Brian Oblachinski to be honored for his baseball excellence at 82nd annual Hot Stove League event

Brian Oblachinski did not only look to reach first base. His goal was to score. In the field, his range at shortstop prevented plenty of opposing players from getting hits they thought they had. A leader for the Cougars on the baseball diamond, the 2017 Cranford High School graduate is now a freshman member of […]

Union County Tournament boys’ and girls’ basketball information here

82ND ANNUAL BOYS’ BASKETBALL UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENT SEEDS: 1-Roselle Catholic. 2-The Patrick School. 3-St. Mary’s, Elizabeth. 4-Linden. 5-Union. 6-Rahway. 7-Union Catholic. 8-New Providence. 9-Scotch Plains. 10-Summit. 11-Plainfield. 12-Westfield. 13-Elizabeth. 14-Johnson. 15-Gov. Livingston. 16-Roselle 17-Hillside. 18-Oratory Prep. 19-Dayton. 20-Koinonia Academy. 21-Cranford.   PRELIMINARY ROUND: Koinonia Academy 59, Cranford 55   FIRST ROUND: 19-Dayton at 6-Rahway 18-Oratory […]

The quest for 2,000 continues for Johnson senior Visconti; Thursday, Feb. 8 total of 30 points puts him 43 shy

JOHNSON SENIOR BOYS’ BASKETBALL PLAYER GEORGE VISCONTI (No. 14) 1,957 career points with 3 regular season games and at least one county and one state tournament game to go Johnson’s next game is a UCT contest Saturday, Feb. 10 at Plainfield at 1 p.m. JOHNSON BOYS’ BASKETBALL 2017-2018: (12-6 overall, 9-1 won share of UCC’s […]

Union County Conference boys’ and girls’ basketball standings and overall records here as of Feb. 5

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BOYS’ BASKETBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, FEB. 5 WATCHUNG DIVISION (5 schools): 1-Roselle Catholic (6-0) 2-Patrick School (3-2) Linden (3-2) 4-Plainfield (1-5) Elizabeth (1-5) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (4 schools): 1-St. Mary’s, Elizabeth (5-0) 2-Union (3-2) 3-Union Catholic (2-2) 4-Westfield (0-6) VALLEY DIVISION (7 schools): 1-Rahway (10-0) 2-Scotch Plains (8-1) 3-Summit (6-3) 4-Roselle (4-6) […]

Roselle Catholic boys’ basketball, sparked by inside game of Frink and Reid, come back to top TPS; Lions will be top seed for 82nd annual UCT

ROSELLE – A player who did not participate in the first game two weeks ago – senior guard Markquis Nowell – did his best to try to steal the game away for the visiting Celtics. His downtown, bombs-away shooting east and west put his team back in the lead late in the third quarter and […]

Visconti nets 20 in Johnson’s 72-44 win over St. Rose at RC; Crusaders make 12 3s, including 4 by DiProfio; 2,000 point list includes RC (2015) Briscoe

Johnson next plays Dayton home Feb. 6; A Crusader win will clinch a share of the UCC's Sky Division crown with New Providence

JOHNSON SENIOR BOYS’ BASKETBALL PLAYER GEORGE VISCONTI (No. 14) 1,908 career points with 4 regular season games and at least one county and one state tournament game to go JOHNSON BOYS’ BASKETBALL 2017-2018: (11-5 overall, 8-1 UCC’s Sky Division – through Saturday, Feb. 3) Dec. 15: Johnson 68, New Providence 58 – at Johnson George Visconti […]

Johnson’s Visconti 12 points shy of 1,900; List of (many, not all) 2,000 point scorers here

JOHNSON BOYS’ BASKETBALL SENIOR GEORGE VISCONTI (No. 14) 1,888 career points going into Feb. 3 game vs. St. Rose at Roselle Catholic. JOHNSON BOYS’ BASKETBALL 2017-2018: (10-5 overall, 8-1 UCC’s Sky Division – as of Saturday, Feb. 3) Dec. 15: Johnson 68, New Providence 58 – at Johnson George Visconti 16 points – put him […]

Union County Tournament boys’ and girls’ basketball dates here; Both championship games are Saturday, Feb. 24 at Kean

Here are the dates for the boys’ and girls’ basketball Union County Tournaments. The boys’, which is the oldest in the state, goes back to 1937, with this year being the 82nd annual edition. The girls’ began in 1976, with this being tournament No. 43. Here are the dates: SEEDING (for both): Wednesday, Feb. 7 […]

Tom Richel Memorial Hoopfest at Roselle Catholic Saturday, Feb. 3 includes 2 girls’ games first and then 3 boys’

Here is the schedule for the Tom Richel Memorial Hoopfest at Roselle Catholic for Saturday, Feb. 3: GIRLS’ GAMES (2) Roselle Catholic vs. Franklin, noon The Patrick School vs. University, 1:45 p.m. BOYS’ GAMES (3) St. Rose, Belmar vs. Johnson, 3:30 p.m. The Patrick School vs. Roselle Catholic, 5:15 p.m. IMG Academy, Fla. vs. Our […]

List of 2,000 point high school boys’ basketball scorers in state history being worked on here

Here is a list I am working on that includes many of the 2,000 point boys’ basketball scorers in New Jersey high school history:   2,000 POINT BOYS’ BASKETBALL SCORERS IN NEW JERSEY: Dajuan Wagner, Camden (2001) – 3,462 John Somogyi, St. Peter’s, New Brunswick (1968) – 3,310 Paul Gause, Schalick (2005) – 3,146 Reggie […]

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