Belleville’s Max Correa and Marlon Rodriguez lead unbeaten Drew University soccer team to NCAA Sweet 16

BELLEVILLE, NJ (updated Thursday Nov. 23, 11:02 a.m.) – Max Correa and Marlon Rodriguez, both Belleville High School graduates, have helped lead the unbeaten Drew University men’s soccer team to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Division III Tournament. Correa and Rodriguez are juniors. Both played for former Belleville High head coach Lenny Marino. They […]

Belleville HS boys’ soccer team enjoys banner campaign

First-year head coach Gary Powelka proud of Bucs' stellar campaign

Belleville HS boys’ soccer team enjoys banner campaign

BELLEVILLE, NJ (updated Sunday Nov. 12, 2:49 p.m.) – The Belleville High School varsity boys’ soccer team enjoyed a memorable season. The Buccaneers, guided by first-year head coach Gary Polewka, won the Super Essex Conference-Colonial Division championship with a 7-1 division record. The Bucs finished with a 13-6-1 overall record. Polewka, indeed, was ecstatic for […]

Montclair YMCA Dolphins splash to success at Great Turkey Invitational

Montclair YMCA Dolphins splash to success at Great Turkey Invitational

And they’re off! In the first major meet of the 2017-2018 season, nearly 130 athletes from the YMCA of Montclair Dolphins swim team competed in the recent 2017 Ocean County YMCA Great Turkey Invitational in Toms River. The Dolphins were one of six YMCA teams from New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware to participate in the […]

Belleville HS girls’ soccer team kicks up historic 12-5-1 season

First-year head coach Bethann Garrett thrilled for her team and is excited for the future

Belleville HS girls’ soccer team kicks up historic 12-5-1 season

BELLEVILLE, NJ – During the preseason, first-year head coach Bethann Garrett noticed the talent on the Belleville High School varsity girls’ soccer team. The Lady Buccaneers displayed their talent throughout the season, and were rewarded with a stellar 12-5-1 campaign. Belleville beat Bloomfield and Colonia for their first-ever wins in the Essex County and North […]

Belleville HS boys’ soccer team wins SEC-Colonial Division title; seeks strong run in postseason

Belleville HS boys’ soccer team wins SEC-Colonial Division title; seeks strong run in postseason

BELLEVILLE, NJ – The Belleville High School varsity boys’ soccer team, under first-year head coach Gary Polewka, clinched the Super Essex Conference-Colonial Division championship this season. The Bucs posted a 7-1 record in the division. They are currently 13-5-1 overall. Belleville hopes to make a strong run in the postseason. The Bucs, seeded seventh, will […]

NJSIAA state tournament pairings for boys’ and girls’ soccer released

The NJSIAA released the state tournament pairings for boys’ and girls’ varsity soccer. The Worrall Community Newspapers schools in Essex County that have made the state tournament are: Boys Soccer: Irvington, Nutley, Belleville, Orange, West Orange, Columbia, Seton Hall Prep, Bloomfield and Glen Ridge Girls Soccer: Nutley, Belleville, Orange, West Orange, Columbia, Bloomfield and Glen […]

Belleville HS girls’ soccer team upsets Bloomfield in ECT

Belleville HS girls’ soccer team upsets Bloomfield in ECT

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – In arguably its biggest win in program history, the 14th-seeded Belleville High School varsity girls’ soccer team upset 11th-seeded Bloomfield, 1-0, in the second preliminary round of the Essex County Tournament on Monday night, Oct. 16, at Foley Field in Bloomfield. The game with Bloomfield game was already on the schedule for […]

ECT boys’ socccer, girls’ soccer, girls’ volleyball to begin

The Essex County Tournament for varsity boys’ soccer, girls’ soccer and girls’ volleyball have been unveiled. Here are the top 10 seeds in each sport: BOYS’ SOCCER (27-team field) No. 1. Seton Hall Prep advances to first round vs. No. 16 Science Park/No. 17 Central winner. No. 2. Montclair advances to first round vs. No. […]

Chris Cantarella named new Belleville HS girls’ basketball head coach

BELLEVILLE, NJ – Chris Cantarella has been named the new Belleville High School girls’ varsity head basketball coach. Cantarella, who has been the BHS head varsity softball coach, succeeds Liz Ramirez, who stepped down after seven seasons. “I am excited to take on a new challenge,” said Cantarella in an email to EssexNewsDaily.com. “I coached […]

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