Sports

January 23, 2019

ROSELLE, NJ – The Scotch Plains-Fanwood hockey team took time to acknowledge the contributions of its senior members prior to the Raiders’ game against Watchung Hills on Tuesday, Jan. 22, at Warinanco Rink. In his remarks, Coach Matt Gunther honored the following members of the Class of ...

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SPRINGFIELD, MA -- The 8th Grade Boys FSPY travel basketball team played in the annual Jr. Hoop Hall Championship Tournament in Springfield, MA, and were the 2019 8th Grade Boys Travel Basketball Champions.  The Raiders went 4-0 beating teams from CT, NJ, and MA, on the way to winning the finals ...

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TOMS RIVER, N.J. -- The Union Catholic boys put together several impressive performances and won three events when the Vikings placed a very strong second at Thursday's Non-Public A Relay Championships at the Bennett Center. UC, which scored in eight of the nine events, won the shuttle hurdles ...

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LINDEN, NJ -- In a close match, Linden edged Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 36-33, on the road on Friday night.  Anthony Robinson (132 lbs.), Zach Zimmerman (220 lbs.), and Eddie Smith (285 lbs.) pinned their opponents. RESULTS 106 lbs. Nick Sanchez  Linden, won a 7-3 decision over Joey Larmore, ...

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TOMS RIVER, NJ -- The Union Catholic girls left no doubt that they are still the top program in the state after putting together the most dominant performance in meet history at Thursday's Non-Public A Relay Championships at the Bennett Center. For the second straight year, the UC girls won all ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ – With Raider Nation in full force cheering them on, Scotch Plains-Fanwood turned in a thrilling game but came up just a point short at the end after battling back from a double-digit deficit early in the second half time. The Blue Devils held a three-point lead with ...

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METUCHEN, NJ -- Saint Joseph High School Athletics Hall of Fame is again taking nominations for induction this year following a 17-year hiatus. Inductees must be Saint Joseph graduates, must have lettered in a varsity sport, attended the school for at least three years, and must possess a record of ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- A bright spot for Scotch Plains-Fanwood's rebuilding season is this week's Joint Motion Physical Therapy Athlete of the Week, Jayson Williams.  On January 5, Williams hit the shot of the season -- if not the young century with his last second buzzer-beater against Union (see ...

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RAHWAY, NJ – Perennially tough Rahway handed the Raiders a decisive defeat on Wednesday by topping Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 48-20. Brandon Bowles, Anthony Robinson, Bobby Root, and Alex Oslislo were winners for the Raiders. RESULTS 106 lbs Manongsong Randolph, Rahway won an 8-3 decision ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- In their first home meet since the winter break, the Scotch Plains-Fanwood girls swim team turned in another strong performance as they defeated Oak Knoll, 113-57, at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA on Tuesday, Jan. 15. The Raiders won all the relays, in addition to ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood boys swim team dominated in its return to the pool following winter break with a 114-54 win over Oratory Prep at the Fanwood Scotch Plains-YMCA on Tuesday, Jan. 15. Daniel Donaldson had another big day, winning the 50 Freestyle and 100 ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ – The Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School has partnered with Victory Road, which is bringing its High Performance Leadership Development Program OAR 360 to student-athletes at the school. (OAR stands for “Optimize Athlete Readiness.”) The seminar, is being offered to two ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- In a seesaw battle, Summit boys basketball defeated Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 48-42, at SPFHS on Thursday.  The Raiders started off well and outscored their opponents 18-17 in the first quarter, but a poor second quarter in which Summit outscored Scotch Plains-Fanwood, ...

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UNION, NJ – Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s Zach Zimmerman was the runner up in the 195 lb. weight class at the Union County Tournament (UCT) at Union High School on Saturday. Zimmerman was the only Raider to make the finals at the tournament. He lost a hard fought 5-2 decision to Westfield’s Brendan ...

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Dwight “Doc” Gooden Will Be The Special Guest Speaker CLARK, NJ – The Union County Baseball Association will induct four new members into the Union County Baseball Hall of Fame at the organization’s 83rd annual Hot Stove League Dinner on Sunday, Feb. 10, beginning at 1:00 p.m., at The Gran ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Ryan Petela of Clark, a senior at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, joined an elite club of W+H athletes on Wednesday when he scored his 1,000th point as a Ram in a boys’ basketball game vs. Dunellen in Laidlaw Gym. The senior guard led the Rams with 19 points, including a ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ – The Scotch Plains-Fanwood girls swim team improved to 7-1 with a road victory in Elizabeth on Thursday, Jan. 10. Camille Cooke won the 100 and 200 Freestyle events and swam on the winning 200 Freestyle Relay for the Raiders. Eleanor Richard won the 100 Butterfly and 100 ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ – The Scotch Plains-Fanwood boys varsity swim team had a runaway victory at Elizabeth on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019. Alan Shao won the sprint events (50 and 100 Freestyle), while Ethan Morrobel took both the distance events (200 and 500 Freestyle). Daniel Donaldson had a big day, ...

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METUCHEN, NJ – In the first wrestling match at the Vincent Maglio Gym on Friday, Jan. 11, undefeated Sayreville (13-0) defeated St. Joseph, 75-6, but only after Anthony Bistany (106 lbs.) got the Falcons on the board with a win by pinning his opponent, Tristian Hildalgo at 2:34. Bistany, a ...

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UNION, N.J. -- The Union Catholic boys basketball team, ranked No. 16 in the state, used a complete team effort to defeat Union, 59-43, at Union High School on Thursday afternoon. UC, coming off a triple overtime loss to No. 9 ranked Elizabeth on Tuesday, improved its record to 8-2 overall and ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Union Catholic swim team celebrated Senior Night by keeping its undefeated season going with a 106-64 victory over Woodbridge on Thursday at the Jewish Community Center in Scotch Plains.   Before the meet, Union Catholic seniors Claudia Aljian, Hannah Crisafulli, Karen ...

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CLARK, NJ – Scotch Plains-Fanwood improved to 6-7 on the season by defeating AL Johnson (Clark), 60-12, in a meet filled by forfeitures. Six Raiders won by forfeit, while four wrestlers -- Kyle Robinson, Noah Samms, Alex Oslislo, and CJ Estevez – actually defeated their opponents in ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots have announced that single game tickets for the 2019 season will go on sale Jan. 14.  Tickets will be on sale beginning at 10 a.m. in person at the ticket office located at TD Bank Ballpark, over the phone by calling 908-252-0700, or online at ...

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NEW YORK, N.Y. -- The Union Catholic girls 4x400 meter relay team blew up the track on Wednesday night by burning a 3:50.93, the fastest time in the nation this season, to win the Suburban Division race, and Conor Reilly won the boys pole vault at the Millrose Games Trials at the 168th Street ...

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Lady Raiders go up early in the first quarter to beat Linden Tigers on Tuesday afternoon SCOTCH PLAINS-FANWOOD, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood got ahead early and never looked back as the girls varsity basketball team dominated Linden, 49-17, at Scotch Plains-Fanwood on Tuesday.  The ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The annual Scotch Plains Fanwood High School football banquet was held on Sunday, Jan 6, at the historic Shady Rest Clubhouse, located at the Scotch Hills Country Club. Senior players: Jake Cocca,  Justice Corbin, Spencer Moran, Gianni Caro ...

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ELIZABETH, N.J -- In an epic battle between state powers and county rivals, Elizabeth and Union Catholic staged a triple overtime thriller that more than lived up to the hype on Tuesday night at the Dunn Center.   When the dust settled, Elizabeth, ranked No. 9 in the state, emerged with a ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Fanwood Scotch Plains YMCA (FSPY) Girls “Black” team finished off their dual meet season at home on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, against the Somerset Valley YMCA (SVY) Girls A Division. The meet started with recognitions of senior swimmers Darlene Fung and Caroline Warren. It ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ -- The Fanwood Scotch Plains YMCA  (FSPY) Boys “Black” Team traveled to Bridgewater for a dual meet against the Somerset Valley(SVY) Swim team on Dec. 22, 2018.  In what is usually a tough competition for the team, the FSPY boys came out on top and scored 198 points vs SVY's 174 ...

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CRANFORD, NJ -- The underclassmen put the Raiders over the top as they defeated host Cranford on Tuesday afternoon. Led by a team consisting primarily of freshmen and sophomores, Scotch Plains-Fanwood girls varsity swim team out-swam the Cougars, 105-65, at Cranford Memorial Pool. Sophomore ...

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