Summit’s Schaffer stands out as Union County All-Star; Junior LH starts on mound and tosses 2 shutout innings

One of his team's bright spots in June 20 Underclassmen Game at Kean

UNION – Summit junior left hander Will Schaffer was someone that head coach Kevin Zaleski counted on this season. His efforts on the mound and at the plate helped the Hilltoppers produce another winning season at 14-11, while Summit also won the Union County Conference’s Valley Division championship for the third time in four years, […]

Union County baseball All-Stars come back, but not enough vs. Essex County; Players from both teams excel in annual Underclassmen Game at Kean

MOPs are Essex County infielder Anthony Giachin of Newark Academy and Union County catcher Dan Baroff of Governor Livingston

UNION – After six and a half innings the Union County All-Stars were down by nine runs. Essex County scored three in the top of the third and then two more in the fourth, fifth and sixth innings. Union County finally broke through for two runs on errors in the bottom of the seventh to […]

Essex-Union Underclassemen All-Star Baseball Game includes pitchers Doren of GL and Geissel of SP; June 20 event to take place at Kean

Union County seeks first win since 2012

The 7th annual Essex-Union Underclassmen All-Star Baseball Game is set to be played tonight – Monday, June 20 – at Kean University’s Jim Hynes Class of 1963 Stadium in Union. Two players have been added to the Union County roster, including pitchers Vin Doren of Governor Livingston and Tim Geissel of Scotch Plains. Doren, a […]

Cranford baseball thwarted by Northern Highlands in Group 3 semifinals; Junior DH Armstrong slugs HR for squad’s only score

Cougars conclude fine campaign at 18-11

WEEHAWKEN – Cranford survived back-to-back innings where Northern Highlands had the bases loaded and did not score. Down by two runs and then by one during those frames, it appeared that the Cougars escaping further damage might be the momentum they needed to perhaps tie the game or take the lead for the first time. […]

Cranford baseball wins at Somerville 2-0 to capture another N2 ,G3 title; Scores game’s only runs in top of 7th

Cougars next face N1, G3 champ Northern Highlands in June 7 Group 3 semifinal at Weehawken

  After not winning a division title – the Cougars actually finished under .500 (4-6) in Union County Conference-Watchung Division play – and falling short of defending their 2015 Union County Tournament crown by being eliminated in the UCT semifinals, yeah, you can say that the Cranford baseball team was more than determined to make […]

Cranford baseball; Dayton, Roselle Park, Johnson, Benedictine softball still alive; Dayton, Johnson home in softball sectional finals

UNION COUNTY BASEBALL (1 team) STILL ALIVE IN SECTIONAL PLAYOFFS:   PLAYING ON FRIDAY, JUNE 3   PUBLIC FINAL NORTH 2, GROUP 3 (1): Cranford 4-Cranford at 2-Somerville     UNION COUNTY SOFTBALL (4 teams) STILL ALIVE IN SECTIONAL PLAYOFFS: PLAYING ON THURSDAY, JUNE 2 OR FRIDAY, JUNE 3 PUBLIC FINALS NORTH 2, GROUP 1 (2): […]

Cranford baseball reaches 5th straight N2, G3 final; Comes back to down visiting Nutley 8-6

Cougars will be at 2nd-seeded Somerville in June 3 title game

CRANFORD – Just when it appeared that visiting Nutley was in control with a five-run lead and three innings to go, host Cranford decided that it did not want to see a second straight season end on its home field. Determined to continue toward the goal of attaining a championship this season, Cranford produced a […]

Union County baseball teams Brearley, Cranford, Governor Livingston, Johnson, Westfield seek to reach sectional championship games

All 5 in May 31 semifinals

Winning two state tournament games last week was a major accomplishment for Union County baseball programs Brearley, Cranford, Governor Livingston, Johnson and Westfield. All five will need to triumph again on Tuesday to reach Friday’s scheduled sectional championship games. Again, that will be no easy task for any of them as the competition continues to […]

Union County baseball (5) and softball (5) teams still alive in May 31 state tournament games

UNION COUNTY BASEBALL (5 teams) STILL ALIVE IN SECTIONAL PLAYOFFS:   PLAYING ON TUESDAY, MAY 31   PUBLIC SEMIFINALS NORTH 2, GROUP 4 (1): Westfield 14-North Hunterdon at 2-Westfield   NORTH 2, GROUP 3 (2): Gov. Livingston, Cranford 3-Gov. Livingston at 2-Somerville 8-Nutley at 4-Cranford   NORTH 2, GROUP 1 (1): Brearley 4-Brearley at 1-Bloomfield Tech CENTRAL […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball champions listed here; All division winners captured titles outright

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE CHAMPIONS FOR 2016   BASEBALL WATCHUNG DIVISION: Westfield Blue Devils MOUNTAIN DIVISION: Johnson Crusaders VALLEY DIVISION: Summit Hilltoppers SKY DIVISION: Rahway Indians SOFTBALL WATCHUNG DIVISION: Johnson Crusaders MOUNTAIN DIVISION: Roselle Park Panthers VALLEY DIVISION: Union Catholic Vikings SKY DIVISION: Oak Knoll Royals JR PARACHINI

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