UCT boys’ volleyball debuts today – Friday, May 5 – at Johnson; 6 teams involved, with matches taking place in both gymnasiums

Here are the seeds: 1-Union. 2-Elizabeth. 3-Summit. 4-Plainfield. 5-Linden. 6-Roselle Catholic.

The first boys’ volleyball Union County Tournament will be contested today – Friday, May 5 – at Johnson High School in Clark. Here is the schedule for the one-day event: INAUGURAL UCT BOYS’ VOLLEYBALL Friday, May 5 At Johnson High School in Clark SEEDS: 1-Union. 2-Elizabeth. 3-Summit. 4-Plainfield. 5-Linden. 6-Roselle Catholic. SCHEDULE: FIRST TWO MATCHES: 5-Linden […]

Top 4 seeds advance to softball UCT semifinals; Scheduled for May 6 at Linden’s Flanagan Fields

All four home teams were victorious Wednesday, May 3 when the 42nd annual softball Union County Tournament continued with its quarterfinal round. Top-seeded Governor Livingston edged eighth-seeded Summit 2-1. Fifth-seeded Cranford trimmed 13th-seeded Scotch Plains 11-1 at Adams Avenue Field. Second-seeded Westfield turned back 10th-seeded Elizabeth 8-2. Third-seeded and defending champion Johnson blanked sixth-seeded Dayton […]

Cranford baseball, sparked by Bakie and Genova, advance to UCT semifinals for 5th straight season; Big upset in one of the quarterfinals

Final Four is May 6 at Cranford's Memorial Field for the first time

CRANFORD – Ryan Bakie does it all for the Cranford baseball team. On Wednesday he delivered the game-winning hit with a bases-clearing double in the second inning that gave the Cougars the lead for good. In the top of the fourth he threw out an Elizabeth runner at second base who attempted to stretch a […]

Union County Tournament baseball, softball May 3 quarterfinal schedules here; With records including May 2 results

UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENT BASEBALL QUARTERFINALS WEDNESDAY, MAY 3, 4 p.m. TOP SIDE OF THE BRACKET: 9-Johnson (7-7) at 1-Governor Livingston (15-0) 12-Rahway (8-5) at 4-Westfield (8-7) BOTTOM SIDE OF THE BRACKET: 7-Elizabeth (8-7) at 2-Cranford (7-5) 6-Union (8-6) at 3-Scotch Plains (8-7)   UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENT SOFTBALL QUARTERFINALS WEDNESDAY, MAY 3, 4 p.m. TOP SIDE OF […]

UCT baseball continues with May 3 quarterfinals at higher seeds; Top 4 seeds – GL, Cranford, Scotch Plains, Westfield – play host; All 8 quarterfinalists also scheduled to play May 2

Semifinals are scheduled to be played at Cranford's Memorial Field (new field turf) for the first time on May 6

All eight baseball teams that advanced to Wednesday’s Union County Tournament quarterfinals are scheduled to play today – Tuesday, May 2 – so pitching strategy becomes even more essential. Perhaps the biggest question for all eight quarterfinalists is which hurler(s) to send to the mound Wednesday? Which one(s) will be the most rested and have […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball standings and overall records here as of May 1

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, MAY 1 WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Gov. Livingston (5-0) 2-Westfield (4-2) 3-Scotch Plains (3-3) 4-Cranford (3-4) 5-Elizabeth (2-4) 6-Union (1-5) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools): 1-New Providence (2-1) 2-Summit (4-2) 3-Johnson (3-2) 4-Union Catholic (2-2) 5-Linden (0-4) VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Roselle Park (4-0) 2-Dayton (4-1) 3-Rahway (3-2) […]

Union County Tournament baseball, softball results and updated first round schedule here

UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENT BASEBALL   PRELIMINARY ROUND Thursday, April 27 Linden 10, Hillside 0 – at Linden Friday, April 28 Plainfield 14, Roselle Catholic 4 – at Plainfield   FIRST ROUND Saturday, April 29 Rahway 8, Summit 7 – at Summit Cranford 12, Linden 0 – at Cranford Elizabeth 9, New Providence 0 – at […]

Union County Tournament baseball prelim, first round schedule here, including starting times; First prelim game April 27; second April 28; Eight first round games April 29

Here is the preliminary round and first round schedule for the 64th annual baseball Union County Tournament:   PRELIMINARY ROUND: Thursday, April 27 18-Hillside at 15-Linden, 4 p.m. – Memorial Field Friday, April 28 17-Roselle Catholic at 16-Plainfield, 4 p.m. – Joe Black Field   FIRST ROUND: Saturday, April 29 TOP SIDE OF THE BRACKET: 17-RC/16-Plainfield […]

Governor Livingston, with record of 10-2, selected as top seed for 42nd annual softball UCT; Highlanders last won crown in 2015

Defending champion Johnson is the No. 3 seed

Governor Livingston, which has appeared in the last seven championship games, was selected as the top seed for the 42nd annual softball Union County Tournament. Seeded Monday night in Clark, GL earned the No. 1 seed based on a 10-2 record that includes Union County Conference-Watchung Division wins over defending UCT champion Johnson (7-3) and […]

Union County well represented in North-South All-Star Football Game; 39th annual event set for June 26 at Kean

  Players from eight Union County high schools are part of the North roster for this year’s 39th annual Phil Simms North-South All-Star Football Game, scheduled to be played Monday, June 26 at 7 p.m. at Kean University’s Alumni Stadium in Union. Arguably the top defensive player in Union County last year was Westfield lineman […]