Opening Day baseball gets into full swing in Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Opening Day high school baseball in Union County on Monday, April 1, featured some lopsided scores, several high-scoring games and a few, good-old, one-run competitions. Union County’s two-best teams, Cranford and Governor Livingston high schools, scored 12 and 10 runs, respectively, while Westfield and Roselle Park high schools produced one-run victories. […]

Baseball and softball realign in Union County for start of season

Baseball and softball realign in Union County for start of season

UNION COUNTY — If you do well you move up. If you struggle, you move down in order to level the playing field. Sort of. The Union County Conferences for both baseball and softball were realigned for the soon-to-start 2024 seasons. Opening Day for both sports is Monday, April 1. As for baseball, Summit High […]

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 […]