Sports

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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CLARK, NJ- The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders found themselves locked in a battle with the New Providence High School Pioneers after trailing by as much as eight points with five and a half minutes to go in the third quarter. Freshman Domenika Kosiek added three points via a free throw ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS,. N.J. -- Union Catholic, led by guards Jaheim Tanksley and Gio Phillip, won its sixth straight game with a hard-fought 60-50 victory over crosstown rival Scotch Plains-Fanwood,on Thursday night at Union Catholic in Scotch Plains. Scotch Plains scored the first five points of the ...

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PATERSON, N.J. --  Union Catholic, led by Tournament MVP Nahshon Batttle, Jaheim Tanksley, and Justin Archer, defeated Teaneck 78-70 to win the Paterson Charter Christmas Tournament on Sunday night in Paterson. It's the fourth straight victory for the red hot Vikings, who are now 4-1 on the ...

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PATERSON, N.J. -- The Union Catholic boys basketball team used a balanced scoring effort to defeat Pope John, 68-58, in the semifinal round of Paterson Charter Christmas Tournament on Friday night in Paterson. It's the third straight win for the 3-1 Vikings, who advanced to play Teaneck in the ...

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CLARK, NJ- The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders girls varsity basketball team faced off on their home court against the Rahway High School Indians, continuing their Christmas Tournament play, their second game in two days. Less than 24 hours after coming up short against North Hunterdon ...

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CLARK, NJ- The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders found themselves locked in a battle with the North Hunterdon High School (Annandale) Lions as they kicked off the Fifth Annual Crusaders Christmas Tournament. After trailing by as much as eight points late in the third quarter, the Crusaders ...

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CLARK, NJ-  The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders girls varsity basketball team took to the floor one last game against the Elizabeth High School Minutemen before the start of the winter break and days leading up to the Christmas Tournament. With a strong offensive showing, the Crusaders ...

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RAHWAY, NJ-  The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders girls varsity basketball team took to the floor two days after a battle with Cranford, looking to get back on track. From start to finish, they made sure they would be getting back on the winning track, defeating the Rahway High School ...

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ROSELLE, NJ – Hockey Players from the Arthur L. Johnson Ice Hockey team volunteered to help Special Olympics New Jersey athletes learn skating skills.  The ALJ players participated in the inaugural year of The Learn to Skate program on Friday nights from October 26 through November 30 at Warinanco ...

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It was a tremendous honor on December 3 to induct the largest, most impressive Hall of Fame class in NJSIAA history. This stellar, 16-member group entering the NJSIAA Gallagher/Bollinger Hall of Fame includes an Olympic Gold Medalist, a Heisman Trophy winner, a Cy Young Award winner, a NCAA ...

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CLARK, NJ-  The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders returned to their home floor to take on the Oratory Prep High School (Summit) Rams, looking to bounce back from their home opener loss on Friday. With a 23-point fourth quarter, the Crusaders rallied with key baskets in the fourth quarter and ...

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CLARK, NJ-  The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders girls varsity basketball team hit the floor in their home opener against the Cranford High School Cougars, looking to build off their first win of the season on Friday. The Crusaders struggled, trailing the Cougars by as much as 16 points in ...

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CLARK, NJ-  The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders kicked off their new season at home against the Morris Catholic High School Crusaders (Denville). After a slow start, a quick offensive push sparked the home team, who fought to a 17-17 tie with 4:49 left in the second quarter. The visiting ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. -- James Scacifero and Julian Kaniuka each won two races to help the Union Catholic swim team remain undefeated with a 125-45 victory over Johnson on Thursday night at the Jewish Community Center in Scotch Plains. Scacifero, a senior, won the 100 freestyle in 59.24 and ...

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CLARK, NJ-  After a rough season, without playoffs, the Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders varsity football team hit their home field on a blistering cold day for the annual Thanksgiving Day rivalry game against the Rahway High School Indians, looking to add to their three-game winning ...

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CLARK,NJ - Turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy are not the biggest tradition on Thanksgiving around this part of Union County.  Instead, it's the annual Turkey Bowl between the Johnson Crusaders and the Rahway Indians on Thanksgiving morning that gets all the attention. This year the ...

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CLARK, NJ – Four Arthur L. Johnson High School student athletes signed letters of intent to play NCAA Collegiate Athletics next year according to a statement released by the school's Athletic Director, Gus Kalikas. The ceremony took place on Wednesday morning at the school with family members, ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - A Johnson player noticed Chatham's Connor Tully sitting on the bench after the game and went over to him and said, "Keep your head up, you played a good game."  That was the same message Crusader's Coach DelConte had for his team following the 27-24 win over Chatham in the season ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Cougars will get one last chance to win a football game at home with their 1 p.m. kickoff Thursday against visiting Johnson Regional from Clark in an NJSIAA consolation matchup. Chatham (2-7) is winless in four home games this season. The Crusaders come in with a 4-5 mark, ...

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CLARK, NJ-  The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders girls varsity soccer team took to the field looking to right the ship after coming up short in two previous games against the Governor Livingston  High School Highlanders, the teams battling it out in postseason play. However, Governor ...

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