Orange’s Jamar Summers and East Orange’s Tyraiq Beals lead UConn football team in season-opening win

Orange’s Jamar Summers and East Orange’s Tyraiq Beals lead UConn football team in season-opening win

ORANGE, NJ – Orange’s Jamar Summers and East Orange’s Tyraiq Beals helped the University of Connecticut football team to a 27-20 win over Holy Cross in the season opener Friday, August 31 in Storrs, Conn. Summers, a 6-foot, 190-pound senior defensive back, posted a team-high 11 tackles (eight solo) with three pass breakups. Beals, a […]

Orange HS football team moves up to Group 4 status

Orange HS football team moves up to Group 4 status

ORANGE, NJ – For many years, Orange High School has always been classified as a Group 2 or Group 3 school by the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association for postseason competition. But recently, the NJSIAA reclassified the OHS football team to Group 4 status. Group size refers to school enrollment. OHS will be in North […]

Orange HS football star Nyquee Hawkins gains major collegiate interest

Orange HS football star Nyquee Hawkins gains major collegiate interest

ORANGE, NJ (corrected Friday, July 7, 8:51 p.m.) – Orange High School rising junior Nyquee Hawkins is one of the most heavily recruited football players in the state. Hawkins, a 6-foot, 180-pound wide receiver/cornerback, has received several scholarship offers from major Football Bowl Series (formerly Division 1-A) colleges and universities. Hawkins has received 18 offers. […]

Orange HS softball team enjoys historic season

Orange HS softball team enjoys historic season

ORANGE, NJ – Guided by head coach Pete Naumowicz and assistant coach Stephanie Ross, the Orange High School varsity softball team enjoyed a banner season. The Tornadoes won the Super Essex Conference-Freedom Division with a 16-0 record and finished with a 17-3 overall record. It was the first division title in program history. In addition, […]

Essex County Executive Divincenzo announces international youth soccer tournament will be played in Essex County Riverbank and Independence parks from June 23 to 25

NEWARK – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that an international youth soccer tournament will be played in Essex County from June 23 to 25. The Ironbound Soccer Club is hosting the La Liga Promises 2017 International Under 12 Boys Soccer Tournament, which will take place in Essex County Riverfront Park and Essex […]

Orange HS senior Lorenzah Hammer earns Best Teammate Award

Orange HS senior Lorenzah Hammer earns Best Teammate Award

Orange High School’s Lorenzah Hammer has earned the 2017 Investors Bank Best Teammate Award. Lorenzah, along with student-athletes from high schools in the Super Essex Conference, were recently honored during ceremonies at the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center. A senior, she played on the Tornadoes’ varsity basketball team. Coaches selected her because of her […]

Orange HS and East Orange Campus HS softball players earn All-SEC honors

ORANGE/EAST ORANGE – The Orange High School and East Orange Campus High School varsity softball teams featured several players who earned All-Super Essex Conference honors. Orange HS All-SEC-Freedom Division First Team: Amanda Anderson, Orezia Logus, and Ashley Moscoso. Second Team: Andifer Santana, Stefany Aguilar, and Jasmira Cordova. Honorable Mention: Keturah Cohen. East Orange Campus HS […]