UPDATE: Columbia HS boys’ basketball players earn honors

UPDATE: Columbia HS boys’ basketball players earn honors

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE – The Columbia High School boys’ varsity basketball team featured five players who earned All-Super Essex Conference-American Division honors. Senior center Henry Voorhees was selected to the first team; senior forward Kevin Bostic was selected to the second team and sophomore forward Stephan Gabriel, senior forward Davidson Racine and freshman guard Russell Ayala […]

West Orange HS and Seton Hall Prep spring team schedules 2016

WEST ORANGE – The West Orange High School and Seton Hall Prep spring varsity teams will begin their seasons next week. The lacrosse seasons will begin March 30. The SHP lacrosse team won the Essex County Tournament title for the third straight season last year. The baseball and softball seasons begin April 1. The SHP […]

West Orange HS girls’ basketball players honored

West Orange HS girls’ basketball players honored

WEST ORANGE – The West Orange High School girls’ varsity basketball team, despite finishing with a losing record, made good strides this season. The Lady Mountaineers defeated a good Bloomfield team twice in the Essex County Tournament and in the state North Jersey Section 1, Group 4 tournament. Both times, the WOHS prevailed in overtime […]

East Orange Campus HS girls’ basketball players earn All-Area honors

East Orange Campus HS girls’ basketball players earn All-Area honors

EAST ORANGE – The East Orange Campus High School girls’ varsity basketball team was blessed with outstanding players who helped in producing another banner season. The Jaguars, who repeated as Essex County Tournament champions and won a state sectional title for the second year in a row, were led by senior guard Marvellous Osagie-Erese, sophomore […]

Orange HS starts up boys’ volleyball program this spring

ORANGE – Orange High School has started a boys’ volleyball program this spring. Melissa Natalie is the head coach and Blas Ortega is the assistant coach. Mohammed Abdelaziz, Vice Principal/Athletics, noted the strong interest from students about forming a boys’ volleyball program. “We had students interested,” he said. “I brought it to the attention of […]

Orange HS girls’ basketball players earn honors

ORANGE – Orange High School girls’ basketball players Lorenzah Hammer and Imani May, both juniors, made All-Super Essex Conference-Colonial Divisiono first team. In addition, May made first team and Hammer made second team on the Worrall Media All-Area. May averaged 13.9 points per game. The Lady Tornadoes finished with a 14-11 record this season.

Irvington HS girls’ basketball players earn honors

Irvington HS girls’ basketball players earn honors

IRVINGTON – The Irvington High School girls’ varsity basketball team, which finished with a 16-10 record under head coach Rashawnah French, featured players who have earned All-Super Essex Conference-Colonial Division honors. Junior guard Jessica Washington and senior forward Jasmine Williams made first team; senior forward Atonie Johnson made second team and junior guard Rhoda Agyemang […]

Nutley HS girls’ basketball All-American Blair Watson is All-Area Player of the Year

NUTLEY – A player such as Blair Watson comes once in a generation; maybe a lifetime. Watson, a senior 6-foot-1, unquestionably had a terrific girls’ basketball career at Nutley High School, becoming the school’s all-time leading scorer for both boys’ and girls’ basketball. Watson, a McDonald’s All-American, finished her career with 2,127 points. She averaged […]

Belleville HS girls’ basketball players earn accolades

BELLEVILLE – Despite finishing with a 5-18 record, the Belleville High girls’ varsity basketball team featured a few strong contributors. Gianna Benacquista, a junior forward, was voted to the All-Super Essex Conference-Independence second team. Jehan Dabon, a freshman, was selected honorable mention on the All-SEC-Independence. Benaquista also was named to the Worrall Media All-Area honorable […]

Belleville HS baseball team seeks to build off last year’s progress

BELLEVILLE – The Belleville High School varsity baseball team last season moved up two divisions to the Super Essex Conference-American Division, which is the highest division of the conference. The Bucs had to face the likes of such perennial contenders as Seton Hall Prep, Millburn, Bloomfield and Nutley, just to name a few. But the […]