Time to shake up Union County Tournament boys basketball? How about 2 tournaments side-by-side?

This is the time of the year when I write that the Union County Tournament is the oldest boys county tournament in the state when presenting the news of the seeding meeting. It adds a certain amount of weight to the history. What does that mean, though, exactly? For sure there have been plenty of […]

Worthy of UCT girls basketball top seed: Westfield and New Providence

Westfield, one of the hottest teams in Union County and the Union County Conference’s outright Watchung Division champion, will not be the least bit offended if it does not receive the top seed for the 45th annual girls basketball Union County Tournament. The seeding meeting is scheduled to take place Tuesday morning at the Linden […]

Union County Conference boys and girls basketball standings and overall records here as of Monday, Feb. 10

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BOYS BASKETBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, FEB. 10 WATCHUNG DIVISION (3 schools): 1-Roselle Catholic (4-0) – outright champions 2-Elizabeth (2-2) 3-Linden (0-4) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools): 1-Westfield (8-0) – outright champions 2-Union Catholic (4-4) Union (4-4) Plainfield (4-4) 5-Scotch Plains (0-8) VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Summit (9-1) – outright champions 2-Rahway (8-2) […]

Union County Conference boys and girls basketball standings here as of Monday, Feb. 3

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BOYS BASKETBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, FEB. 3 WATCHUNG DIVISION (3 schools): 1-Roselle Catholic (2-0) 2-Elizabeth (1-1) 3-Linden (0-2) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools): 1-Westfield (7-0) – outright champions 2-Union (4-3) 3-Union Catholic (3-3) 4-Plainfield (2-4) 5-Scotch Plains (0-6) VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Summit (7-1) Rahway (7-1) 3-Oratory Prep (5-3) 4-Gov. Livingston (3-4) […]

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) […]