Belleville HS boys’ basketball team defeats Newark Academy

BELLEVILLE – Mohammed Yousef scored 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Andre Velez had 20 points, five assists and six steals to lead the Belleville High School boys’ varsity basketball team to a 69-65 come-from-behind win over Newark Academy on Jan. 26 at home. Kayson Wilder had 12 points for the Bucs, who erased […]

Belleville HS to hold Military Appreciation Night at hoop game and annual Jim Silvestri Memorial Scholarship Fund wrestling match

BELLEVILLE – Belleville High School will hold two upcoming events. Military Appreciation Night will be held Wednesday, Jan. 27, when the boys’ varsity basketball team hosts Golda Och Academy at 5:15 p.m. Military Appreciation Night is part of the Super Essex Conference’s Military Appreciation Month. The BHS annual Jim Silvestri Memorial Scholarship Fund wrestling match […]

Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center to screen Marty Glickman film on Feb. 11 with special guest Ian Eagle

UPPER MONTCLAIR – For over a half century, Marty Glickman was the pre-eminent voice of New York sports, and became arguably the most influential sports broadcaster of all time. He announced games of virtually every team, beginning as the radio announcer of the New York Knicks when they were formed in 1946. And he was […]

Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center to hold Character Building Program class, screening of movie ‘The Sandlot’ on Feb. 15

UPPER MONTCLAIR – The Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center will hold a Character Building Program and Screening of “The Sandlot” on President’s Day, Feb. 15, from 1-4 p.m. for children in grades 3-5. The first in a series of four classes, children will participate in a new inter-disciplinary way to build character and learn […]

Belleville HS girls’ basketball team seeks progress

BELLEVILLE – The Belleville High School girls’ varsity basketball team hopes to get back on the winning track. Freshman point guard Jehann Dabon scored nine points;  sophomore forward Emani Hill had six points and six rebounds and junior forward Gianna Benacquista added five points, seven rebounds and seven blocks in the 38-34 home loss to […]

Belleville HS boys’ basketball team falls to Nutley

BELLEVILLE – Andre Velez scored 16 points, including three 3-pointers, and Mohammed Yousef had 11 points, but the Belleville High School boys’ varsity basketball team lost to rival Nutley, 64-45, Monday, Jan. 11, at Nutley. Adrielle Henson had seven points; Ethan Luarca had five points; Dave McAllister added three points; James Laquindanum had two points […]

After stepping down as head coach, Joe Fischer leaves Belleville HS football program in great shape

BELLEVILLE – There are many high school football coaches who demonstrate tremendous passion and enthusiasm for the job they do. Joe Fischer, undoubtedly, was one of them. In his two stints as head coach of the Belleville High School football team, Fischer fervently brought an optimistic attitude, even though the Bucs struggled. Fischer recently decided […]

Nutley HS wrestling team crushes rival Belleville

NUTLEY – The Nutley High School varsity wrestling team crushed rival Belleville, 64-12, Monday, Jan. 4, at NHS. Here are the results: 106-pound weight class: Domonic Cofone (NHS) by forfeit. 113: John Hickey (NHS) forfeit. 120: Thomas Graziano (Belleville) pinned James Hargrave, 3:23. 126: Luis Ovando (Belleville) forfeit. 132: Frank DeMaio (NHS) pinned Geovanny Altamirano, […]

Belleville HS girls’ basketball team defeats Montclair Immaculate Conception for first win of season

BELLEVILLE – Priscilla Olivarria scored 25 points; Jehann Dabon had 11 points and four steals and Yanyckza Flores had 10 points to lead the Belleville High School girls’ basketball team to its first win of the season, 65-19, over Montclair Immaculate Conception in the consolation of the Glen Ridge Holiday Tournament on Dec. 28. Gianna […]