Johnson football preview – Crusaders need to be prepared when going in

CLARK – In the span of almost exactly three months last year the Crusaders managed to get in 11 games, despite not qualifying for the Central Jersey, Group 2 playoffs. Taking advantage of playing up to two consolation contests before closing with its season-ending Thanksgiving Day game against neighborhood rival Rahway, Johnson’s very young squad […]

Rahway football preview – Indians have blend of returning talent and youth

RAHWAY – Moving one step closer to their ultimate goal of winning a state championship last season, this year’s Indians have a blend of returning top-notch talent and youthful exuberance primed to blossom. Key players back include highly-regarded returning starters such Mark Bails at wide receiver, Brayden Pierre-Louis at tight end, linemen Tahlee Bailey and […]

Roselle Rams football play at their Arminio Field for first time in 3 years; Host Bound Brook in first competition on new turf

Home-opener is Sept. 14 vs. defending N2G3 state champ Summit

ROSELLE – Roselle last played a game at Arminio Field some 33 months ago. That playoff contest had a state championship game appearance on the line, with the host Rams falling just short to eventual champion Manasquan 31-27 in the Central Jersey, Group 2 semifinal played Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. Today – Wednesday, Aug. 21, […]

The McCarthy Report ranks Union County’s top senior football players as college prospects; Plenty of WRs and QBs on this list

Hillside's Biggins, Union's Robinson, Rahway's Bails - all standout wide receivers - lead the group

Catching the football is one thing. Beating your defender, catching it and then running for first down yardage or the end zone is another. Some of the best to do that – these athletes are among the most feared wide receivers in the state – include seniors Nahree Biggins of Hillside, Ahmirr Robinson of Union […]