Irvington HS alum Josh Evans returns to football in new AAF

IRVINGTON, NJ – Josh Evans, a former legendary Irvington High School athlete, is back in football. The 2009 IHS graduate plays for the Orlando Apollos of the new American Alliance of Football. Evans, a safety, had 12 total tackles through six games. Orlando was in first place in the Eastern Conference with a 5-1 record. […]

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

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 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

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, […]

UPDATED No. 2: Irvington HS football team prevails over Randolph in double overtime to advance to North 2, Group 4 state playoff final

UPDATED No. 2: Irvington HS football team prevails over Randolph in double overtime to advance to North 2, Group 4 state playoff final

IRVINGTON, NJ – For the second week in a row, the Irvington High School football team pulled off a thrilling comeback win in the state playoffs. The reward is a trip to the state championship game. Junior kicker Clervency Prince kicked a 33-yard field goal in double overtime to lift the third-seeded Blue Knights to […]

UPDATED: Irvington HS football team rallies in fourth quarter to topple West Morris and advance to North 2, Group 4 semifinals

UPDATED: Irvington HS football team rallies in fourth quarter to topple West Morris and advance to North 2, Group 4 semifinals

IRVINGTON, NJ (updated Monday Nov. 5, 11:41 a.m.)  – The season seemed to be slipping away. The Irvington High School varsity football team trailed by nine points midway through the fourth quarter. But the Blue Knights showed their resiliency. As rain poured down throughout the night, head coach “Smoke” Pierre’s team poured it on down […]

Irvington HS football team surges into the playoffs

Irvington HS football team surges into the playoffs

IRVINGTON, NJ – The Blue Knights are red-hot. The Irvington High School varsity football team is entering the state playoffs this weekend on a roll. The Blue Knights, riding a four-game winning streak, are the No. 3 seed in the NJSIAA North Jersey Section 2, Group 4 state playoff and will host No. 6 seed […]

Irvington HS football team blanks Ferris, 38-0

Irvington HS football team blanks Ferris, 38-0

IRVINGTON, NJ – The Irvington High School varsity football team defeated Ferris, 38-0, Saturday, Oct. 13 in Jersey City for its second win in a row to improve to 4-3 on the season. It was also the Blue Knights’ first shutout of the season. Mohamed Toure set the tone of the game with two quick […]

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