Union baseball seeks to improve upon last year’s 14-11 upgrade; Farmers have a number of starters back

Senior leaders include 3-year SS Bryant and returning RH pitcher Novoa

There is a certain familiarity to this year’s Union baseball team that could spell continued success for the Farmers. At least Union is hoping so. Returning starters include senior Quincy Bryant at shortstop, junior Jerry Gamone at catcher, senior Jamie Olivo in right field, senior Nestor Conforti at first base, senior Marco Vitale at third […]

Union County Conference softball division alignments for the 2017 season here and also last year’s final standings

Here are the Union County Conference softball division alignments for the 2017 season: UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE SOFTBALL ALIGNMENTS FOR 2017 SEASON:   WATCHUNG DIVISION (5 schools): Johnson – defending champions Gov. Livingston Westfield Elizabeth Cranford   MOUNTAIN DIVISION (6 schools): Roselle Park – defending champions Benedictine Academy Union Scotch Plains Brearley (new) (moved up from […]

Union County Conference baseball alignment for 2017 here; Also 2016 standings and UCC champs 2016-2010

Here are – what I think I figured out – the new division alignments for Union County Conference baseball for 2017:   2017 UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL   WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): Westfield – defending champion Scotch Plains Elizabeth Cranford Gov. Livingston Union   MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools): Johnson – defending champion Union Catholic Linden […]

7 wrestlers from Union County schools earn medals at NJSIAA Tournament; Roselle Park sophomore standout Montgomery – a UCT, D15 and R4 champion – reaches quarterfinals at 113

Of the 20 wrestlers from Union County high schools that qualified for the states out of Region 4 at Union, seven went on to win medals at last weekend’s highly-competitive, season-ending NJSIAA Tournament at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. Although Union County failed to produce a state champion for the sixth straight season and for […]

Special season will continue for Union standout senior wrestler Zuena; One of 20 grapplers from Union County high schools to reach AC

NJSIAA Tournament at Boardwalk Hall scheduled for March 3-5

As special a season as it could be for Nick Zuena will continue this weekend as he will proudly represent the Union High School wrestling program. The talented 152-pound standout senior grappler will be competing in the 84th annual NJSIAA Tournament that commences Friday, continues Saturday and concludes Sunday at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall. Zuena […]

Final Union County Conference boys’ and girls’ basketball standings and overall records heading into states here; Also a breakdown of Union County teams in their opening state tournament matchups

State tournament basketball commences today – Monday, Feb. 27 – in New Jersey. Another long winter season will wrap in two weeks. Union County has 17 boys’ and 17 girls’ basketball teams in the states. Sectional finals will be played next week, with the group finals scheduled for the weekend of March 11, 12. The […]

Patrick School, led by Richards, tops Linden in boys’ basketball UCT final; Union repeats as JV champions

UNION – Nick Richards made an immediate statement by dunking home the game’s first two points just 16 seconds in. Then after being held scoreless in the second quarter and with just six points at intermission and his team ahead by only two, he took matters into his own hands when the second half commenced. […]

Last 4 boys’ and girls’ basketball Union County Tournaments have had the top 4 seeds all advance to semifinals; Boys’ are at Kean Feb. 21 and girls’ at Rahway Feb. 22

We have a little déjà vu going on here in Union County. For the fourth straight year the top four seeds for the boys’ and girls’ basketball Union County Tournaments advanced to the semifinals. Also for the fourth consecutive season the Roselle Catholic girls’ are in the 4-vs.-1 semifinal. The last year the top four […]

Union County Conference boys’, girls’ basketball division and overall records here; Linden and Patrick School share the boys’ Watchung title

Linden and Patrick School share the boys’ basketball Union County Conference-Watchung Division title, both finishing 7-1 in league play and splitting against each other. That means the only UCC division up for grabs still is the Valley, with Rahway leading Scotch Plains 9-1 to 8-2 at the moment, with both teams still having to play […]

Union County Tournament basketball continues with quarterfinals for girls’ Feb. 17 and boys’ Feb. 18

Will anyone seriously challenge the Patrick School girls’? Will the Linden boys’ win the county as the top seed this time? Those questions and more will begin to be answered once the boys’ and girls’ basketball Union County tournaments continue with quarterfinal round play this weekend. The girls’ quarterfinals are Friday (Feb. 17) night at […]

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