Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center displays new exhibit, ‘Champions in Bronze’

UPPER MONTCLAIR – The Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center is pleased to announce the opening of  “Champions in Bronze”  – an exhibit of iconic sports sculptures by Marc Mellon, one of America’s foremost figurative sculptors. Known for his portrait busts, commemorative statues and other works in bronze, Mellon’s works are highly recognizable throughout the […]

Essex County HS basketball legends to be honored at dinner on April 28

A dinner honoring the all-time Essex County boys’ and girls’ basketball players who starred during the Essex County Tournament era will be held April 28 at 6 p.m. at the Franklin Steakhouse in Nutley. The ECT for boys began in 1947 and for girls in 1975. The cost is $25 per person. Tickets can be […]

UPDATE: Track and field action returns to Irvington HS

Blue Knights win opener in first home meet in 15 years; also excel at Kearny Relays

UPDATE: Track and field action returns to Irvington HS

IRVINGTON – The Irvington High School track and field program hosted its meet since 2001 on Friday, April 1, in the season opener. The boys’ team defeated North 13th Street Tech, 79-16. The following are IHS boys’ first-place winners: 400-meter intermediate hurdles: Da’John Graves, 65. 100-meter run: Peter Dummerand, 11.1. 1,600-meters: Jefferson Sainval, 5:35. 400-meters: […]

Irvington HS softball team boasts experience; seeks successful season

IRVINGTON – The Irvington High School varsity softball team returns a strong group from last year’s team and hopes to have a successful season. The Lady Blue Knights, despite losing sisters Linda and Leana Thomas to graduation, return the following players: Seniors: Aisha Springer, outfielder; Ashley Foreman, outfielder; Janecee Forde, first baseman; and Jada Forde, […]

Irvington HS track and field team wins season opener in first home meet since 2001

IRVINGTON – The Irvington High School track and field program hosted its first track and field meet since 2001 on Friday, April 1, in the season opener. The boys’ team defeated North 13th Street Tech, 79-16. The following are IHS first-place winners: 400-meter intermediate hurdles: Da’John Graves, 65. 100-meters: Peter Dummerand, 11.1. 1,600-meters: Jefferson Sainval, […]

Irvington HS boys’ basketball players earn honors

Irvington HS boys’ basketball players earn honors

IRVINGTON – The Irvington High School boys’ varsity basketball team featured four players who have earned All-Super Essex Conference-American Division honors. Senior power forward Othniel Nyameke made the first team; senior point guard Talik Lee made the second team and senior guard Jakylin Shuford and freshman forward Nasir Johnson made honorable mention. In addition, Nyameke […]

Irvington HS baseball team seeks solid season with senior-led group

IRVINGTON – Jamall Angoy truly loves the game of baseball. That passion is exhibited in his role as the head coach of the Irvington High School varsity baseball team. Indeed, Angoy wants his players to feed off his excitement. “I’m always optimistic,” Angoy said. “I’m enthused about the game. I’m enthused about baseball in itself. […]

Irvington HS girls’ basketball players earn honors

Irvington HS girls’ basketball players earn honors

IRVINGTON – The Irvington High School girls’ varsity basketball team, which finished with a 16-10 record under head coach Rashawnah French, featured players who have earned All-Super Essex Conference-Colonial Division honors. Junior guard Jessica Washington and senior forward Jasmine Williams made first team; senior forward Atonie Johnson made second team and junior guard Rhoda Agyemang […]

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