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May 17, 2022

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Kyle McKenna surpassed 100 career goals when the Union Catholic boys lacrosse team celebrated Senior Day with a 10-3 victory over Parsippany on Thursday in Scotch Plains. McKenna, a senior who came into the game with 96 career goals, scored his fourth goal of the game with ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic will once again be offering several exciting summer sports camps and educational programs this summer. The educational programs being offered are: Chinese Culture, Speech & Debate Program, College Application Boot Camp, Robotics, Art Journaling ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Tenth-seeded Union scored two runs in the top of the eighth inning to come away with a 7-5 baseball victory over seventh-seeded Scotch Plains-Fanwood in the first round of the Union County Tournament on Saturday. Aiden Bairdi made a game-saving defensive play in the bottom ...

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UNION, NJ - Think you still got it?  The Union Little League Cooperstown-Bound Union Blaze is hosting a Home Run Derby, so you can test your skills and support the league. The event will be held on Saturday, June 4, at Biertuempfel Field #5, Winslow Avenue.  Check in is 6:30 p.m.; the derby ...

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UNION, NJ -- The Union boys volleyball team advanced in the Union County Tournament semifinals with a 25-21, 25-20 victory over Summit on Wednesday. Malik Dickerson had a team-leading 18 digs and also made three kills for Union (13-4). Jahaan Wray led the Farmers in blocks with four and also had ...

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UNION, NJ -- The Union softball team is headed to the final four. The Farmers dispatched of Westfield, 8-2, in the Union County Tournament quarterfinals on Monday, scoring three runs in the fourth inning and five in the fifth inning. Kaiya Simpkins went 2-for-2 with a home run and five RBI ...

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UNION, NJ -- Before playing in the Union County Tournament semifinals Wednesday, the Union softball team tuned up with a 12-2 victory over Rahway on Tuesday. Union (12-7) scored eight runs in the second inning to take a 10-0 lead. Kailey McDonough went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and Anabella ...

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UNION, NJ -- The Union boys volleyball team advanced in the opening round of the Union County Tournament with a 25-8, 25-16 victory over Plainfield. Jayden Reilly blocked a team-high nine balls to go with two digs and one kill for Union (12-4). Alexander Boulin led the team in kills with ...

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UNION, NJ -- The Union baseball program honored its six 12th-graders in ceremonies with their families on Senior Night, but the Farmers' bid for a dramatic seventh-inning comeback fell just short as they lost to A.L. Johnson, 5-4, Thursday evening. Union trailed, 5-2, going to the bottom of the ...

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UNION, NJ -- Alexa Liquori was dominant in pitching a two-hitter and the Union softball team advanced in the second round of the Union County Tournament with a 10-0 victory over New Providence on Thursday. Liquori struck out 15 batters in six innings and did not allow a walk. At the plate, she ...

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UNION, NJ -- Two close matches both went Union's way and the Farmers' boys volleyball team came up with a 25-21, 25-22 victory over Bridgewater-Raritan on Wednesday. Alexander Boulin collected nine kills, one block and seven digs, and Faraz Bhatti had a team-high 24 assists to go with three ...

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UNION, NJ -- Alexa Liquori pitched a three-hitter and struck out 16 batters to lead Union to a 6-2 softball victory over Roselle Park on Tuesday. Liquori struck out 16 batters and walked two in seven innings for Union (9-7). The Farmers scored three runs in the third inning and three in the ...

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UNION, NJ -- The Union boys volleyball team survived a tough battle with Elizabeth to win, 25-14, 18-25, 25-19, on Monday. Malik Dickerson led Union (9-4) with 33 digs and also had five kills. Alexander Boulin totaled 11 kills, one block and 14 digs for the Farmers. Nathaniel Thompson came ...

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CLARK, NJ -- The Union softball team came out on the short end of a pitchers' duel, losing to A.L. Johnson, 2-1, on Monday. Alexa Liquori of Union allowed two runs in six innings pitched. She yielded seven hits and struck out nine batters. Union (8-7) led, 1-0, until the Crusaders scored ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- After leading by five runs early, and then trailing by four later, the Union baseball team made a comeback, but ended up losing, 10-9, to Gov. Livingston in the bottom of the seventh inning on Wednesday. The Farmers (3-10) scored five runs in the top of the second inning, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ -- After losing a close first match, the Union boys volleyball team came back to take the next two to win, 21-25, 25-18, 25-19, over Summit on Monday. Nathaniel Thompson finished with 15 kills, two blocks and five digs; and Alexander Boulin collected 12 kills, one block and eight digs ...

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KEARNY, NJ -- The Union softball team came away with a sweep in its appearance in the Kearny Tournament, defeating Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 5-1, and Union Catholic, 11-3, on Saturday. Alexa Liquori pitched a one-hitter with 12 strikeouts and five walks against Scotch Plains-Fanwood. Anabella ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ -- Looking to start a winning streak after a close victory over Dayton the day before, the Union baseball team wasn't able to muster a consistent attack against junior right-hander Ashton Donovan of South Plainfield. The Farmers were shut out until the sixth inning and ended ...

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UNION, NJ -- The Union baseball team scored all its runs in the second inning and hung on for a 3-2 victory over Dayton on Thursday. Aiden Baiardi's three-run double accounted for all the Farmers's runs following a walk to Matthew Perrotto and singles by Dylan Couto and Michael ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- Union scored a run in the top of the eighth inning for a 6-5 softball victory over Dayton on Wednesday. Winning pitcher Alexa Liquori went 4-for-5 with a triple and an RBI and struck out 17 batters (with two walks) in eight innings pitched. Bridie Orsini went 3-for-3 with a ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ -- Alexa Liquori struck out 17 batters to lead Union to a 3-0 softball victory over Brearley on Saturday. Liquori allowed four total hits and walked one batter. Union (5-1) scored single runs in the third, sixth and seventh inning. Arianna Alvarado drove in two of the runs with ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ -- Columbia scored four runs on just two hits in the third inning and went on to post a 7-4 baseball victory over Union on Friday. The Farmers (2-6) were playing their fourth game in five days. Union's pitching has generally been a strength in an inconsistent early season, and the ...

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UNION, NJ -- Alexa Liquori pitched a one-hitter to lift Union to a 3-0 softball victory over Arthur L. Johnson on Thursday. Liquori struck out 16 batters and walked two. The Farmers (4-1) scored all their runs in the bottom of the fifth inning. Anabella Farinha hit a two-run single and Alexa ...

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UNION, NJ -- Union scored in the bottom of the ninth inning for a 3-2 softball victory over Union Catholic on Thursday. Union (3-1) scored single runs in the first and second innings, then went scoreless over the next six innings before delivering the walk-off victory in the ninth. Kailey ...

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CLARK, NJ -- The Union baseball team received strong pitching from Bryan Saiboo and recorded a 4-1 victory over Arthur L. Johnson Tuesday afternoon. Saiboo pitched 6 1/3 innings, allowed five hits and one run, struck out five and walked three to earn the victory. Gabriel Gobbi got the last two ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Union improved to 4-1 with its win over Plainfield (25-12, 25-18) on Monday, while the Cardinals fall to 1-3 overall. The Cardinals' Jahmir Chandler had 4 kills, while Derick Aguirre had 4 kills and 2 digs. Kevin Nataren added another 4 digs. Derek Lopez had 7 assists, with ...

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UNION, NJ - “It’s spring and that means its time for baseball,” said Jim DiGiovanni, a member of the Board of Directors of Union Little Leage, at Opening Day on Saturday at Hall Stadium. The event celebrated the league’s 69th season. “I know every mom, dad, aunt, uncle, grandma and grandpa, and ...

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DOVER, NJ -- The Union boys volleyball team came away with a 25-11, 25-19 victory over Dover Friday afternoon in Morris County. Nathaniel Thompson collected 15 kills and eight digs for the Farmers (3-1), following up his fine basketball season with a strong effort in volleyball. Alexander ...

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UNION, NJ -- The Union boys volleyball team came through with a 25-11, 25-16 victory over Westfield on Wednesday. Nathaniel Thompson collected 11 kills and three digs for the Farmers (2-1), who got three blocks and a kill from Mike Opont. Alexander Boulin had seven kills and three digs; Malik ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ -- In three close matches, the Union boys volleyball team came away with a 23-25, 25-21, 25-22 victory over Elizabeth on Monday. Nathaniel Thompson finished with 15 kills, 13 digs and six service points, and Alexander Boulin collected 11 kills and eight digs for the Farmers ...

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