Region 3 wrestling first-round results

Region 3 wrestling first-round results

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The first round of the Region 3 wrestling tournament at West Orange HS took place last night, Feb. 21. The quarterfinals will take place tonight, Feb. 22, and the semifinals, wrestlebacks, third-place consolations and finals will be held Saturday, Feb. 23, all at WOHS. The top four finishers in each weight […]

Orange HS wrestling brothers enjoy District 9 tournament success

Orange HS wrestling brothers enjoy District 9 tournament success

ORANGE, NJ – Merlin Senat and Pierre Senat, both brothers, enjoyed stellar performances to lead the Orange High School varsity wrestling team at the District 9 tournament at Nutley HS, Feb. 16. Pierre, a senior, finished in second place in the 120-pound weight class. In the finals, he lost to Delbarton’s Anthony Clark by technical […]

Orange HS boys basketball team falls to Newark Tech in ECT

Orange HS boys basketball team falls to Newark Tech in ECT

ORANGE, NJ – The 17th-seeded Orange High School boys varsity basketball team fell at No. 16 seed Newark Tech, 64-60, in the first round (round of 16) o the Essex County Tournament, Feb. 9. Elijah Thompson had 20 points; Rasheed Johnson had 12 points and Giovanni Peterkin had 10 points for the Tornadoes, who had […]

Go West, young men. Orange HS football players Nigil Thomas and Trevion Thomas sign with Division II New Mexico Highlands University

Go West, young men. Orange HS football players Nigil Thomas and Trevion Thomas sign with Division II New Mexico Highlands University

IRVINGTON, NJ – Go West, young men. Orange High School seniors Nigil Thomas and Trevion Thomas, no relation, both signed letters of intent on National Signing Day, Feb. 6 in accepting athletic scholarships to New Mexico Highlands University to play football. Nigil is a linebacker, while Trevion will play cornerback. Trevion also played on offense […]

Orange HS boys’ basketball team continues to gain valuable experience

Orange HS boys’ basketball team continues to gain valuable experience

ORANGE, NJ – The Orange High School boys’ varsity basketball team continues to gain good experience despite its struggles. Junior point guard Rasheed Johnson scored 16 points and freshman guard K-Jay Robinson had 10 points in the 42-39 loss to Montclair on Jan. 22. Junior forward Giovanni Paterkin had six points and Rhalik Reid had […]

10th Annual Orange HS M.L.K. Basketball Classic set for Jan. 21

East Orange Campus HS boys’ team regroups from slow start to season

10th Annual Orange HS M.L.K. Basketball Classic set for Jan. 21

ORANGE, NJ – The 10th Annual Orange High School M.L.K. Basketball Classic will be held Monday, Jan. 21. The schedule is as follows: Girls OHS vs. Newark West Side, 11 a.m. Boys Barringer vs. West Orange, 1 p.m. Newark Tech vs. American History, 3 p.m. Orange vs. East Orange Campus, 5 p.m. Admission is charged. […]

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 […]