Who should be the No. 1 seed when the girls’ basketball Union County Tournament is constructed Wednesday?

Top teams include Roselle Catholic, defending champion GL, Cranford, New Providence, Union, Linden

Wow! What a Union County Tournament seeding meeting it should be on Wednesday! Here we go: First Cranford swept Governor Livingston in Watchung Division play and then Roselle Catholic swept Cranford. Then GL swept Roselle Catholic. Meanwhile, Union ended up splitting Watchung Division games with GL and Cranford, while Linden swept Union in Watchung play. […]

Linden bowlers DeKowski, the boys’, and Reid, the girls’, win UCT individual crowns, while Johnson rolls to team title

Crusaders capture 3rd straight championship after Reid repeats as girls' champ

While Linden bowlers rolled their way to the individual championships at this week’s Union County Tournament competition at their hometown Jersey Lanes, it was the Johnson Crusaders who overcame Linden to capture the team title for the third straight year. One day after Linden junior Andrew Dekowski captured the boys’ competition and Linden senior Briana […]

Roselle Park grapplers capture first UCT title since 2003

Champions include Hillburn at 145, Matthews at 152 and Parraga at 106

UNION – Brian Matthews came to Roselle Park from South Jersey and immediately rushed for over 1,000 yards to help lead the Panthers to their first state championship football game in 19 years. The talented junior grappler is also off to a pretty good start on the wrestling mat. Matthews conquered the weight class of […]

Brearley grapplers will be going for a record 8th straight UCT championship Saturday at Union

Returning champions include Brearley's DeMarco, GL's Mele, Summit's Abbott, GL's Hoyt, Brearley's John Balboni, Brearley's Joe Balboni and Scotch Plains heavyweight Tufaro

UNION – Will Brearley make it a record eight in a row? Or will Roselle Park capture its first county crown in a decade? Those questions and more will be answered Saturday when the 38th annual wrestling Union County Tournament takes place at Union High School’s Louis J. Rettino Gymnasium, beginning at 9 a.m. The […]

Union Catholic boys’ basketball, sparked by Hillside resident Lynn’s game-high 32 points, battle state-ranked Linden to the very end

Was battle of 9-1 Union County squads at Inaugural Investors Games at Kean

UNION – Damon Lynn can shoot the 3, no new development there. However, Lynn and his Union Catholic teammates proved Sunday that they have the ability to seriously compete against the upper echelon teams in the state. That is news for a Union Catholic squad that Linden had its hands full with. Although the Vikings […]

Upcoming Union County wrestling matches listed here

Union County Tournament is Jan. 19 at Union

UPCOMING UNION COUNTY WRESTLING MATCHES   Jan. 4: Summit at Johnson, 6 p.m. Jan. 4: Cranford at Gov. Livingston, 7 p.m. Jan. 4: Scotch Plains at RosellePark, 7:30 p.m.   Jan. 5: Scotch Plains, Woodbridge at Rahway, 9 a.m.   Jan. 7: Linden at Westfield, 6:30 p.m.   Jan. 9: Rahway at Union, 4 p.m. Jan. […]

Brown, Moore lift Linden boys’ basketball to Huskies Tournament title

Tigers begin January with perfect 7-0 mark, including comeback victories over Elizabeth, Don Bosco Prep, Union and Columbia

The Linden boys’ basketball team captured the Huskies Tournament at Matawan by defeating Academy Charter 81-12 Dec. 26, Manalapan 69-49 Dec. 27 and Columbia 57-47 Dec. 29. Senior guard Cairo Brown earned All-Tournament honors, while junior center Quadri Moore was named MVP. The Tigers begin January with a 7-0 record that includes comeback wins over […]

Coaches earn milestone wins one day apart; For Linden’s Colicchio his 300th and for Johnson’s Nudo his 100th

Boys' basketball, ice hockey mentors successful at what they do

Two of the most successful Union County coaches in their sports gained milestone victories last month – one day apart. On Dec. 17, Johnson ice hockey coach Michael Nudo earned his 100th win when his Crusaders defeated Dayton 11-1 in a Union County Ice Hockey League contest at Warinanco Ice Rink in Roselle. On Dec. […]

Undefeated Union County basketball teams after the first week of play

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE UNDEFEATED BASKETBALL TEAMS – WITH OVERALL RECORDS – THROUGH DEC. 20:   BOYS’ From the Watchung Division Roselle Catholic (4-0) Linden (4-0) From the Mountain Division Union Catholic (3-0) Westfield (2-0) From the Valley Division Dayton (3-0) Summit (3-0)   GIRLS’ From the Watchung Division Cranford (3-0) Roselle Catholic (3-0) From the […]

Union County Conference All-Conference girls’ tennis players selected; Dayton is Valley Division champ

Roselle Park's Casso and Hunter are First Team second doubles for Mountain Division

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE ALL-CONFERENCE GIRLS’ TENNIS FOR 2012   WATCHUNG DIVISION: Team champion: Westfield. FIRST TEAM First singles: Lexi Borr, Westfield Second singles: Lauren Oberlander, Kent Place Third singles: Rebecca Sisto, Westfield First doubles: Elizabeth Cusick and Julia Criscuolo, Westfield Second doubles: Marian Kovalenko and Connie Wu, Westfield SECOND TEAM First singles: Mimi MacCowatt, Kent […]