Mannix a semifinalist for college FB award

KENILWORTH — Holy Cross senior strong safety Tom Mannix of Kenilworth, a 2009 Brearley graduate, has been selected as one of 147 semifinalists for the 2012 William V. Campbell Trophy endowed by HealthSouth – formerly known as the Draddy Trophy – as announced by the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame. Mannix and […]

Union County Tournament — Boys Soccer Schedule

Union County Tournament — Boys Soccer Schedule

FIRST ROUND – SATURDAY, OCT. 6 12-Plainfield at 5-Summit 14-Dayton/11-Union winner vs. 19-Roselle/6-Hillside winner at the higher seed 10-Johnson at 7-Cranford 15-Union Catholic/9-Linden vs. 8-Brearley at the higher seed TOP FOUR SEEDS RECEIVE BYE INTO QUARTERFINALS 1-Scotch Plains-Fanwood – defending champion 2-Westfield – 2010 champion 3-Governor Livingston 4-Elizabeth – 2008 champion PRELIMINARY ROUND SATURDAY – […]

Linden standout RH Santiago will play college ball at Adelphi

To sign his letter-of-intent in November

Linden senior TJ Santiago, a starting varsity pitcher for the Tigers since his freshman season, will continue pitching on the collegiate level at Adelphi University in Garden City, N.Y. Santiago, with a career varsity record of 11-6 and an ERA this past season under 2.00, gave the Division 2 school a verbal commitment Friday. Santiago […]

Bost has a big day for Rahway football

Lifts Indians to dominating triumph over Scotch Plains

Bost has a big day for Rahway football

RAHWAY – There wasn’t much of anything that Rahway couldn’t do offensively vs. Scotch Plains last Saturday afternoon. The Indians, led by junior quarterback Jeff Bost and junior running back Gabril Gross, scored on their first four drives, averaging 74 yards. It was text book offense.Rahway received the necessary blocking, with running backs Gross, senior […]

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 […]