Belleville unveils new training facility

Belleville unveils new training facility

BELLEVILLE, NJ — In Belleville, athletics are certainly important. That means providing the best facilities and resources for youngsters to achieve their athletic goals. It’s no wonder why coaches and athletes are excited about the new Belleville indoor training facility. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Saturday, Oct. 29, attended by dignitaries and officials. The […]

Nutley HS football team has strong finish this season

Nutley HS football team has strong finish this season

NUTLEY, NJ — The Nutley High School football team finished the season with a flourish. The Raiders, under first-year head coach Joe Piro, won their final two games, beating Barringer, 42-21, at Newark Schools Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 22, and West Milford, 21-14, at the Park Oval on Thursday, Oct. 27, to finish with a […]

A look back at the 1992 Nutley HS state title football season

Raiders were determined to achieve its championship mission 30 years ago

A look back at the 1992 Nutley HS state title football season

NUTLEY, NJ — Back in September, prior to kickoff in the season opener between the Nutley High School football team and Bloomfield at Tangorra Field/Park Oval in Nutley, a group of men were standing on the field being introduced to the crowd. One of the men was Rich San Fillipo, who recalled that many people […]

Irvington HS football players earn SFC divisional honors

Irvington HS football players earn SFC divisional honors

IRVINGTON, NJ — Several Irvington High School football players earned all–Super Essex Conference–Freedom White Division honors this season, as voted by the divisional coaches. First team offense: Famah Toure, senior wide receiver. Kyshir Desir, senior running back. Tyler Wint, senior lineman. First team defense: Toure, lineman. Samuel Joseph, lineman. Zaahmir Anderson, senior linebacker. Adon Shuler, […]

Orange HS football players garner SFC divisional honors

Orange HS football players garner SFC divisional honors

ORANGE, NJ — Several Orange High School football team players earned all–Super Football Conference–Patriot Red Division honors, as voted by the divisional coaches. First team offense: R’Shawn Charles, senior lineman. Khyron Hill, senior wide receiver. First team defense: Jalen Phillips, senior linebacker. Hill, defensive back.  First team special teams: Jabril Bridgeman, senior kicker. Second team […]

East Orange Campus HS football players gain SFC divisional accolades

East Orange Campus HS football players gain SFC divisional accolades

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The East Orange Campus High School football team, under first-year head coach John Jacob, boasted several players who earned all–Super Football Conference–Freedom Red Division honors, as voted by the divisional coaches. First team offense: BJ Covington, senior wide receiver. Irijah Wright, senior running back. EJ Pullins, senior lineman. Jaiden Stokes, senior […]

Glen Ridge HS boys soccer team enjoys banner season

Glen Ridge HS boys soccer team enjoys banner season

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge High School boys soccer team enjoyed a great run this season. The Ridgers, under head coach Brian Ianni, lost to Waldwick, 6-0, in the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Group 1 state semifinals at Watsessing Park on Wednesday, Nov. 16, to finish with a 9-9-3 record. Glen […]

Orange 9U football team enjoys banner season

Orange 9U football team enjoys banner season

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange 9U football team had a great run this season. The Orange Bengals, under head coach Warren Clements, drove five hours to Rochester, N.Y., on Sunday, Nov. 13, to compete in the Eastern Region semifinals. Unfortunately, the Bengals lost a heartbreaking 14-13 decision to the Northeast Bulldogs, of Rochester, N.Y. It […]

Former Irvington HS coach and IHS alum Darnell Grant leads West Orange HS football team to sectional title

Former Irvington HS coach and IHS alum Darnell Grant leads West Orange HS football team to sectional title

IRVINGTON, NJ — Darnell Grant, a 1991 Irvington High School graduate and former IHS head football coach, guided the West Orange High School football team to its first-ever state sectional championship. West Orange, the No. 6 seed, defeated top-seeded and previously undefeated Phillipsburg, 28-7, in the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s North Jersey, Section […]