Governor Livingston girls’ basketball wins at Summit to capture UCC’s Mountain Division title; Soranno paces Highlanders with season-high 17 points

Gerrato adds 15, DiStaso 13 for 16-4 squad

SUMMIT – Lauren Soranno didn’t worry that her shots were not falling right before tipoff. “During warmups I didn’t make a lot of shots,” the Governor Livingston junior shooting guard said. However, once the game began and once there was a scoreboard that was keeping account of such things, Soranno couldn’t miss. Soranno made her first […]

Defending champion RC top seed for girls’ basketball UCT; Lions undefeated at 19-0, off to best start in program history

Patrick School of Elizabeth, which defeated No. 1 Gloucester Catholic, is 2nd seed

The 40th girls’ basketball Union County Tournament consists of one of the few undefeated teams in the state – Roselle Catholic – and a team that knocked off the No. 1 team in the state – the Patrick School of Elizabeth. There are other capable teams as well, including New Providence, Westfield, Governor Livingston and […]

Roselle Catholic, still seeking its first crown, is top seed for 79th annual boys’ basketball Union County Tournament

Roselle Catholic has won Non-Public B state championships the past two seasons and its first Tournament of Champions crown in 2013. Yet the Lions are still seeking to win the state’s oldest county tournament for the first time. This could be the year Roselle Catholic finally wins the Union County Tournament. The only mystery for […]

Roselle Catholic hoop teams, both division champions, in line to receive top UCT seeds

The basketball Union County Tournaments will be seeded  Tuesday, Feb. 10 in Clark, with Roselle Catholic most likely getting the top seed for the 79th boys’ edition and Roselle Catholic as well for the 40th girls’ event. Both Roselle Catholic squads, through games played Saturday, Feb. 7, had the most wins in the county at […]

Union County Conference boys’, girls’ basketball standings here as of Feb. 2

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BOYS’ BASKETBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, FEB. 2:   WATCHUNG DIVISION (5 schools) 1-Roselle Catholic (7-1) 2-Patrick School (4-2) 3-Linden (4-3) 4-Elizabeth (1-5) 5-Plainfield (1-6)   MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools) 1-St. Mary’s, Elizabeth (5-1) Union Catholic (5-1) 3-Westfield (4-3) 4-Union (2-5) 5-Scotch Plains (0-6)   VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools) 1-Gov. Livingston (7-1) 2-Summit (6-3) 3-Rahway (5-3) Hillside (5-3) 5-Cranford (2-7) 6-Roselle (1-7)   SKY DIVISION (6 […]

Cranford captures wrestling UCT championship; Cougar champs include repeat winners Murray and DiGiovanni and also Cappello and Scorese

UNION – One grappler wore a T-shirt that on the back read: “second place is not an option!” You got the intense feeling that was Cranford’s philosophy Saturday at the Louis J. Rettino Gymnasium. After finishing second last year, this time the Cougars would not be denied. Cranford had the most champions, four, and led by […]

Union County Conference basketball standings here as of Jan. 5

The following are the Union County Conference basketball standings as of Jan. 5, including games played through Sunday, Jan. 4: UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BOYS’ BASKETBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, JAN. 5:   WATCHUNG DIVISION (5 schools) 1-Roselle Catholic (2-0) 2-Patrick School (1-0) 3-Linden (1-1) 4-Elizabeth (0-1) 5-Plainfield (0-2)   MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools) 1-St. Mary’s, […]

Gridiron teams make history in 2014; Long time coming for Linden, Roselle

Cranford, Summit continue their winning ways

There were plenty of team achievements – for the first time in a long time – concerning Union County football in 2014.   Here are a few:   *Linden won its first home playoff game in 29 years, then won another home playoff game, then reached its first state championship game in 29 years and […]

GL baseball players Frohman, Lynch, Tedesco, Zucker to continue playing in college; Quartet seek to lead Highlanders to great success in 2015

BERKELEY HEIGHTS – One of these years it’s going to work out for the Highlanders. It almost did last year. You see, the Governor Livingston baseball team has pretty much won every title under the sun – including Highlander Classic, division, section and state – except for one. One of these years the Highlanders will […]

First-time division winners Linden, Cranford and Roselle are top seeds; 10 Union County teams qualify for football playoffs

Summit - the second seed and two-time defending champion in North 2, Group 3 - is 64-3 since start of 2009 season

Of the 10 Union County schools that made the state playoffs, four of them are two home wins away – without needing help from anyone – from playing for a championship. Those teams include first-time Mid-State 38 Conference division champions Linden, Cranford and Roselle and also Summit, which captured Mid-State division titles the first five […]

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