West Orange HS boys’ basketball team falls to Mount Olive in state tourney opener to end 19-4 banner season

WEST ORANGE – The West Orange High School boys’ varsity basketball team enjoyed a terrific season. The Mountaineers, seeded third, lost to 14th-seeded Mount Olive, 66-61, in the first round of the state North Jersey Section 1, Group 4 tournament on March 1. WOHS, under head coach Greg Tynes, finished the season with a stellar […]

Former Mets star Mookie Wilson to appear at Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center for book signing of ‘Kings of Queens: Life Beyond Baseball with the ’86 Mets’

UPPER MONTCLAIR – On April 7, former Mets star Mookie Wilson will appear at the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center with best-selling author Erik Sherman to discuss and sign copies of Sherman’s new book, “Kings of Queens: Life Beyond Baseball with the ’86 Mets.”  This year marks the 30th anniversary of the infamous world […]

Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center to host screening of ‘Fastball’ on March 22

UPPER MONTCLAIR – Just in time for the upcoming baseball season, the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center, located on the campus of Montclair State University, will host a special screening on March 22 of the acclaimed documentary “Fastball,” which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2015. Featuring  MLB stars and 20 Hall of […]

West Orange HS wrestlers impress at Region to earn state tournament berths in Atlantic City

Senior Brian Velez, at 285-pound class, has enjoyed remarkable turnaround; junior Victor Lopez, at 113-pound class, is one win from 100

WEST ORANGE – The West Orange High School varsity wrestling team certainly enjoyed a great Region 4 tournament this past weekend at WOHS. Overall, WOHS head coach Stephan Zichella, who had six wrestlers make it to the tournament with four participating, said that when the dust settled, two of the WOHS wrestlers – Victor Lopez […]

West Orange HS boys’ basketball team clinch SEC-Colonial Division title

Mountaineers finish unbeaten in the division; gear up for postseason

WEST ORANGE – The West Orange High School boys’ varsity basketball team, under third-year head coach Greg Tynes, clinched the Super Essex Conference-Colonial Division title. The Mountaineers finished 12-0 in the division. Last season, the Mountaineers were co-SEC-Division champions with Barringer. Senior forward Jeremiah Moore scored 20 points and senior guard Patrick Jamison had 15 […]

Seton Hall Prep basketball team wins second straight Essex County Tournament title

Pirates down East Side in the final for 17th ECT crown

Seton Hall Prep basketball team wins second straight Essex County Tournament title

WEST ORANGE – The top-seeded Seton Hall Prep varsity basketball team showed much resolve in the second half in defeating second-seeded Newark East Side, 50-44, to win the 70th Essex County Tournament championship for the second consecutive season on Saturday, Feb. 27, at Essex County College in Newark. Senior guard and University of Notre Dame-bound […]

Seton Hall Prep ice hockey team concludes season

SETON HALL PREP –The Seton Hall Prep varsity ice hockey team completed the 2015-16 season with a 5-14-4 record in Mike Atkinson’s first year at the head coaching helm of the Pirates. On Monday, the 14th-seeded Pirates hosted 19th-seeded St. Rose/Donovan Catholic and defeated them 4-1 in the first round of the New Jersey State […]

West Orange HS boys’ and girls’ Junior Varsity basketball teams win ECT JV championships

West Orange HS boys’ and girls’ Junior Varsity basketball teams win ECT JV championships

WEST ORANGE – The West Orange High School boys’ and girls’ Junior Varsity basketball teams won their respective Essex County Tournament JV championships on Friday, Feb. 26, at East Orange Campus High School. In the championship games, the boys’ JV team defeated Bloomfield Tech, while the the girls’ JV team defeated East Orange Campus HS. […]

UPDATE: Seton Hall Prep’s T.J. Calas wins 160-pound title; teammate Aidan Monteverdi is second in 152-pound class at Region Wrestling Tournament; both reach state tournament in Atlantic City

UPDATE: Seton Hall Prep’s T.J. Calas wins 160-pound title; teammate Aidan Monteverdi is second in 152-pound class at Region Wrestling Tournament; both reach state tournament in Atlantic City

WEST ORANGE – Seton Hall Prep’s T.J. Calas won the 160-pound weight class and SHP teammate Aidan Monteverdi finished second in the 152-pound class at the Region 3 Wrestling Tournament at Union High School, Feb. 24, 26-27. Calas and Monteverdi qualified for the state tournament at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, March 4-6. The top […]

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