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Girls Swimming: Union Catholic's Kate Fuhrmann Wins 50 Free at County Meet, Smashes 2 School Records

January 21, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Kate Fuhrmann continued to add to her legacy as one of the greatest swimmers in Union Catholic history with a sensational performance at Sunday's Union County Championships at the Sonny Werblin Recreation Center at Rutgers University in Piscataway.

Fuhrmann, a junior from Berkeley Heights, smashed two school records and finished first in the 50-yard Freestyle ...

Swimming: Six-Time World Champion Megan Romano Visits Union Catholic Practice, Presents Hannah Crisafulli with Award

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Union Catholic swim team received a special visit on Friday from six-time World Champion Megan Romano, who gave a special award to Hannah Crisafulli, took photos with the team, and delivered a motivating and inspiring presentation to the swimmers.

The 26-year-old Romano, who missed making the U.S. Olympic Team in 2012 by one place, stopped by UC's practice at the ...

Girls Basketball: Late Rally Falls Short as Scotch Plains-Fanwood Loses to Westfield, 43-33

WESTFIELD — Against one of Union County’s most consistently dominant girls’ basketball programs, Scotch Plains-Fanwood had to play a nearly flawless game for a chance at an upset Saturday night. 

Though the Raiders were competitive and mounted a convincing rally against a very powerful Westfield team that beat them by 31 points last season, a shoddy first half, turnovers ...

Boys Basketball: Raiders Hold on for Big Win Over Hunterdon Central, 57-53

UNION, NJ — Kean University’s Harwood Arena has almost become a home away from home for Scotch Plains-Fanwood boys’ basketball. Twice in the past week, the Raiders have acted as the home team during two showcase events at the college, and both times, they have come away victorious. 

In its latest triumph, Scotch Plains-Fanwood made a huge statement with a 57-53 win over ...

Wrestling: Scotch Plains-Fanwood Falls to Roselle Park, 44-23, on Historic Night

ROSELLE PARK, NJ --  Roselle Park became only the second high school wrestling program to win 1,000 matches when it beat the Raiders, 44-23, in a match originally scheduled to be held at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School.

Roselle Park's lighter weight wrestlers led the day, as Michael Fleck was the only Raider below the 170 weight class to win his match. Fleck and Nick ...

Girls Track and Field: Union Catholic Races to 4th Straight State Non-Public A Relay Title

TOMS RIVER, NJ -- In a performance that solidified its status as the top team in New Jersey, Union Catholic put on a remarkable display by sweeping all six track events and steamrolling its way to a 72-37 victory over runner-up Paramus Catholic. UC captured its fourth straight State Non-Public A Relay title on Thursday night at the Bennett Center in Toms River.

UC won the ...

Scotch Plains-Fanwood Athletes Are Ivy League Bound

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- At Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School, academics and athletics mean a lot to the student body. For student-athletes, it is important to prioritize excellence in the classroom before sports in order to ensure an opportunity to continue that sport in college.

Two seniors, swimmer Rachel Maizes and wrestler Sam Wustefeld, have demonstrated this to perfection. Both will ...

Joint Motion Physical Therapy Athlete of the Week: Hockey's Adam Glod

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ — It was one of the biggest weeks in the 13-year history of Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s ice hockey program, in large part because of Adam Glod. 

Mired in Union County Cup frenzy on Monday and Wednesday, the Raiders certainly had no shortage of scoring at Warinanco Ice Center. While the team eventually fell short of its ultimate goal, statements were ...

Boys Basketball: In OT, Raiders Pull Away From Hillside, 48-46

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- By no means was it the most beautiful of wins, but after a crushing defeat on Tuesday, a victory of any sorts was much needed for Scotch Plains-Fanwood. 

Finding themselves a possession or two behind for the majority of Thursday’s divisional game against Hillside, the Raiders grew life in the fourth quarter and eventually pulled out a 48-46 overtime ...

Ice Hockey: On Big Stage, Raiders Fall to Westfield, 4-2, in County Cup Semis

ROSELLE, NJ — Playing for a spot in the Union County Cup final in front of a nearly sold-out Warinanco Ice Center, Scotch Plains-Fanwood had already scored a victory before the puck even dropped Wednesday. The Raiders had earned the right to play their archival Westfield, a matchup that for the first time in years was not scheduled for the regular season.

Though Scotch ...

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Boys Track and Field: Union Catholic Wins 5 Events, Places 2nd at State Relays

January 19, 2018

TOMS RIVER, NJ -- The Union Catholic boys track and field team had one of its best indoor meets in recent years when the Vikings won five events and placed second at the State Non-Public A Relays on Thursday night at the Bennett Center in Toms River.

UC, which placed second to CBA, 72-66, received several great performances.

One of the biggest highlights for the Vikings came ...