Cranford and Elizabeth square off in UCT softball finals

CRANFORD, NJ — Not often do the top two seeds make it to the championship game. However, that was the case this year, as defending champion and top-seeded Cranford High School was to clash with second-seeded Elizabeth High School in the 46th annual softball Union County Tournament championship game. The game was rescheduled to be […]

UCC baseball tournament blazes into high gear in quarterfinals

UCC baseball tournament blazes into high gear in quarterfinals

UNION COUNTY, NJ — If the weather cooperated and the quarterfinals were played at the fields of the higher seeds on Wednesday, May 18, then the 68th annual baseball Union County Tournament is set to move on to Kean University in Union. The semifinals are scheduled to be contested at Kean on Saturday, May 21, […]

Baseball seeds begin to take shape in Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The two teams in the lead for the top seed in this month’s 68th annual baseball Union County Tournament, Cranford and Governor Livingston high schools, are both scheduled to play a team they lost to the first time around. Cranford is scheduled to host New Providence High School on Thursday, May […]

Union County players join the ranks for All Star Football Classic

Union County players join the ranks for All Star Football Classic

UNION COUNTY, NJ — After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, New Jersey’s premier all-star football event is back. The media day for the 42nd annual Phil Simms NJ North/South All Star Football Classic will take place on Sunday, March 27, at Piscataway High School, with the players and their parents in attendance […]

Union and Cranford football teams expected to earn top seeds in sections

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union and Cranford, the two best football teams in Union County, as expected garnered top seeds in their sections. Rahway, at the last minute, snuck in, while Scotch Plains–Fanwood fell out. In all, 10 of Union County’s 17 football-playing schools qualified for the state playoffs, which commence around the state on […]

Aggressive Rahway defeats Warren Hills 27-7

Aggressive Rahway defeats Warren Hills 27-7

RAHWAY, NJ — Sometimes stats do tell the story, painting an accurate picture of the events that took place. Zaon Laney made the Rahway senior night game, on Friday, Oct. 8, one he will always look back on and cherish with a big smile. The senior running back carried the ball 17 times for a […]

Three Union County players among Maxwell Club Mini Max honorees

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The list of this past season’s Maxwell Football Club Mini Max High School award winners is an impressive one, with top players from throughout the state. Students from Union County schools named to the New Jersey’s Maxwell Football Club Mini Max award winners list for 2020 are Rashon Bradford of Rahway […]

Instead of “Play Ball” all we have now is “Nobody knows” as far as if there will be a spring sports season

Nobody knows. Instead of the buildup for the most anticipated message of the spring sports season – “Play Ball” – all we have now is, “Nobody knows.” “This is just awful, on so many levels, and scary too,” Gov. Livingston baseball coach Chris Roof said. The continued spread of the Coronavirus in our lives continues […]

High school sports put on hold for now; Hopefully there will still be a spring season to look forward to

Union High School Athletic Director Linda Ionta is usually outside at this time of the season, barring a March snowstorm. She is out monitoring Union’s spring teams, taking in a baseball practice after school, watching a softball scrimmage, keeping an eye on the track and field athletes, etc. Involved in Union athletics now for 30 […]

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