STATE CHAMPS! Kearny wins NJSIAA Group IV soccer title; 10th overall; first since 2004

UNION — Midway through the first half of Sunday’s NJSIAA Group IV boys’ soccer championship against Princeton, Kearny’s brilliant junior midfielder Jose Escandon unfurled a wicked shot from about 30 yards out that appeared headed toward being the first goal… Continue Reading

Kardinals win second straight NJSIAA Group IV sectional soccer crown; goalie Noristz comes up big in win against Montclair in penalty kicks

Kearny High School boys’ soccer head coach Bill Galka knew that last Friday’s NJSIAA North Jersey Section 1, Group IV championship game against Montclair was going to be a fierce contest. “Every time we’ve played them, it’s been a battle,”… Continue Reading

Escandon leads Kearny to big 3-2 win in Hudson semifinals; defeat rival Harrison will face St. Peter’s Prep in county finale Saturday

JERSEY CITY — Forty minutes had transpired in the spirited Hudson County Boys’ Soccer Tournament semifinal matchup against neighboring rival Harrison and Kearny head coach Bill Galka was not a happy man. The top-seeded Kardinals trailed their long-time nemesis, 2-1, at… Continue Reading