North falls to South in 40th annual Phil Simms New Jersey All-Star Game; Cranford’s Valentino kicks 37 yard FG, totals 4 points

UNION – South quarterback Josh Zamot – in his final high school game before going on to play at Stony Brook – talked afterwards about a play he called, “5 Special.” “It was something we ran in practice five times,” Zamot said. The play produced a touchdown pass to wide receiver Edwin Morales early in […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball all-division teams for 2018 here

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL ALL-DIVISION TEAMS FOR 2018 WATCHUNG: Gordon Graceffo, Cranford, pitcher Jim Shriner, Cranford, right field Andre Tirso, Elizabeth, outfield Israel Santana, Elizabeth, catcher Daniel Serretti, Gov. Livingston, shortstop Andrew Compton, Gov. Livingston, third base Stephen Reid, Gov. Livingston, designated hitter D.J. Gonelli, Gov. Livingston, pitcher-first base Will Gale, Scotch Plains-Fanwood, right field […]

Union County football well represented in June 25 Phil Simms North-South All-Star Game at Kean; former Roselle coach Grasso, Sr. to be honored at halftime

UNION – Jerish Halsey came up quite large in Rahway’s biggest games last season. The elusive wide receiver produced two touchdowns in Rahway’s season-opening win at Hillside. He then hauled in a touchdown pass in Rahway’s victory the following month at undefeated Somerville. In North 2, Group 3 play at Summit Halsey was there to […]

Final Union County Conference baseball, softball standings here for 2018

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE FINAL BASEBALL STANDINGS FOR 2018 SEASON WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Gov. Livingston (6-3-1) – repeat outright champions 2-Scotch Plains (6-4) 3-Westfield (5-4) 4-Cranford (4-5-1) 5-Union (4-6) 6-Elizabeth (3-6) Not played: Elizabeth at Westfield MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools): 1-New Providence (7-1) – outright champions 2-Johnson (6-2) 3-Summit (5-3) 4-Union Catholic (2-6) 5-Linden (0-8) […]

A look back at Westfield’s first appearance in a group final and a dramatic comeback win in state sectional play before

SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 2011 AT TOMS RIVER SOUTH: – Manalapan 29, Westfield 14 Although the scoreboard read Manalapan 29, Westfield 14 once Saturday’s Group 4 state championship baseball game at Toms River South’s Ken Frank Stadium concluded, the Blue Devils produced a victory of sorts by the way they refused to quit. Westfield trailed 11-0 […]

Union County Conference baseball champions since 2010 and softball champs since 2012 here

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL CHAMPIONS 2018 UCC CHAMPIONS Watchung: Gov. Livingston Mountain: New Providence Valley: Roselle Park, Rahway Sky: Plainfield 2017 UCC CHAMPIONS Watchung: Gov. Livingston Mountain: Summit Valley: Roselle Park Sky: Plainfield 2016 UCC CHAMPIONS Watchung: Westfield Mountain: Johnson Valley: Summit Sky: Rahway 2015 UCC CHAMPIONS Watchung: Gov. Livingston, Cranford Mountain: Dayton, Johnson, Union […]

Union County baseball, softball state tournament schedule here for Tuesday, May 29

UNION COUNTY BASEBALL STILL ALIVE IN STATES (5): Westfield, Scotch Plains, New Providence, Gov. Livingston, Oratory Prep. TUESDAY, MAY 29 NORTH 2, GROUP 4 SEMIFINAL: 4-Scotch Plains at 1-Westfield NORTH 2, GROUP 1 SEMIFINAL: 5-Hoboken at 1-New Providence CENTRAL JERSEY, GROUP 2 SEMIFINAL: 4-Metuchen at 1-Gov. Livingston NON-PUBLIC, NORTH A QUARTERFINAL: 8-Oratory Prep at 1-Bergen […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball standings and overall records here as of Monday, May 28

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, MAY 28 WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Gov. Livingston (6-3-1) 2-Scotch Plains (6-4) 3-Westfield (5-4) 4-Cranford (4-5-1) 5-Union (4-6) 6-Elizabeth (3-6) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools): 1-New Providence (7-1) – outright champions 2-Johnson (6-2) 3-Summit (5-3) 4-Union Catholic (2-6) 5-Linden (0-8) VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Rahway (8-1) 2-Roselle Park […]