Dennis McCarthy was a dear friend and will be truly missed; High school football talent evaluator passes away at age 74

The last time I heard Dennis McCarthy’s voice was on a phone message he left me in January. “JR, hi, it’s Dennis. I just got all the information you sent me, thank you very much. “All is well here, no need to call me back. Tell your father I said hello and we’ll talk again […]

UHS MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Quincy Bryant, baseball shortstop Quincy is a great student and athlete, and an an AP and honors student at UHS. He is the model senior that any coach would want in his program. He works extremely hard, puts the program first and is willing to do whatever coaches ask him to win games. He has […]

UNION FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Sydney Santiago, UHS softball shortstop “Sydney is a four-year varsity starter and captain who has helped her team out in any way she could. Being a part of Union softball since she was 10 years old, she is an extremely hardworking young lady and a passionate player. Sydney is a leader both on and off […]

Union County baseball, softball state tournament schedule following May 24 results

Here is the schedule for Union County baseball and softball teams still alive in state tournament play following Wednesday, May 24 results: UNION COUNTY BASEBALL REMAINING NORTH 2, GROUP 4 Thursday, May 25 Quarterfinals 9-Scotch Plains at 1-Millburn 6-Westfield at 3-Bayonne 10-Elizabeth at 2-Woodbridge NORTH 2, GROUP 3 Thursday, May 25 Quarterfinal 11-Ferris at 3-Cranford […]

Union County baseball and softball teams still alive in state tournaments listed here

UNION COUNTY BASEBALL REMAINING   NORTH 2, GROUP 4 9-Scotch Plains at 1-Millburn 6-Westfield at 3-Bayonne 10-Elizabeth at 2-Woodbridge   NORTH 2, GROUP 3 8-Summit at 1-Chatham 11-Ferris at 3-Cranford   NORTH 2, GROUP 1 16-Somerset Tech at 1-Dayton 7-Glen Ridge at 2-Roselle Park   CENTRAL JERSEY, GROUP 2 9-Raritan at 1-Gov. Livingston   NON-PUBLIC, […]

Union County softball state tournament schedule for Tuesday, May 23 here

UNION COUNTY SOFTBALL IN STATES TODAY – TUESDAY, MAY 23 QUARTERFINALS   NORTH 2, GROUP 4: 5-J.P. Stevens at 4-Westfield, 4 p.m. 11-Scotch Plains at 3-Watchung Hills, 4 p.m. NORTH 2, GROUP 3: 5-Summit at 4-Chatham, 4 p.m. 7-Cranford at 2-Gov. Livingston, 4 p.m. NORTH 2, GROUP 1: 6-Dayton at 3-Hoboken, 4 p.m. 15-North Arlington […]

Union County public school baseball state tournament schedule for Tuesday, May 23 here

UNION COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL BASEBALL IN STATES TODAY – TUESDAY, MAY 23 FIRST ROUND NORTH 2, GROUP 4: 9-Scotch Plains at 8-Union, 4 p.m. 11-Piscataway at 6-Westfield, 4 p.m. NORTH 2, GROUP 3: 9-Hopewell Valley at 8-Summit, 4 p.m. 14-Iselin Kennedy at 3-Cranford, 4 p.m. 11-Ferris at 6-Rahway, 4 p.m. NORTH 2, GROUP 1: 16-Somerset […]

Cranford baseball has impressive record this time of year; Cougars 54-15 (.783) in states since 1999

Hosts Iselin Kennedy in May 23 first round N2, G3 contest at Memorial Field

  For Cranford baseball, there’s no time quite like the final days of May. This is the time of year where the Cougars simply find ways to win games. Over and over. Year in and year out. Since Dennis McCaffery took over as head coach in 1999, Cranford has produced an impressive 54-15 (.783) record […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball division and overall records here as of Monday, May 22

Baseball champions: Watchung-Gov. Livingston, Mountain-Summit, Valley-Roselle Park, Sky-Plainfield; Softball champs: Watchung-Gov. Livingston, Mountain-Roselle Park, Valley-Summit, Sky-Kent Place

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, MAY 22   WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Gov. Livingston (8-2) – champions 2-Westfield (6-3) 3-Scotch Plains (5-4) 4-Cranford (5-5) 5-Elizabeth (3-7) 6-Union (2-8)   MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools): 1-Summit (6-2) – champions 2-Union Catholic (5-3) Johnson (5-3) 4-New Providence (4-4) 5-Linden (0-8)   VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): […]