West Orange HS girls’ basketball team suffers heartbreaking loss on buzzer-beating layup in OT in classic Essex County Tournament championship game

WEST ORANGE – Even though it was playing in its first Essex County Tournament championship in the 43-year history of the tournament, the West Orange High School girls’ varsity basketball team didn’t show any jitters. After all, the third-seeded Mountaineers came into the game with just two losses all season, giving them the confidence that […]

Region 3 wrestling tournament quarterfinals

High School Wrestling REGION 3  at West Orange HS QUARTERFINALS, Feb. 24 106: Cullen Day (Phillipsburg) p. Michael Rodriguez (Becton) 2:49; Jake Bursese (Hanover Park) d. Matt DeStefanis (Randolph) 5-4; Will Grater (Queen of Peace) d. Darren Jones (Caldwell) 2-1; Quinn Melofchik (Belvidere) d. Anthony Clark (Delbarton) 3-2. 113: Anthony Petrillo (Livingston) d. Alex Strashinsky […]

Updated H.S. Girls’ Basketball bracket for North 1, Group 4

The following is an updated bracket for the North Jersey Section 1, Group 4 state tournament for high school girls’ varsity basketball, after Paterson Eastside was forced out of the tournament by the Paterson Public School District, which imposed penalties against the Eastside athletic department in the wake of an alleged system of allowing foreign […]

Montclair YMCA Dolphins swim team will send 35 to NJ YMCA Championships

Montclair YMCA Dolphins swim team will send 35 to NJ YMCA Championships

MONTCLAIR, NJ – For the past several weekends, the Montclair YMCA Dolphins have been competing in championship meets that provide swimmers with additional opportunities to qualify for the 2017 NJ YMCA State Championships. The NJ YMCA Bronze Championships took place at the Raritan Bay YMCA in Perth Amboy, February 11-12.  At the Bronze meet, 87 […]

Nutley HS ice hockey team enjoys strong finish to season

Nutley HS ice hockey team enjoys strong finish to season

NUTLEY, NJ – When a team finishes a season with a losing record, it’s not the easiest thing to take. But a strong finish always gives some hope for the following campaign. This winter, that was the case for the Nutley High School hockey team. At one point in the 2016-17 season, Nutley only had […]

Orange HS boys’ basketball clinches share of SEC-Colonial Division title; loses in wild 4-overtime game vs. Old Tappan

Orange HS boys’ basketball clinches share of SEC-Colonial Division title; loses in wild 4-overtime game vs. Old Tappan

ORANGE, NJ – The Orange High School boys’ varsity basketball team clinched a share of the Super Essex Conference-Colonial Division championship with Bloomfield and Verona. All three teams finished 9-3 in the division. Orange split their two games with Bloomfield and also split its two games with Verona. The Tornadoes dropped a wild, four-overtime game […]

Two-time defending champion East Orange HS girls’ basketball team falls to Newark Tech in ECT semfinals

EAST ORANGE, NJ – The two-time defending champion East Orange High School girls’ varsity basketball team lost to top-seeded Newark Tech, 49-33, in the Essex County Tournament semifinals at Weequahic HS in Newark on Feb. 22. Freshman guard Brianna Turner had 12 points and sophomore point guard Brianna Mills had 10 points for the fourth-seeded […]

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