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JFK Lady Knights Held Off by Morristown in Holiday Play

December 29, 2018

PATERSON, NJ - John F. Kennedy High Schools’ girls varsity basketball squad continued play in their own Lady Knights Holiday Showcase by competing in an evenly matched contest against Morristown on Friday.  

Despite, keeping pace until the very last minutes of the final quarter, and a stellar performance by senior forward Taniesha Gilbert, who carded 28 points, the Lady Knights were ...

Full Report: Kennedy Knights Fall to Gill St. Bernard’s in Jingle Bells Jubilee Holiday Tournament

PATERSON, NJ- In a game that lacked nothing in spectacular plays, the John F. Kennedy Knights boys’ varsity basketball squad fell short to highly ranked state powerhouse Gill St. Bernard’s High School.

Held before a raucous capacity crowd at the gymnasium of Paterson’s Don Bosco Technology Academy, the visitors from Chester (also nicknamed the Knights) raced to a big first ...

Sports Specialization: It May Be A Big Mistake

It was a tremendous honor on December 3 to induct the largest, most impressive Hall of Fame class in NJSIAA history. This stellar, 16-member group entering the NJSIAA Gallagher/Bollinger Hall of Fame includes an Olympic Gold Medalist, a Heisman Trophy winner, a Cy Young Award winner, a NCAA champion, and multiple record-setting athletes.

Of our inductees for 2018, nearly all played multiple ...

JFK Knights Fall Short Against Top Ranked Gill St. Bernard's

PATERSON, NJ- In a game that lacked nothing in spectacular plays, the John F. Kennedy Knights boys’ varsity basketball squad fell short to highly ranked state powerhouse Gill St. Bernard’s High School on Thursday.

Held before a raucous capacity crowd at the gymnasium of Paterson’s Don Bosco Technology Academy, the visitors from Chester, also ...

How One Paterson Native is Spreading Hope through Rugby

PATERSON, NJ- Rick Kirkland grew up in Paterson with dreams of playing in the NFL. When those didn’t pan out as he hoped, he found an alternative and what he considered to be the next best thing, playing rugby at the highest level with Old Blue RFC, a USA Rugby club based in New York. Now, he’s sharing his unconventional success with the community by working as a development mentor ...

JFK Lady Knights Fall to Immaculate Conception. Boys Victorious Over Hackensack

PATERSON, NJ - The host team came up short in a battle against Immaculate Conception of Lodi on Wednesday as the JFK Lady Knights fell to the #24 ranked team in the state in the third annual Kennedy Lady Knights Girls’ Basketball Holiday Showcase.

The visiting Blue Wolves proved their ranking valid as the Bergen County squad raced to an early lead and never looked back.

Full Report: Kennedy-Eastside Crosstown Rivalry Goes Down to the Wire

PATERSON, NJ- Paterson’s John F. Kennedy High School’s senior Avante’ Gilbert turned in a brilliant overall floor game to lead the Knights to a 57-53 victory.  The game’s final outcome was in doubt until the very last seconds.

Gilbert, the tallest player on the court, rebounded, scored, and even led fast breaks throughout the entire contest.  

The Ghosts ...

Full Report: Lady Knights Race Past Eastside

PATERSON, NJ - The girls’ varsity basketball squad from Paterson’s John F. Kennedy High School enjoyed home court advantage and notched an impressive 68-39 victory over cross town rival Eastside.

The Lady Knights employed a relentless fast break and were led by senior center Jimmirah Johnson who dominated inside the paint.  

Despite the final point spread, Eastside battled ...

Kennedy and Eastside Boys Take it Down to Wire in Crosstown Matchup

PATERSON, NJ- John F. Kennedy High School’s senior Avante’ Gilbert turned in a brilliant overall floor game to lead the Knight to a 57-53 victory.  

The game’s final outcome was in doubt until the very last seconds.

Gilbert, the tallest player on the court, rebounded, scored, and even led fast breaks throughout the entire contest.  

The Ghosts ...

JFK Lady Knights Defeat Crosstown Opponents

PATERSON, NJ- The girls’ varsity basketball squad from Paterson’s John F. Kennedy High School enjoyed home court advantage and notched an impressive 68-39 victory over cross town rival Eastside.

The Lady Knights employed a relentless fast break strategy and were led by senior center Jimmirah Johson who dominated inside the paint.  

Despite ...

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