North falls to South in 40th annual Phil Simms New Jersey All-Star Game; Cranford’s Valentino kicks 37 yard FG, totals 4 points

UNION – South quarterback Josh Zamot – in his final high school game before going on to play at Stony Brook – talked afterwards about a play he called, “5 Special.” “It was something we ran in practice five times,” Zamot said. The play produced a touchdown pass to wide receiver Edwin Morales early in […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball all-division teams for 2018 here

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL ALL-DIVISION TEAMS FOR 2018 WATCHUNG: Gordon Graceffo, Cranford, pitcher Jim Shriner, Cranford, right field Andre Tirso, Elizabeth, outfield Israel Santana, Elizabeth, catcher Daniel Serretti, Gov. Livingston, shortstop Andrew Compton, Gov. Livingston, third base Stephen Reid, Gov. Livingston, designated hitter D.J. Gonelli, Gov. Livingston, pitcher-first base Will Gale, Scotch Plains-Fanwood, right field […]

Union County football well represented in June 25 Phil Simms North-South All-Star Game at Kean; former Roselle coach Grasso, Sr. to be honored at halftime

UNION – Jerish Halsey came up quite large in Rahway’s biggest games last season. The elusive wide receiver produced two touchdowns in Rahway’s season-opening win at Hillside. He then hauled in a touchdown pass in Rahway’s victory the following month at undefeated Somerville. In North 2, Group 3 play at Summit Halsey was there to […]

Final Union County Conference baseball, softball standings here for 2018

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE FINAL BASEBALL STANDINGS FOR 2018 SEASON WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Gov. Livingston (6-3-1) – repeat outright champions 2-Scotch Plains (6-4) 3-Westfield (5-4) 4-Cranford (4-5-1) 5-Union (4-6) 6-Elizabeth (3-6) Not played: Elizabeth at Westfield MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools): 1-New Providence (7-1) – outright champions 2-Johnson (6-2) 3-Summit (5-3) 4-Union Catholic (2-6) 5-Linden (0-8) […]

Union County Conference baseball champions since 2010 and softball champs since 2012 here

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL CHAMPIONS 2018 UCC CHAMPIONS Watchung: Gov. Livingston Mountain: New Providence Valley: Roselle Park, Rahway Sky: Plainfield 2017 UCC CHAMPIONS Watchung: Gov. Livingston Mountain: Summit Valley: Roselle Park Sky: Plainfield 2016 UCC CHAMPIONS Watchung: Westfield Mountain: Johnson Valley: Summit Sky: Rahway 2015 UCC CHAMPIONS Watchung: Gov. Livingston, Cranford Mountain: Dayton, Johnson, Union […]

Roselle Park softball comes back in the 7th and wins in the bottom of the 9th to top Gloucester City 4-3 for Group 1 state championship; WP Hummel drives in Alexis Cieslinski with GW run

27-2 Panthers will next compete in the TOC for the first time; RP wins 2nd state title and first since beating GC in 2003 final

UNION – Maddie Hummel has been through it all before. Her experience of pitching in big games couldn’t have served her better than it did on Sunday. Hummel pitched nine innings and had to sweat through baserunners in every single one of them. While her mound performance – although solid – was not near perfection […]

Roselle Park softball will now face Gloucester on June 3 in Group 1 state championship game; June 2 date was rained out

Panthers seek program's second state championship and first since 2003

The softball Group 1 state championship game between North 2 champion Roselle Park (26-2) and South Jersey champ Gloucester (23-3) scheduled to be played at Kean University’s Cougar Field in Union on Saturday, June 2 at 2:30 p.m. was rained out. The game will be made up on Sunday, June 3 at Kean at 10 […]

Roselle Park softball reaches first Group 1 state championship game since 2003; Panthers top Cedar Grove 2-1 in 8 innings in Group 1 semifinals

Now seeking program's 2nd state crown

The Roselle Park softball team not only scored in a group semifinal game for the first time in more than a decade, but the Panthers captured one for the first time in 15 years. Roselle Park – the 3-peat North 2, Group 1 champion – defeated repeat North 1, Group 1 champ Cedar Grove 2-1 […]

Roselle Park softball wins 3rd straight sectional championship for first time in program history; North 2, Group 1 champion Panthers to face Cedar Grove again Group 1 semifinals – scheduled for May 31 at Caldwell University

25 wins also a school record

ROSELLE PARK – The very good news for the Roselle Park softball team? A third straight sectional state championship was captured for the first time in program history. The very daunting – and quite expected – news for Roselle Park? For the second time in 12 months the Panthers are faced with having to figure […]

Union County baseball, softball state tournament schedule here for Tuesday, May 29

UNION COUNTY BASEBALL STILL ALIVE IN STATES (5): Westfield, Scotch Plains, New Providence, Gov. Livingston, Oratory Prep. TUESDAY, MAY 29 NORTH 2, GROUP 4 SEMIFINAL: 4-Scotch Plains at 1-Westfield NORTH 2, GROUP 1 SEMIFINAL: 5-Hoboken at 1-New Providence CENTRAL JERSEY, GROUP 2 SEMIFINAL: 4-Metuchen at 1-Gov. Livingston NON-PUBLIC, NORTH A QUARTERFINAL: 8-Oratory Prep at 1-Bergen […]