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. […]

Johnson ice hockey to honor Sgt. Michael Brattole in Dec. 26 ceremony at Warinanco

Fought for his life after a grenade tore through his chest while he was leading a patrol in Afghanistan

Arthur L. Johnson Ice Hockey Join with us to honor our schoolmate!   The phone call that came around 10 p.m. on a late November 2010 Friday at the Brattole home in Clark delivered devastating news: 22-year-old Marine Sgt. Michael Brattole was fighting for his life after a grenade tore through his chest while he […]

Undefeated Union County basketball teams after the first week of play

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE UNDEFEATED BASKETBALL TEAMS – WITH OVERALL RECORDS – THROUGH DEC. 20:   BOYS’ From the Watchung Division Roselle Catholic (4-0) Linden (4-0) From the Mountain Division Union Catholic (3-0) Westfield (2-0) From the Valley Division Dayton (3-0) Summit (3-0)   GIRLS’ From the Watchung Division Cranford (3-0) Roselle Catholic (3-0) From the […]

Oak Knoll girls’ basketball halted by New Providence in battle of unbeatens

Cornell-bound Moran nets game-high 25 points for visiting Royals, with their record moving to 2-1

NEW PROVIDENCE – Cassandra Squeri realized the importance of her team tightening up defensively. That’s what it was going to take in the fourth quarter if the host Pioneers were going to get past visiting Oak Knoll, led by Cornell-bound senior Kerri Moran, who already poured in 20 points in the game’s first 24 minutes. […]

Union County Conference All-Conference girls’ tennis players selected; Dayton is Valley Division champ

Roselle Park's Casso and Hunter are First Team second doubles for Mountain Division

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE ALL-CONFERENCE GIRLS’ TENNIS FOR 2012   WATCHUNG DIVISION: Team champion: Westfield. FIRST TEAM First singles: Lexi Borr, Westfield Second singles: Lauren Oberlander, Kent Place Third singles: Rebecca Sisto, Westfield First doubles: Elizabeth Cusick and Julia Criscuolo, Westfield Second doubles: Marian Kovalenko and Connie Wu, Westfield SECOND TEAM First singles: Mimi MacCowatt, Kent […]

Brown buzzer beater beats Bosco; Lifts Linden boys’ basketball to come-from-behind 61-60 Showcase win

Tigers start season 2-0 with two close victories

WEST ORANGE – Just two games into the season Linden has proven that it has much more to offer than just Quadri. The Tigers may have found a second go-to player in first-year starter Cairo Brown.The 5-10 senior guard, who transferred in last year from a New York high school, pulled up and drained a […]

Cranford girls’ basketball comes back to edge GL 37-36 in season-opener for both; Standout senior McCoy nets winning hoop

Highlander senior George leads all scorers with stellar 20-point effort and also grabs 9 rebounds

BERKELEY HEIGHTS – Cranford standout senior Jess McCoy didn’t make her first field goal until there was just 3:50 to go in the third quarter. Her seventh shot from the floor gave the visiting Cougars their fourth lead. Cranford, as a team, missed its first nine shots of the fourth quarter. However, after player-of-the-game Mallory […]

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