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West Orange High School Cheerleaders Place Fourth in National Championship

February 20, 2018

ORLANDO, FL — The West Orange High School (WOHS) cheerleaders recently took fourth place in the Large Non-Tumbling Division at the National High School Cheerleading Championship (NHSCC) held at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, FL. The NHSCC is the most prestigious championship in the country and is televised nationally on ESPN and ESPN2.

"We had a very successful trip and ...

Girls Basketball: West Orange Heads to County Semifinals

WEST ORANGE, NJ – In the past week, the West Orange girls basketball team has defeated top teams Newark Tech and Saddle River Day in dramatic fashion, and on Saturday took a 41-35 victory over Arts in the quarterfinal of the Essex County Tournament.

Mya Bembry led the third-seeded Mountaineers with 16 points and Nathali Simpson followed her with eight. Fredreyah Howard and Alathea ...

West Orange Wrestlers Advance to Region Tournament; Rawls Wins 100th Match

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School (WOHS) wrestling team finished second in the District X Tournament on Saturday and eight Mountaineers qualified for the regional tournament, held annually at WOHS.

Qualifying for the regional tournament were:

James Benjamin (120 lbs.)

Edgar Moreno (132 lbs.)

Michael Charles 145 lbs.)

Colin Morgan (160 lbs.)

Sebastian ...

West Orange Girls Basketball Celebrates Women in Sports Day; Earns Two Victories

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange High School (WOHS) girls basketball team recognized Women in Sports Day this week and took a decisive win over Newark Tech, 63-44, on Tuesday before also defeating Saddle River Day, 64-63, on Thursday.

Coach Doug Nevins recognized the 32nd anniversary of Title IX, celebrating women and girls in sports.

“With tonight’s event, WOHS, ...

West Orange Wrestling Takes Sectional Crown in Win Over Passaic Tech

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange Wrestling team captured the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 1, Group 5 sectional title at home on Friday in a hard-fought final against Passaic Tech, 33-26.

This was the Mountaineer’s second sectional in 56 years, having won their first championship in 2012.

“This year, we knew going in that Passaic Tech was the favorite in our state ...

West Orange Girls Basketball Celebrates Teammate’s 1,000th Point

WEST ORANGE, NJ – West Orange High School junior basketball player Mya Bembry recently scored her 1,000th career point during a 61-36 win over Teaneck.

Bembry hit her 1,000th point in the third quarter of this game, in which she scored 18 point and had 10 rebounds and five steals to log her 12th double-double of the year.

Bembry has averaged 18.7 points, 13.5 rebounds and 4.9 ...

West Orange Students Petition for Boys Volleyball Team

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School student Jackson Edwards attended Monday’s West Orange Board of Education (WOBOE) meeting to request the approval of the creation of a boys volleyball team at the school.

Edwards came prepared with 165 signatures from students who would be interested in playing competitive volleyball.

Members of the WOBOE were impressed with ...

Ice Hockey: West Orange and Dayton-Brearley-Union Play to 3-3 Tie

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The Dayton-Brearley-Union Bulldogs traveled to the Codey Arena this weekend to face their division rival, the West Orange Mountaineers, who defeated the Bulldogs 6-2 in their first match. The game ended in a 3-3 tie, leaving the Mountaineers at 6-10-2 for the season and 2-3-2 in the division.

The Bulldogs are now 3-5-2 on the season and 1-3-1 in ...

Swimming: West Orange Girls Place Third at Essex County Championship

PERTH AMBOY, NJ — After winning last year’s county meet, the West Orange High School girls swimming team placed third overall in the Essex County SEC Championship meet last week, trailing behind Montclair High School, which had its best joint performance in 30 years, and Columbia, which took first place.

The West Orange girls placed first in the 200-yard medley relay with swimmers ...

West Orange High School Principal to Host Annual Bowling for Scholarship Dollars

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The deadline to RSVP to the fifth annual "Bowling for Scholarship Dollars," being held on Feb. 3 at Eagle Rock Bowling Lanes in West Orange from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., is Jan. 19.

The event raises funds for West Orange High School Principal Hayden Moore's scholarships, which are awarded to graduating seniors each year.

Tickets are available ...

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