Orange HS football team rallies past Barringer for second win in a row

ORANGE, NJ – Sophomore running back Montez Boswell rushed for 93 yards and a touchdown on 24 carries to lead the Orange High School varsity football team to a come-from-behind 10-6 home win over Barringer on Saturday afternoon, Oct. 6. Trailing 6-0 at halftime, the Tornadoes rallied in the third quarter by scoring all their […]

PHOTOS: West Orange HS football team tops Columbia

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange High School varsity football team defeated Columbia, 44-7, Friday night, Sept. 21, during Homecoming at WOHS. The Mountaineers, who improved to 2-2, will host Livingston on Friday, Sept. 28, at 7 p.m. Photos by Steve Ellmore

Homecoming king and queen crowned as WO tops CHS 44-7

WEST ORANGE, NJ — It was a balmy night Sept. 21 in Suriano Stadium as the West Orange High School Mountaineers defeated the Columbia Cougars 44-7 and the Class of 2019 Homecoming King and Queen were crowned. The annual crowning of the Homecoming king and queen highlighted the halftime activities. In “one of the closest […]

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

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

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’ […]