Union County All-Stars, led by Linden’s Kyle Phipps, out to win first Snapple Bowl since 2011

The last time Kyle Phipps played in a football game he helped lead Linden to its first state championship in 29 years. The next time, which will be Thursday night, he hopes to help lead the team he is playing for to its first triumph over the opposing side in three years. Victories have been […]

Cranford, Dayton baseball successful this time of year; GL, Roselle Catholic, Scotch Plains in mix as well

States continue for Union County squads on May 26

When it comes time to getting ready to play a big baseball game immediately after Memorial Day, you can count on Cranford and Dayton to be in the mix. Cranford is seeking a fourth straight North 2, Group 3 championship, while Dayton is after a third consecutive North 2, Group 1 crown. Other Union County […]

GL baseball, the top seed, advances to UCT semifinals for 2nd straight season; Johnson, Summit, Cranford also move on

Final four teams will vie to reach final in competition scheduled for Elizabeth's Williams Field May 2

BERKELEY HEIGHTS – Last year Ethan Frohman got the ball for his team’s county semifinal contest and pitched the Highlanders into the final for the first time in three years. This time head coach Chris Roof’s strategy was to pitch Frohman in Wednesday’s quarterfinals and hope that his GL squad would advance – once again […]

UCC baseball, softball standings here as of April 27

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, APRIL 27:   WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools) 1-Cranford (6-1) 2-Governor Livingston (5-2) Scotch Plains (5-2) 4-Elizabeth (3-4) 5-Westfield (2-5) 6-Union (0-7)   MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools) 1-Johnson (5-1) 2-Dayton (4-3) 3-New Providence (2-3) 4-Linden (2-4) Union Catholic (2-4)   VALLEY DIVISION (5 schools) 1-Roselle Park (4-0) 2-Summit […]

UCT softball schedule rest of the way; Quarterfinals, semifinals at Linden May 1, 2

Championship game at Kean May 9

UCT SOFTBALL SCHEDULE THE REST OF THE WAY   QUARTERFINALS FRIDAY, MAY 1 AT LINDEN 5:30 P.M., 7:30 P.M.   TOP SIDE OF THE BRACKET: 5-Cranford vs. 4-Westfield 8-Brearley vs. 1-Johnson   BOTTOM SIDE OF THE BRACKET: 6-Elizabeth vs. 3-Rahway 7-Scotch Plains vs. 2-Gov. Livingston   SEMIFINALS SATURDAY, MAY 2 At Linden, 3 p.m.   […]

Tentative UCT baseball schedule rest of the way; Top 4 seeds advance to quarterfinals

Semifinals at Elizabeth May 2, final at Kean May 9

TENTATIVE UCT BASEBALL SCHEDULE THE REST OF THE WAY   QUARTERFINALS WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29   TOP SIDE OF THE BRACKET: 5-Elizabeth at 4-Johnson 8-Union at 1-Gov. Livingston   BOTTOM SIDE OF THE BRACKET: 6-Westfield at 3-Cranford 10-Summit at 2-Scotch Plains   SEMIFINALS SATURDAY, MAY 2 At Elizabeth   FINAL SATURDAY, MAY 9 At Kean   […]

Johnson earns top seed for 40th annual softball UCT; Crusaders seek first title since 1981

GL is 2nd seed, Rahway 3rd

The 40th annual softball Union County Tournament was seeded April 20 in Linden. Johnson, with a record of 9-1 and its only loss to an out-of-state opponent, earned the top seed. The Crusaders are seeking to win the UCT for the third time and first time since 1981. Johnson last reached the final in 1996, […]

Roselle Park Dad’s Club Baseball Invitational includes 8 games from April 17-19; Panthers host Columbia

Union Catholic and New Providence also among field once again

For the first time, last year’s Roselle Park Dad’s Club Baseball Invitational – played on the same weekend as this year’s will be – included no rain and normal, comfortable temperatures to enjoy the sport by. All 10 games were played, including some thrillers – there were three one-run games and three two-run contests. Even […]

Updated boys’, girls’ basketball UCT information here for week of Feb. 16

Here is the updated information for the boys’ and girls’ basketball Union County Tournaments, which continue this week: 79TH BOYS’ BASKETBALL UCT   SEEDS: 1-Roselle Catholic. 2-Patrick School. 3-Linden. 4-St. Mary’s, Elizabeth. 5-Union Catholic. 6-Plainfield. 7-Westfield. 8-Union. 9-Elizabeth. 10-Hillside. 11-Gov. Livingston. 12-New Providence. 13-Summit. 14-Rahway. 15-Cranford. 16-Scotch Plains. 17-Oratory Prep. 18-Roselle. 19-Johnson. 20-Dayton. 21-Koinonia.   PRELIMINARY […]

Defending champion RC top seed for girls’ basketball UCT; Lions undefeated at 19-0, off to best start in program history

Patrick School of Elizabeth, which defeated No. 1 Gloucester Catholic, is 2nd seed

The 40th girls’ basketball Union County Tournament consists of one of the few undefeated teams in the state – Roselle Catholic – and a team that knocked off the No. 1 team in the state – the Patrick School of Elizabeth. There are other capable teams as well, including New Providence, Westfield, Governor Livingston and […]

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