Sports

March 9, 2019

CRANFORD, NJ – A Union scholar-athlete has received the “Woman of the Year” Award at the annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day, held at Seton Hall University at an event on February 4. As the goalie for the College’s soccer team, Lauren Buchanan’s performance on the field strongly ...

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WALTHAM, MA - On February 15th, Stephanie Enweonwu, of Union, from the class of 2021 and the rest of the Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall Varsity Basketball team won the Independent Girls Conference Championship in a matchup against Waring School in Beverly, MA. The team finished the regular season 6-2 ...

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CLARK, NJ – Westfield spent the better part of the second quarter putting on a clinic in the fundamentals of a perfectly executed team basketball. But after the Blue Devils had built a 17-point lead, a foul-plagued third quarter seemed like it might never end for the Westfield girls. After ...

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UNION, NJ – With family, friends, teammates and schoolmates watching, two Union High School soccer players signed letters of intent on Tuesday with Caldwell University.  Nicole Alfano and Andre Vieira will both be heading to Caldwell in the fall. “We are extremely proud of these students, ...

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TOMS RIVER, N.J --  The Union Catholic boys track and field team, led by triple gold medalist Elijah Brown and double-winner Conor Reilly, put together a sensational performance when the Vikings placed second at Saturday's NJSIAA Non-Public A Track and Field Championships at the Bennett ...

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UNION, NJ – Sunday marked the first-ever NJSIAA Girls Wrestling Regional Tournament and a Union wrestler was there to take her place in history. By taking third place in her weight class, Sarah Ilori, a freshman, is headed to the inaugural girls state championship in Atlantic City. Ilori ...

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TOMS RIVER, NJ -- The Union Catholic girls track and field team put an exclamation point on another undefeated season with a historic performance at Saturday's NJSIAA Non-Public A Track and Field Championships at the Bennett Center. The Vikings received contributions from 13 different athletes ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Freeholder Chair Bette Jane Kowalski, Vice Chair Al Mirabella and Freeholders Sergio Granados and Kimberly Palmieri-Mouded joined Union County Baseball Association President Jim Iozzi in congratulating the new members inducted into the Union County Baseball Hall of Fame during ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. --  Union Catholic, led by Jaheim Tanksley, Matt Tracey, and Gio Phillip, defeated Westfield, 76-68, in the first round of the Union County Tournament on Wednesday night.  With the victory, fifth-seeded Union Catholic advanced to take on fourth-seeded St. Mary's, ranked No.

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. --  Isaiah Hill and Nahshon Battle each scored 20 points and Gio Phillip and Elijah Barlow had strong games to spark the Union Catholic boys basketball team to a 66-48 victory over Koinonia in the first round of the Union County Tournament on Friday night.  Hill, a sophomore, ...

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UNION, NJ - The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders and the Union High School Farmers took to the floor, with both teams looking to try and get back in the win column. After the game was tied coming out of halftime, it was the Farmers who got the offensive rhythm going in the 16 minutes ...

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STATEN ISLAND, NY --  Elijah Brown ran one of the fastest 600 meter times in state history to help lead the Union Catholic boys to the B Division team title at Sunday's New Jersey Catholic Track Conference Championships at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex. Brown, a junior, won the 600 ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS — The 14-0 first quarter run put together by Union Catholic was so powerful and clinical, that it was the type of game-changing stretch that can truly derail an opponent into oblivion.  However, Union, the opponent that had to endure it, is a resilient and scrappy bunch. Despite ...

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TOMS RIVER, NJ -- The Union Catholic girls left no doubt that they are still the top program in the state after putting together the most dominant performance in meet history at Thursday's Non-Public A Relay Championships at the Bennett Center. For the second straight year, the UC girls won all ...

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CLARK, NJ- The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders girls varsity basketball team returned to their home floor, looking for a rebound win after a crushing 38-37 loss to Jonathan Dayton HS in overtime. Standing in their way was the Union High School Farmers as the two teams duked it out on the ...

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UNION — What started out as a close and tightly-contested back-and-forth dialogue between Union and Elizabeth turned around real quickly Thursday.  Union had its home Louis Rettino Gymnasium rocking after a scintillating start against one of the best teams in the state, but highly-touted ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 www.unionsoccer.org.   For the Boys Senior and Girls Seniors ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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PATERSON, N.J. -- The Union Catholic boys basketball team used a balanced scoring effort to defeat Pope John, 68-58, in the semifinal round of Paterson Charter Christmas Tournament on Friday night in Paterson. It's the third straight win for the 3-1 Vikings, who advanced to play Teaneck in the ...

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UNION — It was a tremendously resurgent football season for Union this fall, and it’s hard to imagine where the Farmers would’ve been without Michel Lucien.  The star two-way senior was integral to both the Farmers’ offense and defense, and has been rightfully recognized for his gridiron efforts ...

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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. --  Myles Plummer, who shattered a school record, and Conor Reilly and Elijah Brown were all double winners to spark the Union Catholic boys track and field team to victory in its season opener on Friday at the Essex County Coaches Invitational at the Ocean Breeze Athletic ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. -- Union Catholic, led by Jaheim Tanskley and Nahshon Battle, defeated Westfield 66-52 in the home opener for the Vikings on Wednesday night. Tanksley scored a game-high 22 points and Battle had 19 as the Vikings, ranked 20th in New Jersey, used a big second quarter run on ...

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