Roselle Park junior varsity football hosts Bergen County Tech Sept. 28; Will also be home to Highland Park Oct. 12

The Roselle Park junior varsity football team will host Bergen County Tech tonight (Sept. 28) at 7 at Herm Shaw Field, with senior Patrick Gergich to be the starting quarterback for the Panthers. Roselle Park’s JV team is 3-0, with wins at Wood-Ridge and home against Hillside and Johnson. According to Roselle Park head coach […]

Union County football has 8 games Sept. 28 and 4 more on Sept. 29; New Providence seeks 5-0, Hillside 4-0

Union at South Brunswick battle of 3-1 Group 5 schools

Union County football this weekend – Friday, Sept. 28 and Saturday, Sept. 29 – consists of eight games Friday and four more on Saturday. Roselle will now be hosting South Hunterdon Friday night at Rahway River Park instead of Metuchen. “Our numbers are down, we aim to get healthy and plan on playing at Bishop […]

Hillside football at Bernards in battle of 3-0 squads; Top teams in Mid-State’s Valley Division feature potent offenses

And stingy defenses

Last year Hillside went on the road after qualifying in Central Jersey, Group 2 for the first time and was victorious all three playoff games. Head coach Barris Grant dubbed his Comets “Road Warriors” after Hillside won at undefeated South River, at Johnson (a team it lost to in the regular season) and then defeated […]

Rahway defense excels, offense finds way in second half; Indians produce first shutout win in 5 years

Moore, Pendleton, Arribas score TDs in 22-0 triumph

CRANFORD – A year ago on the same field Rahway held Cranford to zero points in the first half and had a two-touchdown lead at intermission. Friday night at Memorial Field – once again – the Indians did not allow the host Cougars to put up any points on the scoreboard in the first and […]

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 […]

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