Union County baseball well represented in June 2 sectional championship games; Defending champion Cranford on road, while GL and Dayton will be home

Union County baseball will be well represented in sectional championship games Friday, June 2, with three top-notch programs trying to win in the same season for the first time. We have Cranford as a defending champion in a Group 3 section, Governor Livingston trying to win the same Group 2 section for the second time […]

Dayton baseball, behind senior RH Kastner (8-0) tops visiting Becton; For 4th time since 2012 the Bulldogs will face Ridgefield in state tournament action

Sectional semifinal is May 30 at Ruby Field in Springfield

For the fourth time since 2012 the Dayton Bulldogs will attempt to defeat the Ridgefield Royals in a state tournament baseball game. The first two losses were heartbreaking to say the least. The third – two years ago – was still tough enough. “They’ve had our number,” said Dayton head coach Mike Abbate, who has […]

Union County baseball, softball teams still in state tournament play through May 27 results

UNION COUNTY BASEBALL STILL ALIVE: NORTH 2, GROUP 3 Semifinals Tuesday, May 30 15-Red Bank Regional at 3-Cranford NORTH 2, GROUP 1 Semifinals Tuesday, May 30 4-Ridgefield at 1-Dayton CENTRAL JERSEY, GROUP 2 Semifinals Tuesday, May 30 5-Bernards at 1-Gov. Livingston NON-PUBLIC, NORTH A Quarterfinals Tuesday, May 30 7-Union Catholic at 2-Pope John   UNION […]

Dennis McCarthy was a dear friend and will be truly missed; High school football talent evaluator passes away at age 74

The last time I heard Dennis McCarthy’s voice was on a phone message he left me in January. “JR, hi, it’s Dennis. I just got all the information you sent me, thank you very much. “All is well here, no need to call me back. Tell your father I said hello and we’ll talk again […]

Union County baseball, softball state tournament schedule following May 24 results

Here is the schedule for Union County baseball and softball teams still alive in state tournament play following Wednesday, May 24 results: UNION COUNTY BASEBALL REMAINING NORTH 2, GROUP 4 Thursday, May 25 Quarterfinals 9-Scotch Plains at 1-Millburn 6-Westfield at 3-Bayonne 10-Elizabeth at 2-Woodbridge NORTH 2, GROUP 3 Thursday, May 25 Quarterfinal 11-Ferris at 3-Cranford […]

Union County baseball and softball teams still alive in state tournaments listed here

UNION COUNTY BASEBALL REMAINING   NORTH 2, GROUP 4 9-Scotch Plains at 1-Millburn 6-Westfield at 3-Bayonne 10-Elizabeth at 2-Woodbridge   NORTH 2, GROUP 3 8-Summit at 1-Chatham 11-Ferris at 3-Cranford   NORTH 2, GROUP 1 16-Somerset Tech at 1-Dayton 7-Glen Ridge at 2-Roselle Park   CENTRAL JERSEY, GROUP 2 9-Raritan at 1-Gov. Livingston   NON-PUBLIC, […]

Union County softball state tournament schedule for Tuesday, May 23 here

UNION COUNTY SOFTBALL IN STATES TODAY – TUESDAY, MAY 23 QUARTERFINALS   NORTH 2, GROUP 4: 5-J.P. Stevens at 4-Westfield, 4 p.m. 11-Scotch Plains at 3-Watchung Hills, 4 p.m. NORTH 2, GROUP 3: 5-Summit at 4-Chatham, 4 p.m. 7-Cranford at 2-Gov. Livingston, 4 p.m. NORTH 2, GROUP 1: 6-Dayton at 3-Hoboken, 4 p.m. 15-North Arlington […]

Union County public school baseball state tournament schedule for Tuesday, May 23 here

UNION COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL BASEBALL IN STATES TODAY – TUESDAY, MAY 23 FIRST ROUND NORTH 2, GROUP 4: 9-Scotch Plains at 8-Union, 4 p.m. 11-Piscataway at 6-Westfield, 4 p.m. NORTH 2, GROUP 3: 9-Hopewell Valley at 8-Summit, 4 p.m. 14-Iselin Kennedy at 3-Cranford, 4 p.m. 11-Ferris at 6-Rahway, 4 p.m. NORTH 2, GROUP 1: 16-Somerset […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball division and overall records here as of Monday, May 22

Baseball champions: Watchung-Gov. Livingston, Mountain-Summit, Valley-Roselle Park, Sky-Plainfield; Softball champs: Watchung-Gov. Livingston, Mountain-Roselle Park, Valley-Summit, Sky-Kent Place

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, MAY 22   WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Gov. Livingston (8-2) – champions 2-Westfield (6-3) 3-Scotch Plains (5-4) 4-Cranford (5-5) 5-Elizabeth (3-7) 6-Union (2-8)   MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools): 1-Summit (6-2) – champions 2-Union Catholic (5-3) Johnson (5-3) 4-New Providence (4-4) 5-Linden (0-8)   VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): […]

Union County softball teams remaining in states – next matchups are May 22, weather permitting

UNION COUNTY SOFTBALL REMAINING IN STATES   ALL MATCHUPS SCHEDULED TO BE PLAYED MONDAY, MAY 22 – WEATHER PERMITTING.   NORTH 2, GROUP 4 (2 teams) Westfield, Scotch Plains 5-J.P. Stevens at 4-Westfield 11-Scotch Plains at 3-Watchung Hills   NORTH 2, GROUP 3 (3) Summit, Cranford, Gov. Livingston 5-Summit at 4-Chatham 7-Cranford at 2-Gov. Livingston […]