Cranford well-represented in July 21 Snapple Bowl; 5 players and the coaching staff seeking to lead Union County All-Stars to first win since 2011

Game taking place at Woodbridge for the first time

When discussing Cranford football the past two seasons many people were aware of the accomplishments of lineman Will Fries and quarterback Jack Schetelich. The 2016 graduates have moved on to the next level, playing in the next state west of us now, with Fries at Penn State and Schetelich at Villanova. However, a lot more […]

Snapple Bowl practice commences July 11; Union County All-Stars seek to snap 4-game slide

The myCentralJersey.com Snapple Bowl XXIII is Thursday, July 21 at 7 p.m. at Woodbridge High School, with the annual All-Star Football Game between Union County and Middlesex County just-graduated gridiron standouts taking place at Woodbridge for the first time. Middlesex County has won the last four games and nine of the last 10 and leads […]

Union County well represented in June 27 North-South gridiron clash; All-Stars include Linden’s Starling, Westfield’s Curry, Union’s James and Brown, Brearley’s Collier, Cranford’s Doran, Rahway’s Patterson and Roselle’s Pendleton

North seeks to snap two-game slide in game that will be played at Kean University

Union County football had a banner season in 2015. For the first time the county produced three 11-0 teams playing in state championship games. Then – also for the first time – the county produced two 12-0 state championship teams in the same season. Kevin Doran of Cranford and Jack Curry of Westfield only experienced winning […]

Summit’s Schaffer stands out as Union County All-Star; Junior LH starts on mound and tosses 2 shutout innings

One of his team's bright spots in June 20 Underclassmen Game at Kean

UNION – Summit junior left hander Will Schaffer was someone that head coach Kevin Zaleski counted on this season. His efforts on the mound and at the plate helped the Hilltoppers produce another winning season at 14-11, while Summit also won the Union County Conference’s Valley Division championship for the third time in four years, […]

Union County baseball All-Stars come back, but not enough vs. Essex County; Players from both teams excel in annual Underclassmen Game at Kean

MOPs are Essex County infielder Anthony Giachin of Newark Academy and Union County catcher Dan Baroff of Governor Livingston

UNION – After six and a half innings the Union County All-Stars were down by nine runs. Essex County scored three in the top of the third and then two more in the fourth, fifth and sixth innings. Union County finally broke through for two runs on errors in the bottom of the seventh to […]

Essex-Union Underclassemen All-Star Baseball Game includes pitchers Doren of GL and Geissel of SP; June 20 event to take place at Kean

Union County seeks first win since 2012

The 7th annual Essex-Union Underclassmen All-Star Baseball Game is set to be played tonight – Monday, June 20 – at Kean University’s Jim Hynes Class of 1963 Stadium in Union. Two players have been added to the Union County roster, including pitchers Vin Doren of Governor Livingston and Tim Geissel of Scotch Plains. Doren, a […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball champions listed here; All division winners captured titles outright

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE CHAMPIONS FOR 2016   BASEBALL WATCHUNG DIVISION: Westfield Blue Devils MOUNTAIN DIVISION: Johnson Crusaders VALLEY DIVISION: Summit Hilltoppers SKY DIVISION: Rahway Indians SOFTBALL WATCHUNG DIVISION: Johnson Crusaders MOUNTAIN DIVISION: Roselle Park Panthers VALLEY DIVISION: Union Catholic Vikings SKY DIVISION: Oak Knoll Royals JR PARACHINI

Johnson diamond squads capture Union County Conference division titles outright; Baseball wins Mountain, softball Watchung

Other baseball division champs: Watchung-Westfield, Valley-Summit, Sky-Rahway - Indians repeat

Johnson High School diamond teams captured Union County Conference division championships outright, with the baseball team going a perfect 8-0 in Mountain Division play following a 5-2 win at New Providence May 19. Johnson’s softball team finished 7-1 in Watchung Division action, its final league game a 7-4 win at Gov. Livingston May 16. Last year, the […]

Complete list of baseball UCT and GNT champions here

Here’s a look at all of the baseball Union County Tournament champions and the pitchers of record and also the Greater Newark Tournament championship scores:   UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONS: 2016: Governor Livingston 3, Scotch Pains 2 WP: Vin Doren. LP: Marc Occhipinti. 2015: Cranford 3, Gov. Livingston 1 WP: Pat Knight. LP: Ethan Frohman. 2014: […]

Johnson is top seed for UCT softball for 2nd straight season; Crusaders seek first title since 1981

Defending champ GL is 2nd seed, Elizabeth 3rd, Benedictine 4th and Westfield 5th

All that’s left for Johnson is for the Crusaders to finally win the Union County Tournament again. The Crusaders were the top seed last year, but were upset by fifth-seeded Cranford in the semifinals. Second-seeded GL went on to defeat Cranford 4-3 in the championship game at Linden. The Highlanders captured their sixth title and […]

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