Fifth annual ‘Spike Breast Cancer’ event set for Thursday night at Roselle Catholic

Lions will host Bishop Ahr on an evening filled with pink

ROSELLE – In one of the highlights of Roselle Catholic High School’s fall sports schedule, the RC volleyball program will host its Fifth Annual “Spike Breast Cancer” event in The Lions’ Den on Thursday, Oct. 11 against traditional foe Bishop George Ahr High School from Edison. “This game is so special because of all the […]

Roselle Catholic students receive positive message from guest speaker at freshman orientation

DiCrescenzo, a Columbia University Hall of Famer, is nationally ranked steeplechase, cross country runner

ROSELLE – “Hey there, Delilah” is what Roselle Catholic High School students enjoyed an opportunity to say or sing when professional runner Delilah DiCrescenzo made a recent appearance in The Lions’Den. DiCrescenzo, a Columbia University Hall of Famer, spoke to students as part of Roselle Catholic’s annual freshman orientation program on Sept. 27. In addition […]

GL football holds off Hillside for initial triumph

Bruner, Jennings score key fourth quarter GL TDs; Straile excels for Comets

BERKELEY HEIGHTS – No team wants to start its season out at 0-5. That’s what Hillside and Governor Livingston were out to avoid Saturday afternoon. Just when it looked like the host Highlanders were on their way to a victory, the visiting Comets struck for a fourth-quarter touchdown to finally get on the scoreboard, pull to […]

Roselle Park football tops Brearley for first time since 2001

Matthews rushes for 189 yards, 3 touchdowns

KENILWORTH – Brian Matthews, a first-year varsity starter, didn’t quite know the history of Brearley’s recent dominance over Roselle Park. The Roselle Park standout junior running back-defensive back heard about it from his teammates. “I’m new to this,” Matthews said Friday night. What the 5-8, 165 pound Matthews isn’t new to is taking the ball, […]

Cranford football sparked by talents of Diaz, Dwyer

Roselle lifted by play of Taylor, Canady, Athis

Cranford football sparked by talents of Diaz, Dwyer

ROSELLE – Before Cranford had a chance to step on the field and begin defending the North 2, Group 3 championship it captured last December, the Cougars had to deal with injuries to several key players. Two of them were seniors Jimmy Dwyer and Nick Diaz. Dwyer suffered a concussion in the pre-season, while Diaz […]

Tigers looking to scratch their way to a 2nd victory

Grid squad seeks to top Immaculata again

LINDEN – The last time Linden traveled to Somerville to play mighty Immaculata at its Brooks Field, the Tigers came away with a 19-14 victory two years ago. Linden played Immaculata tough at home last year before falling 33-20. The Tigers, who are 1-3 and looking to snap a two-game losing streak, can turn their […]

Mannix a semifinalist for college FB award

KENILWORTH — Holy Cross senior strong safety Tom Mannix of Kenilworth, a 2009 Brearley graduate, has been selected as one of 147 semifinalists for the 2012 William V. Campbell Trophy endowed by HealthSouth – formerly known as the Draddy Trophy – as announced by the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame. Mannix and […]

Union County Tournament — Boys Soccer Schedule

Union County Tournament — Boys Soccer Schedule

FIRST ROUND – SATURDAY, OCT. 6 12-Plainfield at 5-Summit 14-Dayton/11-Union winner vs. 19-Roselle/6-Hillside winner at the higher seed 10-Johnson at 7-Cranford 15-Union Catholic/9-Linden vs. 8-Brearley at the higher seed TOP FOUR SEEDS RECEIVE BYE INTO QUARTERFINALS 1-Scotch Plains-Fanwood – defending champion 2-Westfield – 2010 champion 3-Governor Livingston 4-Elizabeth – 2008 champion PRELIMINARY ROUND SATURDAY – […]

Linden standout RH Santiago will play college ball at Adelphi

To sign his letter-of-intent in November

Linden senior TJ Santiago, a starting varsity pitcher for the Tigers since his freshman season, will continue pitching on the collegiate level at Adelphi University in Garden City, N.Y. Santiago, with a career varsity record of 11-6 and an ERA this past season under 2.00, gave the Division 2 school a verbal commitment Friday. Santiago […]

Bost has a big day for Rahway football

Lifts Indians to dominating triumph over Scotch Plains

Bost has a big day for Rahway football

RAHWAY – There wasn’t much of anything that Rahway couldn’t do offensively vs. Scotch Plains last Saturday afternoon. The Indians, led by junior quarterback Jeff Bost and junior running back Gabril Gross, scored on their first four drives, averaging 74 yards. It was text book offense.Rahway received the necessary blocking, with running backs Gross, senior […]