Wardlaw-Hartridge Student Athletes Represent School at GMC Sportsmanship Luncheon

May 21, 2017

EDISON, NJ -- Brennan Wright of Westfield and Allison Haley of Colonia, seniors at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, represented their school at the GMC Sportsmanship Luncheon last week. Coaches Mike Howell of Piscataway, Jim Howard of North Plainfield, Mike Romeo of Plainfield, and Elizabeth Martin of South Plainfield joined the W-H honorees.

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LAX: Scotch Plains-Fanwood Reaches Semifinals of State Tournament with 8-5 Victory over Mendham

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- A victory Saturday afternoon against Mendham vaulted Scotch Plains-Fanwood into the semifinals of the North Jersey, Group 3 state tournament and into the record books. With the 8-5 victory, the Raiders reached the semis for only the second time in program history and the first time since 2013.

Vital to the Raiders win were senior captains David Walker and ...

Somerset Patriots Help Atlantic League Celebrate 20th Anniversary

On May 20, 1998, the first ever Atlantic League of Professional Baseball game was played at the Sandcastle in Atlantic City, New Jersey between the Atlantic City Surf and the Somerset Patriots. The newly founded six-team independent league had come to fruition after a three-year process that began when founder Frank Boulton was looking to move one of his minor league teams to the Long ...

Yeti MMA Athlete of the Week: LAX's Anthony Magnotta

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Lockdown defense men are essential to any lacrosse program. Senior Anthony Magnotta fills that vital spot for Scotch Plains-Fanwood.

His skills were best shown this past week against Middletown South, as he covered and shut down the threats for the Eagles and scored a goal to lead the Raiders to a 19-3 in the first round of states, earning him Yeti Athlete of The ...

Baseball: Scotch Plains-Fanwood Wins 7th in a Row, 4-1, Over South Plainfield

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Scotch Plains-Fanwood baseball team will head into the state tournament next week on a seven-game winning streak after defeating South Plainfield, 4-1, on Friday.

Sophomore left-hander Danny Wilkinson, who pitched 4 1/3 innings, and junior right-hander Matt Kipp, who saved it with 2 2/3 innings pitched, combined on the victory. South Plainfield (16-9) had not lost a ...

Baseball: Scotch Plains-Fanwood Tames South Plainfield Tigers, 4-1

SOUTH PLAINFIELD - South Plainfield closed its regular season campaign by hosting Scotch Plains-Fanwood. While the Tigers put on decent performances on the mound and on the field, they just couldn't put it together on offense. The Raiders (16-9) took full advantage of the Tigers’ hitting struggles, and handed them a 4-1 defeat, the team's first home loss of the ...

SOFTBALL: Scotch Plains-Fanwood Upsets Millburn, 13-6, in State Tournament

MILLBURN, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood pounded out 15 hits and 13 runs in a 13-6 upset victory over sixth-seeded Millburn in the first round of the North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4 tournament in Millburn.

Quinn Kekelis, had two hits, including a double and three RBI, to lead the 11th-seeded Raiders to the win. Angie DiGiacomo, Sarah McEvoy, and Michaela ...

Baseball: Scotch Plains-Fanwood Triumphs in Senior Day Thriller, 13-12, Over Summit

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — The weather was hot and so were the bats, as the Scotch Plains-Fanwood baseball team out-slugged the Summit Hilltoppers, 13-12, in a hype senior day thriller Wednesday afternoon in Scotch Plains.

After falling behind 7-0, the Raiders climbed back and took an 11-7 lead after a nine-run third inning. Summit erupted for four runs in the top of the fifth inning to knot ...

Warinanco Sports Center Opens After $7 Million Renovation

ROSELLE, NJ --The newly renovated Warinanco Sports Center that includes the popular ice skating rink had its unofficial opening on May 16, drawing a crowd that included state and municipal leaders and 75 Roselle students. Later this year, the county will host a full celebration marking the start of skating activities.

“You can tell by how many elected officials are here that they are ...

Scotch Plains-Fanwood Girls make it to the USA National Volleyball Tournament

Branchburg, NJ – Two local girls Adelina Berisha  (OH/MH) and Kaelie Chung (Libero/DS) have qualified for the 2017 USA Junior National Volleyball Championship to be held in Minneapolis this June. The 8th grade Park Middle School girls started playing on the PAL Middle School team headed by Coach Jenny Chan three years ago and both girls play for Team VBRags National ...

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Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA Compete

May 15, 2017

FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- All three of the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA’s gymnastics teams competed recently. “A” and “B” divisions competed at Madison Area YMCA on April 30, while the “C” division competed at Somerset County YMCA on April 22.

Level 8, “A” division was represented by Ava McKenzie, Kristy Cerini, and Rachel Tang. The girls ...