Johnson football didn’t panic after 0-3 start; Crusaders will make CJ, G2 playoffs

The Johnson Crusaders did not panic after a 0-3 start included two losses by exactly one touchdown and another by a single point. The Crusaders, guided by first-year head coach and 2006 ALJ graduate Anthony DelConte, bounced back to win three of their next four to clinch a playoff berth in Central Jersey, Group 2. Presently, […]

Union County football schedule for this weekend; Dayton, Johnson, Westfield win; Brearley ties

Here is the Union County football schedule for this weekend, last week’s results, my picks and my Top 10. The  playoffs commence in two weeks.   UNION COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL   THIS WEEK’S SCHEDULE: Friday, Oct. 31 (6 games) Ridge at Union, 7 p.m. Johnson at Belvidere, 7 p.m. Hillside at Delaware Valley, 7 […]

Are we on a 7-0 at 8-0 collision course? Linden, Elizabeth football off to 3-0 starts

Are we on a 7-0 at 8-0 collison course regarding the Linden and Elizabeth football teams? Both are off to 3-0 starts after Friday night wins – Linden won at 2-0 Montgomery 34-20 in Mid-State 38 Conference-Watchung Division play, while Elizabeth blanked visiting Franklin 34-0 in Delaware Division action. Linden, which leads the Watchung  Division […]

CORRECTED new alignment of football’s Mid-State 38 Conference

Here is the corrected new alignment of football’s Mid-State 38 Conference for the 2014 and 2015 seasons. I erroneously printed the wrong alignment over the summer and earlier in September.   Mid-State 38 Conference for 2014 and 2015 seasons:   Delaware Division (8): Bridgewater-Raritan, Elizabeth, Franklin, Hillsborough, Hunterdon Central, Phillipsburg, Union, Watchung Hills.   Watchung Division […]

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 […]

Roselle Park, Union, Johnson, Cranford and GL move on in UCT softball

While defending champion and top-seeded Westfield will have to wait until Monday to play its first-round game – at home vs. 16th-seeded and 7-1 Roselle Catholic – Roselle Park, Union, Johnson, Cranford and Governor Livingston all advanced to Friday night’s quarterfinals at Linden with first-round wins on Saturday. Three of the eight first-round games were […]

Defending champ Cranford, top-seeded GL and lower seed Roselle Park advance in UCT baseball

Defending champion Cranford, top-seeded Governor Livingston and lower-seeded Roselle Park – sparked by standout senior Luis Amaro – advanced to the baseball Union County Tournament quarterfinals with first-round wins on Saturday. The quarterfinals are scheduled to be played at the higher seeds Wednesday, with Thursday as the rain date. Cranford, which has won the UCT […]

UCT baseball and softball seeding information here

61ST ANNUAL BASEBALL UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENT   SEEDS: 1-Gov. Livingston. 2-Cranford. 3-Westfield. 4-Scotch Plains. 5-Dayton. 6-Union. 7-Union Catholic. 8-Elizabeth. 9-Summit. 10-New Providence. 11-Roselle Park. 12-Johnson. 13-Oratory Prep. 14-Plainfield 15-Rahway. 16-Roselle Catholic. 17-Linden.   PRELIMINARY ROUND Wednesday, April 23 Linden 11, Roselle Catholic 5 – at RC   FIRST ROUND Saturday, April 26 TOP SIDE OF […]

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