Allstate Westfield Athlete of the Week: Jake Saltzer

March 14, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — Jake Saltzer joined the Westfield track team his freshman year to stay in shape for football. Now one of the fastest 400m runners in WHS history, the junior considers the sport a “lifestyle.”

“Track has done a great deal for me,” this week’s Ron Bansky and Associates Allstate Westfield Athlete of the Week explained. “It is a sport that ...

Westfield Recreation Commission Hears Presentations for Skate Park & Improved Trails at Tamaques Park

WESTFIELD, NJ — Thirteen-year-old Alvin Minor and Josh Ettinger, owner of Travel Skateshop, made a case for a skate park in Westfield at Monday night’s recreation commission meeting.

Minor argued that skate parks provide a healthy alternative for people who don’t like team sports, promote social inclusion and provide a designated safe space for kids who want to ride their ...

Westfield Mayor Discusses Delay for Tamaques Park Renovations at Recreation Commission Meeting

WESTFIELD, NJ – Mayor Shelley Brindle told the Westfield Recreation Commission Monday that proposed Tamaques Park renovations need to be evaluated for four main concerns before going forward. The project's delay was previously announced at the most recent town council meeting to the dismay of several coaches, parents and some council members.

According to Brindle, the ...

Westfield PAL Academy Girls Win Back-to-Back Basketball Championships

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield PAL fifth grade girls’ Travel A basketball team recently won the Garden State Basketball League’s regular season championship, becoming one of the few teams in North Jersey to win their league championship in consecutive seasons at the A level. The Blue Devils also closed out this season as a top fifth grade girls’ basketball team in Union ...

Allstate Westfield Athlete of the Week: Molly Ryan

WESTFIELD, NJ — Out of the thousands of student athletes who have participated in varsity sports over the years at Westfield High School, only a select few have been fortunate enough to end their careers in possession of a school record.

Senior point guard Molly Ryan recently became the all-time leader in steals in girls varsity basketball history at WHS. Ryan is this week’s Ron ...

Westfield Wrestler CJ Composto Places 5th in State Championship

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — Westfield’s CJ Composto paced in the holding corner of Boardwalk Hall after placing fifth in the 2018 NJSIAA Individual Wrestling State Championship.

Walking with a noticeable limp, Composto left Mat 5 with a victory after Hunterdon Central’s Brett Ungar forfeited the match due to injury.

The “ultimate competitor,” as his coach Glen Kurz ...

Girls Basketball: Westfield Falls to Watchung Hills in State Tournament

WARREN, NJ —  The Watchung Hills High School girls varsity basketball team is moving on to the finals of the NJSIAA North Jersey Section 2 Group 4 State Tournament after defeating Westfield in the semifinal round on Saturday, 49-19.

Senior Julia Cunningham racked up her second-straight triple-double with 12 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists to lead Watchung Hills past ...

Westfield Volunteer Baseball Coach Desperately Seeking Kidney Donor

WESTFIELD, NJ —  Westfield High School volunteer baseball coach Mike Cappiello is in desperate need of a kidney donor.

The 28-year-old former WHS baseball player hit 46 doubles playing college ball for Plymouth State University in New Hampshire — the most in the school's history.

One day in April of 2012, during his senior year, he was off to another good start to ...

Girls Basketball: Westfield Defeats Scotch Plains-Fanwood in State Tournament Quarterfinals

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield High School girls varsity basketball team defeated cross-town rivals Scotch Plains-Fanwood Thursday night, 45-34, in the NJSIAA Section 2, Group 4 tournament quarterfinals.

Sam Stravach led the Lady Blue Devils with 14 points, followed by Molly Ryan with 13. Abbe-Gayle Burton and Corinne Lyght led SPF with eight points apiece.

“I thought Scotch ...

Allstate Westfield Athlete of the Week: Luke Hoerle

WESTFIELD, NJ — Saturday night, Westfield High School varsity wrestler Luke Hoerle took home the Region IV title in the 113 pound weight class.

“Winning the region was a big milestone in my career,” the sophomore said. “I went into the tournament with something to prove, so being able to come out on top means a lot to me.”  

This week’s Ron ...

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Middle School Bowling

March 18, 2018

If your son or daughter is interested in bowling there will be an opportunity for all middle school students. It will run every Monday and Thursday at Garwood lanes from 3:30 to 5:15 p.m. starting April 19 and ending on June 11. The cost will be $9  a session. Each session includes three games and shoes. You do not have to attend every session and only have to pay for the sessions ...