Alshermond Singleton reflects on great football career

IRVINGTON, NJ – In the household of former Irvington High School football star Alshermond Singleton, it’s a good bet that his wife, Badia, gets most of the attention from the couple’s two young daughters. After all, their mother is a fine actress and is currently appearing in the hit Broadway musical – “School of Rock.” […]

Irvington HS football program holds National Signing Day ceremony

  WEST ORANGE, NJ – For the past few seasons, the Irvington High School football program has produced talented players. Under the guidance of head coach “Smoke” Pierre and his coaching staff, the Blue Knights have worked hard on and off the field, and the results have proven successful, with back-to-back eight-win playoff seasons in […]

Irvington HS football team boasts all-conference players

IRVINGTON, NJ – The Irvington High School varsity football team boasted several talented players who helped produced a second straight eight-win season. Under second-year head coach “Smoke” Pierre, the Blue Knights also won the North Jersey Super Football Conference-Freedom Division championship in the conference’s second year of existence. Irvington featured several players who earned All-NJSFC-Freedom […]

Cprrected: Irvington HS football schedule for 2018 released

Corrections: Irvington will play at Bergen Catholic and will host North Bergen. IRVINGTON, NJ (corrected Saturday Dec. 23, 6:23 a.m.) – The North Jersey Super Football Conference released the 2018 schedules. Irvington High School will open the season on Week Zero against Orange at home on August. 31. Irvington will remain in the Freedom Division. […]

Irvington HS defensive end Lancine Turay committs to UNC

IRVINGTON, NJ – Irvington High School senior Lancine Turay has given an oral commitment in acceping a football scholarship to the University of North Carolina. Turay, a defensive end, was one of several standout players for the Blue Knights, who won the North Jersey Super Football Conference-Freedom White Division title and reached the semifinals of […]

Irvington HS football team falls to Phillipsburg, 21-20, in playoff semifinals to finish 8-3 season

PHILLIPSBURG (updated Sunday Nov. 19, 12:18 p.m.) – The Irvington High School varsity football team’s drive for a state championship ended in heartbreaking fashion The fourth-seeded Blue Knights attempted a go-ahead two-point conversion late in the game, but came up short, as they lost at top-seeded and undefeated Phillipsburg, 21-20, Friday night, Nov. 17, in […]

Irvington HS football team seeks first-ever road playoff victory

IRVINGTON, NJ – The fourth-seeded Irvington High School varsity football team will visit No. 1-seeded Phillispburg in the semifinals of the NJSIAA North Jersey Section 2, Group 4 state playoffs on Friday night, Nov. 17. The Blue Knights are seeking their first-ever road playoff win. The Blue Knights, under second-year head coach and Irvington native […]

Irvington HS football team rallies past Linden to advance to semifinals of state playoffs

Photos by Steve Ellmore. Irvington (blue uniforms) vs. Linden, state playoffs, Nov 10. IRVINGTON, NJ (updated Monday Nov. 13, 9:59 a.m.) – The Irvington High School varsity football team kept alive its mission to win its first-ever state playoff championship with a stunning fourth-quarter rally. After being held scoreless for three quarters, the fourth-seeded Blue […]