West Orange HS girls volleyball advances to sectional quarterfinals

West Orange HS girls volleyball advances to sectional quarterfinals

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The sixth-seeded West Orange High School girls volleyball team defeated No. 11 seed Hackensack, 25-18, 25-23, in the first round of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s North Jersey, Section 1, Group 4 state tournament on Saturday, Oct. 29. West Orange, which improved to 14-9 this season, was scheduled to […]

West Orange HS girls volleyball team seeks successful season

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School girls volleyball team is looking to have a successful season. “We’re working hard on staying calm, cool and collected in the way we execute each point we win and each point we lose,” said West Orange head coach John Chang. “Building confidence in themselves and each […]

WOHS Senior Night recognizes students, highlights music program

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School Senior Night on Oct. 12 recognized Class of 2019 fall athletes while the annual District Band Night welcomed students from Edison, Liberty and Roosevelt middle schools to play with the Marching Mountaineers. Athletes from the football, girls’ volleyball, cheerleading, marching band, cross-country, boys’ soccer and girls’ soccer […]

Saniyiah Richardson records her 1,000th career dig for West Orange High School girls’ volleyball team

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Saniyiah Richardson, a senior libero, recorded her 1,000th career dig for the West Orange High School girls’ varsity volleyball team during the match against Caldwell on Oct. 10. “She has been our libero since her freshman year,” said WOHS head coach Jackie Cruz of Richardson. “During tryouts, we noticed she had […]

West Orange HS girls’ volleyball team enjoys 4-0 week

WEST ORANGE, NJ – With wins against Montclair (2 sets to 0) on Sept. 17, Passaic Tech (2-1) on Sept. 18, Caldwell (2-0) on Sept. 20, and East Orange (2-0) on Sept. 21, the West Orange High School girls’ volleyball team is currently tied for first in the American Division along with Verona. “The girls […]

West Orange HS girls’ volleyball team seeks another strong season

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange High School varsity girls’ volleyball team enjoyed a terrific season in 2017, winning the co-championship of the Super Essex Conference-Liberty Division with Bloomfield and finishing with a 14-9 overall record. The Mountaineers won a SEC division title for the second year in a row. In 2016, they won […]

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’ […]

WOHS girls’ volleyball players earn SEC accolades

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange High School varsity girls’ volleyball team, under head coach Jackie Cruz, featured five honorees on the All-Super Essex Conference-Liberty Division. They include: First Team: Senior middle hitter Aliya Perkins and senior middle hitter Madison Mitchell. Second Team: Junior libero Saniyiah Richardson. Honorable Mention: Senior outside hitter Cassidy Ferrell […]

West Orange HS girls’ volleyball team enjoys another banner season.

Photo: The West Orange High School varsity girls’ volleyball team won a Super Essex Conference division championship for the second year in a row. Bottom row from left: Charlene Ramos, Saniyiah Richardson, and Jada Jones. Second row: Hannah Winter, Jazmin Chavez, Kena Arthus, Selene Headley, and Kaija Jones. Third row from left: Head coach Jackie […]