61st Annual Essex Awards to take place May 15

61st Annual Essex Awards to take place May 15

The 61st Annual Essex Awards, sponsored by The Men of Essex, Inc., will take place May 15 at Cedar Hill Golf and Country Club  in Livingston at 7 p.m. Reception begins at 6 p.m. The Essex Awards recognizes the achievements of the best and brightest high school athletes and scholar-athletes throughout Essex County. The Men […]

Orange HS boys’ basketball team had magical run 25 years ago

Former coach Al Thompson reflects on 1993-94 squad that won Tournament of Champions title

Orange HS boys’ basketball team had magical run 25 years ago

ORANGE, NJ – Since the winter of 1946-47 when Orange High School captured the initial Essex County Tournament boys’ basketball tournament, Tornado fans have had the opportunity to view some outstanding squads on the hardwood. Orange fans still talk about the 1967-68 unbeaten 28-0 team which was led by forward Bob Butts. And then there […]

Orange HS baseball team enjoys 3-0 start to season

Tornadoes to visit East Orange Campus HS in annual Unity Cup Game on April 17

Orange HS baseball team enjoys 3-0 start to season

ORANGE, NJ – The Orange High School baseball team has enjoyed a great 3-0 start to the season. The Tornadoes defeated East Orange Campus, 7-2, in the season opener April 1 at Monte Irvin field. Devon McKay went 2-for-3 with a double and three runs scored; Carfred Rodriguez went 3-for-3 with a double, walk, four […]

Orange HS baseball team seeks another great season

Tornadoes have good returning group; look to build off SEC co-division championship year

Orange HS baseball team seeks another great season

ORANGE, NJ – The Orange High School Tornadoes baseball team got a taste of championship success for the first time in a decade last year with a 2018 co-division championship, and the momentum has already trickled into this season. “We’re excited for the year,” said head coach Wally Boyett (75-91). “We did a little winning […]

EOCHS and OHS football duo recognized as Scholar-Athletes

EOCHS and OHS football duo recognized as Scholar-Athletes

EAST ORANGE/ORANGE – East Orange Campus High School senior Christopher Stultz and Orange High School senior Nigil Thomas were among the recipients of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Essex County Chapter Scholar-Athlete Award during a recent ceremony at Mayfair Farms in West Orange. Stultz, a defensive lineman, will play at American […]

Orange HS boys basketball team falls to Rahway in state tourney

Orange HS boys basketball team falls to Rahway in state tourney

ORANGE, NJ – The Orange High School boys basketball team gave a valiant effort in losing at No. 1 seed Rahway, 46-41, in the first round of the NJSIAA North Jersey Section 2, Group 3 state tournament Feb. 26. Despite finishing with a 7-17 record, the relatively young Tornadoes gained valuable experience this season and […]

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