Sports

West Orange High School Pep Rally Kicks Off Winter Sports Season

87f37bf34fc8fd82f80a_pep_a.jpg
WOHS Cheerleaders. Credits: Cynthia Cumming
78f7c25a00bd14c227b8_pep_b.jpg
WOHS Jr. AFROTC. Credits: Cynthia Cumming
4d665640dde8c6cca4ea_pep_e.jpg
WOHS Girls Basketball Team.  Credits: Cynthia Cumming
4e7594db287ae362c201_pep_d.jpg
WOHS Boys Basketball Team. Credits: Cynthia Cumming
5cf7e1a0bf8a39c91921_pep_c.jpg
WOHS Boys Step Team. Credits: Cynthia Cumming
f985d14b7fd38db2086b_pep_gg.jpg
WOHS Girls Step Team. Credits: Cynthia Cumming
87f37bf34fc8fd82f80a_pep_a.jpg

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The West Orange High School Winter Pep Rally was held on Dec. 17, officially kicking off the winter sports season. 

Several sports take center stage during the winter: wrestling, boys basketball, girls basketball, ice hockey, indoor track, swimming and bowling.

After a lengthy list of Honor and Principal Honor Roll students were recognized, the cheerleaders opened the rally with a short performance, followed by the introduction of each team by Athletic Director Ron Bligh. Seniors on all teams were recognized and each group performed a short dance or humorous routine, generating cheers from supporters.

Sign Up for E-News

Highlights of the evening were performances by the Boys and Girls Step Teams, who will also be competing during the winter. 

Click HERE to check out the most current sports schedules for the WOHS winter teams.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

West Orange

Local Children Invited to Register for Essex County Summer Camps

February 19, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Children of all ages are invited to participate in spring and summer camp opportunities at the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo, Essex County Codey Arena and the Essex County Environmental Center.

The zoo has several weeklong camp adventures that will introduce children to the extraordinary world of animals, nature and science. Campers and their parents/guardians are ...

Upcoming Events

Carousel_image_f1e8b21af9d26c31d2e7_unnamed__8_

Sun, February 25, 10:00 AM

West Orange High School (Tarnoff Cafeteria), West Orange

44th Annual Orange West Orange UNICO Sports ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Carousel_image_f7d9574673b2c2041627_unnamed__4_

Sun, February 25, 12:00 PM

AMC Essex Green, West Orange

The 2018 West Orange Classic Film Festival

Arts & Entertainment

Celebrate Your Health this Nutrition Month

February 21, 2018

Dear Editor,

This year, we learned that the number of Americans at risk for heart attack and stroke just got a lot higher.  An estimated 103 million adults have high blood pressure, according to new statistics from the American Heart Association, and about 39.7 percent of Americans have high cholesterol.  With March being National Nutrition Month, it’s a great time to ...

Free Cardiac and Concussion Screenings for Young Athletes

February 22, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center for Athletes (MJM) at RWJBarnabas Health will provide free cardiac and concussion baseline screenings to young athletes on Saturday, March 3, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at South Mountain Recreation Complex, Codey Arena, 560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ.

When preliminary testing to identify serious cardiac ...

Shouts of Racial Slurs During "Black Panther" Bring Police to Sparta Theatre

February 21, 2018

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta police were called to the New Vision Sparta Theater on Sunday night because of a woman shouting slurs in a screening of Black Panther.

Former New Jersey Assembly candidate Michael Grace was in the theater when two people started yelling racial slurs including “look at these ‘n-word’” and “can you believe these ...

Let the Games Begin

I am truly awed by the Olympics.  Watching these superb young athletes on TV inspires me to renew my membership to the gym and pursue my lifelong dream of taking home the gold.  

 

The problem is that in my deluded head, I can see actually see myself standing atop the podium.  I am wrapped in a puffy designer ski coat with a huge piece of bling slung around my neck ...

'What Stays' exposes family secrets and lies

‘What Stays’ exposes family secrets, resentment and lies

By Liz Keill

SUMMIT, NJ – In an original play by Laura Ekstrand and Jason Szamreta, the Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre has provided an enlightening, funny and heart-felt view of family foibles.

Ekstrand has said that the germ of the play came from conversations with the ensemble members of the troupe, based on ...