Cranford football shut out for first time in 9 years; Sophomore QB Katz out with broken arm

Cougars seek to rebound in big Sept. 22 home-opener vs. red hot, 2-0 Rahway squad in Mid-State 38-Mountain Division action at Memorial Field

Something happened to the Cranford football team this past Friday night that had not happened in almost exactly nine years. What was so unique about its result at Mid-State 38 Conference-Mountain Division foe Voorhees? The Cougars were shut out for the first time since September of 2008. Cranford scored in 93 straight games before falling […]

MONDAY MORNING QUARTERBACK: Roselle Park 3-0 for first time since 2005; Johnson seeks first 3-0 start since 2007

Sophomore Sanborn impressing for Farmers; Westfield defense continues to stifle foes

Roselle Park is 3-0 for the first time since 2005. Johnson will attempt to get to 3-0 for the first time since 2007. Both are involved in big Mid-State 38 Conference undefeated division matchups scheduled to take place Friday night. Roselle Park is at Belvidere, with both at the top of the Union Division standings […]

Cranford boys’ soccer boots visiting Columbia for 3rd straight victory; LeDorze nets initial varsity goal off assist from West

Senior goalkeeper Rojo posts first shutout of season

CRANFORD – Cranford boys’ soccer coach Greg Campbell was not particularly pleased with his team’s performance. “The second half was one of the worst halves we’ve played,” said Campbell, in his sixth season at the helm of the Cranford Cougars. “We looked tired, we didn’t possess the ball, there was a delay in distribution and […]

Union football sparked by outstanding effort from senior Martin; Scores first 2 Farmer TDs in home-opening triumph over Plainfield

Sophomore quarterback Andrew Sanborn also stars, completing 10-of-15 passes for 122 yards, 1 TD and 6 first downs

UNION – Andy Martin could be considered very soft-spoken when it comes time to talk about his achievements. However, when he’s on the football field he’s a man on a mission. Plainfield found that out Friday night. Whether it was sprinting with the ball as a running back, catching it as a wide receiver or […]

Roselle Park – Union County’s first 2-0 football team – is 2-0 for the 3rd straight year

Panthers have also won their first 2 games for the 5th time in 6 seasons under head coach Terry Hanratty

Getting off to a good start after its first two games has been a Roselle Park trademark under sixth-year head football coach Terry Hanratty. For the fifth time in his six seasons at the helm of the Panthers, Hanratty has guided Roselle Park to a 2-0 start. This season’s version includes identical 33-7 scores over […]

Linden scores first, but Westfield football prevails once again behind trademark defense; Tigers also played well defensively

Linden junior Myers returns game's opening kickoff 85 yards for TD

WESTFIELD – Less than five minutes in two-time defending North 2, Group 5 state champion Westfield already committed three mistakes. The Blue Devils allowed Linden to return the game’s opening kickoff for a touchdown, sophomore quarterback Hank Shapiro had to fall on a bad snap for a 12-yard loss on Westfield’s first play of the […]

Johnson football sparked by Turek 3-TD performance in opening win over New Providence; Crusaders scored on all 7 possessions

Reached the end zone 4 times in 2nd half

CLARK – The visiting team hung tough the initial 24 minutes, first capitalizing on a turnover and second eventually moving the ball for a couple of first downs, including one made by the punter who saw open field and took advantage. The host squad knew it performed below its usual standards the first two quarters, […]

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