Can Summit extend a regular season winning streak to 31?

Will attempt at North Plainfield tomorrow

Can Summit extend a regular season winning streak to 31?

CRANFORD – Can the Summit Hilltoppers – after consecutive close calls – continue their school record regular season winning streak this weekend? Summit has now won 30 straight regular season games. Summit is preparing for a North Plainfield team it will face tomorrow night at 7 at North Plainfield’s Krausche Field on Route 22 East. […]

Badgley leads Hilltoppers to come-from-behind win

Gridiron thriller sees Summit top Crusaders

SUMMIT— Mike Badgley serves many imporant roles as a key member of theSummitfootball team. He is a running back, a wide receiver, a defensive back, the team’s kicker on kickoffs and the squad’s placekicer when it comes to making important extra points and field goals. Last Saturday he did it all for the host Hilltoppers, […]

Summit at Cranford football battle of 2-0 conference foes

First place in Raritan Division on the line

Summit at Cranford football battle of 2-0 conference foes

CRANFORD— The visiting team will enter Memorial Field tomorrow night with a school-record 29-game regular season winning streak. Three of those victories came against the home team. The home team leads allUnionCountysquads with a five-game winning streak. The visiting team won a third straight division title last year after beating the home team. The home […]

Roselle Park girls’ tennis sees competition improve

Is in more challenging Mountain Division

By JR Parachini Sports Editor After winning the Union County Conference’s Valley Division championship the past two years, the Roselle Park girls’ tennis team knew it would have an even more challenging schedule this season after moving up to the Mountain Division. “We belong in the Mountain Division, so we’re ready for some tougher competition,” […]

Union football step behind a speedy Elizabeth offense

Minutemen score quick for a dominating win

By JR Parachini, Sports Editor ELIZABETH– It wasn’t beauty that killed the beast. It was speed that killed the Farmers. In an early-season division showdown that featured the two best teams inUnionCountyand two of the top-ranked teams in the state, it was the home team Minutemen making the biggest statement. Elizabeth, behind the speedy running […]

Groundbreaking ceremony new era

Athletic Turf Complex for JD

The Springfield Board of Education, in collaboration with the Springfield Town Council, held a groundbreaking ceremony last Friday morning for the new Athletic Turf Complex which will be located on the campus of Dayton High School, 139 Mountain Ave. School and town officials, along with students from all of the Springfield schools, celebrated the commencement […]

Rahway starts strong with convincing opening victory

Visiting Hillside has positives to build on  By JR Parachini, Sports Editor RAHWAY – Justin Becker, as a team captain and returning two-way starter, realized the importance of his football team getting out to a good start. “We worked hard all week to come out here and play well,” Becker said. Rahway was efficient offensively, […]

Union vs. Elizabeth pits the county’s top ranked teams

By JR Parachini,  Sports Editor UNION- Last year they met for the first of two times in Week Six, withUnioncoming off one of its most heartbreaking defeats – a last-play-of-the-game 37-35 setback atWestfield. Elizabethcame toUnionthe next weekend, sky high and with a perfect 5-0 mark. Forty eight minutes of football later and the Minutemen were […]

Cranford football a defending state champ for the first time

By JR Parachini,  Sports Editor For the first time in program history theCranfordfootball team is a defending state champion. Now the Cougars go from the glory of that victory last Dec. 3 to the harsh realization that last year was last year and this is a whole new season. “People are used to us being […]

Twilighters men’s softball captures senior league title

Backing up a fine record with a title. The Twilighters captured the 2012 Morris/Essex Tuesday Senior Softball League crown. They finished a stellar championship season with an impressive record of 21-5. The league consists of 10 teams in two divisions and has over 150 players. All of the players are age 60 and older. The […]