West Orange HS football team defeats Bloomfield

West Orange HS football team defeats Bloomfield

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Senior running back Jehki Williams rushed for 103 yards and two touchdowns on 15 carries, and junior running back Adonis White carried eight times for 96 yards to lead the West Orange High School football team to a 34-7 win over Bloomfield on Friday night, Sept. 9, at Foley Field in […]

West Orange HS football team jolts Montclair in the season opener

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School football team, under head coach Darnell Grant, kicked off the season with a 13-7 win over Montclair on Friday, Sept. 2, at Montclair State University. Senior running back Jehki Williams carried 18 times for 82 yards, and senior quarterback Quran Ali completed seven of 13 passes […]

West Orange HS football team aims to make run at a state title

West Orange HS football team aims to make run at a state title

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School football team’s goal remains the same every season. The Mountaineers want to win a state sectional championship for the first time. “The goals are the same every year: We want to be state champions,” said head football coach Darnell Grant, following a tri-scrimmage with Columbia and […]

West Orange HS football team hosts scrimmage against Columbia HS and Willingboro

West Orange HS football team hosts scrimmage against Columbia HS and Willingboro

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School football team hosted a tri-scrimmage on Wednesday morning, Aug. 17, at WOHS’ Joe Suriano Stadium. The other teams were Columbia High School in Maplewood, and Willingboro. West Orange will begin the season on Friday, Sept. 2, against Montclair at Montclair State University at 8 p.m. Columbia […]

West Orange HS football team’s Saboor Karriem and Gensley Auguste ranked among state’s best seniors

West Orange HS football team’s Saboor Karriem and Gensley Auguste ranked among state’s best seniors

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School football players Saboor Karriem and Gensley Auguste are ranked among the best overall rising seniors in the state by Rivals.com. Karriem, a 6-foot-3, 180-pound cornerback, is ranked No. 14 overall, and Auguste, a 6-foot-6, 270-pound defensive tackle, is ranked No. 25 overall. Karriem has more than 20 […]

West Orange HS standout athletes are honored during sports awards ceremony

West Orange HS standout athletes are honored during sports awards ceremony

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School sports award ceremony was held in Suriano Stadium on Tuesday, May 31, recognizing the athletic accomplishments of coaches, teams and standout individuals. Acting Athletic Director Stephan Zichella opened the ceremony and announced the coaches of the year: Freddy Christian and Gina Graziosa. He then recognized parents […]

West Orange HS football duo accepts football scholarships

Makhi Green signs with Monmouth; Jasuah Philemon signs with Lehigh

West Orange HS football duo accepts football scholarships

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School seniors Makhi Green and Jasuah Philemon have signed letters of intent to continue their football careers on athletic scholarships. Green, a 5-foot-9, 170-pound running back, signed with Monmouth University, while Philemon, a 6-4, 265-pound defensive lineman, signed with Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. Monmouth and Lehigh compete […]

West Orange HS football players earn conference honors

West Orange HS football players earn conference honors

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School football team, under third-year head coach Darnell Grant, featured several players who earned Super Football Conference–Freedom Red Division honors. First-team offense: Senior skill player Makhi Green. Junior skill player Jehki Williams. Senior lineman Quayon Gordon. First-team defense: Senior lineman Jasuah Philemon. Senior linebacker Gavin Rembert. Junior […]

Community helps West Orange food pantry help community

Community helps West Orange food pantry help community

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Holy Trinity–West Orange Food Pantry distributed 400 turkeys and bags with other food items ahead of Thanksgiving with the help of the West Orange community and volunteers.  In addition to every individual turkey, food item and monetary donation that made this all happen, United Presbyterian Church assisted with food bag […]

West Orange HS football team loses to East Orange in state sectional playoff semifinals to end fine 7-4 season

West Orange HS football team loses to East Orange in state sectional playoff semifinals to end fine 7-4 season

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The fourth-seeded West Orange High School football team fell to top-seeded and undefeated East Orange Campus, 14-0, in the semifinals of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association North 1, Group 5, playoffs on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 13, at Paul Robeson Stadium in East Orange. The Mountaineers, under head coach Darnell […]