Brearley takes Dayton apart and wins 40-6

Brearley takes Dayton apart and wins 40-6

KENILWORTH, NJ — “Come ready, come hungry.” Those were the post-game words echoed by David Brearley High School’s lead skill position football players, who did just that, as they decimated neighborhood rival Jonathan Dayton High School 40-6 on Thursday, Oct. 28, in a Big Central Conference crossover clash at home on Ward Field. After taking […]

Union and Cranford football teams expected to earn top seeds in sections

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union and Cranford, the two best football teams in Union County, as expected garnered top seeds in their sections. Rahway, at the last minute, snuck in, while Scotch Plains–Fanwood fell out. In all, 10 of Union County’s 17 football-playing schools qualified for the state playoffs, which commence around the state on […]

Dayton wins at Roselle Park 18-13

Dayton wins at Roselle Park 18-13

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — Prior to the opening kickoff, Jonathan Dayton High School senior Logan Solomine made a bold prediction to one of his teammates. “I told Justin Carrier that if I receive the kickoff, I’m going to take it to the house,” Solomine said. Solomine fielded Roselle Park senior Mateo Perez’s kick at his […]

Brearley prepares for big game at home

KENILWORTH, NJ — The Brearley Bears have done quite well, going into the final weekend of the regular season before the playoffs commence. Kenilworth’s David Brearley High School appears headed to the playoffs out of North, Group 1, in large part due to winning against bigger schools situated in South, Group 2, with victories over […]

Undefeated Cranford wins against undefeated Woodbridge

Undefeated Cranford wins against undefeated Woodbridge

WOODBRIDGE, NJ — There’s no better way to back up your 5-0 record than by going on the road and beating a state-ranked team that is 6-0. That was the challenge Cranford was faced with as it traveled to Middlesex County for the clash on Friday, Oct. 15 with the undefeated Barrons. Players such as […]

Hillside outlasts resurging Delaware Valley to win 21-19

HILLSIDE, NJ — All-purpose athlete Darson Jeanty made three individual plays that were critical to the host Comets eventually coming out on top on Saturday, Oct. 16. Standout defensive lineman Zamir Hawk was in on three consecutive stops to halt visiting Delaware Valley on a second-quarter goal-line stand that kept his team ahead right before […]

Aggressive Rahway defeats Warren Hills 27-7

Aggressive Rahway defeats Warren Hills 27-7

RAHWAY, NJ — Sometimes stats do tell the story, painting an accurate picture of the events that took place. Zaon Laney made the Rahway senior night game, on Friday, Oct. 8, one he will always look back on and cherish with a big smile. The senior running back carried the ball 17 times for a […]

Colonia overpowers Linden and wins a hard-fought battle, 23-14

Colonia overpowers Linden and wins a hard-fought battle, 23-14

LINDEN, NJ — On the second-to-last play of the third quarter, senior Davante Burroughs came up big for Linden by blocking a Colonia 28-yard field goal attempt to keep the game tied. However, just four plays later, the host Tigers made a special teams miscue that put them behind once more. On fourth-and-13 from its […]

Dayton fights back but is still topped by Manville, 28-27

Dayton fights back but is still topped by Manville, 28-27

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — No football game is decided in the first quarter. That’s true, as long as the team that initially trails keeps its head up and continues to fight. That was the predicament the Dayton Bulldogs faced after visiting Manville scored the first two times it had the ball on Saturday, Oct. 2. […]