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Baseball: Cranford Defeats Johnson 6-5 in Home Game

May 20, 2017

CRANFORD, NJ – Cranford narrowly defeated Arthur L. Johnson, 6-5, in Saturday’s baseball game.

Both Tom Armstrong and Michael McGee hit home runs for Cranford. Armstrong added three runs and McGree hit two RBI’s.

James Shriner hit an RBi in the sixth inning. Brian Oblachinski had one run with two hits, Matthew Perino had one run and one hit each, and Ryan Bakie and James ...

Girls Lacrosse: Cranford Defeats West Windsor-Plainsboro in Sudden Death Overtime to Advance in State Tournament

CRANFORD, NJ – The Cranford Girls Lacrosse team won the first round of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association yesterday, 12-11, in overtime against West Windsor-Plainsboro North at Memorial Field.

Senior Jeannie Padden cinched the win with an overtime goal, according to a spectator at the game. Padden also had two assists.

Freshman Grace Power led the team with ...

Baseball: Westfield Outlasts Cranford 6-3 to Win Union County Championship Behind Unlikely Hero

UNION, NJ – It was a game the No. 4-seeded Westfield boys’ varsity baseball team never trailed, but that doesn’t mean their 6-3 win over No. 2-seeded Cranford came easy as they held off several rally attempts as the Blue Devils claimed their 15th Union County Tournament title on Friday evening at Kean University’s ’63 Jim Hynes Baseball Stadium.

Matthew Manning ...

Cranford Varsity Baseball Heads to Union County Tournament Finals

CRANFORD, NJ – The Cougars are headed to the finals in this year’s Union County Tournament for varsity baseball.

The team sealed its spot in the finals against Westfield after narrowly defeating Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 3-2, in an extra-inning game on Saturday. This will be the first time Cranford is in the finals since 2015.

“It was very exciting,” Coach Dennis ...

Softball: Gov. Livingston's Bats Revived in UCT Semifinal Win Over Cranford

LINDEN, NJ - In the Union County Conference Tournament Semifinals, the No. 1 seeded Governor Livingston Highlanders Softball team made a major statement in defeating No. 5 seeded Cranford Cougars, 7-1. With the win, Governor Livingston improves to 16-2 and moves on to face Arthur L. Johnson in the Final on Saturday.

After watching his team struggle to generate hits the past few ...

Boys Lacrosse: Cranford Narrowly Defeats East Brunswick, 15-14, in Away Game

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Cougars narrowly defeated East Brunswick, 15-14, in the Boys Lacrosse Game at East Brunswick on Saturday.

Hunter Brogan scored six goals and Dan Allen scoured four with three assists. Connor Fitch and Sean Bryson scored two goals each, Fitch with three assists. Jack Callan also scored a goal to lead the Cougars to victory.

Mark Ciemnieki and Tom Curry had one ...

Baseball: Scotch Plains-Fanwood Loses Extra-Inning Thriller to Cranford in UCT Semis, 3-2

CRANFORD, NJ — For the second year in a row, it’s heartbreak for the Scotch Plains-Fanwood varsity baseball team in the Union County Tournament (UCT). Saturday at Cranford, the Raiders lost in walk-off fashion in extra innings, 3-2, to the Cranford Cougars in the UCT Semifinals — arguably one of the greatest high school baseball games of the year. 

With the game knotted ...

Boys Lacrosse: Cranford Defeats Verona 12-6 in Home Game

CRANFORD, NJ - The Cranford boys lacrosse team doubled Verona’s score during their home game on May 2, leading to a 12-6 victory.

Seniors Connor Fitch and Dan Allen led the team to victory, Fitch with four goals and two assists and Allen with three goals and three assists. Hunter Brogan and Dante Cassaro scored two goals eac, with Brogan adding an assist as well. Mark Ciemnieki had one ...

Baseball: Cranford Hands Scotch Plains-Fanwood a 9-1 Loss Before Tournament Showdown on Saturday

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ - In a regular season matchup of the two teams that will play in the semifinal round of the Union County tournament on Saturday, the Cranford Cougars won a decisive 9-1 victory over the Raiders at Scotch Plains-Fanwood on Thursday.

Winning pitcher Kevin Donovan held the home team to just one run on five hits on a blustery afternoon in Scotch Plains.

Softball: Cranford Ends Scotch Plains-Fanwood's Run in Union County Tourney, 11-1

CRANFORD, NJ - Cranford pitcher Brenna Dolan yielded just three hits over five-innings as the Cougars cruised to an 11-1 victory over 13th seeded Scotch Plains-Fanwood in the Union County tournament quarterfinals on Wednesday. 

Jillian Skalski went 3-for-4 with three RBI for the fifth seeded Cougars in the quarterfinals of the Union County Tournament in Cranford. Jayna ...

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Wardlaw-Hartridge Student Athletes Represent School at GMC Sportsmanship Luncheon

May 21, 2017

Brennan Wright of Westfield and Allison Haley of Colonia, seniors at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, represented their school at the GMC Sportsmanship Luncheon last week. Coaches Mike Howell of Piscataway, Jim Howard of North Plainfield, Mike Romeo of Plainfield, and Elizabeth Martin of South Plainfield joined the W-H honorees.