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Girls Basketball: McNulty and Johnson Spark Union Catholic to 3rd Straight Win

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The Union Catholic girls basketball team improved to 6-2 with a 44-21 victory over Linden on Thursday. Credits: Jim Lambert
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LINDEN, NJ -- The freshmen duo of  Erin McNulty and Madison Johnson combined for 32 points to lead the Union Catholic girls to a 44-21 victory over Linden on Thursday in Linden.

McNulty led the way for the Vikings with 17 points and Johnson scored 15.

It's the third straight victory for the Vikings as UC improved to 6-2 on the season and 4-0 on the road.

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UC jumped out to a big lead with a 17-2 run in the first quarter and built a 29-5 lead at halftime.

The Vikings will be back in action on Saturday vs. Hillside when Union Catholic hosts a basketball reunion. The girls JV plays at 10:30 and the varsity game is scheduled for noon.

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Send a Message to Nick Scutari and His Cronies: Corruption Has No Place in Union County

July 19, 2018

Dear Editor:

The Union County Freeholders’ decision to appoint State Senator and newly-elected Union County Democratic Chairman, Nick Scutari’s chief of staff, Ed Oatman as County Manager smelled of corruption from the start.

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July 20, 2018

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