Sports

September 24, 2018

RAHWAY, NJ-  The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders varsity football team started Friday night's game with a 0-2 record following their home opener on September 7. The seniors knew it would be now-or-never to keep the team working hard and playing hard to get to a .500 record before the ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Abraham Clark's Rams are (2-0) in the season so far by winning their second straight game by defeating Hillside.   Ben Hais opened the scoring for Roselle in the second minute off a cross from Brayan Ramirez. Olivier Louis doubled the lead in the 38th minute again off a cross from ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The 2018 Soccer Opening Season begins this Thursday, September 6, for the Abraham Clark H.S Soccer Team. Senior Jaheem Hayles will lead the Rams team against Rahway at 4 p.m. on the Warinanco Park turf field off 3rd Ave.  The team was undefeated in preseason and is looking to build ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - One of the eight former Rutgers University football players facing charges from a credit card fraud scheme was released from jail today without bail after a brief court hearing in which the defendant appeared via a video connection from the county jail. Brendan Devera, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  - Fans going to Scarlet Knights football games will find a long list of ways to improve their game day this year, from the convenience of digital tickets, to opportunities for sideline passes to bottomless popcorn buckets, or maybe a healthier BBQ chicken and mushroom ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - One of the best Battle of the Badges to date was played this past Saturday afternoon as Roselle Police busted onto the scene and took the coveted trophy away from Roselle Fire by a score of 20-6, in the annual Battalion Chief Johnny Lynn Softball Game. The event now in its 4th year ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Casano Community Center will begin registration for the Roselle Park Volleyball League from August 1, through August 10. All games will be played in the Community Center’s backyard starting August 22, 2018. Registration is FREE for Roselle Park residents only. Residents ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Roselle Department of Recreation held their annual 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament this past Saturday.  Teams of all ages competed against each other 3 on 3 playing half court for a chance a winning a trophy for their team.  A food truck was at the court for refreshments and a ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Collectors can own a unique piece of New York Yankees history if they attend Joe Bodnar’s Sports Memorabilia Auction this weekend and are willing to dig deep in to their pockets. A pair of cleats worn by former New York Yankees relief pitcher Sparky Lyle in the early 1970s will ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The trash talk has begun! That’s right, It’s that time again for the “Battle of the Badges” in the Battalion Chief Johnny Lynn Annual Softball Game.  Roselle firemen have taken the coveted trophy three years straight. This year Roselle police officers will need to step up their ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - For all the critics of the athletics program at New Jersey’s largest public university, there are more than a dozen reasons to cheer for successes of the sports programs and teams on the playing fields, in classrooms and beyond. Here are 17 on the field and off the field ...

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CRANFORD – Student-athletes on the Union County College women’s and men’s track and field teams competed in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championship from May 10-12,  at Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica, New York. For the women’s ...

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CRANFORD - Seven of Union County College’s student-athletes received Arthur Ashe, Jr. Sports Scholar Awards, which is sponsored by the publication, “Diverse: Issue in Higher Education.” The award is given to honor students who have excelled in the classroom and in athletics. Legendary tennis hall ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Roselle PBA will be hosting their 2nd Annual Free Softball Clinic at Sylvester Land Field for all ages and skill levels. The clinic will be held on Tuesday, July 10. Youth ages 5 to 11 will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and ages 12 to 18 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  While the ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Roselle Park girls softball team took the group 1 championship on Saturday at Kean University. The team won 4-3 in extra innings (9 innings), against Gloucester. “They won a thrilling 4-3 extra inning game, said Councilman William Fahoury. “Congrats to Coach Fran ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield's Lady Cardinals ended their season undefeated with a 4-1 win at home over Roselle on Thursday. Arianna Diaz struck out 9 batters, and Karelis Acosta, with 2 hits, Kayla Brice, Keyla Francia, and Alondra Machado all contributed hits. Samantha Nieves, Amari Perez, ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Lady Lions, under the guidance of Head Coach Joe Skrec, captured their sixth championship in school history as the second seed winning the 2018 Union County Basketball Tournament Championship.  Union County Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados and Freeholders Angela R. Garretson ...

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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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ROSELLE, NJ - Take me out to the ball game! That what many residents will be doing this Saturday as the Roselle PBA hosts their 1st. Annual Charity Softball Tournament. The game is set for this Saturday, May 19 starting at 9 a.m. at Warinanco Park. The games will be held at fields 3,7 and 8. In ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Two members of Union Catholic's Class of 2018 gathered with their families, coaches, classmates, and school administrators for a special ceremony in the main lobby of the school on Friday morning to sign their National Letters of Intent. Josh Njoroge signed to play soccer at ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Jason Winters scattered six hits in pitching the shutout and Dominick Williams drove across two runs in Rahway's 8-0 baseball win over Roselle Catholic on Thursday at Veterans' Field. Winters threw 91 pitches in his complete game, striking out three and walking one for ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The offensive onslaught came to a screeching halt Tuesday. Seniors Jack Quinn and Anthony Santucci each had an RBI single apiece and senior Jeff Carrier continued his hot hitting with two singles and a run scored to pace Dayton in a 15-3 loss to Roselle Park in ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Andres Garcia, Jason Winters and Jayson Gonzalez knocked in three runs apiece to power Rahway's 13-0 baseball win over Roselle on Monday at Veterans' Field. Gonzalez collected three hits, including a double, and scored three runs in the 12-hit attack by Rahway (12-5). Winters ...

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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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CLARK, NJ - Luis Muller scored on a sacrifice fly off the bat of Jordan Becker, breaking the final tie in the bottom of the ninth to give Rahway a 10-9 baseball victory over Roselle Park on Tuesday at Arthur L. Johnson High. Rahway (8-5) was the home team, but the game was played at Johnson's ...

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WARREN, NJ - Sophomore Sophia Cicchetti fired a complete game shutout, giving up just four hits and striking out five as Watchung Hills toppled previously undefeated Roselle Park on Monday, 1-0. “This was a huge win for us today,” said WHRHS assistant coach Jeff Dealaman. “We have a really ...

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CLARK, NJ -  After a rough home loss to New Providence which featured their lone hit in the bottom of the seventh inning, the Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders took back to their home field to kick off play in the 2018 Union County Tournament with a first round game. The sixth-seeded ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Dayton faced Roselle Park on a cold and windy Monday afternoon at home and lost 9-3.  The Bulldogs are now 1-2 on the season. The Panthers led 4-0 after the top of the third inning.  The Bulldogs scored three runs in the bottom of the third inning and narrowed the lead to 4-3.  ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield's Lady Cardinals beat Roselle 16-9 on Thursday, opening day of the softball season. Senior Arianna Diaz gave up three hits and three walks, and struck out ten for the ...

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