GL baseball, the top seed, advances to UCT semifinals for 2nd straight season; Johnson, Summit, Cranford also move on

Final four teams will vie to reach final in competition scheduled for Elizabeth's Williams Field May 2

BERKELEY HEIGHTS – Last year Ethan Frohman got the ball for his team’s county semifinal contest and pitched the Highlanders into the final for the first time in three years. This time head coach Chris Roof’s strategy was to pitch Frohman in Wednesday’s quarterfinals and hope that his GL squad would advance – once again […]

UCC baseball, softball standings here as of April 27

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, APRIL 27:   WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools) 1-Cranford (6-1) 2-Governor Livingston (5-2) Scotch Plains (5-2) 4-Elizabeth (3-4) 5-Westfield (2-5) 6-Union (0-7)   MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools) 1-Johnson (5-1) 2-Dayton (4-3) 3-New Providence (2-3) 4-Linden (2-4) Union Catholic (2-4)   VALLEY DIVISION (5 schools) 1-Roselle Park (4-0) 2-Summit […]

UCT softball schedule rest of the way; Quarterfinals, semifinals at Linden May 1, 2

Championship game at Kean May 9

UCT SOFTBALL SCHEDULE THE REST OF THE WAY   QUARTERFINALS FRIDAY, MAY 1 AT LINDEN 5:30 P.M., 7:30 P.M.   TOP SIDE OF THE BRACKET: 5-Cranford vs. 4-Westfield 8-Brearley vs. 1-Johnson   BOTTOM SIDE OF THE BRACKET: 6-Elizabeth vs. 3-Rahway 7-Scotch Plains vs. 2-Gov. Livingston   SEMIFINALS SATURDAY, MAY 2 At Linden, 3 p.m.   […]

Tentative UCT baseball schedule rest of the way; Top 4 seeds advance to quarterfinals

Semifinals at Elizabeth May 2, final at Kean May 9

TENTATIVE UCT BASEBALL SCHEDULE THE REST OF THE WAY   QUARTERFINALS WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29   TOP SIDE OF THE BRACKET: 5-Elizabeth at 4-Johnson 8-Union at 1-Gov. Livingston   BOTTOM SIDE OF THE BRACKET: 6-Westfield at 3-Cranford 10-Summit at 2-Scotch Plains   SEMIFINALS SATURDAY, MAY 2 At Elizabeth   FINAL SATURDAY, MAY 9 At Kean   […]

Johnson earns top seed for 40th annual softball UCT; Crusaders seek first title since 1981

GL is 2nd seed, Rahway 3rd

The 40th annual softball Union County Tournament was seeded April 20 in Linden. Johnson, with a record of 9-1 and its only loss to an out-of-state opponent, earned the top seed. The Crusaders are seeking to win the UCT for the third time and first time since 1981. Johnson last reached the final in 1996, […]

Roselle Park Dad’s Club Baseball Invitational includes 8 games from April 17-19; Panthers host Columbia

Union Catholic and New Providence also among field once again

For the first time, last year’s Roselle Park Dad’s Club Baseball Invitational – played on the same weekend as this year’s will be – included no rain and normal, comfortable temperatures to enjoy the sport by. All 10 games were played, including some thrillers – there were three one-run games and three two-run contests. Even […]

Johnson baseball scores 7 runs in first inning on way to home-opening division win over Linden; O’Donnell smacks long two-run double for game-winning hit

Pitching for Crusaders were juniors Anthony Furci, a righty and the winning pitcher, and lefty Ryan Mulroy

CLARK – To go from a winter and pre-season of discontent – as far as the weather was concerned – to more snow on Tuesday, to a 2-0 start two days later, yeah, eighth-year Johnson head baseball coach Dave Kennedy will take that any season. Johnson pushed across seven runs in the bottom of the […]

Linden head football coach stepping down; To pursue doctorate degree

Candia guided Tigers to 2014 North 2, Group 5 championship, which was program's first state title in 29 years

Deon Candia, who guided Linden to its first state championship in 29 years, is stepping down as the school’s head football coach. Candia made it official with the high school’s administration last Thursday and then made it public at the team’s annual football banquet Saturday night. “I intend on going back to school,” said Candia, […]

Livingston lifts Linden boys’ basketball to UCT championship; Pours in team- and tied for game-high 21 points, including game-winning basket

Tigers capture 11th county championship and first since 2007

UNION – Sometimes heart, will, physicality and determination – important things that don’t show up in the scoring agate – turn out to be more important than blocks, rebounds, steals and assists. Those were the traits Linden had to go by and count on if the Tigers were to get past a much taller Roselle […]

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