Maplewood-South Orange Wrestling Club enjoys historic resurgence

Maplewood-South Orange Wrestling Club enjoys historic resurgence

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – Youth wrestling in Maplewood and South Orange is experiencing an historic resurgence. The MSO Cougar Wrestling Club, sponsored by the Maplewood Recreation Department, had its largest enrollment this season since the mid-1990s. Its middle school wrestlers had the winningest team record since then also, along with the most Essex County place-winners […]

Seton Hall Prep baseball team boasts solid pitching corps

Seton Hall Prep baseball team boasts solid pitching corps

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The Seton Hall Prep baseball team, which finished 24-5 overall and won the Super Essex Conference-American Division title for the seventh time in the nine years of the conference last spring – returns a dominant pitching staff. Four pitchers will be headed to major colleges: senior righty Nick Maldonado (Vanderbilt), senior […]

Darnell Grant named new West Orange HS football head coach

After leading Shabazz to tremendous success for past 9 seasons; he’s ‘excited to be on this journey’

Darnell Grant named new West Orange HS football head coach

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange Public Schools announced the appointment of Darnell Grant as the new head coach of the West Orange High School varsity football team. Grant, 46, joins West Orange after nine years as head coach at Shabazz High School where he was named NJ Coach of the Year in 2014, […]

Sticks up! West Orange HS adds girls lacrosse program this spring

Sticks up! West Orange HS adds girls lacrosse program this spring

WEST ORANGE, NJ – West Orange High School has added a girls lacrosse program this spring. “We are so excited about this opportunity to finally have a girls lacrosse program at WOHS,” said head coach Kailee Beal. “We have been building the recreation travel level for four years now and have finally pushed for it […]

Seton Hall Prep swimmers make a splash at State Meet of Champions

Seton Hall Prep swimmers make a splash at State Meet of Champions

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The Seton Hall Prep swim team posted good results at the NJSIAA Meet of Champions, Sunday, March 3, at Gloucester County Technical Institute in Sewell. The 200-yard medley relay team of Jaeden Yburan, Michael Pietrucha, Luke Shea, and Roo Fenton took fourth place in 1:36.62. The 200 freestyle relay team of […]

Golda Och boys basketball team posts competitive season

Golda Och boys basketball team posts competitive season

WEST ORANGE, NJ – In New Jersey basketball circles, Sandy Pyonin is best known for coaching a host of talented players in AAU competition. That impressive list includes the likes of current Boston Celtic star and West Orange native Kyrie Irving, former Duke University standout Bobby Hurley, Luther Wright and Randy Foye. But over a […]

Seton Hall Prep basketball team finishes great 19-8 season

Seton Hall Prep basketball team finishes great 19-8 season

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The Seton Hall Prep basketball team completed its season with a 19-8 record as the Pirates went 1-1 in the NJSIAA Non-Public “A” North State Tournament. On Tuesday, the seventh-seeded Pirates hosted 10th-seeded Pingry in the first round at Frank J. Tracey Gymnasium and won, 65-36. Ashton Miller scored a career-high 31 […]

Seton Hall Prep ice hockey team enjoys successful season

Seton Hall Prep ice hockey team enjoys successful season

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The Seton Hall Prep ice hockey team completed its season with a 5-0 loss to top-seeded Don Bosco Prep in the NJSIAA Non-Public Tournament quarterfinals last Monday night Feb. 25 at the Ice Vault in Wayne. Their final record was 14-9-1. This is the most victories since the 2005-06 season. The […]

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