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January 26, 2022

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood boys and girls swim teams celebrated the accomplishments of Raiders seniors on Wednesday at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA. Several of the senior athletes will continue their swim careers in college: Aidan Trenery (Bryant University), Chloe ...

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CRANFORD, NJ -- In their last road meet of the regular season, the Scotch Plains-Fanwood girls swim team defeated host Cranford, 100-70, at Centennial Avenue Pool. Coach Jess Hulnik spread the wealth and had her top swimmers race in two events, instead of their usual three or four, so that more ...

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CRANFORD, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood boys swim team dominated host Cranford, 118-52, on Tuesday, Jan. 25, in the Raiders' last road swim meet of the regular season at Cranford's Centennial Avenue Pool.   The Raiders nearly swept every race, but were out-touched by .09 seconds in the 400 ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- A wrap-up of last week's Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School sports results: Winter Track Another week, another school record for the Scotch Plains-Fanwood girls. Usually certifying state-wide dominance in the 4x400, Julia Jackson, Grace Kennedy, Jeani Berry, and, ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ- The Elizabeth High School boys’ basketball team soared past Union Catholic High School 66-42, in a Thursday night showdown between public versus private school. The dominant New Jersey High School basketball program coached by Phillip Colicchio has proved time and time again that ...

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MADISON, NJ -- Competing in just their third meet this month, the Scotch Plains-Fanwood girls swim team dominated Kent Place, 112-58, on Wednesday, Jan. 19, at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Super sophomore Billie Sherratt (200 IM, 500 free, 200 medley relay, 400 free relay) won all four races ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Booster Club launched its new website this week in an attempt to become digitally accessible to alumni. The decision was made to expand the network of the current Booster Club. "The driving force behind the website was ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Well, its finally official (again): the Scotch Plains-Fanwood girls 4x400 team are the fastest team in the state. After a dominant performance to secure the Union County championship two weeks ago, the Raider 4x400 squad followed up with a NJSIAA Group III State ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- In a rivalry separated by a seven-minute car ride, it was Union Catholic (1-9) who ultimately drove away with the victory at Scotch Plains-Fanwood (2-3) by a score of 53-48 on Tuesday night. The Vikings' first victory of the season was formed through team offense, as nine ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Raiders had plenty of chances against Mendham but were unable to seize the opportunity on Tuesday as the visitors downed Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 42-37, in a tough, but low scoring, game.  The Raiders led at the end of the first quarter, 11-8, but fell behind when ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Union boys basketball team has been tested with an inordinate amount of close games lately. On Saturday, the Farmers faced an additional test when their leading scorer, Malachi Johnson, was whistled for his fifth foul in a one-point game early in the fourth ...

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SUMMIT, NJ -- Amanda Baylock scored 26 points for Scotch Plains-Fanwood as the Raiders topped Summit, 54-47, on the road Saturday. "Coming into the game we knew that Summit was a good team, and it was going to be a very tough and physical matchup. Our team played great defense, and we got out to ...

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TOMS RIVER, NJ -- The names keep changing, but the winning ways remain the same for the Union Catholic girls. Year after year, the powerhouse track and field program loses All-State athletes and several key point scorers to graduation, but new stars keep emerging to maintain their status as ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood basketball returned to the hardwood for the first time since December due to winter break and COVID-19 precautions. The girls continued to present their offensive prowess over their opponents while the boys split their games in defensive ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood wrestling made its way back to .500 with a 57-12 victory over an undermanned New Provident on Senior Night. The win on Wednesday, Jan. 12, gives the Raiders a 2-2 record while the Pioneers drop to 0-4. The match was a disappointment for many of the seniors ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood boys dominated a shorthanded Union team in their meet at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA on Wednesday, Jan. 11. Bradley Frank, Kyle Karyczak, Gokul Ramanan, and Thomas Yick won the 200 medley relay. Gavin Morrobel won the 200 ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Scotch Plains Recreation Commission is postponing 2022 winter programs because of public health concerns.     Start dates have been pushed back to the week of January 24. Youth Basketball League: Start date: January 25 Youth Drawing with Sandra: Start date: ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – All Season Sports Academy is offering winter Biddy Ball lessons for children in kindergarten through second grade. Sessions, which will focus on improving skills such as shooting, dribbling, passing, and defense, will take place every Tuesday from 4:30 to 5 p.m. and Thursday ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ -- The question was almost answered this weekend: Are the New York Jets better than ten-year-olds? Although the public has yet to find out, the Scotch Plains-Fanwood PAL football program practiced at MetLife Stadium after the Jacksonville Jaguars-New York Jets game on Sunday, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- As 2021 comes to a close and 2022 begins, TAPintoSPF is taking a look at the biggest stories of 2021. Today, we revisit the top Sports stories of the year: Golden Girl: Union Catholic Legend Sydney McLaughlin Wins Second Olympic Gold Medal Joint Motion Physical ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ -- The annual Westfield vs. Scotch Plains-Fanwood holiday meet featured several of the top female swimmers in the state of New Jersey, and the stars did not disappoint. Shining brightest was Clare Logan, the Westfield swimmer who competed at the Olympic trials this summer. Logan ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ --A win in the 400 year freestyle relay, the last event of the day, enabled a shorthanded Scotch Plains-Fanwood boys swim team from being swept in the relays during their annual holiday matchup with arch rival Westfield. The Blue Devils defeated the Raiders, 115-55, in a meet in which ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ -- While the Scotch Plains-Fanwood and Westfield wrestlers faced off on the mat, the toughest opponent may just have been COVID-19, which kept several top athletes from both programs out of action on Wednesday, Dec. 22. Five of the 14 matches were won by forfeit. The Blue Devils ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Multiple players from the Scotch Plains-Fanwood football team were honored with all conference honors last week, as well as the program announcing their own team awards: Big Central Conference All-Division 4 First Team Anthony Robinson Damon Schuman Thomas ...

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FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA (FSPY) Girls “Red” Team had their third dual meet of the season at home against the YMCA of Montclair (MYM) swim team on Nov. 13, 2021. Many of the FSPY girls had strong swims throughout the meet, however in the end they came up short. The ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- There was blood, bruises, and burns fused into a physically intense matchup at Scotch Plains-Fanwood's home opener against Rahway on Tuesday night, as the Raiders fell to the Indians, 40-38. The contest was expected to be a punishing one. "We knew tonight was going to be a ...

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GREENSBORO, NC -- Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA (FSPY) swimmer Clare Logan has followed up her impressive appearance at the Olympic Trials in Omaha as she joined Olympic medalists and the country’s top swimmers in the 2021 Toyota US Open Championships in Greensboro Aquatic Center in Greensboro, NC, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains celebrated the accomplishments of a half dozen youth sports teams during Tuesday evening's Township Council meeting. The teams honored were:  Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Girls Gymnastics Team -- won their third consecutive Union County Team ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- As the winter track & field season approaches for Scotch Plains-Fanwood, the girls and boys teams will be experiencing different outlooks heading into 2021-22. The girls will be returning multiple award-winning runners while the boys will be mixing and matching to find what ...

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SUMMIT, NJ -- The Fanwood Scotch Plains YMCA (FSPY) Boys Black swim team traveled to their first dual meet against Summit YMCA Boys Blue Seals team on Saturday, Oct. 30. It is the first time since 2019 that the YMCA swim teams are able to compete in person at a dual meet. The boys had a strong ...

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