West Orange seniors receive Essex County Scholar-Athlete Awards

West Orange seniors receive Essex County Scholar-Athlete Awards

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School seniors Sophia Adelson and Abraham Dada were recognized as top scholar-athletes at the annual Essex County Awards held at Mayfair Farms on May 9. The event recognizes top male and female academic athletes from schools across Essex County. Abraham Dada, a WOHS wrestler, and Sophia Adelson, a […]

West Orange HS softball team gears up for ECT

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange High School varsity softball team, seeded 13th, will visit fourth-seeded Nutley in the first round of the Essex County Tournament on or by Saturday, May 6. The Mountaineers received byes in the preliminary rounds. WOHS hopes to avenge a tough 3-2 road loss Nutley on Saturday, April 29.

West Orange HS softball team enjoys win streak

West Orange HS softball team enjoys win streak

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Nahtali Simpson went 3-for-4 with a double, triple, homer, three RBI and two runs to lead the West Orange High School varsity softball team to a 7-4 road win over Lyndhurst on April 15 for its third win in a row. Isa Oden went 3-for-4 with three runs; and Danielle Fastiggi […]

West Orange HS softball team working to have good season

West Orange HS softball team working to have good season

WEST ORANGE, NJ – West Orange High School varsity softball head coach Joel Troast is optimistic about this season, which features five returning seniors and five third-year varsity starters. The co-captains are twins Amanda and Emma Scalora, who have also been part of the award-winning varsity cheerleaders. Amanda plays first base and Emma is a […]

Pep rally kicks off spring sports season at WOHS

Pep rally kicks off spring sports season at WOHS

WEST ORANGE, NJ — An enthusiastic crowd of supporters joined the spring sports teams in West Orange High School’s Tarnoff Gym on March 30 to celebrate the start of the season. Baseball, softball, track and field, boys’ tennis, lacrosse and golf are scheduled to begin their seasons this April. Athletic Director Ron Bligh and coaches […]

West Orange HS softball team seeks solid season

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange High School varsity softball team features an experienced core this season as the Mountaineers hope to improve from last year’s 8-16 record. The Mountaineers begin the season Saturday, April 1, at home against Cedar Grove at 10 a.m. Key returning players: • Emma Scalora, senior pitcher • Amanda […]

West Orange HS softball players earn All-SEC and All-Area accolades

WEST ORANGE – The West Orange High School varsity softball team, despite finishing with an 8-16 record, featured several players who have earned All-Super Essex Conference-Liberty Division and Worrall Media All-Area honors. They include shortstop Nahtali Simpson (First Team on both All-SEC-Liberty and All-Area); catcher Chyna Chitty (Second Team All-SEC-Liberty and First Team All-Area); left […]

West Orange HS softball team shows passion every day

WEST ORANGE – The West Orange High School varsity softball team has shown much enthusiasm this season. “I am very pleased with the attitudes and passion the kids show up with every day to enjoy playing the game of softball together,” WOHS fourth-year head coach Joel Troast said. “On and off the field, these are […]