Defending champ Cranford, top-seeded GL and lower seed Roselle Park advance in UCT baseball

Defending champion Cranford, top-seeded Governor Livingston and lower-seeded Roselle Park – sparked by standout senior Luis Amaro – advanced to the baseball Union County Tournament quarterfinals with first-round wins on Saturday. The quarterfinals are scheduled to be played at the higher seeds Wednesday, with Thursday as the rain date. Cranford, which has won the UCT […]

UCT baseball and softball seeding information here

61ST ANNUAL BASEBALL UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENT   SEEDS: 1-Gov. Livingston. 2-Cranford. 3-Westfield. 4-Scotch Plains. 5-Dayton. 6-Union. 7-Union Catholic. 8-Elizabeth. 9-Summit. 10-New Providence. 11-Roselle Park. 12-Johnson. 13-Oratory Prep. 14-Plainfield 15-Rahway. 16-Roselle Catholic. 17-Linden.   PRELIMINARY ROUND Wednesday, April 23 Linden 11, Roselle Catholic 5 – at RC   FIRST ROUND Saturday, April 26 TOP SIDE OF […]

GL baseball in line to earn top seed for 61st annual Union County Tournament; Highlanders off to fine 10-1 start

First-round games are April 26, quarterfinals April 30, semifinals May 3 and final May 10.

The Governor Livingston baseball team has never won the Union County Tournament. The Highlanders probably never earned the top seed before either. This could be their year. GL, with an overall record of 10-1 and a Union County Conference-Watchung Division mark of 4-1, is in line to earn the top seed for the 61st annual […]

Final UCC girls’ basketball standings, overall records and Coaches’ picks here

Five UnionCounty girls’ basketball teams won at least 20 games this season, with three of them also capturing Union County Conference championships. Roselle Catholic set a program record for wins in a 25-2 season that included a fourth straight Watchung Division crown and sixth consecutive league title. For the first time the Lions finished undefeated […]

Final UCC boys’ basketball standings, overall records and Coaches’ picks here

UnionCounty boys’ basketball was well-represented, once again, among the best hoops in the state of New Jersey. For the first time in seven years and for the sixth time overall UnionCounty had two of the six state champions in the Tournament of Champions and for the first time neither was the Union County Tournament champion. […]

Rahway football players Raymond, Bost and Watkis-Davis will continue playing in college

Rahway football players that will continue playing in college include seniors Donte Raymond, Jeffery Bost and Stephan Watkis-Davis. Raymond will play at the University of Delaware, while Bost and Watkis-Davis will attend Towson University as preferred walk-ons. The trio helped lead Rahway to the Central Jersey, Group 2 semifinals this past season and to a […]

Cranford’s Murray leads Cougar wrestlers to second-place UCT finish; Roselle Park repeats as champions

Brearley has most champs with 4

UNION – Gavin Murray came oh so close last year. The talented Cranford grappler met Governor Livingston’s Ryan Hoy in the county championship bout at 132 and was edged by the defending champion 9-8. That was the last of the 14 finals matchups. Murray, a junior, and Hoy, a senior, were destined to meet again […]

Roselle Park girls’ tennis improves records to 11-7 and 7-5, five of top seven players return next year; All-UCC division teams honor county’s best

Linden, sparked by county champions Zalewski and Podsiebierski, capture Valley Division title

The Roselle Park girls’ tennis team improved its overall and league records this season and next year will return five of its top seven players. The Panthers, guided by head coach Nancy Sturcke since 1977, finished 11-7 overall and 7-5 and in third place in the Mountain Division of the Union County Conference. Last year’s […]

Union, Linden, Summit, Cranford, Rahway, Roselle Park, New Providence football seek to advance to championship games; Sectional semifinals are this weekend

Tigers, Indians, Cougars will play on road vs. undefeated teams they recently lost to

Union has had enough of losing to Piscataway in the playoffs. For that matter, so has everyone else who has played the Chiefs in that setting since 2002. Cranford has had enough of losing to Summit – period – the last five seasons in Mid-State Conference play whether it was a close game or a […]

Rahway football pounds Spotswood 47-20 to advance to CJ, G2 semifinals; Indians will next play at 9-0 and top-seeded Rumson-Fair Haven

Senior QB Bost rushes and passes for 2 scores, defense excels

RAHWAY – If Rahway could draw up the perfect prelude to a heavyweight matchup that will follow at undefeated Rumson-Fair Haven next week, Saturday’s first-round home playoff game served that purpose and more. Sometimes done in by their own mistakes and forced errors, the Indians played about as perfect a first half as any team […]

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