Hi's Eye

Jack Miller wrestles to success

January 19, 2017

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by Kyle Shirk      After a hard-fought wrestling match, some would prefer a nice milkshake and a long nap. But for WHS senior Co-Captain Jack Miller, the work has just begun. When Miller arrives home, his father is...

Brothers in (Westfield) Blue

Eric Storms

December 2, 2016

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Co-captain Matt Varano (21) continues to help lead the team despite his injury. Co-captain Owen Kessler (64) leads the defense. Photo courtesy of Varsity Vantage.      Talented senior players graduate: It’s part of high school football. Some of the best get inju...

A perfect (Cross)Fit

Samantha Della Fera

June 11, 2016

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From juice cleanses to SoulCycle to aerobics, the world has seen its fair share of fitness trends. Now, a different workout regime is taking over: CrossFit. ​    Branded as a comprehensive and extensive form of exercise, CrossFit was founded in 2000 ...

A grand slam season

Ethan Finver

June 11, 2016

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   At 22–6, the 2016 WHS boys baseball team put together an impressive run in pursuit of the North 2, Group 4 State Championship last week. But the season came to an end last Tuesday with an 8–0 home loss to powerhouse No...

Let the Games Begin 

Nick Lawrie and Mack Liederman 

May 6, 2016

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Kill or be killed. It is a game of strategy, survival and water guns. The notorious senior tradition of the “Assassin” game will continue this year, beginning on May 16. One WHS senior, who has asked to remain anonymous, i...

Girls basketball downs Dayton

February 28, 2014

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By Sophia Shiffman​The girls basketball team defeated Dayton in the UCIAC quarter-finals last Friday; allowing only 5 points in the first half; the Blue Devils won the game 57–31. Said Assistant Coach Elizabe...

Boys basketball falls

January 16, 2014

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by Danny Kuhn​Coming off a solid performance at Union Catholic just a few days earlier, the Westfield boys basketball team fell short against Cranford on Sunday, struggling on both ends of the court, resulting in a 61&ndash...

Boys bball defeats GL

January 13, 2013

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by Christina JonesThe Westfield Blue Devils held off the Governor Livingston Highlanders 32–29 Jan. 3 in the first annual Holiday Hoops for Troops Classic held at Roselle Catholic. ​ Westfield led throughout...

Girls soccer defeats Summit in semifinals

November 9, 2012

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by Lauren Koenigsberg and Laura Streaman​Through perseverance and determination, Westfield’s Lady Blue Devils defeated Summit 3–2 at ALJ in the semifinal round on Oct. 27 in overtime. WHS controlled possessi...

Girls basketball competes in holiday tournament

January 13, 2012

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by Emily Miller The WHS girls basketball team competed in the Len Sepanak Holiday Tournament in Basking Ridge Dec. 27-30, placing seventh overall. ​Westfield started strong in its first game against Union with a th...

Thanksgiving football upset 

November 30, 2011

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by Tom MalleyDespite their best efforts, the Blue Devils football season came to an end when they lost their annual Thanksgiving Day game against Plainfield, 22-21. ​The Blue Devils came out hot, stringing together a...

Football falls to Bayonne

November 21, 2011

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by Hannah St. LiferOffensive lapses and a slippery fumble ultimately doomed the Westfield Blue Devils on Saturday, as they lost to the Bayonne Bees in the state playoffs at Kehler Stadium 13-7. ​The first quarter wa...