IRVINGTON – The Irvington High School boys’ basketball team demonstrated its resolve. The Blue Knights entered last week with a nine-game losing streak for a 2-11 record. But they won all three games during the week, capped by a victory against Cedar Grove in the Essex County Tournament. The Blue Knights then won their fourth […]
MAPLEWOOD – History was made in Paris, France, when Maplewood’s Jack Woods, age 14, won Gold and was the first fencer to win this prestigious international event for two years in a row, according to the organizers of the Challenge CEP Marathon Fleuret, 2016 – the world’s largest Youth Men’s (Y15) Foil Event. Three-hundred […]
BELLEVILLE – Alcides DosReis scored 13 points and Mohammed Yousef had 11 points to lead the Belleville High School boys’ varsity basketball team to a 45-39 win at Glen Ridge on Feb. 2. Andre Velez had nine points; Dave McAllister added five points; Kayson Wilder contributed four points and Ethan Luarca contributed three points for […]
BELLEVILLE – For the Belleville High School girls’ varsity basketball team, this season is based on team development. That is head coach Liz Ramirez’s main goal for her Lady Buccaneers. The Bucs earned their third win of the season on Jan. 19 as they defeated Golda Och Academy, 38-35, at home. Junior Gianna Benacquista had […]
SOUTH ORANGE – The Synchroettes Synchronized Skating organization, representing the Essex Skating Club of New Jersey, returned home last week from the 2016 Eastern Sectional Synchronized Skating Championships in Richmond, Va., with a Gold Medal in the Preliminary Division. Thirty teams and close to 600 skaters competed in qualifying rounds with 12 teams proceeding to […]
BLOOMFIELD – Bloomfield High School senior football standouts Lowell Kelly-Gamble and Olivier Georges signed with their respective colleges. Kelly-Gamble, a defensive lineman, signed with Monmouth University. Georges, a tight end, signed with American International College in Springfield, Mass.
BLOOMFIELD – Bloomfield High School senior Olivier Georges signed a National Letter of Intent in accepting a football scholarship to American International College in Springfield, Mass. Georges was recruited as a tight end and will study business. A three-sport standout, Georges plays basketball and is an outstanding thrower for the track and field team at […]
BLOOMFIELD – Bloomfield High School senior Lowell Kelly-Gamble signed a National Letter of Intent in accepting a football scholarship to Monmouth University. Kelly-Gamble was recruited as a defensive lineman and will study business. He is a standout three-sport athlete at BHS and one of the top shot put throwers in the county.
GLEN RIDGE – To Glen Ridge High School senior Tomison Kennedy, the combination of athletics and academics was simply perfect. Indeed, the Glen Ridge High School senior couldn’t pass up the opportunity to attend one of the finest educational institutions in the country while playing a sport that she loves. Kennedy last week signed with […]
NUTLEY – The Nutley High School varsity wrestling team received the No. 1 seed in the state North Jersey Section 2, Group 3 tournament. The Raiders, under first-year head coach Mike DiPiano, received a quarterfinal round bye and will host either fifth-seeded West Essex or f0urth-seeded Governor Livingston in the semifinals. Passaic Valley is the […]