Tag Archive for Jim Whelan

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…

Oratory Prep Looks To Get Out Of The Basement

By James Whelan The 2007 season started out with a wealth of possibilities and optimism for Oratory Prep.  Winning their Christmas tournament and taking a 4-5 record into the heart of the Mountain Valley season, Oratory looked like they might…

Inexperienced UCC Owls Have Scott Optimistic

by Jim Whelan Coach Joe Scott was very optimistic during the 2007-2008 season. With a veteran team and some new talent, Scott believed that the Union County College Owls could have been atop of the ECAC DIII Juco’s. Offense was…

Hanratty Works To Build Football Tradition

By Jim Whelan Governor Livingston coach Terry Hanratty is working to build a football tradition at the Union County school.  A proven winner, Hanratty knows what it takes. The 2008 campaign brings a lot of question marks and some uncertainty,…

Orr Wins With Soul

By Jim Whelan Former Elizabeth High School and Rutgers University standout Raheem Orr helped the Jon Bon Jovi Philadelphia Soul to its first-ever arena football championship. Orr was a three-year starter at Elizabeth High School and helped lead the Minutemen…