Nutley’s Helyna Bissell reflects on softball career over the years

She earned a nursing degree at Morehead State

Nutley’s Helyna Bissell reflects on softball career over the years

NUTLEY, NJ — Helyna Bissell, of Nutley, recently completed her softball career at Division 1 Morehead State University on a full athletic scholarship. Bissell reflected on her time playing the sport she loved and the opportunities afforded her over her career.  “Looking back at my early years in youth ball at Nichols Park, I realize […]

UPDATED: Robeson All-Star Football Classic is set for June 9

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Paul Robeson All-Star Football Classic will take place on Thursday, June 9, at Paul Robeson Stadium in East Orange at 7 p.m. The Robeson Classic features graduating high school seniors. The East squad is composed of Essex and Hudson county players; the West team is composed of players from Morris, […]

UPDATED No. 2: Nutley HS softball team captures state sectional championship

UPDATED No. 2: Nutley HS softball team captures state sectional championship

NUTLEY, NJ — The Nutley High School softball team captured the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3, tournament championship with a convincing 10-5 win over West Morris in the final at Yanticaw Park in Nutley on Thursday, May 26. It was Nutley’s first state sectional title since 2015. They […]

Nutley HS softball team reaches state sectional final for third straight season; will host West Morris on Thursday, May 26

Nutley HS softball team reaches state sectional final for third straight season; will host West Morris on Thursday, May 26

NUTLEY, NJ — For the third straight season, the Nutley High School softball team, under longtime head coach Luann Zullo, has advanced to the championship game of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3, tournament. Nutley, seeded second, defeated third-seeded South Plainfield, 9-1, in the semifinal round on Tuesday, […]

Best Teammate Award recipients honored at ceremony at Yogi Berra Museum

Best Teammate Award recipients honored at ceremony at Yogi Berra Museum

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — For the 10th consecutive year, the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center hosted student athletes from member schools of the Super Essex Conference along with their families and coaches for a celebration of the qualities that made Yogi Berra a national treasure. The 39 recipients of the 2022 Yogi Berra Museum […]

Nutley HS baseball team clicks at the right time

Nutley HS baseball team clicks at the right time

NUTLEY, NJ — The Nutley High School baseball team, under longtime head coach Bob Harbison, has turned around its season. After a 2-4 start, the Raiders won eight of their next 11 games. In that stretch, Nutley made a great run in the Greater Newark Tournament. The sixth-seeded Raiders defeated 11th-seeded West Orange, 12-1, in […]

Nutley HS softball team upsets Livingston to reach ECT final

Nutley HS softball team upsets Livingston to reach ECT final

NUTLEY, NJ — The third-seeded Nutley High School softball team upset second-seeded Livingston, 3-2, on Sunday, May 15, at Seton Hall University’s Mike Sheppard Sr. Field in South Orange to advance to the Essex County Tournament championship. Lia DeMaio went 2-for-4 with a triple, an RBI, and a run; Fallyn Stoeckel and Gabriella Mariano each […]

Nutley HS softball team defeats Columbia to reach ECT semifinals

Nutley HS softball team defeats Columbia to reach ECT semifinals

NUTLEY/SOUTH ORANGE/MAPLEWOOD — The third-seeded Nutley High School softball team defeated sixth-seeded Columbia, 5-0, in the quarterfinal round of the Essex County Tournament at Yanticaw Park field on Tuesday, May 10. Nutley will face No. 2 seed Livingston in the semifinals doubleheader on Friday, May 13, at Mike Sheppard Sr. Field at Seton Hall University […]

Nutley HS boys lacrosse team wins its first SEC title in program history; Pergola nets 100th goal of the season

Nutley HS boys lacrosse team wins its first SEC title in program history; Pergola nets 100th goal of the season

NUTLEY, NJ — Tuesday, May 10, was another historical day for the Nutley High School Raiders lacrosse program. For the first time in the program’s 20-year history, the Nutley lacrosse team won their Super Essex Conference–Colonial Division.  Under third-year head coach Mike Salvatelli, the Raiders beat Newark East Side, 16-1, at Father Glotzbach Field to […]

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