‘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 – […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball standings here as of Monday, April 15

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, APRIL 15 WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Gov. Livingston (4-0) Cranford (4-0) 3-Union (2-2) 4-Scotch Plains (1-3) Westfield (1-3) 6-Elizabeth (0-4) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (4 schools): 1-Summit (1-1) Johnson (1-1) Union Catholic (1-1) New Providence (1-1) VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Oratory Prep (4-0) 2-Dayton (3-1) 3-Roselle Park (2-2) Brearley […]

Union softball off to 3-0 start that includes three 1-run victories; With almost everyone back, Farmers seek to improve upon last year’s strong 10-11 finish

Closing its 2018 season as one of the hottest teams in Union County, the Union softball team – with almost everyone back – has immediately continued its winning ways. The Farmers took a 3-0 record – all one-run wins – into Wednesday’s scheduled Union County Conference-Mountain Division clash at Scotch Plains. Union wrapped a 10-11 […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball standings here as of Monday, April 8

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

Leading rushers George of Linden, Jackson of Summit and Pendleton of Rahway lead Union County contingent for June 24 Phil Simms North-South All-Star Game; Will be contested once again at Kean University

PISCATAWAY – Linden’s BJ George, his school’s all-time leading rusher, will be there. Summit’s Max Jackson, who this past season set school records for most yards rushing in a single season and a single game, will be there. In all 10 players from Union County high schools comprise one fourth of the North roster for […]

Union baseball, sparked by Fernandez 4-hitter that includes 12 strikeouts and 0 walks, opens with Watchung Division home win over Westfield; Velez smashes 2-run homer for Farmers

Carlone also pitches well for Blue Devils

UNION – What was more impressive to senior right hander Zach Fernandez, his 12 strikeouts – including at least one in all seven innings – or the fact that his command was so good he did not walk a batter? “I just decided to go right at them, fastball first,” said Fernandez as the Rhode […]

UNION FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

UNION FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Joy Enaohwo — track, sophomore Which do you prefer more, individual events or relays? Why? I prefer relay events more because it’s less pressure than running individually. It gives me a chance to work with my teammates, getting the baton around the track. Especially when we go to meets like Penn Relays, running with my […]

UNION MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

UNION MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Bayyan Dallas — junior, track How exciting was it to compete at the Penn Relays? Penn Relays was very exciting it gave me the opportunity to go against the best of the best and I was able to show what I could bring to the table. Coach Stewart commends your leadership. How much more responsibility […]

Union baseball, boasted by hurlers Velez, Fernandez and Sanborn, seek long-awaited success

Union last won the Union County Tournament in 1993. The Farmers last captured the North 2, Group 4 sectional state championship in 2002. This year’s baseball team has the potential to challenge for both long-awaited titles. It’s been some time since Union has had real success on the diamond, but coming in at 17-10 last […]

UNION MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

UNION MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Manny Florestal, Track, Senior “Manny is a returning senior, with a great and tremendous upside. 49.25 in the 400 was his best outdoor time last season. Manny has run some impressive times this winter in hopes for a big spring. 50.45 in the 400 meters was his best this winter. He’s a hard worker and […]