Elizabeth’s Temple-bound Walker helps lift North football All-Stars to historic victory

Squad scores event-high 54 points to even series at 16-16-2

UNION – For one player – Elizabeth’s Phillip Walker – this was just the beginning. For another – Bloomfield’s Javon Santos – this was the end a stellar high school football career. Walker, on offense, and Santos, on defense, played integral roles in leading the North to a record-setting 54-8 triumph over the South in […]

Rahway softball captures UCC’s Mountain Division title; Indians beat Roselle Park by 2 games at 12-2

Finishes with overall record of 15-6

The Rahway softball team had an outstanding season in 2013, capturing the Union County Conference’s Mountain Division championship with a 12-2 record. The Indians finished with an overall record of 15-6. Roselle Park finished second in the Mountain Division at 10-4 and overall at 15-11. Westfield won the Watchung Division at 9-2 and did not […]

UCC baseball champions: Cranford and Dayton capture Watchung and Mountain again, Summit wins Valley

This season’s Union County Conference baseball champions included a repeat state champion, a first-time sectional champ and a team that finished with the second most wins in Union County. Cranford won the Watchung Division for the third straight season and finished with a Union County-best 25-1 record. The Cougars also repeated as North 2, Group 3 […]

Baseball states Friday: Roselle Park, Roselle Catholic triumph; Elizabeth, Oratory Prep fall

Four Union County baseball teams were able to play their state tournament contests Friday, with two winning and two falling. Roselle Park, the 14th seed, won at sixth-seeded Weehawken 7-0 in a North 2, Group 1 quarterfinal. The Panthers, who captured the section in 2011, will play at either 10th-seeded Secaucus or second-seeded Ridgefield Tuesday in […]

UCT softball final now Saturday at 11 a.m. at Kean – weather permitting of course; Baseball, softball state tournament schedules here

The 38th annual softball Union County Tournament championship game between two-time defending champion and second-seeded Governor Livingston and top-seeded Westfield has been moved to this Saturday – May 25 – at 11 .am. at Kean University’s Cougar Field in Union. With more rain in the forecast for Friday and Saturday, the game c0uld possibly be […]

Union County baseball, softball state tournament matchups here

UNION COUNTY IN STATES 2013 BASEBALL First round May 20 North 2, Group 4: 9-Ridge at 8-Elizabeth 12-Union at 5-North Hunterdon 10-Westfield at 7-Scotch Plains 15-Linden at 2-Edison North 2, Group 3: 16-Rahway at 1-Cranford 9-Nutley at 8-Summit 10-Chatham at 7-Gov. Livingston North 2, Group 1: 12-Belvidere at 5-New Providence 13-Science Park at 4-Dayton 14-Roselle […]

Saturday’s UCC track and field competition postponed; Will resume Monday at GL

The Union County Conference track and field meets that commenced Friday at Governor Livingston will now conclude Monday at GL, beginning at 3:30 p.m., after they were rained out Saturday. There are Watchung Division, Mountain Division and Valley Division competition for both the boys’ and girls’. The Union County meets are scheduled to take place […]

Despite heavy rain in forecast, UCT softball semifinals still on for Saturday at Kean; 4-Johnson vs. 1-Westfield at noon and 3-New Providence vs. 2-GL at 2 p.m.

Top 4 seeds all made it; Championship game is May 18 at 2 p.m. at Kean

The 38th annual softball Union County Tournament – despite heavy rain in the forecast – will continue Saturday at Kean Universiity’s Cougar Field in Union. The semifinals include fourth-seeded Johnson vs. top-seeded Westfield at noon, followed by third-seeded New Providence vs. second-seeded and two-time defending champion Gov. Livingston at 2 p.m. The top four seeds […]

Cranford baseball advances to UCT championship game after 1-0, 8-inning win over Elizabeth at Elizabeth; McCaffery scores game’s only run, while Williamson tosses 4-hit shutout

Top-seeded Cougars will face 3rd-seeded Westfield in Saturday's title contest at Kean

ELIZABETH – Jack McCaffery slugged a home run in the title contest to help lead Cranford’s JV team to a county championship at Williams Field a year ago. Twelve months later he found himself crossing home plate at Williams Field again – this time for the game’s only run in the bottom of the eighth […]

UCT softball quarterfinal matchups set for Friday at 4 p.m.

It will be Brearley at Johnson, Cranford at Westfield, Elizabeth at New Providence and Roselle Park at Gov. Livingston

The 38th annual softball Union County Tournament continues Friday with four quarterfinal games scheduled to start at 4 p.m. at the higher seeds: Here are the matchups: QUARTERFINALS: Friday, May 10, 4 p.m. TOP SIDE OF THE BRACKET: 12-Brearley at 4-Johnson 9-Cranford at 1-Westfield BOTTOM SIDE OF THE BRACKET: 6-Elizabeth at 3-New Providence 7-Roselle Park […]

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