Roselle Catholic boys’ basketball, sparked by inside game of Frink and Reid, come back to top TPS; Lions will be top seed for 82nd annual UCT

ROSELLE – A player who did not participate in the first game two weeks ago – senior guard Markquis Nowell – did his best to try to steal the game away for the visiting Celtics. His downtown, bombs-away shooting east and west put his team back in the lead late in the third quarter and […]

Visconti nets 20 in Johnson’s 72-44 win over St. Rose at RC; Crusaders make 12 3s, including 4 by DiProfio; 2,000 point list includes RC (2015) Briscoe

Johnson next plays Dayton home Feb. 6; A Crusader win will clinch a share of the UCC's Sky Division crown with New Providence

JOHNSON SENIOR BOYS’ BASKETBALL PLAYER GEORGE VISCONTI (No. 14) 1,908 career points with 4 regular season games and at least one county and one state tournament game to go JOHNSON BOYS’ BASKETBALL 2017-2018: (11-5 overall, 8-1 UCC’s Sky Division – through Saturday, Feb. 3) Dec. 15: Johnson 68, New Providence 58 – at Johnson George Visconti […]

Johnson’s Visconti 12 points shy of 1,900; List of (many, not all) 2,000 point scorers here

JOHNSON BOYS’ BASKETBALL SENIOR GEORGE VISCONTI (No. 14) 1,888 career points going into Feb. 3 game vs. St. Rose at Roselle Catholic. JOHNSON BOYS’ BASKETBALL 2017-2018: (10-5 overall, 8-1 UCC’s Sky Division – as of Saturday, Feb. 3) Dec. 15: Johnson 68, New Providence 58 – at Johnson George Visconti 16 points – put him […]

Union County Tournament boys’ and girls’ basketball dates here; Both championship games are Saturday, Feb. 24 at Kean

Here are the dates for the boys’ and girls’ basketball Union County Tournaments. The boys’, which is the oldest in the state, goes back to 1937, with this year being the 82nd annual edition. The girls’ began in 1976, with this being tournament No. 43. Here are the dates: SEEDING (for both): Wednesday, Feb. 7 […]

Tom Richel Memorial Hoopfest at Roselle Catholic Saturday, Feb. 3 includes 2 girls’ games first and then 3 boys’

Here is the schedule for the Tom Richel Memorial Hoopfest at Roselle Catholic for Saturday, Feb. 3: GIRLS’ GAMES (2) Roselle Catholic vs. Franklin, noon The Patrick School vs. University, 1:45 p.m. BOYS’ GAMES (3) St. Rose, Belmar vs. Johnson, 3:30 p.m. The Patrick School vs. Roselle Catholic, 5:15 p.m. IMG Academy, Fla. vs. Our […]

List of 2,000 point high school boys’ basketball scorers in state history being worked on here

Here is a list I am working on that includes many of the 2,000 point boys’ basketball scorers in New Jersey high school history:   2,000 POINT BOYS’ BASKETBALL SCORERS IN NEW JERSEY: Dajuan Wagner, Camden (2001) – 3,462 John Somogyi, St. Peter’s, New Brunswick (1968) – 3,310 Paul Gause, Schalick (2005) – 3,146 Reggie […]

Roselle Catholic girls’ basketball team enjoys bonding visit to City of Brotherly Love

“Yo, RC girls’ basketball” – as Rocky Balboa might say. The Roselle Catholic girls’ basketball team spent Jan. 21 in the City of Brotherly Love watching college basketball’s preeminent and visiting perhaps the most iconic steps in movie history. On the same date the Philadelphia Eagles secured a berth in Super Bowl LII as the […]

Union County Conference boys’ and girls’ basketball standings and overall records here as of Jan. 29

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BOYS’ BASKETBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, JAN. 29   WATCHUNG DIVISION (5 schools): 1-Roselle Catholic (4-0) 2-The Patrick School (2-1) 3-Linden (2-2) 4-Elizabeth (1-3) 5-Plainfield (1-4)   MOUNTAIN DIVISION (4 schools): 1-St. Mary’s, Elizabeth (4-0) 2-Union (2-2) Union Catholic (2-2) 4-Westfield (0-4)   VALLEY DIVISION (7 schools): 1-Rahway (9-0) 2-Scotch Plains (6-1) […]

Linden bowlers best top-seeded Union to capture Union County Tournament championship for 2nd time in 3 years; Union Catholic places 3rd

It came down to Linden vs. Union. No, it wasn’t football, soccer or basketball, or baseball. This time It was to see which bowling team would capture the 2018 Union County Tournament championship. The title is back in Linden. Second-seeded Linden defeated top-seeded Union 3-1 in the championship match held Thursday, Jan. 25 at Jersey Lanes in […]

Top-seeded standouts Evan Weinberg of Dayton and Kiara Powell of Union are the 2018 UCT bowling individual champions

Winning any kind of tournament as the top seed is not easy at all. First, you are expected to win because you are the top seed. Second, all the pressure is on the top seed to get the job done – that is why they are the top seed. When the individual portion of the […]

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