West Orange track-and-field athletes impress at national meets

West Orange track-and-field athletes impress at national meets

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School girls track-and-field team finished the season with strong showings at the Nike Outdoor Nationals at the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., and the New Balance Nationals Outdoor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Franklin Field in Philadelphia, Pa., both held June 16-19. Head coach […]

West Orange HS thrower Olivia Prescott excels at the Group 4 state track-and-field meet; reaches Meet of Champs

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School senior Olivia Prescott took second place in the girls discus and third place in the shot put at the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Group 4 state track-and-field championships at Franklin High School in Somerset on Friday and Saturday, June 10 and 11. Prescott threw 128 […]

West Orange HS track teams excel at sectionals

West Orange HS track teams excel at sectionals

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School boys and girls track-and-field teams gave good performances at the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s North Jersey, Section 1, Group 4, championships at Clifton on Friday and Saturday, June 3 and 4. The boys team finished in third place overall based on the top-six finishers […]

West Orange HS track teams boast winners at the Essex County meet

West Orange HS track teams boast winners at the Essex County meet

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Makhi Green, Rahim Samuel, Nathaniel Smith and Kourtney Adams took first place in their respective events to lead the West Orange High School boys and girls track-and-field teams at the Essex County individual championships on Thursday and Friday, May 19 and 20, at Woodman Field in Montclair. On the boys side, […]

WOHS’ Sebastian DeSimone named Best Teammate Award recipient

WOHS’ Sebastian DeSimone named Best Teammate Award recipient

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School student-athlete Sebastian DeSimone has been named the WOHS recipient of the 2022 Super Essex Conference Best Teammate Award. “This is one of our school’s most prestigious awards,” said acting Athletic Director Stephan Zichella. “The praise I’ve received from his coaches, teachers and teammates makes us confident that […]

rack teams gather for Suriano Memorial Twilight Invitational

rack teams gather for Suriano Memorial Twilight Invitational

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Track-and-field teams from across New Jersey gathered to participate in the second-ever Joe Suriano Memorial Twilight Invitational, held May 9 in Suriano Stadium. The event honored beloved West Orange High School track coach Joe Suriano, who died in 2020 from COVID-19. Suriano’s family, along with Rutgers University–Newark assistant track coach Bruce […]

West Orange HS track teams give good efforts at SEC

West Orange HS track teams give good efforts at SEC

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School boys and girls track-and-field teams gave good efforts at the Super Essex Conference–American Division championships on Saturday, May 14, at Newark Schools Stadium. The girls team finished in third place overall. Senior Kourtney Adams won both the high jump at 5 feet and the triple jump […]

West Orange HS girls track team excels at Penn Relays

West Orange HS girls track team excels at Penn Relays

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School girls track-and-field team enjoyed stellar efforts at the prestigious Penn Relays held at Franklin Field in Philadelphia, Pa. On Thursday, April 28, the first day of the meet, the girls 4×100 meter relay team — Nadya Coleman, Taylor Aska, Kourtney Adams and Nicole Oshodi — took […]

West Orange HS indoor track athletes victorious at Group 4 state meet; advance to state Meet of Champions

West Orange HS indoor track athletes victorious at Group 4 state meet; advance to state Meet of Champions

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School senior Makhi Green and freshman Taylor Aska won the boys’ and girls’ 55-meter dashes, and WOHS senior Olivia Prescott won the girls’ shot put event at the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s indoor track and field Group 4 state championships at the John Bennett Indoor Athletic […]

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