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. […]

Union County Conference All-Conference girls’ tennis players selected; Dayton is Valley Division champ

Roselle Park's Casso and Hunter are First Team second doubles for Mountain Division

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE ALL-CONFERENCE GIRLS’ TENNIS FOR 2012   WATCHUNG DIVISION: Team champion: Westfield. FIRST TEAM First singles: Lexi Borr, Westfield Second singles: Lauren Oberlander, Kent Place Third singles: Rebecca Sisto, Westfield First doubles: Elizabeth Cusick and Julia Criscuolo, Westfield Second doubles: Marian Kovalenko and Connie Wu, Westfield SECOND TEAM First singles: Mimi MacCowatt, Kent […]

Summit football plays complete game in shutting out Palisades Park-Leonia 30-0 in N2, G3 final; Badgley, Iarussi lead way to state title

12-0 Hilltoppers also sparked on defense by Oristanio, Liberato efforts

EAST RUTHERFORD – The mission is complete. It was a 12-month march to glory by a Summit team that a year ago walked off the field at Kean University after having lost the title game it played in by 40 points. Led by a senior class sparked by the likes of Mike Badgley, A.J. Iarussi, […]

Summit football advances to 3rd title game in 4 years; Hilltoppers drop Parsippany Hills 30-13

Are in first North 2, Group 3 final since 1986

SUMMIT – While it was No. 8 for Parsippany Hills – senior quarterback Tyler Simms – who was going to have to make things happen if his team was to advance in the state playoffs, it was the other No. 8 – senior receiver-cornerback Will Shamim – who did make things happen for Summit. Shamim […]