Allstate Westfeld Athlete of the Week: Tim Alliegro

September 20, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ — Early into the Blue Devils’ football  season, halfback Tim Alliegro is already shining. In Westfield’s 23-7 victory over Ridge Friday the sophomore carried the ball 42 times — including 29 times in the second half — for 208 yards and a touchdown.

It was the team’s 27th straight victory.

“I never carried that many ...

Westfield PAL Football Presents 7-Year-Old Battling Leukemia with ‘Tough Guy’ Award

WESTFIELD, NJ – Hundreds of players, coaches and parents gathered to witness the presentation of Westfield PAL’s first-ever “Tough Guy” Award Saturday to 7-year-old Westfield boy Gavin Callow, who is fighting leukemia.

Westfield PAL President John Dugan awarded Callow with a plaque.

“Our program is based on respect, hard work and ...

Boys Soccer: Westfield Defeats Rival Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 1-0, with Goal by Dobosiewicz

WESTFIELD, NJ — The strong defense of the Westfield High School boys varsity soccer team helped to secure their third win of the season Saturday against rivals Scotch Plains-Fanwood, who suffered their fifth loss.

With 22 minutes left in the second half of the game, Jack Dobosiewicz found himself alone against Raider goalie Aaron Schack. Dobosiewicz jumped on a ball that passed through ...

Girls Soccer: Westfield Crushes Montclair, 4-0

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield High School girls varsity soccer team is now 3-0 with its defeat of Montclair Saturday.

Katie Butler, a senior who transferred from Mount Saint Mary’s this year, was the lead scorer in the game with two goals.

“I had a great feeling that we were going to perform well,” Butler said. “We worked on psyching each other up and bringing ...

Football: Westfield Extends Winning Streak to 27, Beats Ridge, 23-7

BASKING RIDGE, NJ — For two-and-a-half quarters, the Ridge football team stood toe to toe with Westfield and looked poised to pose a real threat to the state's longest winning streak.

And then Brandon Radice's leg cramped up.

The Ridge quarterback went down with severe cramping with about seven minutes to go in the third quarter of a tie game.

Westfield quickly pounced, ...

Allstate Westfield Athlete of the Week: Faith Dobosiewicz

WESTFIELD, NJ — In the Westfield High School girls varsity soccer game against rivals Scotch Plains-Fanwood Saturday, Faith Dobosiewicz provided Westfield with the lone score that ultimately proved to win the game. She found the ball at her feet in front of the 18 yard box, on a pass from Josie Greenwood, who sent a perfect pass that split Raiders defenders, creating wide-open space ...

Westfield Allstate Agency Returns as Athlete of the Week Sponsor

WESTFIELD, NJ — For the third year, Ron Bansky and Associates Allstate Agency continues to sponsor TAPinto Westfield’s popular Athlete of the Week series highlighting athletes at Westfield High School.

Owner Ron Bansky, a Westfield resident, is known for the role he plays in the local community. He is a member of the Westfield Boosters Association and has received ...

Westfield Girls Soccer Off to Exciting Start

WESTFIELD, NJ — After a disappointing end to last year’s season, the Westfield Varsity Girls Soccer program is hitting the ground running this fall. The Lady Blue Devils won their first two games, defeating Governor Livingston 4-0 and rivals Scotch Plains-Fanwood 1-0.

The girls ended last year with a stellar 15-0-5 record but ultimately could not win a county or state ...

Hundreds Attend Westfield Area YMCA’s 5K Run for Everyone

WESTFIELD, NJ — More than 500 people participated in the Westfield Area YMCA’s 5K Run for Everyone Sunday. The annual run/walk/roll supports the Y’s Dragonfly program, which offers physical, recreational and social classes for young adults with special/adaptive needs.

“With funding from this run, we will expand to include classes for teens with special needs, so ...

Girls Soccer: Westfield Takes Round 1 of Season Series with Rival Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 1-0

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — Whenever Scotch Plains-Fanwood squares off against Westfield in girls’ soccer, low-scoring matches where one goal makes all the difference is an expectation. 

Saturday afternoon lived up to that conjecture, as the Westfield Blue Devils pulled out a 1-0 victory in Scotch Plains, and also defeated their bitter rivals for the first time since ...

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