First round UCT baseball matchups set for Saturday; 8 games on tap, with winners advancing to next Wednesday’s quarterfinals

Union, the sixth seed, hosts 11th-seeded Johnson in one of four games from the bottom side of the bracket

The 60th annual baseball Union County Tournament will continue Saturday with eight first round matchups at the higher seeds. Call school athletic directors for the accurate starting times. The three preliminary round games that must be completed by Thursday or Friday’s rain date include: 19-St. Mary’s, Elizabeth at 14-Roselle Catholic 18-Hillside at 15-Oratory Prep 17-Plainfield […]

Cranford is the top seed again for 60th annual baseball Union County Tournament; First round games are scheduled for Saturday

Next 7 seeds are Scotch Plains-2, Westfield-3, Gov. Livingston-4, Elizabeth-5, Union-6, Dayton-7 and Union Catholic-8

To nobody’s surprise at the seeding meeting at Cranford High School Monday night, state-ranked Cranford earned the top seed once again for the 60th annual baseball Union County Tournament. As of Monday night, Cranford was 7-0, ranked No. 2 in the state and was Union County’s only undefeated team. On Saturday morning, Cranford came back […]

GL baseball bangs out 14 hits in 15-5 home win over Madison, Highlanders advance to next Saturday’s Highlander Classic final

Woods, who bats 3rd, went 3-for-3, with three RBI and one run; 3-time defending champion GL will face Newark Academy for crown

BERKELEY HEIGHTS – The first week of the season couldn’t have worked out better for a young and learning-on-the-job Governor Livingston baseball team. Three wins in three games the past five days included 42 runs against Middlesex County opponent Carteret, Union County Conference-crossover foe Plainfield and Morris County squad Madison. A 3-0 start that included […]

GL baseball to host 4th annual Highlander Classic April 6, 13; Highlanders off to 2-0 start

Frohman, Jennings, Lynch, Woods lift squad past host Carteret, visiting Plainfield

With the Governor Livingston baseball team you’ll always know what the lineup is ahead of time. There are no head games. The only mystery is what exactly will happen in the contest that is about to unfold. That’s what makes the Highlander Classic so special. You get four teams vying for a championship in early […]

Union County Conference girls’ basketball all-division teams here as selected by county coaches

2012-2013 UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE GIRLS’ BASKETBALL TEAMS AS SELECTED BY COUNTY COACHES   ALL-WATCHUNG DIVISION Jessica McCoy, Cranford Jenna Goeller, Cranford Erin Ferguson, Gov. Livingston Mallory George, Gov. Livingston Jada Lewis, Linden Breana Spencer, Plainfield Drew Winter, Plainfield Renee Oliver, Roselle Catholic Tori Pozsonyi, Roselle Catholic Taylor Sebolao, Scotch Plains-Fanwood Adora Moneme, Union Honorable Mention: Kaitlin […]

2013 Union County Conference baseball, softball alignments here; 2012 final standings listed below

2013 UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL ALIGNMENT   WATCHUNG DIVISION (7 schools) Governor Livingston Elizabeth Cranford Linden Union Westfield Scotch Plains Defending champion: Cranford   MOUNTAIN DIVISION (8 schools) Johnson Roselle Catholic Union Catholic New Providence Dayton RosellePark Oratory Prep Brearley Defending champion: Dayton   VALLEY DIVISION (7 schools) Hillside Roselle Rahway Plainfield St. Mary’s, Elizabeth […]

UCC basketball division winners: Boys’ – RC, UC, Dayton; Girls’ – RC, New Providence, Hillside

The following are the Union County Conference boys’ basketball and girls’ basketball final standings for the 2012-2013 season. The boys’ champions are Roselle Catholic in the Watchung, Union Catholic in the Mountain and Dayton in the Valley. The girls’ champions are Roselle Catholic in the Watchung, New Providence in the Mountain and Hillside in the […]

Brearley standout junior wrestler Joe Balboni does well to place third in state at 170; GL’s Mele fourth at 120, Brearley’s John Balboni 5th at 160, Summit’s Iarussi 6th at 220

Clark's Calas now going for 3rd state championship and 1st at 120

It was a long and very rewarding wrestling season for standout Union County grapplers including senior Jon Mele of Governor Livingston, senior Colin Barber of Westfield, junior John Balboni of Brearley, junior Joe Balboni of Brearley,  senior A.J. Iarussi of Summit and senior Anthony Tufaro of Scotch Plains. All were good enough to earn medals for where they […]

Union County wrestlers Calas, Mele, Barber, Brearley’s Balboni brothers, Bulger, Iarussi and Tufaro advance to NJSIAA Tournament quarterfinals

Mele, Barber, John Balboni also win preliminary round matches; Semifinals follow quarterfinals Saturday

As many as eight wrestlers from Union County are now three wins away from winning state championships! Winning pre-quarterfinal round NJSIAA Tournament bouts Friday night at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall and advancing to Saturday’s quarterfinals were Brenden Calas of Clark and Seton Hall Prep and Jon Mele of Governor Livingston at 120, Colin Barber of […]

NJSIAA Tournament commences Friday night for 15 Union County resident wrestlers seeking glory

Continues Saturday with the quarterfinals and semifinals and concludes Sunday with the third-place bouts and championship matches

The weekend every high school wrestling fan in New Jersey anxiously waits for is here. The 78th annual NJSIAA Tournament at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall commences with preliminary round matches for non-region champions and then the pre-quarterfinals on Friday, continues with the quarterfinals and semifinals on Saturday and concludes with the third-place matches and championship bouts […]

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