Dayton baseball tops Union Catholic in battle of 5-0 squads; Takes lead in UCC’s Mountain Division

Starter Kimmel earns win to improve to 2-0; Lashuk picks up a save

SPRINGFIELD – The baseball season is like a blur. Games played on consecutive days blend into each other with a bit more important ones in between soon forgotten with the next day’s first pitch. So we stop for a brief moment to acknowledge two teams off to 5-0 starts, the leaders of the Mountain Division […]

Roselle Park baseball seeks continued success; Dad’s Club Invite at RP is April 11-13

Panthers have 11 seniors and 7 returning starters

After somewhat surprisingly reaching the North 2, Group 1 championship game last year after a rocky 3-7 start, the RosellePark baseball team has aspirations of winning the section again this year – which would be for the first time since 2011. A major stumbling block is Dayton, with RosellePark falling to the Bulldogs in last […]

Final UCC girls’ basketball standings, overall records and Coaches’ picks here

Five UnionCounty girls’ basketball teams won at least 20 games this season, with three of them also capturing Union County Conference championships. Roselle Catholic set a program record for wins in a 25-2 season that included a fourth straight Watchung Division crown and sixth consecutive league title. For the first time the Lions finished undefeated […]

Final UCC boys’ basketball standings, overall records and Coaches’ picks here

UnionCounty boys’ basketball was well-represented, once again, among the best hoops in the state of New Jersey. For the first time in seven years and for the sixth time overall UnionCounty had two of the six state champions in the Tournament of Champions and for the first time neither was the Union County Tournament champion. […]

UCT girls’ basketball continues with quarterfinals at Rahway, Johnson

At Rahway: Summit vs. Union and Dayton vs. Westfield; At Johnson: Plainfield vs. New Providence and Patrick School vs. Roselle Catholic

We have four very challenging and entertaining matchups concerning the 39th annual Frank J. Cicarell girls’ basketball Union County Tournament, which will tip off at two sites Friday night. The bottom side of the bracket – featuring sixth-seeded Summit vs. third-seeded Union at 6 p.m. and seventh-seeded Dayton vs. second-seeded Westfield at 7:30 p.m. – […]

Dayton girls’ basketball stuns 15-0 Westfield; Pollack, Izzi lead the way

Bulldogs improve to 9-5 overall after topping division leader

Wanting to prove that the performance they produced at Westfield three weeks ago was the exception rather than the norm, the Dayton Bulldogs saw a great challenge ahead of them. They had the opportunity not only to make amends for the 27-point loss they were dealt by the home team Blue Devils that Jan. 10 […]

Cranford’s Murray leads Cougar wrestlers to second-place UCT finish; Roselle Park repeats as champions

Brearley has most champs with 4

UNION – Gavin Murray came oh so close last year. The talented Cranford grappler met Governor Livingston’s Ryan Hoy in the county championship bout at 132 and was edged by the defending champion 9-8. That was the last of the 14 finals matchups. Murray, a junior, and Hoy, a senior, were destined to meet again […]

Roselle Park girls’ tennis improves records to 11-7 and 7-5, five of top seven players return next year; All-UCC division teams honor county’s best

Linden, sparked by county champions Zalewski and Podsiebierski, capture Valley Division title

The Roselle Park girls’ tennis team improved its overall and league records this season and next year will return five of its top seven players. The Panthers, guided by head coach Nancy Sturcke since 1977, finished 11-7 overall and 7-5 and in third place in the Mountain Division of the Union County Conference. Last year’s […]

Roselle Park football now getting ready for huge game vs. New Providence; Panthers roll to 5th victory

Win over Pioneers could land Roselle Park a home playoff game

SPRINGFIELD – Every game from here on in is a huge one for RosellePark. Next week is New Providence at home for – most likely – a home playoff game. The week after that will be a second consecutive appearance in the North 2, Group 1 playoffs, which the Panthers just clinched. Before playing at […]

UCT girls’ soccer kicks off this Saturday; defending co-champion Scotch Plains is top seed once again

Dayton, Union, Johnson and Brearley were to host first 4 matches

The girls’ soccer Union County Tournament was to kick off this Saturday, Sept. 28, with four preliminary round matches. Defending co-champion Scotch Plains was awarded the top seed once again. Four first round games are scheduled to be played Wednesday, Oct. 2, with four more second round games set to take place Saturday, Oct. 5. The […]

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