Cranford standout kicker Ambrosio among Union County contingent for Phil Simms North-South All-Star Football Classic

June 25 gridiron clash will take place at Kean University

PISCATAWAY – When Valentino Ambrosio went to attempt his first extra point, kicking the ball had nothing to do with the play. “It was raining and when the ball was snapped it went right through the hands of the holder,” said Valentino, referring to Roselle Park’s season-opener four years ago on an inclement weather Saturday […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball standings and overall records here as of Monday, April 16

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, APRIL 16 WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Westfield (4-1) Scotch Plains (4-1) 3-Union (1-2) 4-Gov. Livingston (1-2-1) Cranford (1-2-1) 6-Elizabeth (0-3) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools): 1-New Providence (3-0) 2-Summit (2-1) 3-Johnson (1-1) 4-Linden (0-2) 5-Union Catholic (1-3) VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Rahway (3-0) 2-Oratory Prep (4-1) 3-Roselle Park […]

Union baseball, sparked by fine Sanborn mound performance and GW hit, triumphs at Cranford 5-2; Senior catcher Gamone bangs out 2 doubles and throws out a runner attempting to steal 2B

Farmers even overall record at 2-2 and Watchung Division mark at 1-1

CRANFORD – When he needed it the most, Andrew Sanborn reared back and got ahead of one batter with two fastballs – who he struck out – and then finished off the next with another one for another K. With Union ahead by two runs and Cranford with runners on first and third and then […]

Proposed Union budget would hike average tax bill $50

UNION, NJ — A preliminary budget proposal for 2018 shows the municipal tax could increase a homeowner’s property tax bill by $50 for an average home assessed at $45,600. The increase would bring the annual average property tax bill up to $3,167 this year. Only one local resident attended a March 27 hearing for the […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball standings and overall records here as of Monday, April 9

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, APRIL 9 WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Scotch Plains (2-0) 2-Gov. Livingston (1-1) Cranford (1-1) Westfield (1-1) 5-Elizabeth (0-1) Union (0-1) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools): 1-Summit (1-0) New Providence (1-0) 3-Johnson (0-0) Linden (0-0) 5-Union Catholic (0-2) VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Roselle Park (2-0) Oratory Prep (2-0) 3-Rahway […]


Brenna Dolan, varsity softball “Brenna is a senior captain pitcher for the Cranford High School Softball team. Brenna has pitched on varsity for four years. Her ERA for the 2017 season was 3.42, with 106 strikeouts. I’m looking forward to a great season with Brenna as one of our vocal leaders on this team.” — Coach Heather […]


Azariah Grantham, freshman, track Grantham won the 55-meter event at the Union County Individual Championships in January with a personal best of 7.20 seconds. She later finished sixth at the NJSIAA Group 4 Championships and seventh at the NJSIAA Meet of Champions. She also had top-10 finishes in the 200 meters at the NJSIAA Meet […]


Kai Legband, senior, swimming Legband won both the 50 and 100 freestyle events at the EZ North Speedo Short Course Championships as a member of the Tidal Wave Swim Team in Ithaca, N.Y., in late March following a high school season which saw him finish third in the 50 and fourth in the 100 events […]

Union County Conference girls’ basketball All-Division teams for 2017-2018 here

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE GIRLS’ BASKETBALL ALL-DIVISION TEAMS FOR 2017-2018:   WATCHUNG DIVISION FIRST TEAM Camryn Wichelns, Cranford, senior Brennah Cody, The Patrick School, junior Lashae Dwyter, The Patrick School, freshman Madison Ruddy, The Patrick School, sophomore Tyara McQueen, Roselle Catholic, senior Taniya Hanner, Roselle Catholic, junior Victoria Jacobs, Roselle Catholic, senior Allison Seater, Union, senior […]

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