West Orange resident Ayantu Flowers stars as a captain for the Montclair Kimberley Academy girls basketball team this season

West Orange resident Ayantu Flowers stars as a captain for the Montclair Kimberley Academy girls basketball team this season

By Steve Tober Correspondent WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange resident Ayantu Flowers is enjoying a fine senior season as tri-captain and top contributor for the Montclair Kimberley Academy girls basketball team. The 5-foot-8 guard has been averaging 7.4 points, 5.5 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1 block per game for the Cougars, who have put […]

Maplewood’s Taylor Powell boosts Montclair Kimberley Academy girls basketball team this season

Maplewood’s Taylor Powell boosts Montclair Kimberley Academy girls basketball team this season

By Steve Tober Correspondent MAPLEWOOD — Maplewood resident Taylor Powell is a key starting junior forward for the Montclair Kimberley Academy girls basketball team, which is competing for a Super Essex Conference–Independence Division title this winter season. “We’ve been looking for big things in the paint from Taylor who is improving her post moves and […]

Belleville resident and eighth-year head coach Anthony Rea leads young, promising Montclair Kimberley Academy football team this season

Belleville resident and eighth-year head coach Anthony Rea leads young, promising Montclair Kimberley Academy football team this season

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Belleville resident Anthony Rea recently completed his eighth season as the head football coach at Montclair Kimberley Academy, guiding a very young Cougars squad to a highly-competitive 4-6 record. Rea (39-39 record), who had previously been an assistant coach at MKA and William Paterson University, took over the reins of the Cougar […]

West Orange’s Ayantu Flowers sparks Montclair Kimberley Academy field hockey team to fine fall season; gears up for girls basketball season

West Orange’s Ayantu Flowers sparks Montclair Kimberley Academy field hockey team to fine fall season; gears up for girls basketball season

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange resident Ayantu Flowers, a senior at Montclair Kimberley Academy, is now getting ready for her fourth varsity season as a top player for the Cougars girls basketball team. But during the 2021 fall season she enjoyed another solid campaign as a top defender for the MKA field hockey team […]

Belleville resident Sofia Vinasco enjoys fine season for Montclair Kimberley Academy girls soccer

Belleville resident Sofia Vinasco enjoys fine season for Montclair Kimberley Academy girls soccer

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Belleville resident Sofia Vinasco completed a fine junior season for the Montclair Kimberley Academy girls soccer team, contributing 3 goals and 2 assists for the Cougars (12-7-2) who reached the finals of the state prep B-Division Tournament and fell to Immaculate Heart in the NJSIAA Non-Public North B state tournament sectional final. […]

SEC recently announced all-conference teams for track and field

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Super Essex Conference recently named students to all-conference teams in track and field. Girls track and field – American Division: Columbia High School – First team: Sabrina McCrear for intermediate hurdles. Second team: Kamali Hoff for the high hurdles. Irvington High School – Second team: Raphae Guthrie for the shot […]

SEC recently announced all-conference teams for golf

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Super Essex Conference–American Division recently named students to all-conference teams in golf. Named to the first team are: West Essex Regional High School’s Garrett Kessler and Ava Lozito; Newark Academy’s Nathan Drogin and Kevin Ha; Millburn High School’s Blake Oppenheim, Nate Beck and Richard Erhardt; and Livingston High School’s Zach […]

SEC recently announced all-conference teams for lacrosse

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Super Essex Conference recently named students to all-conference teams in boys and girls lacrosse. Boys lacrosse In the American Division, first team honors went to Seton Hall Prep’s Quinn Moore, Max Merklinger, Matt Wrede, David Whelan and Ryan DellaRocco; West Essex Regional High School’s Jack Massotto and Michael Drago; Caldwell […]

Men of Essex give virtual awards to county’s best athlete scholars

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Men of Essex Inc. selected Irvington High School football phenom Mikai Gbayor as recipient of the 63rd annual Essex Award. Gbayor was a standout linebacker for Irvington High School and was named a 2020 All-American candidate by Sports Illustrated. He was named to the USA Today All–New Jersey first team. […]