GL baseball bangs out 14 hits in 15-5 home win over Madison, Highlanders advance to next Saturday’s Highlander Classic final

Woods, who bats 3rd, went 3-for-3, with three RBI and one run; 3-time defending champion GL will face Newark Academy for crown

BERKELEY HEIGHTS – The first week of the season couldn’t have worked out better for a young and learning-on-the-job Governor Livingston baseball team. Three wins in three games the past five days included 42 runs against Middlesex County opponent Carteret, Union County Conference-crossover foe Plainfield and Morris County squad Madison. A 3-0 start that included […]

GL baseball to host 4th annual Highlander Classic April 6, 13; Highlanders off to 2-0 start

Frohman, Jennings, Lynch, Woods lift squad past host Carteret, visiting Plainfield

With the Governor Livingston baseball team you’ll always know what the lineup is ahead of time. There are no head games. The only mystery is what exactly will happen in the contest that is about to unfold. That’s what makes the Highlander Classic so special. You get four teams vying for a championship in early […]

Union baseball seeks to continue success achieved at end of last season; Farmers sparked by Carter bat, Meola pitching

Opening Day is Tuesday, April 2 at home vs. Watchung Division foe Linden

Union came back last year to finish a respectable 13-13 after reaching the Union County Tournament championship game for the first time in 19 years. Will this be the season the Farmers win the UCT crown for the first time since 1993? “Sometimes the hardest thing is teaching your kids how to win,” said head […]

5th annual Roselle Park Dad’s Club Baseball Invitational features 10 games in 3 days

Millburn, guided by former Cranford assistant coach Chapman, is in the event for the first time

This year’s fifth annual Roselle Park Dad’s Club Baseball Invitational – with the first pitch set to be thrown April 12 – just might feature the eventual North 2, Group 4 champion once again. That team could be Bridgewater-Raritan, which last year reached the semifinals where it lost to eventual champion Hillsborough. That team could […]

Union High School Athletic Hall of Fame seeking its first nominations

Back in 1976, Elliott Maddox was the starting right fielder for the New York Yankees in Game 1 of the World Series. Just four years ago Darnell Stapleton was one of the offensive linemen blocking for Ben Roethlisberger when Big Ben in the final minute of the Super Bowl drove the Steelers down field for […]

Union County Conference girls’ basketball all-division teams here as selected by county coaches

2012-2013 UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE GIRLS’ BASKETBALL TEAMS AS SELECTED BY COUNTY COACHES   ALL-WATCHUNG DIVISION Jessica McCoy, Cranford Jenna Goeller, Cranford Erin Ferguson, Gov. Livingston Mallory George, Gov. Livingston Jada Lewis, Linden Breana Spencer, Plainfield Drew Winter, Plainfield Renee Oliver, Roselle Catholic Tori Pozsonyi, Roselle Catholic Taylor Sebolao, Scotch Plains-Fanwood Adora Moneme, Union Honorable Mention: Kaitlin […]

2013 Union County Conference baseball, softball alignments here; 2012 final standings listed below

2013 UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL ALIGNMENT   WATCHUNG DIVISION (7 schools) Governor Livingston Elizabeth Cranford Linden Union Westfield Scotch Plains Defending champion: Cranford   MOUNTAIN DIVISION (8 schools) Johnson Roselle Catholic Union Catholic New Providence Dayton RosellePark Oratory Prep Brearley Defending champion: Dayton   VALLEY DIVISION (7 schools) Hillside Roselle Rahway Plainfield St. Mary’s, Elizabeth […]

Roselle Catholic boys’ basketball captures its first TOC championship by defeating St. Joseph, Metuchen 65-49 in title game in Trenton; Richardson pours in 22, while Roberson adds 19 and 12 rebounds

Lions finish unprecedented season at 25-5

For the first time Roselle Catholic is the king of boys’ basketball in New Jersey. Hail to the Lions! Top-seeded Roselle Catholic was more-than-decisive in downing second-seeded St. Joseph, Metuchen 65-49 Tuesday night in the 25th annual Tournament of Champions championship game at the Sun National Bank Center in Trenton. Roselle Catholic became the third […]

Roselle Catholic boys’ basketball 32 minutes away from a 25th victory and ultimate state championship

Tuesday night's TOC final vs. St. Joseph, Metuchen the final game of a long and rewarding season

A season that began nearly four months ago with the beginning of official practice has come down to a game of 32 minutes. This game will determine which of this year’s six state champions will be hoisting another championship trophy. For a refreshing change we have two teams in the final game of the year […]

UCC basketball division winners: Boys’ – RC, UC, Dayton; Girls’ – RC, New Providence, Hillside

The following are the Union County Conference boys’ basketball and girls’ basketball final standings for the 2012-2013 season. The boys’ champions are Roselle Catholic in the Watchung, Union Catholic in the Mountain and Dayton in the Valley. The girls’ champions are Roselle Catholic in the Watchung, New Providence in the Mountain and Hillside in the […]