Belleville HS boys’ basketball team defeats Newark Academy

BELLEVILLE – Mohammed Yousef scored 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Andre Velez had 20 points, five assists and six steals to lead the Belleville High School boys’ varsity basketball team to a 69-65 come-from-behind win over Newark Academy on Jan. 26 at home. Kayson Wilder had 12 points for the Bucs, who erased […]

Bloomfield HS wrestling team defeats Ridgefield Park

Bloomfield HS wrestling team defeats Ridgefield Park

BLOOMFIELD – The Bloomfield High School wrestling team defeated Ridgefield Park, 40-30, Jan. 26, at home to improve to a 4-9 record. Results 106-pound bout: John Perez, Ridgefield Park, pinned Kevin Adorno, Bloomfield, 2:37. 113: Anthony Velez, Bloomfield, won by forfeit. 120: Angel Torres, Ridgefield Park, pinned Matthew Altierry, Bloomfield, 0:42. 126: Pablo Estevez, Bloomfield, […]

Glen Ridge HS wrestler Anthony Santigate takes fourth at Essex County Tournament; girls’ basketball team moves to 6-7

GLEN RIDGE – Anthony Santigate finished in fourth place to lead the Glen Ridge High School varsity wrestling team at the Essex County Tournament, Jan. 21-22, at Richard J. Codey Arena in West Orange. Santigate, a junior, forfeited to West Essex’s Marco Macrino in the 126-pound third-place consolation. Girls’ basketball Gabby Kinzler scored 14 points […]

Glen Ridge HS boys’ basketball team returns to winning ways

GLEN RIDGE – Sophomore guard Tyler Liddy hit a half-court, three-pointer at the buzzer to give the Glen Ridge High School boys’ varsity basketball team to a thrilling 41-38 home victory over Newark Technology on Jan. 21. GRHS rallied from a 21-18 deficit by outscoring Technology, 13-7, in the fourth quarter, capped by Liddy’s heroics. […]

Noel Eustaquio and Adam Lutick finish second to lead Bloomfield HS wrestling team at Essex County Tournament

Noel Eustaquio and Adam Lutick finish second to lead Bloomfield HS wrestling team at Essex County Tournament

BLOOMFIELD – Noel Eustaquio and Adam Lutick each finished second in their respective weight classes to lead the Bloomfield High School varsity wrestling team at the Essex County Tournament, Jan. 21-22, at Richard J. Codey Arena in West Orange. Barak Pipkins finished third; Elijah Hernandez took fourth and Liam Johnson took seventh for the Bengals, […]

West Orange HS girls’ basketball team seeks to regroup

WEST ORANGE – The West Orange High School girls’ varsity basketball team hopes to return to its winning ways. The Lady Mountaineers lost to University, 51-40, Jan. 19, at home. WOHS fell at Newark Tech, 44-36, Jan. 22, to move to a 5-6 record. Sidney Gordon had nine points, Dawn Flood had six, Mya Bembry […]

Jason Alford’s Super Bowl experience is recognized; National Football League gives ‘Golden Ball’ trophy to his alma mater, Orange High School

Jason Alford’s Super Bowl experience is recognized; National Football League gives ‘Golden Ball’ trophy to his alma mater, Orange High School

ORANGE – In his rookie season, Jason Alford played a big part in helping the New York Giants beat the then-undefeated New England Patriots to win Super Bowl 42 in Glendale, Ariz., eight years ago. As part of its celebration of Super Bowl 50 this year, the National Football League has given a “Golden Football” […]

Irvington HS wrestlers excel at Essex County Tournament

Irvington HS wrestlers excel at Essex County Tournament

IRVINGTON – Irvington High School varsity wrestler Tyhmir Lassister took second in the 182-pound class at the Essex County Tournament, Jan. 21-22, at Richard J. Codey Arena in West Orange. Terrell Ashman (106-pound class) and Donchard Jean-Paul (195) each finished third; Carl Napoleon (285) took fourth; Jerwin Martilus (170) and Franklin Fervil (120) each took […]

East Orange Campus HS boys’ hoop team moves to 8-5

EAST ORANGE – The East Orange Campus High School boys’ varsity basketball lost to Montclair before defeating Newark Central to move to an 8-5 record. Marquise Kindel scored 15 points and fellow senior guard Jordan Taylor had 13 in the 52-48 loss to Montclair on Jan. 19 at home. Junior point guard Anton Lawrence added […]

Orange HS boys’ basketball team rallies past Irvington to snap skid

ORANGE – The Orange High School boys’ varsity basketball team rallied to defeat Irvington, 62-57, at home on Jan. 21, snapping a three-game losing streak and improving to a 5-10 record. The Tornadoes trailed 28-25 at halftime and 45-42 at the end of the third quarter but outscored Irvington, 20-12, in the fourth quarter. OHS […]