Inaugural East Orange HS Basketball Hall of Fame inductees will be announced in December

Inaugural East Orange HS Basketball Hall of Fame inductees will be announced in December

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The following are nominees for the inaugural East Orange High School Basketball Hall of Fame: • 1960s: Lenny Williams, Ken Macklin, Hassan Greg Ali James, Billy Raye, Bobby Sheffield, *Briscoe Belcher, Bob Pierce, Luther Bowen, *Harry James, *Billy Lovett, *Gary Turner, Myron Turner, Morris Turner, *Ken Moss and Roger Marshall. • […]

East Orange HS Boys Basketball Hall of Fame formed

East Orange HS Boys Basketball Hall of Fame formed

EAST ORANGE, NJ — When it comes to high school boys basketball, East Orange undoubtedly has a storied history. The East Orange High School boys basketball program boasted dominant teams in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.  The 1960s included such star players as Lenny Williams, Ken Macklin, Hassan Greg Ali James, the late Billy Lovett […]

East Orange Campus HS football team rolls past Bloomfield

East Orange Campus HS football team rolls past Bloomfield

On a day of remembrance, Sept. 11, there was something missing from the steady fanfare at Paul Robeson Stadium in East Orange: a familiar boom that can be heard several blocks away, yelling a familiar catchphrase — “Touchdown Jaguars!” That catchphrase was from the Jaguars’ longtime public address announcer Mike Davis, who died in the […]

High school football season kicks off despite schedule changes due to Ida storm

The high school football season kicked off for most teams last weekend in Essex County, but not without some disruption. The remnants of Hurricane Ida forced teams to change the logistics of their games. The most severe damage was seen at Foley Field in Bloomfield. As a result, Bloomfield’s home game against Nutley on Friday, […]

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