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December 12, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ  —  A tremendously successful season last winter has the West Orange girls basketball team thinking about going one step beyond--or further--in the 2018-2019 season, which begins Friday night on the road at East Orange at 7 p.m. Last year, the Mountaineers won the Section 1, ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The record-setting West Orange girls soccer team was honored with eight selections to the Super Essex Conference (SEC) All-American Division team, as selected by coaches. Three Mountaineers were named to the first team, including Natalie Nevins, Nyah Harper and Morgan ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Tyler Galantini of West Orange has signed a letter of intent with Wagner College to continue his golf career while attending the school. Galantini, a senior who attended Pleasantdale (now Kelly) Elementary, Edison and Liberty Middle Schools, said he has received a partial ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Dayton High School of Springfield handed the West Orange ice hockey team its first loss of the year, 6-3, on Saturday. Kaelan Monroe scored two goals for West Orange (0-1-1), Davey Campbell had a goal and an assist, and Chris Infante and Trevor Levine each supplied an assist ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - West Orange High School senior Mya Bembry signed a letter of intent with Penn State to play Division I basketball on Nov. 20 as family, friends and coaches cheered her on. After fielding offers from around the country, Bembry decided on Penn State and verbally committed on Aug.

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange ice hockey team opened its season this week with hopes of qualifying for the state tournament for the first time in eight years. Coach Eddie Scafidi has several players returning to comprise the core of this year's team, including senior forward Davey Campbell, ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The West Orange boys soccer team has been honored with three selections to the first team of the Super Essex Conference's All-American Division team. A.J. Petrucci, Wes Rideau Winds and Kalleo Mendes were all selected by the division's coaches to the all-division first ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The West Orange girls soccer team hadn't lost a game in two years, but Tuesday night the Mountaineers found themselves cornered by Bridgewater-Raritan. The Panthers wore down West Orange with a succession of corner kicks and other set pieces to claim a 2-0 victory that brought an ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — More than $160,000 was raised at RWJBarnabas Health’s (RWJBH) second annual Running with the Devils 5K Run and Walk in support of RWJBH and the New Jersey Devils’ collective effort to build stronger communities by promoting healthy, active lifestyles and world-class ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - With its third victory over Livingston this season, the West Orange girls soccer team achieved another first for the program. Top-seeded West Orange defeated third-seeded Livingston, 1-0, Friday for the Section 1, Group 4 championship. It is the first sectional title ever for ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The top-seeded West Orange girls soccer team remained undefeated with a 1-0 victory over Ridgewood in the semifinal round of the Section 1, Group 4 tournament on Wednesday. The game, which was delayed a day because of heavy rain, was the 11th shutout this season by West Orange ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ — There certainly wasn’t a shortage of motivation for Montclair entering Saturday’s state playoff opener with West Orange, and the Mounties played like an inspired team hungry to feed off those emotions. For one, Montclair was looking to avenge a stunning first-week loss to this ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The top-seeded West Orange girls soccer team remained undefeated with a 5-0 victory over Bergen Tech in the quarterfinal round of the Section 1, Group 4 state tournament on Friday. The Mountaineers (17-0-2) scored two goals in the first half before putting the game out of reach ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The top-seeded West Orange girls soccer team had an easy time of it in the opening round of the state tournament, defeating Bloomfield, 6-0, in Section 1, Group 4 on Tuesday. Natalie Nevins scored a goal and assisted on three others for undefeated West Orange (16-0-2), which had a ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The West Orange football team scored one of New Jersey's biggest upsets of the season when the Mountaineers beat Montclair on opening night at the end of August. And, despite losing six regular-season games, West Orange has been awarded a playoff spot--and another meeting with ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Jordan White's touchdown run in overtime gave West Orange a 14-6 victory over Barringer in the rain and wind on Saturday. West Orange (3-6) got the ball first in overtime with the score tied, 6-6. White scored on a 3-yard run, and the Mountaineers went for two and took an ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ - The top-seeded West Orange girls soccer team won the first Essex County Tournament championship in school history Friday night with a 2-1 overtime victory over Glen Ridge. Nyah Harper scored in the first overtime off a throw-in from Kiley Capstraw to give West Orange the 2-1 ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — As Josh Cubeddo’s booming 97th minute corner kick descended downwards in the frigid late October air, Montclair was well on its way to punching a ticket to the Essex County Tournament (ECT) final.  In the 97th minute of an absolute deadlock between Montclair and West Orange, ...

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BELLEVILLE, NJ - The top-seeded West Orange girls soccer team took down the defending champion in the Essex County Tournament on Wednesday evening. West Orange remained undefeated with a 4-0 victory over fifth-seeded Livingston in the semifinal round. Livingston had won the last two county ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange girls soccer team has yet to lose a game in 2018, but its next match will come with the stakes raised considerably. The top-seeded Mountaineers (13-0-2) will need to take down two-time defending tournament champion Livingston (10-3-2), the fifth seed, when the ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - West Orange High School’s senior night recognized the Class of 2019 athletes while the annual District Band Night welcomed middle school students from Edison, Liberty, and Roosevelt Middle Schools to play with the Marching Mountaineers. Athletes from all fall sports teams, ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The undefeated West Orange girls soccer team scored three goals in the first half en route to a 4-1 victory over Morris Hills on Monday. Natalie Nevins scored two goals and had one assist, and Emma Mitchell assisted on three goals for the Mountaineers (13-0-2). Kaya Schultz and ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Brian Merlos' goal in the second overtme gave fourth-seeded West Orange a 2-1 boys soccer victory over fifth-seeded Newark East Side in the quarterfinal round of the Essex County Tournament on Saturday. East Side opened the scoring on a penalty kick by Dino Branco in the first ...

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ESSEX COUNTY AREA, NJ - Top-seeded West Orange remained undefeated with a 3-0 victory over eighth-seeded Millburn in the quarterfinal round of the Essex County Tournament on Saturday. In another Essex County Tournament quarterfinal, fifth-seeded Livingston and Montclair-Kimberley Academy played ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The West Orange football team took another opponent right down to the wire, but again came up on the short end Friday night. Bloomfield rallied from an eight-point deficit after three quarters, forced the overtime, and then won, 22-21, over West Orange in the extra ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The top-seeded West Orange girls soccer team advanced in the opening round of the Essex County Tournament with a 6-0 victory over 17th-seeded Science Park on Thursday. Natalie Nevins scored two goals and assisted on two others for undefeated West Orange (11-0-2), which built a ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - One week after blowing out Verona with ease, the West Orange boys soccer team got all it could handle from Verona in the opening round of the Essex County Tournament on Wednesday. The fourth-seeded Mountaineers survived, but they needed a penalty kick shootout round to do it.

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BELLEVILLE, NJ - The West Orange girls soccer team stayed undefeated with a 4-1 victory over Belleville on the road Monday. West Orange (10-0-2) scored all its goals in the second half after the teams played to a scoreless draw in the opening half. Kaya Schultz scored two goals and Morgan Clark ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Kaya Schultz scored one goal and had two assists as the West Orange girls soccer team defeated Newark Academy, 3-2, on Saturday. Emma Mitchell and Hannah Villasin each scored one goal for the Mountaineers (9-0-2), who scored two goals in the second half after being deadlocked ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Passaic Tech shut out West Orange for three quarters and came away with a 12-6 football victory on Friday night. West Orange (2-5) averted the shutout when Sean Brown hit Jordan White with a 15-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter. Passaic Tech (1-5) had built a 12-0 lead ...

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