Athletic News

  • Benvenuti Tallies 200th Win as Wrestling Head Coach

    It was a thrilling night on the mat on December 28th as the Hornets came back to win against Nutley with a final score of 45-29. However, the most thrilling story played out on the sidelines as Head Wrestling Coach Joseph Benvenuti recorded his 200th overall win.

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  • Athletes in Action: Trinity Toerock Leaps into New Season as a Track Captain

    Trinity Toerock became one of the three female captains despite the 2017-18 season being only her second year. Toerock, a junior, runs distance for the Winter Track Team. Toerock joined the track team her sophomore year and made varsity; just a year later, she makes captain.

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  • Passaic Valley Tops Pascack Valley in Battle of PVs

    The Passaic Valley/Cedar Grove Hornets Hockey Team's record stands at 5-6-2. But if Friday, January 5th's 5-1 victory over Pascack Valley is any indication, the team is starting to really hit their stride. Their defensive prowess and offensive versatility were on full display in the battle of the PVs at Floyd Hall.

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  • PV Soccer Secure Top Spot in County Tournament

    The boys' Varsity Soccer team has had an astonishing run this season, accomplishing a 9-3-1 record and becoming the Big North Independence Division Champions. Taking the top seed in the County Tournament, the team will face Passaic High School this weekend at home.

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  • Fencing Captains Look Forward to Season Ahead

    The PV Fencing Team is striving hard during meets in preparation for this weekend, where they will be taking on their first major tournament of the season. The girls will be competing in the Santelli Tournament on Saturday, January 13th and the boys will compete in the Cetrulo Tournament the next day.

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  • The Passaic Valley Winter Sports Preview

    The 2017-18 winter season is officially underway as members of each roster enter the season with optimistic eyes. Students and coaches alike have been preparing for the season for months now, conditioning and mentally preparing for the difficult, but rewarding, grind that is to come.

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  • Carlos Morales Swings His Way into Senior Season

    Spring sports are now in session and, for some athletes, it will be their last season in high school. For one senior baseball player, Carlos Morales '17, his final season is also his fourth consecutive year on the varsity squad, a rare and prestigious achievement.

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  • Girls Field Hockey Team Ends Season with a Win at Senior Game

    On October 20th, the Varsity Field Hockey Team played in their annual Senior Game. As is tradition, the field was decorated by the underclassmen and proud parents in an effort to demonstrate their appreciation for the seniors. In this year's senior game, PV defeated Dwight Englewood in overtime 1 - 0.

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  • PV Sports Summer Wrap-Up and Fall Preview

    Though technically on their summer "vacation", the students and staff that comprise Passaic Valley Athletics have been hard at work. Throughout the summer months, they have made tremendous strides to make the 2017-18 an exciting year for any Hornet sports fan.

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  • Strong Showing for Hornets in Passaic County Tourney Despite 2nd Round Exit

    Starting on May 4th, the Passaic Valley varsity baseball team participated in the Passaic County Tournament. The first round saw the Hornets defeat rival Wayne Valley in one of the most intense games of the season.

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  • Jen Sabbak First in Race to 100

    Creating a path for others to follow is exactly what senior Jen Sabbak '17 is doing on the lacrosse team. Sabbak has just reached a major milestone, scoring 100 goals, a mark never before reached in Girls' Lacrosse at Passaic Valley.

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  • Lacrosse Programs Off to Historic Start

    Much is expected from both Girls' and Boys' lacrosse programs this year. So far, the teams have not disappointed, both defeating DePaul Catholic for the first time in school history.

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  • DeNora Grapples to 8th in Wrestling State Championships

    The 2017 NJ Wrestling State Championships were held in Atlantic City over the March 3rd weekend. Student athletes wrestled in front of about 10,000 people packed into the Boardwalk Hall. PV's own Nick DeNora '17 placed 8th in the state making his coach and school incredibly proud.

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  • Wrestling Team Celebrates Successful Post Season

    The wrestling team has had a phenomenal 2016-2017 postseason. After their last match as a team, the athletes moved on to compete at the District Tournament to earn a spot for Regions and then for the State Tournament. Nick Denora '17 medalled in States, earning 8th place overall.

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  • Top Ten in the Big North, Ice Hockey Team Makes it to States

    At 10-9-1 and earning a spot in the top ten of the Big North Conference, the Ice Hockey Team made it to States. Catch Mr. Michael Sheehan and the Hornets Ice Hockey team vie for the Big North Bronze Cup Championship on February 17 and play their first game in States on February 20.

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  • Challenge for PV Wrestling Increases After Region Switch

    The Passaic Valley wrestling team has been switched into a higher, more competitive region. PV now shares a region with one of the top teams in the state, Bergen Catholic.

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  • Media Welcomes First Freshman: Billy Pinckney

    During the summer of 2015, William Edward Pinckney created a website and YouTube channel to display his interviews with famous athletes and sport commentators. He titled his website and YouTube channel, “Billy the Batboy’s Corner.”

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  • Holsworth and Donovan: Co-Teaching in Class and on Court

    Passaic Valley Basketball introduces two new coaches to the Freshman and Varsity teams. This winter season Mr. James Holsworth is the new coach for the Varsity team, while Zachary Donovan coaches the Freshman team.

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