Brearley grapplers will be going for a record 8th straight UCT championship Saturday at Union

Returning champions include Brearley's DeMarco, GL's Mele, Summit's Abbott, GL's Hoyt, Brearley's John Balboni, Brearley's Joe Balboni and Scotch Plains heavyweight Tufaro

UNION – Will Brearley make it a record eight in a row? Or will Roselle Park capture its first county crown in a decade? Those questions and more will be answered Saturday when the 38th annual wrestling Union County Tournament takes place at Union High School’s Louis J. Rettino Gymnasium, beginning at 9 a.m. The […]

Union Catholic boys’ basketball, sparked by Hillside resident Lynn’s game-high 32 points, battle state-ranked Linden to the very end

Was battle of 9-1 Union County squads at Inaugural Investors Games at Kean

UNION – Damon Lynn can shoot the 3, no new development there. However, Lynn and his Union Catholic teammates proved Sunday that they have the ability to seriously compete against the upper echelon teams in the state. That is news for a Union Catholic squad that Linden had its hands full with. Although the Vikings […]

McCoy nets her 1,000th career point in lifting Cranford girls’ basketball past division foe Scotch Plains

Standout senior guard made her first 4 shots to reach milestone by end of first quarter

SCOTCH PLAINS – In a circumstance where many players struggle to reach an individual goal, Cranford senior guard Jessica McCoy couldn’t miss. McCoy was a perfect 4-for-4 Friday night when going for the 10 points she needed to reach 1,000 for her career. McCoy’s game-high 21 points put her career total at 1,011 and it […]

Dayton girls’ basketball holds another opponent to under 30 points

Athan's 13 lift Bulldogs to 39-29 home win over Colonia

SPRINGFIELD – Playing an out-of-county opponent less than 24 hours after beating a division rival is one of the many challenges a basketball team faces during a long winter season. That was the case for a young Dayton squad Saturday afternoon as they took on a Group 3 school, Colonia, which entered the Dayton gym […]

RC girls’ basketball posts convincing division home win over Cranford in battle of unbeatens

Junior frontcourt standout Pozsonyi nets game-high 17 points, Oliver adds 14 and 13 rebounds

ROSELLE – Seeking to immediately create havoc and really put the ‘press’ure on visiting Cranford, host Roselle Catholic went to a full court press after the opening tip. With hands up and bodies closely guarded, RC put the pressure on, with four of its players – seniors Niavanni Grant and Renee Oliver, junior Tori Pozsonyi […]

Cranford girls’ basketball has done well playing Roselle Catholic at RC

Undefeated Watchung Division teams meet Friday night at RC's gym

The Cranford girls’ basketball team definitely has Roselle Catholic’s number when playing the Lions in regular season games at RC. Cranford has won at least its last four regular season games against Roselle Catholic at Roselle Catholic, including wins in the 2009-2010, 2008-2009, 2007-2008 and 2006-2007 seasons. The teams will meet tonight for the first […]

Union girls’ basketball comes back to stun 6-1 GL squad in Watchung Division play

Farmers sparked by outstanding play of returning seniors Akridge, Berry, King, Monema

When the Union girls’ basketball team concentrates and plays to the very best of its ability, there’s no team on its schedule that it can’t compete with. That was the case Wednesday when division newcomer Governor Livingston came to Union’s Louis J. Rettino Gymnasium, owners of a six-game winning streak and overall record of 6-1. The Farmers, […]

Brown, Moore lift Linden boys’ basketball to Huskies Tournament title

Tigers begin January with perfect 7-0 mark, including comeback victories over Elizabeth, Don Bosco Prep, Union and Columbia

The Linden boys’ basketball team captured the Huskies Tournament at Matawan by defeating Academy Charter 81-12 Dec. 26, Manalapan 69-49 Dec. 27 and Columbia 57-47 Dec. 29. Senior guard Cairo Brown earned All-Tournament honors, while junior center Quadri Moore was named MVP. The Tigers begin January with a 7-0 record that includes comeback wins over […]

Coaches earn milestone wins one day apart; For Linden’s Colicchio his 300th and for Johnson’s Nudo his 100th

Boys' basketball, ice hockey mentors successful at what they do

Two of the most successful Union County coaches in their sports gained milestone victories last month – one day apart. On Dec. 17, Johnson ice hockey coach Michael Nudo earned his 100th win when his Crusaders defeated Dayton 11-1 in a Union County Ice Hockey League contest at Warinanco Ice Rink in Roselle. On Dec. […]

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