West Orange Athletics Spotlight

September 2, 2020

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Jayson Raines, a senior wide receiver at West Orange High School, on Wednesday announced a verbal commitment to Stanford University. Raines, a 6-foot-3, 195-pound prototype Division 1 wideout, caught 47 passes for more than 700 yards and 12 touchdowns in his junior season, ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School (WOHS) athlete Sandra Guerrero not only made school history in March by becoming the first state Mountaineer wrestling champion, but she has also recently made regional wrestling history as the first female to commit to New Jersey City ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Gustav Hall, a senior guard at West Orange High School, was named to the Super Essex Conference Liberty Division First Team for 2020. Hall, a 5-foot-11 point guard, averaged 8.0 points per game last winter for the Mountaineers. He will attend Brown University next ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School (WOHS) girls soccer co-captain Giovanna Winning and football player Cade Lipsey were recently recognized as "Unsung Heroes" during the 46th annual UNICO Sports Awards Breakfast. UNICO is the largest Italian-American service organization in the country, ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School bowling phenomenon Kieryn Knox may only be a sophomore, but he is the lynchpin to what has become a winning team with back-to-back conference and county championships. Individually, Knox placed fourth in the state championships and is already looking ...

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ORLANDO, FL — The West Orange High School (WOHS) varsity cheerleaders spent a whirlwind weekend in Orlando competing in the National High School Cheerleading Championship (NHSCC) and outscored more than 20 teams to place eighth nationally in the Large Varsity Non-Tumble Division. The NHSCC, ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange resident Jordan Cohn recently followed a family tradition and became an Olympic athlete in the Mount Creek Special Olympics New Jersey Winter Games, held at Mountain Creek earlier this month. Cohn received a gold medal in the Intermediate Super G Alpine race and a ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Kieryn Knox of West Orange High School rolled a perfect game Wednesday to cap an eventful week for the Mountaineers' bowling team. Knox rolled his perfect 300 game to capture the ECADA Individual County Tournament Championship at Hanover Lanes. Knox shot a 706 Series to qualify ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Taylor Aska, a 12-year-old student at Liberty Middle School in West Orange, has exhibited her love for track and field as well as her commitment to the craft through her participation in the Jaguar Track Club, a local organization that serves young people who are interested in the ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange High School (WOHS) girls wrestling team, now in its second year, is making history both at the high school and in New Jersey as part of a new national and worldwide movement acknowledging girls wrestling as a sport in its own right. At least 15 states have ...

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DOVER, NJ — The West Orange High School wrestling team started off strong with an impressive showing at the Dover Holiday Wrestling Tournament last weekend. The team placed fourth overall out of a field of 12 with a score of 109.5. Junior captain Damian Torres (126 pounds), senior Adonis May ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School (WOHS) senior Justin Cadeau has signed a letter of intent to attend Division 1 Howard University, where he will continue his tennis career.   "It's been a life-long dream of mine to play Division 1 tennis, so I am very excited," said Cadeau. "It is extra ...

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GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Tyrone Brooks, a resident of West Orange, was honored by Stevenson and Moses Boxing for Life for his commitment to the community during the "Ringside for a Cause" benefit held in Glen Ridge and co-chaired by CC Minton and Gregory Burrus. Brooks has taught in the Newark Public ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Four years ago, Alen Hadzic came so close to qualifying as a fencer in the 2016 Olympics that he decided earlier this year to make a full commitment to realizing his goal. The West Orange resident, a 2010 graduate of Montclair High School who attended Columbia University, has ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Two weeks ago, Natalie Nevins accomplished a rarity for the West Orange High School girls soccer program: she scored her 50th career goal and also achieved her 50th career assist. As the Mountaineers' girls soccer program has grown over the last several years from a struggling ...

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