Irvington HS football team falls to Phillipsburg, 21-20, in playoff semifinals to finish 8-3 season

PHILLIPSBURG (updated Sunday Nov. 19, 12:18 p.m.) – The Irvington High School varsity football team’s drive for a state championship ended in heartbreaking fashion The fourth-seeded Blue Knights attempted a go-ahead two-point conversion late in the game, but came up short, as they lost at top-seeded and undefeated Phillipsburg, 21-20, Friday night, Nov. 17, in […]

Irvington HS football team seeks first-ever road playoff victory

Irvington HS football team seeks first-ever road playoff victory

IRVINGTON, NJ – The fourth-seeded Irvington High School varsity football team will visit No. 1-seeded Phillispburg in the semifinals of the NJSIAA North Jersey Section 2, Group 4 state playoffs on Friday night, Nov. 17. The Blue Knights are seeking their first-ever road playoff win. The Blue Knights, under second-year head coach and Irvington native […]

Irvington HS football team rallies past Linden to advance to semifinals of state playoffs

Irvington HS football team rallies past Linden to advance to semifinals of state playoffs

Photos by Steve Ellmore. Irvington (blue uniforms) vs. Linden, state playoffs, Nov 10. IRVINGTON, NJ (updated Monday Nov. 13, 9:59 a.m.) – The Irvington High School varsity football team kept alive its mission to win its first-ever state playoff championship with a stunning fourth-quarter rally. After being held scoreless for three quarters, the fourth-seeded Blue […]

Irvington HS girls’ volleyball team spikes down banner season

Irvington HS girls’ volleyball team spikes down banner season

IRVINGTON, – The Irvington High School varsity girls’ volleyball team enjoyed a stellar season. The Lady Blue Knights, under third-year head coach Paul Tortorella, won the Super Essex Conference-Freedom Division championship with an undefeated 18-0 division record. They lost in the first round of both the Essex County Tournament to West Caldwell Tech and the […]

Irvington HS girls’ volleyball team wins SEC-Freedom title with undefeated division mark

IRVINGTON, NJ – The Irvington High School varsity girls’ volleyball team defeated West Side, Oct. 26, at home, to win the Super Essex Conference-Freedom Division championship. The victory capped an undefeated season in the division. The Blue Knights, under head coach Paul Tortorella, finished 18-0 in the divison. IHS also improved to 18-2 overall on […]

State tournament pairings for girls’ volleyball released

The NJSIAA released the state tournament pairings for varsity girls’ volleyball. The following Worrall Community Newspapers teams in Essex County have qualified for their respective state tournaments: Irvington, Orange, East Orange Campus, Columbia and Bloomfield. Columbia will visit Bloomfield in the preliminary round on Oct. 30. First round matches will take place Oct. 31. Group […]

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