Final UCC boys’ basketball standings, overall records and Coaches’ picks here

UnionCounty boys’ basketball was well-represented, once again, among the best hoops in the state of New Jersey. For the first time in seven years and for the sixth time overall UnionCounty had two of the six state champions in the Tournament of Champions and for the first time neither was the Union County Tournament champion. […]

Brearley’s Balboni, Cranford’s Murray have a lot to be proud of; Wrestlers place 2nd in state

Balboni, at 182 with a record of 40-2; and Murray, at 138 with a record of 40-1

Everything to be proud about. Nothing to be shamed of. Man, they came so close! Union County’s two best wrestlers this season – Brearley senior Joe Balboni and Cranford junior Gavin Murray – represented their schools and Union County wrestling to the very best of their ability last weekend at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall. Both […]

Cranford’s Murray, Brearley’s Balboni only Union County wrestlers to reach NJSIAA Tournament finals; Will wrestle for state championships in Atlantic City

Last Cranford state champion was Pat Hogan at 171 in 2006 and last Brearley state champion was Jesse Boyden at 215 in 2008

The grapplers who were named the Outstanding Wrestlers of this year’s Union County Tournament at Union turned out to be the only county kids who will be wrestling for state championships Sunday at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall. Cranford junior Gavin Murray reached the 138 pound final, while Brearley senior Joe Balboni made it to the […]

14 Union County wrestlers advance to NJSIAA Tournament; Cranford’s Murray and Brearley’s Balboni, Velez win titles

3 Roselle Park grapplers move on

Now the competition hits an all-time high. Wrestling in Atlantic City this weekend for high school grapplers won’t mean trying to get out of the way of a senior citizen heading to the slots. It will mean, specificially for 14 UnionCounty grapplers, that their ultimate goal is right in front of them. That goal? Winnning […]

Cranford’s Murray leads Cougar wrestlers to second-place UCT finish; Roselle Park repeats as champions

Brearley has most champs with 4

UNION – Gavin Murray came oh so close last year. The talented Cranford grappler met Governor Livingston’s Ryan Hoy in the county championship bout at 132 and was edged by the defending champion 9-8. That was the last of the 14 finals matchups. Murray, a junior, and Hoy, a senior, were destined to meet again […]

Huber coaching Cranford for first time in contest played at Kean; Second annual Investors Games this Sunday

Cougars face Westfield in UCC-Mountain Division play

UNION – Ryan Huber, who played his high school ball at Dayton and is now in his eighth season as the head boys’ basketball coach at Cranford, is looking forward to coaching his first game at Kean University. Cranford will play Westfield Sunday at 2 p.m. in the second of five contests of the second annual Investors Games at Kean. “It’s great for the kids and […]

GL girls’ basketball wins at Cranford in season-opener for both; Sorrano leads all scorers with 11 points

Berliner, Pires add 9 points each for Highlanders

CRANFORD – There are times you can argue that the game’s most important basket was made before the fourth quarter. A case could be made for that concerning arch rivals Governor Livingston and Cranford. In Friday night’s girls’ basketball season-opener at CranfordHigh School’s Martin Gymnasium, it was a long-range basket by the person who ended […]

Roselle Park girls’ tennis improves records to 11-7 and 7-5, five of top seven players return next year; All-UCC division teams honor county’s best

Linden, sparked by county champions Zalewski and Podsiebierski, capture Valley Division title

The Roselle Park girls’ tennis team improved its overall and league records this season and next year will return five of its top seven players. The Panthers, guided by head coach Nancy Sturcke since 1977, finished 11-7 overall and 7-5 and in third place in the Mountain Division of the Union County Conference. Last year’s […]

Summit football tops Cranford 35-14 to reach its second straight N2, G3 championship game; Dougherty scores 3 TDs, Terry 2

Cranford finishes successful season at 7-4; 11-0 Hilltoppers will face Parsippany Hills in championship game

SUMMIT – With an offense averaging nearly 40 points, Summit quite often provides the knockout punch by getting in the end zone four to five times before intermission. Teams have a difficult time containing a no-huddle offense that spreads the ball either running or passing it. On Saturday in the North 2, Group 3 semifinal […]

Union, Linden, Summit, Cranford, Rahway, Roselle Park, New Providence football seek to advance to championship games; Sectional semifinals are this weekend

Tigers, Indians, Cougars will play on road vs. undefeated teams they recently lost to

Union has had enough of losing to Piscataway in the playoffs. For that matter, so has everyone else who has played the Chiefs in that setting since 2002. Cranford has had enough of losing to Summit – period – the last five seasons in Mid-State Conference play whether it was a close game or a […]

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