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Girls Basketball: Early Deficit Too Much for Raiders to Make up in UCT Quarters

February 19, 2018

CLARK, NJ — Just reaching this late of a point in the Union County Tournament (UCT) was a major accomplishment for resurgent Scotch Plains-Fanwood. 

Only a year removed from a 4-17 season, the ten-seeded Raiders found themselves as one of the final four public schools and eight overall remaining in the UCT. However, Scotch Plains-Fanwood ran into one of the state’s best teams ...

Girls Basketball: Shorthanded Johnson Crusaders Defeat Roselle Park HS in Union County Tournament First Round

CLARK, NJ- The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders girls varsity basketball team played shorthanded this week with players missing games due to the flu. On Saturday afternoon, they got back on track winning against the Roselle Park High School Panthers by a final score of 56-25 in the first round of the 2018 Union County Tournament.

“They played together as a team,” ...

Boys Basketball: RJ Barrett, Nation's No. 1 Ranked Player, Erupts to Deny Roselle Catholic Upset

UNION, NJ — There is a reason why R.J. Barrett is the number one recruit in the nation, and why Montverde Academy is the country’s top-ranked team. 

So, with Roselle Catholic seconds away from pulling off the biggest upset in high school basketball yet this season, Montverde displayed its poise and pedigree — with a little added luck — and Barrett showed all of New ...

(Video) Four Abraham Clark High School Seniors Sign Letters of Intent

ROSELLE, NJ - Abraham Clark High School seniors Adham Khalil, Quron Conway, Marvens Lormejuste and Craig McRae officially signed their binding national letters of intent to play football with their schools in the fall. All four played varsity with the Rams and have accepted scholarships to play at their respective four-year schools.

Adham will attend Lake Erie College in Ohio, Quron will ...

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 Roselle Comes in Third of 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 ...

Bowling: Evan Weinberg Union County Individual Tournament Champion for the Second Time

LINDEN, NJ – Sometimes history does repeat itself. Dayton’s Evan Weinberg was the top-seeded bowler in the UCT Individual Tournament just as he was in 2016.  Just like 2016, he went on to win the UCT Individual Title.

This time he faced the defending champion Luis Torres of Abraham Clark High School in Roselle.  Before getting to that match, Weinberg earned the ...

Boys Basketball: Johnson Crusaders Take Win Over Roselle Park Panthers

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders boys went back out on the road, looking to snap a two-game losing streak. With a dominant start, they took immediate control over the Roselle Park High School Panthers and never looked back, capturing the victory by a final score of 81-51 Tuesday night in Roselle Park.

Johnson took a 21-10 lead over Roselle Park after the ...

Wrestling: Roselle Park Panthers Celebrate Their 1000th Win

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Roselle Park Panthers are celebrating after winning one thousand games as a team on Friday evening. The win made them the fourth team in the country to achieve this feat.

As a courtesy, the Scotch Plains-Fanwood team agreed to give up its home match and allow the event to be held at the Roselle Park High School. To date, Paulsboro is the only other team in New ...

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