Men of Essex give virtual awards to county’s best athlete scholars

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Men of Essex Inc. selected Irvington High School football phenom Mikai Gbayor as recipient of the 63rd annual Essex Award. Gbayor was a standout linebacker for Irvington High School and was named a 2020 All-American candidate by Sports Illustrated. He was named to the USA Today All–New Jersey first team. […]

Yogi Berra Museum recognizes ‘best teammates’ in the SEC

Yogi Berra Museum recognizes ‘best teammates’ in the SEC

LITTLE FALLS, NJ — Continuing a beloved tradition in local high school sports, for the ninth consecutive year the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center honored student athletes from member schools of the Super Essex Conference in a celebration of the qualities that made Yogi Berra a national treasure. Recipients of the 2021 Investors Bank […]

EOCHS student shot to death in East Orange

EOCHS student shot to death in East Orange

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The East Orange Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the homicide of an East Orange teenager, according to an Oct. 7 press release from the prosecutor’s office. On Tuesday, Oct. 6 Antoine Sanga-Niangara, 16, of East Orange, was fatally shot in the area […]

East Orange Campus roars in season opener

East Orange Campus roars in season opener

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange Campus Jaguars opened their shortened season against the Lancers of Livingston on Saturday, Oct. 3, at Paul Robeson Stadium in East Orange. East Orange is coming off a 9-2 campaign last season and hopes to keep the momentum going in the current season. With the season condensed due to […]

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 […]

EO Graduation Caravan fetes Class of 2020

EO Graduation Caravan fetes Class of 2020

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Due to COVID-19 regulations, the typical celebrations for graduating high school seniors have had to be put on hold. But East Orange officials organized a creative way to celebrate the scholars. The East Orange Graduation Caravan traveled throughout the entire city on Saturday, June 13, giving the community the opportunity to […]

13 area high school athletes earn best teammate honors

13 area high school athletes earn best teammate honors

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center honored 34 student athletes from member high schools of the Super Essex Conference in a celebration of the qualities that made Yogi Berra a national treasure. This is the eighth year in a row that the museum along with the SEC have presented the Best […]

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