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SPF PAL Players of the Week for Oct. 22

October 23, 2017

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Scotch Plains Fanwood PAL football teams completed their final home games of the 2017 regular season on Sunday, Oct. 22, at SPFHS's Tyson Field. The Raiders won one game, dropped two games and finished the fourth in a tie.

The regular season will come to a close this Sunday, Oct. 29, at Morristown. The New Jersey Suburban Youth Football ...

Girls Soccer: Scotch Plains-Fanwood Advances to Union County Final, Defeats Union, 4-0, in Semis

CLARK, NJ — If there was any doubt about whether Scotch Plains-Fanwood would have a chance to play for its eighth consecutive Union County title this season, those uncertainties were put to rest quickly Sunday night. 

Behind a first-half scoring onslaught and immense offensive pressure the entire game, the Raiders defeated Union by a score of 4-0 in the Union County Tournament (UCT) ...

SPF PAL Hosts Basketball Tryouts

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The SPF PAL will hold basketball tryouts for boys living in Scotch Plains and Fanwood who are interested in playing travel basketball this winter on Oct.23-26 at Terrill Middle School. 

The tryouts will be for all boys that are in the 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grades. 

4th Grade Boys: Mon. Oct. 23 from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Main Gym; ...

Girls Volleyball: Union Catholic Wins 14th Straight, Advances to semifinals of the UCT

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Union Catholic volleyball team won its 14th straight match when the Vikings stormed into the semifinals of the Union County Tournament with a straight sets victory over Linden in the quarterfinal round on Friday in Scotch Plains.

Union Catholic, with its 25-14, 25-15 victory over Linden, advanced to play Union in the semifinal round this Tuesday at 6 p.m. at ...

Football: Rahway Runs Past Raiders, Defeats Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 64-24

RAHWAY -- It was no easy task for Scotch Plains-Fanwood Friday night against a Rahway team featuring a lethal rushing game and a top defense led by five-star recruit Antonio Alfano.

SPF had little trouble running the ball and putting points on the board. However, Rahway ran wild over Raiders' defense and won, 64-24, at the ...

Girls Volleyball: Union Catholic Defeats Westfield to Earn Share of Conference Title

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic had been waiting nearly a month for a chance to avenge its loss loss with Westfield, and the Vikings made the most of the opportunity on Wednesday by defeating its archrival in three sets in Westfield to earn a share of the conference title.

In a battle between two of the state’s best teams, Westfield, ranked No. 11 in the state, won the first ...

Girls Soccer: Scotch Plains-Fanwood Defeats Oak Knoll Behind Muskus Hat Trick on Senior Day

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD -- Could there be a better way to celebrate Senior Day than coming away with a victory led by a senior scoring a hat trick to secure the win?

The Scotch Plains-Fanwood girls soccer team and Erika Muskus did just that Thursday, as the Raiders defeated Oak Knoll, 4-0. Muskus, who was named the Joint Motion Physical Therapy Athlete of the Week on Wednesday, ...

Joint Motion Physical Therapy Athlete of the Week: Girls Soccer's Erika Muskus

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD — With five goals in three games -- including a hat trick to lead Scotch Plains-Fanwood to 5-2 victory over Hunterdon Central and a goal to help the Raiders get past A.L. Johnson (Clark) in the Union County tournament -- Erika Muskus is the Joint Motion Physical Therapy Athlete of the Week.

Muskus, a senior, has scored 10 goals (one short of ...

Cross-Country: Union Catholic Sweeps Conference Titles, Lufrano Nearly Breaks Course Record

The Union Catholic boys and girls cross-country teams, highlighted by Jerika Lufrano’s near course record run, swept the team titles at the Union County Conference Championships at Warinanco Park in Elizabeth on Tuesday.

Lufrano, a junior, threw down the greatest performance in meet history when she blitzed the 3.19-mile course with a meet record time of 18:33, No. 2 all-time in ...

SPF PAL Players of the Week

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Scotch Plains Fanwood PAL football teams won two games and were defeated twice in New Jersey Suburban Youth Football League action over this past weekend, Oct. 14-15.

A Level
The Scotch Plains Fanwood eighth (8th) grade Raiders defeated Springfield, 32-0
Offensive Player of the Week: Ben Root and Anthony Robinson
Defensive Player of the Week: Michael ...

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Union Catholic Will Host 7th Annual 5K Spooktacular Run on Oct. 28

October 21, 2017

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The seventh annual 5K Run/Walk Spooktacular is being held at Union Catholic High School on Saturday, Oct. 28.

A one-mile children’s costume trek will be held on the Union Catholic track at 8:30 a.m., and the 5-K run is scheduled to start at 9 a.m. Costumes are encouraged, and check in time and registration will begin at 7 a.m. for both.

Pre-registration, which ...