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. […]

Roselle Park grapplers pin Brearley for 2nd straight season

Panthers improve to 14-1 after winning 7 of 12 bouts

The Roselle Park wrestling team followed up its first Union County Tournament championship in 10 years – finishing ahead of second-place Brearley – by defeating Brearley for the second year in a row. The two Union County powers clashed in Kenilworth Tuesday night, with the Panthers prevailing 39-22. Roselle Park won seven of the 12 […]

Roselle Park grapplers capture first UCT title since 2003

Champions include Hillburn at 145, Matthews at 152 and Parraga at 106

UNION – Brian Matthews came to Roselle Park from South Jersey and immediately rushed for over 1,000 yards to help lead the Panthers to their first state championship football game in 19 years. The talented junior grappler is also off to a pretty good start on the wrestling mat. Matthews conquered the weight class of […]

Brearley girls’ basketball sweeps Rahway in Valley Division play to improve to 7-2

Bears sparked by scoring of Grispart, Zielinski, O'Boyle and key rebounding of Levy, Pace

KENILWORTH – When junior center Christine Grispart is fed the ball inside, there’s practically no stopping the Brearley Bears. However, with basketball being the team sport that it is, teams need more than just one player to step up their games if they are to be successful. A combination of Grispart scoring in the paint […]

Brearley grapplers will be going for a record 8th straight UCT championship Saturday at Union

Returning champions include Brearley's DeMarco, GL's Mele, Summit's Abbott, GL's Hoyt, Brearley's John Balboni, Brearley's Joe Balboni and Scotch Plains heavyweight Tufaro

UNION – Will Brearley make it a record eight in a row? Or will Roselle Park capture its first county crown in a decade? Those questions and more will be answered Saturday when the 38th annual wrestling Union County Tournament takes place at Union High School’s Louis J. Rettino Gymnasium, beginning at 9 a.m. The […]

Upcoming Union County wrestling matches listed here

Union County Tournament is Jan. 19 at Union

UPCOMING UNION COUNTY WRESTLING MATCHES   Jan. 4: Summit at Johnson, 6 p.m. Jan. 4: Cranford at Gov. Livingston, 7 p.m. Jan. 4: Scotch Plains at RosellePark, 7:30 p.m.   Jan. 5: Scotch Plains, Woodbridge at Rahway, 9 a.m.   Jan. 7: Linden at Westfield, 6:30 p.m.   Jan. 9: Rahway at Union, 4 p.m. Jan. […]

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 […]

Playoff matchups finalized for 11 Union County football teams that made it; Games will take place Friday night and Saturday afternoon

Sectional consolation matchups listed below for 6 Union County schools that didn't qualify

Union County football has produced a state champion each of the last three years. Can this be the season that more than one Union County team holds up a trophy? The last time that happened was six years ago in 2006 when Elizabeth and Brearley won titles. Now it’s time to get ready for the […]