WOHS football opens its season against SPP

WOHS football opens its season against SPP

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange football team opened its season against the team many consider to be the No. 1 squad in New Jersey: St. Peter’s Prep. The Mountaineers fell behind early by three touchdowns and battled back with a pair of touchdowns in the second quarter, but St. Peter’s Prep pulled away […]

West Orange High School football looks to state championship

West Orange High School football looks to state championship

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School football is looking to the state championship this season, and this could be the year they do it. During last week’s practice, Rich Chrampanis of New Jersey Sports Zone was on hand to interview head coach Darnell Grant and West Orange’s own version of the Four Horsemen […]

T-shirt fundraiser supports Mayor’s Sunshine Fund

T-shirt fundraiser supports Mayor’s Sunshine Fund

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School head football coach Darnell Grant had the idea for a T-shirt fundraiser where 100 percent of the proceeds would benefit the WO Mayor’s Sunshine Fund, which is currently working to help West Orange neighbors in need during COVID-19. Grant reached out to WOHS football assistant coach Andrew […]

West Orange community rallies to provide Thanksgiving meals

West Orange community rallies to provide Thanksgiving meals

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Once again, the West Orange community rallied to provide Thanksgiving meals to struggling families.  The Mayor’s Sunshine Fund distributed more than 120 baskets that included turkeys and trimmings, and West Orange Public Schools collected nonperishable food items for the fund. The Holy Trinity-West Orange Food Pantry was able to purchase turkeys […]

West Orange ‘pinks out’ at Oct. 25 football game

West Orange ‘pinks out’ at Oct. 25 football game

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange football came back from two back-to-back losses to take the win over Bloomfield, 39-0, at the annual “Pink Out for Breast Cancer Awareness” game held Oct. 25 in Suriano Stadium.  A halftime ceremony recognized Kelly Elementary School Principal Joanne Pollara as a breast cancer survivor and Bloomfield Athletic Director […]

West Orange High School crowns Homecoming king and queen

West Orange High School crowns Homecoming king and queen

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Kaia Baker and Julian Lee were crowned king and queen at the West Orange High School Homecoming game, held Oct. 11 in Suriano Stadium. School administration selected the candidates and seniors voted for the winners. Queen’s Court nominees were Baker, escorted by Gustav Hall; Natalie Nevins, escorted by Johan Atwell; and […]

Don’t miss the West Orange High School Carnival

Don’t miss the West Orange High School Carnival

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School Cheer and Mountaineer End Zone Football Boosters are presenting their first-ever fundraising carnival on the Midway at WOHS, 51 Conforti Ave., from Aug. 14 through 18. From Aug. 14 through 17, the carnival will be open from 6 to 10 p.m., and on Aug. 18, it […]

WOHS football team captures ‘Bergen Shootout’ title

WOHS football team captures ‘Bergen Shootout’ title

The West Orange High School football team won its first-ever “Bergen Shootout” on July 13 under the direction of new Head Coach Darnell Grant. The tournament consisted of 16 teams and was held at the newly-opened Pulis Field in Franklin Lakes. According to Grant, the tournament is run by the Ramapo High School football program, […]

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