive.  In today’s ever-widening world of sports there are more games, more pre-game shows, more post-game analyses, more everything. And more and more former athletes dominate the airwaves. We take for granted the countless ex-players who transition from the playing field to the broadcast booth or […]

Jersey Heat High School cross-country runners win state title

IRVINGTON – On Nov. 1, the Irvington-based Jersey Heat High School boy athletes became the USATF New Jersey Association state champions in a 5k division during the organization’s first round of the cross-country national series. Each athlete on the scoring team earned a patch to symbolize/mark their achievement.  The team was led by Irvington High […]

Softball player Helyna Bissell signs with Morehead State University

Softball player Helyna Bissell signs with Morehead State University

NUTLEY – Helyna Bissell, of Nutley, signed her NCAA National Letter of Intent on Nov. 11. She has committed to play softball at Morehead State University in Morehead, Ky. Bissell verbally committed to MSU in November 2014.  Morehead State University competes in the NCAA Division I, Ohio Valley Conference. “Helyna has a lot of experience playing […]

Irvington HS football team falls in finale, but future is bright

Irvington HS football team falls in finale, but future is bright

IRVINGTON – The Irvington High School varsity football team lost to North Hunterdon, 35-21, in the season finale on Saturday, Nov. 14, at the IHS Sports Complex. The Blue Knights, under head coach Pete Pascarella, finished with a 3-7 record, but were young this season, which bodes well for next season. Leading the Blue Knights […]

Columbia HS football team falls in playoffs to end good season

MAPLEWOOD – The Columbia High School varsity football team, under second-year head coach John Power, finished a good season. The seventh-seeded Cougars lost at second-seeded Westfield, 49-14, in the first round of the state North Jersey Section 2, Group 5 playoffs on Saturday, Nov. 14. The Cougars finished with a respectable 5-5 record; their first […]