Union County Tournament’s boys basketball to be seeded

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Will this year’s boys basketball Union County Tournament be, shall we say, up for grabs in the same manner as a key rebound off a missed shot with the game on the line? In roughly two weeks of competition, we’ll find out if schools such as Linden, Elizabeth, Union Catholic or […]

Cranford wrestling wins ninth straight UCT

Cranford wrestling wins ninth straight UCT

UNION, NJ – On Senior Night at Cranford High School, scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 24, vs. arch rival Westfield High School, it was to be Cougar wrestling standout junior Jordan Chapman’s first attempt at reaching 100 victories. Although it was not a milestone in terms of even numbers, Chapman’s 99th career win will have just […]

Cranford, Governor Livingston and Rahway square off in annual wrestling UCT

UNION, NJ — Can the Cranford Cougars be caught? Governor Livingston High School has come close the past two years, with back-to-back second-place finishes. Rahway High School, which was scheduled to host Cranford High School with a 12-0 record on Wednesday night, Jan 17, could present a strong challenge as well. The 48th annual wrestling […]

Arthur L. Johnson HS presents it 2023 Fall Athletic Awards

Arthur L. Johnson HS presents it 2023 Fall Athletic Awards

CLARK, NJ — The Arthur L. Johnson Athletic Department recently had its 2023 Fall Athletic Awards. All the fall athletic teams and its seasons were highlighted by its coaches while all athletes received letters and awards. More than 189 varsity athletic letters were awarded throughout the evening, as participation in athletics at Arthur L. Johnson […]

A look back on 2023 Union County championship teams

A look back on 2023 Union County championship teams

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Among the Union County teams that won championships in 2023, four stood out in a very distinctive manner. The Cranford High School wrestling team captured a record-setting eighth straight Union County Tournament championship at Kean University’s Harwood Arena in January. The Linden High School boys basketball squad won North 2, Group […]

Four Union County boys basketball teams remain undefeated

UNION COUNTY, NJ — After three games to start the 2023-2024 high school boys basketball campaign in Union County, four teams found themselves still undefeated. As of Thursday, Dec. 21, those schools were Oratory Prep School, Governor Livingston High School and Group 4 powers Linden High School and Elizabeth High School at Frank J. Cicarell […]

Two ALJHS seniors sign with Merrimack College and Kutztown University

CLARK, NJ — On Wednesday, Nov. 8, various staff members and administration at Arthur L. Johnson High School participated in a signing-day ceremony to honor Robert Tyra, men’s lacrosse, and Joey Ortega, men’s wrestling, for their years of service to Crusader Athletics. This event commemorated the signing of National Letters of Intent by them to […]

A preview of the girls basketball season for 2023-24

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Just about the only thing the New Providence High School girls basketball team did not accomplish last year was going undefeated. However, the Pioneers came real close. Guided by longtime mentor Cap Pazdera, New Providence produced, perhaps, its finest season ever – that from a program with two previous state championship […]

Union County boys basketball teams prepare for 2023-2024 season

Union County boys basketball teams prepare for 2023-2024 season

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Which boys basketball teams in Union County will see the ball bounce their way more often than not this season? We shall soon find out, as the 2023-2024 season will commence around the state of New Jersey on Thursday, Dec. 14. There was a bit of a “changing of the guard” […]

BCC football All-Division teams are named for 2023

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union High School junior wide receiver Renick Dorilas hauled in 35 passes for 550 yards and five touchdowns, the longest one covering 80 yards. Linden High School senior middle linebacker Myles Hamilton was credited with 155 tackles, 36 of them solo and 119 assisted. To say he was all over the […]