Irvington HS winter teams’ schedules

IRVINGTON – The Irvington High School winter varsity teams will begin their seasons this weekend. The boys’ basketball team will host Orange and the girls’ basketball team will visit Livingston, both Friday, Dec. 18. The wrestling team will host its annual Christmas Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 19. The boys’ and girls’ indoor track teams will […]

UPDATE: Irvington HS indoor track and field seeks return to prominence this season

IRVINGTON – Return to prominence! That is the theme for this year’s Irvington High School indoor track and field program. Under head coach Marvin Hawkins, both the boys’ and girls’ teams feature talented athletes who Hawkins said will bring the Blue Knights back to the dominant years of 2004-2013 which featured many championships. The Blue […]

Irvington football players gain All-Area honors

IRVINGTON – The Irvington High School varsity football team had a bit of roller coaster season, losing its first five games, then winning the next three before losing the final two to go 3-7. But without a doubt, the Blue Knights featured several standouts. The following IHS players have earned Worrall Media All-Area honors: junior […]

Fourth-grader Jamir Brown takes fifth at AAU Cross-Country National Championships in Alabama

Fourth-grader Jamir Brown takes fifth at AAU Cross-Country National Championships in Alabama

IRVINGTON – On Saturday, Dec. 5, Florence Avenue School fourth-grader Jamir Brown of the Irvington-based Jersey Heat Track Club finished fifth in the nation in the 9-year-old boys division at the 2015 AAU Cross-Country National Championships contested in Danville (Decatur area), Ala. Jamir ran a personal-best 11:34.88 in the 3K (1.86 mile) race. This was […]

Irvington cross-country runners earn honors

IRVINGTON – The following Irvington High School boys’ and girls’ cross-country runners earned All-Super Essex Conference honors: Boys SEC-Colonial Division First team: sophomore Nehimie Estil Second team: senior Monfort Celestin, senior Elijah Shannon, and sopohomore Michael Veltz Honorable Mention: senior Brandon Moreno Girls SEC-Liberty Division Honorable mention: seniors Destiny Mack and Mahogany Bass. Estil also […]

Irvington’s Kareem Walker and Hasise DuBois end their careers with a third straight football title for DePaul

IRVINGTON – Irvington residents Kareem Walker and Hasise DuBois ended their high school football careers with a third straight state championship, helping DePaul Catholic to a convincing 40-17 victory over St. John Vianney in the state Non-Public Group 3 title game at Rutgers University’s High Point Solutions on Saturday, Dec. 6. Walker, a senior All-American […]

Irvington HS football team shows strong resiliency during the season

Irvington HS football team shows strong resiliency during the season

IRVINGTON – When the season seemed to be slipping away, the Irvington High School varsity football team never quit. The relatively young Blue Knights turned things around after an 0-5 start, defeating Weequahic, Livingston and Caldwell in the next three games. Though they lost to Columbia and North Hunterdon in the final two games to […]

Irvington HS boys soccer players earn All-SEC and All-Area honors

IRVINGTON – The Irvington High School boys’ varsity soccer team, which finished with a 4-9-1 record this season, was led Adamsky Jean Phillipe, Michael Agyane, Shevon Gordon and Peter Drummerand, who have earned All-Super Essex Conference-Liberty Division honors. Jean Phillipe made first team; Agyane made second team and Gordon and Drummerand made honorable mention on […]

Irvington’s Kareem Walker and Hasise Dubois lead DePaul football to state title game

IRVINGTON – Irvington residents Kareem Walker and Hasise Dubois, both seniors, helped the seventh-seeded DePaul Catholic High School varsity football team to a 34-7 win over third-seeded Delbarton in the state Non-Public Group 3 playoff semifinals on Saturday, Nov. 21, in Morristown. Walker, an All-American, rushed for 136 yards on just nine carries, including an […]