Tag Archive for high school basketball

Roselle Catholic Girls Team Claims County Title

Roselle Catholic Girls Team Claims County Title – The Roselle Catholic girls basketball team captured the Union County Championship last month. Pictured left to right are Chika Dunga, Anthonia Ajumobi, Meghan Faughnan, Melissa Tobie, Allison Skrec, Betina Petit, Kelly Hayes…

Injuries Give Senior Guard A Chance To Shine

By Jim Whelan Sacrifice, determination and hard work are the essentials for the success of every basketball player. On the hardwood, every player must understand their role. All five players must work together as a unit to achieve their goal…

Cicarell Tournament Preview

By Jim Whelan This week starts the Frank Cicarell Union County Boy’s Basketball Tournament. Here are this year’s top seeds: 1. St. Patrick’s is looking to defend their title. Since 1993, St. Pat’s has been a mainstay in the county…

Scotch Plains Hopes To Defend State Title

By Jim Whelan When people asked Scotch Plains head basketball coach Dan Doherty last year about how good his squad would be in the upcoming 2007-2008 season, with confidence the coach said “Yeah, we are going to be good.” Scotch…

High School Hosts Holiday Basketball Tournament

ELIZABETH—Benedictine Academy  in Elizabeth, along with the Benedictine Academy Parents Association, will host the “Dr. Rosemarie Battaglia Christmas Basketball Tournament” at the school, located at 840 North Broad Street in Elizabeth, on Dec. 26, 27 and 29. Basketball teams from…

High School Basketball Predictions

By Jim Whelan The 2008-2009 basketball season will tip off on Friday, Dec. 19.  Locally, the Union County heavyweights will square off against some of the state’s premiere teams in the Hoop Group Tip Off Classic.  This will be the…

2008 Union County All County Awards

by Jim Whelan 2007-2008-Player of the Year Desmond Wade It seems like he has been around forever, the only bad thing about Des’ departures is the Direct TV packages that Linden fans will have to get to watch him play…