Union Catholic receives game-winning 3 from senior guard Al Richardson with a minute to go; Union came back from 10-point deficit and took one lead late

Host Vikings scored game's final 5 points to capture UCC-Mountain Division clash over Farmers

SCOTCH PLAINS – Union Catholic senior guard Al Richardson made two shots. The first one was significant since it was the only field goal the host Vikings produced in the second quarter. The second one gave Union Catholic the lead back with just 1:01 remaining in the fourth quarter, some 22 seconds after the visiting […]

Union County Conference boys and girls basketball standings here as of Monday, Jan. 6

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

St. Jude Week at Union High School includes tripleheader boys’ basketball Dec. 19

Plainfield vs. Union; University vs. Linden and Summit vs. Westfield

UNION – St. Jude Week at Union High School will include the 5th Annual St. Jude Classic that will tip off Thursday at Union’s Louis J. Rettino Gymnasium. An Opening Night boys’ basketball tripleheader features: Plainfield vs. Union at 4 p.m. University vs. Linden at 5:30 p.m. and Summit vs. Westfield at 7 p.m. This […]

Union County boys’ and girls’ basketball schedule for first 4 days of season here: Dec. 19-22

UNION COUNTY BASKETBALL THE FIRST FOUR DAYS OF THE SEASON: THURSDAY, DEC. 19: BOYS Patrick School vs. Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, Conn. – Hoopfest Plainfield vs. Union at Union, 4 p.m. – St. Jude Brearley at Glen Ridge, 4 p.m. University vs. Linden at Union, 5:30 p.m. – St. Jude Gov. Livingston at Morris Hills, 7 […]

Union County Conference boys’ and girls’ basketball alignments for 2019-2020

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE FOR 2019-2020 BOYS’ BASKETBALL WATCHUNG DIVISION (3 schools): Elizabeth, Linden, Roselle Catholic. MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools): Plainfield, Scotch Plains, Union, Union Catholic, Westfield. VALLEY DIVISION (6 school): Cranford, Gov. Livingston, New Providence, Oratory Prep, Rahway, Summit. SKY DIVISION (7 schools): Brearley, Dayton, Hillside, Johnson, Koinonia, Roselle, Roselle Park. GIRLS’ BASKETBALL WATCHUNG DIVISION […]

Summit, Cranford, Westfield had best football records for the decade

3 BEST FOOTBALL RECORDS IN UNION COUNTY FOR THIS DECADE (2010-2019): SUMMIT HILLTOPPERS: 89-20 (.817) INCLUDES: 10 playoff seasons 13-7 sectional playoff record 3 state championships: won in 2012, 2013, 2018 4 state championship games: lost in 2011 Regional Championship Games: 0-1 Won playoff games in six seasons: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2018. Made […]

Roselle football wins at home on Thanksgiving to close its season with a 5-game winning streak; New Providence, Rahway and Westfield also triumph

Rams top Roselle Park 50-36 in first holiday game played at Arminio's new turf field

One team in Union County that can’t wait for the 2020 football season is the Roselle Rams. Roselle went 5-6 the very best way you can do it – by winning its final five games. Roselle hosted Roselle Park on Thanksgiving for the first time since 2015 and on Thursday morning the Rams came away […]

Union, Hillside and Westfield football all 1 win away from playing for state championships; In sectional semifinal action Friday night, Nov. 15

Undefeated Farmers (10-0) are home, while unbeaten Comets (9-0) and Blue Devils (6-3) are on the road

Former Irvington player, assistant coach and head coach Darnell Grant left Irvington to take over as head coach at Shabazz in 2010. With Shabazz dropped down to Group 2 at the time and now in a different conference he thought his days of preparing for the Union Farmers were done. He then became the head […]

Playoffs commence for 8 Union County gridiron schools this weekend, 3 on Nov. 8 and 5 on Nov. 9; Union seeks 10-0 start vs. Paterson Kennedy

8-0 Hillside out for 7th straight sectional playoff triumph vs. Cinnaminson

Eight teams preparing to take what they hope will be the first of three steps. The ladder to a state championship begins this weekend and you better bundle up. Teams begin the pre-season suffocating in brutal August heat. Now in order to reach their ultimate goal teams will see their breath right in front of […]

New Providence football at Brearley for the Mid-State’s Union Division title; Group 1 playoff squads both on a roll

Last two meetings have gone right down to the wire

Last year New Providence found a way in overtime after visiting Brearley kept coming back. On Friday night the two Union County Group 1 powers will clash again and for the second straight season the Mid-State 38 Conference’s Union Division championship will be on the line. Perhaps Union County’s biggest game this weekend pits New […]