Rahway boys basketball defense stymies and offense takes control in 2nd quarter to prodice opening Valley Division triumph at Cranford; Indians have 4 players score in double-figures

Cranford junior Petgrave paces all with 16

CRANFORD – Being aggressive on the court means taking chances with a distinguishable amount of confidence. When the second quarter began visiting Rahway wanted nothing to do with playing host Cranford even as it had done for the first eight minutes. The Indians took the ball to the hoop and filled it in a variety […]

Union County boys’ and girls’ basketball schedule for first 4 days of season here: Dec. 19-22

UNION COUNTY BASKETBALL THE FIRST FOUR DAYS OF THE SEASON: THURSDAY, DEC. 19: BOYS Patrick School vs. Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, Conn. – Hoopfest Plainfield vs. Union at Union, 4 p.m. – St. Jude Brearley at Glen Ridge, 4 p.m. University vs. Linden at Union, 5:30 p.m. – St. Jude Gov. Livingston at Morris Hills, 7 […]

Union County Conference boys’ and girls’ basketball alignments for 2019-2020

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE FOR 2019-2020 BOYS’ BASKETBALL WATCHUNG DIVISION (3 schools): Elizabeth, Linden, Roselle Catholic. MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools): Plainfield, Scotch Plains, Union, Union Catholic, Westfield. VALLEY DIVISION (6 school): Cranford, Gov. Livingston, New Providence, Oratory Prep, Rahway, Summit. SKY DIVISION (7 schools): Brearley, Dayton, Hillside, Johnson, Koinonia, Roselle, Roselle Park. GIRLS’ BASKETBALL WATCHUNG DIVISION […]

Summit, Cranford, Westfield had best football records for the decade

3 BEST FOOTBALL RECORDS IN UNION COUNTY FOR THIS DECADE (2010-2019): SUMMIT HILLTOPPERS: 89-20 (.817) INCLUDES: 10 playoff seasons 13-7 sectional playoff record 3 state championships: won in 2012, 2013, 2018 4 state championship games: lost in 2011 Regional Championship Games: 0-1 Won playoff games in six seasons: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2018. Made […]



Catherine Blowe, varsity gymnastics “Catherine Blowe has been an amazing example of perseverance during her time on the CHS gymnastics team. Despite injuries along the way, Catherine qualified for and competed at the NJSIAA Individual State Championships this year. She was also recently named First Team All-County in bars, beam, floor and all-around.” — Coach […]


Connor Katz, varsity football “Connor recorded two strong efforts in the month of November, accounting for nearly 400 yards offense and six touchdowns in the last two games. In a solid win over Summit, Connor threw one touchdown pass and ran for two touchdowns to lead his team to a big comeback win over Summit. […]

Playoffs commence for 8 Union County gridiron schools this weekend, 3 on Nov. 8 and 5 on Nov. 9; Union seeks 10-0 start vs. Paterson Kennedy

8-0 Hillside out for 7th straight sectional playoff triumph vs. Cinnaminson

Eight teams preparing to take what they hope will be the first of three steps. The ladder to a state championship begins this weekend and you better bundle up. Teams begin the pre-season suffocating in brutal August heat. Now in order to reach their ultimate goal teams will see their breath right in front of […]



Amanda Newport, varsity tennis “I am nominating Amanda Newport. She is a junior and returning player. Amanda is also the team captain. She has a strong presence, on and off the court. She takes charge as a team leader with her caring and calm demeanor. She also offers her experience as a guide for the […]

New Providence football at Brearley for the Mid-State’s Union Division title; Group 1 playoff squads both on a roll

Last two meetings have gone right down to the wire

Last year New Providence found a way in overtime after visiting Brearley kept coming back. On Friday night the two Union County Group 1 powers will clash again and for the second straight season the Mid-State 38 Conference’s Union Division championship will be on the line. Perhaps Union County’s biggest game this weekend pits New […]

Top-seeded Cranford girls’ soccer has to settle for UCT co-champion status; Third-seeded Westfield comes back with 2 second half goals to claim share of crown

Penalty kicks should be back in the mix to decide one champion beginning next year

CLARK – The favorite, the top seed, the team that beat the other team twice in two tries in division play and the team seeking to win the championship for the first time in 10 years was on its way, taking a relatively quick 2-0 lead. The underdog, the third seed, the team that moved […]