Roselle Catholic boys’ basketball reaches first TOC championship game; Lions will face St. Joseph’s, Metuchen Tuesday night in Trenton

Tuesday, March 19 At Sun National Bank Center, Trenton 2-St. Joseph’s, Metuchen (27-4) vs. 1-Roselle Catholic (24-5), 8 p.m.

A season that began nearly four months ago with the beginning of official practice has come down to a game of 32 minutes. This game will determine which of this year’s six state champions will be hoisting another championship trophy. For a refreshing change we have two teams in the final game of the year […]

Walker, Pierre, Taylor, Folinusz, Stapleton and Carmona are Union County players in June 24 North-South All-Star Football Game at Kean

Media Day is April 7 at Piscataway High School

The 35th annual North-South All-Star Football game will kick off June 24 at 7 p.m. at Kean University’s Alumni Stadium in Union. Here is the list of players from Union County who will be playing for the North squad:   P.J. Walker, QB, Elizabeth Ruban Pierre, OG, Rahway Derrick Taylor, LB, Roselle Chris Folinusz, DE, […]

Roselle Catholic boys’ basketball to face Newark Tech in Friday night’s TOC semifinals at Monmouth University; Winners advance to Tuesday night’s final in Trenton

Senior Syracuse-bound swingman Roberson averaging 19 points, 15 rebounds, 3.5 blocks for top-seeded Lions

Roselle Catholic has just produced – perhaps – its two biggest wins in program history. If the Lions are to become only the third school from UnionCounty to win the Tournament of Champions and be the last team in New Jersey standing, they will need to pull off two more huge victories. That’s the challenge […]

Roselle Catholic – first-time Non-Public, B state champions – is the top seed for the Tournament of Champions; Title game is March 19 in Trenton

Lions first play in Friday's semifinals at Monmouth University

The Roselle Catholic boys’ basketball team – which Saturday night captured its first state championship by winning the Non-Public, B title – is the top seed for the Tournament of Champions. There will be two first round games Wednesday night at Pine Belt Arena in Toms River and then two semifinal games Friday night at Monmouth […]

Roselle Catholic stuns St. Anthony 48-44 to win the Non-Public, B boys’ basketball state championship; First state title for Lions

The Roselle Catholic boys’ basketball team captured its first state championship Saturday night by defeating two-time defending champion St. Anthony 48-44 in the Non-Public, B state championship game at Toms River North High School’s Pine Belt Arena in Toms River. The Lions improved to 23-5 with its sixth straight victory and will next compete in […]

First Roselle Catholic on Saturday and then Linden and Dayton on Sunday will attempt grabbing boys’ basketball state championships

All 3 Union County sectional champs have 22 wins and are on 5-game winning streaks

State championship boys’ basketball this weekend featuring Union County powers Roselle Catholic, Linden and Dayton begins Saturday night at Toms River North High School’s Pine Belt Arena in Toms River and concludes Sunday night at the Rutgers Athletic Center in Piscataway. Roselle Catholic, Linden and Dayton all have 22 wins and are all also on five-game […]

2 teams that lost at the buzzer in the UCT – Linden and RC – still alive in state tourney action; Dayton boys’ play in Thursday’s Group 1 semifinals

Only 3 Union County hoop teams not eliminated yet

Both Linden and Roselle Catholic – first RC and then Linden on consecutive Saturday nights – had their hearts broken in Union County Tournament play, losing games on shots in the lane right before the final buzzer. The Tigers and Lions have made up for those excruciating defeats by excelling in state tournament play. Since […]

Linden boys’ basketball captures second N2, G4 championship in 3 years; RC and Patrick School boys’ advance to Non-Public, South B final

After falling in the Union County Tournament championship game on a shot right before the buzzer, the Linden boys’ basketball team did well to bounce back in a challenging North 2, Group 4 section. For the second time in three years the Tigers captured the championship, defeating Ridge 49-46 at home in Monday’s final. Linden […]

For 3rd time in less than a week both RC hoop teams will be home on same night in states; Each seeks to advance to Wednesday’s championship games

Girls' hosting Trenton Catholic first before boys' face Wildwood Catholic Monday at The Lions' Den

For the third time in less than a week there will be a state tournament doubleheader at The Lions’ Den at Roselle Catholic with both RC varsity basketball teams playing on Pat Hagan Court. On Monday in the Non-Public, South B semifinals for both it will be the top-seeded girls’ hosting fourth-seeded Trenton Catholic at 6 […]

Monday’s state basketball winners: Linden, Elizabeth, Hillside boys’ and Linden, Union, Hillside girls’

On the first day of state tournament basketball Monday, Union County teams that advanced on the boys’ side included Linden and Elizabeth in North 2, Group 4 and Hillside in Central Jersey, Group 2. On Wednesday, top-seeded Linden (18-7) will host ninth-seeded Dickinson and fourth-seeded Elizabeth (17-6) will host fifth-seeded Bayonne in N2, G4 quarterfinals. […]

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