Shabazz football team defeats Verona in battle of unbeatens

NEWARK, NJ – In a game featuring Shabazz and Verona, two of Essex County’s top football teams, it looked like a good game on paper as they prepared to take the field this past Friday evening, Sept. 28, at Malcolm X. Shabazz Stadium in Newark. “We’re ready and it’s like the beginning of the season […]

East Orange Panthers football teams enjoying success

EAST ORANGE, NJ – The 2018 youth football season is in full swing, and the East Orange Panthers are naturally in the thick of it where their season is on track to the playoffs with just four games left in the regular season. With the exit of a couple teams and the Garden State American […]

Injury-depleted Orange HS football team falls to Weequahic

ORANGE, NJ – Dealing with injuries to key players, including senior wide receiver/defensive back Nyquee Hawkins, who is a Virginia Tech commit, the Orange High School football team fell to Weequahic HS, 40-7, Friday night, Sept. 21, at Bell Stadium. The Tornadoes had their two-game winning streak snapped and moved to a 2-2 record. “Injuries […]

Old Guards of East Orange and Barringer come together to celebrate 107th meeting of Thanksgiving football rivalry game

EAST ORANGE, NJ – Thanksgiving Eve marks the beginning of the annual rivalry weekend for most high schools and communities around the country.  Every level in the sport of football  prepare  for their annual battle with their crosstown rivals with traditions that go back generations. This is especially true for a particularly special group. Their […]

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