SEC school communities rally to give financial support to Orange family fire victims

ORANGE, NJ – Losing everything in a house fire is one of the most devastating tragedies a family can ever endure. And to have it occur around the holidays makes it even more heartbreaking. Unfortunately, that was what happened to an Orange High School senior student-athlete and her family on Dec. 13. The story touched […]

East Orange Campus HS girls’ basketball team seeks another great run this season as Derrick Johnson returns as head coach

East Orange Campus HS girls’ basketball team seeks another great run this season as Derrick Johnson returns as head coach

EAST ORANGE, NJ – Derrick Johnson is back! After a one-year hiatus, Johnson has returned as the East Orange Campus High School girls’ basketball head coach and will enter his 15th season at the EOCHS helm. When Johnson was in charge, the Jaguars were simply dominant. Before he stepped down to become the EOCHS athletic […]

East Orange Campus HS football players recognized on All-SFC

East Orange Campus HS football players recognized on All-SFC

EAST ORANGE, NJ – The East Orange Campus High School football team featured several players who earned All-Super Football Conference-Liberty Blue Division. FIRST TEAM OFFENSE Nasir Montgomery, junior QB Chris Stultz, senior OL Quadir Scott, junior WR Bryant Manuel, junior RB Kashim Daniels, senior WR FIRST TEAM DEFENSE Locksley Burke, sophomore LB Ian Brown, junior […]

Denzel Banks named NJAC Player of the Week

Denzel Banks named NJAC Player of the Week

EAST ORANGE, NJ – No. 16 ranked New Jersey City University men’s basketball team won twice last week -its third and fourth wins in a row – and sophomore shooting guard Denzel Banks (Newark, NJ/(East Orange Campus) had the biggest impact for the Gothic Knights. After scoring 38 points in only 35 minutes of action […]

Bob Lester reflects on storied high school boys’ basketball coaching career

Former East Orange HS boys’ basketball mentor led Panthers to great success in 1970s

Bob Lester reflects on storied high school boys’ basketball coaching career

EAST ORANGE, NJ – In the rich history of basketball in Essex County, there have been a number of superb coaches in the high school ranks, both on the boys’ and girls’ sides. Among male coaches, people like George Cella of Bloomfield, “Finn” Tracey and Bob Farrell of Seton Hall Prep, and Greg Tynes of […]

East Orange Hall of Fame sports inductees spotlighted

EAST ORANGE, NJ – The East Orange Hall of Fame will hold its second Hall of Fame induction on November 24 at Cicely Tyson School of the Performing and Fine Arts. The inductees in the sports category include Michael Booker, Thomas Dean, Chris Fletcher, Charles Hinton, Robert “Bob” Lester, Larry Shumacher, Sr., Raquel Vassell, Troy […]