Belleville HS girls soccer team kicking up banner season

Buccaneers show strong chemistry, clinch Super Essex Conference–Colonial Division title

Belleville HS girls soccer team kicking up banner season

BELLEVILLE, NJ — The Belleville High School girls soccer team is enjoying a banner season. Under head coach Jennifer Alves, the Buccaneers clinched the Super Essex Conference–Colonial Division championship. The Bucs boasted a 9-3 overall record, including a 5-0 divisional mark, through Monday, Oct. 16. It marks the second divisional title in program history. “The […]

Belleville HS boys soccer team wins divisional championship

Belleville HS boys soccer team wins divisional championship

BELLEVILLE, NJ — During the summer, as the team was playing in a summer league, Belleville head coach Gary Polewka approached his returning captain, Josh Nodong, and asked him about his goals for the season. “I turned to him and I said ‘What’s your goal?’ and he said, ‘Division championship and a state run.’ ”  […]

Belleville HS cheerleading team competes at ‘Cheer for the Cure’

Belleville HS cheerleading team competes at ‘Cheer for the Cure’

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Belleville High School cheerleading team competed at the 16th annual Karen Centinaro Memorial ‘Cheer for the Cure’ at Foley Field in Bloomfield on Thursday,  Oct. 5. The event involved schools from the Super Essex Conference, raising awareness about cancer and money for various charities. The event was renamed this year in […]

Belleville HS football team to host West Side in season finale

Belleville HS football team to host West Side in season finale

BELLEVILLE, NJ — The Belleville High School football team will host Newark West Side on Thursday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. at BHS’ Municipal Stadium/Doc Ellis Field in the season finale in a state consolation game. The Bucs are looking for their first win. They lost to Bloomfield High School, 29-8, at home on Friday, […]

Nutley HS football team defeats rival Belleville HS

NUTLEY, NJ — The Nutley High School football team defeated archrival Belleville High School, 35-8, in a matchup of winless squads on Saturday, Oct. 7, at Tangorra Field/Park Oval in Nutley. The NHS Raiders improved to 1-6, giving NHS alum Chris Helm his first victory as head coach at Nutley. Belleville fell to 0-6. Nutley […]

Belleville resident and veteran head coach Anthony Rea guides young Montclair Kimberley Academy football team

Belleville resident and veteran head coach Anthony Rea guides young Montclair Kimberley Academy football team

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Belleville resident Anthony Rea is in his 10th season as the head football coach at Montclair Kimberley Academy and is currently guiding his young Cougars through the rigors of a rebuilding season with a 35-man roster that includes just six seniors. A former standout defensive back at both Summit High School and […]

Belleville HS football team strives to keep cooking this season

Belleville HS football team strives to keep cooking this season

BELLEVILLE, NJ — With head coach Brian Antab in his first year at the helm, the Belleville High School football team last season had a fairly young squad. Despite the struggles and injuries, the Buccaneers persevered. Their reward for that perseverance was a 40-22 road victory over North Bergen in the season finale for their […]

Belleville Varsity Club honors seniors at ceremony

Belleville Varsity Club honors seniors at ceremony

BELLEVILLE, NJ — During a ceremony last month, the Belleville Varsity Club honored senior student-athletes from the Belleville High School fall, winter and spring teams. It was a glorious way to commemorate the end of another prosperous BHS athletic school year. Gerber Coreas and Ashley Cely were named the Belleville Varsity Club Athletes of the […]

Belleville HS’ Jericho Perez and Ashley Cely are Essex County Scholar Athlete Award recipients

Belleville HS’ Jericho Perez and Ashley Cely are Essex County Scholar Athlete Award recipients

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Belleville High School’s Jericho Perez and Ashley Cely were honored as 2022-2023 Karen Fuccello Essex County Scholar Athletes during a banquet on Tuesday, May 9, in Belleville. Perez lettered in track and field and football, and Cely lettered in volleyball, basketball and softball. The award is named after the late Karen Fuccello, […]