Roselle Park softball seeks to capture program-record 4th straight sectional title; Panthers host Whippany Park May 28

For the fourth year in a row the Roselle Park softball team will be playing for a sectional championship. To even reach four straight sectional finals is quite an achievement. You first have to put yourself in the position of making the states. Then you need to be among the top teams in the section […]

Union County baseball, softball states schedule for Tuesday, May 28 here; At least one baseball team will reach a sectional final

Union County baseball is guaranteed of having at least two teams play for a sectional championship. That’s because Scotch Plains is hosting Westfield in North 2, Group 4 action and in North 2, Group 1 play it will be Dayton hosting New Providence. Three of the four teams remaining in North 2, Group 1 are […]

Union County baseball and softball teams still alive in states; Schedule for May 24, 25 and 28

UNION COUNTY BASEBALL REMAINING IN STATES (Westfield, Scotch Plains, Elizabeth, Gov. Livingston, Johnson, Dayton, Brearley, New Providence, Oratory Prep) FRIDAY, MAY 24 NORTH 2, GROUP 4 QUARTERFINALS: 8-Westfield at 1-Bayonne, 3 p.m. 5-J.P. Stevens at Scotch Plains, 4 p.m. 10-Elizabeth at 2-Ridge, 4 p.m. CENTRAL JERSEY, GROUP 2 QUARTERFINALS: 9-South Plainfield at 1-Gov. Livingston, 4 […]

Dayton baseball scores in first and then holds on to top visiting Whippany Park 1-0 in North 2, Group 1 first round action; Pitchers Pulice, Gelo and Cacioppo combine to toss 6-hit shutout

Bulldogs will next host Shabazz Bulldogs in Thursday's quarterfinal round

SPRINGFIELD – Forget about seeds. Whippany Park baseball came to play and nearly pulled off a big upset, which would have been just its third victory. However, Dayton pitchers Vinny Pulice, Zach Gelo and Michael Cacioppo combined on a six-hit shutout to halt the visiting Wildcats 1-0 in Monday’s North 2, Group 1 first round […]

Union County baseball, softball teams in states here; Baseball begins May 20, softball continues same day

UNION COUNTY BASEBALL TEAMS IN STATES:   NORTH 2, GROUP 4: 9-Union at 8-Westfield 13-Columbia at 4-Scotch Plains 10-Elizabeth at 7-Newark East Side   NORTH 2, GROUP 3: 14-Iselin Kennedy at 3-Cranford 10-Summit at 7-Ferris   NORTH 2, GROUP 1: 9-North Arlington at 8-Roselle Park 13-Lincoln at 4-Brearley 14-Belvidere at 4-New Providence 15-Whippany Park at […]

Scotch Plains tops Johnson 4-0 to win baseball Union County Tournament championship; Raiders, who were on precipice of losing in first round, give up only 3 runs in 4 tourney triumphs

UNION – Two weeks into the season Scotch Plains-Fanwood had a record of 2-6. The Raiders were not thinking trophy. They were looking to snap a five-game losing streak. Then 11 days later Scotch Plains was down to its final out, just one strike away from losing to be more specific, before rallying to win […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball standings here as of Monday, May 13

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, MAY 13   WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Cranford (8-1) – outright champions 2-Gov. Livingston (6-3) 3-Union (5-4) 4-Scotch Plains (4-5) 5-Westfield (3-5) 6-Elizabeth (0-8)   MOUNTAIN DIVISION (4 schools): 1-Johnson (4-1) 2-Summit (3-2) 3-Union Catholic (2-3) 4-New Providence (1-4)   VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Oratory Prep (9-0) […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball standings here as of Monday, May 6; Oratory Prep baseball won the Valley Division outright

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, MAY 6 WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Cranford (7-1) 2-Gov. Livingston (6-2) 3-Union (4-4) 4-Westfield (3-4) 5-Scotch Plains (3-5) 6-Elizabeth (0-7) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (4 schools): 1-Johnson (3-1) 2-Summit (2-2) Union Catholic (2-2) 4-New Providence (1-3) VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Oratory Prep (8-0) – outright champions 2-Dayton (6-2) 3-Brearley […]

Summit baseball advances to UCT semifinals for first time since 2015; Hilltoppers top top-seeded Cranford in 8 innings

Carlson walks with bases loaded for winning RBI and Reddy tosses complete-game, nine-hitter to improve to 5-0; Hilltoppers now 11-5

Emory Carlson walked with the bases loaded and nobody out in the top of the eighth to give Summit the lead once again and then Matt Reddy retired Cranford on three pitches in the bottom of the eighth. All of a sudden the visiting Hilltoppers found themselves in unfamiliar territory. Summit baseball advanced to the […]

FEMALE CRANFORD ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

FEMALE CRANFORD ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Anna Horne, varsity lacrosse player “Anna has been the Cougars’ starting goalie for the last four years and she will be continuing her lacrosse career at Drew University. It has been incredible seeing Anna develop over the last four years! She is an incredible leader and role model to her teammates.” — Coach Samantha Berk […]