Nutley’s Monica Labib provides fine senior leadership for Montclair Kimberley Academy’s girls basketball team during winning season

Nutley’s Monica Labib provides fine senior leadership for Montclair Kimberley Academy’s girls basketball team during winning season

NUTLEY/MONTCLAIR — Montclair Kimberley Academy’s girls basketball team recently completed a solid 13-8 season, including a fine 9-2 mark to finish as the runner-up to Newark East Side (16-5, 10-0) in the Super Essex Conference–Independence Division standings. One of the leaders for the MKA Cougars was senior guard Monica Labib of Nutley. The veteran backcourt […]

Nutley HS wrestlers compete at Region 3

Nutley HS wrestlers compete at Region 3

NUTLEY, NJ — France Graffeo and William Jennings, both juniors, represented Nutley High School at the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Region 3 wrestling tournament at West Orange High School on Friday, Feb. 25. Both lost in the first round to become eliminated. Graffeo was pinned by Joey Tantawi, of Hanover Park, in 4:24 […]

Bloomfield HS boys basketball team defeats Nutley; gains No. 4 seed in North 1, Group 4, sectional tournament

Bloomfield HS boys basketball team defeats Nutley; gains No. 4 seed in North 1, Group 4, sectional tournament

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield High School boys basketball team defeated Nutley, 58-38, on Tuesday, Feb. 22, at home. The Bengals improved to an 18-6 overall record on the season. Nutley moved to 14-13. The Bengals, seeded fourth, will host No. 13 seed North Bergen in the first round of the New Jersey State Interscholastic […]

UPDATED: France Graffeo and William Jennings leads host Nutley HS wrestling team at District 9 tournament; NHS assistant coach Nick Ritacco earns honor

UPDATED: France Graffeo and William Jennings leads host Nutley HS wrestling team at District 9 tournament; NHS assistant coach Nick Ritacco earns honor

NUTLEY, NJ — The Nutley High School wrestling hosted the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s District 9, tournament on Saturday, Feb. 19. France Graffeo and William Jennings, both juniors, finished in third place in the 126-pound and 190-pound weight classes, respectively, to lead the NHS Raiders. In the third-place consolation, Graffeo pinned Adam Michaels, […]

Nutley HS wrestler Mariah Koster finishes in fourth place at the state girls individual finals

Nutley HS wrestler Mariah Koster finishes in fourth place at the state girls individual finals

NUTLEY — Nutley High School junior Mariah Koster enjoyed a great showing at the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s girls wrestling individual finals held at Phillipsburg High School on Sunday, Feb. 20. Koster, the first-ever NHS girls wrestler to qualify for the state finals, finished in third place in the 100-pound weight class. Koster, […]

Nutley HS honors 10 student-athletes during college signing day ceremony

Nutley HS honors 10 student-athletes during college signing day ceremony

NUTLEY, NJ — Nutley High School honored 10 student-athletes during a signing day ceremony on Wednesday, Feb. 16. The following student-athletes announced their college commitments to continue their athletic careers: Frankie Kokos, Misericordia University, football. Paul Poplawski, Kutztown University, football. Matthew Harbison, The College of New Jersey, football. Nick Schroeder, York College, basketball. Allison Huelbig, […]

Nutley HS girls wrestlers excel at North Region tournament

Nutley HS girls wrestlers excel at North Region tournament

NUTLEY – Nutley High School has a rich tradition in the sport of wrestling. The boys have enjoyed success on the county and state levels over the years.  But now there is tremendous potential with the girls program. That is evident after the performances of junior Mariah Koster and sophomore Isabella Bobadilla at the New […]

Nutley HS girls bowling team wins county tournament title

Nutley HS girls bowling team wins county tournament title

NUTLEY, NJ — The Nutley High School boys and girls bowling teams have enjoyed successful seasons this winter. Under the guidance of second-year head coach Frank Sasso, both teams won their respective Super Essex Conference–American Division titles for the regular season. The girls had a 13-1 record, while the boys went 12-2. Both teams also […]

Nutley’s Brennan Columbia–Walsh excels for Montclair Kimberley Academy boys hoops this season

Nutley’s Brennan Columbia–Walsh excels for Montclair Kimberley Academy boys hoops this season

By Steve Tober Correspondent NUTLEY, NJ — Four-year starting forward Brennan Columbia–Walsh, a Nutley resident, is in the midst of a fine senior season for the Montclair Kimberley Academy basketball team as he winds up an outstanding scholastic career for the Cougars. The Yale-bound 6-foot-5 senior forward entered recent action averaging 10 points and 7 […]