Brian Antab named new Belleville HS head football coach

Brian Antab named new Belleville HS head football coach

BELLEVILLE, NJ — The Belleville High School football program has made tremendous strides over the past few years under Jermain Johnson. But after Johnson stepped down this spring after a four-year run as head coach, there might have been cause for concern about whether the momentum would continue. For the returning Buccaneers and their fans, […]

Belleville HS baseball team features solid players this season

Belleville HS baseball team features solid players this season

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Despite finishing with a 6-16 record, the Belleville High School baseball team featured several solid players during the season this spring. “We were led by senior shortstop Matt McCann and senior pitcher/first baseman/third basemanMike Napolitano,” said BHS head coach Joe Sorce. “Matt was named second team all-league (Super Essex Conference–Liberty Division). He […]

UPDATED: Robeson All-Star Football Classic is set for June 9

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Paul Robeson All-Star Football Classic will take place on Thursday, June 9, at Paul Robeson Stadium in East Orange at 7 p.m. The Robeson Classic features graduating high school seniors. The East squad is composed of Essex and Hudson county players; the West team is composed of players from Morris, […]

Game on! Esports program thriving at Belleville HS

Varsity program will send six to national championships in Orlando, Fla., in June

Game on! Esports program thriving at Belleville HS

BELLEVILLE, NJ — In high schools and colleges, esports has become vastly popular of late. Belleville High School started an esports program just a few years ago, and, already, it has produced tremendous success. In fact, six members of the Belleville esports program have qualified for the 2022 Walt Disney World Electronic Gaming Federation High […]

Best Teammate Award recipients honored at ceremony at Yogi Berra Museum

Best Teammate Award recipients honored at ceremony at Yogi Berra Museum

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — For the 10th consecutive year, the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center hosted student athletes from member schools of the Super Essex Conference along with their families and coaches for a celebration of the qualities that made Yogi Berra a national treasure. The 39 recipients of the 2022 Yogi Berra Museum […]

Belleville HS’ Terence Folkes to play in 41st Phil Simms NJ All-Star Football Classic

Belleville HS’ Terence Folkes to play in 41st Phil Simms NJ All-Star Football Classic

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Belleville High School senior Terence Folkes has been selected to participate in the 41st Phil Simms NJ North/South High School All-Star Football Classic on Sunday, June 12, at Kean University’s Alumni Field. Kickoff is at 6 p.m. The game features graduating seniors in the state. Folkes, a 6-foot-1, 220-pound defensive lineman, posted […]

Belleville HS baseball team drops tough 3-2 game at Verona

BELLEVILLE, NJ – The Belleville HIgh School baseball played one game last week due to the inclement weather, losing at Verona, 3-2, on Thursday, May19.  Sophomore Josh Abramson pitched 6 string innings.  “Josh, like sophomore James Monroig and seniors Colin Cook and Mike Napolitano, have all done a good job on the mound,” said Belleville […]

Belleville HS baseball team enjoys perfect 3-0 week

Belleville HS baseball team enjoys perfect 3-0 week

BELLEVILLE, NJ — The Belleville High School baseball team enjoyed a great week, going a perfect 3-0. The Buccaneers defeated Cedar Grove, 6-0, on Tuesday, May 10, at home. Sophomore Josh Abramson pitched a complete game shutout with 10 strikeouts. Senior shortstop Matt McCann had two hits in the game. The Bucs then defeated Kearny, […]

Belleville HS baseball team battles hard in tough losses

Belleville HS baseball team battles hard in tough losses

BELLEVILLE, NJ —The Belleville High School baseball team got in just two games last week. The Bucs lost to Newark East Side, 9-7, in a Greater Newark Tournament preliminary round game on Wednesday, May 4, at home. Belleville came back from a 9-3 deficit, but came up short.  On Thursday, May 5, the team came […]

Belleville HS baseball team battles hard in tough 2-1 loss to Glen Ridge; defeats East Orange Campus in a GNT preliminary-round game

Belleville HS baseball team battles hard in tough 2-1 loss to Glen Ridge; defeats East Orange Campus in a GNT preliminary-round game

BELLEVILLE, NJ — The Belleville High School baseball team had a great game against Glen Ridge, despite losing 2-1, on Wednesday, April 27. “Colin Cook pitched six strong innings, allowing one earned run on four hits and struck out eight,” said Belleville head coach Joe Sorce in an email to the Belleville Post. “We faced […]

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