Sports

September 16, 2018

METUCHEN, NJ-  After a sloppy first half which featured a lost fumble on the opening possession and zero points for almost the entire first 24 minutes, the Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders varsity football team continued to hang tough with the Metuchen High School Bulldogs, but still found ...

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CLARK,NJ - Friday night lights have illuminated the field, fans and Crusader football players the first few weeks of the new school year.  For those looking to get in on the action, it might be time to throw on the Crusader apparel and head to the next Arthur L. Johnson Crusader football ...

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CLARK, NJ - Members of the Crusader Fall Athletics recently joined guest speaker Gian Paul Gonzalez for a presentation entitled “All In”. Gonzalez, a high school teacher in Union City, New Jersey was asked to lead a chapel service for members of the New York Giants team the night before the ...

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CLARK, NJ-  Three days after winning their first game of the season, the Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders girls varsity soccer team took to the field in their home opener against the New Providence High School Pioneers. In the task of pursuing a victory, the Crusaders cashed in for an ...

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CLARK, NJ-  The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders varsity football team was looking to get back on track with their home opener, but weren’t able to maintain a steady rhythm and mistakes ultimately cost them, as they fell to the Delaware Valley High School Terriers 26-14 Friday night in ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ-  The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders varsity football team kicked off their 2018 season with a rare Week Zero game and a quest to get the season underway. Throughout the afternoon, particularly in the second half, a series of mistakes left them susceptible to a ...

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CLARK, NJ- One year removed from what was perhaps the most successful football season in the last decade, the Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders varsity football team is hoping to build off the successes of the 2017 season. The Crusaders went 8-3 in the 2017 season, capturing the Mid-State ...

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Union County College Women’s Basketball player Yamel Abreu, of Elizabeth, participated in the 11thAnnual National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Star Showcase from July 27-29. Held at Georgia State University, Yamel was one of 40 student-athletes from across the nation who were ...

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FANWOOD, NJ - The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusader Football Team visited First Children’s School Thursday. Members of the Crusader Football Team spent time in various classrooms and participated in a multitude of activities with students and teachers. “The football program was thrilled to ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Olympian Sydney McLaughlin, who turned pro after one of the greatest "one and done" seasons in NCAA Track and Field history at the University of Kentucky, has signed with talent agency WME (William Morris Endeavor), according to a report in Sports Business Daily. McLaughlin ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ-  The Union and Middlesex County All-Stars took to the Nicolas A. Priscoe Field at Woodbridge High School for Snapple Bowl XXV on Thursday's evening. The game brought together players that all recently graduated high school for one last challenge.  In many cases this game brings ...

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CLARK, NJ – Two Clark Little League teams are on their way to sectionals after winning their districts according to Recreation Director Ralph Bernardo and Wally Alicea from CLL.  The 12U and 10U teams are both District 10 Champs. The  players and coaches are listed below. 2018- 8-10 yrs.

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CRANFORD – Union County College student-athlete Andrew Gutierrez, of Cranford, New Jersey, finished 8th in the nation and was named second team All-American at the National Junior College Athletic Association National Golf Championship. The tournament was held from June 4-8, 2018 at the Chautauqua ...

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CLARK, NJ – Arthur L. Johnson High School seniors Joe Turek and Amy Wysocki received the 2018 Union County Interscholastic Athletic Conference’s (UCIAC) Scholar Athlete Award on Wednesday, May 23. The UCIAC is a New Jersey high school sports association run by Executive Director Tom Lewis under ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ-  The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders varsity softball team took to the field in their second sectional championship game appearance in the past three seasons, looking to continue the trail of success, but in the end, came up short. The third-seeded Crusaders lost to the ...

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CLARK, NJ – Clark’s seventh-grade boys’ travel basketball team was recognized for a winning season during the last town council meeting. The regular order of the meeting was suspended so Mayor Bonaccorso along with team coaches Jack Sullivan and Vin Gulbin could award the players with certificates ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ-  The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders varsity softball team took to the road to square off with the Bordentown High School Scotties for the third consecutive season in the state tournament. The third-seeded Crusaders received timely hitting in key innings, featuring big ...

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METUCHEN, NJ -- Recent rains postponed Senior Day ceremonies for both Saint Joseph and Scotch Plains-Fanwood  High School in May. With few remaining open dates on the calendar because of state tournament play, coaches Mike Murray of Saint Joesph's and Joe Higgins of Scotch Plains-Fanwood decided to ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ  – The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) honored 364 high school student-athletes with a total of $201,000 in college scholarships during their  25th Annual Scholar/Athlete Awards Program and Luncheon, held recently.   Each NJSIAA member high school ...

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CLARK, NJ-  The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders varsity softball team hit the field hoping to continue their run in the state tournament against the South Plainfield High School Tigers, a battle between teams who won sectional titles the past two seasons (Johnson in 2016 and South ...

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CLARK, NJ-  The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders varsity baseball team found themselves trailing by six runs to the South Plainfield High School Tigers coming into the home half of the seventh inning and attempted a late rally to get back in the game. The eighth-seeded Crusaders added ...

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CARTERET, NJ – For the first three innings of action, the Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders were not starting off in the right direction as they kicked off their time in the state tournament, falling behind 3-0 to the Carteret High School Ramblers with everything going the opposite of what ...

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CLARK, NJ-  For the third consecutive game, the Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders varsity softball team found themselves in extra innings. In a classic game, the Crusaders came up just short, losing to the Governor Livingston High School Highlanders 9-7 in 11 innings Friday afternoon in ...

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CLARK, NJ-  The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders varsity baseball team returned to their home field and found themselves facing a three-run deficit earlier on. They chipped away at the deficit and an eight-run bottom of the sixth inning capped off a come-from-behind 12-5 win over Elizabeth ...

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CLARK, NJ - The Clark chapter of UNICO celebrated its annual Brian Piccolo Awards at a banquet held at the Gran Centurions on May 3. Named after professional football player Brian Piccolo, the awards recognize excellence in athletics, integrity, and leadership. This year’s award recipients were ...

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CLARK, NJ – The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders varsity softball team returned home for a game against the Elizabeth High School Minutemen for their Senior Day game and the game that followed the pregame ceremony proved to be a memorable. After trailing twice in extra innings, junior ...

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CLARK, NJ-  The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders varsity baseball team returned to their home field, looking to prepare for the upcoming state tournament after their run in the 2018 Union County Tournament came to an end on Saturday. They used a ten-run fifth inning to rally past the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ-  The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders varsity baseball team took to the road to continue their play in the 2018 Union County Tournament in the quarterfinals round against the Governor Livingston High School Highlanders. Despite scoring early, the sixth-seeded Crusaders ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ-  The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders varsity softball team took to the road to face the Governor Livingston High School Highlanders for the first time since losing the 2017 Union County Tournament Finals 1-0 back on May 12, 2017. The Crusaders received timely ...

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CLARK, NJ -  After a rough home loss to New Providence which featured their lone hit in the bottom of the seventh inning, the Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders took back to their home field to kick off play in the 2018 Union County Tournament with a first round game. The sixth-seeded ...

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