West Orange HS girls’ basketball team seeks another banner season

West Orange HS girls’ basketball team seeks another banner season

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Led by Mya Bembry, one of the best players in the state, the West Orange High School girls’ varsity basketball team produced its best season ever last winter. Head coach Caniece Williams’ team captured its first-ever state sectional title with a 56-50 win over Hackensack in the NJSIAA North Jersey Section […]

Seton Hall Prep ice hockey team enjoys 2-0 week

Seton Hall Prep ice hockey team enjoys 2-0 week

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The Seton Hall Prep ice hockey team went 2-0 last week to improve to 3-1 on the season. On Monday, Dec. 3, the Pirates  hosted St. Augustine at Richard J. Codey Arena in West Orange and won, 3-0, behind freshman goalie Jake Schunke’s 14 saves as he posted his first high […]

Seton Hall Prep wrestling coach excited for the season

Seton Hall Prep wrestling coach excited for the season

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Seton Hall Prep wrestling head coach Jack Decker, who is starting his 10th year at the helm, is really looking forward to this season. “With only one senior, Niko Diakides, (currently ranked No. 5 in the State in his weight class at 285 pounds) and a solid group of sophomores and […]

Essex County Holiday Hockey Tournament schedule

Essex County Holiday Hockey Tournament schedule

High School Ice Hockey 2018 Essex County Holiday Hockey Tournament at Richard J. Codey Arena in West Orange Wednesday, Dec. 26 West Orange vs. Parsippany, noon Nutley/Columbia vs West Morris Central, 2 p.m. Pascack Valley vs. Oratory, 4 p.m. Verona/Glen Ridge vs. Watchung Hills, 5:15 p.m. Millburn vs. Mendham, 6 p.m. Old Tappan vs. Mountain […]

WOHS cross country team celebrates the close of the fall season

WOHS cross country team celebrates the close of the fall season

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School cross country team held its awards dinner on Saturday, Dec. 1, with coaches Flecia Blake and Jason-Lamont Jackson presenting awards. West Orange High School seniors presented their two coaches with gifts, and provided younger teammates with advice on reaching for personal goals, and never giving up […]

West Orange HS football players earn conference accolades

West Orange HS football players earn conference accolades

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange High School varsity football team featured six players who earned All-Super Football Conference-Liberty Blue Division honors this season. On the First Team Defense are senior linebacker Kevan McLaughlin, senior defensive back Jordan White and senior lineman Femy Diomande. The Second Team Defense includes sophomore defensive back Dorian Rawls […]

West Orange HS girls’ soccer team boasts All-SEC players

West Orange HS girls’ soccer team boasts All-SEC players

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange High School girls’ varsity soccer team, which enjoyed its best season ever, featured eight players who earned All-Super Essex Conference-American Division honors. They include: FIRST TEAM Natalie Nevins, junior Nyah Harper, senior Morgan Clark, senior SECOND TEAM Mya Bembry, senior Kaya Schultz, sophomore Emma Mitchell, sophomore HONORABLE MENTION […]

West Orange HS golf star Tyler Galantini signs with Wagner College

West Orange HS golf star Tyler Galantini signs with Wagner College

WEST ORANGE, NJ – West Orange High School senior Tyler Galantini signed with Wagner College on Nov. 26 to continue his golf career. “I am getting a partial athletic scholarship at Wagner, and I plan to major in Business Administration,” said Galantini, who attended Pleasantdale (now Kelly) Elementary, and Edison, and Liberty middle schools. “Tyler […]

West Orange HS boys’ soccer team has stellar season

West Orange HS boys’ soccer team has stellar season

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange High School boys’ soccer program has enjoyed tremendous success in head coach Doug Nevins’ 19 seasons at the helm. This fall, the Mountaineers produced another outstanding season, finishing with an impressive 11-5-2 record. West Orange advanced to the Essex County Tournament semifinals where the Mountaineers lost to an […]

West Orange HS girls’ basketball star Mya Bembry signs with Penn State

West Orange HS girls’ basketball star Mya Bembry signs with Penn State

  WEST ORANGE, NJ – West Orange High School senior Mya Bembry signed a National Letter of Intent in accepting an athletic scholarship to continue her basketball career at Penn State University on the NCAA Division 1 level, as family, friends and coaches cheered her on during a ceremony on Nov. 20 at WOHS. After […]