UPDATE: Irvington HS girls’ basketball teams seeks good state sectional tournament run

Lady Blue Knights receive No. 14 seed in Section 2, Group 3 tournament

IRVINGTON – The Irvington High School girls’ varsity basketball team hopes to make a good run in the state North Jersey Section 2, Group 3 tournament. The Lady Blue Knights, under head coach Rashawnah French, received the No. 14 seed and will visit third-seeded West Morris in the first round on Feb. 29. The Blue Knights […]

Irvington HS boys’ basketball team falls to Newark Central in Essex County Tournament

IRVINGTON – The Irvington High School boys’ varsity basketball team, seeded 20th, fell at fourth-seeded Newark Central, 67-60, in the first round of the Essex County Tournament on Feb. 13. Freshman guard Nasir Johnson had 16 points with two 3-pointers, senior guard Jakylin Shuford had 11 points; senior guard Othniel Nyameke had nine points; senior […]

West Orange HS boys’ basketball team falls to Newark West Side in Essex County Tournament

Mountaineers' five-game win streak ends as team moves to 15-3 record

WEST ORANGE – Senior forward Doug Hughes scored 14 points and senior forward Jeremiah Moore had 11 points but the 12th-seeded West Orange High School boys’ varsity basketball team lost at fifth-seeded Newark West Side, 68-51, in the first round of the Essex County Tournament on Feb. 13. Senior guard Patrick Jamison had 10 points; […]

Verona/Glen Ridge ice hockey team tops Nutley in overtime to reach McInnis Cup semifinals

Owen Gleeson nets game-winner

GLEN RIDGE – Glen Ridge senior assistant captain Owen Gleeson scored the game-winner 4:25 into overtime to lift the fourth-seeded Verona/Glen Ridge high school varsity ice hockey team to a 2-1 come-from-behind win over fifth-seeded Nutley in the McInnis Cup playoff quarterfinals at Richard J. Codey Arena in West Orange on Feb. 13. Glen Ridge […]