Union County Tournament basketball continues with quarterfinals for girls’ Feb. 17 and boys’ Feb. 18

Will anyone seriously challenge the Patrick School girls’? Will the Linden boys’ win the county as the top seed this time? Those questions and more will begin to be answered once the boys’ and girls’ basketball Union County tournaments continue with quarterfinal round play this weekend. The girls’ quarterfinals are Friday (Feb. 17) night at […]

UCT girls’ basketball continues tonight – Feb. 14 – with eight first round games at higher seeds

The 42nd annual girls’ basketball Union County Tournament continues tonight – Tuesday, Feb. 14 – with eight first round games at the higher seeds. Here are the matchups: TOP SIDE OF THE BRACKET: 9-Rahway (12-10) at 8-Johnson (8-11) 16-Scotch Plains (4-16) at 1-Patrick School (20-2) 12-Union Catholic (16-4) at 5-Cranford (8-11) 13-Summit (7-15) at 4-Roselle […]

Cranford wrestlers will battle South Plainfield in Feb. 17, 18 District 14 competition at Woodbridge; North 2, Group 3 champion Cougars reached Group 3 semis and finished with record of 21-1

The North 2, Group 3 champion Cranford wrestling team did not get another shot at South Plainfield Sunday at Pine Belt Arena in Toms River after falling to South Jersey, Group 3 champion Delsea 39-25 in the Group 3 semifinals. Repeat Central Jersey, Group 3 champion South Plainfield, which last year defeated visiting Cranford 35-18 […]

Union County Conference boys’ and girls’ basketball standings and overall records here; Boys’ Watchung and Valley titles and girls’ Mountain crown still up for grabs

Below are the Union County Conference boys’ and girls’ basketball standings as of Monday, Feb. 13 and overall records through games played Saturday, Feb. 11. In the boys’ Union County Conference, the Watchung and Valley division titles have still not been decided. Patrick School clinched at least a tie for the Watchung Division crown with […]

Updated boys’ and girls’ Union County Tournament results, schedules here

Here are updated boys’ and girls’ basketball Union County Tournament results and schedules: BOYS’ BASKETBALL UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENT SEEDS: 1-Linden. 2-Patrick School. 3-Roselle Catholic. 4-St. Mary’s, Elizabeth. 5-Union Catholic. 6-Scotch Plains. 7-Westfield. 8-Union. 9-Johnson. 10-Rahway. 11-Plainfield. 12-Elizabeth. 13-Summit. 14-Roselle. 15-Hillside. 16-Cranford. 17-Gov. Livingston. 18-New Providence. 19-Oratory Prep. 20-Dayton. 21-Koinonia Academy. PRELIMINARY ROUND Friday, Feb. 10 […]

Linden boys’ basketball hosting Newark East Side again on March 7 is what local hoop fans are hoping for; Union County boys’, girls’ basketball teams in states listed here

State tournament basketball will commence Monday, Feb. 27 around the state with 17 boys’ and 17 girls’ squads from Union County qualifying. Top seeds on the boys’ side include defending champion Linden in North 2, Group 4; Rahway in North 2, Group 3 and Patrick School in Non-Public, South B. The only girls’ qualifier to […]

Linden boys’ basketball selected top seed for 81st annual UCT; Tigers seed 2nd title in 3 years

Union seeded 8th and repeat Sky Division champion Johnson 9th

The last time Linden was the top seed for the Union County boys’ basketball tournament the Tigers led Patrick School in the fourth quarter of the championship game. Then the Celtics scored the game’s final nine points en route to a 62-54 victory in the 2014 final at Kean. Linden rebounded to win the UCT […]

Top 4 seeds for 42nd annual girls’ basketball UCT are: 1-Patrick School. 2-New Providence. 3-Westfield 4-Roselle Catholic; Event commences with first prelim games on Feb. 10

Championship game scheduled for Friday, Feb. 24 at Kean; Seeds 5-10: 5-Cranford, 6-Oak Knoll. 7-Union. 8-Johnson. 9-Rahway. 10-GL

To nobody’s surprise, the Patrick School received the top seed for the 42nd annual girls’ basketball Union County Tournament. Patrick School reached the final and won the tournament both for the first time in 2015. The Celtics were the No. 2 seed two years ago. The top two seeds last year were also Patrick School […]

Union’s Al Santorini the guest speaker at the 81st annual Hot Stove awards dinner Feb. 12 in Clark; Former MLB player was the winning pitcher in the 1966 GNT final in Newark, beating Richie Zisk-led Parsippany 2-1

The Union County Baseball Association will induct three new members into the Union County Baseball Hall of Fame at the organization’s 81st annual Hot Stove awards dinner on Sunday, February 12, beginning at 1:00 p.m., at The Gran Centurions in Clark. The three new Hall of Famers are Mark Teutsch of Elizabeth, who pitched for […]

Springfield native and college ice hockey coach Berger selected to represent the U.S. National University Team for the World University Games

Three Adrian College student-athletes from the Bulldogs’ American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) Division I women’s program and Head Coach Brett Berger have been selected to represent the U.S. National University Team for the World University Games. Berger played high school hockey in New Jersey at Jonathan Dayton High School in Springfield, where he became the […]