Orange student-athlete reaches huge milestone: 100 career wins

Orange student-athlete reaches huge milestone: 100 career wins

ORANGE, NJ — High school wrestling in the state of New Jersey is often considered to be the domain of more suburban and rural areas of the state. It is also a popular sport that flies under the radar. Orange High School’s wrestling team does not fit the normal profile, but the program has gained […]

East Orange YMCA hoops players win their first-ever championship

East Orange YMCA hoops players win their first-ever championship

EAST ORANGE, NJ — In a year of many challenges, the players in the Hawks Travel Basketball program at the East Orange YMCA were able to withstand strict protocols, difficult practices and challenging games to secure this year’s 2021 12U & 14U Metro Y League Championships. This is the first time the East Orange YMCA […]

Rough Riders slow the Tornadoes’ home opener

Rough Riders slow the Tornadoes’ home opener

ORANGE, NJ — It was an early test for both the Orange Tornadoes and the Newark West Side Rough Riders as they rekindled their rivalry this past Friday evening, Oct. 9, at Bell Stadium in Orange. The last time these two schools met on the gridiron was 2015. Coming into Friday’s game, Orange had won […]

NJSIAA announces postseason football plans

NJSIAA announces postseason football plans

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ — New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association, in coordination with officers of its Football Leagues and Conferences Committee, has announced plans for the 2020 football postseason. To be known as “Football Post-Season Groupings,” these playoff games will be played during weeks seven and eight of the season. Participation in Football Post-Season Groupings will […]

Orange Tornadoes are ready to start the 2020 season

Orange Tornadoes are ready to start the 2020 season

ORANGE, NJ — It was a sunny afternoon on Tuesday, Aug. 25, as the Tornadoes of Orange High School trickled into Bell Stadium in Orange for their daily strength and conditioning sessions. With head coach Randy Daniel and Assistant Principal of Athletics and Academics Anthony Frantantoni leading the way, Orange football is poised to make […]

NJSIAA provides summer workout guidelines

NJSIAA provides summer workout guidelines

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association marked the initial step toward a fall season return to high school sports with the release of initial guidelines for summer workouts, formally known as the “summer recess period,” according to a June 19 press release from the NJSIAA. “The governor’s announcement today regarding youth […]

NJSIAA recognizes graduating Scholar-Athletes

NJSIAA recognizes graduating Scholar-Athletes

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — For the 2019-20 school year, the 27th annual Scholar-Athlete Awards initiative of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association has provided a certificate of recognition to 354 high school student-athletes. Under this ongoing program, each NJSIAA member school — nearly every high school in the state — has the opportunity to […]

Schools to remain closed through school year, sports canceled

Schools to remain closed through school year, sports canceled

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy announced May 4 that New Jersey school buildings will remain closed through the rest of the school year. This announcement has also served as the final death knell for the spring 2020 sports season, which the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association had been hoping to resurrect at […]

NJSIAA hopes to have spring season suspended by COVID-19 pandemic

NJSIAA hopes to have spring season suspended by COVID-19 pandemic

On April 1, the day that most of the sports for the spring high school season were supposed to begin, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association indicated that it is still hoping the season will take place. The NJSIAA suspended the spring season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to published reports, NJSIAA Assistant […]

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