East Orange natives serve as game officials for NCAA FCS Football Playoffs

East Orange natives serve as game officials for NCAA FCS Football Playoffs

EAST ORANGE, NJ – East Orange natives Darin Patrick and Jarrod Johnson were game officials during the 2018-19 NCAA Football Championship Series (FCS) Division 1 Playoffs. Both officials work in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) and have been officiating games for several years. Patrick is a Side Judge in the conference. He is a graduate […]

East Orange native Jabrill Peppers traded to New York Giants

EAST ORANGE, NJ – Jabrill Peppers is coming home. Peppers, an East Orange native who spent his first two seasons with the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League, was acquired by New York Giants as part of a mega trade involving super star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. Peppers, a 5-11, 213-pound safety who […]

EOCHS and OHS football duo recognized as Scholar-Athletes

EOCHS and OHS football duo recognized as Scholar-Athletes

EAST ORANGE/ORANGE – East Orange Campus High School senior Christopher Stultz and Orange High School senior Nigil Thomas were among the recipients of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Essex County Chapter Scholar-Athlete Award during a recent ceremony at Mayfair Farms in West Orange. Stultz, a defensive lineman, will play at American […]

Clifford Scott, Upsala College legend Fred Hill dies at 84

Baseball coach had over 1,000 wins, mostly at Rutgers University

EAST ORANGE, NJ – Fred Hill, a legendary athlete and coach who grew up in East Orange, died last weekend. He was 84 years old. As an athlete at Clifford Scott High School and Upsala College in East Orange, Hill sparkled in football, basketball and baseball. He was a successful coach at several schools, particularly […]

UPDATED: East Orange Campus HS girls basketball team has great run in postseason

Jaguars drop heartbreaker to Bloomfield in North 1, Group 4 semifinals to end solid 14-11 campaign

UPDATED: East Orange Campus HS girls basketball team has great run in postseason

EAST ORANGE, NJ – The East Orange Campus High School girls varsity basketball team made an inspiring run in the postseason. The ninth-seeded Jaguars went on the road and pulled off two upsets, including one against recently-crowned Essex County Tournament champion West Orange. The Jaguars almost made it back to another sectional final, but unfortunately, […]

East Orange Campus HS boys basketball team falls at top-seeded Clifton in North 1,Group 4 state tournament first round

East Orange Campus HS boys basketball team falls at top-seeded Clifton in North 1,Group 4 state tournament first round

EAST ORANGE, NJ – The 16th-seeded East Orange Campus High School boys varsity basketball team fell to top-seeded Clifton,  61-54, Monday, Feb. 25, in the first round of the NJSIAA North Jersey Section 1, Group 4 state tournament. Justin Singh-Smith had 16 points; Izaiah Poole had 14 points; Kaleb Harmon had 12 points; and Mario […]

East Orange Campus HS girls basketball team seeks state tourney success; drops 46-44 heartbreaker to West Orange in ECT

EAST ORANGE, NJ – The East Orange Campus High School girls varsity basketball team hopes to make a good run in the postseason. The ninth-seeded Jaguars will visit eighth-seeded Fair Lawn in the first round Feb. 25. A victory would most likely give head coach Derrick Johnson’s team another shot at West Orange. The winner […]

East Orange Campus HS’ Malcolm Barnes and Al-Shadee Salaam excel at indoor track and field Group 4 State meet

EAST ORANGE, NJ – East Orange Campus High School’s Malcolm Barnes and Al-Shadee Salaam enjoyed fine efforts at the NJSIAA boys indoor track and field Group 4 State Championships at the Bennett Center in Toms River, Friday, Feb. 15. Barnes, a senior, finished in second place in the  finals of the 55-meter hurdles in 7.64. […]

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