Yogi Berra Museum recognizes ‘best teammates’ in the SEC

Yogi Berra Museum recognizes ‘best teammates’ in the SEC

LITTLE FALLS, NJ — Continuing a beloved tradition in local high school sports, for the ninth consecutive year the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center honored student athletes from member schools of the Super Essex Conference in a celebration of the qualities that made Yogi Berra a national treasure. Recipients of the 2021 Investors Bank […]

Neck-and-neck games end with Bloomfield win over Belleville

Neck-and-neck games end with Bloomfield win over Belleville

BLOOMFIELD / BELLEVILLE, NJ — In a hardfought match, the Bloomfield High School boys volleyball team beat Belleville High School 2-1 on April 27. The first game of the match was neck-and-neck as the two teams traded points, resulting in a final score of 37-35 to Bloomfield. Bloomfield lost the second game narrowly, with the […]

Belleville baseball goes 2-1 during week of April 19

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Last week, the Belleville High School baseball team went 2-1, defeating Cedar Grove and Newark Academy, but falling to Verona. On April 19, the Buccaneers beat Cedar Grove 8-7. The team was trailing 7-0, but battled back, tying it in the bottom of the sixth when junior Alberto Torres hit a double […]

Belleville man guides MKA boys hoops team

Belleville man guides MKA boys hoops team

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Belleville resident Anthony Rea has been busy as an interim co-head coach for the Montclair Kimberley Academy boys basketball team. He has stepped in, alongside Josh Cherry, to guide the Cougars as veteran head coach Tony Jones takes a season away during COVID-19 times. Rea, who is also MKA’s head football coach, […]

NJSIAA announces postseason football plans

NJSIAA announces postseason football plans

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ — New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association, in coordination with officers of its Football Leagues and Conferences Committee, has announced plans for the 2020 football postseason. To be known as “Football Post-Season Groupings,” these playoff games will be played during weeks seven and eight of the season. Participation in Football Post-Season Groupings will […]

NJSIAA provides summer workout guidelines

NJSIAA provides summer workout guidelines

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association marked the initial step toward a fall season return to high school sports with the release of initial guidelines for summer workouts, formally known as the “summer recess period,” according to a June 19 press release from the NJSIAA. “The governor’s announcement today regarding youth […]

NJSIAA recognizes graduating Scholar-Athletes

NJSIAA recognizes graduating Scholar-Athletes

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — For the 2019-20 school year, the 27th annual Scholar-Athlete Awards initiative of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association has provided a certificate of recognition to 354 high school student-athletes. Under this ongoing program, each NJSIAA member school — nearly every high school in the state — has the opportunity to […]

Schools to remain closed through school year, sports canceled

Schools to remain closed through school year, sports canceled

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy announced May 4 that New Jersey school buildings will remain closed through the rest of the school year. This announcement has also served as the final death knell for the spring 2020 sports season, which the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association had been hoping to resurrect at […]

NJSIAA hopes to have spring season suspended by COVID-19 pandemic

NJSIAA hopes to have spring season suspended by COVID-19 pandemic

On April 1, the day that most of the sports for the spring high school season were supposed to begin, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association indicated that it is still hoping the season will take place. The NJSIAA suspended the spring season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to published reports, NJSIAA Assistant […]

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