Union County baseball is ready to be seeded for UCT

Union County baseball is ready to be seeded for UCT

UNION COUNTY, NJ — This is a year where any of a number of teams, again most from the Union County Conference’s upper Watchung Division, have a legitimate shot of capturing the baseball Union County Tournament. Westfield High School might have clinched the top seed on Friday, April 26, when the Blue Devils defeated Governor […]

Union County baseball roundup before the UCT gets seeded

Union County baseball roundup before the UCT gets seeded

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Before the baseball Union County Tournament gets seeded and Cranford High School attempts to become the first three-peat winner since the Cougars pulled off the feat in 1999, 2000 and 2001, this was a week filled with big Union County Conference division classes. Westfield High School began the week as the […]

Opening Day baseball gets into full swing in Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Opening Day high school baseball in Union County on Monday, April 1, featured some lopsided scores, several high-scoring games and a few, good-old, one-run competitions. Union County’s two-best teams, Cranford and Governor Livingston high schools, scored 12 and 10 runs, respectively, while Westfield and Roselle Park high schools produced one-run victories. […]

Baseball and softball realign in Union County for start of season

Baseball and softball realign in Union County for start of season

UNION COUNTY — If you do well you move up. If you struggle, you move down in order to level the playing field. Sort of. The Union County Conferences for both baseball and softball were realigned for the soon-to-start 2024 seasons. Opening Day for both sports is Monday, April 1. As for baseball, Summit High […]

Union County softball hits the bases running this week

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Another Union County softball season is upon us, with the first scheduled scrimmages taking place this week, starting Thursday, March 21. Cranford High School, sparked by two of the best seniors in the state in Sophia DeMarco and Maddy DeLong, has its first four scrimmages set to be played at its […]

High school baseball to begin in just three short weeks

High school baseball to begin in just three short weeks

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The sound of play ball across the state of New Jersey is now less than three weeks away. The beginning of official practice is just a few days away. Pitchers and catchers report on Monday, March 11, with the rest of the team members scheduled to join them on Thursday, March […]

Union County wrestlers advance to Region 4 at Union

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Cranford High School was put into District 16 at Watchung Hills Regional High School this year and, as in the recent past, the Cougars found a way to wrestle all the way to the top. In the same way as at last month’s Union County Tournament at Union High School, Cranford […]

Boys basketball seeds get ready to square off in semifinals

UNION COUNTY, NJ — There is a very unique boys basketball Union County Tournament Final Four that will tip off Thursday, Feb. 15, at Kean University’s Harwood Arena in Union. In the second game scheduled for 7:30 p.m., there is the two-time defending champion playing as the visiting team going up against a team that […]

Cranford gets ready for wrestling team state finals

Cranford gets ready for wrestling team state finals

UNION COUNTY, NJ — While Jordan Chapman wants to realize what it’s like to win a state championship, there are other matches that come along during the season that can be just as satisfying. Case in point was the North 2, Group 3 final at top-seeded West Essex High School on Wednesday night, Feb. 7. […]

Girls basketball seeds are ready to start their semifinals

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes said he wants to go for a three-peat in 2024. So does the New Providence High School girls basketball team. The Pioneers want to accomplish that feat this week. The Union County Tournament semifinals were scheduled to take place Wednesday, Feb. 14, at Arthur L. […]