Bloomfield Announces New Little League Structure for 2018

December 12, 2017

BLOOMFIELD--In the fall of 2017 the Township of Bloomfield made a formal request to the Eastern Region Headquarters of Little League Baseball to merge American Little League and National Little into one combined league. With full support of the American Little League Board, National Little League Board, Board of Recreation Commissioners and ultimately Little League Baseball our request was ...

Sports Teams May Build Hockey and Soccer Venues Next To Belmont Park

The cat's out of the bag! Rumors about all the space surrounding Belmont Park that have been circulating around Nassau and Suffolk counties for years have been put on the table.

The New York Islanders National Hockey League Team and the New York City Football Club, a professional soccer team, laid out their plans for a new 18,000-seat indoor arena for hockey and a 26,000-seat for soccer at ...

Statewide Steroid Testing of High School Athletes Yields One Positive Result

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ – The results are in for NJSIAA’s 2016-17 random steroid testing program for New Jersey’s scholastic athletes. Of the 502 male and female student-athletes tested, one was found to be positive for any of 80 banned substances, including anabolic steroids. 

The athletes tested under the annual NJSIAA program – all of whom were drawn from teams that ...

Eric Katz Appointed as Head Coach for Maccabi USA's Youth Men's Baseball Team for the 2018 International Maccabi Youth Games

PHILADELPHIA, PA –  Eric Katz, of Watchung [formally of Berkeley Heights], was appointed as Head Coach of the Youth Men's Baseball team at the 2018 International Maccabi Youth Games. Katz has been coaching youth baseball for many years and led the MetroWest JCC baseball teams to six medals between 2008-2014, including two of which were gold.

“It is a ...

NJSIAA: “Bowl Games” Could be Coming with Massive Changes Approved for Football Playoffs

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ – A major overhaul to the state’s high school football playoffs and seeding system was approved by the NJSIAA’s member schools at their annual business meeting on Monday.

Public school football programs throughout the state will play to a two-champion per group tournament, which amounts to one game more than what is currently played. 

Traditional ...

Bloomfield's Joseph Bumpus Named Finalist for USA Football Heart of a Giant Award

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Bloomfield’s own Joseph Bumpus was recently announced as one of the seven finalists for USA Football’s Heart of a Giant Award presented by Hospital for Special Surgery & New York Giants.

Nominated based on his commitment, teamwork, will, character and dedication, Bumpus is a standout student-athlete who is dedicated to community service projects including ...

State Champs: Earle Erupts as Montclair Defeats Union City to Win North 1, Group 5 Title

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — Tarrin Earle wasn’t ending his legendary football career at Montclair High School without a bang.

In his final game as the Mounties’ quarterback, Earle erupted for 303 passing yards and a pair of touchdowns and rushed for another to carry Montclair in a 35-14 victory over Union City in the NJSIAA North 1, Group 5 final at MetLife Stadium.

Behind ...

Football: Witherspoon Awarded MVP Scholarship at Annual Investors Bank Cup

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – After ending his senior season with 27 touchdowns at the annual Investors Bank Cup Wednesday night, Bloomfield running back Jeremy Witherspoon was honored with the Investors Bank Annual $500 Scholarship.

Each year, the holiday rivalry game is played between Bloomfield and Montclair and the MVP from each team is presented with the scholarship as well as a commemorative ...

Bloomfield and Montclair HS Football Rivalry Continues as Teams Compete for Investors Bank Cup

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Montclair Mounties will play the Bloomfield Bengals as both high school football teams battle during the annual Investors Bank Cup game on Wednesday, November 22, 2017.  

Scheduled to kick off at 6:00 p.m., the game is being played on Bloomfield High School’s Foley Field, located on John F. Kennedy Drive North in Bloomfield, New Jersey.

New Jersey Transit Offers Rail Shuttle Trains for Sunday's NY Giants vs Chiefs Game

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ -- New Jersey Transit will offer rail shuttle service to the Meadowlands Sports Complex for the NFL game between the New York Giants and the Kansas City Chiefs.

Service to MetLife Stadium begins at 9:41 a.m. from the Secaucus station, with the final Meadowlands-bound train leaving Secaucus at 2:01 p.m. Commuters are encouraged to purchase round trip tickets at their ...

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