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 […]

NJSIAA recognizes graduating Scholar-Athletes

NJSIAA recognizes graduating Scholar-Athletes

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — For the 2019-20 school year, the 27th annual Scholar-Athlete Awards initiative of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association has provided a certificate of recognition to 354 high school student-athletes. Under this ongoing program, each NJSIAA member school — nearly every high school in the state — has the opportunity to […]

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 […]

NJSIAA hopes to have spring season suspended by COVID-19 pandemic

NJSIAA hopes to have spring season suspended by COVID-19 pandemic

On April 1, the day that most of the sports for the spring high school season were supposed to begin, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association indicated that it is still hoping the season will take place. The NJSIAA suspended the spring season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to published reports, NJSIAA Assistant […]

COVID-19 pandemic suspends HS spring seasons

When will the high school spring teams resume activities? Will there even be a spring season? Those are the questions on the minds of many athletic directors, coaches, student-athletes, parents and fans. Right now, there are no answers. High school spring sports teams were getting ready for their seasons. The boys and girls lacrosse seasons […]

West Orange HS’ Sandra Guererro wins state girls wrestling tournament title; Precious Opara finishes runner-up

West Orange HS’ Sandra Guererro wins state girls wrestling tournament title; Precious Opara finishes runner-up

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School seniors Sandra Guerrero and Precious Opara showed they are among the best high school girls wrestlers in the state. At the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association girls wrestling tournament at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City on March 7, Guerrero won the 215-pound title, while Opara finished […]

West Orange HS wrestler Daniel Pereira gives strong effort at state tourney

Adonis May also competes in Atlantic City

West Orange HS wrestler Daniel Pereira gives strong effort at state tourney

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — West Orange High School wrestler Daniel Pereira enjoyed a great run at the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association tournament at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. On the first day, March 5, Pereira, seeded 11th in the 195-pound class, dropped a tough 7-6 decision to No. 22 seed Mikal Taylor of […]

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