Johnson baseball program to honor 1974 sectional championship team; Also a special announcement will be made during the ceremony regarding the formation of the Jeff Felter Memorial Scholarship

Friday will be a special day for the Johnson High School baseball program. The 1974 team, which captured a sectional title, will be honored. As many as 11 members of the 1974 squad, along with head coach Louis Peragallo, will be attending. A pre-game ceremony will take place prior to Johnson’s scheduled 4 p.m. Union […]

Roselle Park, Union, Johnson, Cranford and GL move on in UCT softball

While defending champion and top-seeded Westfield will have to wait until Monday to play its first-round game – at home vs. 16th-seeded and 7-1 Roselle Catholic – Roselle Park, Union, Johnson, Cranford and Governor Livingston all advanced to Friday night’s quarterfinals at Linden with first-round wins on Saturday. Three of the eight first-round games were […]

Defending champ Cranford, top-seeded GL and lower seed Roselle Park advance in UCT baseball

Defending champion Cranford, top-seeded Governor Livingston and lower-seeded Roselle Park – sparked by standout senior Luis Amaro – advanced to the baseball Union County Tournament quarterfinals with first-round wins on Saturday. The quarterfinals are scheduled to be played at the higher seeds Wednesday, with Thursday as the rain date. Cranford, which has won the UCT […]

UCT baseball and softball seeding information here

61ST ANNUAL BASEBALL UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENT   SEEDS: 1-Gov. Livingston. 2-Cranford. 3-Westfield. 4-Scotch Plains. 5-Dayton. 6-Union. 7-Union Catholic. 8-Elizabeth. 9-Summit. 10-New Providence. 11-Roselle Park. 12-Johnson. 13-Oratory Prep. 14-Plainfield 15-Rahway. 16-Roselle Catholic. 17-Linden.   PRELIMINARY ROUND Wednesday, April 23 Linden 11, Roselle Catholic 5 – at RC   FIRST ROUND Saturday, April 26 TOP SIDE OF […]

GL baseball in line to earn top seed for 61st annual Union County Tournament; Highlanders off to fine 10-1 start

First-round games are April 26, quarterfinals April 30, semifinals May 3 and final May 10.

The Governor Livingston baseball team has never won the Union County Tournament. The Highlanders probably never earned the top seed before either. This could be their year. GL, with an overall record of 10-1 and a Union County Conference-Watchung Division mark of 4-1, is in line to earn the top seed for the 61st annual […]

Former Johnson High star Rusin was also standout in college; Had quite a 4-year field hockey career for Quinnipiac University squad

Jess Rusin, a 2010 Johnson High School graduate who led the Crusaders to the 2009 Union County Tournament title, produced an incredible senior year that capped off one of the most prolific scoring careers in Quinnipiac University history. Rusin, the 2008 Union County Field Hockey Player of the Year as chosen by The Star-Ledger, as […]

Roselle Park baseball seeks continued success; Dad’s Club Invite at RP is April 11-13

Panthers have 11 seniors and 7 returning starters

After somewhat surprisingly reaching the North 2, Group 1 championship game last year after a rocky 3-7 start, the RosellePark baseball team has aspirations of winning the section again this year – which would be for the first time since 2011. A major stumbling block is Dayton, with RosellePark falling to the Bulldogs in last […]

Final UCC girls’ basketball standings, overall records and Coaches’ picks here

Five UnionCounty girls’ basketball teams won at least 20 games this season, with three of them also capturing Union County Conference championships. Roselle Catholic set a program record for wins in a 25-2 season that included a fourth straight Watchung Division crown and sixth consecutive league title. For the first time the Lions finished undefeated […]

Final UCC boys’ basketball standings, overall records and Coaches’ picks here

UnionCounty boys’ basketball was well-represented, once again, among the best hoops in the state of New Jersey. For the first time in seven years and for the sixth time overall UnionCounty had two of the six state champions in the Tournament of Champions and for the first time neither was the Union County Tournament champion. […]

Cranford’s Murray leads Cougar wrestlers to second-place UCT finish; Roselle Park repeats as champions

Brearley has most champs with 4

UNION – Gavin Murray came oh so close last year. The talented Cranford grappler met Governor Livingston’s Ryan Hoy in the county championship bout at 132 and was edged by the defending champion 9-8. That was the last of the 14 finals matchups. Murray, a junior, and Hoy, a senior, were destined to meet again […]

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