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Westfield Boys and Girls X-C Teams Wrap Up Season at Meet of Champions

November 17, 2018

HOLMDEL, NJ — The Westfield boys cross-country team came in seventh overall in the NJSIAA Meet of Champions with a score of 191 at Holmdel Park Saturday morning. Christian Brothers Academy won the meet with a team score of 68.

Will Loggia was the top Westfield runner, placing 38th overall and earning 21 points in the team portion of the race. He ran a time of 16:38 (a 5:22 average mile).

Westfield High School Signing Day 2018: 9 Students Sign Commitments in 5 College Sports

WESTFIELD, NJ – Nine Westfield High School students have signed national letters of intent indicating their commitments to participate in college athletics, the athletic department announced.

The nine commitment letters include student-athletes in softball, boys and girls lacrosse, girls golf and boys soccer, Westfield High School Athletic Director Sandra Mamary ...

Allstate Westfield Athlete of the Week: James McCutcheon

WESTFIELD, NJ – The high school senior finished eighth overall in a Group 4 cross-country meet at Holmdel Park over the weekend with a personal best of 16:38 on the 5K course.

James McCutcheon is this week’s Ron Bansky & Associates Allstate Westfield Athlete of the Week. It is not just his speed that has earned him praise.

Head coach Christopher Tafelski said that ...

Westfield PAL President John Dugan Gets His Due at Tamaques

Updated: 11:47 a.m. Nov. 12

WESTFIELD, NJ – It was a day of many Dugans at Tamaques Park.

The Westfield Police Athletic League flag football program honored its founder John Dugan, a former Westfield police officer and the Police Athletic League President with an “Appreciation Day” on Saturday.

Young athletes sported T-shirts emblazoned with the name Dugan and the ...

Ice Rink Slides Into Westfield with Much Fanfare Sunday

Updated: 5:53 p.m. Nov. 11

WESTFIELD, NJ – An 8.3-acre park on the town’s border with Garwood is home to a regulation size ice hockey rink, at least for the next three months.

Several hundred people gathered for the formal opening of the Westfield Rink on Sunday, a temporary ice rink housed in a tent at Gumbert Park. The rink started hosting hockey practices earlier in the week ...

Westfield X-C Runners Place High in Group 4 State Meet

HOLMDEL, NJ  — The Westfield boys' and girls' cross country teams each finished in the top five in their respective 5K races at the state Group 4 meet Saturday morning at Holmdel Park.

The Westfield boys cross country team finished second overall. Westfield's team score of 97 was just six more than first-place Kingsway, and the Blue Devils were the only Group 4 team from ...

Jersey Devil to Drop Into Westfield for Ice Rink Opening

WESTFIELD, NJ – A tented ice rink at Gumbert Park opened for business earlier this week and is slated to remain until March 1 under the town’s agreement with Union Sports Arena.

The arena began hosting hockey practices there earlier in the week and held its first public skate at the Westfield Rink on Thursday, where families could be seen skating at the tented rink, which had been ...

Allstate Westfield Athlete of the Week: Jenna Miller

WESTFIELD, NJ – Senior volleyball hitter Jenna Miller killed it over the weekend.

In a three-set match against J.P. Stevens School on Saturday, Miller scored 12 kills, one ace, four digs and three service points, her coach said. The team won 27-25.

Miller is this week’s Ron Bansky and Associates Allstate Westfield Athlete of the Week.

“She’s a strong offensive ...

Westfield Athletes Hit Streets For ‘Booster Button Day’

WESTFIELD, NJ – Started 30 years ago, the Westfield High School “Booster Button Day” has since switched from distributing buttons to distributing magnets in exchange for donations.

But the fundraiser for local athletics is still commonly called “Booster Button Day.”

An estimated 500 local athletes buttoned up donations in Westfield on ...

Football: Westfield Loses State Playoff Game vs. Union City

UPDATE: One more game has been added to the calendar: The Blue Devils will play at West Morris High School in Long Valley on Thursday, Nov. 8, at 6 p.m.

UNION CITY, NJ — The Westfield High School varsity football team allowed two touchdowns in the third quarter Friday night in a 21-7 loss to Union City in the first round of the Section 2, Group 5 playoffs.

Playing at Union ...

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Somerset Patriots Holiday Toy Drive Set For Saturday, December 8th

November 17, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots and Manager Emeritus Sparky Lyle have announced that they will host their annual Holiday Toy Drive at TD Bank Ballpark on Dec. 8 from 10 a.m. to noon. 

Fans will be able to bring new, unwrapped toys to the Somerset Patriots Team Store located at the ballpark throughout the day. The toys will be donated to Toys For Tots Central New ...