Updated boys’, girls’ basketball UCT information here for week of Feb. 16

Here is the updated information for the boys’ and girls’ basketball Union County Tournaments, which continue this week: 79TH BOYS’ BASKETBALL UCT   SEEDS: 1-Roselle Catholic. 2-Patrick School. 3-Linden. 4-St. Mary’s, Elizabeth. 5-Union Catholic. 6-Plainfield. 7-Westfield. 8-Union. 9-Elizabeth. 10-Hillside. 11-Gov. Livingston. 12-New Providence. 13-Summit. 14-Rahway. 15-Cranford. 16-Scotch Plains. 17-Oratory Prep. 18-Roselle. 19-Johnson. 20-Dayton. 21-Koinonia.   PRELIMINARY […]

Defending champion RC top seed for girls’ basketball UCT; Lions undefeated at 19-0, off to best start in program history

Patrick School of Elizabeth, which defeated No. 1 Gloucester Catholic, is 2nd seed

The 40th girls’ basketball Union County Tournament consists of one of the few undefeated teams in the state – Roselle Catholic – and a team that knocked off the No. 1 team in the state – the Patrick School of Elizabeth. There are other capable teams as well, including New Providence, Westfield, Governor Livingston and […]

Roselle Catholic, still seeking its first crown, is top seed for 79th annual boys’ basketball Union County Tournament

Roselle Catholic has won Non-Public B state championships the past two seasons and its first Tournament of Champions crown in 2013. Yet the Lions are still seeking to win the state’s oldest county tournament for the first time. This could be the year Roselle Catholic finally wins the Union County Tournament. The only mystery for […]

Roselle Catholic hoop teams, both division champions, in line to receive top UCT seeds

The basketball Union County Tournaments will be seeded  Tuesday, Feb. 10 in Clark, with Roselle Catholic most likely getting the top seed for the 79th boys’ edition and Roselle Catholic as well for the 40th girls’ event. Both Roselle Catholic squads, through games played Saturday, Feb. 7, had the most wins in the county at […]

Union County Conference boys’, girls’ basketball standings here as of Feb. 2

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BOYS’ BASKETBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, FEB. 2:   WATCHUNG DIVISION (5 schools) 1-Roselle Catholic (7-1) 2-Patrick School (4-2) 3-Linden (4-3) 4-Elizabeth (1-5) 5-Plainfield (1-6)   MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools) 1-St. Mary’s, Elizabeth (5-1) Union Catholic (5-1) 3-Westfield (4-3) 4-Union (2-5) 5-Scotch Plains (0-6)   VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools) 1-Gov. Livingston (7-1) 2-Summit (6-3) 3-Rahway (5-3) Hillside (5-3) 5-Cranford (2-7) 6-Roselle (1-7)   SKY DIVISION (6 […]

Cranford captures wrestling UCT championship; Cougar champs include repeat winners Murray and DiGiovanni and also Cappello and Scorese

UNION – One grappler wore a T-shirt that on the back read: “second place is not an option!” You got the intense feeling that was Cranford’s philosophy Saturday at the Louis J. Rettino Gymnasium. After finishing second last year, this time the Cougars would not be denied. Cranford had the most champions, four, and led by […]

Union County Conference basketball standings here as of Jan. 5

The following are the Union County Conference basketball standings as of Jan. 5, including games played through Sunday, Jan. 4: UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BOYS’ BASKETBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, JAN. 5:   WATCHUNG DIVISION (5 schools) 1-Roselle Catholic (2-0) 2-Patrick School (1-0) 3-Linden (1-1) 4-Elizabeth (0-1) 5-Plainfield (0-2)   MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools) 1-St. Mary’s, […]

Gridiron teams make history in 2014; Long time coming for Linden, Roselle

Cranford, Summit continue their winning ways

There were plenty of team achievements – for the first time in a long time – concerning Union County football in 2014.   Here are a few:   *Linden won its first home playoff game in 29 years, then won another home playoff game, then reached its first state championship game in 29 years and […]

Linden football captures first state championship – and only 2nd overall – since 1985; Tigers top neighborhood rival Elizabeth 27-20 to capture North 2, Group 5 for first time

Dolbrice scores game-winning TD on kickoff return late in fourth quarter and then seals victory with interception in end zone

EAST RUTHERFORD – Juwan Dolbrice never returned a kickoff for a touchdown this season. He picked the absolute best time to do it – with just over two minutes left in the season and his scholastic football career. Picking up the ball at his own 25, Dolbrice found a hole up the middle and then […]

Linden, Cranford, Elizabeth football all 1 win away from capturing state championships; 3 Union County teams will be playing at MetLife Stadium

On Dec. 7 in East Rutherford it will be - in N2, G3 - Parsippany Hills vs. Summit, followed by - in N2, G5 - Elizabeth vs. Linden

Just think, instead of the Giants or Jets playing at MetLife Stadium this Sunday at 1 p.m. it will be the Cranford Cougars. Make that the – 11-0 for the first time in program history – Cranford Cougars! Wow, that’s how far that program has come. Not even the highly-successful Cranford baseball team has played at […]

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