Nutley’s Kraft signs national letter of intent to WV school

Nutley’s Kraft signs national letter of intent to WV school

NUTLEY, NJ — Jensen Kraft, of Nutley, has signed a national letter of intent accepting a volleyball scholarship to Davis & Elkins College, located in Elkins in West Virginia. Jensen, who attended St. Mary High School in Rutherford, won 12 varsity letters as a member of the volleyball, track and field, basketball and softball teams. […]

All-around athlete from Nutley excels for the MKA Cougars

All-around athlete from Nutley excels for the MKA Cougars

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Nutley resident Patricia Columbia-Walsh, a junior at Montclair Kimberley Academy, is excelling in both girls basketball and lacrosse for the Cougars, having earned Super Essex Conference–Colonial Division second-team honors this past winter in hoops and returning this spring as a starting midfielder for the MKA lax ladies, who were a 2019 Essex […]

Nutley girls volleyball defeats Bloomfield High 2-0

Nutley girls volleyball defeats Bloomfield High 2-0

BLOOMFIELD / NUTLEY — In a March 16 girls volleyball match, the Nutley High School Raiders beat the Bloomfield High School Bengals, 2-0, in two close games. The season opener for both teams saw Nutley win the first game 25-19 and the second game 25-21, making a third game unnecessary. Photos Courtesy of Jerry Simon

Nutley’s Columbia-Walsh excels as top forward for MKA hoops

Nutley’s Columbia-Walsh excels as top forward for MKA hoops

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Nutley resident Brennan Columbia-Walsh, a versatile 6-foot-4 junior forward for the Montclair Kimberley Academy basketball team, has continued to make considerable progress in his third year as a starter for the Cougars while developing into one of the better players in the Super Essex Conference Freedom Division. “Brennan has continued to get […]

NJSIAA announces postseason football plans

NJSIAA announces postseason football plans

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ — New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association, in coordination with officers of its Football Leagues and Conferences Committee, has announced plans for the 2020 football postseason. To be known as “Football Post-Season Groupings,” these playoff games will be played during weeks seven and eight of the season. Participation in Football Post-Season Groupings will […]

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 […]

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