West Orange High School Sports Awards Highlight Outstanding Year

June 19, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ – There was a lot to celebrate at the annual West Orange High School (WOHS) Sports Awards Night held earlier this month. As WOHS Athletic Director Ron Bligh welcomed students, coaches and family, he noted the stellar sports year and list of major accomplishments:

Football SEC champs
Boys soccer runner up in state sectionals
Girls volleyball SEC champs ...

West Orange Boys Tennis Teams Takes 2017 Colonial Division Title

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The West Orange High School Boys Tennis Team recently won the Colonial Division Super Essex County Championship for 2017. The team also advanced to the second round of the State Sectional Tournament.

The last time the boys tennis team won the Colonial Division Championship and advanced to the second round of the State Sectional Tournament was 2013.

"The team finished ...

West Orange High School Hockey Player Receives NJ Devils Alumni Scholarship

WEST ORANGE, NJ - West Orange High School graduating senior and hockey co-captain Mark Starbinski received the NJ Devils Alumni Scholarship at the 24th Annual NJSIAA Scholar Athlete Brunch in the amount of $2,500.

Every senior hockey player in the state of New Jersey was eligible for the award, and Starbinski was one of four winners. Former NJ Devils Bruce Driver and Ken Danyko presented ...

West Orange High School Boys Step Team Places Fourth in 2017 National Stepping Championship

HARRISBURG, PA - The West Orange High School boys step team placed fourth at the 2017 National High School Stepping Championship held in Harrisburg, PA, last month, hosted by Step USA.

After qualifying at the regional competition held at West Orange High School in February, the boys prepared for their appearance at the nationals. The theme of their performance was "The origin of step, via ...

Seton Hall Prep Dedicates Tevlin Memorial Field and Zimmermann Scoreboard

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The family, friends, teachers and teammates of Brendan Tevlin (Class of 2013) and Billy Zimmerman (Class of 2011) gathered at the Seton Hall Preparatory School’s (SHP) Kelly Athletic Complex on Saturday as the high school officially dedicated the Brendan Patrick Tevlin ’13 Memorial Field and Billy Zimmermann ’11 Scoreboard.

The ceremony marked a ...

Baseball: Seton Hall Prep Wins Greater Newark Tournament, Defeats Millburn, 4-2, in Final

BELLEVILLE, NJ - Defeating a baseball team with as few flaws as Seton Hall Prep possesses in a championship game requires an effort of nearly flawless execution.

For Millburn, the effort was there and the fighting spirit was evident, but the execution strayed too far from flawless to complete the championship mission.

Second-seeded Seton Hall Prep won its fifth consecutive Greater Newark ...

West Orange Seniors Receive Prestigious Essex County Scholar-Athlete Awards

WEST ORANGE, NJ – West Orange High School (WOHS) seniors Sophia Adelson and Abraham Dada were recognized as top scholar-athletes at the annual Essex County Awards, held at Mayfair Farms earlier this month.

The event recognizes top male and female academic athletes from schools across Essex County. Abraham Dada, a WOHS wrestler, and Sophia Adelson, a girls varsity softball player, ...

Modernization of Essex County Codey Arena in West Orange is Underway

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A $2.8-million project to modernize Rink 1 in Essex County Codey Arena in West Orange is officially underway and is the first major renovation to the rink since the facility opened in 1958.

A new refrigeration system will enable the arena to operate more efficiently and will provide a better ice skating surface, according to Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, ...

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