Wrestlers who placed 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th at UCT right here

The following are the third-, fourth-, fifth- and sixth-place finishers at the 41st annual wrestling Union County Tournament held Jan. 16 at Union High School. 2016 UCT WRESTLING THIRD 106: Conor Halpin, Cranford 113: Chris Hoerle, Westfield 120: Rhise Royster, Rahway 126: Michael DeJesus, Plainfield 132: Jashmar Phillipe, Scotch Plains 138: Mike Nigro, Cranford 145: […]

GL girls’ basketball opens with home victory over Johnson, sparked by Bostwick game-high 14-point performance

Soranno nets 13 and Gerrato nine and 11 boards for Highlanders; A. Palella scores 13 and Visconti 11 for Crusaders

BERKELEY HEIGHTS – While host Governor Livingston was able to establish a double-digit lead early on without being able to consistently pass the ball inside to junior center Lindsay Gerrato, a second straight opening day win over division rival Johnson did not come that easily. The visiting Crusaders regrouped quickly after falling behind by as many […]

One last look at 2015 Union County football season

The 2015 Union County football season will always be remembered as the year Cranford cemented 12-0 for the first time, Westfield captured its first state championship in 38 years – en route to a program-first 12-0 mark – and that Brearley came oh so close to joining Cranford and Westfield at 12-0, falling just one […]

Cranford football captures 2nd state championship in playoff era; Schetelich throws 4 TD passes, runs for 2 scores

Cougars produce first 12-0 season

UNION – In 1985 it was the “46 defense” that was a big part of the Chicago Bears going 18-1 and winning the Super Bowl for the first and only time. Ladies and gentlemen, thirty years later I present you with the “50 offense” courtesy of the Cranford Cougars. For the fourth time this season […]

11 Union County football teams in this weekend’s opening playoffs; Undefeated Cranford, Brearley squads seek to extend winning streaks

Eleven got in. How many will get out? Union County is well represented in playoff football that commences this weekend. Eleven of the 17 football playing schools in Union County qualified. Last week I wrote that nine would get in. Rahway and Roselle also snuck in as eighth seeds in their sections – the Indians […]

Johnson football captures 4th straight; Downs visiting Belvidere to move closer to clinching CJ, G2 playoff berth

Crusaders receive two TDs from Bergin, one from Sanchez

CLARK – While Johnson’s fourth consecutive victory was not perfect or even up to the coaching staff’s standards, the Crusaders did extend their winning streak and moved one step closer to clinching a second straight playoff berth in Central Jersey, Group 2. Johnson scored single touchdowns in three of the four quarters and took care […]

Johnson football notches another 3-game winning streak; Crusaders prepping for battle with Belvidere

Seek second straight CJ, G2 playoff berth

For the second year in a row a three-game winning streak has evened Johnson’s record following another tough 0-3 start. The Crusaders of Clark just notched their first road win and have scored the same amount of points – 110 – as they have surrendered. Johnson’s next goal is to prove that it is better […]

Roselle Park football has longest winning streak of any team in Union County – now at 4

Panthers lone team off this weekend; Will return Sept. 25 at Bound Brook

Three Union County teams opened with shutout victories last weekend, two on Friday night and one on Saturday afternoon. On Friday night in Mid-State 38 Conference-Valley Division play, Roselle Park opened at home with a 38-0 win over Pingry, while New Providence won at South Hunterdon 34-0. For the Panthers it was their fourth straight win […]

Grammar school students excel at RC’s Write On Sports summer camp

“Write on Sports” completed a second straight successful season at Roselle Catholic High School earlier this month. Eight grammar school campers, residents of Roselle, Linden, Elizabeth, Hillside and North Plainfield, completed the two-week camp session, directed by Roselle Catholic graduates Joe Skrec (’84) and Erin Sisk “’06), from July 6-10 and July 13-17. Write on […]

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