UCT soccer championship games Oct. 26 at Kean: Girls’ – 3-Scotch Plains vs. 1-Cranford, 6 p.m.; Boys’ – 4-Union vs. 3-Westfield, 7:30 p.m.

Cranford girls last team to beat Scotch Plains in a final; Westfield boys' 11-0-1 vs. Union from 2012-2017

Both Union County Tournament soccer championship game matchups offer certain elements of intrigue. They are now scheduled for Friday night at Kean University’s Alumni Stadium in Union – hopefully before the rain, heavy winds and lower temperatures prevail. It will be third-seeded and eight-time defending (twice shared) champion Scotch Plains vs. top-seeded Cranford in the […]

Union County Tournament champions here; Cross country is Oct. 24, girls’ volleyball Oct. 26 and girls’ and boys’ soccer finals TBA

UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENT 2018 CHAMPIONS: GIRLS’ TENNIS: Westfield and Kent Place – Kent Place repeats. GYMNASTICS: Cranford wins for 3rd straight year. FIELD HOCKEY: Oak Knoll wins for 9th straight year. CROSS COUNTRY: Wednesday, Oct. 24 at Warinanco Park Westfield is the defending champion for boys’ and girls’. GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL: Friday, Oct. 26 at Kean […]

A look at Hillside’s new field turf football field

HILLSIDE – Here is a look at Hillside’s new field turf football field. The Comets (7-0) will host Cranford (5-2) Saturday, Oct. 27 at 1 p.m. for the first game that will be played on it. Hillside has won a Union County-leading 11 straight games. Hillside’s last loss was at Cranford Friday night, Oct. 27, […]

Big UCT day at Johnson Oct. 20; Field hockey final first, followed by girls’ soccer and then boys’ soccer semifinals

This Saturday, Oct. 20 will be a busy day concerning Union County Tournaments at Johnson High School’s Nolan Field in Clark. First at noon will be the field hockey final pitting Summit schools Kent Place, the third seed, vs. top-seeded Oak Knoll. Oak Knoll has won the most titles, including the last eight. Oak Knoll […]

Hillside got out of South River with another victory to extend winning streak to 10; Comets to face North Plainfield for first time since 2011

When Hillside returned to South River last Saturday it was the Comets who were undefeated this time. Also unlike last year’s game the score was much closer when the final period commenced. South River quarterback Michael DeSantis scored on a three-yard run in the fourth quarter to pull his team to within 14-13. However, his […]

UCT girls’ volleyball to continue Oct. 19 with 4 quarterfinal round matchups at higher seeds; Semifinals are Oct. 24 at Johnson High School and the final Oct. 26 at Kean University

The girls’ volleyball Union County Tournament continues Friday, Oct. 19 with the four quarterfinal round matchups at the higher seeds. The top eight seeds all made it, with the top four hosting. The tournament then moves to Johnson High School in Clark for the Wednesday, Oct. 24 semifinals at 6 p.m. and 7:30. The championship […]

UCTs information here, with girls’ soccer semifinals and Oct. 20 field hockey final still to be scheduled

UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENTS BOYS’ SOCCER: QUARTERFINALS: Saturday, Oct. 13 Elizabeth 3, Plainfield 2 Union 1, Elizabeth 0 Scotch Plains 2, Roselle 0 Westfield 3, Cranford 2 SEMIFINALS: Saturday, Oct. 20 At Johnson 3-Westfield vs. 2-Scotch Plains, 5:30 p.m. 4-Union vs. 1-Elizabeth, 7:30 p.m. FINAL: Saturday, Oct. 27 Semifinal winners, TBA GIRLS’ SOCCER: QUARTERFINALS: Saturday, Oct. […]

For 2nd time in 3 years 3-2 Cranford football tops 5-0 Summit; Cougars enhance North, Group 4 playoff chances

For the second straight season – with, perhaps, the playoffs on the line – the Cranford Cougars came through big-time in the second half at home against an undefeated team. Trailing 5-0 Summit by five points at intermission, Cranford fought hard in quarters three and four to top the visiting Hilltoppers 25-12 Friday night at […]

Girls’ volleyball Union County Tournament to commence Oct. 12; Final is Oct. 26 at Kean University

2018 UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENT GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL SEEDS: 1-Westfield. 2-Union Catholic. 3-Union. 4-Kent Place. 5-Scotch Plains. 6-New Providence. 7-Linden. 8-Gov. Livingston. 9-Benedictine. 10-Summit. 11-Rahway. 12-Roselle. 13-Elizabeth. 14-Dayton. 15-Plainfield. 16-Cranford. 17-Roselle Catholic. 18-Johnson. 19-Oak Knoll. PRELIMINARY ROUND: Friday, Oct. 12 19-Oak Knoll at 14-Dayton 18-Johnson at 15-Plainfield 17-Roselle Catholic at 16-Cranford FIRST ROUND Tuesday, Oct. 16 TOP […]

Featured Union County football matchup this weekend is Oct. 12 Union Division clash with Brearley (5-0) at New Providence (6-0); Hillside (5-0) and Summit (5-0) also seek to remain undefeated

There are still 4 Union County teams without a loss as we are down to the final 3 weeks of the regular season. A showdown this Friday night features 2 of them clashing. After that just 1 will still have the 0 in the right column. Among this weekend’s top matchups includes Brearley (5-0) at […]