Top-seeded Dayton baseball bests visiting Ridgefield in N2, G1 semifinals behind standout performance by senior Pavick; Hurls 3-hitter and drives in 3 runs with a bases-clearing opposite field triple

Bulldogs to next host 7th-seeded Glen Ridge in June 2 final at Ruby Field

SPRINGFIELD – Dayton remembered the pain all too well. The loss that ended its 2012 season. The defeat that ended 2014, one game shy of reaching Toms River for the first time. The setback that concluded the 2015 campaign. Dayton simply could not get past Bergen County foe Ridgefield, sporting an 0-3 mark against the […]

Roselle Park softball hosts Brearley May 30, seeking to repeat as N2, G1 champs; Panthers sparked by sophomore RH Maddie Hummel

Bears counter with junior righty Capizzano

Roselle Park has won four sectional titles since 2002 and seeks to repeat in North 2, Group 1 for the first time since 2003. Last year Roselle Park was the seventh seed and won at top-seeded Dayton 4-3 in the final to capture its first sectional championship since winning Central Jersey, Group 1 in 2010. […]

Dennis McCarthy was a dear friend and will be truly missed; High school football talent evaluator passes away at age 74

The last time I heard Dennis McCarthy’s voice was on a phone message he left me in January. “JR, hi, it’s Dennis. I just got all the information you sent me, thank you very much. “All is well here, no need to call me back. Tell your father I said hello and we’ll talk again […]

Union County baseball, softball state tournament schedule following May 24 results

Here is the schedule for Union County baseball and softball teams still alive in state tournament play following Wednesday, May 24 results: UNION COUNTY BASEBALL REMAINING NORTH 2, GROUP 4 Thursday, May 25 Quarterfinals 9-Scotch Plains at 1-Millburn 6-Westfield at 3-Bayonne 10-Elizabeth at 2-Woodbridge NORTH 2, GROUP 3 Thursday, May 25 Quarterfinal 11-Ferris at 3-Cranford […]

Union County baseball and softball teams still alive in state tournaments listed here

UNION COUNTY BASEBALL REMAINING   NORTH 2, GROUP 4 9-Scotch Plains at 1-Millburn 6-Westfield at 3-Bayonne 10-Elizabeth at 2-Woodbridge   NORTH 2, GROUP 3 8-Summit at 1-Chatham 11-Ferris at 3-Cranford   NORTH 2, GROUP 1 16-Somerset Tech at 1-Dayton 7-Glen Ridge at 2-Roselle Park   CENTRAL JERSEY, GROUP 2 9-Raritan at 1-Gov. Livingston   NON-PUBLIC, […]

Union County softball state tournament schedule for Tuesday, May 23 here

UNION COUNTY SOFTBALL IN STATES TODAY – TUESDAY, MAY 23 QUARTERFINALS   NORTH 2, GROUP 4: 5-J.P. Stevens at 4-Westfield, 4 p.m. 11-Scotch Plains at 3-Watchung Hills, 4 p.m. NORTH 2, GROUP 3: 5-Summit at 4-Chatham, 4 p.m. 7-Cranford at 2-Gov. Livingston, 4 p.m. NORTH 2, GROUP 1: 6-Dayton at 3-Hoboken, 4 p.m. 15-North Arlington […]

Union County public school baseball state tournament schedule for Tuesday, May 23 here

UNION COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL BASEBALL IN STATES TODAY – TUESDAY, MAY 23 FIRST ROUND NORTH 2, GROUP 4: 9-Scotch Plains at 8-Union, 4 p.m. 11-Piscataway at 6-Westfield, 4 p.m. NORTH 2, GROUP 3: 9-Hopewell Valley at 8-Summit, 4 p.m. 14-Iselin Kennedy at 3-Cranford, 4 p.m. 11-Ferris at 6-Rahway, 4 p.m. NORTH 2, GROUP 1: 16-Somerset […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball division and overall records here as of Monday, May 22

Baseball champions: Watchung-Gov. Livingston, Mountain-Summit, Valley-Roselle Park, Sky-Plainfield; Softball champs: Watchung-Gov. Livingston, Mountain-Roselle Park, Valley-Summit, Sky-Kent Place

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, MAY 22   WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Gov. Livingston (8-2) – champions 2-Westfield (6-3) 3-Scotch Plains (5-4) 4-Cranford (5-5) 5-Elizabeth (3-7) 6-Union (2-8)   MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools): 1-Summit (6-2) – champions 2-Union Catholic (5-3) Johnson (5-3) 4-New Providence (4-4) 5-Linden (0-8)   VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): […]

Union County softball teams remaining in states – next matchups are May 22, weather permitting

UNION COUNTY SOFTBALL REMAINING IN STATES   ALL MATCHUPS SCHEDULED TO BE PLAYED MONDAY, MAY 22 – WEATHER PERMITTING.   NORTH 2, GROUP 4 (2 teams) Westfield, Scotch Plains 5-J.P. Stevens at 4-Westfield 11-Scotch Plains at 3-Watchung Hills   NORTH 2, GROUP 3 (3) Summit, Cranford, Gov. Livingston 5-Summit at 4-Chatham 7-Cranford at 2-Gov. Livingston […]

Union County baseball teams listed in state tournament here; Games commence May 22, with state finals scheduled for June 10 in Toms River

Cranford has won North 2, Group 3 five times this decade

Union County baseball has 15 of its 21 playing schools in the state tournament, which commences Monday, May 22 with first round action. The sectional quarterfinals are scheduled for Thursday, May 25. The semifinals are Tuesday, May 30 and the finals Friday, June 2. The group semifinals – at neutral sites – are Tuesday, June […]