Irvington-based Jersey Heat Track Club gears up for Indoor National Championships in Staten Island, N.Y.

IRVINGTON – From Friday and Sunday, March 11-13, 11 members of the Irvington-based Jersey Heat Track Club will be competing in the 2016 USATF Hershey Youth Indoor National Championships being contested at the Ocean Breeze Sports Complex in Staten Island, N.Y. This fantastic group of student-athletes will be contesting 22 individual events and three relays […]

Irvington HS indoor track and field teams post promising season

IRVINGTON – The Irvington High School boys’ and girls’ indoor track and field teams had a promising season. The Blue Knights featured several athletes who posted fine efforts. Sophomore Michael Veltz ran 2:07 in the 800-meters and 53.8 in the 400-meters in his first year of competition. Senior Johnathan Carlon ran 6.87 in the 55-meters […]

Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center hosting Kids’ Character Program on March 13

UPPER MONTCLAIR – The Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center will be conducting one of its series of new Character Development Programs for children in grades 3-5 this Sunday, March 13 at 1 p.m.  Developed by the Museum’s team of educators, the dynamic, innovative workshops help promote the honorable values – respect, courage, inclusion and […]

Former Mets star Mookie Wilson to appear at Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center for book signing of ‘Kings of Queens: Life Beyond Baseball with the ’86 Mets’

UPPER MONTCLAIR – On April 7, former Mets star Mookie Wilson will appear at the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center with best-selling author Erik Sherman to discuss and sign copies of Sherman’s new book, “Kings of Queens: Life Beyond Baseball with the ’86 Mets.”  This year marks the 30th anniversary of the infamous world […]

Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center to host screening of ‘Fastball’ on March 22

UPPER MONTCLAIR – Just in time for the upcoming baseball season, the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center, located on the campus of Montclair State University, will host a special screening on March 22 of the acclaimed documentary “Fastball,” which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2015. Featuring  MLB stars and 20 Hall of […]

Irvington HS boys’ basketball team concludes season

IRVINGTON – The Irvington High School boys’ varsity basketball team, under head coach Elias Brantley, concluded its season with a tough 51-50 home loss to Union on Feb. 26 in the finale. Senior guard Othniel Nyameke scored 18 points; senior guard Ijah Jones had nine points; senior forward Jakylin Shuford had eight; senior guard Talik […]

Irvington HS wrestler Tyhmir Lassiter enjoys good showing at Region 3 Tournament

Junior 182-pounder nearly qualified for state tournament in Atlantic City

IRVINGTON – Irvington High School wrestler Tyhmir Lassiter enjoyed a strong showing at the Region 3 Tournament at Union High School. Lassiter, a junior, finished in fifth/sixth place in the 182-pound weight class. After receiving a preliminary-round bye, Lassiter won in the quarterfinals on Feb. 24. Lassiter needed just one more win to guarantee a […]

Jack Renkens to speak at Nutley HS about college athletic recruiting process

NUTLEY –National keynote speaker Jack Renkens of Recruiting Realities will bring his unique, no-nonsense presentation on college athletic recruiting to Nutley High School on Tuesday, March 15, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. “It’s a Game… Know the Rules” is guaranteed to serve as a reality check for families of student-athletes looking to get their […]

New Jersey Fencing Alliance to host prestigious Steve Sobel SYC & Cadet International tournament at NJ EXPO Center, Feb. 26-28

MAPLEWOOD – For the sixth year in a row, the New Jersey Fencing Alliance is proud to announce it will host the Steve Sobel Super Youth Circuit (SYC) & Cadet International tournament from February 26 to 28 at the New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center. This is the largest fencing event ever to be held […]

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