Union SC Crimson Tide U-17 girls’ win first 2 matches in US Club Soccer Nationals competition in Westfield, Ind.; Top teams from Texas and Minnesota

The Union SC Crimson Tide U-17 girls’ soccer team that captured the Mid-Atlantic Regional championship held in Somerset on June 29 got off to a fine start in the US Club Soccer Nationals it advanced to, which were held July 21-24 in Westfield, Ind. Union won both of the matches it played Friday, July 21 before falling […]

MVP Oblachinski leads Union County All-Stars to come-from-behind Snapple Bowl triumph; Guides winning team to 2 key 4th quarter TD drives

Cranford's Bakie, Roselle's Stephens, Johnson's Fischetti, Rahway's Anderson score UC TDs

UNION – After leading at the half – a longer than usual intermission caused by a lightning delay – and also ahead going into the final 15 minutes, the Union County All-Stars had to sort of re-invent themselves in order to come out on top again. The Middlesex County All-Stars finally got into the end […]

All-Star QBs Hairston III of Roselle and Oblachinski of Cranford seek to guide Union County squad into end zone often; Snapple Bowl XXIV kicks off July 20 at Kean

Proceeds benefit Edison-based Lakeview School, a program of the New Jersey Institute for Disabilities, and the Children’s Specialized Hospital in Mountainside

UNION – Gerald Hairston III led the Roselle Rams to a Union County-best 495 points. Brian Oblachinski guided the Cranford Cougars to the third most points of any Union County squad last year, 358. Repeat North 2, Group 5 champion Westfield was second with 378. Union County’s All-Star quarterbacks hope to lead their football team […]

Dayton baseball standout Wuest continues to show positive signs in his rehab following emergency surgery

Dayton baseball coach Mike Abbate’s latest visit to Kessler to see the progress infielder Adam Wuest is making left him with nothing but positive things to say. “He’s doing a lot better and is now up on a walker,” said Abbate, moments after his Monday, July 17 excursion to West Orange. “He’s able to balance […]

Union SC Crimson Tide U-17 girls’ soccer team captures regional championship; Next is the nationals, scheduled for July 21-24 in Westfield, Ind.

After having to come back from deficits in three straight qualifying matches, the Union SC Crimson Tide U-17 girls’ soccer team saved its most dominant play for the championship game en route to advancing to the nationals. On Thursday (June 29) morning at PDA Soccer Complex in Somerset, the Crimson Tide blanked Maryland Rush NPL by […]

Cranford’s Shriner comes through in the clutch to deliver game-winning RBI-single for Essex-Union squad; Inaugural Underclassmen All-Star Game at Kean vs. Middlesex a success

Stephen Reid of Governor Livingston bangs out two hits and drives in a run

UNION – A big part of being a Cranford baseball player is realizing what the situation calls for. James Shriner didn’t expect to be up with the game tied and two outs in the bottom of the ninth, but he was more than ready to make something positive happen when he did. With runners on […]

Roselle talented running back Byrd hopes to soar for North in June 26 Phil Simms All-Star Classic at Kean; South leads series 18-17-2

When Isiah Byrd was given the ball you better have been paying attention. Because if you weren’t, there was a good chance you were going to miss a Roselle touchdown. An electrifying 6-point Ram jaunt to the end zone. That was his job last fall. The senior tailback didn’t disappoint. Byrd (5-9, 205) had one […]

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