Boys Basketball: West Orange Falls to Verona and Newark Central

February 25, 2017

VERONA, NJ - Joey Zecchino scored 11 points to lead Verona boys basketball to a 48-36 win over West Orange at Verona on Wednesday. The Mountaineers fell again to Newark Central, 70-61, on Friday.

The Hillbillies took charge from the start, outscoring West Orange 16-5 in the first quarter. West Orange fought back holding Verona to only four points in the second period to end the ...

Wrestling: West Orange High School to Host Region 3 Tournament Beginning Wednesday

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Teams participating in the preliminary round of Region 3 tournament at West Orange High School on Wednesday include West Orange, Livingston, Caldwell, Nutley, Bloomfield, Chatham, Columbia, Delbarton, East Side (Paterson), Hanover Park, Madison, Montclair, Morristown, Randolph, Verona.

The following is a list of West Orange wrestlers who advanced to this round ...

West Orange Girls Basketball Captain Jewel Burnett Named to NJSIAA All-Star Team

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Senior and co-captain of the record-breaking West Orange High School (WOHS) girls basketball team Jewel Burnett was recently named to the NJSIAA All-Star Team and will play in the all-star game on March 19 at Rider University in Lawrenceville.

Burnett will represent WOHS as the first player from West Orange girls basketball to be invited to the all-star ...

West Orange High School Cheerleaders Place Third and Seventh Nationally in NHSCC Competition

ORLANDO, FL - The West Orange High School varsity cheerleaders returned from a whirlwind weekend in Orlando competing in the National High School Cheerleading Championship (NHSCC) as Third Place Bronze medalists in the Large Varsity Non-Tumble Game Day and Seventh Place in the Medium Varsity Non-Tumble Division.  

According to head coach Olivia Del Spina, the team outscored 23 other teams ...

West Orange Wrestling Advances to Regional Competition at West Orange High School

NUTLEY, NJ - In several exciting matches, the West Orange High School wrestlers placed second in the NJSIAA District 10 final round at Nutley High School on Saturday. 

The Mountaineers placed second overall behind No. 3 in the state Delbarton. Nutley, Verona and Becton rounded out the top five.

West Orange senior Victor Lopez (133 pounds) took an 11-4 decision against Delbarton's ...

West Orange Girls Basketball Advances in Essex County Tournament with Victory Over Montclair, 45-42

WEST ORANGE, NJ – A non-stop back-and-forth quarterfinal ECT matchup between the West Orange and Montclair girls basketball teams put the Lady Mountaineers in the semifinals on Saturday as they held on to win, 45-42.

West Orange’s Mya Bembry had 21 points, 13 rebounds, six steals and four assists. Nathali Simpson had 11 and Dawn Flood had eight points.

Montclair’s Alisa ...

West Orange to Compete in District 10 Wrestling Tournament; Three Wrestlers Earn Top Seed

NUTLEY, NJ — When the NJSIAA District 10 wrestling tournament begins Friday and Saturday, the West Orange High School varsity wrestling team will join Delbarton, Nutley, Columbia, Becton, Orange, Verona, Newark East Side, Wood-Ridge, Columbia and Union City at Nutley High School.

The top three wrestlers in each district will advance to regions next week.

The first round for this ...

West Orange High School Wrestler Victor Lopez Breaks School Record with 127 Wins

WEST ORANGE, NJ - West Orange High School senior wrestler Victor Lopez, 17, broke the school record set by alum Tommy Lorenzo of 126 career wins in 2006 on Saturday.

Lopez pinned Andrew Kyper of Roxbury in the 120 lb. category to set a new historic school record. In addition, Lopez also made his 128th pin against Brandon Olmstead of Hopatcong later in the day.

"The West ...

Boys Basketball: Cedar Grove Defeats Golda Och 31-21

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Mike Pronesti scored 11 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Cedar Grove to a 31-21 victory over Golda Och at home on Tuesday.

The two teams kept it close in the first half which ended with a 13-10 Cedar Grove lead.  The Panthers widened the lead in the third quarter and ultimately outscored Golda Oh 18 -11 in the second half to take the game.  

Alex ...

West Orange Girls Basketball Clinches Liberty Division Championship for First Time in School History

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange High School girls basketball team defeated the Millburn Millers, 66-39, at home on Tuesday to clinch the Liberty Division title for the first time in West Orange High School history.

Sophomore Mountaineer Mya Bembry was the top scorer with 26 points and seniors Jewel Burnett and Dawn Flood chipped in 11 and 10 points, respectively, to put West Orange on ...

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Orange/West Orange UNICO to Host 43rd Annual Sports Breakfast

February 17, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Orange/West Orange Chapter of UNICO National will be hosting its 43rd Annual Sports Breakfast on Sunday, Feb. 26 at 10 a.m. in the Tarnoff Cafeteria at West Orange High School (WOHS).

The event, which typically attracts more than 300 people, honors the “unsung heroes” from West Orange High School, Seton Hall Prep, Golda Och Academy and Orange ...