Undefeated Union County basketball teams after the first week of play

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE UNDEFEATED BASKETBALL TEAMS – WITH OVERALL RECORDS – THROUGH DEC. 20:   BOYS’ From the Watchung Division Roselle Catholic (4-0) Linden (4-0) From the Mountain Division Union Catholic (3-0) Westfield (2-0) From the Valley Division Dayton (3-0) Summit (3-0)   GIRLS’ From the Watchung Division Cranford (3-0) Roselle Catholic (3-0) From the […]

Oak Knoll girls’ basketball halted by New Providence in battle of unbeatens

Cornell-bound Moran nets game-high 25 points for visiting Royals, with their record moving to 2-1

NEW PROVIDENCE – Cassandra Squeri realized the importance of her team tightening up defensively. That’s what it was going to take in the fourth quarter if the host Pioneers were going to get past visiting Oak Knoll, led by Cornell-bound senior Kerri Moran, who already poured in 20 points in the game’s first 24 minutes. […]

Union County Conference All-Conference girls’ tennis players selected; Dayton is Valley Division champ

Roselle Park's Casso and Hunter are First Team second doubles for Mountain Division

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE ALL-CONFERENCE GIRLS’ TENNIS FOR 2012   WATCHUNG DIVISION: Team champion: Westfield. FIRST TEAM First singles: Lexi Borr, Westfield Second singles: Lauren Oberlander, Kent Place Third singles: Rebecca Sisto, Westfield First doubles: Elizabeth Cusick and Julia Criscuolo, Westfield Second doubles: Marian Kovalenko and Connie Wu, Westfield SECOND TEAM First singles: Mimi MacCowatt, Kent […]

Brown buzzer beater beats Bosco; Lifts Linden boys’ basketball to come-from-behind 61-60 Showcase win

Tigers start season 2-0 with two close victories

WEST ORANGE – Just two games into the season Linden has proven that it has much more to offer than just Quadri. The Tigers may have found a second go-to player in first-year starter Cairo Brown.The 5-10 senior guard, who transferred in last year from a New York high school, pulled up and drained a […]

Cranford girls’ basketball comes back to edge GL 37-36 in season-opener for both; Standout senior McCoy nets winning hoop

Highlander senior George leads all scorers with stellar 20-point effort and also grabs 9 rebounds

BERKELEY HEIGHTS – Cranford standout senior Jess McCoy didn’t make her first field goal until there was just 3:50 to go in the third quarter. Her seventh shot from the floor gave the visiting Cougars their fourth lead. Cranford, as a team, missed its first nine shots of the fourth quarter. However, after player-of-the-game Mallory […]

Student in student-athlete emphasized at Roselle Catholic

The student in student-athlete is emphasized at Roselle Catholic.Continuing a recent tradition, the Roselle Catholic Athletic Department recently presented sports-specific medals to all of its student-athletes (from every team at every level) who played a sport in the fall season and made the Honor Roll. The medals are traditionally presented during the school’s athletic convocations […]

Johnson fall 2012 MVPs a talented group of student-athletes

  On Monday, December 03, 2012, the Arthur L. Johnson Athletic Department held their 2012 Fall Athletic Awards. The evening, sponsored by the Crusader Athletic Booster Club, was held in the Arthur L. Johnson Auditorium.All the Fall Athletic Teams and their seasons were highlighted by their coaches while handing out letters and awards to the student […]

Johnson field hockey mentor Anderson honored for coaching excellence

On Monday, December 03, 2012, the NJSIAA held their 2012 – 2013 Annual Award of Honor / Hall of Fame Programs at the Pines Manor in Edison. It is an annual awards program that honors those involved with interscholastic athletic service to the young men and women of New Jersey.   Arthur L. Johnson’s very […]

Summit football plays complete game in shutting out Palisades Park-Leonia 30-0 in N2, G3 final; Badgley, Iarussi lead way to state title

12-0 Hilltoppers also sparked on defense by Oristanio, Liberato efforts

EAST RUTHERFORD – The mission is complete. It was a 12-month march to glory by a Summit team that a year ago walked off the field at Kean University after having lost the title game it played in by 40 points. Led by a senior class sparked by the likes of Mike Badgley, A.J. Iarussi, […]

Elizabeth football lifted by senior QB as Minutemen capture first N2, G5 title; Walker throws 4 TDs, including winner with 36 seconds left

Top-seeded Minutemen come back in fourth quarter to stun Piscataway 37-33 en route to 8th playoff crown and first since 2006

UNION – Phillip Walker threw an interception in the final minute of last year’s championship game vs. Piscataway. In the final minute of Friday night’s championship game, he more than made up for that by throwing a touchdown pass for the game-winning points. You can say it was the ultimate display of the agony of […]