BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield High School wrestling team enjoyed a good outing at the Essex County Tournament on Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 25-26, at Richard J. Codey Arena in West Orange. The Bengals took eighth place overall out of 22 high schools. Here are the top Bengals results. Senior Rahjohn Plummer (132-pound weight class), […]
BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield High School senior Kira Pipkins won the 126-pound title at the girls wrestling Bergen County Tournament at Rockland Community College in Suffern, N.Y., on Sunday, Jan. 22. In the final, she won a 4-1 decision over Liliana Zaku-Ramos, of Newton-Kittatinny. Pipkins also won her 100th career match at the tournament, becoming […]
BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield High School girls wrestling program hosted a tournament on Monday, Jan. 16. The photo gallery above shows Bloomfield girls in action. Photos Courtesy of Jerry Simon
BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield High School wrestling team hosted Caldwell on Wednesday, Jan. 4. Caldwell won 58-16. Here are the results: 106-pound weight class: Carmine Sipper, Caldwell, pinned Matthew Miller 5:13. 113: Dominic Holler, Caldwell, pinned Anthony Lizama 4:58. 120: Solomon Soriente, Caldwell, technical fall over Ahlexa Montalvo 25-10, 5:15. 126: Kira Pipkins, Bloomfield, […]
BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield High School wrestling team defeated Secaucus 54-15 on Monday Dec. 19 at home. Here are the results: 113-pound weight class: Jacob Orlando, Secaucus, decisioned Anthony Lizama 11-4. 120: Ahlexa Montalvo, Bloomfield, pinned Andrei Delos-Santos 1:25. 126: Kira Pipkins, Bloomfield, pinned Alex Lopez 0:26. 132: Dean Costantino, Secaucus, decisioned Rahjohn Plummer […]
BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield High School wrestling program, under head coach Ryan Smircich, enters the season with much optimism. On the girls side, the program will be led by senior Kira Pipkins, arguably the best female wrestler in the state. Pipkins is a three-time New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association girls state champion. “This […]
Bloomfield HS girls wrestler Kira Pipkins to train at U.S. Olympic center in Colorado Springs, Colo.
BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield High School senior standout wrestler Kira Pipkins has been selected to participate in a developmental training wrestling camp at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., Nov. 3-6. As a junior last winter, Pipkins won her third straight New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s girls state individual title, capturing […]
BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Barak Pipkins, Class of 2017, was a standout football player and wrestler at Bloomfield High School. When he attended college at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, he got into cycling. Pipkins liked cycling so much that he eventually joined a team, Edge Cycling, and started training. In just a few short years, […]
UPDATED No. 2: Bloomfield HS girls wrestlers Gianna Faura and Kira Pipkins enjoy great showings at USA Wrestling Junior Nationals in Fargo, N.D.
BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield High School girls wrestling state champions Gianna Faura and Kira Pipkins enjoyed great showings at the USA Wrestling Junior Nationals at the FargoDome in Fargo, N.D., July 16-19. Faura, who graduated in June, finished between eighth and 12th place out of 60 competitors in the 200-pound weight class. She was a […]
BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Gianna Faura and Kira Pipkins, who both won state championships in girls wrestling this past winter, are getting ready to compete in the 2022 USA Wrestling Junior and 16U National Championships at the FargoDome in Fargo, N.D., July 16-22. Faura, a graduated senior, won the 235-pound crown to cap an unbeaten season […]