Union County softball hits the bases running this week

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Another Union County softball season is upon us, with the first scheduled scrimmages taking place this week, starting Thursday, March 21. Cranford High School, sparked by two of the best seniors in the state in Sophia DeMarco and Maddy DeLong, has its first four scrimmages set to be played at its […]

The winningest Union County baseball coaches leave their mark

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Two of the five winningest baseball coaches in Union County history are still very active. As the high school baseball season began Monday, March 11, with pitchers and catchers reporting, it is still 1987 Roselle Park High School graduate Dennis McCaffery at the helm of the Cranford High School Cougars and […]

Cranford’s Chapman gives it his all, finishing second in the state at 165 pounds

Cranford’s Chapman gives it his all, finishing second in the state at 165 pounds

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — Although he was down 8-2 just moments into the third and final period Jordan Chapman was still in position to make his best move of the season. Chapman had a good, strong hold of Delbarton School junior Alessio Perentin and then the strength to take him down rather quickly. However, before […]

High school baseball to begin in just three short weeks

High school baseball to begin in just three short weeks

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The sound of play ball across the state of New Jersey is now less than three weeks away. The beginning of official practice is just a few days away. Pitchers and catchers report on Monday, March 11, with the rest of the team members scheduled to join them on Thursday, March […]

Elizabeth boys basketball wins North 2, Group 4

ELIZABETH, NJ — Since Phil Colicchio took over as head coach of the Elizabeth High School – Frank J. Cicarell Academy boys basketball team six years ago, he has guided the Minutemen to the North 2, Group 4 final four out of a possible five times. All four sectional state championship games were decided by […]

Hargrove turns slow start this season into trip to wrestle in Atlantic City

Hargrove turns slow start this season into trip to wrestle in Atlantic City

UNION, NJ — Two years ago, Gabriel Hargrove came out for wrestling for the first time. He only wrestled eight matches at 132 pounds. He won just once, by fall in 22 seconds. Hargrove stayed with it and improved his sophomore year, going 20-8, including 19-7 at 138 pounds and 1-1 at 144 pounds. At […]

Cranford’s Michel Daly wins the 106-pound finals at the Region 4 Tournament

Cranford’s Michel Daly wins the 106-pound finals at the Region 4 Tournament

UNION, NJ — The keys to success, according to Cranford High School sophomore Michael Daly: “working on offense a lot, keep working hard and conditioning.” All three were in play Friday, Feb. 23, and Saturday, Feb. 24, and assisted Daly in coming out on top in all three of his matches at Region 4 at […]