Road teams win early-season girls’ basketball undefeated vs. undefeated showdowns

Talk about early-season showdowns, there were two undefeated vs. undefeated girls’ basketball clashes this past week in Union County, with the road team coming out on top both times. On Saturday afternoon in Springfield it was visiting Oak Knoll coming through in the fourth quarter to pull out a 45-37 win over Dayton in a […]

Union County Conference basketball standings here for Jan. 2; girls’ alignment revised

Here are the Union County Conference basketball standings as of Jan. 2, with the girls’ alignment revised: UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BOYS’ BASKETBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, JAN. 2: WATCHUNG DIVISION (5 schools) Linden (0-0) Elizabeth (0-0) Patrick School (0-0) Plainfield (0-0) Roselle Catholic (0-0) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (4 schools) 1-St. Mary’s, Elizabeth (2-0) 2-Union Catholic (0-0) […]

Revised Union County Conference girls’ basketball alignment for 2016-2017 season

Here is the revised Union County Conference girls’ basketball alignment for the 2016-2017 season: WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): Patrick School Roselle Catholic Westfield New Providence Cranford Union MOUNTAIN DIVISION (6 schools): Gov Livingston Johnson Summit Rahway Scotch Plains Plainfield VALLEY DIVISION (7 schools): Dayton Oak Knoll St. Mary’s, Elizabeth Elizabeth Linden Union Catholic Hillside SKY […]

Union County Conference boys’ basketball, girls’ basketball standings here as of Dec. 31 – Happy New Year!

Here are the Union County Conference boys’ basketball and girls’ basketball standings as of Saturday, Dec. 31: UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BOYS’ BASKETBALL STANDINGS AS OF SATURDAY, DEC. 31: WATCHUNG DIVISION (5 schools) Linden (0-0) Elizabeth (0-0) Patrick School (0-0) Plainfield (0-0) Roselle Catholic (0-0) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (4 schools) 1-St. Mary’s, Elizabeth (2-0) 2-Union Catholic (0-0) […]

Governor Livingston baseball team winning its first UCT title is the pick here for ‘Sports Story of the Year in Union County for 2016’

My pick for “Sports Story of the Year in Union County for 2016” is the Governor Livingston baseball team winning the Union County Tournament for the first time and how the Highlanders managed to do so. Third-seeded GL – in back-to-back days at Kean University on Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 15 – defeated […]

A look back at the 2016 Union County football season; Roselle won 10 games for the first time

Westfield went 12-0 again and repeated as North 2, Group 5 champions

The 2016 Union County football season will be remembered as the year Westfield – sparked again by the county’s and one of the state’s finest defensive units – went 12-0 once more and repeated as North 2, Group 5 champions, while a high-scoring Roselle squad won 10 games (nine on the field) for the first […]

Union County football has 5 exciting Thanksgiving Day matchups; Linden, Union, Johnson seeking victories to clinch winning seasons

Roselle is attempting to close with 10 triumphs

Playing football on Thanksgiving means many things. It’s a time for family and friends to gather before enjoying their holiday meal. It’s, in most cases, the end of the football season for both teams as many athletes will be trading in their shoulder pads for basketball sneakers, wrestling head gear or ice hockey sticks. It’s […]

Union County football playoff schedule, last week’s results, this week’s picks and this week’s Top 10 here

Here is the Union County football playoff schedule for this weekend: Friday, Nov. 18 and Saturday Nov. 19, plus last week’s playoffs and consolations results, this week’s playoff picks and this week’s Union County Top 10: Enjoy. UNION COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL THIS WEEK’S PLAYOFF SCHEDULE: Friday, Nov. 18 (2 games) North 2, Group 5 […]

11 games for 11 Union County playoff football teams, starting on Nov. 11 – the 11s clearly have it! 6 games today, 5 on Saturday, Nov. 12

Cranford seeks a 6th straight season with at least one playoff win; Undefeated second-seeded squads Westfield (8-0) and Roselle (8-0) will remain at home next weekend should they advance

Eleven games for the 11 Union County football schools that qualified for the playoffs, which commence this weekend starting on Friday, Nov. 11. The 11s clearly have it! Here’s a quick look at the six games to be played on Friday, Nov. 11: NORTH 2, GROUP 5: 6-Union at 3-Ridge – Union (4-4) – has […]

11 teams, 11 games involving Union County playoff football for opening weekend; Cranford seeks 6th straight season with a victory

6 contests Friday night, Nov. 11 and 5 on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 12

Eleven teams. Eleven games. Who will advance to the second round? “Everybody wants another game,” said Cranford head coach Erik Rosenmeier. “You can create another game on the schedule that is not there. “That’s the magic of playoff football. Who can extend their season? “You want to get in and you don’t want to get […]

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