West Orange HS football team rallies past Montclair in season opener

West Orange HS football team rallies past Montclair in season opener

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange High School varsity football team opened the season in impressive fashion. The Mountaineers, under head coach Jim Matsakis, rallied past highly-regarded Montclair HS, 26-19, to kick off the season on Thursday, August 30, at WOHS’ Joe Suriano Stadium. Sophomore running back Shakhi Carson rushed for 180 yards on […]

West Orange HS football team preparing for upcoming season

West Orange HS football team preparing for upcoming season

By Josh Baker Correspondent WEST ORANGE, NJ – Preparation for the upcoming season of West Orange High School football has begun, and Head Coach Jim Matsakis already has a few ideas on how the team can excel this fall. Mainly focusing on “getting bigger, faster, and more disciplined,” Matsakis has a lot to deal with […]

Sports Awards Night caps stellar year at West Orange High School

Sports Awards Night caps stellar year at West Orange High School

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The annual West Orange High School Sports Awards were held June 5, and the evening celebrated not only outstanding athletes and team members, but another stellar year for the high school teams. The list of championships for the 2017-18 contain returning champions and first-time champions: SEC DIVISION CHAMPIONS:  Girls’ Cross-Country, Girls’ […]

West Orange HS senior Tyler Eatman receives football honor

West Orange HS senior Tyler Eatman receives football honor

WEST ORANGE, NJ – West Orange High School senior Tyler Eatman was recognized by the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame, Essex Chapter, on March 6 at Mayfair Farms. Eatman received the recognition as a scholar-athlete along with his football performance and school leadership skills. “Tyler was four-year member of both the football […]

West Orange HS football players earn honors

West Orange HS football players earn honors

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange High School varsity football team featured several players who earned All-North Jersey Super Football Conference-Liberty Blue Division. FIRST TEAM DEFENSE Sebastian Rawls, senior outside linebacker L’Trell Bradley, senior defensive back Jordan White, junior free safety SECOND TEAM OFFENSE CJ Wilson, senior slotback SECOND TEAM DEFENSE Thomas Hughes, senior […]

West Orange HS football team falls to Paterson Kennedy to end season

PATERSON, NJ – The West Orange High School varsity football team lost to Paterson Kennedy, 22-15, Thursday night, Nov. 9, at Beurle Field in Paterson in an NJSIAA state consolation game in the season finale. The Mountaineers finished the season with a 3-6-1 record. West Orange scored its touchdowns in the second half. Shaki Carson […]