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. – […]

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 […]

Union girls’ basketball tops undefeated Summit 68-34 for 4th straight triumph; Bonaparte nets career-high 23 points

Sophomore guard drains game-high 6 3-pointers; Dolce scores 10 and Moneme leads Farmers with 12 rebounds; Summit sparked by eight points from reserve Richardson and six by starter O'Malley

UNION – Jasmine Bonaparte’s steal and layup gave Union its first lead. Her first of a career-high six 3-point field goals – from the right side – extended Union’s second lead to five points. Bonaparte’s second 3-pointer – this time from the left – ignited an 18-2 run that began in the first quarter and […]

Summit (4-0) at Union (4-1) girls’ basketball Watchung Division clash on top for Saturday afternoon; Both teams coming off holiday tournament championships

After a successful three-game stint in HudsonCounty over the holidays, the Union girls’ basketball team will look to take that momentum with it when Union County Conference-Watchung Division play continues for the Farmers this weekend. In a battle of two of the top teams in UnionCounty and in the UCC’s Watchung Division, Union (4-1) will […]

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 […]

Summit football repeats as North 2, Group 3 champions, posting 2nd straight 12-0 finish

Hilltoppers hang on to halt Parsippany Hills 16-13

In addition to beginning its 2014 campaign with a program-best 45-game regular season winning streak, the Summit Hilltoppers football team will also start the season with a state-best overall 24-game winning streak. After producing a 12-0 record for the second consecutive season for the first time, Summit has now not only gone the past five seasons […]

Union football seeks first state championship in 20 years; Summit out to repeat in N2, G3

Former Roselle Park head coach John Wagner will lead Point Pleasant Beach in only the program's second title game and first in 31 years

For one team, it tasted (non-alcoholic, of course) champagne (or Gatorade) just 12 months ago. For the other, it’s now been exactly 20 years since a celebration took place. For one coach, it’s also been 20 years since he led a team to the promised land. That’s the Union County menu for this championship football weekend that kicks […]

Summit football tops Cranford 35-14 to reach its second straight N2, G3 championship game; Dougherty scores 3 TDs, Terry 2

Cranford finishes successful season at 7-4; 11-0 Hilltoppers will face Parsippany Hills in championship game

SUMMIT – With an offense averaging nearly 40 points, Summit quite often provides the knockout punch by getting in the end zone four to five times before intermission. Teams have a difficult time containing a no-huddle offense that spreads the ball either running or passing it. On Saturday in the North 2, Group 3 semifinal […]

Union, Linden, Summit, Cranford, Rahway, Roselle Park, New Providence football seek to advance to championship games; Sectional semifinals are this weekend

Tigers, Indians, Cougars will play on road vs. undefeated teams they recently lost to

Union has had enough of losing to Piscataway in the playoffs. For that matter, so has everyone else who has played the Chiefs in that setting since 2002. Cranford has had enough of losing to Summit – period – the last five seasons in Mid-State Conference play whether it was a close game or a […]

Football playoffs for 11 Union County teams commence this weekend; Defending N2, G3 champ Summit goes 9-0 for 5th straight season

Union, Linden, Westfield in N2, G5; Scotch Plains in N2, G4; Cranford and GL also in N2, G3; Roselle Park, Brearley, New Providence in N2, G1; Rahway in CJ, G2

Here we go again. High school playoff football in UnionCounty is back – about a week later than normal – with many teams seeking to extend their seasons a week. Will this be the last season that we just crown sectional champions? We won’t know about possible playoff expansion until it gets voted on again […]

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