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Sports

December 2, 2022

Since I was a kid, I always loved sports. My first experience of watching a professional football game on television came on New Year’s Eve, 1967, when the Dallas Cowboys played the Green Bay Packers in the now legendary ‘Ice Bowl’. That particular game opened the door for me to follow ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - It is that time of year again: The weekend following Thanksgiving where hometown festivities in East Orange commence. One festive tradition has quickly become attending the EO Hall of Fame (EOHOF) Induction ceremony. This year, the ceremony will be both virtual and in person.

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - New Jersey state officials have determined that Montclair High School's football team must forfeit all wins this entire season, due to what district officials called, "and administrative oversight." As a result, Montclair High School Mounties will not be allowed to play in the ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ -  For the game's first 24 minutes, Bloomfield High's football team had shown the ability to move the ball and play effective defense, against a solid opponent. The result was first-half leads of 6-0 and 12-6, before East Orange Campus would tie it before halftime. After ...

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NEWARK, NJ - When Newark native Shakur Stevenson walked into Prudential Arena on Friday night, he was far from alone. More than 10,000 people, an arena record, came to watch him fight Brazilian boxer Robson Conceição, the first Olympic champion from his country. With all eyes fixed on him, ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ -The Jaguars put up a fight against state-ranked Irvington, but the ultimately lost in double overtime, 27-21. This is the first 0-2 start for the Jaguars since 2014. The team already has two losses (the other to Clifton) after achieving a perfect season last fall. Both losses were ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Number 26 playing Running Back for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights is Al-Shadee Salaam from East Orange, previously coached by Rae Oliver at EO Campus High as a Jaguar. Saturday, during week one of college football, Salaam was the game hero when led the team to victory, with a ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Last year East Orange Campus High School won the Championship in HS Football. The win took place at Rutgers stadium and was not without controversy. What was the issue in a nutshell? Clifton thought they were the real victors. Well this past week, at the return of football ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Hellah Sidibe, the first African-American to run across the United States, will visit the area next week to tell his historic story and join others with a “fun run.” Last year, Sidibe ran 3,061-miles, from Los Angeles to New York, in only 84 days. That’s about 36 miles per ...

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Jahan Dotson is a son of East Orange and the product of two hardworking parents who raised a very talented and humble son. Last night, the Washington Commanders picked the receiver number 16 in the first round of the NFL draft. While many athletes anticipate draft night, texting all their ...

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ORANGE, NJ - Ta’Quan Michael Roberson, a product of the Orange recreational program is returning home. On May 7th, he will host a skills camp for the children of the Township. Roberson is the former quarterback for the Penn State Lion's and current quarterback at the University of Connecticut ...

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EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ - If you are like us here at TAPinto East Orange/Orange, the only connection we had to bobsledding was watching the 90's film, "Cool Runnings." Now, because of a U.S. Army officer from East Orange, NJ competing in the Olympics for Team USA, we now have a more firm ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - The East Orange Junior Jaguars won second place at the 2021 Pop Warner National Cheer & Dance Championship. The competition was held in Orlando. The team successfully raised $19,682 to attend.  The cheer squad is also the local, regional, and national champions. They are ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Emmanuel Chance, a sophomore at East Orange Campus High School won first place in his division at Boxing Nationals. The competition was held in Shreveport, Louisiana. Emmanuel has been boxing since the age of four years old, but really began honing his skills at the age of six ...

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Today, at 11 AM, the City will celebrate the East Orange Campus High School Jaguars for winning the North Jersey Group 5 Championship with a parade. The victory was great, achieved in triple overtime, and won with a 100-yard touchdown by East Orange.   This victory was one not readily conceded ...

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