Yeti MMA's Underground Strength Gym Hosts Charity Challenge Honoring Navy S.E.A.L.

August 17, 2017

Event Honors Former Navy S.E.A.L. & Current USG Athlete GMC Scott Nicol

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Yeti MMA's Underground Strength Gym will host for a day filled with strength competition, food, fun and philanthropy on Sept. 16, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. Underground Strength Gym will donate 100% of all proceeds directly to the Navy S.E.A.L Foundation. 

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Local Basketball Academy Is a Slam Dunk for Special Needs Students

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- On Monday night at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, the Wolves Basketball Academy’s (WBA) summer basketball league played its championship game. Players from the two finalists went back and forth exchanging baskets in hopes of lifting the trophy.

From afar, the game looks no different from any other summer rec game: high school and college students shooting ...

Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA Swimmers Shine at NJ Long Course Junior Olympics

PISCATAWAY, NJ -- The New Jersey Long Course Junior Olympics was held on July 27th to July 30th at Rutgers University where 65 swim clubs/YMCAs around the state participated. Fanwood Scotch Plains YMCA (FSPY) swim team had 34 swimmers who qualified for this highly competitive meet. 

Laura Kim (101 points) and Owen Waibel (69 points) were the highest point scorers for the ...

Swimming: FSPY Finishes 7th in Nation at YMCA's Long Course National Competition in Greensboro

GREENSBORO, NC -- Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA (FSPY) finished strong on the last day of competition at the YMCA Long Course Championships held in Greensboro, NC, on Friday.

For the meet, FSPY women rated No. 3 nationally; FSPY men rated No. 10; and the combined team score put them in 7th place overall. 

Friday's Top 16 finishers:

Women 400 LC Meter Freestyle ...

Baseball: Wrap-Up of Scotch Plains-Fanwood Raiders 12U in Cooperstown

ONEONTA, NY -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Baseball League 12U Blue and White teams concluded their season at Cooperstown Baseball World in dramatic fashion.

12U White

Powered by multiple home runs from Daniel Mahr (6), Sean Ferrone and Tommy Schmidt (4), and Matthew Nervi (3) The Scotch Plains Fanwood 12U White team advanced to the finals of the tournament against Team ...

Swimming: FSPY Swimmer Wins National Race in Greensboro on Thursday

GREENSBORO, NC -- Monika Burzinski helped FSPY to continue its winning ways with a victory in the 50M Butterfly at the YMCA Long Course Championships held in Greensboro, NC, on Thursday.


"More team records broken on Day 4 of YMCA Nationals," said FSPY Coach Chris Karelus. "(It's) time to make our final push on Day 5."


Here's a list ...

Somerset Patriots Ink Major League Pitcher Matt Marksberry

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have announced the signing of left-handed pitcher Matt Marksberry.

The Cincinnati native was originally drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 15th round of the 2013 MLB June Amateur Draft out of Campbell University. After being drafted by the Braves, Marksberry spent each of the first four seasons of his professional career with the ...

Swimming: FSPY Swimmers Win Two National Races, Set New Record in 200 Medley Relay

GREENSBORO, NC -- Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA  (FSPY) swimmers have put up stellar performances at the 2017 YMCA Long Course National Championships at the Greensboro Aquatic Center in Greensboro, NC. 

FSPY women won both the 200M Medley Relay, breaking the national record in the process, and the 200M Freestyle Relay. Meanwhile, the FSPY men ...

Baseball: Ferrone Belts Three Home Runs as 12U Raiders Advance to Cooperstown Semis

ONEONTA, NY -- It was a little early in the day, but the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Raiders 12U White team decided to launch their own fireworks show for the Cooperstown crowd by unleashing seven home runs against the Erindale Cardinals (Canada) in a 20-13 playoff victory.

With almost half of the team’s home runs and living up to his nickname, Sean “Delicious Baby” Ferrone was ...

Swimming: Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA (FSPY) Competes at Nationals in Greensboro

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA (FSPY)  swim team left on Sunday to competes at the YMCA National meet in Greensboro, NC.

TAPintoSPF will follow the team and report on their progress. is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily paper. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the ...

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