Bloomfield HS wrestling team enjoys great season

Bloomfield HS wrestling team enjoys great season

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield High School wrestling team enjoyed a great season this winter. The Bengals, under head coach Ryan Smircich, finished with a stellar 25-6 record, including advancing to the semifinals of the North Jersey Section 1, Group 5 state tournament. In addition, the team defeated Kearny, Clifton, West Orange Nutley for the […]

Orange HS football coach Randy Daniel named Distinguished Coach of the Year

T'naj Brown-Benjamin of Orange HS and Quadir Scott of East Orange Campus HS honored at Horn Scholar Athlete ceremony

Orange HS football coach Randy Daniel named Distinguished Coach of the Year

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The 55th annual W. Donald Horn Scholar Athlete Awards Program sponsored by the Essex County Chapter of the National Football Foundation was held at Mayfair Farms in West Orange on March 9. Orange High School head coach Randy Daniel was named the Distinguished Coach of the Year, while OHS senior T’naj […]

COVID-19 pandemic suspends HS spring seasons

When will the high school spring teams resume activities? Will there even be a spring season? Those are the questions on the minds of many athletic directors, coaches, student-athletes, parents and fans. Right now, there are no answers. High school spring sports teams were getting ready for their seasons. The boys and girls lacrosse seasons […]

Coronavirus ends Irvington HS boys basketball team’s magical run

Blue Knights advance to Group 3 state final, but NJSIAA halts season

Coronavirus ends Irvington HS boys basketball team’s magical run

IRVINGTON, NJ — For high school teams, the opportunity to play for a state championship is the ultimate goal. The Irvington High School boys basketball team received that opportunity, but COVID-19 snatched it away. The Blue Knights rallied to beat Ramapo, 68-57, March 11 at Bloomfield High School. The win advanced the Blue Knights to […]

Irvington HS boys basketball team rolls past Colonia, 71-37, to capture North 2, Group 3 sectional title

Blue Knights end 27-year title drought, improve to 27-3 on the season

Irvington HS boys basketball team rolls past Colonia, 71-37, to capture North 2, Group 3 sectional title

IRVINGTON, NJ — The senior-laden Irvington High School boys basketball team wanted to redeem itself after losing in the North Jersey Section 2, Group 3 state tournament championship game two seasons ago. The Blue Knights accomplished that goal, ending a 27-year title drought. With a high-octane offense and suffocating defense they have shown throughout the […]

West Orange HS’ Sandra Guererro wins state girls wrestling tournament title; Precious Opara finishes runner-up

West Orange HS’ Sandra Guererro wins state girls wrestling tournament title; Precious Opara finishes runner-up

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School seniors Sandra Guerrero and Precious Opara showed they are among the best high school girls wrestlers in the state. At the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association girls wrestling tournament at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City on March 7, Guerrero won the 215-pound title, while Opara finished […]

West Orange HS wrestler Daniel Pereira gives strong effort at state tourney

Adonis May also competes in Atlantic City

West Orange HS wrestler Daniel Pereira gives strong effort at state tourney

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — West Orange High School wrestler Daniel Pereira enjoyed a great run at the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association tournament at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. On the first day, March 5, Pereira, seeded 11th in the 195-pound class, dropped a tough 7-6 decision to No. 22 seed Mikal Taylor of […]

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