Worthy of UCT girls basketball top seed: Westfield and New Providence

Westfield, one of the hottest teams in Union County and the Union County Conference’s outright Watchung Division champion, will not be the least bit offended if it does not receive the top seed for the 45th annual girls basketball Union County Tournament. The seeding meeting is scheduled to take place Tuesday morning at the Linden […]

Union County Conference boys and girls basketball standings and overall records here as of Monday, Feb. 10

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BOYS BASKETBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, FEB. 10 WATCHUNG DIVISION (3 schools): 1-Roselle Catholic (4-0) – outright champions 2-Elizabeth (2-2) 3-Linden (0-4) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools): 1-Westfield (8-0) – outright champions 2-Union Catholic (4-4) Union (4-4) Plainfield (4-4) 5-Scotch Plains (0-8) VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Summit (9-1) – outright champions 2-Rahway (8-2) […]

Johnson boys basketball nets 10th win; O’Connor and Laughery each net team-high 14 points

Alicea, Dayton's all-time leading boys scorer, leads visiting Bulldogs with 13, 11 on free throws

CLARK – To cement their position as one of the top teams in Central Jersey, Group 2 the Johnson Crusaders continued to play the kind of basketball they are capable of. It wasn’t perfect by any means, but they were able to hold one of the best players in their division to just one official […]

Summit boys basketball sweeps Rahway to capture Union County Conference’s Valley Division title; Senior guard Baier passes 1,000 career points

Hilltoppers have now won 13 straight, while Indians see their 5-game winning streak snapped

RAHWAY – Despite fast starts to the first and second quarters and double-digit leads in each of the first three once again Summit found itself in a dogfight with Rahway. When the fourth quarter commenced the Hilltoppers were only ahead by one after producing a lead as big as 15. “Going into the fourth quarter […]

Roselle Catholic girls basketball posts convincing home win over Roselle; Freshman Alexander comes off the bench to lead all scorers with 17 points

Junior center Maddison Vaughn paces Rams with 14 points, 13 rebounds and 5 blocks

ROSELLE – Beginning with the vigorous play of freshman Shauntia Alexander off the bench, Roselle Catholic seized control of Monday night’s Union County Conference-crossover clash during the latter stages of the first quarter. Then the Lions never let go. Alexander’s first points gave home team its fourth lead and the advantage for good against visiting […]

Union County Conference boys and girls basketball standings here as of Monday, Feb. 3

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BOYS BASKETBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, FEB. 3 WATCHUNG DIVISION (3 schools): 1-Roselle Catholic (2-0) 2-Elizabeth (1-1) 3-Linden (0-2) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools): 1-Westfield (7-0) – outright champions 2-Union (4-3) 3-Union Catholic (3-3) 4-Plainfield (2-4) 5-Scotch Plains (0-6) VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Summit (7-1) Rahway (7-1) 3-Oratory Prep (5-3) 4-Gov. Livingston (3-4) […]

UNION MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

UNION MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Markeith Hinnant senior, boys basketball “Markeith is one of three seniors on this year’s team. He is an undersized guard but is the heartbeat of the team. He plays with tremendous effort and always puts the team first, ahead of personal accomplishments. Markeith is an honor-roll student in school. His stats include averaging six points, […]

UNION FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

UNION FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Joy Enaohwo junior, girls indoor track “Joy has exhibited great leadership qualities to go along with her excellent performances on the track. Joy has set personal records in the 55 meters, 200 meters, as well as the 400 meters. She has a great attitude, she believes in herself, and she trusts me as her coach […]

Union standout Sanborn remembers the time he almost gave up on the sport he will continue to play in college

All-State QB to sign Feb. 5 with Division 2 Springfield, Mass. school American International College

Andrew Sanborn remembers quite well the time he almost gave up on football. “I was about to actually quit football before middle school,” Sanborn recalled. “I didn’t really have a good experience in my Pop Warner at quarterback, you always run the ball and it really wasn’t that fun. “Then a friend of mine called […]

Hillside girls basketball, with much confidence, improves to 12-2; Comets off to best start in 7 years

Produced first 10-game winning streak in program history

HILLSIDE – If you want to succeed on the court and in the classroom you need to have a certain amount of confidence. The Hillside girls basketball team is not lacking that key component. “We’re ready for more competition,” exclaimed senior guard Quanajah Felder after the Comets, according to first-year head coach Jaleel Taylor, made […]