UCC baseball tournament blazes into high gear in quarterfinals

UCC baseball tournament blazes into high gear in quarterfinals

UNION COUNTY, NJ — If the weather cooperated and the quarterfinals were played at the fields of the higher seeds on Wednesday, May 18, then the 68th annual baseball Union County Tournament is set to move on to Kean University in Union. The semifinals are scheduled to be contested at Kean on Saturday, May 21, […]

Cranford Cougars baseball team takes top seed for UCT

CRANFORD, NJ — It’s now been five years since Cranford High School advanced to the baseball Union County Tournament championship game. It’s been seven years since the Cougars have captured the crown. Last year’s squad, the top seed and quite capable, was stymied by Westfield High School senior right-hander Chris Ho, 2-1, in the first […]

Cranford softball continues to shine as division takes shape

UNION COUNTY, NJ — With only one loss against a county opponent, defending champion Cranford High School was considered the favorite to garner the top seed for the 46th annual softball Union County Tournament. The UCT was to be seeded earlier this week, with first-round games scheduled for Thursday, May 5. The quarterfinals are set […]

Linden’s boys basketball loses sectional final against Elizabeth in a last-second heartbreaker

Linden’s boys basketball loses sectional final against Elizabeth in a last-second heartbreaker

LINDEN, NJ – With a 6-7 record at the close of January, Linden High School’s basketball team could have just gone through the motions once February’s competition commenced. Instead, the Tigers put together a five-game winning streak before falling to eventual Union County Conference–Watchung Division champion Roselle Catholic High School, one of the top-ranked teams […]

Union and Cranford football teams expected to earn top seeds in sections

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union and Cranford, the two best football teams in Union County, as expected garnered top seeds in their sections. Rahway, at the last minute, snuck in, while Scotch Plains–Fanwood fell out. In all, 10 of Union County’s 17 football-playing schools qualified for the state playoffs, which commence around the state on […]

Colonia overpowers Linden and wins a hard-fought battle, 23-14

Colonia overpowers Linden and wins a hard-fought battle, 23-14

LINDEN, NJ — On the second-to-last play of the third quarter, senior Davante Burroughs came up big for Linden by blocking a Colonia 28-yard field goal attempt to keep the game tied. However, just four plays later, the host Tigers made a special teams miscue that put them behind once more. On fourth-and-13 from its […]

Union and Linden use week off to prepare for upcoming home games

UNION / LINDEN, NJ — Getting a week off at any time in the season can be beneficial on many levels. For one thing, banged-up players get another seven days to heal. There’s also a release from the mental aspect of the game. Additional time is provided to regroup before entering battle again for what […]

Linden Recreation presents summer soccer awards

Linden Recreation presents summer soccer awards

LINDEN, NJ — On Saturday, Aug. 14, recreation leader Alex Moreyra presented the Linden Department of Parks and Recreation first-place and runner-up medals for the department’s summer soccer league. Pictured are the winning team in blue, North Carolina FC, and the runner-up, Philadelphia Union. Registration for the fall season is now open.

Linden Recreation wins gold at its Olympics opening ceremony

Linden Recreation wins gold at its Olympics opening ceremony

LINDEN, NJ — In the spirit of the Olympics, Linden Department of Parks & Recreation had its own Olympics opening ceremony on Tuesday, July 20, at Tiger Stadium. Both Summer Day Camp and playground programs participated. Participants at each site selected a country to represent in the opening ceremony and created a banner to carry […]

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