Men of Essex, Inc. honors Essex County scholar-athletes and Athletes of Year

Men of Essex, Inc. honors Essex County scholar-athletes and Athletes of Year

The Men of Essex, Inc. has selected track phenom Reanda Richards of West Essex Regional High School to be the recipient of the 2018 “Essex Award.” The 60th Anniversary Essex Awards dinner banquet was held on Wednesday, May 16, at Cedar Hill Golf & Country Club in Livingston. Richards broke a 36-year-old meet record in […]

PHOTOS: Orange HS softball team vs. Irvington

PHOTOS: Orange HS softball team vs. Irvington

Photos by Steve Ellmore: Orange vs. Irvington, May 2, at Irvington Park. ORANGE, NJ – The Orange High School varsity softball team is having a good season this spring. The Tornadoes had an three-game winning streak that was snapped with a 15-1 loss at Irvington on May 2. Orange then lost to Montclair, 15-1, in […]

Orange HS alumnus Jamar Summers signs with the Pittsburgh Steelers

Orange HS alumnus Jamar Summers signs with the Pittsburgh Steelers

ORANGE, NJ – Jamar Summers didn’t get his name called during the NFL Draft, April 26-28. But that didn’t mean the Orange High School alumnus’ dreams of playing in the NFL were shattered. Summers, a 6-foot, 190-pound cornerback from the University of Connecticut, was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as an undrafted free agent. This […]

Orange HS softball team wins in ECT preliminary game

ORANGE, NJ – The Orange High School varsity softball team, seeded 21st, defeated No. 28 seed West Caldwell Tech, 14-10, in the preliminary second round of the Essex County Tournament on April 28 to improve to a 7-4 record. Stefany Aguilar had two hits and four RBI; Ashley Moscoso had three hits and Keturah Cohen […]

Josh Fields leads Orange HS baseball team past Arts

Josh Fields leads Orange HS baseball team past Arts

ORANGE, NJ – Josh Fields went 2-for-3 with two RBI and pitched a one-hit shuout with 13 strikeouts to lead the Orange High School varsity baseball team to a 6-0 win over Arts on April 23 at Monte Irvin Field. David Johnson-Guzman also had a single and an RBI for the Tornadoes. Orange also defeated […]

Orange HS football standout Nyquee Hawkins commits to Virginia Tech

Orange HS football standout Nyquee Hawkins commits to Virginia Tech

ORANGE, NJ – As one of the top high school football players in the state in the Class of 2019, Orange High School’s Nyquee Hawkins received numerous scholarship offers from major Division 1 colleges. On Friday, April 13, the junior announced his commitment to Virginia Tech. Hawkins, a 6-foot, 180-pound cornerback, is a four-star prospect […]

Orange HS softball team is off to good start; seeks another division title

ORANGE, NJ (updated Saturday April 14, 11:27 a.m.) – After winning its first division title in school history last spring, the Orange High School varsity softball team is off to a great start to the 2018 season. The Tornadoes, who won the Super Essex Conference-Freedom Division last year, have three quality wins against division opponents […]

Orange HS baseball team has good start to the season

Orange HS baseball team has good start to the season

ORANGE, NJ – The Orange High School varsity baseball team, under head coach Wally Boyett, has enjoyed a good start to the season. The Tornadoes won their season opener, beating Technology, 12-2, April 5, in Newark. David Johnson-Johnson went 2-for-3 with a double, a run, and four RBI; Anthony Ozoria went 3-for-3 with a double, […]

East Orange Campus HS track and field teams seek more success this spring; Orange HS track teams begin season at Mountie Relays

East Orange Campus HS track and field teams seek more success this spring; Orange HS track teams begin season at Mountie Relays

EAST ORANGE, NJ – The East Orange Campus High School boys’ and girls’ track and field teams hope to achieve more success this spring. The boys’ team, under head coach Lance Wigfall, arguably was the best team in New Jersey this past winter season. The Jaguars won every single major meet title on the Super […]