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Wrestling: Johnson Senior Sebastian Iakouchevitch Captures 100th Career Win in Union County Tournament Semifinals

January 18, 2019

CLARK, NJ-  Arthur L. Johnson High School senior Sebastian Iakouchevitch continues to add  to his accomplishments in his athletic career. His latest accomplishment took place on the mat at a recent wrestling match.

Iakouchevitch captured his 100th win of his career in the Union County Tournament Semifinals on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Union High School. He was recognized for ...

Girls Basketball: Freshman Angela Aromando Steps Up With Key Offensive Chances for Johnson Crusaders in Win over Union HS

CLARK, NJ- The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders girls varsity basketball team returned to their home floor, looking for a rebound win after a crushing 38-37 loss to Jonathan Dayton HS in overtime. Standing in their way was the Union High School Farmers as the two teams duked it out on the court.

It got tricky for Johnson, who was called for six fouls in the opening eight minutes, ...

Former ALJ Coach Among Those to Be Honored at Annual “Hot Stove” Awards Dinner, with Special Guest Speaker: Dwight “Doc” Gooden

CLARK, NJ – A former Arthur L. Johnson High School baseball coach is one of four new members who will be inducted into the Union County Baseball Hall of Fame at the Union County Baseball Association’s 83rdannual Hot Stove League Dinner on Sunday, February 10.

Tom Urban of Elizabeth, was a varsity infielder at Thomas Jefferson High School, a baseball coach in Elizabeth and ...

Girls Basketball: Johnson Crusaders Lose to Jonathan Dayton HS in Overtime

CLARK, NJ- The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders and the Jonathan Dayton High School Bulldogs (Springfield) battled it out on the court, but after a strong push in the fourth quarter, the Bulldogs forced an extra period.

The Bulldogs hit two free throws with 17 seconds left to briefly recover and defeat the Crusaders 38-37 in overtime Tuesday night in Clark.

As the fourth quarter went ...

Boys Basketball: Brandon Hund, Tino Puentes Anchor Johnson Crusaders to Comeback Win over Spotswood HS

CLARK, NJ-  Things looked grim as the Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders trailed the Spotswood High School Chargers 38-29 with 5:12 left in the third quarter. They turned to senior Brandon Hund to spark the team on offense and he did just that.

The leading scorer for Johnson scored 26 of his 36 points in the second half, including key foul shots near the end. Hund drained one of two ...

Boys Basketball: Faller, Davey Carry Governor Livingston HS Past Johnson Crusaders

CLARK, NJ-  The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders returned back home to take on the Governor Livingston High School Highlanders, hoping to get another game in the win column. Once the game got underway, seniors Ryan Davey, Matt Faller and Coldon all went right to work with the team.

The trio combined for 52 points as the Highlanders defeated the Crusaders 63-48 Friday night in ...

Wrestling: Bistany Wins First Ever Match at Maglio Gym, But Sayreville Spoils Saint Joseph (Met) Home Opener, 75-6

METUCHEN, NJ – In the first wrestling match at the Vincent Maglio Gym on Friday, Jan. 11, undefeated Sayreville (13-0) defeated St. Joseph, 75-6, but only after Anthony Bistany (106 lbs.) got the Falcons on the board with a win by pinning his opponent, Tristian Hildalgo at 2:34.

Bistany, a freshman from North Brunswick, wrestled in middle school and is one of only a few athletes on the ...

Arthur L. Johnson HS Holds 5th Annual Crusader Classic Shot Put Meet

CLARK, NJ - The 5th Annual Crusader Classic Shot Put Meet was held on Thursday, January 11, at Arthur L. Johnson High School. Throwers from all over Union County and the State of New Jersey participated in the event in preparation for the upcoming NJSIAA Championships.

The meet featured twelve schools and was organized and orchestrated by ALJ Assistant Track and Field Coach Anthony ...

Track & Field: Union Catholic Girls Run Fastest 4x400 Time in The Nation This Season at Millrose Trials

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- The Union Catholic girls 4x400 meter relay team blew up the track on Wednesday night by burning a 3:50.93, the fastest time in the nation this season, to win the Suburban Division race, and Conor Reilly won the boys pole vault at the Millrose Games Trials at the 168th Street Armory.

With the victory, the 4x400 team automatically qualified for the 112th ...

Girls Basketball: Johnson Crusaders Defeat Rahway HS for Third Time This Season

CLARK, NJ- The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders girls varsity basketball team returned to their home court to take on the Rahway High School Indians, looking to bounce back from their 49-38 setback to New Providence HS on Thursday.

This was the third matchup between the two teams, with Johnson winning the previous two games (41-10 on December 20 and 53-24 on December 28).

Despite a ...


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Swimming: Union Catholic Defeats Elizabeth and Johnson to Complete 2nd Straight Undefeated Regular Season

January 18, 2019

ELIZABETH, N.J. -- The Union Catholic swim team did it again.

For the second straight season, the Vikings finished the regular season undefeated when UC defeated Elizabeth and Johnson in a tri-meet on Thursday at the Dunn Center.

UC scored 126 points, Elizabeth had 112 and Johnson finished with 70 as the Vikings completed its regular season with an 8-0 record.

The Vikings took first ...