Sports

October 11, 2018

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Hundreds of soccer fans filled the stands at Pennington Park on Saturday to watch the championship match of the inaugural season of the Bangladeshi American Soccer League (BASL). The hard fought match pitted the Silk City United squad against Peace F.C. Both teams battled it out ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Paterson’s John F. Kennedy High School’s Head Football Coach Ron Jackson said he knew Friday night’s contest against the Henry Snyder Tigers would be a test.   And, following the final whistle at  Ed “Fas” Athletic Complex in Jersey City on Friday he expressed relief in his ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Feelings of optimism going into their game at home against Ridgewood on Friday turned into heartbreak as the Eastside Ghosts suffered a bruising 41-0 defeat. The Ghosts are now 1-3 on the season. Finding themselves on the receiving end of a relentless attack few things went the ...

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PATERSON, NJ- The 7-0 Silk City Sharks take on the Long Island Mercenaries on Saturday at Baurle Field. Kickoff is at 7:00 and tickets are just $5 each. Fans 10 and under are free with an adult.   Sign up for daily E-News and follow us on Facebook to follow the Silk City Sharks all season ...

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PATERSON, NJ- A highlight reel worthy throw-throw-catch play midway through the third quarter of a Friday home game solidified the JFK Knights’ second win of the season over the visiting Highwaymen of Teaneck. The game, the Knights' first since last week’s emotionally charged clash with ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Social media posts that contained “inappropriate and taunting language” and, as announced on Monday, also included racial slurs directed at JFK High School players, has drawn a demand for an investigation by the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) from ...

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CLIFTON, NJ- In an emotionally charged game postponed by a day due to inappropriate exchanges on social media between members of both teams, Paterson’s John F. Kennedy and Clifton High School battled in a nail biting, down to the wire contest on Saturday in Clifton.   The epic confrontation was ...

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PATERSON, NJ – A high school football game scheduled for Friday between the JFK Knights and the Clifton Mustangs has been postponed after players on both teams engaged in unbecoming social media conduct. According to a statement by Paterson State District Superintendent Eileen F. Shafer on ...

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PATERSON – Players with the Eastside High School and John F. Kennedy High School football teams got a surprise visit from several New York Giants, including Paterson’s own Super Bowl Champion Victor Cruz, as well as a generous donation from the New York Giant's Foundation, on Tuesday, September ...

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PATERSON, NJ- In a non-conference match, Paterson’s Silk City Sharks’ football squad fell short to the New Jersey Hawkeyes by a score of 36-12.  Despite taking a 12-0 lead over the visitors from Newark, the fish fell prey to several big plays in suffering their first loss of the season.   From ...

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In an impressive start for the 2018 season, Paterson’s John F. Kennedy High School football squad defeated West Orange by a score of 21-0.   The whitewashing was all the more convincing, considering the visiting Mountaineers came into the contest after knocking off perennial powerhouse ...

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PATERSON, NJ- The rays of the morning’s hot sun began to take their toll.  At a recent practice, members of Paterson’s John F. Kennedy High School varsity football team performed exercises in unison, ran wind sprints, performed blocking drills, and more.  Drops of perspiration glistened on every ...

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PATERSON, NJ- The Eastside High School Mighty Ghosts were called upon early to defend their home field versus the Hackensack High School Comets in their season opener on Friday.   The game was punctuated with the sadness over the loss former Eastside High School and Hackensack High School coach ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Paterson’s Mighty Ghosts of Eastside High School will open up their season defending their home field against the Hackensack Comets on Friday. Kickoff is at 1:00 p.m. at Bauerle Field. Ghosts head coach Tyrone Turner told TAPinto Paterson that he believes his team, following a 4-6 ...

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PATERSON, NJ- The JFK Knights and the Eastside Ghosts met for the first time in this football preseason on Thursday, but it wasn’t yardage, touchdowns, or field goals they competed over. Instead, in a packed Masonic Temple, joined by family, friends, community leaders, and supporters, players from ...

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PATERSON, NJ- In sweat-stained practice jerseys, 10 members of JFK’s 9th grade football team took a knee for post game instructions. The rock strewn practice field stood adjacent to a baseball diamond, several small, orange cones served as line markers, absent were any six-man sleds or other ...

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FLUSHING, NY — Throughout the past decade, the state of 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,” ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Paterson’s Silk City Sharks had a single message for the visiting Mt. Vernon Bangers Saturday night, “GET OUT OF THE WATER!” With their play complimented by an ominous music clip from the 1975 blockbuster movie, JAWS, sounded over the stadiums’ intercom numerous times, the fierce ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Rome was not built in a day. Neither was the remarkable comeback that occurred at Paterson’s Bauerle Field on Saturday. Down by a score of 21-6 in the first half, the Silk City Sharks football squad, slowly but surely, saw hard hitting, precise play calling, and superior physical ...

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PATERSON, NJ- School Board Commissioner Emmanuel Capers says he wants Paterson to be “the best athletic town in the state,” but knows the city has to “think outside-the-box” to do it. With that in mind, has a new project proposal to help push the city in the right direction. “We have no indoor ...

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PATERSON, NJ- What do the sports of soccer and football have in common?  Nothing, until several months ago.   Jordan Sirano has excelled at soccer virtually his entire life. Playing the game since he was young, the 28-year old has competed not only in the United States but around the world, ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Telling TAPinto Paterson that the Silk City Sharks are “not just football,” Mike Harris, vice president of the semi-professional team set to kick off their second season on Saturday, said that real goal of the club is to be “part of the renaissance” that so many believe has been ...

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PATERSON, NJ- For too long the basketball courts on 12th Avenue have suffered from neglect, finding their spot among the all to common list of places within the city’s neighborhoods that have become havens for drug use and other activities. Thanks to the creativity, hard work, and most ...

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PATERSON, NJ- There were plenty of things that were not at a recent preseason practice of Paterson’s semi-professional football team, the Silk City Sharks.  In stifling heat at Baurle Field there were no touchdowns, there were no field goals, there were no extra points.  Nor were there any ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Under partly cloudy skies, Paterson Mayor Andre Sayegh stood in front of home plate at Paterson’s Larry Doby Field on Thursday announcing planned improvements to eight city baseball and softball fields, while also paying homage to the the man whom many say was the greatest athlete ...

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PATERSON, NJ- For nearly three hours the crowd was more electric than the lightning streaks that darted across the sky above. When the thunder rolled the sea of yellow shouted over it. As the rain came down harder the throngs of Colombia soccer supporters grew. At least 1,000 Colombian soccer ...

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PATERSON, NJ- World Cup Fever is gripping Paterson! On Tuesday the entire Paterson community is invited to an outdoor watch party as Colombia takes on England in a knockout game to determine which team will advance to the tournaments quarterfinals. Hosted by Mayor Andre Sayegh, Board of ...

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