Sports

May 13, 2021

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Aidan Healey and Michael Cassels combined on a two-hitter to lift West Orange to a 2-0 baseball victory over Cedar Grove on Thursday. Healey allowed two hits and struck out eight in five innings pitched. He walked two. Cassels pitched two hitless innings with two walks and ...

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The Classics emerged with a victory over Yogi's Boys in a Morris Essex Tuesday Senior Softball League game played at O'Connor Park in West Orange on May 11th. The METSSL is made up of teams primarily based in Morris, Essex and Sussex Counties and comprised of two divisions. The Alpha Division ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Amara Almodovar hit a home run and drove in four runs to lead the West Orange softball team to a 14-7 victory over Kearny on Tuesday. Livia Mair went 3-for-3 with a run scored and Nia Simpson was 3-for-4 with three runs scored and an RBI for the Mountaineers (7-4), who scored ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — Two fence-scraping home runs were the big blows as the Seton Hall Prep baseball team defeated Millburn, 11-2, Monday afternoon. The decision marked the 800th victory in the career of Seton Hall Prep head coach Mike Sheppard Jr. Sheppard Jr., whose father, the late Mike Sheppard, ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — After being no-hit for six innings, the Caldwell baseball team scored a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat West Orange, 1-0, in the opening round of the Greater Newark Tournament Friday night. Gil Prial of Caldwell (6-2) singled, stole second and scored the only ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School Track Team is making its mark right out of the gate as its spring season begins and a semblance of normalcy returns to the sport. On April 28, the team hosted Millburn for its first meet in over a year. “Both the girls and boys teams were victorious ...

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The Mountain Top League (MTL), a volunteer-run organization established in 1959, offers ice hockey, baseball, basketball, softball and soccer programs for West Orange youth in kindergarten through eighth grade. This year, MTL is partnering with West Orange’s Recreation Department to operate a ...

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  WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Township of West Orange, EZ Ride, New Jersey Safe Routes, West Orange Schools and the West Orange Pedestrian Safety Advisory Board collaborated in the town's first-ever Pop-Up Bike Lane and Free Bike Skills Course, held May 1-2 at Redwood Elementary School. The ...

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NORTH HALEDON, NJ — Zander Lipsey scored three goals and had one assist to lead West Orange to a 10-4 boys lacrosse victory over Eastern Christian on Tuesday. Andrew Miller also scored three goals for the Mountaineers, who outscored Eastern Christian, 4-0, in the second quarter to take a 5-1 ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — The West Essex baseball team has won two in a row, but Monday’s rain-soaked 9-8 victory over West Orange on Monday did not come easily. “We enjoy the wins,” said West Essex Head Coach Eric Johnson. While the game ultimately ended with a win for the Knights the game would ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Livia Mair pitched a four-hitter to lift West Orange to a 4-0 softball victory over Newark Academy on Friday. Mair struck out nine batters and walked only two, and she also went 2-for-3 with an RBI at the plate for the Mountaineers (4-1), who scored one run in the first inning, ...

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West Orange High School (WOHS) bowling team co-captains Kieryn Knox and Scott Lillis are fighting to ensure that West Orange will have its own bowling alley again.  Knox explained, “When Eagle Rock Lanes closed last year, the owner wanted to make it a high-rise building, so he wouldn't give ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Verona baseball team is red-hot to start the 2021 season, winning its third game in a row with a 4-1 decision over West Orange under the lights on Friday night.  “That was a big win because that is a good team right there, two teams off to quick starts. I think we’re the ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School sophomore golfer Samantha Galantini placed sixth in the Girls 14 and 15-year-old division in the Drive, Pitch, and Putt Competition held on April 4 at Augusta National Golf Course.  The competition, canceled last year due to the pandemic, is held prior ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The West Orange baseball team scored eight runs in the second inning and went on to a 14-4 victory over Cedar Grove on Thursday. Jayson Raines went 3-for-4 with two doubles and two RBI, and Aidan Healey also had two doubles and a single, scoring two runs and driving in one for ...

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The West Orange Pedestrian Safety Advisory Board, West Orange Police Department & EZ Ride have partnered to create a Pop-Up Bike Lane on Saturday, May 1, and Sunday, May 2 around  Redwood Elementary School & along Woodland Avenue between 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.   The Committee involved is ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Owen Murphy pitched six innings of one-hit ball and the West Orange baseball team posted a 4-1 victory over Columbia on opening day Monday. Murphy struck out eight, walked five batters and gave up one run before Matthew Bove came on to pitch a scoreless seventh inning for the ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange boys lacrosse team scored two unanswered goals in the fourth quarter to put the capper on an 8-5 victory over Fair Lawn on opening day Monday. Zander Lipsey and Remy Frolow each scored three goals for West Orange, which outscored Fair Lawn, 3-2, in the third ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange wrestling team, which got a late start to its season, scored a 40-21 victory over Millburn on Wednesday. The Mountaineers (2-1), whose sports programs just finished quarantining at the end of March, recorded five pins in outscoring Millburn. Damianlee Torres, ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — “The West Orange Women's Club is a newly re-formed organization,” began club Vice-President Jacqueline Ward. In 2019, discussions began to re-form the WOWC. The effort was spearheaded by Jennifer Tunnicliffe, who currently serves as the President of the WOWC.   The original ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School athletic department has announced that none of its sporting events will take place until after March 31, at least. The announcement by athletic director Ron Bligh was made in conjunction with the district's decision on Monday to close West Orange ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Columbia boys basketball team closed out its season with a five-game winning streak, defeating West Orange, 67-63, in the final game on Saturday. Senior guard Nigel Garcia scored 26 points, grabbed five rebounds and passed for three assists for the Cougars (11-4), who opened ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Newark Central came back from an early nine-point deficit to defeat the West Orange boys basketball team, 74-60, on Thursday. Central trailed, 22-13, after a quarter but rallied to take a one-point halftime lead and then outscored the Mountaineers, 23-15, in the third quarter ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange boys basketball team overcame a six-point deficit in the fourth quarter and rallied to defeat Shabazz, 73-71, on Tuesday. Micah Moore scored a team-high 24 points for the Mountaineers (4-9), who trailed, 59-53, going into the fourth quarter. Amyin Hanks ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Ever since she was a freshman, Madison Johnson has dreamed of joining the legendary list of basketball players who scored 1,000 points at Union Catholic. With 6:24 left in the third quarter in Saturday's game vs. St. Dominic Academy at UC, the West Orange resident made that ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The West Orange boys bowling team remained undefeated Friday with a 7-0 victory over Seton Hall Prep. Kieryn Knox led the way for the Mountaineers (10-0-1) with a three-game total of 740 that featured a high game of 259. Justin Soto had a high game of 257 en route to a total of ...

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WEST ORANGE NJ — The West Orange ice hockey team advanced in the first round of the McMullen Cup with a 4-3 victory over Kearny on Friday. Calvin Tranquada scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period for West Orange with 1:46 left for a 4-3 lead. Jack Olsen scored two goals and had one ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange girls basketball team handed University its first loss of the season, 49-43, on Thursday. Junior swing guard Kiley Capstraw scored 26 points for West Orange (9-4), which started fast, taking a 14-7 lead after one quarter. Mackenzie Dover finished with 15 ...

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BAYONNE, NJ — Anthony O'Brien's hat trick led Bayonne to a 7-4 ice hockey victory over West Orange on Tuesday. O'Brien finished with three goals and one assist for the Bees (2-4), who scored the first three goals of the contest and were never caught after that. Billy Mauer, Christopher ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange boys basketball team erased a six-point deficit after one quarter and went on to defeat Newark West Side, 41-39, on Tuesday. Amyin Hanks finished with 10 points and four rebounds for the Mountaineers (3-6), who outscored West Side, 12-7, in the third quarter to ...

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