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Ice Hockey: Glod, Scheer Net Hat Tricks as Raiders Crush ALJ, 11-2, in County Cup

January 16, 2018

ROSELLE, NJ — The performance put on by Scotch Plains-Fanwood Monday night not only punched the Raiders a state playoff ticket, but it also said something, loud and clear: Bring on Westfield. 

In the midst of their greatest season in program history, the Raiders produced their most dominant game yet with an 11-2 drilling of A.L. Johnson (Clark) in the Union County Cup quarterfinal ...

Report: Gov. Christie Won’t Sign Cooperative High School Sports Bill Before Leaving Office

TRENTON, NJ — The proposed bill to allow school districts with multiple high schools to “co-op” in all sports based on participation or financial issues will not be signed into law by Gov. Chris Christie, according to a report by Greg Tufaro of MyCentralJersey.com.

Christie will “pocket veto” the bill, by placing it on an “action not taken list” prior ...

Boys Ice Hockey: Westfield Seeded No. 2 in County Tournament

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield High School boys varsity ice hockey team has been seeded no. 2 in this week’s Union County Tournament. The Blue Devils will play the winner of Monday’s Scotch Plains-Fanwood vs. A.L. Johnson game on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.

Summit is seeded no. 1.

“We lost to Summit earlier in the year, but we are hoping to meet them again in ...

Girls Basketball: Watchung Hills Remains Unbeaten, Downs Westfield, 46-37

WARREN, NJ — Senior Julia Cunningham tallied a game high 18 points and eight rebounds for the Watchung Hills Girls basketball team as they triumphed at home over Westfield on Saturday, 46-37. 

Watchung Hills remains unbeaten. The Warriors are now 9-0.

Molly Ryan led the scoring for the Lady Blue Devils with 18 points. 

Watchung Hills took control in the ...

Allstate Westfield Athlete of the Week: Sebastian Ferrero

WESTFIELD, NJ — ​Westfield High School junior Sebastian Ferrero overcame a preseason ankle injury to become one of the leaders on the boys varsity basketball team this year.

“After a sluggish start, he has sparked the team both offensively and defensively,” head coach Daryl Palmieri said of this week’s Ron Bansky and Associates Allstate Westfield Athlete of the ...

NJ Senate, Assembly Pass Legislation that Could ‘Change the Landscape of High School Sports’

TRENTON, NJ — Ground-breaking changes to the state’s high school athletic program are about to hit the desk of Gov. Chris Christie.

According to legislation passed by both the state assembly and senate on Monday, local high schools that are a part of a multi-secondary school district will now be allowed to combine teams in any sport if either school has trouble fielding a ...

Westfield After-School Activities Canceled Monday

WESTFIELD, NJ — Due to expected sleet and freezing rain, all after-school activities for Monday, Jan. 8, have been canceled, the Westfield Public School District has announced.

The National Weather service predicted that snow and freezing rain were likely Monday evening, mainly before 8 p.m.

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Boys Basketball: Union Catholic Defeats Westfield, 53-45, for 6th Straight Win

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — The Union Catholic boys basketball team scored the last five points of the game to secure a hard-fought 53-45 victory over Westfield for its sixth straight win. 

Matt Crowley led the Blue Devils with 12 points, followed by Sebastian Ferrero with 11.

The Vikings (6-2 on the season) were clinging to a 48-45 lead over Westfield with 1:21 left in the ...

Senate, Assembly Bills Bad for High School Sports, Westfield Athletic Director and NJSIAA Agree

WESTFIELD, NJ —  Westfield Athletic Director Sandy Mamary expressed concern about a pair of bills, A5254 and S3447, awaiting final passage by the legislature that would allow schools within the same school district to merge teams for any sport or varsity level, without oversight or review.

“I’m definitely not in favor of the bills,” Mamary said. “I ...

Allstate Westfield Athlete of the Week: CJ Composto

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield High School varsity wrestler CJ Composto wrestled his first match against Scotch Plains-Fanwood last month, pinning his opponent in 40 seconds. The 106-lb. sophomore won the Roselle Park Tournament by going 3-0 and defeated his opponent 22-3 in the finals.

“He had as impressive of a freshman year as anyone in our program's history,” head coach ...

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Westfield Hockey Teams Help the Hungry

January 6, 2018

Several girls and boys from the Westfield High School ice hockey program went to the Community FoodBank of New Jersey in Hillside recently to box 361 boxes, which weighed 31 pounds each. Total weight 11,991,lbs. All this went to senior citizens.  

Pictured left to right, top line: Sophie Lhermite,Sarah Wasserman (assistant captain), Megan Raftery (goalie), Maddie ...