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 […]

Belleville HS boys soccer players – Kevin Manjarrez and Fernando Pesantez – earn All-State banquet invitation

Belleville HS boys soccer players – Kevin Manjarrez and Fernando Pesantez – earn All-State banquet invitation

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Kevin Manjarrez and Fernando Pesantez of the Belleville High School boys soccer team have been invited to the All-State banquet, according to BHS head boys soccer coach Gary Polewka. Manjarrez, a senior center-midfielder, led the team with 15 goals and added six assists. He also was 5-for-5 on penalty kicks this year. […]

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