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Fanwood Scotch Plains Y Swim Team Finishes Strong at the NJ 14 and Under Junior Olympics

March 25, 2017

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY -- Fanwood Scotch Plains (FSPY) YMCA swim team was well represented at the NJ 14 and Under Junior Olympics. Thirty-one FSPY swimmers -- 16 girls and 15 boys -- achieved gold times to qualify for this highly competitive meet held at Rutgers University from March 17th to 19th.

The boys finished 5th out of 44 swim teams represented at the NJ 14 and Under Junior ...

Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA Hosts Its First USA-Tri 60 Indoor Triathlon

FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA (FSPY) hosted its first USA-Tri 60 indoor triathlon on Sunday March 19.

 

It was a huge success with many families taking part as well as our Tri Club. Much thanks to USA Tri Certified Coach Bridget Sherratt for organizing this event.

 

All proceeds went to our LIVESTRONG program. If you are interested in being part ...

Yeti MMA Athlete of the Week: Football's Izu Mozie

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ — Previously pegged as a Yeti MMA Athlete of the Week for his shotput performance, two-sport Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School star Izu Mozie has landed this week’s honors for his other sport — football. 

This week, Mozie, a senior, was named to the 2017 Snapple Bowl Union County team. A key cog on Scotch Plains’ line this past season, ...

Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA Swim Team Places 6th Overall at YMCA 13 & Over State Championship

RED BANK -- The Fanwood Scotch Plains YMCA Swim Team placed 6th overall in the NJ YMCA 13 & Over State Championship on March 9-12 in Red Bank.

Individually, Josh Cohen finished in 1st place in the 1650 Free and 500 Free, Chris Bondarowicz won the 100 Breast and 400 IM, and Rachel Maizes touched first in the 100 Breast. In the relays, Darlene Fung, Rachel Maizes, Monika Burzynski ...

Fanwood Recreation Announces Spring and Summer Programs for Kids and Seniors

FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood Recreation has announced its Spring and Summer programs for kids and seniors. Anyone interested in signing up for any of these programs can go to fanwoodrecreation.org for more information and to register online or pick up a registration form at Fanwood Borough Hall, 75 North Martine Avenue, Fanwood. 
Spring Programs for Seniors
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Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA 30+ Men’s Basketball League Playoff Semifinals Results

FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- There’s a reason it’s the month where mayhem reigns. In March, you have to come to expect the unexpected. After 14 weeks of intense competition, and 62 games, the season-long battle for the Fanwood-Scotch Plains “Y” Men’s 30+ Basketball League title has been whittled down to two survivors. And, as the Final Four dust ...

High School Athletes Honored at Scotch Plains Council Meeting

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Mayor Al Smith and the Scotch Plains Township Council recognized the accomplishments of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School boys and girls swim teams, the bowling team, wrestler Sam Wustefeld, and shotputter Izu Mozie at the Council meeting on Tuesday, March 21.

Councilman John Del Sordi, a longtime youth soccer coach, read Proclamations from the Mayor and Council ...

Somerset Patriots Re-Sign Pitcher Scott McGregor

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots have announced that right-handed pitcher Scott McGregor has been re-signed for the 2017 season.

“I’m excited to get the season going and ready to meet the new team,” said McGregor. “I enjoyed the time I spent in Somerset last season so I’m looking forward to the opportunity to come back.”

McGregor enters his ...

Wardlaw-Hartridge Swimmers Named to All-Division Teams

EDISON, NJ -- Five varsity swimmers from The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison were named to the Greater Middlesex Conference All-Division teams. Pictured, from left: Armaan Kapoor of Millburn, Zach Brown of South Plainfield, Logan D'Amore of Scotch Plains and Kelly Lawrence of Scotch Plains. (Not pictured: Jason Yin of Scotch Plains.)

Two W-H swim records were set in the pool this ...

Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA 30+ Men’s Basketball League # 1 of Playoffs

FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Eight teams with championship aspirations took to the hardwood during the opening round of the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA Men’s 30+ Basketball League playoffs.  Three of the top four seeds advanced. However, a defending champ saw to it that things would not go totally chalk on the road to the Final Four.

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Westfield Area Y Flyer Crowned National Champion, Four Named All-Americans

March 17, 2017

Six athletes from the Westfield Area Y Flyers Track Club were among the more than 1,000 athletes who competed at the USATF Hershey Indoor Championships held March 10-12, 2017 at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex on Staten Island. 

Grace Endy was crowned National Champion and named an All-American in the 3000 meter Race Walk, Girls 13-14 division.  Melissa Endy was fourth in the 3000m ...