Bloomfield track legend inducted into USATF Hall of Fame

Bloomfield track legend inducted into USATF Hall of Fame

BLOOMFIELD, NJ  — Bloomfield High School legend John “Johnny” Gibson, for whom the track at Foley Field is named, was inducted posthumously into the USATF New York Officials Hall of Fame on Jan. 24. Gibson, who died in 2006 at age 101, was inducted along with Margaret Cornelius, Neal Johnson, Tracy Sundlun and Gary Westerfield; […]

Maplewood’s Morris is 2nd-team choice on All-County Squad

Maplewood’s Morris is 2nd-team choice on All-County Squad

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Clay Morris, of Maplewood, a senior at Montclair Kimberley Academy, recently completed an outstanding season for the 4-3 MKA Cougars as one of the top receivers in the area while earning second team All-Essex honors from the county’s coaches. Morris, a wide or slot receiver and outside linebacker, impressed on the private […]

Bengals receive postseason conference honors

Bengals receive postseason conference honors

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Several Bengals from Bloomfield High School received athletic honors upon the close of their seasons: All-SEC Liberty Division Boys Soccer: Making 1st Team was Nick Rizzi; making 2nd Team were Nathan Russell, Alex Capet and George Silva; and receiving honorable mention were Aidan Schmidt and Feden Abraha. All-SEC Liberty Division Girls Soccer: […]

Local harriers help lead MKA to SEC-Liberty title

Local harriers help lead MKA to SEC-Liberty title

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Essex County area residents helped lead the Montclair Kimberley Academy boys cross country team to the Super Essex Conference–Liberty Division championship and a third place finish in the NJSIAA North B state sectional race to highlight the modified 2020 fall season. Junior Nate Zuckerberg, of Maplewood; sophomore Freddy Bishop, of Bloomfield; and […]

Bengals shut out Hillbillies

Bengals shut out Hillbillies

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield High School boys soccer team shut out Verona on Nov. 10, with a final score of 2-0. Photos Courtesy of Jerry Simon

Pryor helps lead MKA’s football attack

Pryor helps lead MKA’s football attack

BLOOMFIELD / MONTCLAIR, NJ — Bloomfield resident Jake Pryor is enjoying a fine junior season for the Montclair Kimberley Academy football team while excelling as the starting quarterback for the Cougars. As of Nov. 6, Pryor had completed 50 of 73 passes for 733 yards (14.7 average) for six touchdowns and just one interception in […]

Glen Ridge routs Bloomfield girls soccer team

Glen Ridge routs Bloomfield girls soccer team

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Glen Ridge High School girls soccer team took command of the field on Nov. 3 at Watsessing Park against the Bloomfield High School team. Glen Ridge beat Bloomfield 4-0. For Glen Ridge, Talia Reid scored two goals; Antonina Cusomano scored one goal; Sydney Mansfield scored one goal and had two assists; […]

A week of wins and losses for the Bengals

A week of wins and losses for the Bengals

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Girls tennis had a busy and highly successful week with a victory over Newark East Side and two wins each against both Belleville and Nutley. Both Nutley matches were decided by identical 3-2 scores. With a 7-0 record in league play, the girls secured the SEC Independence Division Championship. The program last […]

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