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RWJBarnabas and Seton Hall Athletics Host Write on Sports Workshop

January 17, 2017

NEWARK, NJ – A group of Write on Sports (WoS) students from West Orange, East Orange, Hawthorne, Clifton and Newark put their journalism skills into practice during a recent workshop at Prudential Center with the Seton Hall University men’s basketball team. 

WoS, headquartered in West Orange, is a not-for-profit organization that receives funding from individuals, foundations ...

Girls Swimming: West Orange Captures First-Ever Championship Title

PERTH AMBOY, NJ - The West Orange High School girls swimming team won its first-ever Super Essex Conference championship on Monday, beating out contenders Columbia, Millburn and Caldwell to take top honors with 179 points.

The swimming Mountaineers will join the girls volleyball team as first-ever conference champions, making them part of West Orange High School history.

"In my ...

Girls Basketball: Bengals Fall to 7-2 After Tough Battle With Undefeated Mountaineers

WEST ORANGE, NJ — After senior guard Grace Cannon scored nearly half of the Bloomfield Bengals girls basketball team’s points Tuesday night, her team fell 64-34 to the undefeated West Orange Mountaineers.

With their 39 rebounds and 16 steals, the now 8-0 Mountaineers caused the Bengals to fall to 7-2.

The Mountaineers dominated the visitors in the first ...

Special Olympics New Jersey to Hold Figure Skating Competition at Codey Arena

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ) athletes this week began competing in the culminating event of the season, the annual Winter Games—a multi-day, multi-sport competition that gives nearly 800 SONJ athletes an opportunity to compete.

On Sunday, Codey Arena in West Orange will host the figure skating competition.

Floor hockey and volleyball were contested ...

West Orange Girls Basketball Continues Winning Streak with Victory Over Nutley​​​​​​​

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The Lady Mountainteers basketball team continued their winning ways on Tuesday with a 44-28 victory over Nutley at their home court.

Mya Bembry scored 16 points and had nine rebounds, five steals and two blocks. Jewell Burnett, Madison Mitchell and Nathali Simpson each scored eight points for the Mountaineers. West Orange led the game throughout.

Courtney Wilde was ...

West Orange High School Boys Basketball Captures Cranford Tournament Title

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The West Orange High School (WOHS) Boys Basketball team captured the Cranford Tournament title on Dec. 28, joining the WOHS girls' team in first-place victories, by defeating West Windsor-Plainsboro North, 54-42.

Gabe Silvera was the top scorer for West Orange with 21 points. Tyshawn Dukes contributed 10 points and Jelani Jackson added seven, staying ahead of West ...

Girls Basketball: West Orange Captures First-Ever Cranford Tournament Title

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The West Orange High School girls basketball team took home its first-ever Cranford Tournament crown over the holiday, beating Delaware Valley, 49-40.

Senior Jewel Burnett was the Mountaineers' top scorer with 17 points, followed by Dawn Flood with 13 and Mya Bembry with 11.

The Mountaineers logged several successful rebounds in the third to seal the victory over ...

West Orange High School Pep Rally Kicks Off Winter Sports Season

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Thursday’s Pep Rally at West Orange High School kicked off what the school hopes to be another strong winter sports season.

The Mountaineer Cheerleaders raised school spirit alongside members of the winter sports teams: boys basketball, girls basketball, wrestling, hockey, winter track, bowling and swimming. The boys and girls step teams also performed routines ...

New Jersey Devils Continue Holiday Tradition, Visit Patients at Saint Barnabas Medical Center

LIVINGSTON, NJ — New Jersey Devils players, alumni and the team’s mascot, NJ Devil, visited 10 RWJBarnabas Health facilities on Tuesday afternoon to bring smiles to patients’ faces at each location, including the Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston.

Players in attendance at Saint Barnabas included starting goaltender Corey Schneider, forward Michael Cammaleri, ...

West Orange Teachers Begin Protest as Board of Education Honors High School Step Team

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School step team, which currently holds the title of New Jersey State Champions, was in the process of being honored at the West Orange Board of Education (WOBOE) meeting on Monday when nearly 200 members of the West Orange Education Association teachers’ union interrupted the presentation to protest the lack of a contract agreement.

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