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82nd Annual Union County Baseball Association Hot Stove Awards, Hall of Fame

February 14, 2018

Clark, NJ - New members were inducted into the Union County Baseball Hall of Fame during the 82nd Annual Union County Baseball Association Hot Stove Awards Dinner in Clark. They were joined by Union County Freeholders Angel G. Estrada and Alexander Mirabella. 

Union County Manager Alfred Faella, Union County Baseball Association President Jim Iozzi, and the guest speaker, Major League ...

2018 Union County Girls Basketball Tournament

UNION COUNTY, NJ – The 16-2 Jonathan Dayton Bulldogs are seeded eighth in the Union County Girls Basketball Tournament.  They face the ninth-seeded Summit Hilltoppers at home on Feb. 13 in a first-round game.  Summit is 10-7 on the season and 6-2 in the UCC – Mountain Division, which puts them in second place.  Both teams have a preliminary round bye.

The ...

24th Annual Hoops to End Homelessness Basketball Classic Raises Much Needed Funds for Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless

ELIZABETH, NJ – The 24th Annual Hoops to End Homelessness was another night of exciting basketball when six local teams paired off to compete to benefit the Elizabeth Coalition’s programs, in particular, its Operation Warm Heart Program, a winter shelter program for the chronically homeless.

The event took place Feb. 3 at the Dunn Sports Center on Pearl Street. Two teams of Union ...

Bowling: Union County Tournament, Linden H.S. Wins and Elizabeth Makes Final Eight

LINDEN, NJ – The final day of the Union County Tournament for bowling was held Thursday Jersey Lanes and Linden High School won. 

Jonathan Dayton High School finished fourth in a tournament done in a best-of-five Baker format.  They were the sixth seed of the top eight teams from Monday’s opening round.

Dayton won its first-round match against a tough Roselle team that ...

Report: Gov. Christie Won’t Sign Cooperative High School Sports Bill Before Leaving Office

TRENTON, N.J. – The proposed bill to allow school districts with multiple high schools to “co-op” in all sports based on participation or financial issues will not be signed into law by Gov. Chris Christie.

Christie will “pocket veto” the bill, by placing it on an “action not taken list” prior to leaving office on Tuesday, according to a report by Greg ...

Giants Sign Former Bloomfield High School Star Kristjan Sokoli

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- With the NFL playoffs heating up, those teams not fortunate enough to make the postseason get a jumpstart on improving their roster for the following season. The New York Giants recently locked down Bloomfield High graduate Kristjan Sokoli, signing him to their to their practice squad, giving him a futures contract.  NFL teams use futures contracts to ...

Boys Basketball: Lynn's Big 3rd Qtr Leads Union Catholic to Victory Over Elizabeth

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Ibn Lynn's monster third quarter and a big run to close out the game ignited the Union Catholic boys basketball team to a 64-52 victory over Elizabeth on Tuesday night in Scotch Plains.

With star guard Jaheim Tanksley (18 pts. per game) sidelined with an injury he sustained in a loss to Bergen Catholic (ranked No. 9 in NJ) this past Sunday, UC needed to ...

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