Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center displays new exhibit, ‘Champions in Bronze’

UPPER MONTCLAIR – The Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center is pleased to announce the opening of  “Champions in Bronze”  – an exhibit of iconic sports sculptures by Marc Mellon, one of America’s foremost figurative sculptors. Known for his portrait busts, commemorative statues and other works in bronze, Mellon’s works are highly recognizable throughout the […]

Essex County HS basketball legends to be honored at dinner on April 28

A dinner honoring the all-time Essex County boys’ and girls’ basketball players who starred during the Essex County Tournament era will be held April 28 at 6 p.m. at the Franklin Steakhouse in Nutley. The ECT for boys began in 1947 and for girls in 1975. The cost is $25 per person. Tickets can be […]

Mario Cuniglio named new Belleville HS head football coach

Mario Cuniglio named new Belleville HS head football coach

BELLEVILLE – As the offensive/defensive line assistant coach for the Belleville High School varsity football team for the past two seasons, Mario Cuniglio has seen how hard the Bucs have worked. Though the results on field didn’t show it, the Bucs’ diligence never waned, especially now in the offseason, with Cuniglio recently promoted as the […]

Belleville HS softball team looks to have another stellar season

Lady Bucs boast strong returning nucleus

BELLEVILLE – The Belleville High School varsity softball team, guided by head coach Chris Cantarella, looks to build off last year’s impressive 18-8 record. Though the Lady Bucs lost several players to graduation such as Jaclyn Sales, Samantha Samaniego, Sarah Guy, Raquel Abreu, Karina Ramos, Barbara Jacangelo and Valentina Garrido, they return a good nucleus. […]

Belleville HS baseball team getting ready for season opener

BELLEVILLE – The Belleville High School varsity baseball team has been busy getting ready for the season that begins April 1. “We have managed to play 10 scrimmages, which has been great,” said head coach Joe Sorce. “It’s allowed us to see guys in game action. Many of our players have had anywhere from 20 […]

Belleville HS boys’ volleyball team hopes to make progress this season

BELLEVILLE – The Belleville High School boys’ varsity volleyball team, under head coach John Spina, arguably had its best season ever last year, beating rival Livingston to win the Essex County Tournament championship and reaching the state North Jersey Section 1 tournament final where it lost to Fair Lawn to finish with a magnificent 27-3 […]

Belleville HS girls’ basketball players earn accolades

BELLEVILLE – Despite finishing with a 5-18 record, the Belleville High girls’ varsity basketball team featured a few strong contributors. Gianna Benacquista, a junior forward, was voted to the All-Super Essex Conference-Independence second team. Jehan Dabon, a freshman, was selected honorable mention on the All-SEC-Independence. Benaquista also was named to the Worrall Media All-Area honorable […]

Belleville HS baseball team seeks to build off last year’s progress

BELLEVILLE – The Belleville High School varsity baseball team last season moved up two divisions to the Super Essex Conference-American Division, which is the highest division of the conference. The Bucs had to face the likes of such perennial contenders as Seton Hall Prep, Millburn, Bloomfield and Nutley, just to name a few. But the […]

Belleville HS wrestlers earn honors

BELLEVILLE – The following Belleville High School varsity wrestlers have earned All-Super Essex Conference-Liberty Division honors: First team: Tommy Graziano (120-pound class); Brad Murillo (132); and Joe Nguyen (open). Second team: Luis Ovando (open). Honorable mention: Joe Buonanno and Jefferson Renard. In addition, Murillo, Buonanno and Nguyen have earned Worrall Media All-Area honorable mention.

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