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May 19, 2022

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield High School junior threw two personal bests helping propel the Blue Devils' discus and shot-put relay teams to first at the Union County Conference relays earlier this month. Owen Paul, 17, threw the discus 140 feet and 2 inches and tossed the shot-put 50 feet and ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — For the first time in two years, an annual 5-kilometer race started in memory of a Westfield High School freshman who died suddenly will happen in person. What’s New? New to the race this year is a 0.6-mile “Memory Walk” where families can walk in memory of anyone who has died, ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The 17-year-old junior was the top scoring golfer in a county competition last week, one in a series of successes he has secured for the Westfield High School golf team this season. Westfield High School junior Barnes Blake won the top placement at the Union County Tournament at ...

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CLARK, NJ — It's a scene that is very familiar to fans of the Raiders and the Blue Devils: Scotch Plains-Fanwood and Westfield in a seesaw battle with Union County Tournament advancement at stake.  Only this time, it was not a soccer match at Arthur L. Johnson High School, it was a high stakes ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — With season highlights that include placing first overall in an exciting win over New Providence High School last month, the captain of Westfield High School’s varsity golf team has proven to be an invaluable contributor to the Blue Devils. Westfield High School junior Jillian ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The catcher helped the Westfield High School softball team secure a 5-4 win against St. Thomas Aquinas Saturday and is guiding her younger teammates as the season progresses. An 18-year-old senior and team captain, Aden Brooks is this week’s Ron Bansky and Associates Allstate ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Saturday was a big day for little ballplayers in Westfield. About 1,000 people marched from Mindowaskin Park to Gumbert Field cheering on their youth baseball and softball teams. The annual tradition returned to Westfield after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic. “We ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — An attacker on the Westfield High School boys varsity lacrosse team, the senior has nine goals and 18 assists to his name this season. James Haley secured five of those goals and one assist in the season’s first two games, and he is committed to play at Washington and Lee ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield vs. Scotch Plains soccer rivalry is being taken to a new level: a Major League Soccer stadium. The Red Bulls have invited Westfield and Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School soccer fans to Red Bull Arena for the professional team’s match on Saturday, Aug. 13, at 6 p.m.

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WESTFIELD, NJ — After breaking four school records this season and playing an essential role in advancing the Westfield High School Boys Swim Team to the NJSIAA state finals, Westfield High School junior Colin Kavanagh has had an unforgettable season. Kavanagh beat two school records dating back ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — This fall, Westfield will launch its first girls flag football program. When the Westfield’s Police Athletic League (PAL) offered girls in town the opportunity to participate in a flag football mini-camp in the fall, 74 girls attended. Now two spring mini-camps at Tamaques Park ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Committed to play tennis at Gettysburg College next year, the 17-year-old senior and co-captain of the varsity tennis team started his final season at Westfield High School strong. Adam Contract is this week’s Ron Bansky and Associates Allstate Westfield Athlete of the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ —The annual “pizza run” in Downtown Westfield is slated to return, following a two-year hiatus during the pandemic, organizers announced. The Downtown Westfield 5K & Pizza Extravaganza is planned for Monday, July 18, at 7 p.m., Downtown Westfield Corporation announced. THE ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — In a roller coaster of a season opening game Thursday, Summit boys lacrosse senior captain Colin Beatty scored with 55 seconds remaining in the third overtime, earning the Hilltopers an 11-10 victory over Westfield at Kehler Stadium. The “wow factor” wasn't just found in the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The 17-year-old senior helped lead the Westfield High School boys swim team to the top spot at the Union County championship and a sectional title this season. A team captain, Billy Maguire is this week’s Bansky and Associates Allstate Westfield athlete of the week. “Billy ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — NJ Advance Media's 2022 Union County Wrestler of the Year and seventh place finisher for his weight class at the NJSIAA State Championship, junior Michael Murphy is celebrating a momentous season. This week’s Ron Bansky and Associates Allstate Athlete of the Week reflected on a ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – Following a very successful 2021 season, the Westfield High School softball team looks for more of the same with a new slate. The Blue Devils finished 22-4 last season, winning the North 2, Group 4 state sectional title before falling in the Group 4 semifinals. It was the first ...

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Runners will be offered coupons to redeem for pizza, organizers said. WESTFIELD, NJ — A 5-kilometer race through downtown Westfield will return this year with some key changes as Downtown Westfield Corporation considers if it wants to keep the pizza-themed tradition for future years. Downtown ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — She helped the girls varsity ice hockey team wrap the season bringing in two wins against Chatham and one win over Rockland. A 16-year-old junior, Lillie Martel has become a leader in what is one of Westfield High School’s newest teams. Martel is this week’s Ron Bansky and ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — As Jay Cook takes over from Bob Brewster as head coach of the Westfield High School baseball team this spring, the former Blue Devils assistant coach and freshman coach knows he has some big shoes to fill. Brewster, who retired over the summer after 38 years of leading the Blue ...

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TOMS RIVER, NJ – The Westfield High School girls basketball team captured its first-ever state championship Sunday afternoon, edging Cherokee, 43-37, in the Group 4 final at the RWJ Barnabas Health Arena in Toms River. The Blue Devils kept an historic season alive and won their sixth straight ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — With 408 saves for this season goalie Jake Watson is a force to be reckoned with. Commended as a leader of the team, both on and off the ice, the Westfield High School senior is this week’s Ron Bansky and Associates Allstate Westfield Athlete of the Week. “Jake is a great kid.

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WESTFIELD, NJ – The Westfield High School girls basketball team knew it had to play to its strengths and advantages to make history Tuesday night. The top-seeded Blue Devils did just that, using their height advantage and defensive prowess in winning the program’s first sectional title with a ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield High School junior has been a key part of the varsity swim team’s success this season, including Sunday during the Blue Devils’ win against Cherry Hill East at the Group A state tournament. In what was so far the biggest meet of the season, Abby Bebel, 16, dropped ...

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SEWELL, NJ — After defeating fourth-seeded Montclair in the semifinals, the top-seeded Westfield High School girls swim team met second-seeded Cherry Hill East on Sunday for the Group A state title at Gloucester Tech in Sewell. The Blue Devils came into Sunday’s meet with a perfect record, ...

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SEWELL, NJ – The top-seeded Westfield High School boys swim team suffered its first loss of the season in Saturday’s Group A state final, falling to second-seeded Cherry Hill East, 90-80, at Gloucester Tech. Cherry Hill East, winners of three straight Group A state championships, finished with ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — As a member of the Westfield Ultimate Frisbee team, Westfield High School senior Jakob Ayala is organizing a “Kancer Jam” fundraiser to raise money for families impacted by cancer. The first-ever event for the Ultimate team, run through the Delaware Valley Youth League, is ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – For the first time in 35 years, the Westfield High School boys indoor track team is a state champion. The Blue Devils finished with 32 team points and captured the Group 4 state championship at the NJSIAA Indoor Group Championships at the Bennett Athletic Complex in Toms River on ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — She scored 21 points in the championship game of Ridge’s Holiday Tournament where she earned MVP Honors before scoring a career-high 23 points in a match against Colonia, her coach said. In two games against Summit this season, Westfield High School junior Annie Ryan scored 28 ...

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PERTH AMBOY, NJ — No. 2 Westfield took control in the beginning of its Section final against No. 1 Bridgewater-Raritan and won North 2, Group A girls swimming tournament with an impressive 100-70 victory at the Raritan Bay YMCA in Perth Amboy on Friday.  Westfield's Clare Logan, Emily Constable, ...

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