Roselle Catholic boys’ basketball captures its first TOC championship by defeating St. Joseph, Metuchen 65-49 in title game in Trenton; Richardson pours in 22, while Roberson adds 19 and 12 rebounds

Lions finish unprecedented season at 25-5

For the first time Roselle Catholic is the king of boys’ basketball in New Jersey. Hail to the Lions! Top-seeded Roselle Catholic was more-than-decisive in downing second-seeded St. Joseph, Metuchen 65-49 Tuesday night in the 25th annual Tournament of Champions championship game at the Sun National Bank Center in Trenton. Roselle Catholic became the third […]

Roselle Catholic boys’ basketball 32 minutes away from a 25th victory and ultimate state championship

Tuesday night's TOC final vs. St. Joseph, Metuchen the final game of a long and rewarding season

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 […]

UCC basketball division winners: Boys’ – RC, UC, Dayton; Girls’ – RC, New Providence, Hillside

The following are the Union County Conference boys’ basketball and girls’ basketball final standings for the 2012-2013 season. The boys’ champions are Roselle Catholic in the Watchung, Union Catholic in the Mountain and Dayton in the Valley. The girls’ champions are Roselle Catholic in the Watchung, New Providence in the Mountain and Hillside in the […]

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 […]

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