West Orange HS girls soccer team eyes another great season

West Orange HS girls soccer team eyes another great season

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School girls soccer team has been one of the best in the area for the past six years under head coach Sean Devore. The WOHS Mountaineers advanced to the North East E semifinals last year and finished 8-4 on the season. They are looking to achieve another […]

West Orange HS football team energized, wins first game

West Orange HS football team energized, wins first game

WEST ORANGE — The night belonged to the West Orange High School football team as the Mountaineers took off with a touchdown in the first minutes of the home opener against Newark East Side and won, 44-10.  Senior running back Makhi Green and junior running back Jekhi “Choo-Choo” Williams stacked up 34 points between them […]

High school football season kicks off despite schedule changes due to Ida storm

The high school football season kicked off for most teams last weekend in Essex County, but not without some disruption. The remnants of Hurricane Ida forced teams to change the logistics of their games. The most severe damage was seen at Foley Field in Bloomfield. As a result, Bloomfield’s home game against Nutley on Friday, […]

Area schools are ready for normalcy this season

Area schools are ready for normalcy this season

ESSEXT COUNTY, NJ — The countdown is on as area high school football teams prepare for their opening kickoffs with Week 1 games in some of the state’s top showcase events at Montclair State University, William Paterson University and Rutgers University. While they are looking towards the opening kickoffs, the day was highlighted with some […]

West Orange football aims to have another strong run

West Orange football aims to have another strong run

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School football fans were excited when Darnell Grant became the Mountaineers’ head coach in 2019. Grant had spent the previous nine seasons as the Shabazz head coach, guiding the Newark school to five North 2, Group 1, state final appearances and winning it three times.  After advancing to […]

Seton Hall Prep has high expectations for its 2021 football season

Seton Hall Prep has high expectations for its 2021 football season

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Seton Hall Prep football team has some high expectations as they enter the 2021 season. Last season, after a 0-3 start, they strung together three consecutive victories, topped off by a 26-25 thrilling overtime victory over No. 1 ranked St. Peter’s Prep last November at Brendan P. Tevlin Memorial Field […]

Bloomfield Bengals football demonstrates excellent commitment

Bloomfield Bengals football demonstrates excellent commitment

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Mike Carter can always count on his Bloomfield High School football players to show hard work and dedication. This season’s team is keeping up with that tradition, much to the delight of Carter, who heads into his 31st year at the helm of the Bengals.  “I really like things that we’ve done,” […]

SHP football defeats Pope John in stellar fashion

SHP football defeats Pope John in stellar fashion

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The expectations for the Seton Hall Prep football team have been high following a strong end of last season and a very talented senior corp returning.  The season started off with a bang as junior Darren Burton II took the opening kickoff on the Seton Hall 16-yard line and returned it […]

West Orange HS grads receive Joe Suriano Memorial Invitational Scholarships

West Orange HS grads receive Joe Suriano Memorial Invitational Scholarships

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Collegebound students Jenny Alfaro and Alex Aromin-Gabbay gasped with surprise as they stood on the track at Suriano Stadium at West Orange High School and received scholarship checks from the inaugural Joe Suriano Memorial Invitational. The Aug. 23 presentation realized track legend Bruce Berry’s vision to honor Joe Suriano, his former […]