Union County Conference boys’ and girls’ basketball standings here as of Monday, Dec. 17

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BOYS’ BASKETBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, DEC. 17 WATCHUNG DIVISION (4 schools): 1-Linden (0-0) Patrick School (0-0) Roselle Catholic (0-0) St. Mary’s, Elizabeth (0-0) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (4 schools): 1-Union (1-0) 2-Elizabeth (0-0) Union Catholic (0-0) 4-Plainfield (0-1) VALLEY DIVISION (4 schools): 1-Rahway (1-0) 2-Summit (0-0) Scotch Plains (0-0) 4-Westfield (0-1) SKY DIVISION […]

Linden wrestlers top Roselle Park for the first time; Tigers produce 7 straight wins, the final 5 in stretch by fall

Linden wrestling goes back a bit more than 50 years. Roselle Park wrestling goes back even further – the mid-1930s – with the Panthers being one of only four programs in the country (and just two in New Jersey, Paulsboro being the other) to accumulate 1,000 wins. Roselle Park has been the gold standard in […]

5 Union County boys’ basketball teams will open at 4th Annual St. Jude Classic Dec. 14 at UHS

UNION – Three basketball coaches will be making debuts – one in each game – as the 4th Annual St. Jude Classic will tip off Friday at Union High School’s Louis J. Rettino Gymnasium. An Opening Night boys’ basketball tripleheader features: Plainfield vs. Union at 4 p.m. Linden vs. Piscataway at 5:30 p.m. and Westfield […]

One of finest football seasons Union County has seen in some time

This was simply, from top to bottom, one of the finest Union County football seasons in some time. As the season progressed schools in all five group sizes were making their case for what they hoped would be strong playoff runs. Nine of Union County’s 16 teams qualified for the playoffs, with the Brearley Bears […]

Union County Conference boys’ and girls’ basketball alignments here for 2018-2019 season

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BOYS’ BASKETBALL ALIGNMENTS FOR THE 2018-2019 SEASON: WATCHUNG DIVISION (4 schools): Linden Patrick School Roselle Catholic St. Mary’s, Elizabeth MOUNTAIN DIVISION (4 schools): Elizabeth Plainfield Union Union Catholic VALLEY DIVISION (4 schools): Rahway Scotch Plains Summit Westfield SKY DIVISION (5 schools): Cranford Gov. Livingston Johnson New Providence Roselle RIVER DIVISION (5 schools): […]

List of Union County football state champions from the playoff era here

UNION COUNTY STATE CHAMPIONS IN THE PLAYOFF ERA: 2018: Summit – North 2, Group 3 – JR covered at Summit Hillside – Central Jersey, Group 2 – JR covered at Hillside 2017: Westfield – North 2, Group 5 Hillside – Central Jersey, Group 2 – JR covered at Rutgers 2016: Westfield – North 2, Group […]

Union County vs. Middlesex County crossover FB results for 2018 here; UC came out on top

Here are the scores of this year’s Union County vs. Middlesex County crossover football games. Union County came out on top. UNION COUNTY VS. MIDDLESEX COUNTY CROSSOVER FOOTBALL FOR 2018 REGULAR SEASON: Aug. 30: New Providence 27, Middlesex 19 – at Middlesex Aug. 31: Bishop Ahr 22, Roselle 20 – at Bishop Ahr Sept. 7: […]

5 Union County football teams seek to reach state championship games: Union, Cranford, Rahway, Summit and Hillside

These are the final steps that need to be taken on the road to playing for a state championship. Five Union County football teams are 48 minutes away from playing for one. Three are home in sectional semifinal playoff action this weekend: Rahway, Summit and Hillside; and two are on the road: Cranford at the […]

Do or die football is here; NJSIAA playoffs commence Nov. 2, continue Nov. 3

9 Union County teams seek to advance to next round

Welcome to the Tournament of Champions in New Jersey high school football. I say that because for the first time half of the public school state championship teams will lose games afterwards. Some could lose twice. Those fortunate enough will still game-plan for another contest – a first-time Bowl Game. Some will game-plan for two […]