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August 4, 2022

WESTFIELD, NJ — A $25,485 donation to Westfield Public Schools from the Westfield Soccer Association will help the district maintain its Elm Street field and give soccer club members more space to play. Former board president Amy Root thanked the association at the July 25 special board meeting ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — It will be the first time in history the teams will play a game on a Major League Soccer pitch. The Westfield vs. Scotch Plains boys soccer game has been confirmed to take place at Red Bull Arena on Thursday, Sept. 22. “The boys are super excited to play in a word class ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Westfield High School soon-to-be senior and Georgetown commit Barnes Blake, an NJ.com First Team All-State selection and Boys Golf Player of the Year, had an exceptional 36-hole performance on Tuesday at the 20th Metropolitan Golf Association (MGA) Carter Cup at historic Baltusrol ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The inaugural season has yet to start, but the praise is already piling up for the Westfield PAL’s Girls Flag Football Program following mini camps held in preparation for the season that begins in September. The program — which was started by Kelly Hantman and her husband, Dave ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The popular Ron Bansky and Associates Allstate Westfield Athlete of the week series highlighting student athletes at Westfield High School will return at the start of the school year in September. “We look forward to being the Allstate Athlete of the Week sponsor again next year ...

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GREENSBORO, NC — Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA (FSPY) finished in fifth place overall at the YMCA Long Course Nationals at Greensboro, NC, this weekend. The girls team finished in 5th place, while the boys finished in 6th place.  Ten new FSPY team records were set at the meet, while Clare Logan of ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The first-place finisher in Monday’s Downtown Westfield 5K & Pizza Extravaganza is veteran of Westfield High School’s running programs. Ben Hacker, 18, completed the course with a time of 16:17.05, before a Westfield Volunteer Rescue Squad member handed him a bottle of water, ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — For the first time in three years, a 5K race known for serving slices at the finish line returns to downtown Westfield and with it so will the resulting road closures. The town announced the following schedule street closures for the Downtown Westfield 5K & Pizza ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield High School athletics program is the Group IV winner in the annual ShopRite Cup final standings for the 2021-22 academic year. Wakefern Corporation awards points to schools for winning group championships and for being disqualification-free all year in all NJSIAA ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The Blue Devil girls and boys tennis teams are raising awareness of mental health and strengthening connections between the teams with a mixed doubles tournament to be held Tuesday. The tournament, “Play It Forward,” is designed to promote team bonding across the boys and girls ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The 18-year-old Westfield High School senior is the state champion in the 3200-meter. Conor Daly on Friday finished the run with a time of 9:11.10. Daly is this week’s Ron Bansky and Associates Allstate Westfield Athlete of the Week. “It was really special for me,” Daly said.

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Three Westfield High School student athletes are among the 42 seniors the Union County Interscholastic Athletic Conference has recognized for both their scholastic and athletic acumen. Westfield basketball players Grace Klag and Sean Logan along with runner Charlie Stock were ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The second annual Tour de Westfield planned for Sunday, June 12, has been postponed due to forecasted rain and current wet road conditions, the Westfield Police Department announced Sunday morning via Nixle. “We have decided to cancel the Tour de Westfield based on today’s ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The 17-year-old junior at Westfield High School secured second place in the 1600 meter and third place in the 800 meter at a sectional meet Friday and Saturday. The placements qualify Sonia Olson to move onto the group championships. Olson is this week’s Ron Bansky and Associates ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield High School boys volleyball team has wrapped the season with a 12-12 record, a marked improvement over last year. It’s a record that that Jason Urban played a key role in securing. Urban, a 17-year-old senior at Westfield High School, is this week’s Ron Bansky and ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — Westfield (13-8-1) shutout Scotch Plains-Fanwood (8-14-2) on Thursday, 6-0, in what could be the Raiders' last home game of the season. Blue Devils starting pitcher Jack Chavez yielded no runs, just three hits, and struck out nine Raiders with 114 pitches in 6.2 innings of ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Consistently leading the Westfield High School girls lacrosse team in scoring, she’s been a key to the Blue Devils success on the field throughout the season. It’s a trend that continues this week. With three goals and two assists, senior Avery Hoeft helped power Westfield to a ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A community bicycling event that last year drew hundreds of riders is set to roll through town for its second year. The event to be held Sunday, June 12, is slated to include a three-mile family bike ride led by the Westfield Police Department, a bike safety rodeo, a “Tour de ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Sixteen Westfield High School seniors recently signed Letters of Intent to continue their sports with colleges and universities, Westfield Public Schools announced Tuesday. The following student-athletes will continue to compete at the college level: Owen Carolan - Hobart ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — It’s been two decades since 14-year-old Greta Schoenemann of Westfield died suddenly, but her memory lives on with a 5-kilometer race that drew over 700 runners and more supporters on Sunday. Wendy Schoenemann, Greta’s mother, was among the estimated 200 people to participate in ...

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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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