Sports

May 21, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - Approximately 700 cyclists of every skill level took to the streets for the 15th annual Tour de Elizabeth that rolled throughout the city on Sunday morning.  This year’s tour that is open to all ages, was a 15-mile recreational tour of the City of Elizabeth’s historic ...

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ELIZABETH/ROSELLE, NJ - The 14th Annual Playball for Miracles and 2nd Annual Lou Kelly Memorial Matchup will be held on Saturday, June 16 at Warinanco Park with all proceeds benefiting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals’ local beneficiary, Children’s Specialized Hospital.  The event is a is a ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - The Union County College Women’s Basketball Team won the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II Region XIX Championship and the NJCAA District N Championship on March 5 when they defeated Harcum College. This led the Lady Owls to the national tournament that was ...

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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 ...

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TRENTON, NJ -   A proposed bill which would prohibit children under the age of 12 from participating in tackle football is beginning the path through the New Jersey Legislature.  The Bill  (A-3760) is similar, but not identical, to bills proposed in New York, Maryland, Illinois and California, ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife, have announced they will be stocking Union County’s parks and waterways for the opening day of trout season, scheduled for Saturday, April 7 at 8 a.m. Union County rivers and lakes are scheduled to be stocked with 23,950 rainbow ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD — Players on this year’s Scotch Plains-Fanwood girls’ basketball team were either in middle or elementary school when the program last won a state tournament game.  Yet, given the final score and absolute domination from wire to wire Tuesday, it seemed as though the Lady ...

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PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were honored prior to the New York Mets’ first spring training game Friday. Prior to the start of the game with the Atlanta Braves at First Digital Field, the crowd paused for a moment of silence to honor the 17 people ...

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UNION, NJ — Over the past decade and change, Roselle Catholic has housed one of the nation’s best high school basketball programs.  It has won multiple Tournament of Champions, state championships, developed copious NBA talent, and taken down some of the United States’ best teams. But there’s ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ -- The Union Catholic boys freshmen avenged an early season loss to Elizabeth by defeating the Minutemen, 46-43, to capture the title at the prestigious N.J. Rising Stars Basketball Classic on Tuesday night at the Dunn Center in Elizabeth. UC, which also defeated Ridge on Saturday ...

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RAHWAY, NJ – The Patrick School is the number one seed in the Union County Girls Basketball Tournament and 20th in New Jersey.  They played up to their billing Friday in a quarterfinal game against the Bulldogs and came away with a convincing 60-36 win. Patrick School started strong with a 23-5 ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood wrestlers finished fourth overall in the team competition, while Jack Canon (152 lbs.) and Sam Wustefeld (195 lbs.) were crowned champions of their respective weight classes at the District 13 tournament hosted at SPFHS on Saturday, Feb. 18,  It ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood girls swim team dominated their meet against an overmatched Elizabeth team, 110-60, on Wednesday at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA. Results 200 Medley Relay A. Bagdonas-C. Warren-H. Davis-N. Kenny, Scotch Plains-Fanwood 2:09.17 200 ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood dominated in the pool against Elizabeth on Wednesday. The Raiders defeated their opponents with some strong performances from underclassmen, including freshman Matt London, who won his first individual varsity race, the 100 Butterfly, in ...

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CLARK, NJ--The Union County Baseball Association will induct four new members into the Union County Baseball Hall of Fame at the organization’s 82 annual Hot Stove awards dinner on Sunday, February 11, beginning at 1:00 p.m., at The Gran Centurions in Clark, New Jersey. The four new Hall of ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - In one of the program’s more dramatic matches of the past decade, the Governor Livingston Highlander Wrestling team defeated a fiery Elizabeth High squad, 42-36, on Friday, December 22. There are 14 individual matches in a High School wrestling meet. After the 13th bout in the GL ...

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CRANFORD – The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) has announced that Union County College Women’s Soccer player Maya Lawler, of Cranford, was named to the 2017 NJCAA Division III All-American Second Team. Ms. Lawler is the first Union County College Women’s soccer player to be ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- The Union County Freeholders and the Department of Parks and Recreation invite you to celebrate the holiday season at the Warinanco Sports Center on Sunday, December 3. Kick off the season with family and friends at the newly modernized facility in Warinanco Park from 3:00 ...

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WESTFIELD — As the sun briefly broke through the clouds and rain, Westfield finally received the statement play it needed to pull away from a feisty Elizabeth team. Westfield’s offensive line gave Juandre House the space to run for a 57-yard touchdown, and the Blue Devils — now winners of 35 ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ--In the sports world, this time of year can mean only one thing, football. This year, the Elizabeth Minutemen are set for the big game. The Minutemen will play Westfield on Saturday, November 18, at 1 p.m. Back in October, in an earlier regular season clash, Westfield beat ...

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ELIZABETH, N.J.—The Elizabeth Minutemen crushed the East Orange Jaguars in the first round of the NJSIAA/Wilson Sporting Goods North Jersey, Section 2, Group 5 playoffs.  A blistering pass rush offensive and a solid running game allowed the Minutemen to overcome a slow start and some missteps ...

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Roselle, NJ.– The Warinanco Sports Center has gotten a brand new “facelift” with new and improved amenities for Union County residents to enjoy. A grand re-opening of the new facility was held on Saturday. The community gathered to see the centers newest remodel and updated amenities. The ...

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CLARK — A game of ups and down early on became a stalemate the rest of the way, as Westfield and Elizabeth played to a 1-1 tie in the Union County Tournament (UCT) final Saturday night. Westfield executed a well-played set piece that resulted in a Brian Hinkel goal in the game’s 14th minute.

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