Coaches earn milestone wins one day apart; For Linden’s Colicchio his 300th and for Johnson’s Nudo his 100th

Boys' basketball, ice hockey mentors successful at what they do

Two of the most successful Union County coaches in their sports gained milestone victories last month – one day apart. On Dec. 17, Johnson ice hockey coach Michael Nudo earned his 100th win when his Crusaders defeated Dayton 11-1 in a Union County Ice Hockey League contest at Warinanco Ice Rink in Roselle. On Dec. […]

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 […]

Union County Conference All-Conference girls’ tennis players selected; Dayton is Valley Division champ

Roselle Park's Casso and Hunter are First Team second doubles for Mountain Division

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE ALL-CONFERENCE GIRLS’ TENNIS FOR 2012   WATCHUNG DIVISION: Team champion: Westfield. FIRST TEAM First singles: Lexi Borr, Westfield Second singles: Lauren Oberlander, Kent Place Third singles: Rebecca Sisto, Westfield First doubles: Elizabeth Cusick and Julia Criscuolo, Westfield Second doubles: Marian Kovalenko and Connie Wu, Westfield SECOND TEAM First singles: Mimi MacCowatt, Kent […]

Brown buzzer beater beats Bosco; Lifts Linden boys’ basketball to come-from-behind 61-60 Showcase win

Tigers start season 2-0 with two close victories

WEST ORANGE – Just two games into the season Linden has proven that it has much more to offer than just Quadri. The Tigers may have found a second go-to player in first-year starter Cairo Brown.The 5-10 senior guard, who transferred in last year from a New York high school, pulled up and drained a […]

Linden football’s improbable run to a state title game halted; Tigers have much to be proud of

Young squad improved greatly over final month

WASHINGTON – Linden’s improbable run to the program’s third state championship game and first in 27 years came to a sudden end Friday night. After a scoreless first half that included five punts – two by the Tigers and three by the Blue Streaks – it was host Warren Hills that got on the board […]

Linden football comes back to beat Union for 3rd straight win; Tigers now preparing for next playoff foe, Warren Hills

Union drops second straight to finish season 5-4

UNION – Over at Cooke Memorial Field Thursday morning, Linden came back to win its third straight game and hand host Union its first home loss, pulling off a 31-27 Thanksgiving Day triumph. After trailing 7-0, 14-7 and 14-13 in the first half, Linden outscored Union18-13 in the second half to improve to 4-6. Union lost its […]

Lifted by lightning running of Dolbrice and Hill, Linden football comes back to beat Barringer in N2, G4 quarterfinal

Dolbrice leads all running backs with 143 yards and 3 touchdowns; Tigers will play at sixth-seeded Warren Hills in the semifinals

NEWARK – Linden running backs Juwan Dolbrice and Stefan Hill were confident the holes would be there to run through. “We just had to stay focused,” Dolbrice said. “The offensive line worked hard all week and came through when the game was on the line.” Linden entered the second half against Barringer down by two […]

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 […]

The mess Hurricane Sandy brought continues to hamper everything we do; High school football in Union County will attempt to continue this weekend

Final games before playoffs and possible consolations are rescheduled for Friday and Saturday

For those who already got their power back – God Bless! I am both thankful for you and very envious. As of Wednesday, Nov. 7, mine is not back and JCP&L has no clue when it will be back. As far as Union County football is concerned, everyone had a bye week last weekend. Because […]

UCT girls’ volleyball continues with Tuesday’s semifinals at Johnson

It will be Union Catholic vs. Roselle Catholic and then Kent Place vs. Westfield

UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENT GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL SEMIFINALS TUESDAY, OCT. 23 AT JOHNSON HIGH SCHOOL 3-Union Catholic vs. 2-Roselle Catholic, 5:30 p.m. 4-Kent Place vs. 1-Westfield, 7 p.m. FINALS FRIDAY, OCT. 26 AT KEAN UNIVERSITY’S HARWOOD ARENA JV: 6 p.m. Varsity: 7:30 p.m.   JUNIOR VARSITY SEMIFINALS WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24 At TBA 7-Elizabeth vs. 3-Union Catholic 5-Roselle […]