PHOTOS: West Orange HS football scrimmage

PHOTOS: West Orange HS football scrimmage

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange High School varsity football team is getting ready for the 2017 season. The Mountaineers hosted a scrimmage on Friday, August 25, against Lacey Township. WOHS, under head coach Jim Matsakis, will open the season on Friday night, Sept. 8, on the road against Union City at 7:15 p.m. […]

West Orange HS football team 2017 schedule

West Orange HS football team 2017 schedule

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Looking to pick up from where it left off last season, the West Orange High School varsity football team will begin official practice next month. The Mountaineers, under fifth-year head coach Jim Matsakis, will kick off the regular season Friday night, Sept. 8, against Union City on the road. The home […]

West Orange HS football players participate in Robeson All-Star Classic

West Orange HS football players participate in Robeson All-Star Classic

Offensive lineman Dael Ceneus and defensive lineman Nate Ferguson represented West Orange High School during the 24th annual Robeson High School All-Star Football Classic on Thursday, June 15, at Robeson Stadium in East Orange. The game featured graduating seniors. The West team, comprising Passaic, Morris and Sussex players, defeated the East team, comprising Essex and […]

West Orange HS Sports Awards Night highlights outstanding 2016-17 school year

West Orange HS Sports Awards Night highlights outstanding 2016-17 school year

WEST ORANGE, NJ – There was a lot to celebrate at the annual West Orange High School Sports Awards Night held on June 6.  As Athletic Director Ron Bligh welcomed students, coaches and family, he noted the stellar sports year and list of major accomplishments: Football: North Jersey Super Football Conference-Liberty Blue Division champions Boys’ […]

West Orange HS linebacker CJ Onyechi signs with Rutgers

West Orange HS linebacker CJ Onyechi signs with Rutgers

WEST ORANGE, NJ – West Orange High School senior CJ Onyechi celebrated National Signing Day on Feb. 1 by joining the ranks of the Scarlet Knights football team at Rutgers University. The Class of 2021 linebacker verbally committed to Rutgers in June. Onyechi, 18, is 6-foot-2 and 220 pounds. The Mountaineer co-captain racked up some […]

West Orange HS football team falls to Ridgewood in playoffs

WEST ORANGE, NJ – With a five-game winning streak, the West Orange High School varsity football team was riding high entering the playoffs, fueling hopes that the Mountaineers can win a state section title. But top-seeded Ridgewood dashed those hopes as the eighth-seeded Mountaineers lost, 57-14, in the first round of the state North Jersey […]

WOHS Senior Night held during home game against East Orange

WOHS Senior Night held during home game against East Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School seniors in all fall sports, the marching band and color guard were recognized with their families during the Nov. 5 home game against East Orange. Senior Night provided the opportunity for the high school and Board of Education to recognize students and families for their hard work, […]

West Orange HS football team is red-hot entering the playoffs

Mountaineers will visit No. 1 seed Ridgewood; top East Orange Campus for fifth straight win

WEST ORANGE, NJ (updated Monday Nov. 7, 2:52 p.m.) – The West Orange High School varsity football team is on a roll, and it comes at the best time. The Mountaineers, who have won their past five games, are the eighth seed in the state North Jersey Section 1, Group 5 playoffs and will visit […]

West Orange HS football team wins fourth straight behind RB Michael Osuji and LB C.J. Oneychi

WEST ORANGE – The West Orange High School varsity football team continued its impressive turnaround this weekend. Senior running back Michael Osusji rushed for 187 yards and three touchdowns on 32 carries and senior linebacker and Rutgers University commit C.J. Onyechi posted 16 tackles, including four for loss, with three sacks, two caused fumbles and […]

West Orange HS football team stuns Montclair for third straight win; Michael Osuji rushes for 170 yards and four TDs

WEST ORANGE, NJ (updated Tuesday Oct. 25, 12:35 p.m.) – Winning its last two games, the West Orange High School varsity football team came into its game against perennial power Montclair on a roll. Powered by senior running back Michael Osuji’s 170 rushing yards and four touchdowns, the Mountaineers continued their momentum with a stunning […]