Cranford Cougars, despite loss of last year’s talented senior class, still expect to win

Cranford Cougars, despite loss of last year’s talented senior class, still expect to win

CRANFORD, NJ — The Cougars took a big hit when last year’s talented senior class graduated. The group included quarterback Shane Van Dam; running back Colin Murray; wide receiver Will Gallagher; and standout linemen Kevin Shriner, Matt Fries and Geoffrey Gretta. Cranford High School must also do without the services of Villanova University commit Kyle […]

Week 1 football in Union County gets a quick preview

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Three Union County football teams opened their seasons last weekend, a weekend labeled only as New Jersey could label — Week Zero — while the other 14 will commence their 2022 seasons this weekend, known as Week 1. New Providence High School and Scotch Plains–Fanwood High School opened at home triumphantly, […]

Union gears up for an explosive football season

UNION, NJ — Zach Menon is one of only two returning non-kicker starters for the Union Farmers. While Union High School’s football roster is not overflowing with returning varsity starters, Menon has said that does not matter to him. The junior is as confident about Union having similar success as it has had at its […]

BCC releases names of this season’s football divisions

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The names are in. The Big Central Conference divisions were realigned for the 2022 season, with that information being released in December. The names for the new divisions were just released last week. According to BCC President Scott Miller, the conference is going with Freedom, Patriot, United, Liberty, American and National […]

Union County teams are eager for upcoming football season to begin

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The first day of official high school football practice in New Jersey, with shoulder pads, is now less than two weeks away: Wednesday, Aug. 10. That means teams can scrimmage one week later, with most of the 17 Union County football-playing schools slated to compete in their first scrimmages on Wednesday, […]