Boys Soccer: Scotch Plains-Fanwood Continues Winning Ways With 1-0 Victory Over Summit

October 21, 2016

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – One goal was all that was needed, as the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Raiders boys soccer team defeated the Summit Hilltoppers by a score of 1-0 Thursday at Wexler Field.

The game’s goal was scored by John Murphy in unique fashion. Murphy, on the line for a penalty kick, took his shot before the Hilltoppers could fully line up their defense or prepare for the shot.

Girls Soccer: Scotch Plains-Fanwood Beats Union, 5-2

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – In a final tune-up before the Union County Tournament (UCT) semifinals, the undefeated Scotch Plains-Fanwood Raiders girls’ soccer team beat the Union Farmers, 5-2, on Tuesday at Wexler Field.

The Raiders (12-0-3) jumped out to an early lead in the first half to gain momentum, courtesy of goals scored by Kerri McNeely and Christina ...

Olympic Swimmer Receives Key to the Borough of Fanwood

FANWOOD, NJ -- Olympic swimmer Ana Bogdanovski, a Fanwood resident who competed in the 2016 Rio Summer Games, was honored with the Key to the Borough of Fanwood from Mayor Colleen Mahr at the Fanwood Council meeting on Monday, October 18.

Bogdanovski who has dual citizenship with the U.S. and Macedonia, was the flag bearer for the Macedonian Olympic team in ...

Boys Soccer: Scotch Plains-Fanwood Beats Heat and South Plainfield, 2-1

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – On an unseasonably hot afternoon, the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Raiders defeated the South Plainfield Tigers by a score of 2-1 Monday at Wexler Field.

Leading the way for the Raiders were Tommy DeVizio and Rob Devine-Gelling, who netted the Raiders’ two goals that led them to victory. DeVizio’s goal was the first of the game, coming in the 32nd minute of the ...

Scotch Plains-Fanwood to Host "Salute to Service" Football Game vs. Westfield on Sat, Nov. 5

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ – There will be much more than football to cheer for on Saturday, Nov. 5, when the Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School football team hosts a 2:00 p.m. "Salute to Service" game against the Westfield Blue Devils at Perry Tyson Athletic Field.

“I think this has the opportunity to be a landmark event in this community,” said Scotch Plains-Fanwood ...

Boys Soccer: Scotch Plains-Fanwood Advances in Union County Tourney with 5-1 Win Over Plainfield

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Five goals propelled the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Raiders to a Union County Tournament (UCT) Semifinal Round birth Saturday, as they defeated the Plainfield Cardinals, 5-1.

The game got off to a slow start scoring-wise, until John Murphy scored his first of two goals on the afternoon in the 34th minute of the first half.

“Whenever you play a new team, it takes a ...

Girls Soccer: Raiders Advance in Union County Tourney Quarterinal Round with 5-0 Shutout of Elizabeth

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ – With a barrage featuring five different goal scorers, the Scotch Plains-Fanwood girls varsity soccer team advanced past Elizabeth in the Union County Tournament (UCT) quarterfinal round, 5-0, on Saturday at Wexler Field.

The Raiders scored early and often. Getting the scoring started was Kerry McNeely, a junior, who scored six minutes into the game. Juniors ...

Football: North Hunterdon Downs Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 31-24

ANNANDALE, NJ -- Led by two rushing touchdowns each by Mitchell Finnegan and Matt Busher, North Hunterdon defeated Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 31-24, on Friday night.

Finnegan led all rushers with 190 yards on 21 carries, while Busher gained 55 yards on 12 attempts. Rory D'Alesandro added a 37-yard field goal for North Hunterdon, which scored all its points in ...

Registration Open for Scotch Plains Recreation Basketball Program

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Registration is now open for the 2016/17 Youth Basketball League, which is open to boys and girls currently in grades 3-8.  The league breakdown is as follows:

Boys 3/4th Grade
Boys 5/6th Grade
Boys 7/8th Grade
Girls 3-5th Grade
Girls 6-8th Grade 

Early Registration fee of $85 ends on Monday, Oct. 17, please register early. After ...

Boys Soccer: Scotch Plains-Fanwood Tops Union, 5-0

UNION, NJ -- Buoyed by goals from four different players and a shutout by Sean Murray, Scotch Plains-Fanwood defeated Union, 5-0, in Union on Tuesday.

Ryan Peterson scored two goals, John Murphy added a goal and two assists, and Tommy Devizio and Anthony Miguelino both also found the back of the net. Patrick Ellman and Alex Ferrara each had an ...

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The Loss of Former New York Jets Dennis Byrd

There can be nothing as painful as the phone call the family of Dennis Byrd received on Saturday morning. A great man cut down in the very prime of his life. A great man who overcame a life-threatening injury so many years ago. An inspiration to family, friends and New York Jets fans.

Dennis Byrd. #90. I'm almost at a loss for words but I will try to express the tremendous awe and respect ...