Yogi Berra Museum to host ‘Celebration of Life’ on Sept. 25

Free family festival will honor remarkable life and legacy of Yogi Berra, one year after his passing

UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ – A free, family-friendly festival of art, baseball and other kids’ activities will be held at the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center on Sunday, Sept. 25 to help celebrate the life and legacy of one of America’s most beloved and legendary sports figures. The “Celebration of Life” will include magicians, mascots, […]

Irvington HS football team rolls past West Orange, 22-3, in home opener to improve to 2-0

Irvington HS football team rolls past West Orange, 22-3, in home opener to improve to 2-0

IRVINGTON, NJ – The Irvington High School varsity football team dominated from the start in its home opener. Junior running back/linebacker/strong safety Muadh “Nim” Abdus-Salaam rushed for 120 yards and a touchdown on 21 carries and recorded six tackles, including two for loss; and senior tight end/linebacker Tyhmir Lassiter and senior quarterback/defensive back Jyvon “Silky” […]

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 […]

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