Elizabeth, Johnson, Union, Cranford football teams continue winning ways

Minutemen 6-0, Crusaders and Farmers 4-1 and Cougars 5-1

Union County football teams that continued their winning ways Friday night were Elizabeth, Johnson, Union and Cranford. Elizabeth is now 6-0, Johnson and Union 4-1 and Cranford 5-1.   THIS WEEKEND’S UNION COUNTY SCHEDULE: Friday, Oct. 12 (7 games) Hillsborough at Union – Union 28, Hillsborough 24   Elizabeth at Bridgewater-Raritan – Elizabeth 39, BR […]

UCT field hockey quarterfinals set for Saturday

3 games to take place at higher seeds

UCT FIELD HOCKEY SEEDS: 1-Oak Knoll. 2-Johnson. 3-Summit. 4-Cranford. 5-Westfield. 6-Kent Place. 7-Gov. Livingston.   QUARTERFINALS Saturday, Oct. 13 5-Westfield at 4-Cranford, 2 p.m. 6-Kent Place at 3-Summit, 2 p.m. 7-Gov. Livingston at 2-Johnson, 3:30 p.m.   SEMIFINALS Saturday, Oct. 20 At Johnson Bottom side of bracket game, 5 p.m. Top side of bracket game, […]

Union County Conference baseball divisions altered for 2013 season

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL REALIGNED AGAIN The following is the new Union County Conference alignment for the 2013 baseball season – revised Oct. 7 – that will commence at the end of March:   WATCHUNG DIVISION (7 schools) Governor Livingston Elizabeth Cranford Union Westfield Scotch Plains Linden *Linden moved back in and Union Catholic out. […]

Union County Tournaments beginning to gain ground in boys’ soccer, girls’ soccer, field hockey, girls’ volleyball and cross country

UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENTS    BOYS’ SOCCER QUARTERFINALS SATURDAY, OCT. 13 TOP SIDE OF THE BRACKET: 8-Brearley at 1-Scotch Plains, 2 p.m. 5-Summit at 4-Elizabeth, 4 p.m. BOTTOM SIDE OF THE BRACKET: 7-Cranford at 2-Westfield, 9 a.m. 11-Union at 3-Gov. Livingston, 10 a.m.   SEMIFINALS SUNDAY, Oct. 21 at Kean University 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. […]

RC girls’ soccer team will wear pink socks for Thursday’s game vs. Benedictine

In support of Breast Cancer Month

ROSELLE – The Roselle Catholic girls’ soccer team will look a little different for its game against Benedictine on Oct. 11. On the same date the RC volleyball team will host Bishop Ahr in its annual “Spike Breast Cancer” event, the Lions’ soccer players will wear pink socks for its match against Benedictine Academy on […]

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 […]