Irvington HS’ John Taylor named 2022 Varsity Brands National Athletic Director of the Year

Irvington HS’ John Taylor named 2022 Varsity Brands National Athletic Director of the Year

IRVINGTON, NJ — Since becoming the Irvington High School athletic director in the summer of 2017, John Taylor has accomplished many things. Taylor, a native of Washington state, helped launch new sports programs, such as girls lacrosse, girls flag football, girls wrestling, boys volleyball, boys and girls golf, and competitive cheerleading.  He also revived the […]

Irvington HS’ Cashieve Blair and Zaheem Crawford-Patterson end great track-and-field careers

Irvington HS’ Cashieve Blair and Zaheem Crawford-Patterson end great track-and-field careers

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington High School senior Cashieve Blair ended his amazing high school track-and-field career at the New Balance Nationals Outdoor at Franklin Field in Philadelphia, Pa., on Saturday, June 18. Blair took 17th place in the 400-meter dash in 48.8 seconds. Blair and IHS senior Zaheem Crawford-Patterson qualified for the New Jersey State […]

Irvington track-and-field athletes Cashieve Blair and Zaheem Crawford-Patterson win titles at Group 4 state meet

Irvington track-and-field athletes Cashieve Blair and Zaheem Crawford-Patterson win titles at Group 4 state meet

IRVINGTON, NJ — Cashieve Blair has blazing speed. Zaheem Crawford-Patterson can really jump. The two Irvington High School seniors demonstrated their remarkable athletic talents to capture individual titles at the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Group 4 state track-and-field championships at Franklin High School in Somerset on Friday and Saturday, June 10 and 11. […]

Cashieve Blair, Zaheem Crawford-Patterson lead Irvington HS boys track team at the sectionals

Cashieve Blair, Zaheem Crawford-Patterson lead Irvington HS boys track team at the sectionals

IRVINGTON, NJ — Senior Cashieve Blair won both the 100-meter dash in 10.91 seconds and the 400-meter dash in a school-record 47.67, and senior Zaheem Crawford-Patterson won the triple jump with a school-record 45 feet, 11 ¼ inches to lead the Irvington High School boys track-and-field team at the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Assocation’s […]

Men of Essex, Inc., to hold 64th Essex Awards ceremonies on June 15

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Men of Essex, Inc., has selected Newark Academy tennis phenom Nicolas Kotzen as the recipient of the 64th annual Essex Award.  Kotzen was a standout tennis player and was selected first team all-state and All-American. He will attend Columbia University on a full tennis scholarship in the fall. The 64th […]

Girl Power! Irvington HS flag football team captures state championship

Girl Power! Irvington HS flag football team captures state championship

IRVINGTON, NJ — Football is definitely king in Irvington. First, the Irvington High School football team completed a magnificent season by capturing both the state sectional and regional championships in December. Now, the girls can say they are state champions, too. The IHS girls flag football team, under head coach Kyle Steele, capped an undefeated […]

UPDATED: Robeson All-Star Football Classic is set for June 9

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Paul Robeson All-Star Football Classic will take place on Thursday, June 9, at Paul Robeson Stadium in East Orange at 7 p.m. The Robeson Classic features graduating high school seniors. The East squad is composed of Essex and Hudson county players; the West team is composed of players from Morris, […]

Irvington HS girls track team sparkles at Ridge Novice Invitational

Irvington HS girls track team sparkles at Ridge Novice Invitational

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington High School girls track-and-field team sparkled at the Ridge Novice Invitational meet in Basking Ridge recently.  Irvington won four events – the 400 meter relay, 3,200 meter relay, 1,600 meter relay and the shuttle hurdle relay. The participants on the relays were as follows: 400 meter relay: sophomore Nouseline Georges, […]

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