NJSIAA announces postseason football plans

NJSIAA announces postseason football plans

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ — New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association, in coordination with officers of its Football Leagues and Conferences Committee, has announced plans for the 2020 football postseason. To be known as “Football Post-Season Groupings,” these playoff games will be played during weeks seven and eight of the season. Participation in Football Post-Season Groupings will […]

Gbayor commits to Nebraska University

Gbayor commits to Nebraska University

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mikai Gbayor, a member of the Irvington High School Class of 2021, committed to Nebraska University on Sept. 4. Gbayor, who has a grade-point average of 3.0, currently plays the position of linebacker on the IHS football team. In addition to Nebraska, Gbayor also received offers from LSU, Alabama, Michigan, Texas A&M, […]

NJSIAA provides summer workout guidelines

NJSIAA provides summer workout guidelines

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association marked the initial step toward a fall season return to high school sports with the release of initial guidelines for summer workouts, formally known as the “summer recess period,” according to a June 19 press release from the NJSIAA. “The governor’s announcement today regarding youth […]

NJSIAA recognizes graduating Scholar-Athletes

NJSIAA recognizes graduating Scholar-Athletes

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — For the 2019-20 school year, the 27th annual Scholar-Athlete Awards initiative of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association has provided a certificate of recognition to 354 high school student-athletes. Under this ongoing program, each NJSIAA member school — nearly every high school in the state — has the opportunity to […]

Schools to remain closed through school year, sports canceled

Schools to remain closed through school year, sports canceled

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy announced May 4 that New Jersey school buildings will remain closed through the rest of the school year. This announcement has also served as the final death knell for the spring 2020 sports season, which the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association had been hoping to resurrect at […]

NJSIAA hopes to have spring season suspended by COVID-19 pandemic

NJSIAA hopes to have spring season suspended by COVID-19 pandemic

On April 1, the day that most of the sports for the spring high school season were supposed to begin, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association indicated that it is still hoping the season will take place. The NJSIAA suspended the spring season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to published reports, NJSIAA Assistant […]

COVID-19 pandemic suspends HS spring seasons

When will the high school spring teams resume activities? Will there even be a spring season? Those are the questions on the minds of many athletic directors, coaches, student-athletes, parents and fans. Right now, there are no answers. High school spring sports teams were getting ready for their seasons. The boys and girls lacrosse seasons […]

Coronavirus ends Irvington HS boys basketball team’s magical run

Blue Knights advance to Group 3 state final, but NJSIAA halts season

Coronavirus ends Irvington HS boys basketball team’s magical run

IRVINGTON, NJ — For high school teams, the opportunity to play for a state championship is the ultimate goal. The Irvington High School boys basketball team received that opportunity, but COVID-19 snatched it away. The Blue Knights rallied to beat Ramapo, 68-57, March 11 at Bloomfield High School. The win advanced the Blue Knights to […]

Irvington HS boys basketball team rolls past Colonia, 71-37, to capture North 2, Group 3 sectional title

Blue Knights end 27-year title drought, improve to 27-3 on the season

Irvington HS boys basketball team rolls past Colonia, 71-37, to capture North 2, Group 3 sectional title

IRVINGTON, NJ — The senior-laden Irvington High School boys basketball team wanted to redeem itself after losing in the North Jersey Section 2, Group 3 state tournament championship game two seasons ago. The Blue Knights accomplished that goal, ending a 27-year title drought. With a high-octane offense and suffocating defense they have shown throughout the […]

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