Irvington HS boys’ basketball team moves to 2-3 record

IRVINGTON – The Irvington High School boys’ varsity basketball team defeated Edison and lost to both Ocean Township and Tottenville, N.Y. in the Huskies Classic at Matawan to move to a 2-3 record. Jakylin Shuford had 11 points and seven rebounds and fellow senior guard Othniel Nyameke had eight points and six rebounds in the […]

Irvington HS track athletes lead way at SEC meet, Marine Corps Relays

Irvington HS track athletes lead way at SEC meet, Marine Corps Relays

IRVINGTON – Senior Johnathan Carlton took sixth place in the 55-meter dash in 6.94 seconds and sophomore Michael Veltz, junior Jhamir Applewhite, senior Brandon Moreno and junior James Ely took sixth place in the 4×400-meter relay team in 3 minutes, 48.88 seconds to lead the Irvington High School boys’ indoor track and field team at […]

Irvington’s Jamir Brown will be honored by USA Track and Field New Jersey Association for second consecutive year

IRVINGTON – On Saturday January 16, 2016, Irvington’s Jamir Brown will be honored by the USA Track and Field New Jersey Association at the 24th Annual USATF New Jersey Awards Banquet. He is being recognized with the 9-10-year-old boys Mid-Distance Youth Chair Award.  For Jamir, this is the second consecutive year he will be acknowledged […]

Irvington HS boys’ hoop team defeats Orange in season opener

Irvington HS boys’ hoop team defeats Orange in season opener

IRVINGTON – Talik Lee had 14 points and four assists and Ahmere Nelson had 13 points, three rebounds and two assists to lead the Irvington High School boys’ varsity basketball team to a 55-44 home win over Orange in the season opener on Friday, Dec. 18. Ijah Jones had 12 points and Othniel Nyameke contributed […]

Irvington’s Kareem Walker chooses University of Michigan football

IRVINGTON – The Michigan-Ohio State football rivalry just got a bit more intense. That’s because Irvington resident Kareem Walker, a senior running back at DePaul Catholic High School in Wayne, has decided to sign a National Letter of Intent with the University of Michigan, a month after he reneged on his months-long commitment to Ohio […]

Irvington’s Dwayne Beckford leads Marian University (Ind.) football team to NAIA national championship victory; named Defensive Player of the Game for third straight time in playoffs

IRVINGTON – Irvington native Dwayne Beckford proved to be a dominant defensive player in his first season playing for the Marian University football team in Indianapolis, Ind. In fact, Beckford is a big reason why Marian is the 2015 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) national champions. Beckford a 6-foot-1, 240-pound senior linebacker, posted six […]

Irvington HS girls’ basketball team hopes to improve this season with five returning players leading the way

IRVINGTON – The Irvington High School girls’ varsity basketball team returns five players from a team looking to surpass last year’s five-win total. Those returnees will be the starters for head coach Rashawnah French’s team. French highlighted the players’ strengths. Jakiyah Martin, a senior point guard, brings speed and good defense. Jasmine Williams, a senior […]

Irvington HS boys’ basketball team vows to play hard this season

IRVINGTON – The Irvington High School boys’ varsity basketball team features a senior-dominated group this season. In fact, the Blue Knights will mainly go with seven seniors and one freshman in the rotation. But most of those seniors will have new roles this season. Nevertheless, second-year head coach Elias Brantley knows his team will come […]

Irvington HS winter teams’ schedules

IRVINGTON – The Irvington High School winter varsity teams will begin their seasons this weekend. The boys’ basketball team will host Orange and the girls’ basketball team will visit Livingston, both Friday, Dec. 18. The wrestling team will host its annual Christmas Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 19. The boys’ and girls’ indoor track teams will […]