The Pioneer

The Pioneer

Guerrero Goes for Gold

Guerrero Goes for Gold

Royson Folas, managing editor

June 5, 2020

It’s the biggest moment of your life. Every second of training for the last 14 years has all led up to this one occasion. There are thousands of eyes on ...

An Unprecedented Ending to the Final Chapter for Senior Athletes

An Unprecedented Ending to the Final Chapter for Senior Athletes

May 29, 2020

Immensely painful news fractured the hearts of high school and college seniors across the state of New Jersey on May 4th, 2020, when governor Phil Murphy...

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...

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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 ...

Patrick Mahomes holding up the Lombardi Trophy after winning Super Bowl 54

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...

The late Black Knight’s wrestler, Christopher Jordan Lynn Morgan (C.J. Morgan), as nineteenth-ranked Army West Point returns to his native gym in West Orange, New Jersey to compete against the twelfth-ranked 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.   ...

The WOHS bowling team last year at one of their tournaments.

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...

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