Union County teams are eager for upcoming football season to begin

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The first day of official high school football practice in New Jersey, with shoulder pads, is now less than two weeks away: Wednesday, Aug. 10. That means teams can scrimmage one week later, with most of the 17 Union County football-playing schools slated to compete in their first scrimmages on Wednesday, […]

New GL football coach looks to turn team around

New GL football coach looks to turn team around

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ — There are only three football-playing schools in Union County that have not won a state championship in the playoff era, which began in 1974. Governor Livingston High School is one of them, and first-year head coach Pete Ramiccio’s ultimate goal is to knock that number down to two. Ramiccio, who was hired […]

Former top Brearley wrestler dies at age 33

Former top Brearley wrestler dies at age 33

KENILWORTH, NJ — Jesse Boyden was one of the nicest, coolest, respectful and well-spoken athletes with whom I ever had the privilege of conversing. To hear of his death last week was a shock. One of the best athletes ever to come out of Union County and one of the all-time greatest student-athletes that David […]

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