10 Union County football teams have qualified for the playoffs

This weekend's schedule could be in jeopardy because of Hurricane Sandy

Still with a weekend to go before the secitonal quarterfinals begin, 10 Union County football teams have qualified for the NJSIAA playoffs.The other seven Union County schools have already been eliminated. Because of Hurricane Sandy, this weekend’s schedule of games to be played on Friday, Nov. 2 and Saturday, Nov. 3 could be in a […]

Summit junior varsity boys’ soccer captures Union County Tournament championship

Hilltoppers boot Union 3-0 in Tuesday night's final at Johnson

The Summit junior varsity boys’ soccer team captured the Union County Tournament title Tuesday night at Johnson after blanking Union 3-0. Summit reached the title contest as the second seed and along the way defeated 18th-seeded Roselle Park in the first round, seventh-seeded Plainfield in the quarterfinals, sixth-seeded Gov. Livingston in the semifinals and eighth-seeded […]

Union girls’ soccer hangs tough vs. Scotch Plains in UCT quarterfinals

Goalkeeper Rivero, defender Moneme excel for Farmers

        SCOTCH PLAINS – When you’re going up against a team that you know will be difficult to apply a great deal of offensive pressure on that puts the onus on your defense to be practically perfect. Union’s defense played well against Scotch Plains Saturday afternoon, but allowed the visitors to score […]

Union County Tournament information here; Gymnastics meet is Friday at Westfield

Sunday's 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. boys' soccer semifinals moved to Johnson

UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENTS   VARSITY   BOYS’ SOCCER SEMIFINALS Sunday, Oct. 21 At Johnson 3-Gov. Livingston vs. 2-Westfield, 4 p.m. 4-Elizabeth vs. 1-Scotch Plains, 6 p.m.   GIRLS’ SOCCER QUARTERFINALS Saturday, Oct. 20 TOP SIDE OF THE BRACKET: 5-Oak Knoll at 4-Cranford, 2 p.m. 8-Union at 1-Scotch Plains, 2 p.m. BOTTOM SIDE OF THE BRACKET: […]

UCT boys’ soccer, girls’ soccer, field hockey, girls’ volleyball schedules here

UCT (UPDATED) SCHEDULES UCT (Varsity) BOYS SOCCER SEMIFINALS SUNDAY, OCT. 21 At Kean University (2) Westfield vs. (3) Gov. Livingston, 4:00 (1) Scotch Plains vs. (4) Elizabeth, 6:00 ******************************************** UCT (Varsity) GIRLS SOCCER QUARTERFINALS SATURDAY (Oct. 20) Johnson-Union winner at (1) Scotch Plains (7) New Providence at (2) Westfield (6) Summit at (3) Gov. Livingston […]

Union County Conference baseball divisions altered for 2013 season

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL REALIGNED AGAIN The following is the new Union County Conference alignment for the 2013 baseball season – revised Oct. 7 – that will commence at the end of March:   WATCHUNG DIVISION (7 schools) Governor Livingston Elizabeth Cranford Union Westfield Scotch Plains Linden *Linden moved back in and Union Catholic out. […]

Union County Tournament — Boys Soccer Schedule

Union County Tournament — Boys Soccer Schedule

FIRST ROUND – SATURDAY, OCT. 6 12-Plainfield at 5-Summit 14-Dayton/11-Union winner vs. 19-Roselle/6-Hillside winner at the higher seed 10-Johnson at 7-Cranford 15-Union Catholic/9-Linden vs. 8-Brearley at the higher seed TOP FOUR SEEDS RECEIVE BYE INTO QUARTERFINALS 1-Scotch Plains-Fanwood – defending champion 2-Westfield – 2010 champion 3-Governor Livingston 4-Elizabeth – 2008 champion PRELIMINARY ROUND SATURDAY – […]

Union football step behind a speedy Elizabeth offense

Minutemen score quick for a dominating win

By JR Parachini, Sports Editor ELIZABETH– It wasn’t beauty that killed the beast. It was speed that killed the Farmers. In an early-season division showdown that featured the two best teams inUnionCountyand two of the top-ranked teams in the state, it was the home team Minutemen making the biggest statement. Elizabeth, behind the speedy running […]

Rahway starts strong with convincing opening victory

Visiting Hillside has positives to build on  By JR Parachini, Sports Editor RAHWAY – Justin Becker, as a team captain and returning two-way starter, realized the importance of his football team getting out to a good start. “We worked hard all week to come out here and play well,” Becker said. Rahway was efficient offensively, […]

Union vs. Elizabeth pits the county’s top ranked teams

By JR Parachini,  Sports Editor UNION- Last year they met for the first of two times in Week Six, withUnioncoming off one of its most heartbreaking defeats – a last-play-of-the-game 37-35 setback atWestfield. Elizabethcame toUnionthe next weekend, sky high and with a perfect 5-0 mark. Forty eight minutes of football later and the Minutemen were […]