Nutley Female Athlete of the Month

Nutley Female Athlete of the Month

Samantha Gabriele, NHS senior — Soccer What got you interested in playing soccer in the first place? Soccer has been a big part of my life ever since I was little. Growing up having older brothers, we were constantly in the backyard playing sports, and they were involved in their own soccer teams, so of […]

Nutley Male Athlete of the Month

Nutley Male Athlete of the Month

Dante Contella NHS senior, Football team When did you start playing football? What are some of the benefits of the game? I started playing flag football in first grade, then tackle football in third grade and I have been playing ever since. Some benefits are that once you’re on the field you can forget about […]

Nutley HS football: A century of glorious moments

Nutley HS football: A century of glorious moments

NUTLEY, NJ — The first year for the Nutley High School football program was in 1919. A century has passed, and there have been some glorious teams, players, moments and coaches in the history of Maroon Raiders football. One person who has followed the Raiders for decades is Carl Gardner. A 1957 NHS graduate, Gardner […]

Nutley/Columbia co-op hockey seeks another great season

Nutley/Columbia co-op hockey seeks another great season

NUTLEY/MAPLEWOOD, NJ — During the 2018-19 scholastic hockey season, one of the biggest stories was that a co-op team representing Morris Knolls/Morris Hills won a state championship. Morris Hills has been involved in league play since the 1958-59 season, but until last winter had never earned a championship. In the local area, last winter was […]

Nutley HS football team to visit Sparta in playoffs

Nutley HS football team to visit Sparta in playoffs

NUTLEY — The Nutley High School football team, seeded eighth, will visit top-seeded Sparta in the quarterfinals of the North Jersey Section 2, Group 3 playoffs this Friday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m. The Raiders have won three straigtht games to improve to 5-4 on the season. Nutley is coming off a 40-3 win at […]

Nutley Female Athlete of the Month

Nutley Female Athlete of the Month

Bella Swann, NHS senior, Girls volleyball team What got you interested in playing volleyball? “I started playing volleyball at USYVL, in California, when I was around 10 years old. From there I played in middle school and fell in love with the sport.” What’s your favorite thing about playing volleyball? “My favorite thing about playing […]

Nutley Male Athlete of the Month

Nutley Male Athlete of the Month

JP Maruri, NHS senior boys soccer What got you interested in playing soccer? “Watching my older brother and watching my dad play soccer is what got me most interested in playing soccer.” What are your favorite memories as a player? “My favorite memory as a soccer player was playing in a state cup game. We […]

Nutley HS football team tops Snyder for second straight win

Nutley HS football team tops Snyder for second straight win

NUTLEY, NJ — The Nutley High School football team defeated Snyder of Jersey City, 36-8, Saturday afternoon, Oct. 26, at the Park Oval for its second straight win to improve to 4-4 on the season. Senior quarterback Justin Lucia completed eight of 10 passes for 211 yards to lead the Raiders. Senior running back Dante […]

UPDATED: Nutley HS girls soccer team gives competitive efforts

UPDATED: Nutley HS girls soccer team gives competitive efforts

NUTLEY — The Nutley High School girls soccer team has been quite competitive despite having a losing record. The Raiders, under head coach Mike DiPiano, had a 5-9 record through Oct. 21. However, six of the losses have been by one goal, including  three in overtime. The other three losses have been to teams ranked […]

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