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 […]

East Orange Campus HS and Orange HS boys basketball players earn All-SEC honors

East Orange Campus HS and Orange HS boys basketball players earn All-SEC honors

EAST ORANGE and ORANGE, NJ – The East Orange Campus High School and Orange High School boys basketball teams featured several players who earned All-Super Essex Conference-Liberty Division honors. They include: FIRST TEAM Rasheed Johnson, junior, Orange Izaiah Poole, junior, East Orange SECOND TEAM Justin Singh-Smith, junior, East Orange Mario Gunn, senior, East Orange Giovanni […]

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 […]

Orange HS boys basketball team falls to Newark Tech in ECT

Orange HS boys basketball team falls to Newark Tech in ECT

ORANGE, NJ – The 17th-seeded Orange High School boys varsity basketball team fell at No. 16 seed Newark Tech, 64-60, in the first round (round of 16) o the Essex County Tournament, Feb. 9. Elijah Thompson had 20 points; Rasheed Johnson had 12 points and Giovanni Peterkin had 10 points for the Tornadoes, who had […]

Orange HS boys’ basketball team continues to gain valuable experience

Orange HS boys’ basketball team continues to gain valuable experience

ORANGE, NJ – The Orange High School boys’ varsity basketball team continues to gain good experience despite its struggles. Junior point guard Rasheed Johnson scored 16 points and freshman guard K-Jay Robinson had 10 points in the 42-39 loss to Montclair on Jan. 22. Junior forward Giovanni Paterkin had six points and Rhalik Reid had […]

10th Annual Orange HS M.L.K. Basketball Classic set for Jan. 21

East Orange Campus HS boys’ team regroups from slow start to season

10th Annual Orange HS M.L.K. Basketball Classic set for Jan. 21

ORANGE, NJ – The 10th Annual Orange High School M.L.K. Basketball Classic will be held Monday, Jan. 21. The schedule is as follows: Girls OHS vs. Newark West Side, 11 a.m. Boys Barringer vs. West Orange, 1 p.m. Newark Tech vs. American History, 3 p.m. Orange vs. East Orange Campus, 5 p.m. Admission is charged. […]

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