Who should be the No. 1 seed when the girls’ basketball Union County Tournament is constructed Wednesday?

Top teams include Roselle Catholic, defending champion GL, Cranford, New Providence, Union, Linden

Wow! What a Union County Tournament seeding meeting it should be on Wednesday! Here we go: First Cranford swept Governor Livingston in Watchung Division play and then Roselle Catholic swept Cranford. Then GL swept Roselle Catholic. Meanwhile, Union ended up splitting Watchung Division games with GL and Cranford, while Linden swept Union in Watchung play. […]

Linden bowlers DeKowski, the boys’, and Reid, the girls’, win UCT individual crowns, while Johnson rolls to team title

Crusaders capture 3rd straight championship after Reid repeats as girls' champ

While Linden bowlers rolled their way to the individual championships at this week’s Union County Tournament competition at their hometown Jersey Lanes, it was the Johnson Crusaders who overcame Linden to capture the team title for the third straight year. One day after Linden junior Andrew Dekowski captured the boys’ competition and Linden senior Briana […]

Summit boys’ basketball, sparked by outside shooting of Mickens, Wiesner and inside play of Walsh, comes back to top undefeated Dayton

Hilltoppers win fourth quarter 18-9 - including a 15-1 run - to earn split of Valley Division games vs. Bulldogs

SUMMIT – If the host Hilltoppers were going to be the first team to beat Dayton and also remain undefeated at home, they had to take the fourth quarter. That meant initially halting Dayton’s momentum – the Bulldogs closed the third quarter on an 8-0 run to take a four-point lead – and then finding […]

Electric atmosphere on tap for Tuesday night’s Dayton-at-Summit boys’ basketball clash

Dayton is Union County's only undefeated squad at 13-0, while Summit is 6-0 at home; Bulldogs edged Hilltoppers in first meeting 49-48 on Jan. 10

SPRINGFIELD – Will Dayton continue to take the ball to the hoop as Union County’s only undefeated basketball team or will Summit bounce back from just its second loss – both by one point – to hand the visiting Bulldogs their first setback? Another electric atmosphere is anticipated early this week when two of the […]

Roselle Park grapplers pin Brearley for 2nd straight season

Panthers improve to 14-1 after winning 7 of 12 bouts

The Roselle Park wrestling team followed up its first Union County Tournament championship in 10 years – finishing ahead of second-place Brearley – by defeating Brearley for the second year in a row. The two Union County powers clashed in Kenilworth Tuesday night, with the Panthers prevailing 39-22. Roselle Park won seven of the 12 […]

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 […]

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