Dayton baseball scores in first and then holds on to top visiting Whippany Park 1-0 in North 2, Group 1 first round action; Pitchers Pulice, Gelo and Cacioppo combine to toss 6-hit shutout

Bulldogs will next host Shabazz Bulldogs in Thursday's quarterfinal round

SPRINGFIELD – Forget about seeds. Whippany Park baseball came to play and nearly pulled off a big upset, which would have been just its third victory. However, Dayton pitchers Vinny Pulice, Zach Gelo and Michael Cacioppo combined on a six-hit shutout to halt the visiting Wildcats 1-0 in Monday’s North 2, Group 1 first round […]

Union County baseball, softball teams in states here; Baseball begins May 20, softball continues same day

UNION COUNTY BASEBALL TEAMS IN STATES:   NORTH 2, GROUP 4: 9-Union at 8-Westfield 13-Columbia at 4-Scotch Plains 10-Elizabeth at 7-Newark East Side   NORTH 2, GROUP 3: 14-Iselin Kennedy at 3-Cranford 10-Summit at 7-Ferris   NORTH 2, GROUP 1: 9-North Arlington at 8-Roselle Park 13-Lincoln at 4-Brearley 14-Belvidere at 4-New Providence 15-Whippany Park at […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball standings here as of Monday, May 13

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, MAY 13   WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Cranford (8-1) – outright champions 2-Gov. Livingston (6-3) 3-Union (5-4) 4-Scotch Plains (4-5) 5-Westfield (3-5) 6-Elizabeth (0-8)   MOUNTAIN DIVISION (4 schools): 1-Johnson (4-1) 2-Summit (3-2) 3-Union Catholic (2-3) 4-New Providence (1-4)   VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Oratory Prep (9-0) […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball standings here as of Monday, May 6; Oratory Prep baseball won the Valley Division outright

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, MAY 6 WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Cranford (7-1) 2-Gov. Livingston (6-2) 3-Union (4-4) 4-Westfield (3-4) 5-Scotch Plains (3-5) 6-Elizabeth (0-7) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (4 schools): 1-Johnson (3-1) 2-Summit (2-2) Union Catholic (2-2) 4-New Providence (1-3) VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Oratory Prep (8-0) – outright champions 2-Dayton (6-2) 3-Brearley […]

FEMALE CRANFORD ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

FEMALE CRANFORD ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Anna Horne, varsity lacrosse player “Anna has been the Cougars’ starting goalie for the last four years and she will be continuing her lacrosse career at Drew University. It has been incredible seeing Anna develop over the last four years! She is an incredible leader and role model to her teammates.” — Coach Samantha Berk […]

MALE CRANFORD ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

MALE CRANFORD ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Conor Halpin, varsity lacrosse player “Conor Halpin has had tremendous start to his senior season this year, and a tremendous impact on our team’s improvements and successful first quarter/half thus far. He is contributing and leading the way for us in scoring, possession of the ball, with his excellence in facing off and collecting ground […]

Cranford softball tops Dayton in UCT quarterfinal play; Schwerdtfeger, McCaffery, Brunton, Moreno, Gardiner star for Cougars

Mahy slugs home run and double and drives in 3 runs for Bulldogs

CRANFORD – One way of describing “coming through in the clutch” is when a batter is tested with the most pressure. Three times Cranford batters came up with runners in scoring position with two outs. All three times those Cougars produced. First was senior catcher Erin Schwerdtfeger, who on a 1-2 pitch drilled a shot […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball standings here as of Monday, April 29

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, APRIL 29 WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Cranford (5-1) Gov. Livingston (5-1) 3-Union (3-3) 4-Westfield (2-3) 5-Scotch Plains (2-4) 6-Elizabeth (0-5) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (4 schools): 1-Union Catholic (2-1) Johnson (2-1) 3-New Providence (1-2) Summit (1-2) VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Oratory Prep (6-0) 2-Dayton (5-1) 3-Brearley (3-3) Roselle Park […]

Undefeated Westfield is top seed for 44th annual softball Union County Tournament; defending champion Roselle Park is 2nd

Johnson seed 3rd, Cranford 4th; Semifinals and final will be at Kean

Westfield softball last won a county championship five years ago. The Blue Devils, with a cast that features top freshmen and sophomores, is making a case to get back to the top of the mountain. With a record of 8-0 that includes six wins against fellow Union County teams including two over Watchung Division rival […]

Cranford is top seed for 66th annual baseball Union County Tournament; Defending champion GL is 2nd, Union 3rd and Johnson 4th

Championship game is scheduled for May 13 at Kean University

Cranford, by virtue of last week’s 7-4 home win over 7-0 Governor Livingston, was selected the top seed – owners of 7-2 record – for the 66th annual baseball Union County Tournament. The Cougars last won the UCT in 2015 and last reached the final in 2017. GL, the second seed, is the defending champion […]