NJSIAA provides summer workout guidelines

NJSIAA provides summer workout guidelines

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association marked the initial step toward a fall season return to high school sports with the release of initial guidelines for summer workouts, formally known as the “summer recess period,” according to a June 19 press release from the NJSIAA. “The governor’s announcement today regarding youth […]

Schools to remain closed through school year, sports canceled

Schools to remain closed through school year, sports canceled

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy announced May 4 that New Jersey school buildings will remain closed through the rest of the school year. This announcement has also served as the final death knell for the spring 2020 sports season, which the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association had been hoping to resurrect at […]

Nutley Athlete of the Month: Owen Lockwood, fencing

Nutley Athlete of the Month: Owen Lockwood, fencing

NUTLEY, NJ — Owen Lockwood, a senior at Nutley High School, has been fencing for five years. He fences for four hours each day at Fencers Club in New York City and Top Fencing Club in Northvale. He has competed in multiple national tournaments. Lockwood has been named a high school All-American four times, took […]

Nutley Athlete of the Month: Abby Scheidel, basketball

Nutley Athlete of the Month: Abby Scheidel, basketball

NUTLEY, NJ — Abby Scheidel, a senior at Nutley High School, has been a member of the school’s basketball team since freshman year. So far, during her first three years of high school, Scheidel made All Conference. She finished her high school career with 241 three-pointers, which is second all-time for girls in the school’s […]

NJSIAA hopes to have spring season suspended by COVID-19 pandemic

NJSIAA hopes to have spring season suspended by COVID-19 pandemic

On April 1, the day that most of the sports for the spring high school season were supposed to begin, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association indicated that it is still hoping the season will take place. The NJSIAA suspended the spring season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to published reports, NJSIAA Assistant […]

COVID-19 pandemic suspends HS spring seasons

When will the high school spring teams resume activities? Will there even be a spring season? Those are the questions on the minds of many athletic directors, coaches, student-athletes, parents and fans. Right now, there are no answers. High school spring sports teams were getting ready for their seasons. The boys and girls lacrosse seasons […]

UPDATED: Nutley HS advances four wrestlers to NJSIAA tournament in Atlantic City

Jacob Gonzalez (145), Salvatore Mainiero (160), Nicolas Polewka (220) and Charles Searle (285) excel at Region 3

UPDATED: Nutley HS advances four wrestlers to NJSIAA tournament in Atlantic City

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Nutley High School wrestling program has enjoyed a rich tradition of excellence. The Raiders, under head coach Mike DiPiano Jr., rose to the occasion once again during the Region 3 tournament at West Orange on Feb. 26, 28-29. Nutley boasted four wrestlers who earned top-four finishes in their respective weight […]

Nutley HS boys basketball team gives good efforts this season

Nutley HS boys basketball team gives good efforts this season

NUTLEY, NJ — With just four victories, the Nutley High School boys basketball team has struggled this season competing in the always arduous Super Essex Conference. However, longtime head coach Bob Harbison’s team has consistently given good efforts against similar-caliber opponents. The Raiders have been led by seniors Chris Kruse, Aidan Ozdemir and Tyler Dick, […]

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