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May 17, 2022

FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood residents Aislinn Mooney and Bridget Davis were recognized by Mayor Colleen Mahr and the Borough Council on Monday, May 16, for their athletic performance in the swimming pool and their academic and community service achievements on dry land. Both girls swim for the ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Kyle McKenna surpassed 100 career goals when the Union Catholic boys lacrosse team celebrated Senior Day with a 10-3 victory over Parsippany on Thursday in Scotch Plains. McKenna, a senior who came into the game with 96 career goals, scored his fourth goal of the game with ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- A wrap-up of last week's Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School sports results: Boys Volleyball Overall Record: 25-1 Last week's results: (W) 2-0, vs. Hillside (1st Round, Union County Tournament)... (W) 2-0, vs. Elizabeth (Semifinals, UCT) Scotch Plains-Fanwood ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Zach Stagaard hit a grand slam in the bottom of the 7th to tie the game, 5-5, but Scotch Plains-Fanwood allowed 2 unanswered runs in extra innings to fall in the first round of the Union County Tournament. Union's Aiden Baiardi plated the go-ahead run with an ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood erupted for 7 unanswered goals in the second quarter of the game to defeat Howell, 15-8 at soggy Wexler Field on Saturday. Mikey Kloepfer scored four times -- including his 100th career goal -- and had two assists for the Raiders. Jake Monroy ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood baseball program celebrated its Senior Day on Thursday prior to its game against Livingston. Scotch Plains-Seniors were hot at the plate. Ryan Beauregard led the Raiders with four RBIs via a grand slam, his fourth home run of the year. Zack Stagaard ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood boys volleyball team (25-1) defeated Elizabeth (25-13, 25-16) on Wednesday, to earn their fourth consecutive appearance in the Union County Tournament Finals on Monday, May 16, at Kean University at 7:30 p.m. The JV team has also advanced to the County ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood split two games with Arthur L. Johnson (Clark, NJ) this week, defeating the Crusaders, 7-1, on Wednesday, while dropping the contest on Monday, 1-0. In Wednesday's affair, Scotch Plains-Fanwood's Ryan Beauregard went 2-4 with a homerun and three RBIs.

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic will once again be offering several exciting summer sports camps and educational programs this summer. The educational programs being offered are: Chinese Culture, Speech & Debate Program, College Application Boot Camp, Robotics, Art Journaling ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ --The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Athletic Booster Club held its annual golf outing fundraiser at Ash Brook Golf Course on Tuesday, May 10, and concluded the night with a tricky tray event with all proceeds going to the organization.  The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Athletic Boosters Club ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood softball (15-7) celebrated its Senior Day before a 4-1 victory over Middlesex (12-5) on Monday, May 9. Four seniors will be graduating from the program: Alexis Martins, Zoe Kekelis, Maeve Kahora, and Sophia Lerner. Scotch Plains-Fanwood head coach ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ -- Union Catholic swept the team titles, four more meet records were smashed, and a flurry of fast times were thrown down when the highly entertaining 78th Union County Relays concluded on Monday at Gary Kehler Stadium in Westfield.  The Union Catholic girls made a huge statement ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- On a night when Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School honored the six senior members of its varsity volleyball team, the Raiders handily beat Hillside (25-8, 25-13) in the first round of the Union County Tournament. Raiders Tim Ennis and Amir Johnson were big upfront ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School honored the six senior members of its varsity volleyball team on Monday, May 9. Coach Brock Hor shared his thoughts about the members of the Class of 2022 : Captain Amir Johnson has been a force at the net with both his hitting ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- A wrap-up of last week's Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School sports results: Boys Lacrosse Overall Record: 13-2 Last week's results: (W) 11-4, vs. Cranford (UCT)... (L) 11-9, vs. Westfield (UCT) Westfield Defeats Scotch Plains-Fanwood in Thrilling Semifinal ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Raiders volleyball bounced back from its tough loss to Southern and improved to 23-1 with a 2-1 victory (25-20, 21-25, 25-23) over Hunterdon Central on Friday. Jeremy Zimmerman led the team with 8 kills, along with 5 service points and 2 aces. Nick Schmidt had a ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ -- Union County flexed its firepower in a big way when five meet records were smashed on the first day of the Union County Relays on Thursday at Gary Kehler Stadium in Westfield. Union Catholic led the record-breaking barrage by shattering both distance medley relay (DMR) records, ...

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CLARK, NJ -- It's a scene that is very familiar to fans of the Raiders and the Blue Devils: Scotch Plains-Fanwood and Westfield in a seesaw battle with Union County Tournament advancement at stake.  Only this time, it was not a soccer match at Arthur L. Johnson High School, it was a high stakes ...

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MANAHAWKIN, NJ -- The battle between the previously unbeaten No. 1 (Southern) and No. 2 (Scotch Plains-Fanwood) boys volleyball teams in the state lived up to its hype. At the end of the epic three-set match, Southern came out on top by a score of 23-25, 25-21, 19-25. "This was the first time ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School held a Signing Day ceremony to honor student-athletes who were not yet committed to continuing their academic and athletic careers when a similar ceremony was held in the fall. Additionally, students who participated in Signing Day ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Bouncing back from years of mediocrity, including a 3-17 record last season, the Scotch Plains-Fanwood softball team won the Union County Conference Valley Division with a 14-0 drubbing of New Providence on Monday.  An 8-run second inning helped propel the Raiders, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- On paper, it looked like a mismatch. No. 19 Gov. Livingston boasted a 13-2 record coming into the game, while the Raiders were 2-9-2 and trying to prevent to a fifth straight loss.  Fortunately for Scotch Plains-Fanwood, baseball games are played on a diamond, not on ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood put on a dominant performance against Summit and improved to 21-0 in regular season play following a 2-0 (25-7, 25-14) victory on Monday, May 2, at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School.  Tim Ennis led the way with 10 kills, Jeremy Zimmerman added ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Less than a week after defeating Cranford to take the Cole's Cup, Scotch Plains-Fanwood roughed up the Cougars and advanced with an 11-4 victory over the Cougars in the Union County Tournament's quarterfinal round. Mikey Kloepfer found the back of the net four times ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- A wrap-up of last week's Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School sports results: Boys Lacrosse Overall Record: 12-1 Last week's results: (W) 14-2, @ Montclair Kimberley... (W) 14-3, vs. Cranford... (W) 10-6, @ Shawnee Shawnee Mikey Kloepfer and Jake Monroy both ...

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PHILADELPHIA, PA -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood came across the line in eighth place for the 4x400 at in 3:48.14, which is US No. 14, at the Penn Relays over the weekend in its first appearance at a girls Championship of America. In the national competition between high schools across the country, Scotch ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- A beautiful, sun-soaked Saturday provided perfect weather for spring baseball on Saturday, April 30.  Players in the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Baseball League at the T-ball honed their skills at LaGrande Park in Fanwood. Meanwhile, older players competed at Booth Field, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – After Bridgewater-Raritan lost a one-run lead in the bottom of the fifth inning on Friday evening at Scotch Plains-Fanwood, who scored two runs in the frame to go up by one, the Panthers were determined not to get back on their bus with a loss in their game on the Raiders’ ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – C. Vivian Stringer, a Rutgers icon, a trailblazer in women’s basketball and the first Black coach (man or woman) to reach 1,000 wins in Division I competition, has announced her retirement. Stringer, who also coached at Cheyney State and Iowa during her Hall of Fame career, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood (11-1) defeated Cranford (3-7), 14-3, on Thursday, Apr. 28 to take home the Cole's Cup. Aidan Fairweather struck the back of the net for five goals as the Raiders improved to 6-2 all-time in the Cole's Cup, held annually since 2014. "It is a rivalry ...

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