IHS alum named interim coach of NFL team

IHS alum named interim coach of NFL team

IRVINGTON, NJ — Great talent has emerged from Irvington. And now Irvington High School School Class of 1994 alumnus Raheem Morris has been named the new interim head coach of the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons. A Hofstra University graduate, Morris was once the head coach of the NFL team Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Morris has replaced former […]

Irvington’s Gbayor nominated for Heart of a Giant Award

Irvington’s Gbayor nominated for Heart of a Giant Award

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington’s own Mikai Gbayor has been nominated for USA Football’s Heart of a Giant Award presented by Hospital for Special Surgery and the New York Giants. The award’s presenters have announced another set of outstanding tristate area high school football player nominees open for voting. These students have been nominated by their […]

Irvington football loses homecoming game to Pope John XXIII

Irvington football loses homecoming game to Pope John XXIII

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington High School football team lost 24-0 to Pope John XXIII on Oct. 17. The evening was still a win for many high schoolers though as they celebrated homecoming. The Homecoming Court included King Brandon White, Queen Mariah Manrique, Princess Marisol Villarreal, Prince A.B. Cedillo, Countess Tiana Jean Baptiste, Count Malone […]

Blue Knights are back in action

Blue Knights are back in action

IRVINGTON, NJ — The fall seasons are under way at Irvington High School. The Blue Knights football team played a home game against Bayonne on Oct. 2 and the boys soccer team played a home game against Roselle Park on Oct. 3. Photos Courtesy of Felicia Laguerre Owens

Imani Center set to close due to budget cuts

Imani Center set to close due to budget cuts

IRVINGTON, NJ — Located on the Irvington High School campus, the longstanding Imani Center is losing its funding. Gov. Phil Murphy’s revised fiscal 2021 budget proposes a cut of $11.917 million, which would bring an end to statewide school-based youth services programs, widely known as SBYSPs, effective Sept. 30. The budget cut would also mean […]

Gbayor commits to Nebraska University

Gbayor commits to Nebraska University

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mikai Gbayor, a member of the Irvington High School Class of 2021, committed to Nebraska University on Sept. 4. Gbayor, who has a grade-point average of 3.0, currently plays the position of linebacker on the IHS football team. In addition to Nebraska, Gbayor also received offers from LSU, Alabama, Michigan, Texas A&M, […]

Irvington HS student-athlete receives award for strength, perseverance

Irvington HS student-athlete receives award for strength, perseverance

IRVINGTON, NJ — What shows strength? For 2020 Irvington High School graduate Raymond Simmons, it was persevering despite injury and crushing disappointment. Named by his teammates as their captain in advance of the Blue Knights’ 2019 varsity football season, Simmons’ story was sufficiently inspiring to earn him this year’s annual Kearny Bank Strength Award, a […]

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 […]

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