Nutley HS girls’ basketball All-American Blair Watson is All-Area Player of the Year

NUTLEY – A player such as Blair Watson comes once in a generation; maybe a lifetime. Watson, a senior 6-foot-1, unquestionably had a terrific girls’ basketball career at Nutley High School, becoming the school’s all-time leading scorer for both boys’ and girls’ basketball. Watson, a McDonald’s All-American, finished her career with 2,127 points. She averaged […]

Belleville HS girls’ basketball players earn accolades

BELLEVILLE – Despite finishing with a 5-18 record, the Belleville High girls’ varsity basketball team featured a few strong contributors. Gianna Benacquista, a junior forward, was voted to the All-Super Essex Conference-Independence second team. Jehan Dabon, a freshman, was selected honorable mention on the All-SEC-Independence. Benaquista also was named to the Worrall Media All-Area honorable […]

Belleville HS baseball team seeks to build off last year’s progress

BELLEVILLE – The Belleville High School varsity baseball team last season moved up two divisions to the Super Essex Conference-American Division, which is the highest division of the conference. The Bucs had to face the likes of such perennial contenders as Seton Hall Prep, Millburn, Bloomfield and Nutley, just to name a few. But the […]

UPDATE: Bloomfield HS boys’ basketball players earn All-SEC honors

UPDATE: Bloomfield HS boys’ basketball players earn All-SEC honors

BLOOMFIELD – The Bloomfield High School boys’ varsity basketball team featured three players who made All-Super Essex Conference-Liberty Division. Myles Toppin, a junior guard, made second team All-SEC-Liberty after averaging 8.4 points per game. Junior forward Al-Samad Henderson and freshman guard Michael Ramos each made honorable mention. Ramos averaged 8.0 points and Henderson averaged 3.7 […]

Columbia HS wrestlers excel at Junior State Championships

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE A contingent of Columbia High School wrestlers enjoyed excellent showings at the  the NJ Junior State Wrestling Championships on March 13 at the Sun Center in Trenton. Wrestlers had to qualify in the top three in one of several regional qualifiers. This event is part of USA Wrestling. Freshman Blake McGowan won the […]

HS Girls’ Basketball All-SEC Colonial Division Teams

High School Girls’ Basketball All-Super Essex Conference Colonial Division FIRST TEAM Grace Cannon, Bloomfield Aniyah Allen, Bloomfield Alyssa Deblasis, Caldwell Jessica Washington, Irvington Jasmine Williams, Irvington Lorenzah Hammer, Orange Imani May, Orange Sarosha Parsons, Livingston SECOND TEAM Genesis Collins, Bloomfield Desiree Mayer, Verona Nicolette Tufano, Caldwell Caroline Kirnan, Caldwell Neith Wideman, St. Vincent, Acdemy Alexis […]

Nutley HS baseball team seeks to have another strong season

Rutgers-bound Anthony Condito leads the way for Raiders

Nutley HS baseball team seeks to have another strong season

NUTLEY – The Nutley High School baseball program always has been one of the best in Essex County. Year in and year out, the Raiders are considered one of the title contenders in  the Super Essex Conference-American Division, Greater Newark Tournament –  which is the considered the Essex County tournament – and the state tournament. […]

Bloomfield HS wrestlers earn All-Area honors

Bloomfield HS wrestlers earn All-Area honors

BLOOMFIELD – The Bloomfield High School wrestling team boasted several outstanding wrestlers this season. The following BHS wrestlers have made Worrall Media All-Area: Adam Lutick, Barak Pipkins, Noel Eustaquio, Elijah Hernandez and Pablo Estevez. Lutick, Pipkins and Eustaquio are on the first team and Hernandez and Estevez are on the second team. Pipkins and Lutick, […]

Bloomfield HS baseball team seeks to contend this season

BHS baseball team has good returning nucleus and promising pitching depth

Bloomfield HS baseball team seeks to contend this season

BLOOMFIELD – The Bloomfield High School varsity baseball team consistently has been a contender under head coach Mike Policastro. With a good returning nucleus and deep, promising pitching depth, the Bengals are looking to have another successful season. The Bengals, coming off a 17-11 campaign in 2015, return such key players as senior second baseman […]

Columbia HS wrestlers gain honors this season

Columbia HS wrestlers gain honors this season

MAPLEWOOD – Columbia High School’s Kevhan Bent, Devin Rocha and Blake McGowan have earned Worrall Media All-Area wrestling honors this season. Bent, a senior competing in the 285-pound heavyweight class, won the Essex County Tournament championship and made first team All-Super Essex Conference-Colonial Division, finishing with a 22-8 record. He took second place at both […]