New coach Ashley Pierre gets first win as the Irvington HS football team rallies to win big in season opener

IRVINGTON, NJ – Ashley Pierre had a memorable debut as the Irvington High School head varsity football coach. The Blue Knights dominated after halftime to defeat Lincoln of Jersey City, 46-24, in the season opener on Friday, Sept. 9, in Jersey City to give Pierre his first victory. Senior quarterback Jyvon Brown threw for 210 […]

MLB Network host Brian Kenny discusses new book “Ahead of the Curve” at Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center on Sept. 27

UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ – MLB Network host and analyst Brian Kenny will discuss all things baseball and his acclaimed new book, “Ahead of the Curve: Inside the Baseball Revolution” at the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center on Sept. 27 at 7 p.m., followed by a booksigning. One of the game’s most eloquent and passionate […]

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. […]

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