West Orange HS wrestler Noah Tandy demonstrates grit

WEST ORANGE, NJ – In the 21st century, the big high school sport in the town of West Orange has been soccer, because Seton Hall Prep and West Orange High School always seem to have teams that rank among the best in the state. But during the winter of 2017-18, another sport, wrestling, has moved […]

West Orange HS wrestlers Sebastian Rawls and Noah Tandy excel at Region 3 tournament; advance to state finals in Atlantic City

Correction: This is the second year that the top four finishers in each weight class qualify for the state finals. WEST ORANGE, NJ – West Orange High School wrestlers Sebastian Rawls and Noah Tandy finished in the top four of their respective weight classes at the Region 3 tournament held at WOHS, Feb. 21, 23 […]

West Orange HS wrestling team captures North 1, Group 5 state title

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The second-seeded West Orange High School varsity wrestling team defeated fourth-seeded and defending champion Passaic County Tech, 33-26, in a thrilling match to win the NJSIAA North Jersey Section 1, Group 5 state tournament championship in front of a packed crowd at WOHS. The Mountaineers, under 15th-year head coach Stephan Zichella, […]

Sebastian Rawls takes second place to lead West Orange HS wrestling team at Essex County Tournament

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Sebastian Rawls finished runner-up in the 182-pound weight class to lead the West Orange High School varsity wrestling team at the Essex County Tournament, Jan. 18-19, at Richard J. Codey Arena in West Orange. In the final, second-seeded Rawls lost a 10-5 decision to top-seeded Joseph McCarthy of Cedar Grove. Rawls […]

Sam Cali Wrestling Tournament to be held at West Orange HS, Jan. 13-14

NOTE: The following article is from the Rutgers University athletics website: WEST ORANGE, NJ – The inaugural Sam Cali “Battle for the Belt” Wrestling Invitational will be held this Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 13-14, at West Orange High School. The tournament is in the memory and honor of Sam Cali, a former Rutgers University wrestler […]

West Orange High School pep rally launches winter sports season

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The winter sports season at West Orange High School officially kicked off Dec. 14 with a rowdy pep rally featuring the WOHS cheerleaders, bowling, swimming, boys’ basketball, girls’ basketball, ice hockey and wrestling teams. The boys’ and girls’ step teams also made special appearances. Teams performed skits or dance routines that […]

West Orange HS and Seton Hall Prep wrestling teams get ready for seasons

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange High School and Seton Hall Prep varsity wrestling teams will begin their seasons Dec. 16. WOHS will take part in the Dover Holiday Tournament, while SHP will participate in the Morris Knolls Tournament. The following are their schedules: West Orange Dec. 16, at Dover Holiday Tournament, 9 a.m. Dec. 20, […]