UNION FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Farmers bring new cast anxious to take off

UNION – The Farmers played their game-scrimmage at Summit with the utmost confidence. They scored on offense – guided by the passing combination of sophomore quarterback Andrew Sanborn to senior wide receiver Andy Martin – and they ran to the ball carrier on defense – led by senior linebacker Temilou Adanlawo’s athletic solo sack of […]

McCarthy Report ranks Union County’s Top 10 college-bound football prospects

The annual McCarthy Report started by Dennis McCarthy in 1959 that ranks New Jersey high school football players in all four classes, including seniors that are top college prospects, continues with his son David now at the helm. Longtime North Arlington resident Dennis McCarthy passed away in May at the age of 74. His passion […]

ROSELLE FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Rams are seniors strong once again

ROSELLE – Having lost a talented senior class with many of them moving on to the next level – including prolific quarterback Gerald Hairston III and 2,000-yard rushing tailback Isiah Byrd – you would think the Rams might be in a bind of sorts. However, fifth-year head coach James Williams is just as high on […]

Roselle Park vs. Roselle football will be for 100th time in November; Among longest-running Thanksgiving Day rivalries in state

Past coaches Wagner, Grasso, Sr. reminisce about past games, importance of event

ROSELLE PARK – Since 1915 – for more than 100 years time – the Roselle Park and Roselle high school football teams have looked forward to doing battle against each other on Thanksgiving. Annual late Thursdays in November in that section of Union County, NJ take on the meaning of passing the ball early in […]