Cranford is the top seed again for 60th annual baseball Union County Tournament; First round games are scheduled for Saturday

Next 7 seeds are Scotch Plains-2, Westfield-3, Gov. Livingston-4, Elizabeth-5, Union-6, Dayton-7 and Union Catholic-8

To nobody’s surprise at the seeding meeting at Cranford High School Monday night, state-ranked Cranford earned the top seed once again for the 60th annual baseball Union County Tournament. As of Monday night, Cranford was 7-0, ranked No. 2 in the state and was Union County’s only undefeated team. On Saturday morning, Cranford came back […]

Union baseball falls to Westfield in Watchung Division game at TD Bank Ballpark; Both teams 5-6 going into Monday’s UCT seeding meeting

Blue Devils senior righty Galasso scatters nine hits, Arena produces opposite field 3-run double to left in first inning; Zimmerman, Carter, Dillon, Alvarado sock extra-base hits for Farmers

BRIDGEWATER – Sometimes the knockout punch comes in the first inning. All it takes is a couple of errors and a few walks and – even without producing a bunch of hits – the visiting team has a healthy lead right off the bat. That was the case Sunday night when Westfield and Union hooked […]

New Union head football coach Lou Grasso Jr. welcomes challenges that lie ahead

Former Union assistant and Roselle head coach met with returning UHS players, 'I let them know that I'm here and that we're ready to go'

The only goal Lou Grasso Jr. has for the Union High School football team is to help lead the Farmers to their next state championship. It won’t come easy, but Grasso is ready for the enormous task at hand. The former Roselle head football coach was approved as Union’s new head football coach at last […]

North-South All-Star Football Game at Kean sparked by 7 players from Union County; Walker, Pierre, Baron, Taylor, Folinusz, Stapleton, Carmona gearing for clash

Kickoff will be June 24 at 7 p.m. at Kean University's Alumni Stadium in Union

PISCATAWAY – Before continuing their athletic careers on the collegiate level, seven of Union County’s finest senior football players will get an opportunity to excel one more time nearby to their home towns. The setting is the 35th annual North-South All-Star Football Game, set to kick off June 24 at 7 p.m. at Kean University’s […]

Union baseball seeks to continue success achieved at end of last season; Farmers sparked by Carter bat, Meola pitching

Opening Day is Tuesday, April 2 at home vs. Watchung Division foe Linden

Union came back last year to finish a respectable 13-13 after reaching the Union County Tournament championship game for the first time in 19 years. Will this be the season the Farmers win the UCT crown for the first time since 1993? “Sometimes the hardest thing is teaching your kids how to win,” said head […]

Union High School Athletic Hall of Fame seeking its first nominations

Back in 1976, Elliott Maddox was the starting right fielder for the New York Yankees in Game 1 of the World Series. Just four years ago Darnell Stapleton was one of the offensive linemen blocking for Ben Roethlisberger when Big Ben in the final minute of the Super Bowl drove the Steelers down field for […]

Union County Conference girls’ basketball all-division teams here as selected by county coaches

2012-2013 UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE GIRLS’ BASKETBALL TEAMS AS SELECTED BY COUNTY COACHES   ALL-WATCHUNG DIVISION Jessica McCoy, Cranford Jenna Goeller, Cranford Erin Ferguson, Gov. Livingston Mallory George, Gov. Livingston Jada Lewis, Linden Breana Spencer, Plainfield Drew Winter, Plainfield Renee Oliver, Roselle Catholic Tori Pozsonyi, Roselle Catholic Taylor Sebolao, Scotch Plains-Fanwood Adora Moneme, Union Honorable Mention: Kaitlin […]

2013 Union County Conference baseball, softball alignments here; 2012 final standings listed below

2013 UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL ALIGNMENT   WATCHUNG DIVISION (7 schools) Governor Livingston Elizabeth Cranford Linden Union Westfield Scotch Plains Defending champion: Cranford   MOUNTAIN DIVISION (8 schools) Johnson Roselle Catholic Union Catholic New Providence Dayton RosellePark Oratory Prep Brearley Defending champion: Dayton   VALLEY DIVISION (7 schools) Hillside Roselle Rahway Plainfield St. Mary’s, Elizabeth […]

UCC basketball division winners: Boys’ – RC, UC, Dayton; Girls’ – RC, New Providence, Hillside

The following are the Union County Conference boys’ basketball and girls’ basketball final standings for the 2012-2013 season. The boys’ champions are Roselle Catholic in the Watchung, Union Catholic in the Mountain and Dayton in the Valley. The girls’ champions are Roselle Catholic in the Watchung, New Providence in the Mountain and Hillside in the […]

Walker, Pierre, Taylor, Folinusz, Stapleton and Carmona are Union County players in June 24 North-South All-Star Football Game at Kean

Media Day is April 7 at Piscataway High School

The 35th annual North-South All-Star Football game will kick off June 24 at 7 p.m. at Kean University’s Alumni Stadium in Union. Here is the list of players from Union County who will be playing for the North squad:   P.J. Walker, QB, Elizabeth Ruban Pierre, OG, Rahway Derrick Taylor, LB, Roselle Chris Folinusz, DE, […]

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