New Providence scores in OT to best Brearley in battle of undefeated Union Division squads; Both QBs throw 3 TD passes

Pioneers improve to 7-0, while Bears move to 5-1

NEW PROVIDENCE – The home team’s initial snap of the ball was so poorly executed that junior quarterback Owen Kovacs had to run backwards to fall on it at his own 10, resulting in a deflating 25-yard loss. However, just about 150 minutes later New Providence couldn’t have drawn up and then produce a better […]

Featured Union County football matchup this weekend is Oct. 12 Union Division clash with Brearley (5-0) at New Providence (6-0); Hillside (5-0) and Summit (5-0) also seek to remain undefeated

There are still 4 Union County teams without a loss as we are down to the final 3 weeks of the regular season. A showdown this Friday night features 2 of them clashing. After that just 1 will still have the 0 in the right column. Among this weekend’s top matchups includes Brearley (5-0) at […]

Union football tops Westfield for first time since 2013; Junior QB Sanborn runs for 1 TD, passes for another

Westfield lost a second straight game for first time in 5 years

UNION – The Farmers came closer last year against Union County rival Westfield – within exactly a single point. This year there was no way they were walking off the field without a victory. Union, minus one of its key offensive weapons, was still able to reach the end zone three times in the first […]

Union County FB still undefeated: New Providence, Summit, Hillside, Brearley; Union seeks first win over Westfield since 2013

Ten games on tap for Oct. 5 and two more on Oct. 6; GL has the weekend off

So through the last weekend in August and then the month of September, we have four teams in Union County that have still not experienced the agony of defeat. New Providence is 5-0 – not bad considering the Pioneers are coming off consecutive 1-9 finishes the past two seasons for the first time in program […]

Union boys’ soccer concludes September portion of schedule 6-0-2; Farmers – led by striker Vieira – lead UCC’s Mountain Division at 4-0-1

UNION – Once the Farmers took the lead against their Mountain Division rival they decided that one goal was not good enough. Union scored again. After New Providence pulled to within one goal in the second half, the Farmers answered right back. Union kept attacking and produced one more goal. Another solid division victory was […]

Hillside football moves to 4-0 after mistake-filled 23-13 triumph at Bernards; Biggins, Willis, Melendez score

Comets can clinch Valley Division title outright next week

BERNARDSVILLE – Hillside got to 4-0 as it expected, but the Comets sure did not perform in a way they are all too proud of. Hillside committed 15 penalties – seven in the first half and eight more in the second – and turned the ball over three times. In spite of those errors – […]

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 […]

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