Cranford, Westfield going for baseball state championships; NJSIAA will decide Friday if games will be moved to Sunday because of rain

North 2, Group 1 champion Dayton concluded another fine season at 20-5

Believe it or not, there’s something the Cranford baseball program has not achieved yet. That’s win back-to-back state championships. The Cougars are now seven innings away from doing that for the first time. Believe it or not, there’s something the Westfield baseball program has not achieved yet. That’s win a state championship. The Blue Devils […]

Sectional champions Cranford, Dayton, Westfield gear for Tuesday’s baseball group semifinals

Cougars, Bulldogs, Blue Devils one win away from reaching Toms River

Westfield was there for the first time two years ago. Cranford has been there four times since 2003. Dayton is seeking to get there for the first time. Where is there? There is Toms River to play for a state championship. Union County baseball will be well-represented in Tuesday’s group semifinals, with three schools coming […]

Dayton baseball captures first sectional title, downing Roselle Park in North 2, Group 1 final

Bulldogs will next face Pompton Lakes Tuesday at William Paterson in a Group 1 semifinal

SPRINGFIELD – The first time Dayton had two baserunners on, No. 8 batter Robert Kinloch was ready to rev up the Bulldog offense once more. With runners on first and second and one out in the bottom of the second, the lefty-swinging Kinloch hit a shot to the gap in left off Roselle Park lefty […]

Cranford baseball, sparked by Williamson, Plick, Ravitier, wins North 2, Group 3 championship; Cougars down South Plainfield 5-1

Will next face Paramus Tuesday at East Brunswick Tech in a group semifinal

CRANFORD – Going into the sixth inning you could have described the game as bordering on a classic. A low-scoring contest saw the score still tied after both teams survived fifth inning errors. Then after each led off their sixth innings with singles, it was a matter of one not getting the bunt down and […]

Westfield turns back two-time defending champion GL for first UCT softball crown since 1998

Highlanders, down to their last strike, manage to avoid getting shut out

UNION – Sometimes there’s just no denying a certain team. Sometimes the better team comes out on top. Sometimes a team just matches up better against a certain opponent. All of those things and more applied on a hot and humid Thursday afternoon at KeanUniversity’s Cougar Field. It might have been appropriate that the temperature […]

Linden baseball edged in N2, G4 quarterfinal at Westfield; Johnson, Cranford advance

New Providence, Dayton, Roselle Park, Union Catholic and Roselle Catholic still alive in state tournament play

WESTFIELD – A game that took exactly five minutes less than two hours came down to two pitches. The home team produced on the first one, while the visiting team just missed wrecking the contest on the second. A two-out, RBI-single by Jake Greenberg in the bottom of the fourth scored Liam Devin with the […]

GL softball team going for 3rd straight UCT championship; will face Westfield in Sunday’s noon final at Kean

Highlanders and Blue Devils captured one-run semifinal victories Satrurday

38th ANNUAL SOFTBALL UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENT FINAL AT KEAN UNIVERSITY’S COUGAR FIELD SUNDAY, MAY 19, NOON 2-Gov. Livingston (14-7) vs. 1-Westfield (17-5) GL pitcher: Senior RH Jordan Robbins (11-5) Westfield pitcher: Junior RH Elena Scarano (12-2)   Saturday’s Semifinal Scores at Kean Governor Livingston 4, New Providence 3 Westfield 5, Johnson 4 UNION – Governor […]

Cranford baseball captures 8th county crown; Williamson tosses 4-hitter to go 4-0 in UCT

Cougars improve to 17-0 with Sunday's victory at Kean

The Cranford baseball team never won the Union County Tournament until 1999. The year before, the Cougars reached the final for the first time in 20 years and fell to Summit. Since 1999, Cranford can’t lose. On Sunday in the 60th annual baseball Union County Tournament championship game at Kean University’s Jim Hynes Class of […]

GL baseball team raises funds for cancer awareness game vs. Rahway; Contest scheduled for Saturday at Snyder Park in Berkeley Heights

Possible rain date is next Saturday, May 18

The Governor Livingston baseball team competes hard every day to put its best product on the field. The Highlanders also care more about just the game. An example of that will be on display Saturday morning at 11 when they host Union County Conference-crossover foe Rahway at Snyder Park in Berkeley Heights in a game that […]

Cranford baseball, sparked by senior LH Williamson, going for 8th UCT crown; Top-seeded Cougars face 3rd-seeded Westfield in Saturday’s final at Kean

Cranford 15-0 as of Thursday and also ranked second in the state

UNION – Question No. 1: How will Westfield hit Ryan Williamson? Question No. 2: Is Cranford capable of providing Williamson a bit more run support than they have in the past? With Williamson on the mound Cranford’s offense usually doesn’t need to produce a whole lot. In six games Williamson has given up just two […]

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