Brearley sophomore Phillips among 10 grapplers to grab first Union County Tournament championship; Cranford captures 5th consecutive crown

UNION – With the stinging memory of falling by a wide margin in the finals last year still in his head, Brearley sophomore wrestler Patrick Phillips just wanted to stay true to himself. Phillips figured that if he was able to execute his strategy – which consisted of pushing offense, being always on his toes, […]

Elizabeth boys’ basketball remains undefeated at 9-0 after turning back UCC-Mountain Division foe Union Catholic in 3OT thriller; Scores game’s final 4 points

Battle scores 26, Tanksley 20 for visiting Vikings; Price leads host Minutemen with 21

ELIZABETH – For many years the Elizabeth Dunn Sport Center rocked as it served as the center of the universe for upper echelon boys’ basketball in the state of New Jersey. Then for some time the Dunn Center was, well, done. The Union County Tournament, in addition to other showcase matchups, moved over to Kean […]

Union County Conference boys’ and girls’ basketball standings here as of Monday, Jan. 7

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

Union County Conference boys’ and girls’ basketball standings here as of Jan. 2

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

Union County Conference boys’ and girls’ standings here as of Monday, Dec. 24

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BOYS’ BASKETBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, DEC. 24 WATCHUNG DIVISION (4 schools): 1-Linden (0-0) Patrick School (0-0) Roselle Catholic (0-0) St. Mary’s, Elizabeth (0-0) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (4 schools): 1-Union (1-0) 2-Elizabeth (0-0) Union Catholic (0-0) 4-Plainfield (0-1) VALLEY DIVISION (4 schools): 1-Rahway (2-0) 2-Summit (0-0) 3-Scotch Plains (0-1) Westfield (0-1) SKY DIVISION […]

Union County Conference boys’ and girls’ basketball standings here as of Monday, Dec. 17

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BOYS’ BASKETBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, DEC. 17 WATCHUNG DIVISION (4 schools): 1-Linden (0-0) Patrick School (0-0) Roselle Catholic (0-0) St. Mary’s, Elizabeth (0-0) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (4 schools): 1-Union (1-0) 2-Elizabeth (0-0) Union Catholic (0-0) 4-Plainfield (0-1) VALLEY DIVISION (4 schools): 1-Rahway (1-0) 2-Summit (0-0) Scotch Plains (0-0) 4-Westfield (0-1) SKY DIVISION […]

One of finest football seasons Union County has seen in some time

This was simply, from top to bottom, one of the finest Union County football seasons in some time. As the season progressed schools in all five group sizes were making their case for what they hoped would be strong playoff runs. Nine of Union County’s 16 teams qualified for the playoffs, with the Brearley Bears […]

Union County Conference boys’ and girls’ basketball alignments here for 2018-2019 season

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BOYS’ BASKETBALL ALIGNMENTS FOR THE 2018-2019 SEASON: WATCHUNG DIVISION (4 schools): Linden Patrick School Roselle Catholic St. Mary’s, Elizabeth MOUNTAIN DIVISION (4 schools): Elizabeth Plainfield Union Union Catholic VALLEY DIVISION (4 schools): Rahway Scotch Plains Summit Westfield SKY DIVISION (5 schools): Cranford Gov. Livingston Johnson New Providence Roselle RIVER DIVISION (5 schools): […]

List of Union County football state champions from the playoff era here

UNION COUNTY STATE CHAMPIONS IN THE PLAYOFF ERA: 2018: Summit – North 2, Group 3 – JR covered at Summit Hillside – Central Jersey, Group 2 – JR covered at Hillside 2017: Westfield – North 2, Group 5 Hillside – Central Jersey, Group 2 – JR covered at Rutgers 2016: Westfield – North 2, Group […]