Football: Westfield Holds Off Elizabeth, 13-6; Advances to 3rd Straight State Final

November 18, 2017

WESTFIELD — As the sun briefly broke through the clouds and rain, Westfield finally received the statement play it needed to pull away from a feisty Elizabeth team. Westfield’s offensive line gave Juandre House the space to run for a 57-yard touchdown, and the Blue Devils — now winners of 35 straight — never looked back. 

House rushed for a total of 114 yards, and ...

Westfield High School Girls Soccer Alumni Game Planned Thanksgiving Week

WESTFIELD, NJ —  A Westfield High School girls soccer alumni game is planned for Friday, Nov. 24, from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Kehler Stadium.

“We have been doing this on and off for the last 10 years,” said former Lady Blue Devils soccer coach Kerri Ponzio. “We had a great turnout last year and I want to keep the momentum going. Last year was the first year we had ...

6 Things to do in Westfield Over Thanksgiving Week

WESTFIELD, NJ — There will be lots of fun for everyone in Westfield over the Thanksgiving holiday, from free entertainment to bargain hunting to a 5-mile run and even complimentary photos with Santa. Find out what’s happening in our Thanksgiving week guide, below.

1.  Work out for free at the Westfield Area YMCA. Nov. 22 kicks off a month of free “Wellness ...

Allstate Westfield Athlete of the Week: Stevie Barden

WESTFIELD, NJ — Senior Stevie Barden has been one of Westfield High School varsity football team’s most versatile players this year, according to head coach Jim DeSarno.

“He’s been a ‘lock down’ corner for us on defense and a real threat as a receiver on offense,” DeSarno said. “He’s been a great leader for our team on and off the field as ...

Boys Volleyball Made a Westfield High School Varsity Sport

WESTFIELD, NJ – The Westfield High School boys club volleyball team has earned varsity status, the Westfield Board of Education announced at Tuesday’s meeting.

“We had instituted a policy about the introduction of new sports into the district and boys volleyball, as part of that policy, came to suggest that they be allowed to have varsity ...

Westfield Cross Country Boys & Girls Head to Meet of Champions Together for First Time in Over 20 Years

WESTFIELD, NJ — For the first time since 1995, both the boys and the girls varsity cross country teams will go to the Meet of Champions Saturday, Nov. 18, in Holmdel, after qualifying during Saturday’s NJSIAA Group 4 Championships.

​“Both teams had a great meet, placing third out of all the teams in Group 4 and getting auto qualifiers to the Meet of ...

17 Westfield High School Athletes Sign with Colleges and Universities

WESTFIELD, NJ — Seventeen Westfield High School student-athletes signed national letters of intent last week to play next year for colleges and universities.

Among the girls, Whitney Shyposh committed to crew at Rutgers University; Muriel Maloney will swim for Monmouth University; Sydney Paoletti will play lacrosse for Columbia University; Catherine Moriarty will play ...

Football: Westfield Wins 34th Straight, Beats Ridge, 17-10, in 1st Round of Playoffs

WESTFIELD, NJ — Once again, the Westfield football team found a way.

Jake Vall-Llobera scored two touchdowns and Westfield reinforced its mastery in the second half of close games with a 17-10 victory over Ridge in the first round of the Section 2, Group 5 state playoffs on Saturday.

Westfield will host Elizabeth in the semifinals next Saturday at 1 p.m.

The victory extended ...

Paralyzed After Accident, Westfield Man Completes Third NYC Marathon on Handcycle

WESTFIELD, NJ — When Dennis McGorty cranked his handcycle bike through the massive incline of the 59th Street Bridge going from Queens to Manhattan during this year’s New York City Marathon, he had that familiar feeling that he has been largely missing since being struck by a truck on his racing bike in the spring of 2013.

“That’s the toughest stretch,” ...

Girls Soccer: Westfield Falls to Ridge in Sudden Death PKs, Season Ends in Sectional Final

WESTFIELD — The Westfield and Ridge girls’ soccer teams were so evenly matched Thursday, that not even one penalty kick shootout could determine a sectional champion. Remaining tied through two periods, two overtimes and a five-round penalty kick shootout, both powerhouse programs were deadlocked in the North 2, Group 4 championship.

Unfortunately for the Lady Blue Devils, their ...

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Wardlaw + Hartridge Baseball Clinic to Feature Former MLB Player

November 18, 2017

Join us for The Wardlaw + Hartridge School Baseball Clinic featuring former MLB player Milt Thompson. The clinic, which is being held Saturday, Dec. 2 at The Wardlaw + Hartridge School at 1295 Inman Avenue in Edison, will include two sessions: one for students in grades 5-8 from 9-11 a.m. and another for students in grades 9-12 from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

During ...