West Orange HS title teams celebrated at Town Hall

West Orange HS title teams celebrated at Town Hall

WEST ORANGE, NJ — It was history in the making at West Orange Town Hall on Dec. 10 as the community gathered for a Hometown Champions Celebration to recognize the exceptional fall sports season at West Orange High School. Here are the teams that were honored. Football: North Jersey, Section 2, Group 5 champions, first […]

West Orange runner blazes trail in college

Sebastian DeSimone sets national inclusivity precedent

West Orange runner blazes trail in college

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School Class of 2021 alumnus Sebastian DeSimone is not only enjoying his college experience at Gwynedd Mercy University, in Gwynedd Valley, Pa., he is also changing the face of sports for students with intellectual disabilities at the national level. DeSimone was a popular student and teammate at WOHS, where […]

West Orange HS cross-country runners receive Super Essex Conference honors

West Orange HS cross-country runners receive Super Essex Conference honors

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School boys and girls cross-country teams featured runners who earned all–Super Essex Conference–Liberty Division honors, as voted by the divisional coaches. For the boys, Selamawi Dani, Sahli Negassi, Henry Pfeifer and Langston Siguenza made the first team; Adom Haile-Selassie made the second team; and Will Fifield and […]

West Orange HS boys harriers compete at sectionals

West Orange HS boys harriers compete at sectionals

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School boys cross-country team finished 13th out of 16 schools at the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s North Jersey, Section 1, Group 4 state championships at Garret Mountain in Woodland Park on Saturday, Oct. 29. Junior Henry Pfeifer was the top finisher for WOHS in 47th […]

West Orange HS boys cross-country team wins SEC–Liberty Division title

West Orange HS boys cross-country team wins SEC–Liberty Division title

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School boys cross-country team, under head coach Jason-Lamont Jackson, finished in first place at the Super Essex Conference–Liberty Division championships on Friday, Oct. 13, at Branch Brook Park. Senior Langston Siguenza won the race in 18:44.50, sophomore Sahli Negassi finished in second place in 18:32 and junior […]

West Orange HS girls cross-country team places second at SEC meet

West Orange HS girls cross-country team places second at SEC meet

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School girls cross-country team placed second in the Super Essex Conference–Liberty Division Championship meet held at Branch Brook Park in Newark on Oct. 12. Under head coach Jason Lamont Jackson, the 2020 defending champions came into the season unsure who would be in the top 7. They […]

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 […]

UPDATED: West Orange HS boys’ cross-country enjoys success at North 1, Group 4 State Championships

WEST ORANGE, NJ (updated Monday Nov. 5, 2:02 p.m.) – The West Orange High School boys’ cross-country team finished fourth out of 18 teams in the boys’ team standings at the NJSIAA North Jersey Section 1, Group 4 State Championships held at Garret Mountain in Woodland Park on Saturday, Nov. 3. Sophomore Senay Dani finished 14th […]