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January 27, 2022

WESTFIELD, NJ — Perry Cuccaro, a junior at Westfield High School, was instrumental the Blue Devils bowling team’s third consecutive county championship win this weekend, bowling a 300 in the final round. As an individual bowler, Cuccaro won back-to-back U.C.I.A.C Individuals Championship titles, ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A top-notch Westfield High School soccer goalie has been selected for the All-America team. Last week, the Westfield Board of Education honored Blue Devil goalie Ryan Friedberg, a senior, for the soccer success. “Ryan is among just 88 high school players to be selected for the ...

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ROSELLE, NJ — Gov. Livingston/New Providence coach Michael Criscitello acknowledged on Friday that Westfield offered a talented, deep lineup with few weaknesses to exploit — and the Blue Devils showcased that vigorous lineup on Saturday night. Junior forward Matteo Mancheno finished with a goal ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A swimmer with the Westfield Area YMCA Devilfish, 16-year-old Sarah Maher competed at the Paralympic National Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina. Throughout the three-day event last month, Maher swam in multiple freestyle events, ranging from 50 to 400 meters. She also ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Justin Colby was part of the quartet of Westfield High School runners to take the win in the distance medley relay at the Group 4 state relays in Toms River Saturday. Colby, who is a team captain, secured the win along with teammates Ben Hacker, Liam Maurillo and Conor Daly. The ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – Girls varsity swimmer Clare Logan placed first in four events during a meet against Trinity Hall, helping her team sweep a victory, 122-48. A first-timer on the high school team, the Westfield High School sophomore has quickly established herself as an incredible asset to the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Blue Devil varsity basketball captain Zander Barraza has started this season strong with 13 steals and the most three-pointers on the team. But he’s not just a leader in the statistics. Commended for his work ethic, leadership and growth both on and off the court, the Westfield ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The Blue Devils bowling team had much to celebrate as it entered winter break with a seven-game winning streak. “The feeling right now regarding the team is confidence and excitement,” head coach Ralph Corey said. “The team throughout the seven game win streak achieved season ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Starting center for the Westfield High School girls varsity basketball team, Grace Klag has proven to be both an invaluable player in maintaining her team's 4-1 record and outstanding role model. Recently committed to Bucknell University, the senior and co-captain is this week’s ...

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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 won ...

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

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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 who ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield High School senior won each of his three matches at the Del Val wrestling tournament Saturday. Luke Jacobs, 17, is this week’s Ron Bansky and Associates Allstate Westfield Athlete of the week. Jacobs’ season-opening success comes after four years of progress on the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — As one of the most distinguished and accomplished bowlers of the program’s history, captain and four-year varsity athlete Dante Morales has been a standout player on the Westfield High School bowling team for his talent and work ethic. Honored for his exemplary performance at a ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield High School girls soccer team has earned high praise from the mayor and council after securing the team’s first state title since 1989 and rising to become the top team in the state. Last week, Mayor Shelley Brindle read a proclamation in the team's honor, praising ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Since her first year on varsity as a freshman, Westfield High School senior Amanda Werner has been a role model on the girls ice hockey team. Commended for her leadership and dedication to the team, Werner is this week’s Ron Bansky and Associates Allstate Westfield Athlete of the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — He scored three goals in the Westfield High School boys varsity hockey team’s season opener against Summit helping to secure the 5-1 win against a tough opponent Tuesday. Matt Beke, a 17-year-old senior who plays left wing, is this week’s Ron Bansky and Associates Allstate ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The 2020 Westfield Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Monday, Nov. 22, at the Shackamaxon Country Club in Scotch Plains, celebrated the successful careers of Blue Devils athletes and coaches across multiple decades and sports. Although the most recent class of inductees ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — While fans frequently cheer on the Westfield High School girls sports teams as the “Lady Blue Devils,” the athletics department recently moved away from such language and calls all the teams the “Blue Devils.” The shift away from the gendered language by dropping the word “Lady” ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Turkey hats are a popular accessory at the annual Westfield Turkey Trot, and this year they served to help participants keep warm as gusts of wind blew leaves across the track. Despite some chilly weather, almost 1,000 people turned out to participate in the 38th annual ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ – The Westfield High School football team traveled to Plainfield to meet the Cardinals in Thursday’s annual Thanksgiving matchup in the season finale for both teams. After not playing last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Blue Devils looked to make it nine in a row in the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Blue Devil linebacker Daniel Hanlon knows how to tackle and by the end of Thursday’s game against Plainfield, he anticipates he’ll have done it 100 times in game play this season. Hanlon, 16, said he’s logged 95 tackles so far and hopes to meet his goal of 100 by the season’s ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ – The Westfield Blue Devils take on the Plainfield Cardinals Thursday at Hub Stine Field in a Thanksgiving Day football matchup that is one of the oldest in the country. The game was first played in 1900, when Westfield won 26-0. Last year, the game was canceled due to the ...

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UNION, NJ — With 8 seconds left in the game, Westfield junior Alyssa Martinez put one in the goal to bring Westfield’s varsity girls soccer team the Group 4 state title at Kean University Sunday. The goal, Martinez's 31st of the season, came with an assist from fellow junior Gabby Gil, said head ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Boys varsity cross country runner Charlie Stock placed second on his team and 12th in his race at the NJSIAA Group Championships Saturday.  Stock finished with a time of 16:29 on the strenuous Holmdel 5-kilometer course. Stock, a senior who recently signed to run cross country ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The Blue Devil girls soccer team won out over Ridgewood, 2-0, Wednesday in a group semifinal match at Gary Kehler Stadium. The varsity team will go on to play Freehold this Sunday, Nov. 21, at 3 p.m. at Kean University in the Group 4 State Finals. “This entire season has been ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Blue Devils football goes up against Plainfield in a traditional Thanksgiving Day game. Runners of all ages will fill Tamaques Park for the annual “Turkey Trot.” And you can see what Thanksgiving was like in the olden days at the Miller-Cory House Museum. We've rounded up seven ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Get your turkey and pilgrim hats ready — the Saturday after Thanksgiving will mark the 38th annual Westfield Turkey Trot in Tamaques Park, where people of all ages will gather to have some fun and burn off a little of that pumpkin pie, while they're at it. This Nov. 27, new ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Seventeen Westfield High School student athletes have signed Letters of Intent with colleges and universities, signifying recognition of the seniors’ accomplishments both academically and athletically, the school district announced Friday. The following student athletes will ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — In the season's fourth edition of the Scotch Plains-Fanwood - Westfield rivalry, the Blue Devils once again prevailed over the Raiders and defeated their top opponent, 2-0, to capture the North Jersey Section 2, Group 4 sectional championship. The title is Westfield's first ...

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