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 […]

Orange HS football coach Randy Daniel named Distinguished Coach of the Year

T'naj Brown-Benjamin of Orange HS and Quadir Scott of East Orange Campus HS honored at Horn Scholar Athlete ceremony

Orange HS football coach Randy Daniel named Distinguished Coach of the Year

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The 55th annual W. Donald Horn Scholar Athlete Awards Program sponsored by the Essex County Chapter of the National Football Foundation was held at Mayfair Farms in West Orange on March 9. Orange High School head coach Randy Daniel was named the Distinguished Coach of the Year, while OHS senior T’naj […]

COVID-19 pandemic suspends HS spring seasons

When will the high school spring teams resume activities? Will there even be a spring season? Those are the questions on the minds of many athletic directors, coaches, student-athletes, parents and fans. Right now, there are no answers. High school spring sports teams were getting ready for their seasons. The boys and girls lacrosse seasons […]

Orange HS wrestler Merlin Senat had good run this season

Orange HS wrestler Merlin Senat had good run this season

Orange High School wrestler Merlin Senat had a great run this season. Senat, competing in the 113-pound weight class, lost both of his matches in the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association tournament at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City on March 5. In the first round, Senat, seeded 29th, was pinned by fourth-seeded Cooper Stewart […]

Orange High School: decades of great success

Orange High School: decades of great success

ORANGE, NJ — In his seven years as the Orange High School athletic director, Mo Abdelaziz has recognized the long, rich history of sports in the school. To Abdelaziz, people in Orange, especially children, should learn about that history and feel the pride of being an Orange Tornado. So he came up with a unique […]

Orange HS boys basketball team posts fourth straight win

Orange HS boys basketball team posts fourth straight win

Zephania Cordes had 21 points and 14 rebounds and Giovanni Paterkin had eight points and 13 rebounds to lead the Orange High School boys basketball team to a 44-41 win over Livingston on Feb. 20 at Livingston. Elijah Thompson had seven points, Prophet Leflaeur had four points, Nyzeek Mann had three and Kason Smartt added […]

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