Sports

May 31, 2021

PATERSON, NJ - Paterson’s Sync Fitness, a veteran owned training studio, is celebrating the achievements of four of their athletes that each earned high results over the weekend in the Organization of Competition Bodies (OCB) natural bodybuilding competition. The OCB competition, held in Atlantic ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – The official ceremonial flag of the reimagined Donate Life Transplant Games made its first promotional signing tour stop at American Dream on May 4 to promote the Games and highlight the importance of organ, eye and tissue donation. Hundreds of supporters stopped by to sign ...

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PATERSON, NJ - A pair of student athletes were recently honored at John F. Kennedy High School for excellence both on the soccer field and in the classroom.  Senior varsity players Naomi Cabello and Jesus Martinez were granted scholarships to continue playing soccer at the collegiate level. The ...

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PATERSON, NJ - In a fiercely fought contest, the Eastside High School varsity girls basketball squad defeated cross-town rival John F. Kennedy by a score of 46-32 Thursday. The final margin did not indicate the closeness of the contest as the Knights rallied in the second half from a huge deficit ...

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PATERSON, NJ - The Eastside Ghosts girls welcomed their crosstown rivals to their court Thursday where they handed them a loss and dropped their record to 5-6. The Knights were overpowered in the first half, closing out the first two frames behind by 14 points. Despite their valiant efforts in ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - The Paterson Eastside girls basketball team fell to 10-3 in a Tuesday loss to Hackensack.  The 51-38 decision put the Comets at 4-7 for the season. The home team, powered by 16 points and seven rebounds by Jayla Hall, and another 14 points by Jessica Spezzafera, had a slight ...

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PATERSON, NJ - The JFK Knights girls hardwood sent the visiting Paramus Spartans packing Friday, defeating them 37-29. Despite falling behind 18-13 at the half, the Knights rallied back with a 16-4 run in the third quarter holding on to up their record to 5-4. Nandy Cameron led the Knights ...

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PATERSON, NJ - The Eastside girls basketball team once again made relatively easy work out of their opponents Saturday when they bested the visiting Mounties from Montlclair 53-37. With 12 points each from Ronshanae Austin and Symiaha Brown-Cobb, not to mention the former’s 10 rebounds and ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - Paterson’s Jaylen Colon, who once shined on the hardwood for the JFK Knights, has been named the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Student-Athlete of the Month for January 2021, Commissioner Dan Mara announced. A junior at Felician University, the men’s basketball ...

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PATERSON, NJ - The Eastside Ghosts came home from Clifton with a 66-50 over the Mustangs Thursday. Cozjier Harmon led the way with 17 points and was backed up by Bryce Stokes with 12. Levi Holton put 11 points on the board, including three three-pointers.  Preston Brown’s 10 points, five ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Jianni Fontan and Symiaha Brown-Cobb, with a combined 19 points, led the Eastside Ghosts girls in their 30-20 victory over Clifton on Thursday. Brown-Cobb also had 11 rebounds, a feat matched by teammate Jhy’Deisha Stewart, who also had five steals. The Ghosts climbed to 9-2 while ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Three Knights scored in the double digits Tuesday as the JFK Girls Knights defeated Bergen Tech 51-37. JFK improved to 4-3 behind Nandi Cameron’s 13, Sha’Kira Wood’s 12, and Kimaada Melvin’s 10. Kiana Hardison wasn’t far behind with nine points, six rebounds, and eight assists, ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Paterson Charter handed the JFK Knights their first loss of the season in a 54-51 overtime win on Tuesday.  Down by four at halftime, the Knights seemed to regroup going on a massive 19-6 run in the third quarter, only to see Charter match that by besting their opponents 17-9 in ...

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PATERSON, NJ - A massive 28 point effort by Levi Holton helped power the Eastside Ghosts over the PCTI Bulldogs on Tuesday. Preston Brown delivered 11 points while O’shamair Majette put 10 on the board in the 74-44 victory. Cozjier Harmon, Bryce Stokes, Amby Henriquez, Albert Canty, Tyrell ...

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PATERSON, NJ - The Eastside Girls basketball squad improved their record to 8-2 in a 39-32 win over the PCTI Bulldogs on Tuesday. Led by Symiaha Brown-Cobb’s 16 points and Roshanae Austin’s 10 pints and nine rebounds, the Ghosts took a 19-13 lead into the third quarter and were only outshot in ...

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WAYNE, NJ - Ryan Jordan scored 23 points to lead Bergen Tech past Passaic Tech, 56-54, in a Big North Liberty matchup Monday afternoon at Passaic County Tech in Wayne. The Knights improved to 3-6 overall, 2-5 in the Liberty. Passaic County Tech falls to 0-8.  The Knights jumped out to 14-8 lead ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Eastside’s Girls basketball squad came up big Friday in a 44-24 win over Bergen Tech. The Ghost climbed to 7-2 with the victory. The teams stayed even in the first quarter before the Ghosts jumped out to a 20-13 lead at halftime. Led by the scoring of Jianni Fontan who put away 20 ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Paterson Eastside jumped out to a 20-3 first quarter lead and never looked back as they recorded a 59-40 win over Bergen Tech Friday evening in Big North Liberty Division Play.  The loss drops Bergen Tech to 2-7 overall, and 1-4 in Liberty Division play.  Eastside improves to 7-2 ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Passaic Tech used a 10-0 run in the final quarter Tuesday to propel themselves to a 37-24 win over the now 3-3 JFK Girls Basketball team. Jasmine Adams (10 points), Kimaada Melvin (9 points), and Kiana Hardison did the scoring for the home team while Za’Naya Henderson and Isabella ...

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PATERSON, NJ - The undefeated JFK Knights Boys Basketball team ran roughshod over PCTI Tuesday defeating the visiting team 80-26. 12 Knights put the ball in the net, with Devinir Garvey leading the way with 13 points and 17 rebounds. Cheudy Guerrero and Jae-Wuan Abrams scored 10 points apiece ...

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PATERSON, NJ - The Eastside Girls Ghosts jumped out to a 9-0 lead after the first quarter and never looked back in their Tuesday win over Passaic High School. Ronshanae Austin led the way for the home team with 15 points and seven rebounds, and was backed up by Precious Kitchings who put the ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Despite being down by two at the half, the Eastside Ghosts Boys Basketball team defeated the winless Passaic High School Indians 61-55 on Tuesday. The Ghosts are now 6-2. Levi Holton led the Paterson squad with 22 points, seven rebounds, and four assists, while Bryce Stokes’ play, ...

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PATERSON, NJ - A once in a lifetime pandemic, an historic winter storm, and even more inclement weather have not stopped the John F. Kennedy and Eastside High School basketball squads, both boys and girls, from making the best of a truncated season. Despite a delayed start to the season and limited ...

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TETERBORO, NJ - Paterson Eastside used a 24-12 second quarter to take control of the game, en route to a 66-50 win over Bergen Tech Saturday afternoon in a Big North basketball game.   Bergen Tech led 11-10 after one quarter before Eastside blew the game open in the second quarter, leading 34-23 ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy has eased some restrictions on the number of spectators that can attend high school and other youth sporting events both indoors and outdoors. According to the Executive Order Murphy signed Friday, youth sporting events may now choose to allow up to two parents or ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Hackensack High School football coach Benjie Wimberly has stepped down as the head coach of the Comets.  Wimberley told various news outlets, “it was time.” Wimberly, who is also a New Jersey State Assemblyman representing the 3rd District and Joint Director of Recreation for ...

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WAYNE, NJ - Passaic County Technical Institute (PCTI) is set to field a team in the inaugural New Jersey High Schools Girls Football League which is scheduled to being play in the spring.  Under guidelines set out by the North Jersey Super Football Conference (NJSFC) and the New Jersey ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Just three years after temporarily retiring from the NFL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians will attempt to snap the franchise’s 18-season Super Bowl championship drought alongside arguably the greatest quarterback of all time.  Born in Paterson but raised in York, Pa., ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Paterson Eastside was able to break open a close game in the final minutes as the Ghosts defeated Hackensack, 50-41, in a Big North basketball game Wednesday evening in Paterson.   The game was tight throughout, as Paterson Eastside, led by Levi Holton, trailed 11-9 at the end of ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - If Assemblyman Nicholas Chiaravalloti (D-Bayonne/Jersey City) has his way bars across New Jersey will be able to keep their buffalo wings hot and beers cold a little bit longer on Super Bowl Sunday. In a letter to Governor Phil Murphy and New Jersey Commissioner of Health Judy ...

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