UCT girls’ basketball semifinals set; Top 4 seeds made it

On Feb. 24 it will be 3-New Providence vs. 2-Patrick School and 4-Westfield vs. 1-Roselle Catholic

CLARK – If the Westfield girls’ basketball team wants to reach the county championship game for the first time in seven years, the Blue Devils will have to get past defending champion Roselle Catholic. That’s the challenge right in front of them. Fourth-seeded Westfield earned a third chance at knocking off the top-seeded Lions after […]

UCT basketball quarterfinals information here; Girls’ Feb. 20, Boys’ Feb. 21

The basketball Union County Tournaments continue this weekend, with quarterfinal action ready to get under way. The girls’ will go Friday, Feb. 20 at Rahway and at Johnson, while the boys’ will go Saturday, Feb. 21, also at Rahway and Johnson. Here are the schedules:   40th UCT girls’ basketball quarterfinals Friday, Feb. 20 At Rahway […]

Updated boys’, girls’ basketball UCT information here for week of Feb. 16

Here is the updated information for the boys’ and girls’ basketball Union County Tournaments, which continue this week: 79TH BOYS’ BASKETBALL UCT   SEEDS: 1-Roselle Catholic. 2-Patrick School. 3-Linden. 4-St. Mary’s, Elizabeth. 5-Union Catholic. 6-Plainfield. 7-Westfield. 8-Union. 9-Elizabeth. 10-Hillside. 11-Gov. Livingston. 12-New Providence. 13-Summit. 14-Rahway. 15-Cranford. 16-Scotch Plains. 17-Oratory Prep. 18-Roselle. 19-Johnson. 20-Dayton. 21-Koinonia.   PRELIMINARY […]

Defending champion RC top seed for girls’ basketball UCT; Lions undefeated at 19-0, off to best start in program history

Patrick School of Elizabeth, which defeated No. 1 Gloucester Catholic, is 2nd seed

The 40th girls’ basketball Union County Tournament consists of one of the few undefeated teams in the state – Roselle Catholic – and a team that knocked off the No. 1 team in the state – the Patrick School of Elizabeth. There are other capable teams as well, including New Providence, Westfield, Governor Livingston and […]

Roselle Catholic, still seeking its first crown, is top seed for 79th annual boys’ basketball Union County Tournament

Roselle Catholic has won Non-Public B state championships the past two seasons and its first Tournament of Champions crown in 2013. Yet the Lions are still seeking to win the state’s oldest county tournament for the first time. This could be the year Roselle Catholic finally wins the Union County Tournament. The only mystery for […]

Roselle Catholic hoop teams, both division champions, in line to receive top UCT seeds

The basketball Union County Tournaments will be seeded  Tuesday, Feb. 10 in Clark, with Roselle Catholic most likely getting the top seed for the 79th boys’ edition and Roselle Catholic as well for the 40th girls’ event. Both Roselle Catholic squads, through games played Saturday, Feb. 7, had the most wins in the county at […]

Mobley still not clear why he will not be back as Rahway’s head football coach; One of Union County’s most successful mentors will be guiding young men on the gridiron elsewhere

Gary Mobley is still in a state of bewilderment. He is no longer the head football coach at Rahway. He would also like to know the answer why. The Rahway Board of Education has only told Mobley that he will not be back as Rahway’s head football coach. In essence, the Rahway BOE can no […]

Union County Conference boys’, girls’ basketball standings here as of Feb. 2

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BOYS’ BASKETBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, FEB. 2:   WATCHUNG DIVISION (5 schools) 1-Roselle Catholic (7-1) 2-Patrick School (4-2) 3-Linden (4-3) 4-Elizabeth (1-5) 5-Plainfield (1-6)   MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools) 1-St. Mary’s, Elizabeth (5-1) Union Catholic (5-1) 3-Westfield (4-3) 4-Union (2-5) 5-Scotch Plains (0-6)   VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools) 1-Gov. Livingston (7-1) 2-Summit (6-3) 3-Rahway (5-3) Hillside (5-3) 5-Cranford (2-7) 6-Roselle (1-7)   SKY DIVISION (6 […]

Cranford captures wrestling UCT championship; Cougar champs include repeat winners Murray and DiGiovanni and also Cappello and Scorese

UNION – One grappler wore a T-shirt that on the back read: “second place is not an option!” You got the intense feeling that was Cranford’s philosophy Saturday at the Louis J. Rettino Gymnasium. After finishing second last year, this time the Cougars would not be denied. Cranford had the most champions, four, and led by […]

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