Cranford ends dry spell by winning UCT championship, 12-2, against Jonathan Dayton

Cranford ends dry spell by winning UCT championship, 12-2, against Jonathan Dayton

UNION, NJ — Once Cranford High School captured its first baseball Union County Tournament championship in 1999, the Cougars began to win the event quite often. Lately, however, Cranford ran into a dry spell. That was until Monday night. Sparked by the pitching of senior Will Gallagher and an offensive attack lifted by the heavy-hitting […]

Cranford and Elizabeth square off in UCT softball finals

CRANFORD, NJ — Not often do the top two seeds make it to the championship game. However, that was the case this year, as defending champion and top-seeded Cranford High School was to clash with second-seeded Elizabeth High School in the 46th annual softball Union County Tournament championship game. The game was rescheduled to be […]

UCC baseball tournament blazes into high gear in quarterfinals

UCC baseball tournament blazes into high gear in quarterfinals

UNION COUNTY, NJ — If the weather cooperated and the quarterfinals were played at the fields of the higher seeds on Wednesday, May 18, then the 68th annual baseball Union County Tournament is set to move on to Kean University in Union. The semifinals are scheduled to be contested at Kean on Saturday, May 21, […]

Cranford Cougars baseball team takes top seed for UCT

CRANFORD, NJ — It’s now been five years since Cranford High School advanced to the baseball Union County Tournament championship game. It’s been seven years since the Cougars have captured the crown. Last year’s squad, the top seed and quite capable, was stymied by Westfield High School senior right-hander Chris Ho, 2-1, in the first […]

Top-seeded Cougars roar into UCT softball semifinals

Top-seeded Cougars roar into UCT softball semifinals

CRANFORD, NJ – The top-seeded Cougars knew they were going to be in for a challenge when facing eighth-seeded David Brearley High School in one of the softball Union County Tournament quarterfinals on Monday, May 9. The teams first clashed on Wednesday, April 20, in Kenilworth, with the visiting Cougars coming away with a hard-fought […]

Cranford softball continues to shine as division takes shape

UNION COUNTY, NJ — With only one loss against a county opponent, defending champion Cranford High School was considered the favorite to garner the top seed for the 46th annual softball Union County Tournament. The UCT was to be seeded earlier this week, with first-round games scheduled for Thursday, May 5. The quarterfinals are set […]

Baseball seeds begin to take shape in Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The two teams in the lead for the top seed in this month’s 68th annual baseball Union County Tournament, Cranford and Governor Livingston high schools, are both scheduled to play a team they lost to the first time around. Cranford is scheduled to host New Providence High School on Thursday, May […]

Four teams have reigned in the Union County Tournament championships for the last 12 years

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The gold standard in Union County baseball for some time now has been set by Cranford, Governor Livingston, Westfield and Scotch Plains–Fanwood high schools. Since 2009, only those four schools have been able to capture Union County Tournament championships. The 68th annual UCT is scheduled to be seeded on Monday, May […]

Cougars start baseball season undefeated with a 5-0 record

Cougars start baseball season undefeated with a 5-0 record

CRANFORD, NJ — While its brand of baseball has not reached the brilliant bar yet, Cranford High School’s baseball team began the week with a 4-0 record as it continued Union County Conference competition. The Cougars, defending Watchung Division champions, improved to 5-0 overall and 3-0 in the Watchung Division after defeating Arthur L. Johnson […]

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