The John F. Kennedy varsity basketball team pulled out a scintillating victory over their visiting rival the Passaic Indians on Saturday afternoon.
The year was 1988. The setting was Monmouth University. Thousands of fans packed the university’s basketball arena. The foe was the formidable, perennial state powerhouse Lancers of St. John Vianney High School. The noise was absolutely deafening.
Hundreds of people from the Northeast descended on Paterson for the Pride Jiu Jitsu International Tournament at John F. Kennedy High School this month. This was the first time a Brazilian jiu-jitsu competition was hosted in the city.
John F. Kennedy High School defeated its archrival Eastside High School in the city’s annual Thanksgiving football game.
For the second year in a row, two brothers – Jason Lambert Dixon Jr. and Jalen Malik Mitchell — from South Paterson brought home medals from the Pan Kids Jiu-Jitsu Championship.
A bill introduced in the New Jersey Assembly in response to the Eastside High School basketball scandal calling for the prohibition of “buying, selling, making or altering high school transcripts with the intent to deceive” advanced on Monday.
Investigators from the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice have been contacting staff members at the school district as part of a probe into the Eastside High School basketball scandal, according to a report in the Star-Ledgar.