Linden boys’ basketball thwarted by shot before buzzer in Saturday night’s county championship game

Tigers sparked by 19-point performance from senior Terrell Bagley

UNION – The Patrick School waited and waited. They had the ball for the final 1:13, passing it around, making sure not to lose possession, calling their final timeouts. With just 4.4 seconds left and no timeouts remaining, senior Jason Boswell – from behind the line just inside half court – took the ball out, […]

4 Union County Tournament championship basketball games set to be played at Kean this weekend

The boys' are Saturday and the girls' Sunday

UNION COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES THIS WEEKEND AT KEAN UNIVERSITY’S HARWOOD ARENA IN UNION   77TH ANNUAL FRANK J. CICARELL BOYS’ BASKETBALL SATURDAY, FEB. 23 JV: 6-The Patrick School vs. 1-Roselle Catholic, 4 p.m. Varsity: 4-Linden (17-6) vs. 3-The Patrick School (21-3), 6 p.m.   38TH ANNUAL FRANK J. CICARELL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL SUNDAY, FEB. 24 JV: […]

Roselle Catholic girls’ basketball wins 20 games for 5th consecutive season

Lions will next take on Non-Public, South B field as the top seed

The Roselle Catholic girls’ basketball team, with its Union County Conference-Watchung Division 50-38 home win over Summit Thursday night, clinched a fifth consecutive 20-victory season. Junior forward Tori Pozsonyi poured in a team-high 15 points, while senior forward Renee Oliver added 11 points and a team-high 10 rebounds for another double-double. Roselle Catholic improved to […]

Linden holds off Union to advance to boys’ basketball UCT championship game

Tigers, seeking first crown since 2007, will take on Patrick School in Saturday's 6 p.m. final at Kean

UNION – There were two plays that defined Wednesday night’s Final Four contests, with both taking place in the fourth quarter of games that were – literally – up for grabs. In the opener between the third-seeded Patrick School and second-seeded Elizabeth, it was a pass by Celtic senior DeAndre Bembry that was too quick […]

Union produces one of biggest UCT boys’ basketball upsets; Lofton-Harris shot right before final buzzer the difference

Eighth-seeded Union comes back to stun top-seeded Roselle Catholic 64-63 in one of Saturday's quarterfinals at Johnson

CLARK – In what has to be considered one of the biggest upsets in Union County Tournament history, it was uniform No. 1 performer for Union that knocked out the No. 1 seed, making the game-winning basket with one second left to lift the Farmers to an absolutely stunning one-point victory. And that star player […]

Upsets highlight Monday night’s UCT girls’ basketball first round play; Hillside knocks off Union

Oak Knoll will attempt to oust top-seeded Roselle Catholic in Thursday's quarterfinals

There are always surprises when you get to the first round of the girls’ basketball Union County Tournament. Monday night was no exception. Again, this will be another year when all top eight seeds do not advance to the quarterfinals, which will be Thursday night at Rahway and Roselle Catholic. Right off the dribble, the […]

Sunday basketball scores here, in addition to next round UCT matchups

Both Roselle Catholic squads win non-county tournament contests

Here are Union County Tournament and regular season boys’ and girls’ basketball scores from Sunday, Feb. 10 and Monday’s first round girls’ matchups and Wednesday’s continued first round boys’ schedule. Below that are boys’ and girls’ Union County Conference standings and below that a list of the boys’ and girls’ teams that qualified for the states, […]

List of Union County wrestling, boys’ basketball and girls’ basketball teams that made states here

UNION COUNTY WRESTLING TEAMS IN STATES (4 schools) Sections begin Monday, Feb. 11 North 2, Group 2: 3-Cranford, 4-Gov. Livingston. North 2, Group 4: 6-Westfield. Central Jersey, Group 1: 2-Roselle Park.     UNION COUNTY BASKETBALL TEAMS IN STATES Sections begin Monday, Feb. 25 BOYS’ (19 schools) North 2, Group 1: 1-Dayton, 13-New Providence. North […]

Blizzard conditions alter basketball Union County Tournaments; Boys’ begins Saturday, girls’ Sunday

WEATHER CHANGES IN BOYS’ BASKETBALL UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENT   UCT VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL PRELIMINARY ROUND & FIRST ROUND at Johnson HS/Clark SUNDAY, FEB. 10th 1:30—Roselle Park vs. Johnson 3:00—Rahway vs. Scotch Plains UCT VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL FIRST ROUND SUNDAY, FEB. 10th at Rahway HS 11:30—Oratory vs. Plainfield 1:00—St. Mary’s vs. Summit 2:30—GL vs. Union 4:00—Hillside […]

Roselle Catholic girls’ basketball seeks to become 4th straight top seed to win UCT; Cranford is 2nd seed

Defending champion GL is the 3rd seed and New Providence 4th

The top seed has been very successful the last three seasons, all of them going on to win the championship with the added pressure of being expected to do so. So will top-seeded Roselle Catholic – also the last team to knock off a top seed – make it four straight? Those questions and many […]