Three-sport standout from Mountainside commits for lacrosse at Connecticut College

Three-sport standout from Mountainside commits for lacrosse at Connecticut College

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ — Mountainside resident Danny D’Angelo is a throwback — he plays three sports for his high school, which is becoming increasingly rare as athletes specialize earlier and earlier. The Montclair Kimberley Academy senior recently completed an outstanding fall season as a defender for the Cougars’ fine boys soccer side, 8-5-1, and is now […]

Area football players named to Super 100 team

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The New Jersey Football Coaches Association announced its selections for the Super 100 All State Football Team, honoring the state’s top seniors for the 2020 season. The players were nominated by their coaches and voted on during a sectional selection meeting, which was open to all coaches in the area. Among […]

Clark Youth Football completes successful season

Clark Youth Football completes successful season

CLARK, NJ — Clark Youth Football recently completed its second season since returning to the communities of Clark and Garwood, and it was a huge success. This fall season, Clark Youth Football had three levels competing in the New Jersey Suburban Youth Football League. A Level — eighth grade; B Level — seventh grade; and […]

Cranford emerges as winner in Last Dance Tournament

Cranford emerges as winner in Last Dance Tournament

CRANFORD, NJ — When the pandemic caused the entire nation to come to a standstill, that standstill included a freeze on all sports. Those who played sports, including high school athletes throughout New Jersey, couldn’t finish their seasons. Last Dance Tournament Director Michael Murray Jr., who is also director of athletics at Saint Joseph High […]

Instead of “Play Ball” all we have now is “Nobody knows” as far as if there will be a spring sports season

Nobody knows. Instead of the buildup for the most anticipated message of the spring sports season – “Play Ball” – all we have now is, “Nobody knows.” “This is just awful, on so many levels, and scary too,” Gov. Livingston baseball coach Chris Roof said. The continued spread of the Coronavirus in our lives continues […]

High school sports put on hold for now; Hopefully there will still be a spring season to look forward to

Union High School Athletic Director Linda Ionta is usually outside at this time of the season, barring a March snowstorm. She is out monitoring Union’s spring teams, taking in a baseball practice after school, watching a softball scrimmage, keeping an eye on the track and field athletes, etc. Involved in Union athletics now for 30 […]

Elizabeth boys basketball wins season’s final game in front of no fans; Colicchio garners win No. 500

North 2, Group 4 sectional state champion Minutemen conclude at 24-4

The show must go on? Well it did for the Elizabeth boys basketball team Thursday night, at home, and in front of no fans. Under New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy’s mandate, with only teams and essential staff in attendance, the North 1 vs. North 2 boys basketball semifinal between Group 4 sectional champions Paterson Kennedy […]

Elizabeth boys basketball wins at Watchung Hills to capture first North 2, Group 4 sectional state championship since 2012; Standout sophomore point guard Pierre produces game-winning basket with 2.3 seconds left

Minutemen will next host Paterson Kennedy March 12 in the Group 4 semifinal scheduled to be played at the Dunn Sport Center

WARREN – In the span of a minute and a half visiting Elizabeth went from having its biggest lead of seven to seeing the game tied for the ninth time by a Watchung Hills team seeking its first-ever sectional state title. With less than two minutes remaining the Minutemen came down and missed, with Watchung […]

Legendary college basketball coach coming to Roselle; For Communion Breakfast at Church of St. Joseph the Carpenter

Is April 19 at 9:15 a.m., following Mass

One of college basketball’s legendary coaches is coming to Union County. The Roselle Knights of Columbus Council #3946 will hold a Communion Breakfast on April 19 at 9:15 following 8 am Mass at the Church of St. Joseph the Carpenter in Roselle. Retiring college basketball coach Harry Perretta will be the special guest speaker. Perretta’s […]

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