Belleville HS boys’ basketball team falls to Nutley

BELLEVILLE – Andre Velez scored 16 points, including three 3-pointers, and Mohammed Yousef had 11 points, but the Belleville High School boys’ varsity basketball team lost to rival Nutley, 64-45, Monday, Jan. 11, at Nutley. Adrielle Henson had seven points; Ethan Luarca had five points; Dave McAllister added three points; James Laquindanum had two points […]

After stepping down as head coach, Joe Fischer leaves Belleville HS football program in great shape

BELLEVILLE – There are many high school football coaches who demonstrate tremendous passion and enthusiasm for the job they do. Joe Fischer, undoubtedly, was one of them. In his two stints as head coach of the Belleville High School football team, Fischer fervently brought an optimistic attitude, even though the Bucs struggled. Fischer recently decided […]

Nutley HS wrestling team crushes rival Belleville

NUTLEY – The Nutley High School varsity wrestling team crushed rival Belleville, 64-12, Monday, Jan. 4, at NHS. Here are the results: 106-pound weight class: Domonic Cofone (NHS) by forfeit. 113: John Hickey (NHS) forfeit. 120: Thomas Graziano (Belleville) pinned James Hargrave, 3:23. 126: Luis Ovando (Belleville) forfeit. 132: Frank DeMaio (NHS) pinned Geovanny Altamirano, […]

Belleville HS girls’ basketball team defeats Montclair Immaculate Conception for first win of season

BELLEVILLE – Priscilla Olivarria scored 25 points; Jehann Dabon had 11 points and four steals and Yanyckza Flores had 10 points to lead the Belleville High School girls’ basketball team to its first win of the season, 65-19, over Montclair Immaculate Conception in the consolation of the Glen Ridge Holiday Tournament on Dec. 28. Gianna […]

Belleville HS girls’ basketball team has good mix of youth and experience

BELLEVILLE – The Belleville High School girls’ varsity basketball team, under fifth-year head coach Liz Ramirez, has a strong returning group looking to achieve a successful season. The Bucs lost just two key players to graduation – guard Samantha Samaniego and point guard Arianna Douglas. The following are returning players: Sophomores: Jasmine Del Valle (G), […]

Belleville HS football players earn All-Area honors

Belleville HS football players earn All-Area honors

BELLEVILLE – The Belleville High School varsity football team endured a tough season. The Bucs lost players to injury even before the season started. The bad luck continued into the season as the team, which unfortunately was never at full strength, finished with a 1-9 record, with the lone win coming against  Newark East Side. […]

Belleville HS winter teams’ schedules

BELLEVILLE – The Belleville High School boys’ and girls’ basketball teams and wrestling teams will begin their seasons Dec. 18 and Dec. 19. The boys’ basketball team will visit Immaculate Conception, while the girls’ basketball team will host Montclair Kimberley Academy, both Dec. 18, in their season openers. The wrestling team will participate in the […]

Belleville’s Carlos Castro leads Rutgers-Newark men’s soccer team to ECAC title

BELLEVILLE – Carlos Castro, a Belleville High School graduate, was named the Most Valuable Player of the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference championship game after leading the Rutgers University-Newark men’s soccer team to a 3-0 win over Manhattanville College last month. Castro, a sophomore midfielder, scored two goals, three overall in the tournament. The goals were […]