Union County Tournament boys and girls basketball seeds, dates and UCC division champions here

As expected, Patrick School, Roselle Catholic, Elizabeth and Linden – in that order – garnered the top four seeds for the 84th annual boys basketball Union County Tournament. The championship game is Feb. 29 at Kean University, with top-seeded Patrick School expected to take on second-seeded and two-time defending champion Roselle Catholic in the final. […]

Time to shake up Union County Tournament boys basketball? How about 2 tournaments side-by-side?

This is the time of the year when I write that the Union County Tournament is the oldest boys county tournament in the state when presenting the news of the seeding meeting. It adds a certain amount of weight to the history. What does that mean, though, exactly? For sure there have been plenty of […]

Worthy of UCT girls basketball top seed: Westfield and New Providence

Westfield, one of the hottest teams in Union County and the Union County Conference’s outright Watchung Division champion, will not be the least bit offended if it does not receive the top seed for the 45th annual girls basketball Union County Tournament. The seeding meeting is scheduled to take place Tuesday morning at the Linden […]

Union County Conference boys and girls basketball standings and overall records here as of Monday, Feb. 10

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BOYS BASKETBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, FEB. 10 WATCHUNG DIVISION (3 schools): 1-Roselle Catholic (4-0) – outright champions 2-Elizabeth (2-2) 3-Linden (0-4) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools): 1-Westfield (8-0) – outright champions 2-Union Catholic (4-4) Union (4-4) Plainfield (4-4) 5-Scotch Plains (0-8) VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Summit (9-1) – outright champions 2-Rahway (8-2) […]

Union County Conference boys and girls basketball standings here as of Monday, Feb. 3

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BOYS BASKETBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, FEB. 3 WATCHUNG DIVISION (3 schools): 1-Roselle Catholic (2-0) 2-Elizabeth (1-1) 3-Linden (0-2) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools): 1-Westfield (7-0) – outright champions 2-Union (4-3) 3-Union Catholic (3-3) 4-Plainfield (2-4) 5-Scotch Plains (0-6) VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Summit (7-1) Rahway (7-1) 3-Oratory Prep (5-3) 4-Gov. Livingston (3-4) […]

UNION MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

UNION MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Markeith Hinnant senior, boys basketball “Markeith is one of three seniors on this year’s team. He is an undersized guard but is the heartbeat of the team. He plays with tremendous effort and always puts the team first, ahead of personal accomplishments. Markeith is an honor-roll student in school. His stats include averaging six points, […]

UNION FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

UNION FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Joy Enaohwo junior, girls indoor track “Joy has exhibited great leadership qualities to go along with her excellent performances on the track. Joy has set personal records in the 55 meters, 200 meters, as well as the 400 meters. She has a great attitude, she believes in herself, and she trusts me as her coach […]

Union standout Sanborn remembers the time he almost gave up on the sport he will continue to play in college

All-State QB to sign Feb. 5 with Division 2 Springfield, Mass. school American International College

Andrew Sanborn remembers quite well the time he almost gave up on football. “I was about to actually quit football before middle school,” Sanborn recalled. “I didn’t really have a good experience in my Pop Warner at quarterback, you always run the ball and it really wasn’t that fun. “Then a friend of mine called […]

Union County Conference boys and girls basketball standings here as of Monday, Jan. 20

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BOYS BASKETBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, JAN. 20 WATCHUNG DIVISION (3 schools): 1-Roselle Catholic (2-0) 2-Elizabeth (1-1) 3-Linden (0-2) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools): 1-Westfield (5-0) 2-Union Catholic (3-1) 3-Union (2-3) 4-Plainfield (1-3) 5-Scotch Plains (0-4) VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Summit (4-1) Rahway (4-1) 3-Gov. Livingston (3-2) Oratory Prep (3-2) 5-Cranford (1-4) 6-New […]