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September 23, 2021

GLEN RIDGE, NJ--The Glen Ridge High girls' tennis team is off to a strong start this fall. Led by head coach Lisbeth Crouse, the Ridgers were 5-3 through matches of Sept. 20. The team was scheduled to play Cedar Grove, on Sept. 22 and will host Montclair Kimberley Academy, on Sept. 24, at 4 ...

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The Bloomfield High girls and boys soccer teams have been playing well in the early going of the 2021 season. Coached by Jon Aliaga, the varsity girls had a 4-3 record though games of Sept. 21. The Bengals won four of its first five, with victories over Dickinson, Mount St. Dominic, Caldwell and ...

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Essex County boasts some tremendous high school football rivalries. Belleville vs. Nutley, Cedar Grove vs. Verona, Nutley vs. Bloomfield, Weequahic vs. Shabazz, East Orange vs. Barringer and Caldwell vs. Verona come to mind. And for nearly a century, neighboring towns Bloomfield and Montclair ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - The NJSIAA, through its partnership with Gridiron New Jersey, has released the first set of rankings for the 2021 high school football season.   Hackensack, who have lost two straight after a convincing opening day victory, is ranked 14th.  Bergen Tech, who when joining the ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - It is September 14, the NFL has finished its first weekend of football, the NCAA has already had its shocking upsets and near-misses, and everyone in the state should have played at least one high school game already.  Which, in New Jersey, the state known for its laid back ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- The Bloomfield High girls' soccer team is off to a good start this fall. Head coach Jon Aliaga's team was 1-1 following a season-opening victory over Dickinson, 8-0, on Sept. 8 before a 3-2 setback to Columbia the following day. The Bengals are back in action on Sept. 11, ...

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NUTLEY, NJ--The Bloomfield High boys' soccer team got off to a good start, defeating Nutley, 4-1, on Sept. 8, in Nutley. Head coach Michael Aiello's team will visit Newark Academy on Sept. 10, at 4 p.m. and on Sept. 14, Livingston comes to Watsessing Park for a 4 p.m. start.  The Bengals are ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ--The Bloomfield High girls' tennis team will have a new coach this fall, marking the first time since the Reagan administration. And while long-time coach Ron Masson has stepped down, the successor is a familiar face. Mike DiMasi, who has been the head boys' tennis coach at ...

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GLEN RIDGE, NJ--As Brian Ianni begins his second season as head coach of the Glen Ridge High boys' soccer team, the coach is optimistic for another solid season, despite graduation taking a toll last spring. The Ridgers will open the 2021 season on Sept. 8, versus Montclair, starting at 4 p.m., ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- The Bloomfield high girls' volleyball team will begin its 2021 season on time this fall, after a hectic season a year ago. Head coach Louis Stevens' team will open its season on Sept. 8, at Nutley, in a 4 p.m. start. The Bengals home opener is Sept. 10, versus East Orange ...

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NUTLEY, NJ-- Long-time rivals Nutley and Bloomfield were scheduled to open the 2021 varsity football season on Sept. 3, at Foley Field, in Bloomfield. Because of a scheduling glitch in 2020, the teams didn't play each other, so the anticipation for the '21 game was at a fever pitch. Two days ...

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NUTLEY, NJ — A new era will begin for the Nutley High football team begins when the Maroon Raiders open their season today on the home field. First-year coach J.D. Vick will assume head coaching duties for the 2021 campaign.   The matchup was originally supposed to take place at the Foley Field, ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ--Bloomfield High School baseball player Nico Ong just announced his verbal commitment to play baseball at the University of Maryland. The rising senior, along with Coach Michael Policastro and FieldLevel, an athletic recruiting platform for athletes, were able to build a profile, ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ- After a convincing win a few weeks ago against the Bloomfield Police Department during this year's National Night Out festivities, the Bloomfield Fire Department has planned another matchup. This time they're playing against themselves.  Due to the growing amount of members that ...

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NEW JERSEY -- The Garden State sent 24 athletes to the Tokyo Olympics this summer. Many came home with medals, and a few of them provided truly historic moments. In women's track, Sydney McLaughlin, who turned 22 on Saturday, set a new world record in the 400 hurdles, defeating the reigning gold ...

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Alyssa Valentin, a 17-year-old Bloomfield High School rising senior, is making a name for herself in the track and field community. Alyssa is a scholar athlete who made the varsity track team as a sophomore by throwing discus.  She has received silver medals placing 2nd from the Essex County ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ--Bloomfield High football coach Mike Carter has announced the team captains for the 2021 season. Seniors Jaden Adkins, Charles Abplanalp, Vincent Santimone and Jimmy Rodriguez earned the honor. This will be Adkins' second year as a team captain. Adkins will play running back and ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- Few events have occurred with greater anticipation than Tuesday night's women's 400 meter hurdles finals, which featured a showdown between the reigning Olympic champion, Dalilah Muhammad, and world record holder Sydney McLaughlin. The race did not disappoint as McLaughlin and ...

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Welcome back Your dreams were your ticket out Welcome back To that same old place that you laughed about Well, the names have all changed Since you hung around But those dreams have remained And they've turned around Forty five years ago, John Sebastian sang a wildly popular song called ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ — Provisions requiring the U.S. Department of Transportation to study the effectiveness of three-point seatbelts on school busses passed in Congress Friday with bipartisan support.  The legislation was initially introduced to Congress as part of the SECURES Act by Representative ...

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GLEN RIDGE, NJ-- Despite the obstacles attached to the 2020-2021 athletic season at most New Jersey high schools, it was a very successful season at Glen Ridge High.  During the fall, the girls and boys soccer teams each won state sectional crowns. For the girls, the sectional title was the ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ--The 2021 Bloomfield High football schedule has a familiar look, with a number of long-time opponents, as well as the usual competitive look which comes from football in the North Jersey area. There are also a few new schools added to the slate. Head coach Mike Carter begins his ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- As the spring season concludes for New Jersey high school athletics, the fall season isn't far behind, as well as what should be a busy summer for Bloomfield High's student-athletes. On the gridiron, Mike Carter will begin his 31st season as Bloomfield's head football coach.

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ--It was a tremendous season on the tennis courts for Bloomfield High's Arian Abalos.  The sophomore qualified for the prestigious NJSIAA state singles tournament, at Mercer County Park, in West Windsor Township, earlier this month.  "Arian is the first singles player in my ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- The Bloomfield High boys and girls track and field team wrapped up its 2021 season at the NJSIAA Group 4 meet this past weekend, at Franklin High School, in Somerset. BHS head coach Terry Iavarone noted that the track seaons (winter and spring) were different this year, as far ...

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GLEN RIDGE, NJ--Glen Ridge High's Nick Ruggiero has qualified for the ultimate track and field competition, the NJSIAA Meet of Champions (MOC).  The MOC will be held on Saturday, June 19, in South Planfield, and welcomes the best track and field athletes in the state, based on their finishes at ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Ron Masson, the second-longest tenured coach in the storied history of Bloomfield High athletics, has announced his retirement as the school's girls tennis coach. Masson, along with Paul Williams and Bill Foley, served 34 years as a varsity coach at Bloomfield High. Williams ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- While the Bloomfield High baseball team had an up-and-down 2021 campaign, in its season finale on Monday afternoon the Bengals showcased some of their best attributes from the last two months. Starting pitcher Andre Dean finished his senior year with a dominant effort as the ...

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GLEN RIDGE, NJ--It was a good weekend for the Bloomfield and Glen Ridge High School track teams, at its respective state sectional championships, held on June 4 and 5. The Bengals and Ridgers will send multiple athletes to the Group 4 and Group 1 championship meet, at Franklin High School, in ...

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