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JFK Knights Conclude Season with 5-4 Record

November 9, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- In postseason playoff competition last Friday, and a rematch of an earlier contest this year, Paterson’s John F. Kennedy High School’s varsity team stayed with Clifton in the first half but the Mustangs slowly pulled away in the third and fourth quarters.

Weather conditions at Clifton School Stadium, continual drizzle which transitioned into heavier rain, favored ...

With Impressive Semi-Final Win Silk City Sharks Head to Championship

PATERSON, NJ- In the semi-final round of the Elite Football Alliance League playoffs, Paterson’s amateur football team, the Silk City Sharks, took full advantage of their home field nod by registering a 34-8 blowout against the Long Island Mercenaries.  The contest marked the third time the teams have faced off this season with each Sharks’ victory becoming more ...

JFK High School Falls to Clifton in First Round of Playoffs

CLIFTON, NJ - A spectacular 70-yard pass and run play from senior quarterback Evelon Babbs to junior wide receiver Jamier Wright Collins was the only highlight in an otherwise disappointing game on Friday as the JFK Knights fell to the Clifton High School Mustangs 34-8.

The Knights finish their season at 5-4.

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JFK Knights Earn Playoff Berth, Player Warns Opponents 'We're Coming'

LYNDHURST, NJ- In a postgame speech to his players, all of whom had taken a knee, JFK’s Head Coach Ron Jackson voiced a simple request.

“Will every senior stand up?” the seasoned mentor ask. In a moving moment of victory and pride, each and every one did so.

“You are going to go out legendary,” Jackson exclaimed.

Not only did the Knights turn in a convincing ...

JFK Knights Set to Take on Bergen Tech

PATERSON, NJ- The JFK Knights are looking to bounce back from last week’s last minute loss as they face Bergen Tech at Hackensack on Thursday.

In what could only be described as a final flurry of unexpected plays and a roller coaster of emotions, JFK dropped a 21-18 decision to Ridgewood on Saturday.

Late in the fourth quarter, the Knights had the visiting Maroons on the ropes ...

With Losses Mounting Eastside Coach Tyrone Turner Continues to Focus on Building Character

PATERSON, NJ- Going into their week seven clash against Passaic Valley the Eastside Mighty Ghost were high spirited, and looking forward to the game. Their enthusiasm, however, was quickly challenged as the Hornets scored on a long pass to their full back out of the backfield early in the first quarter. This was quickly followed up by a pick six thrown by QB Wymeir Reed.

By the end of the ...

JFK Knights Set to Make Up for Heartbreaking Defeat to Hackensack

PATERSON, NJ- A week after their heartbreaking defeat to the Hackensack Comets the John F. Kennedy Knights are set to take on Ridgewood at home on Saturday. Kick off is at 2:00 p.m.

Last Friday’s contest, rescheduled from an evening start to an afternoon game in response to safety concerns following fights among fans during late in the previous game, was not decided until the final ...

Despite Losing Record Eastside Ghosts Not Giving Up on Season

PATERSON, NJ- The Eastside High School Mighty Ghosts head into their sixth game of the season on Saturday against Dwight Morrow High School on Saturday with a 1-5 record. The game will be played on the Ghost’s homefield with kick-off set for 1:00 p.m.

The game against the Maroon Raiders comes after a disappointing 42-6 loss for the Ghosts last Friday against Clifton High School.

With ...

Victory Over PCTI Marks Milestone in Career of Coach Ron Jackson

PATERSON, NJ- Despite disturbances in the stands which caused an extensive delay in play and led to the exodus of over 300 spectators during the third quarter, the JFK Knights held steady to record an impressive victory over the Bulldogs of Passaic County Technical Institute (PCTI) on Friday.

The 27-19 win for the home team marked a milestone in the long career of Knight’s Head Coach Ron ...

Silk City Sharks Take Out Mercenaries in Impressive 34-12 Win, Secure Home Field for Playoff Run

PATERSON, NJ- “This is a new year, we’re trying to win a championship,” Charles “Cowboy” Mills told his attentive gridiron students in a rented indoor facility at their first practice of the year.  “You need to set goals. This year we are going to be a quicker team.  We plan on having a lot of short passes and runs and will wear ...


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