High school baseball begins section state tournaments this week

High school baseball begins section state tournaments this week

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Although the start of the high school baseball season in New Jersey reverted back to its usual commencement of April 1 throughout the state this year, for the second straight season, the sectional state tournaments began after Memorial Day. Pre-pandemic, the sectional semifinals were played the day after Memorial Day, with the […]

Cranford and Elizabeth square off in UCT softball finals

CRANFORD, NJ — Not often do the top two seeds make it to the championship game. However, that was the case this year, as defending champion and top-seeded Cranford High School was to clash with second-seeded Elizabeth High School in the 46th annual softball Union County Tournament championship game. The game was rescheduled to be […]

UCC baseball tournament blazes into high gear in quarterfinals

UCC baseball tournament blazes into high gear in quarterfinals

UNION COUNTY, NJ — If the weather cooperated and the quarterfinals were played at the fields of the higher seeds on Wednesday, May 18, then the 68th annual baseball Union County Tournament is set to move on to Kean University in Union. The semifinals are scheduled to be contested at Kean on Saturday, May 21, […]

Cranford softball continues to shine as division takes shape

UNION COUNTY, NJ — With only one loss against a county opponent, defending champion Cranford High School was considered the favorite to garner the top seed for the 46th annual softball Union County Tournament. The UCT was to be seeded earlier this week, with first-round games scheduled for Thursday, May 5. The quarterfinals are set […]

Baseball seeds begin to take shape in Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The two teams in the lead for the top seed in this month’s 68th annual baseball Union County Tournament, Cranford and Governor Livingston high schools, are both scheduled to play a team they lost to the first time around. Cranford is scheduled to host New Providence High School on Thursday, May […]

Four teams have reigned in the Union County Tournament championships for the last 12 years

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The gold standard in Union County baseball for some time now has been set by Cranford, Governor Livingston, Westfield and Scotch Plains–Fanwood high schools. Since 2009, only those four schools have been able to capture Union County Tournament championships. The 68th annual UCT is scheduled to be seeded on Monday, May […]

Union and Cranford football teams expected to earn top seeds in sections

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union and Cranford, the two best football teams in Union County, as expected garnered top seeds in their sections. Rahway, at the last minute, snuck in, while Scotch Plains–Fanwood fell out. In all, 10 of Union County’s 17 football-playing schools qualified for the state playoffs, which commence around the state on […]

Dayton wins at Roselle Park 18-13

Dayton wins at Roselle Park 18-13

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — Prior to the opening kickoff, Jonathan Dayton High School senior Logan Solomine made a bold prediction to one of his teammates. “I told Justin Carrier that if I receive the kickoff, I’m going to take it to the house,” Solomine said. Solomine fielded Roselle Park senior Mateo Perez’s kick at his […]

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