Dayton baseball scores in first and then holds on to top visiting Whippany Park 1-0 in North 2, Group 1 first round action; Pitchers Pulice, Gelo and Cacioppo combine to toss 6-hit shutout

Bulldogs will next host Shabazz Bulldogs in Thursday's quarterfinal round

SPRINGFIELD – Forget about seeds. Whippany Park baseball came to play and nearly pulled off a big upset, which would have been just its third victory. However, Dayton pitchers Vinny Pulice, Zach Gelo and Michael Cacioppo combined on a six-hit shutout to halt the visiting Wildcats 1-0 in Monday’s North 2, Group 1 first round […]

Union County baseball, softball teams in states here; Baseball begins May 20, softball continues same day

UNION COUNTY BASEBALL TEAMS IN STATES:   NORTH 2, GROUP 4: 9-Union at 8-Westfield 13-Columbia at 4-Scotch Plains 10-Elizabeth at 7-Newark East Side   NORTH 2, GROUP 3: 14-Iselin Kennedy at 3-Cranford 10-Summit at 7-Ferris   NORTH 2, GROUP 1: 9-North Arlington at 8-Roselle Park 13-Lincoln at 4-Brearley 14-Belvidere at 4-New Providence 15-Whippany Park at […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball standings here as of Monday, May 13

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, MAY 13   WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Cranford (8-1) – outright champions 2-Gov. Livingston (6-3) 3-Union (5-4) 4-Scotch Plains (4-5) 5-Westfield (3-5) 6-Elizabeth (0-8)   MOUNTAIN DIVISION (4 schools): 1-Johnson (4-1) 2-Summit (3-2) 3-Union Catholic (2-3) 4-New Providence (1-4)   VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Oratory Prep (9-0) […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball standings here as of Monday, May 6; Oratory Prep baseball won the Valley Division outright

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

Summit baseball advances to UCT semifinals for first time since 2015; Hilltoppers top top-seeded Cranford in 8 innings

Carlson walks with bases loaded for winning RBI and Reddy tosses complete-game, nine-hitter to improve to 5-0; Hilltoppers now 11-5

Emory Carlson walked with the bases loaded and nobody out in the top of the eighth to give Summit the lead once again and then Matt Reddy retired Cranford on three pitches in the bottom of the eighth. All of a sudden the visiting Hilltoppers found themselves in unfamiliar territory. Summit baseball advanced to the […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball standings here as of Monday, April 29

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, APRIL 29 WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Cranford (5-1) Gov. Livingston (5-1) 3-Union (3-3) 4-Westfield (2-3) 5-Scotch Plains (2-4) 6-Elizabeth (0-5) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (4 schools): 1-Union Catholic (2-1) Johnson (2-1) 3-New Providence (1-2) Summit (1-2) VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Oratory Prep (6-0) 2-Dayton (5-1) 3-Brearley (3-3) Roselle Park […]

Undefeated Westfield is top seed for 44th annual softball Union County Tournament; defending champion Roselle Park is 2nd

Johnson seed 3rd, Cranford 4th; Semifinals and final will be at Kean

Westfield softball last won a county championship five years ago. The Blue Devils, with a cast that features top freshmen and sophomores, is making a case to get back to the top of the mountain. With a record of 8-0 that includes six wins against fellow Union County teams including two over Watchung Division rival […]

Cranford is top seed for 66th annual baseball Union County Tournament; Defending champion GL is 2nd, Union 3rd and Johnson 4th

Championship game is scheduled for May 13 at Kean University

Cranford, by virtue of last week’s 7-4 home win over 7-0 Governor Livingston, was selected the top seed – owners of 7-2 record – for the 66th annual baseball Union County Tournament. The Cougars last won the UCT in 2015 and last reached the final in 2017. GL, the second seed, is the defending champion […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball standings here as of Monday, April 22

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, APRIL 22 WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Cranford (5-1) Gov. Livingston (5-1) 3-Union (3-3) 4-Westfield (2-3) 5-Scotch Plains (2-4) 6-Elizabeth (0-5) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (4 schools): 1-Union Catholic (2-1) Johnson (2-1) 3-New Providence (1-2) Summit (1-2) VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Oratory Prep (6-0) 2-Dayton (5-1) 3-Brearley (3-3) Roselle Park […]

‘Big Shot’ fundraiser at Roselle Catholic set for April 27; Mike DelGuidice performing the songs of Billy Joel

A large crowd is expected to fill Roselle Catholic High School’s gymnasium in late April, nearly two months since RC played a basketball game in The Lions’ Den. The only big shot in the RC gym will emanate from the stage, not Coach Hagan Court, on April 27, when Mike DelGuidice and Big Shot – […]

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