Bloomfield cyclist Barak Pipkins wins title at national championships

Bloomfield cyclist Barak Pipkins wins title at national championships

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.

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 HS winter athletes receive conference and county honors

Bloomfield HS winter athletes receive conference and county honors

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Here are the Bloomfield High School winter athletes who have earned all-conference and all–Essex County honors. Boys basketball: All-Super Essex Conference–Colonial Division first team, Julian Paulino and Uma Kalu; second team, Shayne Hinton; honorable mention, Ramuel Gotrasse and Seth Edwards. Girls basketball: All–SEC–Colonial Division first team, Chiara Hilario and Lucy Heyman; second […]

Bloomfield HS wrestlers pin down SEC accolades

Bloomfield HS wrestlers pin down SEC accolades

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield High School wrestling team featured several All–Super Essex Conference– American Division honorees. The honorees were selected by the divisional coaches. Gerald Van Baelen, a senior, made the first team in the at-large category. Van Baelen finished fifth in the state Region 3 tournament in the 126-pound weight division and had […]

Gerald Van Baelen leads Bloomfield HS wrestling contingent at Region 3

Gerald Van Baelen leads Bloomfield HS wrestling contingent at Region 3

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield High School senior Gerald Van Baelen finished in fifth place in the 126-pound weight class at the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Region 3 tournament at West Orange High School on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 25 and 26. Van Baelen pinned Michael Hare, of West Morris, in 2:54 in the […]

Bloomfield HS wrestlers Kira Pipkins and Gianna Faura capture girls state individual titles

Bloomfield HS wrestlers Kira Pipkins and Gianna Faura capture girls state individual titles

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Kira Pipkins and Gianna Faura are queens of the mat. At the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s girls wrestling state individual finals held at Phillipsburg High School on Sunday, Feb. 20, the two Bloomfield High School wrestlers captured titles in their respective weight classes. Pipkins, a junior, won the 120-pound title, […]

Bloomfield HS wrestler Juan Millan leads Bengals at District 9 tournament

Bloomfield HS wrestler Juan Millan leads Bengals at District 9 tournament

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Juan Millan, a junior, captured the 120-pound weight class title to lead the Bloomfield High School wrestling team at the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s District 9, tournament on Saturday, Feb. 19, at Nutley High School. Millan also won the District 9 Outstanding Wrestler award. Senior Gerald Van Baelen and freshman […]

Bloomfield HS female wrestlers advance to state finals

Kira Pipkins, Gianna Faura capture North Region titles

Bloomfield HS female wrestlers advance to state finals

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield High School wrestlers Kira Pipkins and Gianna Faura won their respective titles at the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s North Region girls wrestling tournament held at Franklin High School in Somerset on Saturday, Feb. 12. Pipkins, a junior, posted an 8-0 major decision over Katrina Kling, of Warren Hills, in […]

Bloomfield HS wrestling team defeats Secaucus

Bloomfield HS wrestling team defeats Secaucus

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield High School wrestling team hosted Secaucus in a nonconference match on Wednesday, Feb. 2, at the Pit. The Bengals, 52-21. 106 pounds: Santino Leon, Secaucus, pin Anthony Lizama, 3:38. 113: Jacob Orlando, Secaucus, dec. Ahlexa Montalvo, 5-2. 120: Juan Millan, Bloomfield, pin Michael Munoz, 1:38. 126: Gerald Van Baelen won by […]

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