Black Maria Film Festival tour to visit Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center on Sept. 29

UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ – The nationally known Black Maria Film Festival tour will visit the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 7:30 p.m. Unlike most film festivals, the Black Maria travels, bringing its films to audiences around the country and tailoring the program to each of its venues. The program […]

Irvington HS cross-country teams seek continued success this season

Irvington HS cross-country teams seek continued success this season

IRVINGTON, NJ (updated Tuesday, Sept. 6, 3:55 p.m.) – Irvington High School head cross-country coach Marvin Hawkins is excited about his boys’ and girls’ teams this season. After finishing with a stellar 9-1 record in the Super Essex Conference-Colonial Division last season, the boys’ team has been moved up to the Liberty Division of the […]

Irvington HS teams’ seasons set to begin

Irvington HS teams’ seasons set to begin

IRVINGTON, NJ – The Irvington High School varsity fall teams are getting ready for their seasons that begin next week. The football team has a new head coach in Ashley Pierre, who was the team’s defensive coordinator last year. The Blue Knights have several returning players, led by senior quarterback Jyvon Brown and junior wide […]

Irvington HS football team getting ready for season

Irvington HS football team getting ready for season

IRVINGTON – The Irvington High School varsity football team, under first-year head coach Ashley Pierre, is getting ready for the upcoming season. The Blue Knights competed in a scrimmage hosted by East Oragne Campus High School on Saturday, Aug. 20, at Paul Robeson Stadium in East Orange. The other teams in the scrimmage were Willingboro […]

Bill Allen, longtime sports photographer and sports writer, will be greatly missed

High school fans were saddened to learn the passing of Bill Allen, a longtime sports photographer and sports writer. Allen, who died unexpectedly Sunday, Aug. 14, at the age of 58, always had a happy-go-lucky disposition while taking photos of countless scholastic events and writing feature stories and game stories for more than three decades. […]

Proposal to realign HS wrestling districts, regions unveiled

In an effort to even the number of the teams and achieve parity, a proposal has been made to realign high school wrestling teams in the 32 districts and eight regions for state postseason individual competition. The proposal was presented to the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association League and Conferences committee Aug. 11. Once […]

Irvington’s Josh Evans returns ‘home’ again for NFL preseason game as Jaguars play Jets at MetLife Stadium, August 11

Irvington’s Josh Evans returns ‘home’ again for NFL preseason game as Jaguars play Jets at MetLife Stadium, August 11

IRVINGTON (updated Tuesday August 9, 9:56 a.m.) – Jacksonville Jaguars safety Josh Evans will make another homecoming when his team plays the New York Jets in teams’ preseason scrimmage opener on  August 11 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. Evans, entering his fourth season, has played his entire career for […]

Irvington running back Kareem Walker set to begin Michigan career

IRVINGTON (updated Tuesday August 9, 10:03 a.m.) – Kareem Walker is getting ready to begin his football career at the University of Michigan this fall. Walker, who turned 18 in May, was ranked as one of the nation’s top high school running backs last year. The 6-foot-1, 210-pound Irvington native led DePaul Catholic in Wayne […]

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