Brearley, Dayton, Roselle Park have a combined 7 players ready to make their mark in 25th Snapple Bowl; Game is July 19 at Woodbridge

UNION – When he was given the ball on the night of Sept. 29, 2017 at Roselle Park’s Herm Shaw Field, Brearley senior running back Khalid Bonnet simply could not stopped. If he had, Roselle Park would have moved to 5-0. Instead, the bruising, low-to-the ground runner used his 5-10, 230-pound frame to follow his […]

Heights Baseball School emphasizes good sportsmanship; Second session at Columbia Park set for July 16-19

Home Run Derby featured for final day

The umpire calls, “strike 3!” The batter thought the pitch was outside. The batter is not happy. You want to keep your cool in that situation, player and coach as well. There’s a proper way to act when that happens. It’s all part of good sportsmanship. Being a good sport is just as important as […]

Broadcast team was Spychala, Rettino and Skrec for first Snapple Bowl – July 21, 1994 at Union High School; 25th annual Union County vs. Middlesex County gridiron clash set for July 19 at Woodbridge High

All-Star Game continues to benefit Children's Specialized Hospital in Mountainside and Lakeview School in Edison

The MyCentralJersey.com Snapple Bowl is celebrating its 25th anniversary this month. The game – with all proceeds going to the Children’s Specialized Hospital in Mountainside and the Lakeview School for children with disabilities in Edison – is scheduled to take place Thursday night, July 19 at Woodbridge High School. Practice for the Union County team […]

North falls to South in 40th annual Phil Simms New Jersey All-Star Game; Cranford’s Valentino kicks 37 yard FG, totals 4 points

UNION – South quarterback Josh Zamot – in his final high school game before going on to play at Stony Brook – talked afterwards about a play he called, “5 Special.” “It was something we ran in practice five times,” Zamot said. The play produced a touchdown pass to wide receiver Edwin Morales early in […]

Union County football well represented in June 25 Phil Simms North-South All-Star Game at Kean; former Roselle coach Grasso, Sr. to be honored at halftime

UNION – Jerish Halsey came up quite large in Rahway’s biggest games last season. The elusive wide receiver produced two touchdowns in Rahway’s season-opening win at Hillside. He then hauled in a touchdown pass in Rahway’s victory the following month at undefeated Somerville. In North 2, Group 3 play at Summit Halsey was there to […]

A look back at Westfield’s first appearance in a group final and a dramatic comeback win in state sectional play before

SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 2011 AT TOMS RIVER SOUTH: – Manalapan 29, Westfield 14 Although the scoreboard read Manalapan 29, Westfield 14 once Saturday’s Group 4 state championship baseball game at Toms River South’s Ken Frank Stadium concluded, the Blue Devils produced a victory of sorts by the way they refused to quit. Westfield trailed 11-0 […]

Roselle Park softball comes back in the 7th and wins in the bottom of the 9th to top Gloucester City 4-3 for Group 1 state championship; WP Hummel drives in Alexis Cieslinski with GW run

27-2 Panthers will next compete in the TOC for the first time; RP wins 2nd state title and first since beating GC in 2003 final

UNION – Maddie Hummel has been through it all before. Her experience of pitching in big games couldn’t have served her better than it did on Sunday. Hummel pitched nine innings and had to sweat through baserunners in every single one of them. While her mound performance – although solid – was not near perfection […]

Roselle Park softball will now face Gloucester on June 3 in Group 1 state championship game; June 2 date was rained out

Panthers seek program's second state championship and first since 2003

The softball Group 1 state championship game between North 2 champion Roselle Park (26-2) and South Jersey champ Gloucester (23-3) scheduled to be played at Kean University’s Cougar Field in Union on Saturday, June 2 at 2:30 p.m. was rained out. The game will be made up on Sunday, June 3 at Kean at 10 […]

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