MALE CRANFORD ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

MALE CRANFORD ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Conor Halpin, varsity lacrosse player “Conor Halpin has had tremendous start to his senior season this year, and a tremendous impact on our team’s improvements and successful first quarter/half thus far. He is contributing and leading the way for us in scoring, possession of the ball, with his excellence in facing off and collecting ground […]

UNION MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Zach Fernandez, Senior, Baseball Zach is a four year starter for the Union High School Baseball Program. During his tenure at Union High School, Zach has been a model student-athlete and is extremely committed and determined to improve on the baseball field and in the classroom. During his senior season, Zach has been proven to […]

Cranford softball tops Dayton in UCT quarterfinal play; Schwerdtfeger, McCaffery, Brunton, Moreno, Gardiner star for Cougars

Mahy slugs home run and double and drives in 3 runs for Bulldogs

CRANFORD – One way of describing “coming through in the clutch” is when a batter is tested with the most pressure. Three times Cranford batters came up with runners in scoring position with two outs. All three times those Cougars produced. First was senior catcher Erin Schwerdtfeger, who on a 1-2 pitch drilled a shot […]

UNION FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

UNION FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Alyssa Thomas, Junior, Softball Alyssa Thomas is a junior pitcher that has been starting varsity for the past two years. She averages 12 strikeouts per game with a record of 3-2. As much as Alyssa wants to pitch well, she wants to hit well too. She is batting .409 in the seven games that she […]

Union Catholic baseball – sparked by Donohue, McReynolds and Tomalavage – advances in UCT for first time in 3 years; Vikings top visiting Dayton to move to quarterfinals

Game much closer than final score indicates

SCOTCH PLAINS – The way Dylan Donohue was dealing for Union Catholic two things were certain. The Vikings were going to eclipse last year’s win total and they were also going to win a county tournament game for the first time in three years. Donahue allowed only two batters to reach base, before and after […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball standings here as of Monday, April 29

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, APRIL 29 WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Cranford (5-1) Gov. Livingston (5-1) 3-Union (3-3) 4-Westfield (2-3) 5-Scotch Plains (2-4) 6-Elizabeth (0-5) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (4 schools): 1-Union Catholic (2-1) Johnson (2-1) 3-New Providence (1-2) Summit (1-2) VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Oratory Prep (6-0) 2-Dayton (5-1) 3-Brearley (3-3) Roselle Park […]

Undefeated Westfield is top seed for 44th annual softball Union County Tournament; defending champion Roselle Park is 2nd

Johnson seed 3rd, Cranford 4th; Semifinals and final will be at Kean

Westfield softball last won a county championship five years ago. The Blue Devils, with a cast that features top freshmen and sophomores, is making a case to get back to the top of the mountain. With a record of 8-0 that includes six wins against fellow Union County teams including two over Watchung Division rival […]

Cranford is top seed for 66th annual baseball Union County Tournament; Defending champion GL is 2nd, Union 3rd and Johnson 4th

Championship game is scheduled for May 13 at Kean University

Cranford, by virtue of last week’s 7-4 home win over 7-0 Governor Livingston, was selected the top seed – owners of 7-2 record – for the 66th annual baseball Union County Tournament. The Cougars last won the UCT in 2015 and last reached the final in 2017. GL, the second seed, is the defending champion […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball standings here as of Monday, April 22

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, APRIL 22 WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Cranford (5-1) Gov. Livingston (5-1) 3-Union (3-3) 4-Westfield (2-3) 5-Scotch Plains (2-4) 6-Elizabeth (0-5) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (4 schools): 1-Union Catholic (2-1) Johnson (2-1) 3-New Providence (1-2) Summit (1-2) VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Oratory Prep (6-0) 2-Dayton (5-1) 3-Brearley (3-3) Roselle Park […]

Roselle Park softball comes back to top visiting Union; Emma Cieslinski, Hummel star

Thomas pitches well for Farmers; Roman slugs solo HR

ROSELLE PARK – Showing much more promise this season, visiting Union scored in the first two innings, both times after the first two batters were retired, and led Roselle Park as late as the bottom of the fifth. It took the host Panthers some time before they were successful with the bats against Union pitcher […]