Revised Union County Conference girls’ basketball alignment for 2016-2017 season

Here is the revised Union County Conference girls’ basketball alignment for the 2016-2017 season: WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): Patrick School Roselle Catholic Westfield New Providence Cranford Union MOUNTAIN DIVISION (6 schools): Gov Livingston Johnson Summit Rahway Scotch Plains Plainfield VALLEY DIVISION (7 schools): Dayton Oak Knoll St. Mary’s, Elizabeth Elizabeth Linden Union Catholic Hillside SKY […]

Union County Conference boys’ basketball, girls’ basketball standings here as of Dec. 31 – Happy New Year!

Here are the Union County Conference boys’ basketball and girls’ basketball standings as of Saturday, Dec. 31: UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BOYS’ BASKETBALL STANDINGS AS OF SATURDAY, DEC. 31: WATCHUNG DIVISION (5 schools) Linden (0-0) Elizabeth (0-0) Patrick School (0-0) Plainfield (0-0) Roselle Catholic (0-0) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (4 schools) 1-St. Mary’s, Elizabeth (2-0) 2-Union Catholic (0-0) […]

Governor Livingston baseball team winning its first UCT title is the pick here for ‘Sports Story of the Year in Union County for 2016’

My pick for “Sports Story of the Year in Union County for 2016” is the Governor Livingston baseball team winning the Union County Tournament for the first time and how the Highlanders managed to do so. Third-seeded GL – in back-to-back days at Kean University on Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 15 – defeated […]

A look back at the 2016 Union County football season; Roselle won 10 games for the first time

Westfield went 12-0 again and repeated as North 2, Group 5 champions

The 2016 Union County football season will be remembered as the year Westfield – sparked again by the county’s and one of the state’s finest defensive units – went 12-0 once more and repeated as North 2, Group 5 champions, while a high-scoring Roselle squad won 10 games (nine on the field) for the first […]

Union County football playoff schedule, last week’s results, this week’s picks and this week’s Top 10 here

Here is the Union County football playoff schedule for this weekend: Friday, Nov. 18 and Saturday Nov. 19, plus last week’s playoffs and consolations results, this week’s playoff picks and this week’s Union County Top 10: Enjoy. UNION COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL THIS WEEK’S PLAYOFF SCHEDULE: Friday, Nov. 18 (2 games) North 2, Group 5 […]

11 games for 11 Union County playoff football teams, starting on Nov. 11 – the 11s clearly have it! 6 games today, 5 on Saturday, Nov. 12

Cranford seeks a 6th straight season with at least one playoff win; Undefeated second-seeded squads Westfield (8-0) and Roselle (8-0) will remain at home next weekend should they advance

Eleven games for the 11 Union County football schools that qualified for the playoffs, which commence this weekend starting on Friday, Nov. 11. The 11s clearly have it! Here’s a quick look at the six games to be played on Friday, Nov. 11: NORTH 2, GROUP 5: 6-Union at 3-Ridge – Union (4-4) – has […]

Complete Union County football schedule here – playoffs and regional crossovers – for Nov. 10, 11, 12

Here is complete Union County football schedule for next weekend: Thursday, Nov. 10, Friday, Nov. 11 and Saturday Nov. 12. Regional crossover (consolation) games are scheduled for Nov. 10 and 12 and playoff games for Nov. 11 and 12. There are a total of 17 games (11 playoffs and 6 consolations) for the 17 Union […]

Union County football schedule, picks, JR’s Top 10 right here; This is the final weekend before the playoffs

UNION COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL THIS WEEK’S SCHEDULE: Thursday, Nov. 3 (1 game) Bridgewater-Raritan at Elizabeth, 7 p.m. BR won 27-21 Friday, Nov. 4 (8 games) Union at Hunterdon Central, 7 p.m. Franklin at Linden, 7 p.m. Summit at Somerville, 7 p.m. North Plainfield at Rahway, 7 p.m. Cranford at Delaware Valley, 7 p.m. Hillside […]

Big FB games Friday, Oct. 28 include Bridgewater-Raritan at Union, Linden hosting Plainfield, North Plainfield at Johnson and New Providence at Brearley; On Saturday, Oct. 29 there is 5-1 Rahway at 6-1 Summit, while Cranford seeks to clinch a 6th consecutive playoff season

Dayton, because of a lack of healthy players, had to forfeit its second straight game

There are nine football games involving Union County teams this weekend, with five on Friday, Oct. 28 and four more on Saturday, Oct. 29. Teams that are off this weekend include Roselle Park (2-5), Roselle (7-0) and Westfield (7-0). This weekend and next weekend are the final regular season weekends before the state playoffs commence […]

Tough decision for Dayton football; Union halted at Ridge; Linden, Rahway, Summit, Cranford earn big victories

All 17 Union County squads were scheduled to play on the same weekend -this past Friday and Saturday – for the final time in 2016. Here’s what happened: On Friday night, Cranford continued to roll, Summit bounced back, Linden produced a much-needed victory and New Providence snapped a rare eight-game losing streak. Union fell on […]