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Golf: Cranford H.S. Varsity Team Stands Strong with 7-1 Record as Season Advances

April 21, 2018

CRANFORD, NJ – The Cranford High School Varsity golf team hopes to improve on last year’s performance as they enter into the difficult part of the tournament season, according to coach William Ray.

The golf team currently stands 7-1, with the only loss to Scotch Plains-Fanwood earlier this week. Last year, the team finished third in Group II in the state sectional ...

Varsity Baseball: Cranford's Coach McCaffery Earns 400th Win

CRANFORD,  NJ – Dennis McCaffery, head baseball coach at Cranford High School, earned his 400th win last weekend when the Cougars won a double header against West New York and Linden.

A baseball coach for 25 years, McCaffery is beloved among athletes, staff and parents. Although he’s seen an estimated 700 games and has a slew of championship titles under his belt, his biggest ...

Cranford High School's Emily Wilson Signs Letter of Intent with Lafayette College

CRANFORD, NJ - Cranford High School senior Emily Wilson signed her letter of intent to swim at Lafayette College during a small reception at the school on Tuesday, surrounded by family, friends, coacher and teammates.

Wilson swam on the varsity swim team at CHS, where she recorded impressive times at the Union County Championships. She's excited to bring that same drive to ...

Softball: Dayton Beats Cranford 15-9 Saturday

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – The Bulldogs bounced back Saturday with a 15-9 victory against Cranford High School.  The Bulldogs jumped out to an 8-1 lead in the first inning only to see Cranford narrow the lead to one run by the end of the fourth inning. 

At the end of the second inning Dayton led 10-7.  At the end of the fourth inning the score ...

Girls Lacrosse: Cranford Defeats Gov. Livingston 15-9 in Away Game

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – The Cranford Girls Lacrosse Team won against Governor Livingston, 15-9, in an away game on Tuesday.

Grace Power recorded six goals and four assists to lead Cranford to victory. Abby Ganley scored five goals with one assist while Alyssa Gesslein has two goals with two assists.

Maggie Roman also scored two goals for Cranford. Goalie Anna Horne has 19 saves in ...

Did Racism Prevent Babe Ruth from Becoming a Major League Manager?

BRONX, NY – As baseball approaches the April 15 anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s breaking the color barrier, a new book, BABE RUTH - A Superstar’s Legacy by Jerry Amernic, makes the case that The Bambino never got the coveted opportunity to become a big-league manager for fear that he might push for integration.

Babe Ruth’s grandson, Tom Stevens, wrote the Foreword ...

Boys LAX: Scotch Plains-Fanwood Tops St. Joe's (Met), 9-8, in Exciting Game; Improves to 3-1

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Led by Noah Costanzo's five goals, Scotch Plains-Fanwood topped Saint Joseph High School (Metuchen) in a seesaw battle at Wexler Field on a sunny but brisk Saturday morning. 

The speedy Anthony Porter, who seemed to be everywhere the ball went, had four assists in the game. Alex Osliso contributed two goals and an assist, Wagner-bound Jack ...

Boys LAX: Cranford Falls to Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 9-7, in Cole's Cup

CRANFORD, NJ -- In the annual Cole's Cup game, Jack Brady scored two goals and had three assists to lead Scotch Plains-Fanwood to victory, 9-7, over Cranford.

Noah Costanzo and Alex Oslislo had two goals each. Anthony Porter scored a goal and added two assists. Aidan Guma and Matt Monroy each scored a goal.

Cranford's Hunter Brogan scored three goals and an ...

Cranford H.S. Wrestling Program to Host Food Truck Festival

CRANFORD, NJ – The Cranford High School wrestling program aims to satisfy every food craving with a food truck festival this month.

Proceeds from the festival will support the program.

“Season’s over, let’s eat,” CHS wrestling coach Pat Gorman said in a press release from the program. “It’s been another amazing season, let’s celebrate while ...

Baseball: Cranford Falls to Scotch-Plains Fanwood 4-3

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Big Scotch Plains-Fanwood lefty Danny Wilkinson had it going on the mound and at the plate in Saturday's home-opening win against Cranford on Saturday afternoon. The junior threw 100 pitches in five shutout innings and hit two doubles for the Raiders. 

The Raiders took a 1-0 lead in the first on an RBI single by Patrick Cuccurullo that scored ...

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Union County College to Begin Esports Program in the Fall of 2018

April 25, 2018

CRANFORD - Union County College will become one of 63 schools nationwide, and the first county college in New Jersey, to offer a coed intercollegiate esports program, also known as Electronic Sports. Esports is a multi-player video game program that competes with colleges and universities in the United States and Canada. The Union County College Esports teams could compete against two and ...