Strong second half surge shows Westfield girls basketball the way in Watchung Division home win over Cranford

WESTFIELD – This seems to be the perfect time of the season for the Westfield Blue Devils to elevate their game. Three division home games fill the schedule this week, starting with Tuesday’s matchup vs. Cranford. “We feel this is one of the most talented teams Westfield’s had,” senior Caroline Dwyer said. “We’ll continue to […]

Union County Conference boys and girls basketball standings here as of Monday, Jan. 20

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BOYS BASKETBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, JAN. 20 WATCHUNG DIVISION (3 schools): 1-Roselle Catholic (2-0) 2-Elizabeth (1-1) 3-Linden (0-2) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools): 1-Westfield (5-0) 2-Union Catholic (3-1) 3-Union (2-3) 4-Plainfield (1-3) 5-Scotch Plains (0-4) VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Summit (4-1) Rahway (4-1) 3-Gov. Livingston (3-2) Oratory Prep (3-2) 5-Cranford (1-4) 6-New […]

Union County Conference boys and girls basketball standings here as of Monday, Jan. 13

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BOYS BASKETBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, JAN. 13 WATCHUNG DIVISION (3 schools): 1-Elizabeth (1-0) Roselle Catholic (1-0) 3-Linden (0-2) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools): 1-Westfield (3-0) 2-Union Catholic (2-0) 3-Union (2-2) 4-Scotch Plains (0-2) 5-Plainfield (0-3) VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Rahway (3-0) 2-Gov. Livingston (2-1) Oratory Prep (2-1) Summit (2-1) 5-New Providence (0-3) […]

Cranford wrestling captures 6th straight UCT championship; Brearley’s Braun, the 170 champion, is OW for upper weights

Third-place Rahway has most winners with 4: Murray, Francois, Boss and Darisme

UNION – What did it come down to for the Cranford Cougars to capture a sixth consecutive county championship? “We had all 13 wrestlers place, so we all showed up,” ninth-year head coach Pat Gorman said. “Those extra points you get along the way really become important.” Most expected Cranford and Westfield to battle for […]

Cranford seeks 6th straight championship, while Westfield is out to win for the first time in 30 years; UCT Wrestling at Union Jan. 11

Hoerle seeks to become first Blue Devils grappler to win 4 crowns

UNION – What to look for during this Saturday’s 45th annual Wrestling Union County Tournament at Union High School’s Louis J. Rettino Gymnasium? It appears that Cranford will capture the event for the sixth consecutive year or Westfield will win the crown for the first time since 1990. Union head coach Dino DeBellonia shares that […]

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) […]

Rahway boys basketball defense stymies and offense takes control in 2nd quarter to prodice opening Valley Division triumph at Cranford; Indians have 4 players score in double-figures

Cranford junior Petgrave paces all with 16

CRANFORD – Being aggressive on the court means taking chances with a distinguishable amount of confidence. When the second quarter began visiting Rahway wanted nothing to do with playing host Cranford even as it had done for the first eight minutes. The Indians took the ball to the hoop and filled it in a variety […]

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 […]

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