Scrimmages continue for several Union County baseball teams, with Union Catholic and Union hosting

SCOTCH PLAINS AND UNION – With the sun out and the temperature reaching just over 50 degrees, several Union County baseball teams were able to get in scrimmages Saturday exactly one week before the first day of the season. Some still were not due to the recent heavy snowfall. Squads that were able to get […]

Roselle Catholic boys’ basketball TOC champions once again! Lions close stellar 29-4 campaign on 12-game winning streak

Win 5 championships in same season for first time

TRENTON – On the second Friday in February Roselle Catholic had them. The Lions had the No. 1-ranked team in the nation – Montverde Academy, Fla. – on the brink of its first loss. Roselle Catholic led by six with 29 seconds left before Duke commit R.J. Barrett took the game over by scoring six […]

UNION FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Kiara Powell, senior, bowling Kiara has been an outstanding bowler since day one. With a season high game of 279, a season high series of 694 and a season average of 206, she led Union High School to the Section 2 Group D 4 state championship. She also won the Union County individual title. She […]

UNION MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Tahkwan Ingraham, senior, indoor track, sprinter Tahkwan is a versatile athlete, able to run anything from the 100 all the way up to the 400 intermediate hurdles, including relays. At the Varsity Classic he ran 24.4 in the 200 to place fourth in NYC. He is also moving on to the state group meet in […]

Final Union County Conference boys’ and girls’ basketball standings here and overall records as of Feb. 26

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE FINAL BOYS’ BASKETBALL STANDINGS FOR 2017-2018 SEASON:   WATCHUNG DIVISION (5 schools): 1-Roselle Catholic (8-0) – outright champions 2-Linden (5-3) 3-Patrick School (4-3) 4-Elizabeth (1-6) 5-Plainfield (1-7) Elizabeth at Patrick School not played.   MOUNTAIN DIVISION (4 schools): 1-St. Mary’s, Elizabeth (6-0) – outright champions 2-Union Catholic (3-3) Union (3-3) 4-Westfield (0-6) […]

List of Union County high school wrestlers here that have won NJSIAA Tournament championships

UNION COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING STATE CHAMPIONS (128 the first 84 years) (does not include wrestlers from Union County that won a state championship at another school) NJSIAA TOURNAMENT: 2017-1934 Union County high schools have had only one state champion in the last 9 (2009-2017) seasons. 2010s (1) 2011: 152-Christian Barber, Westfield ————— 2000s (7) […]

Roselle Catholic basketball sweeps UCT championships at Kean; Girls’ capture 6th title, while boys’ garner long-awaited first crown

Hanner nets 15, McQueen 13 for the RC girls', while Horton pours in 20, Whitney 17 and Frink 13 for the RC boys'

UNION – While it was close for three quarters, this time Roselle Catholic was simply not going to be denied. Not on this night. Not on this year. This was their county tournament to lose and had been for some time. So the Lions grabbed hold of the game in the fourth quarter and this […]

It will be Roselle Catholic vs. The Patrick School twice Feb. 24 at Kean for UCT basketball crowns; RC boys’ seek 1st title

The Celtics are defending champions on both sides

UNION – Roselle Catholic has come close the last six years, with the agony of defeat ever so present. After the heartbreaking loss to underdog Union in the 2013 quarterfinals – one year after the Lions reached the final for the first time in 49 years – two very close setbacks followed in the 2015 […]

Cranford girls’ basketball almost pulls off huge upset in UCT semifinals; Winners include Roselle Catholic and The Patrick School

Wichelns pours in game-high 25 points for Cougars, including game-high 7 3-pointers

CLARK – Survive and advance? For The Patrick School, which is the top seed and defending champion, that’s exactly how the Celtics moved on to their third county championship game in four seasons. It took a free throw by freshman guard Lashae Dwyer with five seconds remaining and then TPS had to hold its breath […]

Union County Tournament girls’ basketball continues at Johnson High School with Feb. 21 semifinals; Westfield vs. RC, followed by Cranford vs. TPS

Here are the rosters for the Feb. 21 Union County Tournament girls’ basketball semifinals at Johnson High School in Clark. It will be third-seeded Westfield (18-6) vs. second-seeded Roselle Catholic (19-4) at 6 p.m., followed by fifth-seeded Cranford (13-11) vs. top-seeded and defending champion The Patrick School (19-5). Westfield and RC split Watchung Division games, […]

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