Orange HS boys’ basketball team hopes to improve as season progresses

Orange HS boys’ basketball team hopes to improve as season progresses

ORANGE – Entering his second stint as head coach of the Orange High School boys’ varsity basketball team, Jamaal Cooper has confidence that his Tornadoes will get better as the season progresses. Sure, the team competes in the American Division, which is the highest division of the Super Essex Conference. But with improved offensive familiarity […]

Orange HS boys’ and girls’ basketball schedules

ORANGE – The Orange High School boys’ and girls’ basketball teams will tip off their seasons Dec. 18. The following are their schedules: Boys’ basketball Dec. 18, at Irvington, 4 p.m. Dec. 22, at East Side, 4 p.m. Dec. 26, 28, 30, Union City Tournament Jan. 4, at Scotch Plains, 4 p.m. Jan. 5, at […]

Orange HS football team boasts All-Area players during fine 7-3 campaign

Orange HS football team boasts All-Area players during fine 7-3 campaign

ORANGE – The Orange High School varsity football team featured several outstanding players during its 7-3 playoff season. The following players have earned Worrall Media All-Area honors: senior offensive guard/defensive tackle Ahmir Copher, junior running back/linebacker Umar Jenkins, senior slotback/free safety Ricarkdo Francis, freshman cornerback Nyquee Hawkins, senior running back/defensive back Al’Jaqua Hawkins, Nyquee’s cousin; […]

UConn football standout Jamar Summers named to First Team on All-AAC

ORANGE – Jamar Summers, a sophomore cornerback for the University of Connecticut football team, was named First Team All-American Athletic Conference as the league announced its postseason honors on Wednesday, Dec. 1. Summers, an Orange High School graduate, led the American Athletic Conference in interceptions with seven during the regular season, which also placed him […]

East Orange Campus HS, Orange HS boys’ soccer players earn All-SEC and All-Area honors

EAST ORANGE – The East Orange Campus High School boys’ varsity soccer team featured several players who earned honors this season. On the All-Super Essex Conference-Colonial Division, senior defender Bendjener Alexander, junior forward Roshard Jervis, freshman attacking midfielder Morrison Milfort and senior goalie Stanley Igbudu made first team; senior center back Andrae Walsh, junior Sebastian […]

East Orange Campus HS and Orange HS football teams will be in new North Jersey Super Football Conference

  EAST ORANGE – In an effort to create a more competitive balance for high school football, athletic directors representing four conferences gathered to officially approve the creation of the North Jersey Super Football Conference, during a meeting at Mayfair Farms in West Orange on Wednesday, Nov. 4. Believed to be the largest high school […]

New exhibit “Now Doing the Talking” showcases trailblazing athletes-turned-broadcasters

UPPER MONTCLAIR – Never have televised sports become so pervasive.  In today’s ever-widening world of sports there are more games, more pre-game shows, more post-game analyses, more everything. And more and more former athletes dominate the airwaves. We take for granted the countless ex-players who transition from the playing field to the broadcast booth or […]

Orange HS football team falls in playoffs to end fine 7-3 season

ORANGE – “This is a tough one for us,” said Orange High School head varsity football coach Randy Daniel. “We over-thought the game which we defeated ourselves.” He is speaking of the Tornadoes’ first-round loss to the Scarlets of Ridgefield Park High School, 33-12, in the NJSIAA North Jersey Section 2 Group 3 playoffs this […]

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