Union boys basketball team prepares for start of season

Union boys basketball team prepares for start of season

UNION, NJ — Despite an unprecedented pandemic, seven Union boys basketball seniors not only had the opportunity to play last year but were able to excel in a season that reached 13 games, even with COVID-19 setbacks and winter snowstorms. They have all graduated now, but they were an important part of the program and […]

West Morris scores 8 TDs and beats undefeated Cranford

West Morris scores 8 TDs and beats undefeated Cranford

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — Looking at state championship teams Cranford and West Morris and how potent their offenses were all season long, it would have come as no surprise to anyone that 10 touchdowns would be produced in their matchup six miles outside of New York City. However, no one probably would have predicted that […]

Cranford Cougars win title, go for their place in football history

CRANFORD, NJ — For the third time in program history, the Cranford Cougars football team reached 11-0 status, and, for the first time, they captured the North 2, Group 3, state title. Cranford did so last Friday night, dominating Sparta 45-21 in the 2021 North 2, Group 3 state championship game played at Memorial Field […]

Cranford football defeats Sparta 45-21 in state championship game

Cranford football defeats Sparta 45-21 in state championship game

CRANFORD, NJ — Early on during the North 3, Group 2, final on Friday, Nov. 19, Cranford was trailing Sparta and, at that point, realized this was not going to be the cakewalk its previous two playoff games were this season. The Cougars didn’t panic. There was no need. Why? They had senior Colin Murray […]

Cranford dominates Pascack Valley in 42-7 playoff victory

Cranford dominates Pascack Valley in 42-7 playoff victory

CRANFORD, NJ — Although Cranford won its first playoff game by 30 points, head coach Erik Rosenmeier challenged his defensive line to perform better against the run. So when it came time for Pascack Valley runners to try to penetrate Cranford’s first line of defense, they found no room at all to move forward. In […]

Despite Union football’s stellar season, COVID-19 forces a semifinal forfeit

Despite Union football’s stellar season, COVID-19 forces a semifinal forfeit

UNION, NJ — When Union football players tested positive for the coronavirus on Wednesday, Nov. 10, Union Superintendent of Schools Scott Taylor, after consulting with the county health department, decided to cancel Union’s sectional semifinal playoff game against Paterson Eastside. Though some of the same Union players tested negative for COVID-19 on Thursday, Nov. 11, […]

Summit plays tough but can’t stop West Morris from winning 56-31

Summit plays tough but can’t stop West Morris from winning 56-31

LONG VALLEY, NJ — Summit came out ready to go against West Morris, scoring a touchdown on the third play of the game on Friday, Nov. 5, at West Morris High School. Senior quarterback Charlie Schaffer hit senior wide receiver Conor St.Amant, who was wide open at the West Morris 30, with St.Amant sprinting to […]

Hillside shuts out Overbrook 34-0 in first-round game

Hillside shuts out Overbrook 34-0 in first-round game

HILLSIDE, NJ — After thumping Overbrook at home, Hillside is now one win away from playing for a state championship once again. The Comets, which won state titles in 2017, 2018 and 2019, scored once in the first quarter and twice more in the second and third to easily dispatch fifth-seeded Overbrook 34-0 in the […]