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 […]

Bloomfield HS girls’ hoops return strong nucleus this season

Bloomfield HS girls’ hoops return strong nucleus this season

BLOOMFIELD – Coming off a strong 17-8 campaign in 2014-2015, the Bloomfield High School girls’ varsity basketball team has a solid returning nucleus this season. Under third-year head coach Dana Morton, the Lady Bengals, who graduated just three players – forward Anaiah Hodge and twin guards Zenndayah and Taniyah Austin – return senior forward/center Aniyah […]

Columbia HS basketball, wrestling and fencing schedules

MAPLEWOOD – The Columbia High School basketball, wrestling and fencing teams are gearing up for their seasons that begin this weekend. The girls’ fencing team won its second straight state title last season. The boys’ fencing team last season finished as state tournament runner-up after being the two-time defending state champion. The following are their […]

TJ Gibbs-led Seton Hall Prep hoops seek another great season

WEST ORANGE – Led by University of Notre Dame-bound senior guard TJ Gibbs, the Seton Hall Prep varsity basketball team looks to have another stellar season. The Pirates, under fifth-year head coach Kevin Williams, will tip off the season Friday, Dec. 18, at Newark Tech in a Super Essex Conference-American Division game. The Pirates won […]

East Orange Campus HS boys’ and girls’ basketball teams to tip of seasons; schedules released

EAST ORANGE – The East Orange Campus High School boys’ and girls’ varsity basketball teams will begin their seasons on Friday, Dec. 18. The boys’ team will visit Newark Central in a Super Essex Conference-Liberty Division game, while the girls’ team will host Blomfield Tech in an SEC-American Division game, both at 7 p.m. The […]

Nutley HS ice hockey team downs Verona/Glen Ridge

NUTLEY – Gerard LaFuria scored twice and Eric Scalera and Zach Vaughan each had one goal and one assist to lead the Nutley High School varsity ice hockey team to a 5-1 win over Verona/Glen Ridge on Saturday, Dec. 12, at Richard J. Codey Arena in West Orange. Ryan O’Mara had one goal; Brenden Ruiz […]