Are Roselle Catholic and Cranford the 2 best girls’ basketball teams in Union County? Will clash for 2nd time Thursday at Cranford

Roselle Catholic is 14-2 and on a 7-game winning streak, while Cranford is 12-3 and has won 6 straight

When the Cranford and Roselle Catholic girls’ basketball teams first tangled Jan. 4 in Roselle, both were 6-0 overall and 3-0 in the Watchung Division of the Union County Conference. After both teams hit a brief bump in the road earlier this month, each has bounced back nicely heading into their second division showdown – set for […]

Roselle Park grapplers capture first UCT title since 2003

Champions include Hillburn at 145, Matthews at 152 and Parraga at 106

UNION – Brian Matthews came to Roselle Park from South Jersey and immediately rushed for over 1,000 yards to help lead the Panthers to their first state championship football game in 19 years. The talented junior grappler is also off to a pretty good start on the wrestling mat. Matthews conquered the weight class of […]

Hoops for Hope at Summit Saturday includes 2 boys’ and 2 girls’ contests

Summit, Roselle Park and Cranford basketball squads involved for a worthy cause

The 6th annual Hoops for Hope event at Summit High School is set for Saturday (Jan. 19), with plenty of quality boys’ and girls’ basketball games on tap. The event will raise money for the Adrienne Reid Memorial Scholarship fund and for the Connie Dwyer Breast Center. Over the past five years, Summit has donated […]

Brearley grapplers will be going for a record 8th straight UCT championship Saturday at Union

Returning champions include Brearley's DeMarco, GL's Mele, Summit's Abbott, GL's Hoyt, Brearley's John Balboni, Brearley's Joe Balboni and Scotch Plains heavyweight Tufaro

UNION – Will Brearley make it a record eight in a row? Or will Roselle Park capture its first county crown in a decade? Those questions and more will be answered Saturday when the 38th annual wrestling Union County Tournament takes place at Union High School’s Louis J. Rettino Gymnasium, beginning at 9 a.m. The […]

McCoy nets her 1,000th career point in lifting Cranford girls’ basketball past division foe Scotch Plains

Standout senior guard made her first 4 shots to reach milestone by end of first quarter

SCOTCH PLAINS – In a circumstance where many players struggle to reach an individual goal, Cranford senior guard Jessica McCoy couldn’t miss. McCoy was a perfect 4-for-4 Friday night when going for the 10 points she needed to reach 1,000 for her career. McCoy’s game-high 21 points put her career total at 1,011 and it […]

RC girls’ basketball posts convincing division home win over Cranford in battle of unbeatens

Junior frontcourt standout Pozsonyi nets game-high 17 points, Oliver adds 14 and 13 rebounds

ROSELLE – Seeking to immediately create havoc and really put the ‘press’ure on visiting Cranford, host Roselle Catholic went to a full court press after the opening tip. With hands up and bodies closely guarded, RC put the pressure on, with four of its players – seniors Niavanni Grant and Renee Oliver, junior Tori Pozsonyi […]

Defending league champion Summit Hilltoppers lead UCIHL standings as of Jan. 4

Westfield is only team without a league loss

UNION COUNTY ICE HOCKEY LEAGUE 2012-2013 STANDINGS AND OVERALL RECORDS AS OF JAN. 4:   Summit Hilltoppers (3-1-0, 6 points), 4-1 overall   Westfield Blue Devils (2-0-0, 4 points), 4-2-1 overall   Johnson Crusaders (2-1-0, 4 points), 2-4-1 overall   Gov. Livingston Highlanders (1-1-0, 2 points), 4-6-0 overall   Cranford Cougars (1-1-0, 2 points), 2-1-1 overall   […]

Upcoming Union County wrestling matches listed here

Union County Tournament is Jan. 19 at Union

UPCOMING UNION COUNTY WRESTLING MATCHES   Jan. 4: Summit at Johnson, 6 p.m. Jan. 4: Cranford at Gov. Livingston, 7 p.m. Jan. 4: Scotch Plains at RosellePark, 7:30 p.m.   Jan. 5: Scotch Plains, Woodbridge at Rahway, 9 a.m.   Jan. 7: Linden at Westfield, 6:30 p.m.   Jan. 9: Rahway at Union, 4 p.m. Jan. […]

Cranford girls’ basketball has done well playing Roselle Catholic at RC

Undefeated Watchung Division teams meet Friday night at RC's gym

The Cranford girls’ basketball team definitely has Roselle Catholic’s number when playing the Lions in regular season games at RC. Cranford has won at least its last four regular season games against Roselle Catholic at Roselle Catholic, including wins in the 2009-2010, 2008-2009, 2007-2008 and 2006-2007 seasons. The teams will meet tonight for the first […]

Undefeated Union County basketball teams after the first week of play

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE UNDEFEATED BASKETBALL TEAMS – WITH OVERALL RECORDS – THROUGH DEC. 20:   BOYS’ From the Watchung Division Roselle Catholic (4-0) Linden (4-0) From the Mountain Division Union Catholic (3-0) Westfield (2-0) From the Valley Division Dayton (3-0) Summit (3-0)   GIRLS’ From the Watchung Division Cranford (3-0) Roselle Catholic (3-0) From the […]