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Local Union Baseball Player Among Those to Be Honored at Annual “Hot Stove” Awards Dinner, with Special Guest Speaker: Dwight “Doc” Gooden

January 14, 2019

CLARK, NJ – A former Union High School All-State second baseman is one of four new members who will be inducted into the Union County Baseball Hall of Fame at the Union County Baseball Association’s 83rdannual Hot Stove League Dinner on Sunday, February 10.

Walter Podgurski of Union, was an All-State second baseman for the Farmers.  He went on to play for the University ...

Arthur L. Johnson HS Holds 5th Annual Crusader Classic Shot Put Meet

CLARK, NJ - The 5th Annual Crusader Classic Shot Put Meet was held on Thursday, January 11, at Arthur L. Johnson High School. Throwers from Union High School and all over Union County and the State participated in the event in preparation for the upcoming NJSIAA Championships.

The meet featured twelve schools and was organized and orchestrated by ALJ Assistant Track and Field ...

Boys Basketball: Balanced Attack Leads Union Catholic to Victory Over Union

UNION, N.J. -- The Union Catholic boys basketball team, ranked No. 16 in the state, used a complete team effort to defeat Union, 59-43, at Union High School on Thursday afternoon.

UC, coming off a triple overtime loss to No. 9 ranked Elizabeth on Tuesday, improved its record to 8-2 overall and 1-1 in the conference.

The Vikings spread the wealth in their first victory at Union in ...

Track & Field: Union Catholic Girls Run Fastest 4x400 Time in The Nation This Season at Millrose Trials

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- The Union Catholic girls 4x400 meter relay team blew up the track on Wednesday night by burning a 3:50.93, the fastest time in the nation this season, to win the Suburban Division race, and Conor Reilly won the boys pole vault at the Millrose Games Trials at the 168th Street Armory.

With the victory, the 4x400 team automatically qualified for the 112th ...

Boys Soccer: Four Farmers Make SCANJ Central 1 All-State Teams

UNION — It was a year of revitalization for Union boys’ soccer, and those who helped the program complete one of the greatest single-season turnarounds in history have been rightfully recognized. 

Four Farmers were honored to the Soccer Coaches Association of New Jersey Central 1, All-State teams this weekend, culminating an undefeated (16-0-4) season just one year removed ...

Registration for Union Soccer Extended Until Jan. 12

UNION, NJ - The Union Soccer Club is extending the registration for the 2019 Winter Indoor Rec Soccer Season until January 12.  The season will now start on January 19 and go through March 9 (8 weeks).  

Registration is available at  

For the Boys Senior and Girls Seniors Divisions (6th through 8th grade) the games will be on ...

Boys Basketball: Scotch Plains-Fanwood Stuns Union on Williams' 3-Point Buzzer Beater

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The final seconds of Scotch Plains-Fanwood's game against Union on Saturday, Jan. 5, felt like a sports movie script with a Hollywood ending. But the game indeed was for real, and Jayson Williams' desperation three-pointer won the game, sending the hometown team and their supporters into a frenzy.

With just two seconds left on the clock, Williams, ...

Morristown Girls’ Basketball Defense Dominates Union

UNION, NJ- The Colonials improved to 3-5 on the season Saturday after a 45-13 route over Union at Union High School. Morristown’s stingy defense and full court press caused havoc, creating a lot of turnovers and easy baskets going the other way.

“I think that our girls are playing hard and the effort is there,” said coach Jim Pisciotto. “Our team is still learning, ...

Girls Basketball: Peralta And Johnson Lead Union Catholic over Scotch Plains

SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J, -- The Union Catholic girls basketball team, led by Daniela Peralta and Madison Johnson, defeated Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 64-38, on Thursday afternoon at Scotch Plains. 

In a dominating effort from the Vikings, who jumped out to a 21-8 first quarter lead and led 38-20 at the half, the ball movement was fantastic and scoring came from multiple players as ...

Boys Basketball: Union Catholic Wins Paterson Charter Christmas Tournament, Battle Named MVP

PATERSON, N.J. --  Union Catholic, led by Tournament MVP Nahshon Batttle, Jaheim Tanksley, and Justin Archer, defeated Teaneck 78-70 to win the Paterson Charter Christmas Tournament on Sunday night in Paterson.

It's the fourth straight victory for the red hot Vikings, who are now 4-1 on the season.

Battle, a senior guard, capped off his MVP performance by scoring 12 ...


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Track and Field: Union Catholic Boys Run Sizzling US #3 Time at Lavino Relays

January 14, 2019

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. --  Union Catholic's sprint medley relay team went to the Lavino Relays on Saturday with one goal in mind. To drop a red hot time.

That's exactly what they did as the Vikings burned a 3:34.35, the third fastest time in the nation this season by a high school boys team, to finish first. UC finished just ahead of runner-up Lawrenceville, second in ...