Union County wrestlers advance to Region 4 at Union

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Cranford High School was put into District 16 at Watchung Hills Regional High School this year and, as in the recent past, the Cougars found a way to wrestle all the way to the top. In the same way as at last month’s Union County Tournament at Union High School, Cranford […]

Boys basketball seeds get ready to square off in semifinals

UNION COUNTY, NJ — There is a very unique boys basketball Union County Tournament Final Four that will tip off Thursday, Feb. 15, at Kean University’s Harwood Arena in Union. In the second game scheduled for 7:30 p.m., there is the two-time defending champion playing as the visiting team going up against a team that […]

Cranford gets ready for wrestling team state finals

Cranford gets ready for wrestling team state finals

UNION COUNTY, NJ — While Jordan Chapman wants to realize what it’s like to win a state championship, there are other matches that come along during the season that can be just as satisfying. Case in point was the North 2, Group 3 final at top-seeded West Essex High School on Wednesday night, Feb. 7. […]

Girls basketball seeds are ready to start their semifinals

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes said he wants to go for a three-peat in 2024. So does the New Providence High School girls basketball team. The Pioneers want to accomplish that feat this week. The Union County Tournament semifinals were scheduled to take place Wednesday, Feb. 14, at Arthur L. […]

Cranford High School’s fierce foursome breaks swim record in boys 200 medley relay, twice

Cranford High School’s fierce foursome breaks swim record in boys 200 medley relay, twice

CRANFORD, NJ — The Cranford High School boys 200 medley relay team made waves by breaking its own school record during the 2024 Union County Tournament on Sunday, Jan. 21, at Rutgers University. The same relay team broke the previous school record just two weeks prior during a home dual meet against Scotch Plains-Fanwood. The […]

State wrestling sections begin in Union County this week

State wrestling sections begin in Union County this week

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The two Union County schools that reached sectional finals last year got back to the same point this season. On Wednesday night, Feb. 7, Cranford and Governor Livingston high schools again competed in sectional finals to advance to group semifinals, which are scheduled for this Friday, Feb. 9, at the higher […]

UCT boys basketball seeds are announced

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Will any seed lower than four have a chance to get through the quarterfinals of the 87th annual boys basketball Union County Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 10? The best bet probably is fifth-seeded Roselle Catholic High School, the two-time defending champion, facing fourth-seeded Linden High School in a rematch of last […]

UCT girls basketball seeds are announced

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Schools from the Union County Conference’s Valley Division, and one from the Mountain Division, got the 48th annual girls basketball Union County Tournament off to a good start with preliminary round competition that commenced on Saturday, Feb. 3. Rahway High School, from the lower Valley Division, defeated Mountain Division foe Hillside […]

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