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 […]

Summit Hilltoppers girls basketball defeats Mount St. Dominic, 48-35

Summit Hilltoppers girls basketball defeats Mount St. Dominic, 48-35

SUMMIT, NJ — It took nearly three minutes before the Hilltoppers lit the scoreboard. It took nearly five before Summit made its first field goal. Although the Hilltoppers did not fill the hoop immediately, they were just warming up. Sometimes the knockout punch can be delivered early on. Summit used the first quarter to pound […]

Summit plays tough but can’t stop West Morris from winning 56-31

Summit plays tough but can’t stop West Morris from winning 56-31

LONG VALLEY, NJ — Summit came out ready to go against West Morris, scoring a touchdown on the third play of the game on Friday, Nov. 5, at West Morris High School. Senior quarterback Charlie Schaffer hit senior wide receiver Conor St.Amant, who was wide open at the West Morris 30, with St.Amant sprinting to […]

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 […]

Summit defeats a diminished Elizabeth, 39-12

Summit defeats a diminished Elizabeth, 39-12

SUMMIT, NJ — Pinned deep in its own territory late in the first half of its battle against Elizabeth on Saturday, Sept. 4, Summit football’s offense was stopped on three consecutive possessions, after the Hilltoppers began their 2021 season by marching down the field and scoring a touchdown. With a little more than three minutes […]

More than 30 local athletes are recognized at Signing Day event

More than 30 local athletes are recognized at Signing Day event

UNION COUNTY, NJ — More than 30 high school athletes from northern and central New Jersey realized their college dreams on Thursday, March 4, as they were recognized during Zoned Sports Academy’s annual Signing Day celebration. Buoyed by proud parents, these talented high school seniors walked, signed certificates commemorating their college admittance and posed for […]

Area football players named to Super 100 team

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The New Jersey Football Coaches Association announced its selections for the Super 100 All State Football Team, honoring the state’s top seniors for the 2020 season. The players were nominated by their coaches and voted on during a sectional selection meeting, which was open to all coaches in the area. Among […]

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