Men of Essex, Inc., to hold 64th Essex Awards ceremonies on June 15

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Men of Essex, Inc., has selected Newark Academy tennis phenom Nicolas Kotzen as the recipient of the 64th annual Essex Award.  Kotzen was a standout tennis player and was selected first team all-state and All-American. He will attend Columbia University on a full tennis scholarship in the fall. The 64th […]

West Orange HS baseball team has good run, ends fine season

West Orange HS baseball team has good run, ends fine season

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School baseball team had a good run this season. The eighth-seeded Mountaineers defeated ninth-seeded Memorial of West New York, 4-1, in the first round of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s North Jersey, Section 1, Group 4, tournament on Wednesday, June 1, at home for their […]

West Orange HS girls lacrosse team enjoys season of firsts

West Orange HS girls lacrosse team enjoys season of firsts

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School girls lacrosse program, which finished with an 8-9 record this spring, is making serious strides, experiencing a record year of firsts. Here is a list of their accomplishments: First playoff berth in program history.  First county tournament game in program history.  Most wins in program history.   […]

Seton Hall Prep lacrosse seniors lauded during banner season

Seton Hall Prep lacrosse seniors lauded during banner season

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Following an outstanding lacrosse season, Seton Hall Prep third-year head coach Ross Turco made the following comments about the team and its seniors. “The 2022 team possessed exceptional leadership and talent in every facet of the game. The senior class remained committed to the highest standards possible and moved the program […]

Seton Hall Prep baseball team advances to Non-Public A North semifinals

Seton Hall Prep baseball team advances to Non-Public A North semifinals

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Friday, June 3, the No. 2-seeded Seton Hall Prep baseball team defeated No. 7 seed Bergen Catholic, 5-3, at Porcello Field in West Orange in the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association Non-Public A North tournament quarterfinal. The Pirates, who extended their winning streak to nine games and improved to […]

UPDATED: Robeson All-Star Football Classic is set for June 9

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Paul Robeson All-Star Football Classic will take place on Thursday, June 9, at Paul Robeson Stadium in East Orange at 7 p.m. The Robeson Classic features graduating high school seniors. The East squad is composed of Essex and Hudson county players; the West team is composed of players from Morris, […]

West Orange HS boys volleyball team spikes down fine season

West Orange HS boys volleyball team spikes down fine season

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School boys volleyball team enjoyed a fine season. The Mountaineers, under head coach Jackie Cruz, finished with a 12-8 overall record, including finishing in second place in the Super Essex Conference–Liberty Division behind West Essex. WOHS had an 8-2 divisional record. West Essex was 15-3 overall and […]

West Orange HS baseball team enters state tourney on a roll

West Orange HS baseball team enters state tourney on a roll

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School baseball team entered the postseason on a hot streak. The Mountaineers, under head coach Tim Blumkin, had an eight-game winning streak going into the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s North Jersey, Section 1, Group 4, tournament. West Orange received the No. 8 seed in the […]