Union County basketball still alive in states going into Feb. 28 – 11 boys’ and 11 girls’ teams

UNION COUNTY BOYS’ BASKETBALL STILL ALIVE IN STATES (11, heading into Feb. 28): WEDNESDAY, FEB. 28: NORTH 2, GROUP 3: 8-Colonia at 1-Rahway 10-Gov. Livingston at 2-Chatham NORTH 2, GROUP 1: 13-Dayton at 5-Weequahic NON-PUBLIC, NORTH A: 10-Oratory Prep at 7-Union Catholic THURSDAY, MARCH 1 NORTH 2, GROUP 4: 11-Ridge at 3-Linden 7-Phillipsburg at 2-Scotch […]

Final Union County Conference boys’ and girls’ basketball standings here and overall records as of Feb. 26

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE FINAL BOYS’ BASKETBALL STANDINGS FOR 2017-2018 SEASON:   WATCHUNG DIVISION (5 schools): 1-Roselle Catholic (8-0) – outright champions 2-Linden (5-3) 3-Patrick School (4-3) 4-Elizabeth (1-6) 5-Plainfield (1-7) Elizabeth at Patrick School not played.   MOUNTAIN DIVISION (4 schools): 1-St. Mary’s, Elizabeth (6-0) – outright champions 2-Union Catholic (3-3) Union (3-3) 4-Westfield (0-6) […]

List of Union County high school wrestlers here that have won NJSIAA Tournament championships

UNION COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING STATE CHAMPIONS (128 the first 84 years) (does not include wrestlers from Union County that won a state championship at another school) NJSIAA TOURNAMENT: 2017-1934 Union County high schools have had only one state champion in the last 9 (2009-2017) seasons. 2010s (1) 2011: 152-Christian Barber, Westfield ————— 2000s (7) […]

Roselle Catholic basketball sweeps UCT championships at Kean; Girls’ capture 6th title, while boys’ garner long-awaited first crown

Hanner nets 15, McQueen 13 for the RC girls', while Horton pours in 20, Whitney 17 and Frink 13 for the RC boys'

UNION – While it was close for three quarters, this time Roselle Catholic was simply not going to be denied. Not on this night. Not on this year. This was their county tournament to lose and had been for some time. So the Lions grabbed hold of the game in the fourth quarter and this […]

It will be Roselle Catholic vs. The Patrick School twice Feb. 24 at Kean for UCT basketball crowns; RC boys’ seek 1st title

The Celtics are defending champions on both sides

UNION – Roselle Catholic has come close the last six years, with the agony of defeat ever so present. After the heartbreaking loss to underdog Union in the 2013 quarterfinals – one year after the Lions reached the final for the first time in 49 years – two very close setbacks followed in the 2015 […]

Roselle Catholic boys’ basketball – led by senior guard Jason Battle – is now 1 win away from capturing its first UCT championship; Lions will play 2-time defending champ The Patrick School in Feb. 24 final at Kean

Battle lifts Lions with 18 points, including game-high 4 3s; Manuel leads Celtics with 28

UNION – Roselle Catholic was all set to do battle – once again – with Linden in order to advance to another county championship game. However, on a night when senior bigs Nazreon Reid and Alanzo Frink were not their typical dominating presence inside, Roselle Catholic’s battle cry came this time from its starting shooting […]

UCT boys’ and girls’ basketball will continue this week with semifinals for boys’ Feb. 20 at Kean and semis for girls’ Feb. 21 at Johnson High; Championship games are Feb. 24 at Kean

UNION – Of these three boys’ basketball programs – Cranford, Johnson and Roselle Catholic – which has not won the Union County Tournament yet? Cranford? No. The Cougars captured their lone title the year the Beatles arrived in America – 1964. Johnson? Wrong. Known then as Johnson Regional, the Crusaders claimed their only championship the […]

Union County Conference boys’ and girls’ basketball standings and overall records here as of Feb. 19

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BOYS’ BASKETBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, FEB. 19:   WATCHUNG DIVISION (5 schools): 1-Roselle Catholic (8-0) – outright champions 2-Linden (5-3) 3-Patrick School (4-3) 4-Elizabeth (1-6) 5-Plainfield (1-7)   MOUNTAIN DIVISION (4 schools): 1-St. Mary’s, Elizabeth (6-0) – outright champions 2-Union Catholic (3-3) Union (3-3) 4-Westfield (0-6)   VALLEY DIVISION (7 schools): […]

Union County boys’ and girls’ basketball teams in states here; Play commences Feb. 26, with TOC concluding March 18 – on a Sunday this year

UNION COUNTY BOYS’ BASKETBALL IN STATES (18 total):   NORTH 2, GROUP 1 (2) – Roselle Park, Dayton Monday, Feb. 26: 9-Roselle Park at 8-American History 13-Dayton at 4-People’s Prep   NORTH 2, GROUP 3 (3) – Rahway, Summit, Gov. Livingston Monday, Feb. 26: 16-Somerville at 1-Rahway 14-Warren Hills at 3-Summit 10-Middletown North at 7-Gov. […]

Girls’ basketball UCT to continue Feb. 13 with 8 first round games; Quarterfinals to follow Feb. 16

The 43rd annual girls’ basketball Union County Tournament will continue with eight first round games to be played Tuesday night. After 21 teams were seeded we have the top 16 seeds ready to go. Here’s a closer look: TOP SIDE OF THE BRACKET: 9-Summit at 8-Dayton 16-Linden at 1-The Patrick School 12-New Providence at 5-Cranford […]