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 […]

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 […]

Union County Football Schedules 2012

By JR Parachini, Union County Sports Editor Here are the Union County football schedules for 2012, the new Mid-State 38 Conference division alignments and last year’s final Mid-State 39 Conference final standings and a list of the 2012 head coaches:   UNION FARMERS Sept. 7 Bridgewater-Raritan, 7 p.m. Sept. 14 at Elizabeth, 7 p.m. Sept. 28 […]

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