Najee Pride overcomes handicap to excel on basketball court

Najee Pride overcomes handicap to excel on basketball court

  Correction: Najee Pride is a four-year starter. ORANGE, NJ (corrected Thursday March 16, 8:05 a.m.) – Najee Pride isn’t just like any other player. The Orange resident arguably is the best player on the Christ the King Prep boys’ basketball team. This season, the 6-foot-1 senior guard displayed his all-around skills while averaging 14 […]

Orange HS girls’ basketball team enjoys banner season; finishes with perfect mark to win SEC-Colonial title

Orange HS girls’ basketball team enjoys banner season; finishes with perfect mark to win SEC-Colonial title

ORANGE, NJ – The Orange High School girls’ varsity basketball team enjoyed a terrific season. The Tornadoes, under 19th-year head coach Pia Frazier, captured the Super Essex Conference-Colonial Division title with a perfect 14-0 divisional record. The fifth-seeded Tornadoes defeated Colonia before losing to Rahway in the NJSIAA North Jersey Section 2, Group 3 state […]

Orange HS boys’ basketball team advances to section quarterfinals

ORANGE, NJ – Zahier Childs scored 17 points; D’Angelo Blackmand had 14 points, 11 rebounds and three blocks; and Rasheed Boyd had 12 points and 13 rebounds to lead the third-seeded Orange High School boys’ varsity basketball team to a 66-48 win over 14th-seeded Cliffside Park in the first round of the NJSIAA North Jersey […]

Orange HS wrestler Ezechiel Conserve enjoys good run in Region 3 tournament

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. The OHS Tornadoes split their two games with Bloomfield and also split two games with Verona. The Tornadoes’ other divisional loss was […]

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 […]

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 […]