Rahway at Cranford Sept. 21 has makings of fine Union County grid clash; Host Cougars seeking 3-0 start

Visiting Indians coming off 35-7 triumph at 2-0 Voorhees

When Cranford hosted Rahway last year the Cougars were 0-2 and in desperate need of a victory if they were to qualify for the playoffs for a seventh straight season. Cranford (2-0, 2-0) hosts Rahway (1-1, 1-1) again Friday night at 7 in a Mid-State 36 Conference-Mountain Division clash at Memorial Field. Last year Rahway […]

Summit football dominates Warren Hills in Sept. 15 home-opener to improve to 2-0

SUMMIT – The Summit football team, which concluded last year with a rare back-to-back losses sequence at Tatlock Field to finish 6-4, was anything but beatable in Saturday’s home-opener. The Hilltoppers, who return nine starters on offense and seven on defense, defeated visiting Warren Hills 45-8 in Mid-State 36 Conference-Raritan Division play. Summit, which improved […]

Union County football this weekend includes 8 games Sept. 14 and 3 Sept. 15; Elizabeth and New Providence are home and both seeking first 3-0 starts since 2015

Westfield out to bounce back from a loss for first time since Thanksgiving 2014

Union County football this weekend – 8 games on Friday night, Sept. 14 and 3 on Saturday, Sept. 15 – has not been affected by the week-long rain. Story lines include: In a Mid-State 36 Conference-Union Division clash at Ward Field in Kenilworth it will be the Dayton Bulldogs (0-1) facing the host Brearley Bears […]

Cranford girls’ soccer tops Union in home-opener; Murray, Butler, Korzeneski notch goals for Cougars

Kayla Velosa-Lima scores for Farmers

CRANFORD – You have to put the ball in the net. Dominating field possession or dominating the game or any kind of dominance at all is well and fine, but if you don’t put the ball in the net it doesn’t matter. The Union girls’ soccer team – ranked among the best in the state […]

Elizabeth, New Providence football both 2-0 for first time in 3 years; Hillside on 5-game winning streak

Senior RB George starred for Linden in win that snapped Westfield's 37-game winning streak

For the first time since 2015, Elizabeth and New Providence are 2-0. For the first time since 2014, Hillside is 1-0 and Westfield is 0-1. Westfield still has a good team and will win its share of games. The Blue Devils saw their second-longest winning streak – that of 37 games which included three straight […]

Linden football tops Westfield 14-7 to even record at 1-1; Marshall throws TD pass to Petit-Homme, George rushes for 190 yards and 1 TD

LINDEN – The Linden football team defeated Westfield 14-7 Friday night to even its record at 1-1. Westfield entered with a 37-game winning streak and fell to 0-1. Westfield’s previous loss was at Linden four years ago in the North 2, Group 5 playoffs by the score of 14-6. Linden scored on its first possession […]

Westfield head football coach Jim DeSarno’s thoughts on his 2018 Blue Devils moments before their first game at Linden tonight – Friday, Sept. 7

After speaking on the phone with Westfield football head coach Jim DeSarno this afternoon – Friday, Sept. 7 – here are his thoughts on his 2018 Blue Devils as they are moments away from opening their season at Linden tonight at 7. Westfield enters with a 37-game winning streak that includes three straight North 2, […]

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