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Football: Knights Headed To Section Championship Following 28-14 Win Over Rahway

November 18, 2017

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — The West Essex Knights football team is headed to the North 2, Section 3 championship after a resilient 28-14 victory over Rahway on Friday night.

“It’s been a lot of semifinal disappointments these last couple of years, but this team is special,” said West Essex head coach Chris Benacquista. “They are really, really resilient and when ...

Football: Hackettstown Beats Caldwell, 47-27, in Playoff Semifinal

WEST CALDWELL, NJ - The Caldwell football team was eliminated from the playoffs Friday night with a 47-27 loss to Hackettstown.

Hackettstown scored two touchdowns in the second quarter to take a 27-13 lead before halftime in the semifinal round of the Section 2, Group 2 playoffs.

Brian Clarkin threw two touchdown passes to James T. Miller for Caldwell (8-3), and Matt Driggs rushed for two ...

Rutgers Men's Basketball Players Visit Saint Barnabas Pediatrics Department

LIVINGSTON, NJ — RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers Athletics hosted a Community Relations Program, as Rutgers student-athletes made Systemwide Hospital Visits on Wednesday. Rutgers men’s basketball team members Deshawn Freeman, Geo Baker and Corey Sanders volunteered their time by visiting with pediatric patients and their families at RWJBarnabas Health’s Saint Barnabas ...

West Essex and Caldwell Football Teams Head to Sectional Semifinals

WEST ESSEX AREA, NJ - The football teams at West Essex and James Caldwell high schools will both be playing in the semifinal round of the state sectional playoffs Friday night.

Top-seeded West Essex (9-1) will host Rahway at 7 p.m. after defeating Ridgefield Park, 48-18, in the first round of the Section 2, Group 3 playoffs. That was the fourth time this season that the Knights have scored ...

Football: West Essex Romps, 48-18, over Ridgefield Park in 1st Round of Playoffs

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - West Essex scored six touchdowns in the first half and went on to a 48-18 victory over Ridgefield Park in the opening round of the Section 2, Group 3 state playoffs Friday night.

The Knights (9-1) took a 7-0 lead on the first of Will Perez' touchdowns, from 2 yards away, and opened a 14-0 lead when Vincent Scaglia ran for a 34-yard TD for the first of his two ...

Football: Caldwell Pounds Whippany Park, 37-15, in First Round of Playoffs

WEST CALDWELL, NJ - Anthony Costigan and Brian King each scored three touchdowns to lead Caldwell to a 37-15 victory over Whippany Park in the opening round of the Section 2, Group 2 state playoffs Friday night.

Costigan rushed for 125 yards and three TDs on just six carries, and King caught three TD passes covering a total of 45 yards for Caldwell (8-2), which led, 22-7, at halftime. Two of ...

Football: West Essex, Caldwell Open Playoffs With Games Friday Night

WEST ESSEX AREA, NJ - The West Essex and James Caldwell High School football teams will both be in action with first-round home games when the playoffs begin Friday night.

West Essex is hosting Ridgefield Park in Section 2, Group 3, and Caldwell will be welcoming Whippany Park in Section 2, Group 2.  Both games kick off at 7 p.m.

West Essex (8-1) is averaging nearly 390 yards of ...

Field Hockey: West Essex Loses in Shootout to Rumson in State Semifinals

CLARK, NJ - The West Essex field hockey team lost on penalty stroked to Rumson in the semifinal round of the state Group 2 tournament Wednesday night at Johnson High School.

Julia Russo scored for West Essex (21-2-1) with 10:21 left in the first half on a corner from Ellie Decker to tie the game, 1-1. The two teams then battled through a scoreless second half to set up overtime.

After two ...

Football: West Essex Rocks Hanover Park, 35-0

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - Will Perez rushed for 202 yards on only eight carries and scored on touchdown runs of 97 and 68 yards to lead West Essex to its seventh consecutive victory, 35-0, over Hanover Park Friday night.

Anthony Sangillo (11 rushes, 55 yards) also scored two touchdowns and Luke Dignazio connected with Ryan Rusignuolo on a 28-yard TD pass to close out the scoring for West Essex ...

Field Hockey: West Essex Routs Columbia, 8-0

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - West Essex scored seven goals in the first half on its way to an 8-0 field hockey victory over Columbia on Friday.

Ellie Decker finished with three goals and one assist for West Essex (21-2), which fired off a total of 44 shots. Cameron Kinsella scored two goals and Ashley Iannuzzi, Christina Cammarata and Julia Russo each scoed a goal.

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