‘Big Shot’ fundraiser at Roselle Catholic set for April 27; Mike DelGuidice performing the songs of Billy Joel

A large crowd is expected to fill Roselle Catholic High School’s gymnasium in late April, nearly two months since RC played a basketball game in The Lions’ Den. The only big shot in the RC gym will emanate from the stage, not Coach Hagan Court, on April 27, when Mike DelGuidice and Big Shot – […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball standings here as of Monday, April 15

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, APRIL 15 WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Gov. Livingston (4-0) Cranford (4-0) 3-Union (2-2) 4-Scotch Plains (1-3) Westfield (1-3) 6-Elizabeth (0-4) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (4 schools): 1-Summit (1-1) Johnson (1-1) Union Catholic (1-1) New Providence (1-1) VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Oratory Prep (4-0) 2-Dayton (3-1) 3-Roselle Park (2-2) Brearley […]

Cranford and GL baseball will clash April 16 at Cranford, each with 4-0 Watchung Division marks; Both improved to 5-0 overall Thursday, April 11

Cougars topped visiting Elizabeth 5-2, while Highlanders won at Union 4-2 in 8 innings

CRANFORD – Most baseball seasons it’s really never too early to talk about, emphasize, hype or even blow out of proportion the first Governor Livingston vs. Cranford matchup. Ten days into the 2019 campaign and it’s justified. On Thursday, Cranford – at home – scored early, won, and improved to 5-0 overall. The Cougars topped […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball standings here as of Monday, April 8

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, APRIL 8 WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Gov. Livingston (2-0) Cranford (2-0) 3-Scotch Plains (1-1) Union (1-1) 5-Elizabeth (0-2) Westfield (0-2) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (4 schools): 1-Union Catholic (1-0) New Providence (1-0) 3-Summit (0-1) Johnson (0-1) VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Roselle Park (2-0) Oratory Prep (2-0) 3-Brearley (1-1) Dayton […]

CRANFORD FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

CRANFORD FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Cielo Tumbokon, varsity track hurdler “Only a sophomore, Cielo has already won both conference and county titles. She specializes in the jumps and hurdles. Cielo leads by example and is a great role model for her teammates.” — Coach John Schiano What is your favorite part of girls track? “The friendly environment.” In what way […]

CRANFORD MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

CRANFORD MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Michael Conrad, varsity discus thrower, shot putter What is your favorite part of boys track? “The practices, because I’m always getting better and competing with my teammates.” In what way has the sport benefited you? “In the aspect that it gave me something to do and taught me discipline and that, to achieve your goal, […]

CRANFORD MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

CRANFORD MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

AJ Bencivenga, varsity wrestler “AJ has been a four-year starter. In his early years on the team, he sacrificed a lot, most of the time giving up a lot of weight to help us fill the line up with our best wrestlers. In doing so, AJ put the team goals ahead of his own. All […]

CRANFORD FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

CRANFORD FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Catarina Guimaraes, varsity sprinter “As a freshman, Catarina has immediately stepped into a varsity role as a sprinter on winter and spring track and field teams. She gives 100 percent at every practice from start to finish. She sets a positive example for her teammates and is truly an inspiration to those around her.” — […]

Union baseball, boasted by hurlers Velez, Fernandez and Sanborn, seek long-awaited success

Union last won the Union County Tournament in 1993. The Farmers last captured the North 2, Group 4 sectional state championship in 2002. This year’s baseball team has the potential to challenge for both long-awaited titles. It’s been some time since Union has had real success on the diamond, but coming in at 17-10 last […]

Roselle Park softball ready to challenge again for Union County and Group 1 supremacy; Defending county and state champs have some injury issues at onset

For the second time in program history the Roselle Park softball team will have the opportunity to repeat as state champions. After losing only three seniors to graduation and with seven starters back, the Panthers are primed to put together a season worthy of last year’s groundbreaking 27-3 finish that included county, section and state […]