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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…

St. Pat’s Defeats Elizabeth In County Tournament

By Jim Whelan After a five year absence from the Union County Finals, the Elizabeth Minutemen made it back this year. The Minutemen beat #4 state-ranked Plainfield convincingly 88-78 during last Wednesday’s night semi-final match-up at the Elizabeth Dunn Center.…

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…

New Providence Looks To Settle Some Scores

By Jim Whelan Tiger Woods coined the phrase, “If I am not getting better, than I’m getting worse.” New Providence head boys basketball coach Art Cattano can relate, having the same philosophical approach to his team and the game of…