UPDATE: West Orange HS wrestling team defeats Seton Hall Prep

WEST ORANGE – The West Orange High School varsity wrestling team defeated neighbor Seton Hall Prep, 42-36, Friday, Feb. 12 at WOHS. Each team won seven bouts. WOHS had four pins and was awarded three forfeits. SHP had four pins, two major decision wins and one technical fall win. Colin Morgan pinned Joseph Pratola in […]

Nutley HS football standout Craig Merkle signs with Wagner College

NUTLEY – Nutley High School senior Craig Merkle has signed a National Letter of Intent to continue his football career at Wagner College in Staten Island, N.Y. on an athletic scholarship. Merkle will play linebacker at Wagner. The 6-foot, 215-pound Merkle became the school’s all-time leader rusher with 3,278 yards on 394 attempts for an […]

Belleville HS girls’ basketball team defeats Newark Central

BELLEVILLE – Jehann Dabon scored 12 points and Emani Hill had 10 to lead the Belleville High School girls’ varsity basketball team to a 35-31 win over Newark Central on Feb. 11 at home. Gianna Benacquista had eight points; Sydney Gomez had three and Yanyckza Flores added two for the Lady Buccaneers, who improved to […]

UPDATE: Bloomfield HS boys’ basketball team falls to North 13th Street Tech in ECT

UPDATE: Bloomfield HS boys’ basketball team falls to North 13th Street Tech in ECT

BLOOMFIELD – The 14th-seeded Bloomfield High School varsity basketball team lost to 19th-seeded North 13th Street Tech in the third preliminary round of the Essex County Tournament on Feb. 11 at BHS. Myles Toppin, a junior,  scored 16 points; junior Al-Samad Henderson and senior Brandon Abplanalp each had eight points; and junior Najeem Wilson had […]

Nutley HS wrestling team falls to Governor Livingston in state sectional semifinals

Nutley HS wrestling team falls to Governor Livingston in state sectional semifinals

NUTLEY – The top-seeded Nutley High School varsity wrestling team lost to fourth-seeded Governor Livingston, 45-25, in the semifinals of the state North Jersey Section 2, Group 3 tournament on Feb. 10. The Raiders moved to a 14-6 record. Results 182-pound weight class: Turner Haddad, Governor Livingston, pinned Saul Abreu, Nutey, 0:12. 195: Christopher Bottone, […]

Our Lady of Sorrows School and St Joseph’s CYO to host International Friendly Basketball Games

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE – Two high school basketball teams from Malahide Basketball Club in Dublin, Ireland will be in the South Orange-Maplewood area this weekend. The two teams, made up of boys and girls, will play a total of nine games over four days, four of which will be held locally. On Friday, February 12, Our Lady of […]

Blair Watson is No. 1 scorer in Nutley HS basketball history

  NUTLEY – Senior All-American guard Blair Watson became the all-time leading scorer in Nutley High School history for both boys and girls, after scoring 24 points to lead the Lady Raiders to a 45-41 over Fair Lawn on Monday, Feb. 8, at Fair Lawn. Watson, who will play at the University of Maryland next […]