Union County All-Stars, led by Linden’s Kyle Phipps, out to win first Snapple Bowl since 2011

The last time Kyle Phipps played in a football game he helped lead Linden to its first state championship in 29 years. The next time, which will be Thursday night, he hopes to help lead the team he is playing for to its first triumph over the opposing side in three years. Victories have been […]

GL baseball bests Bernards 10-4 to win Group 2 state championship; Highlanders sparked by WP Belfer and Falk’s HR, 4 RBI

Berkeley Heights school captured 3rd state crown since 1999

TOMS RIVER – You can say that everything is okay in Berkeley Heights today, June 6. That’s because the high school’s baseball team won a state championship, beating the opposition by the score of 10-4. Continuing another roll after falling in the Union County Tournament championship game exactly four Saturdays ago, Governor Livingston scored immediately, […]

GL baseball 1 win away from 3rd state championship; Highlanders face Bernards June 6 in Group 2 final at Toms River South

Senior right hander Belfer will get the mound start for the CJ, G2 champs

Baseball statistics are sometimes important, necessary and even nice. But it takes a lot more for a northern New Jersey high school squad to qualify for a bus ride south to Toms River to play in a state championship game. Here, Governor Livingston’s Chris Roof – at the helm of the Highlanders since 2004 – […]

GL baseball captures CJ, G2 crown for first time since 2011; Highlanders tie record for wins in a season at 26

Will face South Jersey champion Buena in Group 2 semifinal at Rider University; now 1 win away from playing for a state championship

The Governor Livingston baseball team has played 32 games and won 26 of them. One more win and the Highlanders will have won 27 games for the first time. One more win and GL will be going back to Toms River for the first time in four years. In Friday’s Central Jersey, Group 2 final […]

Cranford, Dayton baseball successful this time of year; GL, Roselle Catholic, Scotch Plains in mix as well

States continue for Union County squads on May 26

When it comes time to getting ready to play a big baseball game immediately after Memorial Day, you can count on Cranford and Dayton to be in the mix. Cranford is seeking a fourth straight North 2, Group 3 championship, while Dayton is after a third consecutive North 2, Group 1 crown. Other Union County […]

UCT baseball and softball finals pit Cranford vs. Governor Livingston; Will take place at Kean at same times on May 9

Top-seeded Johnson, which was seeking its third title and first since 1981, ousted in softball semifinals

Many times it feels like the champion in Union County will come down to Cranford vs. Governor Livingston. That will be the case twice on May 9 at Kean University in Union. For the second year in a row the matchups for the Union County Tournament baseball and softball games are the same. This Saturday, […]

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.   […]

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