West Orange resident competes as part of the Jamaican team

West Orange resident competes as part of the Jamaican team

WEST  ORANGE, NJ— West Orange’s Alana Walker, 17, recently competed as part of the Jamaican women’s national gymnastics team at the 2024 Senior Pan American Artistic Championships in Santa Marta, Colombia, and was among the top 24 gymnasts to qualify for the all-around finals. The 2024 Stanford women’s gymnastics team commit scored an all-around of 46.367, finishing 15th in the all-around for […]

West Orange resident Luis Crespo leads Montclair Kimberley Academy tennis team to banner season

West Orange resident Luis Crespo leads Montclair Kimberley Academy tennis team to banner season

WEST ORANGE/MONTCLAIR, NJ — West Orange resident Luis Crespo was a senior standout at first singles for Montclair Kimberley Academy’s state-ranked boys tennis team during the 2024 spring season. The Ithaca College-bound Crespo helped MKA (15-6) win the state prep B-Division Tournament team championship and also reach the semifinals of the Essex County Tournament where […]

West Orange HS’ Daniella Malanga and Jeremy Flitt are honored with Fuccello Scholar–Athlete Award

West Orange HS’ Daniella Malanga and Jeremy Flitt are honored with Fuccello Scholar–Athlete Award

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School students Daniella Malanga and Jeremy Flitt were honored with the Karen Fuccello Scholar–Athlete Award at the annual Essex County Athletic Directors Association event on May 6 at Nanina’s in the Park in Belleville.  More than 80 scholar-athletes in Essex County attended the event. Malanga has played an […]

Seton Hall Prep track and field team impresses at Non-Public ‘A’ meet

Seton Hall Prep track and field team impresses at Non-Public ‘A’ meet

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Seton Hall Prep track and field team competed at the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Non-Public “A” state championships at Stockton University in Galloway Township in Atlantic County on Friday and Saturday, June 7-8. Senior Avene Bracey-Bradley won the triple jump. Senior Tyler Dunn took second place in both […]

West Orange HS track and field teams excel at group state meet

West Orange HS track and field teams excel at group state meet

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School track and field athletes gave solid performances at the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Group 4 state championships at Franklin High School in Somerset on Friday and Saturday, June 7-8. On the girls side, sophomore Corbin Raston took second place out of eight runners in the […]

Author Mark Braff to discuss his new book, ‘Sons of Baseball: Growing Up with a Major League Dad’ on Father’s Day at Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center

Author Mark Braff to discuss his new book, ‘Sons of Baseball: Growing Up with a Major League Dad’ on Father’s Day at Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center

LITTLE FALLS, NJ  – This Father’s Day (Sunday, June 16) from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center, author Mark Braff will discuss his new book, “Sons of Baseball: Growing Up with a Major League Dad”, with several sons featured in the book, including Larry Berra (Yogi’s eldest son), Larry […]

West Orange HS softball team posts historic season

Mountaineers win back-to-back Super Essex Conference divisional crowns for the first time

West Orange HS softball team posts historic season

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School softball team made history, becoming the first softball team in school history to win back-to-back Super Essex Conference division championships.   After losing on April 12, the Mountaineers had to be perfect for 38 days to play for the SEC—Colonial championship at Montclair Kimberley Academy on May […]

UPDATED: Robeson All-Star Football Classic to take place June 11 at Belleville

The 30th Robeson All-Star Football Classic will take place on Tuesday, June 11, at Belleville High School’s Municipal Stadium/Doc Ellis Field. Kickoff is 7 p.m. The game features high school graduating seniors.  The East All-Star team consists of players from Essex, Union and Hudson counties, and the West All-Star team consists of players from Passaic, […]

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