Sports

October 18, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Hundreds gathered at the Montclair football home game on Saturday for a ceremony dedicating the Aubrey Lewis Sports Complex. Located at 28 Essex Ave, the ceremony took place before the football kickoff against Bloomfield. Montclair Public School officials and local leaders were ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - DJ lost his warm up jacket at the soccer fields located across from Nutley Parks and Recreation on Park Ave.  The label reads "DJ." The patch reads "RDS Special Developmental Schools" If you have it or have seen it, please email Kris at marin.pilgrim@gmail.com  

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – High school cheerleading squads from Nutley and Bloomfield captured their respective Super Essex Conference division titles during the Cheer For A Cure fundraiser held on Thursday evening, October 4 at Foley Field. Seventeen schools danced in the rain during the event, with the ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Undefeated West Essex scored all its points before halftime and coasted to a 42-7 victory over Nutley on the road Saturday. Will Perez broke a 73-yard touchdown run and Patrick Delehanty kicked the extra point to get West Essex (5-0) on the board in the first quarter. Phil Lutz ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley United Girls 15U soccer squad has dominated during the 2018 fall campaign, currently sitting at 3-0 with 9 points on the season and in first place in the Northern Counties B Flight Division. The team has scored 16 goals so far this season and their stellar defense has ...

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NEWARK, NJ - When Jaheem Burks was shot six times in January, his coach at Malcolm X Shabazz High School didn’t think the teen would live - let alone ever play football again. “He looked at me with the coldest stare and said, ‘I’m gonna play this year,’” recalled Shabazz High School Bulldogs ...

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BELLEVILLE, NJ- It took more than 13 minutes of extra play for the Belleville Buccaneers to defeat the Bloomfield Bengals 2-1 in a Super Essex Conference, Liberty Division girl’s varsity soccer game yesterday afternoon (Thursday, September 20). Bloomfield was looking for their first conference ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  The Historical Society of Bloomfield (HSOB) hosted a vintage baseball game on Sept. 15 at Wright’s Field, which borders the historic Morris Canal Greenway in Bloomfield. Nineteenth century baseball club The Hoboken Nine took on The Bloomfield Buzzards, with the Hoboken Nine ...

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MONTCLAIR — Nutley had no issue with getting the football and even threatened with some scoring chances Saturday afternoon.  The problem was, the Raiders just couldn’t hold onto to pigskin.  Montclair’s Tariq Jiles came up with a 19-yard pick-six on the first play of the game and Montclair ...

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MONTCLAIR/LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Architectural Digest recently announced its selection for the best designed museums in every state in America. The Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center, located n the campus of Montclair State University, topped the list in the Garden State. According to a ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Bengals defeated the Nutley Raiders in the football season opener on Foley Field in Bloomfield August 30. The Bengals made the first touchdown of hte night. By the end of the first quarter the  Bengals led 14 - 7. In the second Bengal Kyle Tice made a touchdown ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers football has decided to go with a freshman over a red-shirt senior for the quarterback job.  Artur Sitkowski will start as quarterback for the 2018 season opener against Texas State on Saturday, Sept. 1, before heading out to Ohio State to compete against one of the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  - Fans going to Scarlet Knights football games will find a long list of ways to improve their game day this year, from the convenience of digital tickets, to opportunities for sideline passes to bottomless popcorn buckets, or maybe a healthier BBQ chicken and mushroom ...

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New Jersey’s Director of Gaming Enforcement says goal is to become top US sports betting market, but how realistic is that goal? David Rebuck, the ever-optimistic Director of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, made a bold proclamation last week when he told Gambling ...

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FLUSHING, NY — Throughout the past decade, New Jersey has produced copious baseball talent at the major league level. There are currently 19 New Jersey natives in the league, a number that is higher than it’s ever been.  "We got a lot of good guys and we represent where we’re from,” said the New ...

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NUTLEY, NJ- We have endured our share of natural disasters in New Jersey over the past decade.  So, the selflessness displayed by young local heroes to travel halfway across the country to assist others struggling to recover is truly inspiring.   From July 22 to 28, Nutley Fellowship of ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - The Jets were on the banks Saturday night, using High Point Solutions Stadium as host of their Green and White scrimmage.  It was a great time for Jets fans to see the team's young quarterback Sam Darnold throw some passes during a loose scrimmage that had plenty of offense and ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- New Jersey Olympian Sydney McLaughlin, who turned pro after one of the greatest "one and done" seasons in NCAA Track and Field history at the University of Kentucky, has signed with talent agency WME (William Morris Endeavor), according to a report in Sports Business ...

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SEATTLE, WA - Justin Malfitano of East Brunswick recently represented the state of New Jersey at the Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle earlier in July for bowling. He beat the national favorite in the Men’s High-Performance division to be named the best bowler in the nation taking home a gold ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Collectors can own a unique piece of New York Yankees history if they attend Joe Bodnar’s Sports Memorabilia Auction this weekend and are willing to dig deep in to their pockets. A pair of cleats worn by former New York Yankees relief pitcher Sparky Lyle in the early 1970s will ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Find a way. Just find a way to grind and maybe an opportunity will present itself. 16-year-old and seventh-seed Michael Thorbjornsen of Wellesley, Mass. did just that on Saturday afternoon as he edged fellow 16-year-old and good friend 12th-seeded Akshay Bhatia of Wake Forest, ...

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FORT LEE, NJ -  Nutley made it to Junior League Baseball Section 2 Championship before falling to Saddle Brook last night.  The game was marred by an incident that began in the bleachers during the third inning as parents representing both teams began shouting at each other.  The ...

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FORT LEE, NJ - Nutley dropped the second and deciding game of the 14-and-under Junior League Baseball Section 2 Championship, losing to Saddle Brook 15-4 last night (July 20) at Lewis F. Cole Middle School Field Complex in Fort Lee. One night earlier, Nutley suffered their first loss of the ...

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Newark, NJ – Long before Rutgers University-Newark created an athletic field on University Avenue, the abolitionist Frederick Douglass delivered an address in 1849 at a church that once stood there. Rutgers Board of Governors approved a resolution to rename the field in honor of the time ...

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FORT LEE, NJ - The all-stars from Nutley East suffered their first postseason defeat during Game 1 of the 14-and-under Junior League Baseball Section 2 Championship Round, losing to Saddle Brook 8-2 last night (July 19) at Lewis F. Cole Middle School Field in Fort Lee. With both teams now having ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.-Across America,  college football players receive praise for their superior performance on the field. Today, however, only a select group of those student-athletes have the honor of being commended for their distinguished accomplishments off the field when Allstate Insurance ...

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Tuesday’s Second Round Scores, playoff participants (8 for 3 spots) Wednesday’s Round of 64 matchups SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Kelly Chinn of Great Falls, Va., continued his stellar play Tuesday morning and missed an afternoon four plus hour rain delay on arguably Baltusrol Golf Club’s toughest ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Australian 16-year-old Karl Vilips and 15-year-old Kelly Chinn of Great Falls, Va., each fired the lowest scores of the day at 5-under-par 66 on Baltusrol’s Golf Club’s Upper Course after the first round of the 118th U.S. Amateur Championship in Springfield Monday. Akshay ...

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RIDGEFIELD, NJ - The Nutley American Little League 12-year-old All-Stars lost to Teaneck Southern 12-2 in a Section 2 State Tournament Game this evening at Ridgefield Little League. Coupled with their 11-5 loss yesterday to Elmora of Elizabeth, they have been eliminated from the tournament.

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NUTLEY, NJ - There was a lot of action on the diamond this week as Nutley's 'Boys of Summer; entered tournament games.  Nutley American Drops Game 1 of Sectional Tournament RIDGEFIELD, NJ- In the opening game of the 12-Year-Old Section 2 State Tournament, Nutley American fell to Elmora of ...

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