‘Jingle Brawls’ to take place in December, as local police and firefighters to battle in the ring for a good cause

‘Jingle Brawls’ to take place in December, as local police and firefighters to battle in the ring for a good cause

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Police officers and firefighters are vital members of any community, risking their lives every day for the safety and well-being of everyone. It’s also important for them to stay in shape, and boxing is a great way to accomplish that goal. A bunch of local men and women from various police […]

Irvington HS girls flag football players excel

Irvington HS girls flag football players excel

  IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington High School recent graduates Dynasia Williams and Janasia Wilson represented Irvington High School in the Zone6ix Co-Ed High School Flag Football All-Star event at Bauerle Field in Paterson on June 30. Wilson was named Most Valuable Player. Wilson also was named the Star-Ledger/NJ.com Player of the Year this season. In […]

Heningburg brothers enjoying great lacrosse year

Heningburg brothers enjoying great lacrosse year

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Maplewood natives Jules Heningburg and his brother, Dylan Heningburg, are enjoying great years in lacrosse. Jules, a 2014 Seton Hall Prep graduate, currently is playing professionally in the Premier Lacrosse League as a member of the Carolina Chaos. Jules, an attackman, has scored eight goals and added seven assists in five […]

West Orange gymnast Alana Walker rises to the top

West Orange gymnast Alana Walker rises to the top

  WEST ORANGE, NJ — As the Summer Olympics in Paris approaches, many youngsters can’t help but dream of one day getting the chance to compete in one of the biggest events in the world. Alana Walker is one of them. When she was a young girl, Walker was mesmerized while watching gymnast Gabby Douglas […]

Glen Ridge HS track and field athletes earn conference honors

Glen Ridge HS track and field athletes earn conference honors

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The following Glen Ridge High School boys and girls track and field athletes have earned All–Super Essex Conference–Independence Division honors this spring, as voted by the division coaches. GIRLS First Team 800 meters: Sannah Saraogi (Class of 2026). 1,600 meters: Saraogi. 3,200 meters: Mia Bressler (2024). Second Team 100-meter high hurdles: […]

Irvington HS recent graduate DJ Mangan will continue football career at the Univ. of Buffalo

Irvington HS recent graduate DJ Mangan will continue football career at the Univ. of Buffalo

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington High School recent graduate DJ Mangan will continue his football career at the University of Buffalo (Football Bowl Subdivision) on an athletic scholarship. Mangan committed to Buffalo in May. Mangan, a 6-foot, 230-pound linebacker, played in the 43rd Phil Simms New Jersey North–South All-Star Classic at Kean University in Union on […]

West Orange HS football team wins New York Jets tournament

West Orange HS football team wins New York Jets tournament

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School football team recently captured the New York Jets 11-ON tournament championship. The tournament was hosted by the New York Jets of the National Football League at their training camp/practice facility in Florham Park. West Orange also won the tournament’s lineman challenge competition. They defeated Newark East […]

Columbia HS boys lacrosse players and coach earn honors

Columbia HS boys lacrosse players and coach earn honors

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Columbia High School boys lacrosse team featured several players who earned postseason honors, as selected by the divisional coaches. All–North Jersey Interscholastic Lacrosse League Bianchi Division First Team Finn Price, Class of 2024 midfielder. Max Gigante, Class of 2024 face-off specialist. Second Team Mason Wolpov, Class of 2025 attacker. Henry […]

Bloomfield HS track athletes gain conference honors

Bloomfield HS track athletes gain conference honors

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield High School track and field teams featured several honorees on the All–Super Essex Conference–Liberty Division for the spring season, as voted by the divisional coaches. On the boys side, the Bengals boasted 11 selections on the First Team, nine on the Second Team and two on Honorable Mention On the […]

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