Union County All-Star QBs include standouts Oblachinski from Cranford and Bost from Rahway

Snapple Bowl practice commences later this week; the game is July 17 at Sayreville

Both quarterbacks can drop back and throw the ball. One looks more like the classic drop back because of his size. One looks more like the classic scrambler, also because of his size. One way or another it doesn’t matter. Cranford’s John Oblachinski and Rahway’s Jeffery Bost are pretty good at finding manners in which […]

Cranford, Dayton baseball one win away from playing for state championships; Cougars face Mount Olive, Bulldogs take on Ridgefield

On Friday, May 27, 2011, the defending North 2, Group 3 champion Cranford baseball team lost at home to Mendham 7-3 in a N2, G3 quarterfinal. Somewhat remarkably, the Cougars have not lost a state tournament game since. Cranford takes a 16-game state tournament winning streak into Tuesday’s scheduled Group 3 semifinal vs. MountOlive at Belleville […]

Baseball, softball, boys’ lacrosse, girls’ lacrosse state tournament information updated here; Johnson, Summit, Westfield boys’ lacrosse capture sectional championships

STATE TOURNAMENTS INVOLVING UNION COUNTY TEAMS   BASEBALL (9 still alive) Westfield, Summit, Cranford, New Providence, Dayton, Roselle Park, Union Catholic, Oratory Prep, Roselle Catholic.   NORTH 2, GROUP 4: Semifinals Tuesday, May 27 4-Bridgewater-Raritan at 1-Westfield 3-Millburn at 2-Ridge Final Friday, May 30 At higher seed   NORTH 2, GROUP 3: Semifinals Tuesday, May 27 13-Summit at 1-Cranford 7-Nutley at 3-West Essex Final Friday, May […]

GL, still seeking its first title, will face Westfield, which has won the most with 13, in UCT baseball final at Kean; Junior lefty Frohman is mound ace

Highlanders are in final for fourth time and first time since 2011

UNION – For the third straight year Westfield – the team with the most county championships – will face a left-hander in title game. For the second straight season the Blue Devils will attempt to beat a hurler seeking to go 4-0 in UCT competition. Two years ago it took four innings, but Westfield was […]

Phil Simms New Jersey North-South All-Star Football Classic includes 7 players from Union County; They include Summit’s Terry, Westfield’s Scaglione, Linden’s Champagne, Rahway’s Raymond, Elizabeth’s Pretlow, Union’s Iroha and Roselle’s McRae

Game is June 23 at Piscataway High School; North has another chance to take first series lead

PISCATAWAY – Summit senior Charlie Terry spent the fall season impressing a lot of people with his play at quarterback, leading the Hilltoppers to a perfect 12-0 record and the North 2, Group 3 state championship. Now the First Team All-County and Third Team All-State performer will get the opportunity to show what he can […]

UCT baseball semis set after 4 quarterfinal winners all triumph at home; It will be Dayton vs. GL, followed by Westfield vs. Cranford at Kean

Highlanders come back in fifth, Cougars victorious in extra innings again over Vikings

UNION – The last time Dayton and Governor Livingston met in the Union County Tournament was in 2012. Both schools remember the game vividly. Dayton broke through late and, as the seventh seed, upset the second-seeded Highlanders 7-3 in BerkeleyHeights to reach the semifinals for the first time in seven years. Both teams entered the […]

UCT baseball semifinals will take place at Kean for the first time; Quarterfinals moved to May 2

Semis are May 3 and final at Kean is May 10

For the first time in nine years the baseball Union County Tournament semifinals will not take place at Elizabeth’s Williams Field. Union County Interscholastic Athletic Conference (UCIAC) Executive Director Tom Lewis disclosed Thursday afternoon that the semifinals will take place at KeanUniversity’s Jim Hynes ’63 Baseball Stadium in Union for the first time. Saturday’s scheduled semifinals […]

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