Who should be the No. 1 seed when the girls’ basketball Union County Tournament is constructed Wednesday?

Top teams include Roselle Catholic, defending champion GL, Cranford, New Providence, Union, Linden

Wow! What a Union County Tournament seeding meeting it should be on Wednesday! Here we go: First Cranford swept Governor Livingston in Watchung Division play and then Roselle Catholic swept Cranford. Then GL swept Roselle Catholic. Meanwhile, Union ended up splitting Watchung Division games with GL and Cranford, while Linden swept Union in Watchung play. […]

Linden bowlers DeKowski, the boys’, and Reid, the girls’, win UCT individual crowns, while Johnson rolls to team title

Crusaders capture 3rd straight championship after Reid repeats as girls' champ

While Linden bowlers rolled their way to the individual championships at this week’s Union County Tournament competition at their hometown Jersey Lanes, it was the Johnson Crusaders who overcame Linden to capture the team title for the third straight year. One day after Linden junior Andrew Dekowski captured the boys’ competition and Linden senior Briana […]

Summit boys’ basketball, sparked by outside shooting of Mickens, Wiesner and inside play of Walsh, comes back to top undefeated Dayton

Hilltoppers win fourth quarter 18-9 - including a 15-1 run - to earn split of Valley Division games vs. Bulldogs

SUMMIT – If the host Hilltoppers were going to be the first team to beat Dayton and also remain undefeated at home, they had to take the fourth quarter. That meant initially halting Dayton’s momentum – the Bulldogs closed the third quarter on an 8-0 run to take a four-point lead – and then finding […]

Electric atmosphere on tap for Tuesday night’s Dayton-at-Summit boys’ basketball clash

Dayton is Union County's only undefeated squad at 13-0, while Summit is 6-0 at home; Bulldogs edged Hilltoppers in first meeting 49-48 on Jan. 10

SPRINGFIELD – Will Dayton continue to take the ball to the hoop as Union County’s only undefeated basketball team or will Summit bounce back from just its second loss – both by one point – to hand the visiting Bulldogs their first setback? Another electric atmosphere is anticipated early this week when two of the […]

Roselle Park grapplers capture first UCT title since 2003

Champions include Hillburn at 145, Matthews at 152 and Parraga at 106

UNION – Brian Matthews came to Roselle Park from South Jersey and immediately rushed for over 1,000 yards to help lead the Panthers to their first state championship football game in 19 years. The talented junior grappler is also off to a pretty good start on the wrestling mat. Matthews conquered the weight class of […]

Hoops for Hope at Summit Saturday includes 2 boys’ and 2 girls’ contests

Summit, Roselle Park and Cranford basketball squads involved for a worthy cause

The 6th annual Hoops for Hope event at Summit High School is set for Saturday (Jan. 19), with plenty of quality boys’ and girls’ basketball games on tap. The event will raise money for the Adrienne Reid Memorial Scholarship fund and for the Connie Dwyer Breast Center. Over the past five years, Summit has donated […]

Brearley grapplers will be going for a record 8th straight UCT championship Saturday at Union

Returning champions include Brearley's DeMarco, GL's Mele, Summit's Abbott, GL's Hoyt, Brearley's John Balboni, Brearley's Joe Balboni and Scotch Plains heavyweight Tufaro

UNION – Will Brearley make it a record eight in a row? Or will Roselle Park capture its first county crown in a decade? Those questions and more will be answered Saturday when the 38th annual wrestling Union County Tournament takes place at Union High School’s Louis J. Rettino Gymnasium, beginning at 9 a.m. The […]

Defending league champion Summit Hilltoppers lead UCIHL standings as of Jan. 4

Westfield is only team without a league loss

UNION COUNTY ICE HOCKEY LEAGUE 2012-2013 STANDINGS AND OVERALL RECORDS AS OF JAN. 4:   Summit Hilltoppers (3-1-0, 6 points), 4-1 overall   Westfield Blue Devils (2-0-0, 4 points), 4-2-1 overall   Johnson Crusaders (2-1-0, 4 points), 2-4-1 overall   Gov. Livingston Highlanders (1-1-0, 2 points), 4-6-0 overall   Cranford Cougars (1-1-0, 2 points), 2-1-1 overall   […]

Upcoming Union County wrestling matches listed here

Union County Tournament is Jan. 19 at Union

UPCOMING UNION COUNTY WRESTLING MATCHES   Jan. 4: Summit at Johnson, 6 p.m. Jan. 4: Cranford at Gov. Livingston, 7 p.m. Jan. 4: Scotch Plains at RosellePark, 7:30 p.m.   Jan. 5: Scotch Plains, Woodbridge at Rahway, 9 a.m.   Jan. 7: Linden at Westfield, 6:30 p.m.   Jan. 9: Rahway at Union, 4 p.m. Jan. […]

Oak Knoll girls’ basketball halted by New Providence in battle of unbeatens

Cornell-bound Moran nets game-high 25 points for visiting Royals, with their record moving to 2-1

NEW PROVIDENCE – Cassandra Squeri realized the importance of her team tightening up defensively. That’s what it was going to take in the fourth quarter if the host Pioneers were going to get past visiting Oak Knoll, led by Cornell-bound senior Kerri Moran, who already poured in 20 points in the game’s first 24 minutes. […]