Jason Alford’s Super Bowl experience is recognized; National Football League gives ‘Golden Ball’ trophy to his alma mater, Orange High School

Jason Alford’s Super Bowl experience is recognized; National Football League gives ‘Golden Ball’ trophy to his alma mater, Orange High School

ORANGE – In his rookie season, Jason Alford played a big part in helping the New York Giants beat the then-undefeated New England Patriots to win Super Bowl 42 in Glendale, Ariz., eight years ago. As part of its celebration of Super Bowl 50 this year, the National Football League has given a “Golden Football” […]

Orange HS boys’ basketball team rallies past Irvington to snap skid

ORANGE – The Orange High School boys’ varsity basketball team rallied to defeat Irvington, 62-57, at home on Jan. 21, snapping a three-game losing streak and improving to a 5-10 record. The Tornadoes trailed 28-25 at halftime and 45-42 at the end of the third quarter but outscored Irvington, 20-12, in the fourth quarter. OHS […]

Orange HS girls’ basketball team continues surge, moves to 9-4

ORANGE – The Orange High School girls’ varsity basketball team defeated Caldwell and St. Vincent Academy to improve to 9-4. Imani May had 19 points, five rebounds, six assists and six steals to lead the Lady Tornadoes to a 45-40 come-from-behind victory over Caldwell at home on Jan. 19. Lorenzia Hammer had 12 points, 15 […]

Mount Saint Dominic hoop team, under West Orange resident Jerry Aquino, gains first win

CALDWELL –  Powered by a balanced effort which saw points produced by 10 of the 11 players on the varsity roster, the Mount Saint Dominic Academy basketball contingent tripled the total registered by homestanding Weequahic, as the Lady Lions roared to a 66-22 victory on Tuesday, Jan. 19, in Newark. Leading the Lady Lions, who […]

Orange HS girls’ basketball team victorious

ORANGE – Imani May had 18 points; Lorenzia Hammer had 10 points and 12 rebounds and Imani Paul had five points, eight rebounds and four steals to lead the Orange High School girls’ varsity basketball team to a 35-22 win at Verona on Jan. 12. OHS used a 21-3 second quarter to take a 33-7 […]

Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center to screen Marty Glickman film on Feb. 11 with special guest Ian Eagle

UPPER MONTCLAIR – For over a half century, Marty Glickman was the pre-eminent voice of New York sports, and became arguably the most influential sports broadcaster of all time. He announced games of virtually every team, beginning as the radio announcer of the New York Knicks when they were formed in 1946. And he was […]

Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center to hold Character Building Program class, screening of movie ‘The Sandlot’ on Feb. 15

UPPER MONTCLAIR – The Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center will hold a Character Building Program and Screening of “The Sandlot” on President’s Day, Feb. 15, from 1-4 p.m. for children in grades 3-5. The first in a series of four classes, children will participate in a new inter-disciplinary way to build character and learn […]

Orange HS to host seventh annual MLK Classic

ORANGE – The Orange High School boys’ varsity basketball team will play East Orange Campus High School in the seventh annual OHS Martin Luther King Jr. Classic on Monday, Jan. 18. Tip-off is at 5 p.m., which caps the four games for the day. Admission is charged. The teams have met each year in the […]