COVID-19 pandemic suspends HS spring seasons

When will the high school spring teams resume activities? Will there even be a spring season? Those are the questions on the minds of many athletic directors, coaches, student-athletes, parents and fans. Right now, there are no answers. High school spring sports teams were getting ready for their seasons. The boys and girls lacrosse seasons […]

UPDATED: Belleville HS boys basketball team enjoying a stellar season under head coach and Bucs Hall-of-Famer Jim Catalano

UPDATED: Belleville HS boys basketball team enjoying a stellar season under head coach and Bucs Hall-of-Famer Jim Catalano

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Jim Catalano was a great basketball player at Belleville High School. In his junior season, the Bucs won about 15 games, which is pretty impressive considering the program’s  struggling history. Catalano, a 1967 BHS graduate, is a member of the Belleville Hall of Fame. Now in his second full season as the […]

UPDATED: Belleville HS wrestler David Guerra advances to NJSIAA tournament in Atlantic City

Senior takes fourth place at 145-pound class at Region 3

UPDATED: Belleville HS wrestler David Guerra advances to NJSIAA tournament in Atlantic City

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Belleville High School wrestler David Guerra punched his ticket to Atlantic City. Guerra, a senior, finished in fourth place in the 145-pound weight class at the Region 3 tournament at West Orange High School on Feb. 26, 28-29. As a result, he earned a berth in the New Jersey State Interscholastic […]

Belleville HS girls wrestler Alisa Safforld takes third place at North Region tournament; advances to state tournament in Atlantic City

UNION, NJ — Belleville High School junior Alisa Safforld took third place in the 100-pound weight class at the North Region girls wrestling tournament at Union HS on Feb. 23. After receiving a first-round bye, Safforld pinned Darlyn Silverio of New Brunswick in 2:41 in the second round before losing to Isabella Santos of Elizabeth […]

UPDATED: Belleville HS boys basketball team stuns Bloomfield in the ECT

Bucs, seeded No. 21, win 11th straight game; advances to the round of 16

UPDATED: Belleville HS boys basketball team stuns Bloomfield in the ECT

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Ethan Laquindanum hit a three-pointer at the buzzer to lift the 21st-seeded Belleville High School boys basketball team to a 52-51 upset win over 12th-seeded Bloomfield in the preliminary third round of the Essex County Tournament on Feb. 6 at a. Laquindanum, a sophomore who finished with 11 points, took an inbounds […]

Belleville HS wrestler Hakim Fennell wins ECT title

Belleville HS wrestler Hakim Fennell wins ECT title

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Hakim Fennell, a senior, won the 170-pound weight class to lead the Belleville High School wrestling team at the 45th Essex County Tournament at Richard J. Codey Arena in West Orange Jan. 16-17. Fennell, the No. 4 seed, won by a 5-4 decision over Livingston’s Stratos Kantanas, the No. 2 seed, […]

PHOTOS: Bloomfield HS wrestling team defeats Belleville

PHOTOS: Bloomfield HS wrestling team defeats Belleville

  BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield High School wrestling team improved to 8-1 with a 45-26 win over Belleville on Jan. 14. Results: 106 pound: Justin Martinez (Bloomfield) won by forfeit. 113 pound: Juan Millan (Bloomfield) p. Malvin Gavarrete, 5:33 120 pound: Gerald VanBaelen (Bloomfield) p. Lawrence Mendoza, 3:13 126 pound: Joshua Dabon (Belleville) d. […]

Montclair YMCA Dolphins swim team makes waves at championship meets

Montclair YMCA Dolphins swim team makes waves at championship meets

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The Montclair YMCA Dolphins swim team turned in outstanding performances at two championship meets, held on Dec. 13-15. At the EEX Holiday Classic XXXIII, held at Rutgers University, 16 of the team’s swimmers qualified for a meet that has traditionally been one the most anticipated all year. More than 35 teams from […]

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