Men of Essex, Inc. honors Essex County scholar-athletes and Athletes of Year

Men of Essex, Inc. honors Essex County scholar-athletes and Athletes of Year

The Men of Essex, Inc. has selected track phenom Reanda Richards of West Essex Regional High School to be the recipient of the 2018 “Essex Award.” The 60th Anniversary Essex Awards dinner banquet was held on Wednesday, May 16, at Cedar Hill Golf & Country Club in Livingston. Richards broke a 36-year-old meet record in […]

Irvington HS track and field teams give good efforts at SEC meet

The Irvington High School boys’ and girls’ track and field teams gave good efforts at the Super Essex Conference-Liberty Division Championships held at Schools Stadium in Newark on May 11. The boys’ team finished fourth overall in the boys’ team standings and the girls’ team took fifth overall in the girls’ team standings. Dwight Henry […]

1992-93 Irvington HS boys’ hoop team had memorable run

Eugene Robinson was key player; reflects on 24-2 season that included conference, county and state titles

1992-93 Irvington HS boys’ hoop team had memorable run

Correction: In the photo, Eugene Robinson is standing far left. IRVINGTON, NJ – As the head boys’ basketball coach at Irvington High School and later at Columbia High, Eugene Robinson has experienced some top moments in the hardwood game. But for Robinson, the ultimate thrill came in the winter of 1992-93. That season he was […]

Irvington HS Athletic Hall of Fame holds induction ceremony

Irvington HS Athletic Hall of Fame holds induction ceremony

    Photos by Felicia Laguerre Owens: Irvington Hall of Fame induction ceremony IRVINGTON, NJ – The Irvington High School Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony took place Thursday, May 10, at IHS. The following were inducted in these categories: MODERN PLAYER • Ramadan Brunson, boys’ basketball, 1990-93. He was an All-State point guard. HISTORICAL PLAYER • […]

Irvington HS boys’ track and field team enjoys 8-3 dual-meet season

The Irvington High School boys’ track and field team, under head coach Marvin Hawkins, finished its dual-meet season with an 8-3 record after defeating Belleville and Orange on May 8 at the IHS Sports Complex. Boys team scores Orange 44, Belleville 25 Irvington 86, Belleville 31 Irvington 84, Orange 33 IHS first-place winners: 400-meter intermediate […]

Irvington HS football duo sees their siblings graduate from Rutgers

Irvington HS football duo sees their siblings graduate from Rutgers

Photos by Nhemie Theodore Irvington High School seniors Jasiah Provillon and Lancine Turay will be continuing their football careers at rival schools North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina, respectively. Their brothers, Nixon Provillon and Kemoko Turay, are football players at Rutgers University who will be graduating this Sunday, May 13. Kemoko […]

Irvington HS track and field teams give good efforts at County Relays; boys’ coach Marvin Hawkins to be inducted into IHS Hall of Fame

Irvington HS track and field teams give good efforts at County Relays; boys’ coach Marvin Hawkins to be inducted into IHS Hall of Fame

IRVINGTON, NJ – The Irvington High School boys’ and girls’ track and field teams enjoyed solid efforts at the Essex County Relays on Friday, May 4, at Livingston HS. On the boys’ side, the shuttle hurdles relay team finished fourth in 1:02.79. The 4×400-meter relay team took fifth in 3:25.95. The 4×100-meter relay team finished […]

Alshermond Singleton reflects on great football career

Linebacker enjoyed memorable thrills at IHS, Temple, NFL; will be inducted into Irvington Hall of Fame

Alshermond Singleton reflects on great football career

IRVINGTON, NJ – In the household of former Irvington High School football star Alshermond Singleton, it’s a good bet that his wife, Badia, gets most of the attention from the couple’s two young daughters. After all, their mother is a fine actress and is currently appearing in the hit Broadway musical – “School of Rock.” […]