Roselle Park softball repeats as North 2, Group 1 champions again behind winning pitcher Hummel; Panthers will face Cedar Grove in June 1 Group 1 semifinal at Montclair State; Tuesday, May 30 baseball, softball state tournament scoreboard

Panthers again 1 win away from reaching first group final since 2003

Last year the Roselle Park softball team scored a single run in the top of the seventh to win at top-seeded Dayton 4-3 in the North 2, Group 1 championship game. On Tuesday the Panthers were a bit more dramatic scoring a single run in the bottom of the seventh to defeat seventh-seeded Brearley 4-3 […]

CRANFORD MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Nate Halek, varsity tennis player “Nate Halek is Cranford varsity tennis first singles player. Nate is a four year varsity player who demonstrates leadership on and off the court. Nate’s level head and respect for the game, his opponent, and himself  is something other student athletes could use and learn from for their own success. […]

CRANFORD FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Jeannie Padden, varsity lacrosse player “Jeannie Padden is a senior and captain. Her position is attack. She scored her 100th career goal against Millburn and currently has 108 goals to date.” — Coach Samantha Berk What would you bring to a deserted island? “My phone, beach chair and dog are all I need.” What hobbies […]

Union County baseball, softball teams still in state tournament play through May 27 results

UNION COUNTY BASEBALL STILL ALIVE: NORTH 2, GROUP 3 Semifinals Tuesday, May 30 15-Red Bank Regional at 3-Cranford NORTH 2, GROUP 1 Semifinals Tuesday, May 30 4-Ridgefield at 1-Dayton CENTRAL JERSEY, GROUP 2 Semifinals Tuesday, May 30 5-Bernards at 1-Gov. Livingston NON-PUBLIC, NORTH A Quarterfinals Tuesday, May 30 7-Union Catholic at 2-Pope John   UNION […]

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 […]

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 […]