Bloomfield HS quarterback Eli Simmons accepts scholarship to play football at Lackawanna Community College

BLOOMFIELD – Bloomfield High School senior Eli Simmons has accepted a football scholarship to Lackawanna Community College in Scranton, Pa. Simmons  was a captain and a two-year starter at quarterback for the BHS Bengals. He had an outstanding senior year and was named first team All-Super Essex Conference. He also was voted Most Valuable Player […]

UPDATE: Bloomfield HS girls’ basketball team falls to West Orange in overtime in first round of state tournament

Lady Bengals' comeback falls short

UPDATE: Bloomfield HS girls’ basketball team falls to West Orange in overtime in first round of state tournament

BLOOMFIELD – Facing a 20-point deficit going into the fourth quarter, the Bloomfield High School girls’ varsity basketball team refused to quit. The Bengals frantically tried to keep their season alive, staging a remarkable rally. Unfortunately, they couldn’t complete the comeback. After miraculously forcing overtime on a buzzer-beating layup by senior center Aniyah Allen, the […]

Bloomfield College women’s basketball standout Tianna Smith earns another honor

By Gladstone Harrris, Bloomfield College Sports Information Director. BLOOMFIELD – Bloomfield College women’s basketball standout Tianna Smith (Spring Valley, N.Y.) on Tuesday, March 1, was named the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Student-Athlete of the Month for February 2016. The announcement was made by CACC Commissioner Dan Mara. It capped an award-winning month for Smith, […]

Former Mets star Mookie Wilson to appear at Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center for book signing of ‘Kings of Queens: Life Beyond Baseball with the ’86 Mets’

UPPER MONTCLAIR – On April 7, former Mets star Mookie Wilson will appear at the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center with best-selling author Erik Sherman to discuss and sign copies of Sherman’s new book, “Kings of Queens: Life Beyond Baseball with the ’86 Mets.”  This year marks the 30th anniversary of the infamous world […]

Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center to host screening of ‘Fastball’ on March 22

UPPER MONTCLAIR – Just in time for the upcoming baseball season, the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center, located on the campus of Montclair State University, will host a special screening on March 22 of the acclaimed documentary “Fastball,” which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2015. Featuring  MLB stars and 20 Hall of […]

Bloomfield HS wrestlers Barak Pipkins and Adam Lutick finish second at Region 4 to reach state tournament in Atlantic City

Bloomfield HS wrestlers Barak Pipkins and Adam Lutick finish second at Region 4 to reach state tournament in Atlantic City

BLOOMFIELD – Bloomfield High School wrestlers Barak Pipkins and Adam Lutick each finished in second place in their respective weight classes at the Region 4 Tournament at West Orange High School. Pipkins and Lutick, both juniors, qualified for the state tournament at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, March 4-6. The top three finishers in each […]

Bloomfield HS girls’ basketball team clinches Super Essex Conference-Colonial Division title

Lady Bengals finish 12-0 in division

Bloomfield HS girls’ basketball team clinches Super Essex Conference-Colonial Division title

BLOOMFIELD – The Bloomfield High School girls’ varsity basketball team defeated Caldwell, 58-52, at home on Feb. 26 in the regular-season finale to clinch the Super Essex Conference-Colonial Division with an undefeated divisional record. Junior guard Grace Cannon had 24 points, four assists and four rebounds; senior forward Aniyah Allen had 18 points and 14 […]

Bloomfield College Baseball will wear a patch in honor of late program pioneer Al R. Restaino Sr.

By Gladstone Harris, Bloomfield College sports information director. BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – The Bloomfield College Bears baseball team uniforms will include a patch for the 2016 season honoring late pioneer of the athletic department Alfred R. Restaino Sr., the team announced on Thursday. Mr. Restaino Sr., who helped form the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC), passed away […]

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