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Union Catholic News

September 27, 2022

WAPPINGERS FALLS, NY -- The Union Catholic girls, ranked No. 2 in the state, blitzed the competition with a remarkable performance and Jimmy Wischusen opened his season with an impressive victory at Saturday's Bowdoin Park Classic in Wappingers Falls, N.Y.      Junior Peyton Hollis led the ...

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Union Catholic juniors Josh Hunsinger and Jasmin Crotty attended the prestigious Advanced Space Academy at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, this summer through a program with the SFIC (Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children), a partner of the Archdiocese of Newark. They ...

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NEWARK, NJ – The Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children (SFIC), a partner of the Archdiocese of Newark, recently gave six high school sophomores and juniors from archdiocesan schools the summer vacation of their dreams by providing them with scholarships to attend the prestigious Advanced Space ...

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The Schnitzer Family and Union Catholic High School invite all to join the Celebration of Life for UC legend Bette Schnitzer. Help fill the Memory Board with anecdotes, stories, or even a single word that captures the essence of "S." Perhaps she taught you, coached you, mentored you, or just ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - Union Catholic Hall of Famer Kathy Matthews, one of the most successful girl's basketball coaches in N.J. history, recently received a very prestigious award when she was honored as a recipient of a Union County Lifetime Achievement Award by the Boys Scouts of America during an ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Union Catholic volleyball team won its third straight match in dominating fashion when the Vikings defeated Elizabeth in straight sets on Wednesday night. The Vikings improved to 7-3 with a 25-21, 25-11 victory over the Minutemen, who fell to 2-4. Several players ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ -- The Union Catholic girls tennis team won its first match of the season with a dominating 5-0 victory over Roselle on Friday at Warinanco Park. The all-underclassmen Vikings won every set and dropped just one game en route to the impressive victory.  Jessica Imbriani (first ...

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The Union Catholic volleyball team continued its strong play by defeating Gov. Livingston in straight sets on Monday in Berkeley Heights. The 26-24, 25-21 over GL victory was the second straight win for the Vikings, who improved to 6-3 on the season. UC, who defeated Plainfield in straight sets ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - Aria Hicks scored twice and Emma Donnelly played outstanding in goal to lead the Union Catholic girls soccer team to a season-opening 4-0 victory over Rahway on Saturday in Scotch Plains. Carolyn Dorant-Smith and Kate LaBarge also scored for the Vikings, and Carmela Lo ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - Erick Fraga, Ennis Troupe and Anthony Esteves all scored to spark the Union Catholic boys to its first win of the season on Monday, a 3-2 victory over Roselle in Scotch Plains. After Roselle took a 1-0 lead, Fraga scored the equalizer off a header. UC (1-2) broke a 1-1 tie in ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - New faces produced statement races for the Union Catholic girls, and Ryan Cichocki led a strong performance by the UC boys with the fastest time of the day at Saturday's Roxbury Invitational that was run in steamy conditions at Horseshoe Lake Park in Succasunna. Union ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - The Union Catholic Community paused in prayer on Monday morning to honor the memory of the victims of 9/11. Mr. John Becht, a Campus Minister at UC, and UC peer ministers Nick Chirichillo, Aidan Reidy, Adela Rakoski, and Megan Falvey all delivered prayers that aired over ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - The Union Catholic volleyball team opened its season with an impressive comeback win over defending Union County champion Kent Place on Thursday in Scotch Plains. After dropping the first set, 27-25, the Vikings stormed back to capture the next two sets in decisive fashion, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- There haven't been very many distance runners in state history who have experienced a meteoric rise quite like Union Catholic's Jimmy Wischusen. And I can't think of anyone who orchestrated a better comeback story at the same time!   Wischusen made an amazing leap last fall ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Rebecca Schroppe, Union Catholic’s art teacher, had a great experience recently when she attended the Silver State AP Summer Institute for AP Art History at Liberty High School in Clark County, Nevada.  The AP Summer Institutes offers the most thorough professional ...

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