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, […]

West Orange HS athletes sign with colleges

WEST ORANGE, NJ – West Orange High School seniors Bryce Nelms, Jordan White, and Wes Rideau-Winds signed National Letters of Intent to continue their athletic careers in college. The trio signed during National Letter of Intent Signing Day on Dec. 19. Nelms, a 6-foot-6, 240-pound defensive end, signed to play football at the University of […]

West Orange HS football players earn conference accolades

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange High School varsity football team featured six players who earned All-Super Football Conference-Liberty Blue Division honors this season. On the First Team Defense are senior linebacker Kevan McLaughlin, senior defensive back Jordan White and senior lineman Femy Diomande. The Second Team Defense includes sophomore defensive back Dorian Rawls […]

UPDATED No. 2: West Orange HS football team snaps losing streak to clinch state playoff berth; will visit Montclairoffs?

WEST ORANGE, NJ (updated Tuesday Oct. 30, 11:05 a.m.) – In the season opener, the West Orange High School varsity football team pulled of a stunner. Facing one of the top teams in the state, the Mountaineers erased a 16-0 halftime deficit and defeated Montclair, 24-19, at home on August 30, sending shock waves throughout […]

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