UPDATE No. 2: Nutley HS girls’ basketball star Blair Watson honored for being named McDonald’s All-American

NUTLEY – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr., third from right, congratulates Nutley High School senior Blair Watson, second from left, for being named to the McDonald’s All-American Girls Basketball Team. Watson is the only student-athlete from New Jersey named to this year’s squad and just the ninth player from the Garden State in history. The McDonald’s restaurant at […]

Nutley HS boys’ basketball players earn honors

NUTLEY – Nutley High School’s Geoff Bevere, Matt Schettino and Marty Higgins earned boys’ basketball All-Super Essex Conference-Freedom Division honors. Bevere, a senior, made the first team; Schettino, a sophomore, made the second team; and Higgins, a freshman, made honorable mention. In addition, Bevere and Schettino made Worrall Media All-Area second team. The Raiders finished […]

Nutley HS girls’ basketball All-American Blair Watson is All-Area Player of the Year

NUTLEY – A player such as Blair Watson comes once in a generation; maybe a lifetime. Watson, a senior 6-foot-1, unquestionably had a terrific girls’ basketball career at Nutley High School, becoming the school’s all-time leading scorer for both boys’ and girls’ basketball. Watson, a McDonald’s All-American, finished her career with 2,127 points. She averaged […]

Nutley HS baseball team seeks to have another strong season

Rutgers-bound Anthony Condito leads the way for Raiders

Nutley HS baseball team seeks to have another strong season

NUTLEY – The Nutley High School baseball program always has been one of the best in Essex County. Year in and year out, the Raiders are considered one of the title contenders in  the Super Essex Conference-American Division, Greater Newark Tournament –  which is the considered the Essex County tournament – and the state tournament. […]

Nutley HS wrestlers earn All-Area honors

Darwin Pena is Wrestler of the Year; Mike DiPiano is Coach of the Year

Nutley HS wrestlers earn All-Area honors

NUTLEY – The Nutley High School varsity wrestling team, under first-year head coach Mike DiPiano, enjoyed a strong season. The Raiders took third overall at the Essex County Tournament, were seeded No. 1 in the state North Jersey Section 2, Group 3 tournament before losing in the semifinals to Governor Livingston, finished with a 15-6 […]

Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center hosting Kids’ Character Program on March 13

UPPER MONTCLAIR – The Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center will be conducting one of its series of new Character Development Programs for children in grades 3-5 this Sunday, March 13 at 1 p.m.  Developed by the Museum’s team of educators, the dynamic, innovative workshops help promote the honorable values – respect, courage, inclusion and […]

Nutley HS wrestler Darwin Pena goes 4-0 in wrestleback rounds at state tournament in Atlantic City; needs one win to get shot at bronze medal

NUTLEY – Nutley High School senior Darwin Pena has put himself in position to earn a bronze medal in the state wrestling tournament at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. Pena, the No. 6 seed in the bottom of the bracket of the 152-pound class, bounced back from losing in the pre-quarterfinals on Friday, March 4, […]

Nutley HS girls’ basketball team falls to West Morris in sectional tourney quarterfinals; All-American Blair Watson completes magnificent career

NUTLEY – The Nutley High School girls’ varsity basketball team’s quest to defend its state North Jersey Section 2, Group 3 tournament championship came up short as the 11th-seeded Lady Raiders fell to third-seeded West Morris, 50-43, in the quarterfinals on Wednesday, March 2. The loss marked the end of Blair Watson’s magnificent career. Watson, […]

Former Mets star Mookie Wilson to appear at Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center for book signing of ‘Kings of Queens: Life Beyond Baseball with the ’86 Mets’

UPPER MONTCLAIR – On April 7, former Mets star Mookie Wilson will appear at the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center with best-selling author Erik Sherman to discuss and sign copies of Sherman’s new book, “Kings of Queens: Life Beyond Baseball with the ’86 Mets.”  This year marks the 30th anniversary of the infamous world […]

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