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Sports

The latest on youth sports, high school as well college and the pros.
Football Fans More Affluent Than Non-Fans, Stockton Poll Finds

Football Fans More Affluent Than Non-Fans, Stockton Poll Finds

The poll also reveals Giants and Jets fans are wealthier than Eagles fans.
SPFHS Retires Star Basketball Alum Bryan Dougher's Number

SPFHS Retires Star Basketball Alum Bryan Dougher's Number

Dougher led the team to its only state championship in boys basketball in 2008.
SPFHS to Retire Star Basketball Alum Bryan Dougher's Number

SPFHS to Retire Star Basketball Alum Bryan Dougher's Number

Dougher led the team to its only state championship in boy's basketball in 2008.
SPF PAL 6th Graders Take Second Place in Readington Tournament

SPF PAL 6th Graders Take Second Place in Readington Tournament

The team defeated Branchburg and Readington, but lost to Chatham in the championship.
Scotch Plains Rec K-2 Basketball Clinic Begins Registration

Scotch Plains Rec K-2 Basketball Clinic Begins Registration

There are only 25 spots in each session and this program does sell out.
Proposal to Expand High School Football Playoffs Voted Down

Proposal to Expand High School Football Playoffs Voted Down

Two-thirds of NJSIAA voting membership keeps postseason structure capped at sectional title games.
Raiders Football Loses to Phillipsburg in First Round of States

Raiders Football Loses to Phillipsburg in First Round of States

"I’m just proud of what we've done and the fact that we had a very young team," Raiders Coach Jon Stack told Patch.
SPF Football to Face Phillipsburg in First Round of States Today

SPF Football to Face Phillipsburg in First Round of States Today

The eighth-seeded Raiders will travel to No. 1 Phillipsburg.
Boys Soccer Loses to Millburn in State Semifinals

Boys Soccer Loses to Millburn in State Semifinals

The team captured its third straight Union County Tournament championship last week with a 4-2 win over Elizabeth at Kean.
Champs! Boys Soccer Defends Union County Title

Champs! Boys Soccer Defends Union County Title

Raiders beat Elizabeth for third straight county championship.
Fanwood Resident Wins Borough's Annual 5K in Under 19 Minutes

Fanwood Resident Wins Borough's Annual 5K in Under 19 Minutes

181 runners participated in this year's race.
Four Charged in Fight Caught on Video After NY Jets Game

Four Charged in Fight Caught on Video After NY Jets Game

NY man seen punching woman served three years in the 1990s for fatal Long Island stabbing.
Undefeated Girls Soccer Team Earns Spot in Union County Final

Undefeated Girls Soccer Team Earns Spot in Union County Final

The girls will face Cranford for championship on Sunday at Kean.
Meredith Signs With NY Cosmos

Meredith Signs With NY Cosmos

The Scotch Plains native signed the contract to play with the first-place team over the weekend.
Sophomore Sensation Already Receiving College Offers

Sophomore Sensation Already Receiving College Offers

Rashan Gary has received four formal offers from top schools like Rutgers and Alabama.
Girls Soccer Gets No. 1 Seed in County Tourney

Girls Soccer Gets No. 1 Seed in County Tourney

The team is the three-time defending champs, and have reached the county final every year since 2005.
Calling All Sports Fans: Share Your Love Of the Game On Patch

Calling All Sports Fans: Share Your Love Of the Game On Patch

From the NFL to the high school field, we are looking for sports fans of all ages to share their love of the game—and photos and videos—on Patch!
Rutgers University Football Team Roster: Union County Players Ready for Season's Start

Rutgers University Football Team Roster: Union County Players Ready for Season's Start

Three players from Union County are prepared to start the season as Scarlet Knights.