Union County Conference boys and girls basketball standings here as of Monday, Jan. 13

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BOYS BASKETBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, JAN. 13 WATCHUNG DIVISION (3 schools): 1-Elizabeth (1-0) Roselle Catholic (1-0) 3-Linden (0-2) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools): 1-Westfield (3-0) 2-Union Catholic (2-0) 3-Union (2-2) 4-Scotch Plains (0-2) 5-Plainfield (0-3) VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Rahway (3-0) 2-Gov. Livingston (2-1) Oratory Prep (2-1) Summit (2-1) 5-New Providence (0-3) […]

Cranford wrestling captures 6th straight UCT championship; Brearley’s Braun, the 170 champion, is OW for upper weights

Third-place Rahway has most winners with 4: Murray, Francois, Boss and Darisme

UNION – What did it come down to for the Cranford Cougars to capture a sixth consecutive county championship? “We had all 13 wrestlers place, so we all showed up,” ninth-year head coach Pat Gorman said. “Those extra points you get along the way really become important.” Most expected Cranford and Westfield to battle for […]

Cranford seeks 6th straight championship, while Westfield is out to win for the first time in 30 years; UCT Wrestling at Union Jan. 11

Hoerle seeks to become first Blue Devils grappler to win 4 crowns

UNION – What to look for during this Saturday’s 45th annual Wrestling Union County Tournament at Union High School’s Louis J. Rettino Gymnasium? It appears that Cranford will capture the event for the sixth consecutive year or Westfield will win the crown for the first time since 1990. Union head coach Dino DeBellonia shares that […]

Elizabeth boys basketball, sparked by Price and Pierre, come back in 4th quarter to top visiting Linden; State-ranked Minutemen remain undefeated at 7-0

Tigers held the lead until just under 3 minutes to play; Elizabeth sparked by 11-0 run that gave it the advantage for good

ELIZABETH – Jordan Price had been through it before. The Elizabeth senior power forward has been in several games the past year-plus that saw his Minutemen in need of a sizable comeback if they were to prevail. Elizabeth was in a similar situation Tuesday night. This time it was against neighborhood rival Linden, a team […]

Colicchio will coach against Linden for first time tonight, Jan. 7, as undefeated Elizabeth hosts UCC-Watchung Division clash at Dunn Center

ELIZABETH – What makes tonight’s Union County Conference-Watchung Division boys basketball game that pits Linden (4-3) at Elizabeth (6-0) newsworthy? This is the first time second-year Elizabeth head coach Phil Colicchio is coaching against Linden on the varsity level. At Linden, from the 1997-1998 season through the 2017-2018 campaign Colicchio won over 400 games in […]

Union County Conference boys and girls basketball standings here as of Monday, Jan. 6

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BOYS BASKETBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, JAN. 6 WATCHUNG DIVISION (3 schools): 1-Elizabeth (0-0) Linden (0-0) Roselle Catholic (0-0) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools): 1-Union (2-0) 1-Westfield (1-0) 3-Union Catholic (0-0) 4-Scotch Plains (0-1) 5-Plainfield (0-2) VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Rahway (1-0) Gov. Livingston (1-0) Oratory Prep (1-0) 4-Summit (0-1) New Providence (0-1) […]

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 […]

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 […]

Summit comes back with 2 late goals to tie top-seeded Elizabeth in boys’ soccer UCT championship game; Hilltoppers and Minutemen declared co-champions

Giraldo, Montoya score in first half for Elizabeth, while Harris and Todorov connect for Summit in second

UNION – With less than 13 minutes to go underdog Summit trailed the No. 2-ranked team in the state, Elizabeth, by two goals. Up until that point, including two regular season Union County Conference-Watchung Division losses, the Hilltoppers had managed to score only one goal against the Minutemen, covering some 227 minutes. Then Summit took […]

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