Irvington wins easily over Passaic Tech

Irvington wins easily over Passaic Tech

IRVINGTON, NJ — It just so happened that in the week leading up to the Nov. 21 game between Irvington and Passaic Tech, both teams were looking to play their second postseason games. Irvington was originally scheduled to play East Orange Campus this past week but, due to a COVID-19–related reason, East Orange had canceled […]

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

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 […]

Nine Irvington HS athletes honored during school’s annual National Signing Day Ceremony

IRVINGTON, NJ – The Irvington High School athletic department held its annual National Signing Day ceremony, Wednesday, Feb. 6, at the IHS auditorium on National Signing Day. In front of a packed crowd that included friends, family members and dignitaries, nine IHS senior student-athletes signed with their respective colleges. They included Desmond Marfo and Andrea Jackson, […]

Irvington HS Hall of Fame 2019 induction class unveiled

IRVINGTON, NJ – The Irvington High School Athletic Hall of Fame committee has announced this year’s inductees. The inductees are: Josh Evans (modern player category, played in the last 30 years). Chris Love (historical player category, played more than 30 years ago). Barnes Reid (coach category, must have coached in eight seasons). 2006 boys’ track […]

Irvington HS football players earn conference accolades

IRVINGTON, NJ – The Irvington High School varsity football team enjoyed another stellar season under third-year head coach “Smoke” Pierre. The Blue Knights were runner-up in the NJSIAA North Jersey Section 2, Group 4 state playoffs en route to their third straight eight-win season. Irvington also won the Super Football Conference-Freedom White Division title for […]

Irvington HS football team falls to Phillipsburg in North 2, Group 4 state title game to end great 8-4 season

RVINGTON, NJ – Despite coming up one win short of its goal of winning the program’s first-ever state championship, the Irvington High School varsity football team can still take pride in posting yet another great season. Playing in its second ever state sectional final, the third-seeded Blue Knights lost at top-seeded Phillipsburg, 42-7, Saturday night, […]

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