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Hundreds Attend Mountaineer Fan Fest Before Football Team’s First Victory of the Season

September 26, 2016

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Hundreds of West Orange High School (WOHS) football fans of all ages, students and family members came out to kick off the football season, enjoy tasty treats and play family-friendly games at the Mountaineer Fan Fest on Friday at the WOHS baseball field.

“This is always an exciting bonding activity that brings the community together to get the West Orange High ...

West Orange High School Girls Varsity Soccer Team Scores with Car Wash Fundraiser

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Over the course of three hours on Saturday, Sept. 24, the West Orange High School girls varsity soccer team raised more than $800 by hosting a car wash in the school parking lot. The 3-2-2 team hosted the fundraiser in order to provide a service to the town as well as to themselves and others in need.

“The profits of the car wash to towards making breast cancer ...

West Orange High School Football Scores First Win of Season, 36-7, Against Columbia

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange High School Football team logged their first win of the season in dramatic fashion, routing Columbia 36-7 in a game that saw the Mountaineers score three touchdowns in the first quarter alone.

Sebastian Rawls (four carries, 52 yards) scored minutes into the first quarter with a 22-yard rush, followed by CJ Wilson (three carries, 76 yards) with a 51-yard ...

Seton Hall Prep Soccer Earns 2-0 Victory Over Livingston in Final Minutes

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Despite maintaining a 0-0 tie until the final ten minutes of a home-turf match against No. 3 Seton Hall Preparatory School, the Livingston High School boys soccer team fell to the Pirates, 2-0, on Thursday—bringing the Pirates to a 6-0-1 overall record so far this season. 

SHP’s Mason Toye, a senior forward heading to Indiana University on a soccer ...

West Orange High School Girls Tennis Defeats Belleville in Season Opener

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange High School Tennis Team defeated Belleville, 3-2, at its season opener on Sept. 8 and Head Coach Jeff Mazurek hopes it will be the start of a strong season.

“Last year the team record was 6-11 and this year we want to improve upon that record, with our ultimate goal winning a conference championship,” he said.

Only one senior is on the ...

West Orange High School Football Held Off by Union City, 20-0

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange High School Mountaineers started the 2016 football season on Friday with a shutout loss to Union City on the team’s home field. The game was a defensive battle from the first snap to the last, but West Orange cracked first, giving the Soaring Eagles a 20-0 victory.

Although Union City had a three-possession edge over West Orange at the end of the ...

West Orange High School Marching Mountaineers to Debut New Routine at Sept. 9 Home Football Opener

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The award-winning West Orange High School Marching Mountaineers returned from Band Camp on Aug. 19 as parents and friends eagerly waited to see the band give their first preview performance of this year’s entire show titled “Defying Gravity.”

Deep into the Pocono Mountains, the band embarked on a six-day stay at Lake Owego Camp, located about 70 miles from ...

Are You Ready for Some Football? West Orange High School Mountaineers Ready for 2016 Season

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange High School Football team began practice soon after summer vacation began. For five mornings every week, scrimmages and drills for incoming freshmen, JV and varsity players have been the norm for head coach Jim Matsakis and his team of assistant coaches.

Only a mandatory NJSIAA break from July 24 to Aug. 10 slowed the team down. On a stifling morning, ...

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Jets coming into Week 3

The New York Jets 2016 season opened on September 11th. Here is what we know about our team as we head to Kansas City for the Sunday game versus the Chiefs.

The  season opener had most Jets fans on the edge of their seats. WR Eric Decker caught his first touchdown pass, his eighth consecutive touchdown reception in a home game starting back in 2015. He got the great stats as well - 14 ...