Sports

August 16, 2018

LITTLE FALLS, NJ – “The locker room is now open,” Montclair State University (MSU) literacy professor and Write on Sports co-director and teacher Erik Jacobson said as middle school students from across Essex County raced to interview former New York Giants wide receiver David Tyree and Sports ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - West Orange High School varsity boys basketball coach Demond Cowins has launched a new series called "Real Talk Sessions" via his Instagram (@coach_cowins) and has been picking up followers with every new episode. The series, which will see episodes ranging in length from one ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ — By the time West Orange native Kyrie Irving graduated the legendary St. Patrick High School in Elizabeth in 2010, he was the top-ranked basketball player in the country, and has since become one of the best guards in National Basketball Association (NBA) history. Elliot Cadeau, a ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Plans are moving ahead to build a new “Bubble” at West Orange High School that will expand the athletic usefulness of what has been primarily a weight-room area, Superintendent Jeffrey Rutzky announced on Monday. At this week’s West Orange Board of Education (WOBOE) meeting, ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Three members of the West Orange softball team have been named to the Super Essex Conference All-Colonial Division First Team for 2018. Nahtali Simpson, Erin Vermeal and Andreyah Ageday are all members of the First Team. Simpson hit seven home runs and drove in 45 runs, both ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Men’s Shul Softball League, consisting of teams from temples throughout Livingston, West Orange, Short Hills and other neighboring communities in Essex and Morris counties, gathered in Livingston prior to regular play on Sunday morning in support of Make Our Schools Safe, an ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Six players from the West Orange baseball team received recognition when the Super Essex Conference recently announced its All-Liberty Division teams for the 2018 season. Seniors Tyree Bradley and Chris Walker each were named to the First Team. Bradley batted .371 with five ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ — After physically and emotionally preparing over the last 10 weeks, the members of the West Orange chapter of Girls on the Run (GOTR) participated in the culminating 22nd annual Florham Park Jaycees 5K on Saturday. GOTR, a nonprofit physical activity-based positive youth ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The annual West Orange High School Sports Awards recently celebrated not only outstanding athletes and team members, but another stellar year for the high school teams as well. The list of championships for the 2017-18 contains returning champions and first-time ever ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — On the heels of National Bike Safety Month in May, a new record of nearly 500 Livingston riders participated in the sixth annual Bike Livingston event, a family-oriented bike tour of Livingston’s neighborhoods hosted each year by the West Essex YMCA on the first Sunday ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ – West Orange High School junior Tyler Galantini captured the Super Essex Conference (SEC) Individual Liberty Division Championship on May 29 at Maplewood Country Club. “Tyler worked extremely hard all year preparing for this season and for the tournaments,” said head coach Bill ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The West Orange High School (WOHS) girls softball became the Super Essex Conference (SEC) Colonial Division champions following this week’s victory over Montclair Kimberly Academy (MKA), 14-6. The Mountaineers’ 7-1 record in division play placed the Mountaineers at the head of ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The West Orange pitchers gave up just two hits, but North Bergen rallied from a three-run deficit for a 4-3 baseball victory in the opening round of the Section 1, Group 4 state tournament Monday. West Orange (14-9) led, 3-0, after two innings. North Bergen tied it, and then ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – West Orange High School girls softball has had a big week, shattering one record, setting another and winning the first round of the North 1, Group 4 state playoffs against Passaic Tech, 11-10. Nahtali Simpson broke the all-time hit record held by Lindsay Flores (Class of 2012) ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – Thanks to the West Orange school district’s participation in the NFL’s Fuel Up to Play 60 program, students at Edison Middle School (EMS) recently enjoyed a visit from Seton Hall University (SHU) Division I athletes. The American Dairy Association sponsored the event to enhance ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — A talented lineup of Seton Hall Prep (SHP) wrestlers handed he South Plainfield High School wrestling team its first home loss in more than two years inside Anthony Cotoia Gymnasium on Thursday. The No. 9 Tigers (4-1) fought hard in spite of the fact that its lineup wasn’t ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — As part of New Jersey Devils’ annual “Season of Giving” holiday campaign in which players visit local medical centers, dating back to the Devils’ first season in New Jersey in 1982, players donned their game jerseys as they visited all RWJBarnabas Health facilities this week with ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — A Student Recognition Ceremony at the West Orange Board of Education meeting on Monday honored sports achievements and community service of both teams and individuals. West Orange High School (WOHS) sports teams that were honored for their major accomplishments included: the ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School boys basketball team earned a season-opening victory over University, 71-64, on Friday. "It was an overall great team effort," said head coach Demond Cowins. "We pushed the pace with our uptempo style of play from the start. University played us very ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – It was an exciting day for West Orange High School (WOHS) soccer when it was announced that boys soccer player Maurice Williams and girls soccer player Natalie Nevins were named top male and female Super Essex Conference Soccer Players of the Year and the West Orange Girls Soccer ...

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NUTLEY, NJ — The West Orange Elks Lodge 1590 recently hosted its annual Elks Hoop Shoot basketball free throw contest at West Orange High School and two West Orange students took home gold on Dec. 10 in the Elks Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest District finals held at the Nutley Recreation ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Three teams of the West Orange Police Athletic League (PAL) were recognized by the mayor and council on Tuesday for their accomplishments in the recent season. Teams recognized included the undefeated PAL Peewee Football team, the PeeWee Cheerleading Team and the PAL 8U ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers Athletics hosted a Community Relations Program, as Rutgers student-athletes made Systemwide Hospital Visits on Wednesday. Rutgers men’s basketball team members Deshawn Freeman, Geo Baker and Corey Sanders volunteered their time by visiting with ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Following a double-overtime tie, 1-1, in an intense second round of the state tournament, the fourth-seeded Livingston girls soccer team will advance to the next round after defeating fifth-seeded West Orange, 4-1, in penalty kicks on Thursday. West Orange had an impressive ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Graduating Seniors from the West Orange High School football team, cheerleading team, and Marching Mountaineers were recognized in a pre-game ceremony on Friday that featured an enthusiastic appearance by Police Athletic League (PAL) football players and a tie score, 24-24, ...

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