Columbia HS track star Madison Stevens caps fine career, earns another Meet of Champions medal

Columbia HS track star Madison Stevens caps fine career, earns another Meet of Champions medal

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Columbia High School’s Madison Stevens, Gianna Green, Zhamir Rowan and Jalele Williams gave fine efforts at the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s state track and field Meet of Champions on Wednesday, June 12, at Pennsauken. The four athletes were the lone qualifiers for CHS at the meet. Stevens, a senior, […]

Bloomfield HS track athletes impress at Meet of Champions

Bloomfield HS track athletes impress at Meet of Champions

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield High School junior Mercedes Cruz-Fletcher and the BHS girls’ 4×100-meter relay team posted fine performances at the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Group 4 state Meet of Champions on Wednesday, June 12, at Pennsauken High School. Cruz-Fletcher took home the eighth-place medal in the 100-meter hurdles in 14.81 seconds. She […]

Bloomfield HS softball players earn SEC honors

Bloomfield HS softball players earn SEC honors

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield High School softball team, which finished with an impressive 17-10 record this spring under second-year head coach Rich Adams, featured several players who earned all–Super Essex Conference–Liberty Division honors, as selected by the divisional coaches. Senior catcher Rylie Fabrazzo made the first team. She had a staggering .458 batting average […]

Glen Ridge HS girls lacrosse team wins Group 1 state championship to cap sensational season

Glen Ridge HS girls lacrosse team wins Group 1 state championship to cap sensational season

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — For any high school program, winning a state championship is the ultimate goal. The Glen Ridge High School girls lacrosse team experienced the thrill of accomplishing that goal. The Ridgers, under longtime head coach Beth Larkin, defeated Mountain Lakes, 9-8, to capture the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Group 1 […]

Bloomfield HS track and field athletes excel at group state meet

Bloomfield HS track and field athletes excel at group state meet

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield High School track and field athletes gave solid efforts at the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Group 4 state championships at Franklin High School in Somerset on Friday and Saturday, June 7-8. The boys had three competitors at the meet. In the pole vault, senior Charles Lisa took seventh place […]

Irvington HS track duo competes at state group meet

Irvington HS track duo competes at state group meet

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington High School’s Sharifa Trocard and Nouseline Georges competed at the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Group 4 state girls track and field championships at Franklin High School in Somerset on Friday and Saturday, June 7-8. Trocard, a sophomore, took 10th place in the 400-meter dash finals in 58.75 seconds. Georges, […]

Orange track standout Kevin Jones excels at group state meet

Orange track standout Kevin Jones excels at group state meet

ORANGE, NJ — Orange High School junior Kevin Jones took second place in the boys 100-meter dash finals at the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Group 3 state championships at Delsea High School in Franklinville in Gloucester County on Friday and Saturday, June 7-8. In the preliminaries, he tied for first place with Maxim […]

Irvington’s Jean Pierre Valencia dazzles in pro boxing debut

Irvington’s Jean Pierre Valencia dazzles in pro boxing debut

ATLANTIC CITY — Jean Pierre Valencia had an explosive showing in his professional debut, knocking out Patrick Bernard Harris in the first round on Saturday, June 8, at Bally’s Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City. The two-fisted puncher Valencia, 24, of Irvington, wasted little time getting to know his opponent, knocking him down with a […]