Nutley HS football team defeats rival Belleville in a thriller

Nutley HS football team defeats rival Belleville in a thriller

BELLEVILLE/NUTLEY — The Nutley and Belleville high school football teams have engaged in several classic games. The latest epic meeting was last Friday night, Sept. 10, as the NHS Raiders posted a thrilling 29-28 victory. It was the BHS Buccaneers’ home opener as they unveiled the new turf field at Doc Ellis Field at Municipal […]

High school football season kicks off despite schedule changes due to Ida storm

The high school football season kicked off for most teams last weekend in Essex County, but not without some disruption. The remnants of Hurricane Ida forced teams to change the logistics of their games. The most severe damage was seen at Foley Field in Bloomfield. As a result, Bloomfield’s home game against Nutley on Friday, […]

Focusing on winning one game at a time, Bucs return to field stronger

Focusing on winning one game at a time, Bucs return to field stronger

BELLEVILLE, NJ — The Belleville High School football team featured a large group of young players during a pandemic-shortened 2-4 season last year. With those players coming back this season, head coach Jermain Johnson is excited about what his Buccaneers can accomplish. This summer also proved productive. The Bucs attended a camp in East Stroudsburg, […]

SEC recently announced all-conference teams for track and field

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Super Essex Conference recently named students to all-conference teams in track and field. Girls track and field – American Division: Columbia High School – First team: Sabrina McCrear for intermediate hurdles. Second team: Kamali Hoff for the high hurdles. Irvington High School – Second team: Raphae Guthrie for the shot […]

SEC recently announced all-conference teams for baseball, softball

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Super Essex Conference recently named students to all-conference teams in baseball and softball. Baseball In the American Division, first team honors went to Millburn High School’s Daniel Cifu; Montclair High School’s Anthony Anzaldi, Brett Janifer and Jeremy Sacks; Nutley High School’s Lou Raffaelli; Bloomfield High School’s Nico Ong and Andre […]

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 […]

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