The Pioneer

The Pioneer

2020 Summer Olympics Postponed To Next Year

2020 Summer Olympics Postponed To Next Year

March 25, 2020

Yesterday afternoon, Prime minister Shinzo Abe of Japan, International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach agreed to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic...

West Orange Cheer Team Wins 8th Best in the Nation

West Orange Cheer Team Wins 8th Best in the Nation

March 3, 2020

The WOHS cheerleading team has done a marvelous job this season with their success. The girls have worked there hardest to get where they are at right ...

Super Bowl LIV- Shakey Mahomes Steps Up

Super Bowl LIV- Shakey Mahomes Steps Up

February 13, 2020

On February 2nd, the San Francisco 49ers fell just short to the Kansas City Chiefs, 31-20 in Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami. Until their win on...

October Athlete of the Month: Shakhi Carson

October Athlete of the Month: Shakhi Carson

Kiley Capstraw, In Our School/In Our Town+Social Media Editor

February 13, 2020

After leading his team to a 2-2 record against some of the best competition in the state, junior running back Shakhi Carson was awarded Athlete of the Mont...

Beyonce and Jay-Z draw criticism by sitting during the national Anthem

February 6, 2020

On Sunday February 2nd, the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs were set to play each other in Super Bowl LIV. Like any match, The National An...

West Point Returns to the House that the Late Chris Morgan Built, to Face Lehigh University

West Point Returns to the House that the Late Chris Morgan Built, to Face Lehigh University

February 3, 2020

WEST ORANGE, NEW JERSEY -- The hometown of the late Army West Point Cadet C.J. Morgan, would gather as a family to experience a night of sorrow, yet celebra...

CTE Found in 99% of Former NFL Athletes that Were Examined After Death

Mark Mincolelli

January 21, 2020

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) is a neurodegenerative brain disease that can be “found in individuals who have been exposed to repeated head trauma. The disease is pathologically marked by a buildup of abnormal tau protein in the brain that can disable neural pathways and lead to a variety of clinical symptoms,” according to CNN News’ Daniella Emanuel.   ...

West Orange Bowling Team Strikes Again

West Orange Bowling Team Strikes Again

January 2, 2020

WEST ORANGE, NJ- The West Orange High School bowling team is ready to build upon their impressive 2018-19 season and defend their title as Super Essex Conf...

Girls Volleyball Team Outstanding 2019 Season

Girls Volleyball Team Outstanding 2019 Season

January 2, 2020

West Orange, NJ - The West Orange High School Girls Volleyball team has done a remarkable job this fall season. The Girls Volleyball team consists of three ...

Girls Basketball 2019 Preview

Girls Basketball 2019 Preview

January 2, 2020

WEST ORANGE NJ- Now that football and the other fall sports have come to an end, Girls Basketball is now occupying the spotlight. Coming off a 21-4 se...

Swim Team Preview

Swim Team Preview

December 19, 2019

Interview With Coach Navata The West Orange Swim Team looks to make a statement this year after months of preparation. The team is lead by Coach Navata...

Pinning West Orange Wrestling for the New Season

Natalie Nevins, Features Editor

December 16, 2019

After finishing last season with an overall record of 14-8, West Orange Wrestling has raised the bar for the 2019-2020 season. Head Coach of the Mountaineers Stephan Zichella revealed what goals he and his coaching staff have this season.  “Right now our goal is to develop our wrestlers.  We have so many new faces and this is the least experienced team I've ever coa...

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