Bruins defeat Bengals 45-30 in March 27 wrestling meet

Bruins defeat Bengals 45-30 in March 27 wrestling meet

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — At a wrestling meet on Saturday, March 27, the North Bergen High School Bruins, 1-1, defeated the visiting Bloomfield High School Bengals, 3-3. The score was 45-30. Winning for the Bruins were Ricky Perez in the 285-pound weight class via forfeit; Evan Cabrera in the 113-pound weight class with a 5-4 decision […]

Bloomfield High basketball teams win award for sportsmanship

Bloomfield High basketball teams win award for sportsmanship

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield High School’s winter sports season, while strange because of the COVID-19 pandemic, ended on a high note as the basketball program was awarded the Thomas Wachenfeld Award for sportsmanship. Voted on by all the basketball officials in northern New Jersey, the award recognizes the exemplary sportsmanship of basketball players, cheerleaders, coaches […]

Bengals athletes receive SEC honors, girls wrestlers pin their way to titles

Bengals athletes receive SEC honors, girls wrestlers pin their way to titles

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Several Bloomfield High School athletes were named to honorary Super Essex Conference teams. In the SEC–Colonial Division, Vernon Lee and Chino Anyanwu were named to the boys basketball first team; Khanye Tucker, Uma Kalu and Isaiah Cortes were named to the second team; and Andre Dean received honorable mention. In the SEC–American […]

Bengals beat the Farmers at March 20 wrestling meet

Bengals beat the Farmers at March 20 wrestling meet

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — At a March 20 wrestling meet, the Bloomfield High School Bengals defeated the Union High School Farmers 57-24. Winning for the Bengals were William Ungermah in the 106-pound weight class via forfeit; Kira Pipkins in the 120-pound weight class via forfeit; Gerald VanBaelen in the 126-pound weight class with a pin against […]

Nutley girls volleyball defeats Bloomfield High 2-0

Nutley girls volleyball defeats Bloomfield High 2-0

BLOOMFIELD / NUTLEY — In a March 16 girls volleyball match, the Nutley High School Raiders beat the Bloomfield High School Bengals, 2-0, in two close games. The season opener for both teams saw Nutley win the first game 25-19 and the second game 25-21, making a third game unnecessary. Photos Courtesy of Jerry Simon

Bloomfield HS boys bowling ends season with 68-2 record, boys basketball wraps up championship season

Bloomfield HS boys bowling ends season with 68-2 record, boys basketball wraps up championship season

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The boys bowling team completed its season with a remarkable record of 68-2 behind seniors Chris Paccione, Gabe Farabaugh and Eric Pabon, and junior Biaggio DiGiano. They concluded the season by sweeping Irvington and Montclair. The girls program lost close matches to Irvington and Montclair. The boys basketball team wrapped up its […]

Paccione is named February Athlete of the Month at Bloomfield High

Paccione is named February Athlete of the Month at Bloomfield High

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield High School Athlete of the Month for February is senior bowling captain Chris Paccione.  Paccione’s 202 average is the best in the Super Essex Conference–American Division. His high series for the year was a 685. The Bengals won their division for the third time in the past four years with […]

Bengals lose close boys basketball game to Red Raiders

Bengals lose close boys basketball game to Red Raiders

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield High School boys basketball team lost a close game to East Side High School in Newark, 48-46, on March 4. For the Bengals, Isaiah Cortes led the scoring with 12 points, followed by Vernon Lee with 9, Chino Anyanwu with 8, Khanye’ Tucker with 7, Uma Kalu with 5, Julian […]

Cougars beat Bengals in girls hoops game

Cougars beat Bengals in girls hoops game

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Columbia High School girls basketball team defeated the Bloomfield Bengals 58-33 at the BHS gym on March 2. For the Cougars, Corteney Provilon-Louis and Zahra Alexander led the team with 11 points each, following by Shana Desir with 10, Bella Galatt with 9, Kaijhe Hall will 8, Talia Baptiste with 7, […]

Bengals boys basketball clinches championship, boy bowlers raise record

Bengals boys basketball clinches championship, boy bowlers raise record

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Last week saw some great play from Bloomfield High School athletes.  Boys basketball clinched the Super Essex Conference–Colonial Division championship with a hard fought 37-33 win at Livingston. The Bengals fell behind 9-0 and trailed 16-10 at halftime but a strong final quarter propelled them to the victory. Irvington visited the Bengals […]