Johnson football didn’t panic after 0-3 start; Crusaders will make CJ, G2 playoffs

The Johnson Crusaders did not panic after a 0-3 start included two losses by exactly one touchdown and another by a single point. The Crusaders, guided by first-year head coach and 2006 ALJ graduate Anthony DelConte, bounced back to win three of their next four to clinch a playoff berth in Central Jersey, Group 2. Presently, […]

Union County football schedule for this weekend; Dayton, Johnson, Westfield win; Brearley ties

Here is the Union County football schedule for this weekend, last week’s results, my picks and my Top 10. The  playoffs commence in two weeks.   UNION COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL   THIS WEEK’S SCHEDULE: Friday, Oct. 31 (6 games) Ridge at Union, 7 p.m. Johnson at Belvidere, 7 p.m. Hillside at Delaware Valley, 7 […]

CORRECTED new alignment of football’s Mid-State 38 Conference

Here is the corrected new alignment of football’s Mid-State 38 Conference for the 2014 and 2015 seasons. I erroneously printed the wrong alignment over the summer and earlier in September.   Mid-State 38 Conference for 2014 and 2015 seasons:   Delaware Division (8): Bridgewater-Raritan, Elizabeth, Franklin, Hillsborough, Hunterdon Central, Phillipsburg, Union, Watchung Hills.   Watchung Division […]

GL-Westfield UCT baseball final moved to May 11 at Kean; GL softball falls in UCT final at Linden

The championship game of the 61st annual baseball Union County Tournament was postponed Saturday because of rain and pushed back to Sunday, May 11 at Kean University at 1 p.m. Top-seeded Governor Livingston (17-3) will face third-seeded Westfield (13-3). GL and Westfield split Union County Conference-Watchung Division games. Westfield, which has won the most UCT […]

GL, still seeking its first title, will face Westfield, which has won the most with 13, in UCT baseball final at Kean; Junior lefty Frohman is mound ace

Highlanders are in final for fourth time and first time since 2011

UNION – For the third straight year Westfield – the team with the most county championships – will face a left-hander in title game. For the second straight season the Blue Devils will attempt to beat a hurler seeking to go 4-0 in UCT competition. Two years ago it took four innings, but Westfield was […]

GL baseball tops Dayton in UCT semifinals; Will face Westfield in championship game

Falk, Frohman lead Highlanders to their fourth title game in program history

UNION – When the Governor Livingston team bus arrived at KeanUniversity’s Jim Hynes ’63 Baseball Stadium approximately an hour before Saturday’s county tournament game was to begin, one player was not on it. That was junior Mike Falk, who arrived just 20 minutes before the game started after taking the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) for […]

UCT baseball semis set after 4 quarterfinal winners all triumph at home; It will be Dayton vs. GL, followed by Westfield vs. Cranford at Kean

Highlanders come back in fifth, Cougars victorious in extra innings again over Vikings

UNION – The last time Dayton and Governor Livingston met in the Union County Tournament was in 2012. Both schools remember the game vividly. Dayton broke through late and, as the seventh seed, upset the second-seeded Highlanders 7-3 in BerkeleyHeights to reach the semifinals for the first time in seven years. Both teams entered the […]

UCT baseball semifinals will take place at Kean for the first time; Quarterfinals moved to May 2

Semis are May 3 and final at Kean is May 10

For the first time in nine years the baseball Union County Tournament semifinals will not take place at Elizabeth’s Williams Field. Union County Interscholastic Athletic Conference (UCIAC) Executive Director Tom Lewis disclosed Thursday afternoon that the semifinals will take place at KeanUniversity’s Jim Hynes ’63 Baseball Stadium in Union for the first time. Saturday’s scheduled semifinals […]

Roselle Park, Union, Johnson, Cranford and GL move on in UCT softball

While defending champion and top-seeded Westfield will have to wait until Monday to play its first-round game – at home vs. 16th-seeded and 7-1 Roselle Catholic – Roselle Park, Union, Johnson, Cranford and Governor Livingston all advanced to Friday night’s quarterfinals at Linden with first-round wins on Saturday. Three of the eight first-round games were […]

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