Irvington HS girls’ track and field team stellar at Bulldog Relays

Irvington HS girls’ track and field team stellar at Bulldog Relays

IRVINGTON, NJ – A young Irvington High School girls’ track and field team had a surprisingly strong showing at the Bulldog Relays at Malcolm X Shabazz High School Stadium in Newark on Saturday, April 22. Irvington finished in fourth place in a field of 14 teams. North Bergen High School won the team title. The […]

Irvington HS boys’ track and field team wins Jimmy Smalls Invitational

Irvington HS boys’ track and field team wins Jimmy Smalls Invitational

IRVINGTON, NJ – The Irvington High School boys’ track and field team won the Jimmy Smalls Invitational hosted by Hillside HIgh School on April 13. In the 100-meter dash, Al’Nazir Blackman took first place and Tavaughn Whyte was fifth. Dwight Henry took third in the 200-meter dash. Desmond Marfo won the 800-meter run. The “A” […]

Irvington HS boys’ track and field team defeats West Side and East Side

IRVINGTON, NJ – The Irvington High School boys’ track and field team defeated both West Side, 79-50, and East Side, 103-18, April 10, at IHS. IHS first-place finishers: 100-meters: Da’John Graves, 11.5. 200-meters: Al’ Nazir Blackman, 23.5. 400-meters:Michael Veltz, 52. 110-meter hurdles: Graves, 14.9. 1,600-meter run: Desmond Marfo, 5:01. 3,200-meters: Marfo, 11:42. 4×400-meter relay: Tavaughn […]

Irvington HS outdoor track and field teams gear up for seasons

IRVINGTON, NJ – The Irvington High School boys’ and girls’ outdoor track and field teams will begin the season March 31 against North 13th Street Tech at home. The Blue Knights also will host their invitational on April 6. The boys’ team is led by head coach Marvin Hawkins. The girls’ team is under the […]

Irvington HS indoor track and field hurlder Da’John Graves advances to state Meet of Champions

Irvington HS indoor track and field hurlder Da’John Graves advances to state Meet of Champions

IRVINGTON, NJ – Irvington High School’s Da’John Graves finished fourth in the 55-meter hurdles at the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association Group 3 state indoor track and field Championships on Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Bennett Complex in Toms River. Graves was clocked in 7.90. Graves will advance to the NJSIAA state Meet of […]

Irvington HS boys’ indoor track athletes excel at section meet

IRVINGTON, NJ – The Irvington High School boys’ indoor track and field team gave strong efforts at the North Jersey Section 2, Group 3 state Championships at the Bennett Center in Toms River on Saturday, Feb. 11. The Blue Knights finished ninth overall in the team standings. Da’John Graves won the 55-meter hurdles race in […]

Irvington HS indoor track and field team has expectations

IRVINGTON, NJ – This season head coach Marvin Hawkins has high expectations for his Irvington High School indoor track and field team. “The goal is to reestablish ourselves as a track and field power like the teams that dominated from 2004-2013,” said Hawkins. The boys are led by distance runners Michael Veltz and Desmond Marfo; […]

Irvington HS girls’ track and field program is on the rise

Irvington HS girls’ track and field program is on the rise

IRVINGTON – The Irvington High School girls’ track and field program, under head coach Barnes Reid,  is continually rising. Though none of the girls placed and qualified in the major meets, there were fine performances. In fact, they barely missed the placing times. The team’s dual-meet record improved. The Lady Blue Knights finished 3-4 after […]