Hillside girls’ basketball now a member of the elite teams in Union County

Comets take on defending champion GL Thursday night at Roselle Catholic seeking to advance to semifinals

Hillside almost crashed the party last year. This time there was no almost. The Comets are here and part of the final eight teams alive and in contention for this season’s county championship. For those Union County fans – and you know who you are – who argued that Hillside was no good, well, you’re […]

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 […]

Roselle Catholic boys’ basketball, seeking its initial UCT title, is the top seed for the first time

Lions reached the final last year for the first time since 1963

For the first time since – well – who knows, Roselle Catholic finds itself as the hunted team. For a change, the Lions have a target on their backs. And this all still comes before Roselle Catholic has won its first county championship. Roselle Catholic finds itself in the unfamiliar territory of being the top […]

Girls’ basketball UCT top 4 seeds should go to Roselle Catholic, Governor Livingston, Cranford and New Providence

Field to be constructed Wednesday morning at RC

All the results are in. Now it’s time to construct the 38th annual Frank J. Cicarell girls’ basketball Union County Tournament. The field gets seeded Wednesday morning at Roselle Catholic, one day after 22 of the 23 teams in the Union County Conference played their final games before the seeding. On the committee are Watchung […]

Who should be the No. 1 seed when the girls’ basketball Union County Tournament is constructed Wednesday?

Top teams include Roselle Catholic, defending champion GL, Cranford, New Providence, Union, Linden

Wow! What a Union County Tournament seeding meeting it should be on Wednesday! Here we go: First Cranford swept Governor Livingston in Watchung Division play and then Roselle Catholic swept Cranford. Then GL swept Roselle Catholic. Meanwhile, Union ended up splitting Watchung Division games with GL and Cranford, while Linden swept Union in Watchung play. […]

Linden bowlers DeKowski, the boys’, and Reid, the girls’, win UCT individual crowns, while Johnson rolls to team title

Crusaders capture 3rd straight championship after Reid repeats as girls' champ

While Linden bowlers rolled their way to the individual championships at this week’s Union County Tournament competition at their hometown Jersey Lanes, it was the Johnson Crusaders who overcame Linden to capture the team title for the third straight year. One day after Linden junior Andrew Dekowski captured the boys’ competition and Linden senior Briana […]