West Orange HS track and field teams excel at Kearny Relays; Bukola Akinsola named top Girl Athlete of meet

WEST ORANGE – The West Orange High School boys’ and girls’ track and field teams enjoyed great showings at the Kearny Relays on Saturday, April 2. The boys’ and girls’ teams each finished second in their respective Varsity Divisions. Bukola Akinsola led the WOHS girls and was named the Girls’ Outstanding Athlete of the Meet. […]

Essex County HS basketball legends to be honored at dinner on April 28

A dinner honoring the all-time Essex County boys’ and girls’ basketball players who starred during the Essex County Tournament era will be held April 28 at 6 p.m. at the Franklin Steakhouse in Nutley. The ECT for boys began in 1947 and for girls in 1975. The cost is $25 per person. Tickets can be […]

West Orange HS softball team defeats Glen Ridge in season opener

WEST ORANGE – The West Orange High School varsity softball team defeated Glen Ridge, 6-3, in the season opener Friday, April 1, in Glen Ridge. Emma Scalora fired a two-hitter with one earned run and three walks, striking out eight. Chyna Chitty went 2-for-3 with a double, two runs and three RBI; Danielle Fastiggi had […]

Seton Hall Prep baseball team wins in season opener

Pirates unveil new baseball field at Kelly Athletic Complex; defeat Montclair

Seton Hall Prep baseball team wins in season opener

WEST ORANGE – On a partly cloudy day, the Seton Hall Prep baseball team opened its brand new baseball field at the Kelly Athletic Complex in West Orange on Saturday, April 2. The pre-game ceremonies were emotional as Msgr. Robert E. Harahan, the Headmaster of Seton Hall Prep, and Father Zack Swantek started the ceremony […]

Golda Och Academy boys’ basketball players earn honors

WEST ORANGE – Golda Och Academy seniors Noah Susskind, Matt Blum and Harrison Slobodien earned boys’ basketball All-Super Essex Conference-Freedom Division honors. Susskind made first team; Blum made second team; and Slobodien made honorable mention. Susskind also made second team and Blum made honorable mention on the Worrall Media All-Area. Golda Och finished 9-10.

Belleville HS boys’ basketball players earn honors

BELLEVILLE – Belleville High School boys’ basketball players Mohammed Yousef, Andre Velez and Alcides DosReis have earned All-Super Essex Conference-Freedom Division honors. Yousef and Velez made the second team and DosReis made honorable mention. Yousef and Velez also made Worrall Media All-Area honorable mention.

Seton Hall Prep basketball players earn All-Area honors

WEST ORANGE – The Seton Hall Prep varsity basketball team enjoyed a memorable season, finishing with a fantastic 29-2 record. Led by one of the best players in the state in senior guard TJ Gibbs, the Pirates won the Essex County Tournament championship for the second year in a row. SHP has won a tournament-record […]

West Orange HS boys’ basketball players honored; Greg Tynes named All-Area Coach of the Year

WEST ORANGE – Despite being plagued by injuries late in the season, the West Orange High School boys’ varsity basketball team still managed to have a banner season. The Mountaineers finished with a sensational 19-4 record, including winning the Super Essex Conference-Colonial Division title with an undefeated 12-0 divisional mark. It marked the second year […]

‘Basketball on Wheels’ benefit to be held in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Council of PTA’s is pleased to invite the community to attend a special “Basketball on Wheels” event this Friday, April 1, at the Liberty Middle School Gym from 7 to 9 p.m. This exhibition game will feature local teams playing against the North American Wheelchair Basketball Eastern Conference […]