RC girls’ basketball comes back in 4th quarter to post big Watchung Division win at Cranford

Visiting Lions sparked by Grant's fourth quarter scoring, defense

CRANFORD – Niavanni Grant saw the slightest of openings and made her move to the basket. That was all the Roselle Catholic senior guard needed to produce her first points, which came at a time when the visiting Lions really needed them. Down by eight to start the fourth quarter in hostile enemy territory, Roselle […]

Are Roselle Catholic and Cranford the 2 best girls’ basketball teams in Union County? Will clash for 2nd time Thursday at Cranford

Roselle Catholic is 14-2 and on a 7-game winning streak, while Cranford is 12-3 and has won 6 straight

When the Cranford and Roselle Catholic girls’ basketball teams first tangled Jan. 4 in Roselle, both were 6-0 overall and 3-0 in the Watchung Division of the Union County Conference. After both teams hit a brief bump in the road earlier this month, each has bounced back nicely heading into their second division showdown – set for […]

Roselle Park grapplers capture first UCT title since 2003

Champions include Hillburn at 145, Matthews at 152 and Parraga at 106

UNION – Brian Matthews came to Roselle Park from South Jersey and immediately rushed for over 1,000 yards to help lead the Panthers to their first state championship football game in 19 years. The talented junior grappler is also off to a pretty good start on the wrestling mat. Matthews conquered the weight class of […]

Hoops for Hope at Summit Saturday includes 2 boys’ and 2 girls’ contests

Summit, Roselle Park and Cranford basketball squads involved for a worthy cause

The 6th annual Hoops for Hope event at Summit High School is set for Saturday (Jan. 19), with plenty of quality boys’ and girls’ basketball games on tap. The event will raise money for the Adrienne Reid Memorial Scholarship fund and for the Connie Dwyer Breast Center. Over the past five years, Summit has donated […]

Former Roselle Catholic basketball standouts Laverty and Warney meet on the college stage

Laverty, Class of 2009, is playing at Seton Hall and Warney, Class of 2012, is at Stony Brook

  Roselle Catholic graduates Connor Laverty, at left in the photo, and Jameel Warney, at right, met in the post-game handshake line following Seton Hall University’s 60-59 victory against Stony Brook on Dec. 28 at the Prudential Center in Newark.Warney, who scored five points in 27 minutes vs. Seton Hall, graduated from Roselle Catholic last […]

Former ALJ record-scorer Poskay to be honored at 16th Annual New Jersey Lacrosse Hall of Fame Induction Dinner

National champion at Viriginia is now the head coach at Wagner

Matthew Poskay, former Alumni of Arthur L. Johnson High School, will be honored at the 16th Annual New Jersey Lacroose Hall of Fame Induction Dinner on January 27, 2013, at the Mercer Oaks Golf Club in Princeton Junction. The dinner is sponsored by the New Jersey South Lacrosse Chapter. Matthew Poskay, former Alumni of Arthur […]

Johnson football standout Baron honored at Maxwell Football Club dinner

Honor Roll student an imposing figure as a complete two-way lineman

Student athletes from a variety of schools throughout the State of New Jersey were recently honored at the 2nd Annual New Jersey High School Awards Dinner on Sunday, January 13, 2013, at the Heldrich Banquet Center, located in New Brunswick. The dinner is sponsored by the Maxwell Football Club. Over sixty years ago, the Robert […]

Former Johnson High, CNJ star athlete Syciarz to be honored at Feb. 10 Hot Stove Dinner

Earned numerous team, individual accolades as a standout high school and college field hockey goaltender

Student athletes from a variety of schools throughout UnionCounty will be honored at the 77th Annual Hot Stove League Baseball Dinner on Sunday, February 10, 2013, at the L’Affaire Banquet Center. The dinner is sponsored by the Union County Baseball Association, in cooperation with the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Union County […]

Brearley girls’ basketball sweeps Rahway in Valley Division play to improve to 7-2

Bears sparked by scoring of Grispart, Zielinski, O'Boyle and key rebounding of Levy, Pace

KENILWORTH – When junior center Christine Grispart is fed the ball inside, there’s practically no stopping the Brearley Bears. However, with basketball being the team sport that it is, teams need more than just one player to step up their games if they are to be successful. A combination of Grispart scoring in the paint […]

Brearley grapplers will be going for a record 8th straight UCT championship Saturday at Union

Returning champions include Brearley's DeMarco, GL's Mele, Summit's Abbott, GL's Hoyt, Brearley's John Balboni, Brearley's Joe Balboni and Scotch Plains heavyweight Tufaro

UNION – Will Brearley make it a record eight in a row? Or will Roselle Park capture its first county crown in a decade? Those questions and more will be answered Saturday when the 38th annual wrestling Union County Tournament takes place at Union High School’s Louis J. Rettino Gymnasium, beginning at 9 a.m. The […]

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