NJSIAA builds on return-to-play plan

NJSIAA builds on return-to-play plan

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ — The official start of the fall sports season is being pushed back by approximately one month, with summer workouts for high school student-athletes — which schools could begin on July 13 — continuing until Aug. 28. Following summer workouts, also known as the “summer recess period,” there will be a two-week hiatus […]

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 […]

NJSIAA provides summer workout guidelines

NJSIAA provides summer workout guidelines

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association marked the initial step toward a fall season return to high school sports with the release of initial guidelines for summer workouts, formally known as the “summer recess period,” according to a June 19 press release from the NJSIAA. “The governor’s announcement today regarding youth […]

NJSIAA recognizes graduating Scholar-Athletes

NJSIAA recognizes graduating Scholar-Athletes

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — For the 2019-20 school year, the 27th annual Scholar-Athlete Awards initiative of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association has provided a certificate of recognition to 354 high school student-athletes. Under this ongoing program, each NJSIAA member school — nearly every high school in the state — has the opportunity to […]

NJSIAA creates COVID-19 task force

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association has established the COVID-19 Sports Advisory Task Force, a group of athletic directors from across the state who will consider a wide range of sports-specific proposals and recommendations with a focus on implementing, executing and enforcing potential modifications, according to a May 28 statement […]