GL baseball in line to earn top seed for 61st annual Union County Tournament; Highlanders off to fine 10-1 start

First-round games are April 26, quarterfinals April 30, semifinals May 3 and final May 10.

The Governor Livingston baseball team has never won the Union County Tournament. The Highlanders probably never earned the top seed before either. This could be their year. GL, with an overall record of 10-1 and a Union County Conference-Watchung Division mark of 4-1, is in line to earn the top seed for the 61st annual […]

Gov. Livingston baseball holds on to top New Providence 3-2 in Highlander Classic; Candeloro is WP, Duda gets save and Frohman has game-winning hit

BERKELEY HEIGHTS – After having lost twice in two games to New Providence last year in clashes that right hander David Gelormini pitched, host Governor Livingston kind of expected somewhat of an uphill battle Sunday against the visiting Pioneers when facing Gelormini once more. The GL baseball team managed to score three runs off Gelormini, a senior, […]

Governor Livingston baseball off to 2-0 start, led by seniors Jennings and Frohman; Highlander Classic includes New Providence, Madison and defending champion Newark Academy

Highlanders have downed Plainfield and Elizabeth so far

So far so good for a Governor Livingston baseball team that has the highest aspirations this season. Goal No. 1 would be to play up to its capabilities. GL began Wednesday with a matter-of-fact 12-1 win at Plainfield and then followed that up Thursday with a more-than-convincing 16-1 Union County Conference-Watchung Division home triumph over […]

Final UCC girls’ basketball standings, overall records and Coaches’ picks here

Five UnionCounty girls’ basketball teams won at least 20 games this season, with three of them also capturing Union County Conference championships. Roselle Catholic set a program record for wins in a 25-2 season that included a fourth straight Watchung Division crown and sixth consecutive league title. For the first time the Lions finished undefeated […]

Final UCC boys’ basketball standings, overall records and Coaches’ picks here

UnionCounty boys’ basketball was well-represented, once again, among the best hoops in the state of New Jersey. For the first time in seven years and for the sixth time overall UnionCounty had two of the six state champions in the Tournament of Champions and for the first time neither was the Union County Tournament champion. […]

Cranford’s Murray leads Cougar wrestlers to second-place UCT finish; Roselle Park repeats as champions

Brearley has most champs with 4

UNION – Gavin Murray came oh so close last year. The talented Cranford grappler met Governor Livingston’s Ryan Hoy in the county championship bout at 132 and was edged by the defending champion 9-8. That was the last of the 14 finals matchups. Murray, a junior, and Hoy, a senior, were destined to meet again […]

GL girls’ basketball wins at Cranford in season-opener for both; Sorrano leads all scorers with 11 points

Berliner, Pires add 9 points each for Highlanders

CRANFORD – There are times you can argue that the game’s most important basket was made before the fourth quarter. A case could be made for that concerning arch rivals Governor Livingston and Cranford. In Friday night’s girls’ basketball season-opener at CranfordHigh School’s Martin Gymnasium, it was a long-range basket by the person who ended […]

Roselle Park girls’ tennis improves records to 11-7 and 7-5, five of top seven players return next year; All-UCC division teams honor county’s best

Linden, sparked by county champions Zalewski and Podsiebierski, capture Valley Division title

The Roselle Park girls’ tennis team improved its overall and league records this season and next year will return five of its top seven players. The Panthers, guided by head coach Nancy Sturcke since 1977, finished 11-7 overall and 7-5 and in third place in the Mountain Division of the Union County Conference. Last year’s […]

Football playoffs for 11 Union County teams commence this weekend; Defending N2, G3 champ Summit goes 9-0 for 5th straight season

Union, Linden, Westfield in N2, G5; Scotch Plains in N2, G4; Cranford and GL also in N2, G3; Roselle Park, Brearley, New Providence in N2, G1; Rahway in CJ, G2

Here we go again. High school playoff football in UnionCounty is back – about a week later than normal – with many teams seeking to extend their seasons a week. Will this be the last season that we just crown sectional champions? We won’t know about possible playoff expansion until it gets voted on again […]

Union football garners program’s 500th victory; Farmers win at Hillsborough 35-28

Improve to 3-2 overall and in the Mid-State 38 Conference's Delaware Division

The Union football program gained its 500th victory in its 92nd season, winning at Hillsborough 35-28 Friday night in Mid-State 38 Conference-Delaware Division action. Union’s overall record now stands at 500-301-52 (,624). Union improved to 3-2 overall and 3-2 in the Delaware Division. Hillsborough fell to 2-4 overall and 2-4 in the Delaware Division. FRIDAY NIGHT’S UNION […]

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