West Orange HS boys’ basketball team falls to Newark West Side in Essex County Tournament

Mountaineers' five-game win streak ends as team moves to 15-3 record

WEST ORANGE – Senior forward Doug Hughes scored 14 points and senior forward Jeremiah Moore had 11 points but the 12th-seeded West Orange High School boys’ varsity basketball team lost at fifth-seeded Newark West Side, 68-51, in the first round of the Essex County Tournament on Feb. 13. Senior guard Patrick Jamison had 10 points; […]

Verona/Glen Ridge ice hockey team tops Nutley in overtime to reach McInnis Cup semifinals

Owen Gleeson nets game-winner

GLEN RIDGE – Glen Ridge senior assistant captain Owen Gleeson scored the game-winner 4:25 into overtime to lift the fourth-seeded Verona/Glen Ridge high school varsity ice hockey team to a 2-1 come-from-behind win over fifth-seeded Nutley in the McInnis Cup playoff quarterfinals at Richard J. Codey Arena in West Orange on Feb. 13. Glen Ridge […]

Bloomfield HS girls’ basketball team falls to West Orange in double overtime in Essex County Tournament

BLOOMFIELD – The ninth-seeded Bloomfield High School girls’ varsity basketball team lost at eighth-seeded West Orange, 49-46, in double overtime in the first round of the Essex County Tournament on Feb. 13. The Lady Bengals trailed 38-30 before outscoring West Orange, 15-7, in the fourth quarter to tie it 45-45 and force overtime. Each team […]

West Orange HS girls’ basketball team outlasts Bloomfield in double overtime to advance to Essex County Tournament quarterfinals

WEST ORANGE – Senior forward Candis Ferrell hit two free throws and junior guard Jewel Burnet hit one free throw to lift the eighth-seeded West Orange High School girls’ varsity basketball team to a 49-46 double-overtime win over Bloomfield in the first round of the Essex County Tournament on Feb. 13 at WOHS. Freshman guard […]