Union County Conference softball alignments for 2019 here; 2018 Group 1 state champ Roselle Park moves up to Watchung Division

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE SOFTBALL ALIGNMENTS FOR 2019 SEASON: WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): Cranford Elizabeth Gov. Livingston Johnson Roselle Park Westfield MOUNTAIN DIVISION (6 schools): Brearley Dayton Scotch Plains Summit Union Union Catholic VALLEY DIVISION (5 schools): Benedictine Kent Place New Providence Oak Knoll Rahway SKY DIVISION (5 schools): Hillside Linden Plainfield Roselle Roselle Catholic * […]

Union County Conference Opening Days baseball schedule here; UCC division alignments for 2019 as well

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL OPENING DAYS MONDAY, APRIL 1 (3 games) Westfield at Union, 4 p.m. – Watchung Division Summit at Rahway, 4 p.m. – crossover Plainfield at Union Catholic, 4 p.m. – crossover TUESDAY, APRIL 2 (9 games) Gov. Livingston at Elizabeth, 4 p.m. – Watchung Division Scotch Plains at Cranford, 4 p.m. – […]

Roselle Catholic boys’ basketball repeats as Non-Public, North B sectional state champions; Greaves FTs help lift Lions past Gill SB once again

FRANKLIN – With the game, the season, the sectional championship and a berth in the state championship game on the line, it was business as usual for Roselle Catholic junior guard Richie Greaves. With the Lions barely clinging to a one-point lead, Greaves stepped up to the free throw line for the first time with […]

Elizabeth boys’ basketball falls just short in N2, G4 final to defending champion East Side; Minutemen produce outstanding 26-2 season that includes Mountain Division title

ELIZABETH – Newark East Side diminutive senior guard Anas Amos was a pest inside for the Red Raiders. He established early on Monday night vs. host Elizabeth that despite his 5-6 stature he was not afraid to not only get through the lane, but put the ball up and in. His layup to commence the […]

Linden bowling coach Pizzano to be honored by NJSCA; Is a member of its Class of 2019 Hall of Fame

Cherie Pizzano was already established as Linden’s softball coach in 2000 when another coaching opportunity struck. “I was called in to meet with (principal) Barry Black and (athletic director) Steve Yesinko, I recall,” Pizzano said. That was because of a recommendation made by a student named Joseph Quinn, who was one of Linden’s top bowlers […]

CRANFORD MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

CRANFORD MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Chaz DeSimone, varsity swimmer “Junior Chaz (Charles) DeSimone is our fastest breaststroker on the team, has continuously placed first or second in the 100 breast, and also came in first against Westfield in his event. He is also one of our top 50 freestyler sprinters for the team. Chaz swims four events at each meet […]

CRANFORD FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

CRANFORD FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Maggie O’Donnell, varsity swimmer “Maggie was the Union County Champion in the 100-yard butterfly and finished second place in the 200-yard freestyle. Cranford has not had a Union County swimming champion since 2015, when Julie Byrne won the event. She has also qualified for the High School Meet of Champions being held on March 2 […]

UNION GIRL ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

UNION GIRL ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Gabby Martinez, bowling, freshman “Gabriela, better known as Gabby, is a freshman member of the varsity bowling team. Bowling in a boys division can be tough for some, but Gabby, although young, displays great poise and carries herself strong on the lanes. She has made some great strides this year starting out with a 113 […]

UNION BOY ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

UNION BOY ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Kevin Oliveira, bowling, senior “Kevin is a senior member of the varsity bowling team, as well as the team captain. He began bowling in his sophomore year and was self taught simply by observing others and watching YouTube videos. In the three years I have had the pleasure of coaching him, Kevin has had some […]

Union County public school basketball teams that advanced in states; Group 4 and 2 sectional quarterfinals on Feb. 27 and Group 3 and 1 on Feb. 28

UNION COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL BASKETBALL TEAMS STILL ALIVE IN STATES: WEDNESDAY, FEB. 27 BOYS NORTH 2, GROUP 4 8-Phillipsburg at 1-Elizabeth 7-Union at 2-Newark East Side CENTRAL JERSEY, GROUP 2 5-Delaware Valley at 4-Gov. Livingston GIRLS NORTH 2, GROUP 4 6-Edison at 3-Westfield CENTRAL JERSEY, GROUP 2 9-Johnson at 1-Manasquan 11-Spotswood at 3-Gov. Livingston THURSDAY, […]

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