Football player from Irvington recognized for his efforts off the field

Football player from Irvington recognized for his efforts off the field

IRVINGTON, NJ — Allstate and the American Football Coaches Association recently announced the nominees for the 30th 2021 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team and Fairleigh Dickinson University football running back Alnazir Blackman, of Irvington, was selected as one of 109 nominees from across the nation for his efforts off the field. Blackman graduated from FDU […]

Irvington football player Latrell Couchman signs with University of Maine

Irvington football player Latrell Couchman signs with University of Maine

IRVINGTON, NJ — Another Irvington success story: 18-year-old Latrell Couchman, a 2021 graduate of Irvington High School, was honored by the IHS football team, friends and family during a July 7 college-signing ceremony, held in the weight room of the high school. The linebacker officially signed with the University of Maine, solidifying his collegiate football […]

SEC recently announced all-conference teams for track and field

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Super Essex Conference recently named students to all-conference teams in track and field. Girls track and field – American Division: Columbia High School – First team: Sabrina McCrear for intermediate hurdles. Second team: Kamali Hoff for the high hurdles. Irvington High School – Second team: Raphae Guthrie for the shot […]

Men of Essex give virtual awards to county’s best athlete scholars

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Men of Essex Inc. selected Irvington High School football phenom Mikai Gbayor as recipient of the 63rd annual Essex Award. Gbayor was a standout linebacker for Irvington High School and was named a 2020 All-American candidate by Sports Illustrated. He was named to the USA Today All–New Jersey first team. […]

SEC recently announced all-conference teams for baseball, softball

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Super Essex Conference recently named students to all-conference teams in baseball and softball. Baseball In the American Division, first team honors went to Millburn High School’s Daniel Cifu; Montclair High School’s Anthony Anzaldi, Brett Janifer and Jeremy Sacks; Nutley High School’s Lou Raffaelli; Bloomfield High School’s Nico Ong and Andre […]

Yogi Berra Museum recognizes ‘best teammates’ in the SEC

Yogi Berra Museum recognizes ‘best teammates’ in the SEC

LITTLE FALLS, NJ — Continuing a beloved tradition in local high school sports, for the ninth consecutive year the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center honored student athletes from member schools of the Super Essex Conference in a celebration of the qualities that made Yogi Berra a national treasure. Recipients of the 2021 Investors Bank […]

Irvington track teams spring into action

Irvington track teams spring into action

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington High School girls and boys varsity track teams made a good showing at a competition against Millburn High School on April 22. Photos Courtesy of Felicia Laguerre Owens

Bloomfield wrestlers beat Irvington 42-33

Bloomfield wrestlers beat Irvington 42-33

BLOOMFIELD / IRVINGTON, NJ — The Bloomfield High School Bengals wrestling team defeated Irvington High School 42-33 on April 7. Winning for the Bengals, Juan Millan pinned Zaire Younger at 3:38 in the 113-pound weight class; Jaiden Morales pinned Aveason Maxy at 2:55 in the 120-pound weight class; Gerald VanBaelen pinned Lorvey Toupuissant at 3:26 […]