Scenes from Hillside football’s first game on its new field turf; Comets dominant in 39-10 win over Cranford

Comet standout senior RB Ugwu, with Temple there watching, scores first TD on first quarter, 40-yard run down right sideline

HILLSIDE – Hillside came through big-time in its first game on its new field turf field, dominating Cranford 39-10 on Friday afternoon, Oct. 26. Scoring touchdowns in the first half for the Comets, who improved to 8-0 and will be the top seed in defending last year’s Central Jersey, Group 2 title, were seniors Brian […]

Union County Tournament champions here; Cross country is Oct. 24, girls’ volleyball Oct. 26 and girls’ and boys’ soccer finals TBA

UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENT 2018 CHAMPIONS: GIRLS’ TENNIS: Westfield and Kent Place – Kent Place repeats. GYMNASTICS: Cranford wins for 3rd straight year. FIELD HOCKEY: Oak Knoll wins for 9th straight year. CROSS COUNTRY: Wednesday, Oct. 24 at Warinanco Park Westfield is the defending champion for boys’ and girls’. GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL: Friday, Oct. 26 at Kean […]

A look at Hillside’s new field turf football field

HILLSIDE – Here is a look at Hillside’s new field turf football field. The Comets (7-0) will host Cranford (5-2) Saturday, Oct. 27 at 1 p.m. for the first game that will be played on it. Hillside has won a Union County-leading 11 straight games. Hillside’s last loss was at Cranford Friday night, Oct. 27, […]

Big UCT day at Johnson Oct. 20; Field hockey final first, followed by girls’ soccer and then boys’ soccer semifinals

This Saturday, Oct. 20 will be a busy day concerning Union County Tournaments at Johnson High School’s Nolan Field in Clark. First at noon will be the field hockey final pitting Summit schools Kent Place, the third seed, vs. top-seeded Oak Knoll. Oak Knoll has won the most titles, including the last eight. Oak Knoll […]

Off-duty Hillside cop killed in Linden crash

LINDEN, NJ — An off-duty Hillside police officer was killed and another person seriously injured in an early morning automobile crash Oct. 15 that closed U.S. Routes 1 & 9 in Linden in both directions for more than six hours. Hillside Police Officer Giovanni Esposito, 30, who joined the Hillside Police Department in November 2017, […]

UCTs information here, with girls’ soccer semifinals and Oct. 20 field hockey final still to be scheduled

UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENTS BOYS’ SOCCER: QUARTERFINALS: Saturday, Oct. 13 Elizabeth 3, Plainfield 2 Union 1, Elizabeth 0 Scotch Plains 2, Roselle 0 Westfield 3, Cranford 2 SEMIFINALS: Saturday, Oct. 20 At Johnson 3-Westfield vs. 2-Scotch Plains, 5:30 p.m. 4-Union vs. 1-Elizabeth, 7:30 p.m. FINAL: Saturday, Oct. 27 Semifinal winners, TBA GIRLS’ SOCCER: QUARTERFINALS: Saturday, Oct. […]

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