West Orange HS boys’ soccer team kicks up fine summer

West Orange HS boys’ soccer team kicks up fine summer

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange High School boys’ soccer team, a perennial  championship contender under head coach Doug Nevins, enjoyed a strong summer season. The Mountaineers competed in the annual Kearny Summer League where they finished with a stellar 7-1 record. The lone loss was to Kearny’s top team. In that game, the […]

West Orange HS boys’ basketball thrives this summer

Head coach Demond Cowins also provides assistance to players and parents via social media

West Orange HS boys’ basketball thrives this summer

WEST ORANGE, NJ – West Orange High School head boys’ varsity basketball coach Demond Cowins has been quite impressed with his team’s play this summer. The Mountaineers competed in the annual Bloomfield College Summer League, reaching the semifinals where they lost to Dwight Morrow. WOHS also had its JV team compete in the league. Cowins […]

Mason Toye relishes rookie season in Major League Soccer

South Orange native, 19, says it’s been ‘great’ while playing for Minnesota United

Mason Toye relishes rookie season in Major League Soccer

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – Mason Toye is living his dream of playing professional soccer. Just 14 months after graduating high school, the 19-year-old South Orange native is enjoying his rookie season playing for Minnesota United in Major League Soccer. Toye is the youngest member on the 32-man team. The 6-foot-3, 180-pound forward, who wears No. […]

West Orange HS girls’ soccer team working hard this summer

West Orange HS girls’ soccer team working hard this summer

By Josh Baker Correspondent Preparation for West Orange High School fall sports season has begun, and that includes the girls’ soccer team. With their main goals of competing, working hard every day, and winning the state championship, head coach Sean DeVore wants to keep the team’s focus on their chemistry, because “when you graduate your […]

Dennis Kozar named new Golda Och Academy athletic director

Dennis Kozar named new Golda Och Academy athletic director

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Golda Och Academy is pleased to announce that Dennis Kozar will be taking over as the new athletic director, replacing Janet Herman, who will be retiring after 25 years of dedicated service to the school. Kozar has worked in the Upper School (grades 6-12) as a member of the health and […]

Doug Nevins Summer Soccer Camp taking place in West Orange

Doug Nevins Summer Soccer Camp taking place in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The Doug Nevins Summer Soccer Camp is taking place in West Orange. There is one week left (August 6-10). The camp is open to boys and girls in grades 2-12 and runs Mondays through Thursdays, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Registration available at www.dougnevinssoccer.com […]

West Orange HS football team preparing for upcoming season

West Orange HS football team preparing for upcoming season

By Josh Baker Correspondent WEST ORANGE, NJ – Preparation for the upcoming season of West Orange High School football has begun, and Head Coach Jim Matsakis already has a few ideas on how the team can excel this fall. Mainly focusing on “getting bigger, faster, and more disciplined,” Matsakis has a lot to deal with […]