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 […]

Roselle Park girls’ tennis improves records to 11-7 and 7-5, five of top seven players return next year; All-UCC division teams honor county’s best

Linden, sparked by county champions Zalewski and Podsiebierski, capture Valley Division title

The Roselle Park girls’ tennis team improved its overall and league records this season and next year will return five of its top seven players. The Panthers, guided by head coach Nancy Sturcke since 1977, finished 11-7 overall and 7-5 and in third place in the Mountain Division of the Union County Conference. Last year’s […]

Union football garners program’s 500th victory; Farmers win at Hillsborough 35-28

Improve to 3-2 overall and in the Mid-State 38 Conference's Delaware Division

The Union football program gained its 500th victory in its 92nd season, winning at Hillsborough 35-28 Friday night in Mid-State 38 Conference-Delaware Division action. Union’s overall record now stands at 500-301-52 (,624). Union improved to 3-2 overall and 3-2 in the Delaware Division. Hillsborough fell to 2-4 overall and 2-4 in the Delaware Division. FRIDAY NIGHT’S UNION […]

UCT girls’ soccer kicks off this Saturday; defending co-champion Scotch Plains is top seed once again

Dayton, Union, Johnson and Brearley were to host first 4 matches

The girls’ soccer Union County Tournament was to kick off this Saturday, Sept. 28, with four preliminary round matches. Defending co-champion Scotch Plains was awarded the top seed once again. Four first round games are scheduled to be played Wednesday, Oct. 2, with four more second round games set to take place Saturday, Oct. 5. The […]

College athletics: what families need to hear; Renkens of Recruiting Realities to speak at Johnson Monday, Sept. 23

"It's a Game... Know the Rules" is guaranteed to serve as a reality check for families of student-athletes looking to get their degree and play at the college level

National keynote speaker, Jack Renkens of Recruiting Realities will bring his unique, no-nonsense presentation on college athletic recruiting to Arthur L. Johnson High School, 365 Westfield Avenue in Clark on Monday, September 23rd at 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium. “It’s a Game… Know the Rules” is guaranteed to serve as a reality check for families […]

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