Union County Conference baseball, softball standings here as of Monday, April 15

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, APRIL 15 WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Gov. Livingston (4-0) Cranford (4-0) 3-Union (2-2) 4-Scotch Plains (1-3) Westfield (1-3) 6-Elizabeth (0-4) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (4 schools): 1-Summit (1-1) Johnson (1-1) Union Catholic (1-1) New Providence (1-1) VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Oratory Prep (4-0) 2-Dayton (3-1) 3-Roselle Park (2-2) Brearley […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball standings here as of Monday, April 8

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, APRIL 8 WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Gov. Livingston (2-0) Cranford (2-0) 3-Scotch Plains (1-1) Union (1-1) 5-Elizabeth (0-2) Westfield (0-2) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (4 schools): 1-Union Catholic (1-0) New Providence (1-0) 3-Summit (0-1) Johnson (0-1) VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Roselle Park (2-0) Oratory Prep (2-0) 3-Brearley (1-1) Dayton […]

Linden boys’ volleyball coach no stranger to taking on new roles

Jimmy Smith is no stranger to taking on new roles in Linden Public Schools. He has been with the district for five years, and in that time he has worked in the technology department; coached five different positions as an assistant with the Linden High School football team; been a replacement physical education teacher at […]

Leading rushers George of Linden, Jackson of Summit and Pendleton of Rahway lead Union County contingent for June 24 Phil Simms North-South All-Star Game; Will be contested once again at Kean University

PISCATAWAY – Linden’s BJ George, his school’s all-time leading rusher, will be there. Summit’s Max Jackson, who this past season set school records for most yards rushing in a single season and a single game, will be there. In all 10 players from Union County high schools comprise one fourth of the North roster for […]

Union baseball, boasted by hurlers Velez, Fernandez and Sanborn, seek long-awaited success

Union last won the Union County Tournament in 1993. The Farmers last captured the North 2, Group 4 sectional state championship in 2002. This year’s baseball team has the potential to challenge for both long-awaited titles. It’s been some time since Union has had real success on the diamond, but coming in at 17-10 last […]

Roselle Park softball ready to challenge again for Union County and Group 1 supremacy; Defending county and state champs have some injury issues at onset

For the second time in program history the Roselle Park softball team will have the opportunity to repeat as state champions. After losing only three seniors to graduation and with seven starters back, the Panthers are primed to put together a season worthy of last year’s groundbreaking 27-3 finish that included county, section and state […]

Union County Conference softball alignments for 2019 here; 2018 Group 1 state champ Roselle Park moves up to Watchung Division

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE SOFTBALL ALIGNMENTS FOR 2019 SEASON: WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): Cranford Elizabeth Gov. Livingston Johnson Roselle Park Westfield MOUNTAIN DIVISION (6 schools): Brearley Dayton Scotch Plains Summit Union Union Catholic VALLEY DIVISION (5 schools): Benedictine Kent Place New Providence Oak Knoll Rahway SKY DIVISION (5 schools): Hillside Linden Plainfield Roselle Roselle Catholic * […]

Union County Conference Opening Days baseball schedule here; UCC division alignments for 2019 as well

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL OPENING DAYS MONDAY, APRIL 1 (3 games) Westfield at Union, 4 p.m. – Watchung Division Summit at Rahway, 4 p.m. – crossover Plainfield at Union Catholic, 4 p.m. – crossover TUESDAY, APRIL 2 (9 games) Gov. Livingston at Elizabeth, 4 p.m. – Watchung Division Scotch Plains at Cranford, 4 p.m. – […]

Linden bowling coach Pizzano to be honored by NJSCA; Is a member of its Class of 2019 Hall of Fame

Cherie Pizzano was already established as Linden’s softball coach in 2000 when another coaching opportunity struck. “I was called in to meet with (principal) Barry Black and (athletic director) Steve Yesinko, I recall,” Pizzano said. That was because of a recommendation made by a student named Joseph Quinn, who was one of Linden’s top bowlers […]

Roselle Park standout senior grapplers Leo and Montgomery capture their first Region 4 titles; NJSIAA Tournament begins Feb. 28 in AC, continues March 1 and concludes March 2

Hit hard by graduation, the Roselle Park wrestling team might not have had as successful of a season as it had last year when it went 24-2 and won a sectional state championship. However, the Panthers were able to produce as many region champions as the best team in Union County this year – Westfield. […]