Benjamin Fei Chosen as a Model for Tommy Hilfiger's Adaptive Clothing Line

August 17, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Special Olympics New Jersey’s delegation at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games in July was comprised of over 100 athletes and coaches who became the first USA delegation to be outfitted head to toe with Tommy Hilfiger clothes and accessories. 

Among the models in the ad campaign was Scotch Plains' own Benjamin Fei, who when asked to ...

Union Catholic's Mike McCabe Named One of NJ's Most Influential People in HS Sports

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Mike McCabe, Union Catholic's head track and field and cross-country coach, was named one of N.J's most influential people in high school sports by  

McCabe, despite losing the greatest high school track and field athlete in NJ history in 2016 Olympian Sydney McLaughlin, still guided the UC girls track and field team to its fourth straight ...

Mets’ Todd Frazier Talks New Jersey Roots, Benefits of Playing Close to Home

FLUSHING, NY — Throughout the past decade, the state of New Jersey has produced copious baseball talent at the major league level. There are currently 19 New Jersey natives in the league, a number that is higher than it’s ever been. 

"We got a lot of good guys and we represent where we’re from,” said the New York Mets’ Todd Frazier, one of those ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Appoints New Head Boys’ Basketball Coach

EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison has hired Greg Fahey as its new head boys’ basketball coach.

Fahey, 27, is excited to bring his energy, experience and work ethic to a program that has struggled in recent years. The Rams are coming off a 4-17 season under Eugene Maxwell, who spent the past five years as the team’s head coach.

“I’m excited because ...

Scotch Plains Native Wins Silver Medal at International Karate Competition in Sweden

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN -- Jon Weiss of Scotch Plains was a silver medalist at the Kimura Shukokai International (KSI) World Tournament held in Stockholm,Sweden, July 18-21.


The tournament featured over 600 participants from 15 different countries, including the 54-member team from Team USA, competing in events featuring "kata" and ...

FSPY Swimmers Excel at Long Course Junior Olympics

PISCATAWAY, NJ -- The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA(FSPY) swim team recently participated at the New Jersey Long Course Junior Olympics at Rutgers University, held from July 26 to July 29. The team of 39 FSPY swimmers qualified for this highly competitive state championship meet where over 50 swim clubs and YMCA teams across the state were represented.

Congratulations to Chloe Howell ...

Swimming: Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA Finishes 11th Overall at YMCA Long Course National Championship

COLLEGE PARK, MD -- Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA (FSPY) finished 11th overall out 78 teams at the YMCA Long Course National Championship in College Park, MD, this weekend. The men's team placed 5th in the country, while the women finished in 18th place.

Josh Cohen, wrapped up an outstanding week with a second place finish in the 800 Meter Freestyle with a new team record. Cohen, ...

Swimming: FSPY's Cohen Wins 400M Freestyle, Fung Wins 50M Freestyle at YMCA Long Course National Championship

COLLEGE PARK, MD -- Thursday night was another successful night for the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA (FSPY) as Josh Cohen and Darlene Fung each became National Champions.

Darlene Fung won the 50M Freestyle with new a team record. She also placed 2nd in the 50M Butterfly. Josh Cohen, who won the 200M Freestyle the day before, came out on top of the podium again by ...

Swimming: Cohen Wins 200 Freestyle, Fanwood Scotch Plains YMCA Sets Records at Long Course National Championship

COLLEGE PARK, MD -- FSPY's Josh Cohen has three top 10 finishes -- a victory in the 200 Meter Freestyle, second in the 1500 meter Freestyle, and seventh in the 200 Backstroke -- at the YMCA Long Course Championships during the first two days of competition in College Park, MD. The results were new team records.

In other Top 10 performances, the Men's 200 Meter Freestyle ...

Softball: Scotch Plains-Fanwood Cobras Win 14U Parkway League Championship

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Behind a complete game by pitcher Erica Lee and near flawless fielding behind her, the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Cobras won the 14U Parkway League Championship on Tuesday evening by defeating Long Hill at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School. 

The hustling Cobras were aggressive on the base paths and took advantage of several fielding errors by Long ...

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