Eight Union County football teams open this weekend with the other eight prepping for their second games; Thirteen clashes kick off Sept. 7 and one on Sept. 8

1-0 Elizabeth at 1-0 Union and Westfield seeks to extend its state-leading 37-game winning streak at Watchung Division rival Linden, the last team it lost to 4 years ago

Eight Union County football teams open this weekend, including Brearley hosting Highland Park, Dayton hosting Belvidere, Summit at Montgomery, Hillside at Middlesex, Somerville vs. Rahway at Rahway River Park, Cranford at North Plainfield, Westfield at Linden and Scotch Plains at North Hunterdon. All of those games are scheduled for Friday night. The lone Saturday game […]

Union football, sparked by returning junior QB Sanborn, rallies late to tie game and then thwarts Linden 14-7 in OT; Farmers tied contest with 49 seconds remaining

Lucien scores game-winning TD and first-year placekicker Casas kicks 2 huge extra points; Marshall scores for Linden; Both teams played their hearts out

UNION – The Union football team defeated Linden 14-7 in overtime in Friday night season-opening Mid-State 36 Conference-Watchung Division action at Cooke Memorial Field. Linden scored first in the second quarter and then Union tied the game with 49 seconds left. Union had the ball first in overtime and took the lead on a running […]

Gov. Livingston football defeats Johnson 21-14

BERKELEY HEIGHTS – The Gov. Livingston football team defeated Johnson 21-14 Thursday in the first game for both. Johnson scored first on its second possession, which was a two-play, 12-yard drive following a 33-yard punt return by Max Carmino. Johnson senior running back Sebastian Iakouchevitch was stopped for a two-yard loss on first down and […]

High school football season in Union County kicks off 3 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 30; At Frey Field in Berkeley Heights it will be Johnson vs. Gov. Livingston

The high school football season in New Jersey kicks off Thursday, Aug. 30 and in Union County it will commence at 3 p.m. in Berkeley Heights when Mid-State 36 Conference teams Johnson and Governor Livingston clash. Later Thursday at 7 p.m. New Providence will play at Middlesex in the first scheduled Union County vs. Middlesex […]

Rahway football preview – Indians have skill back to succeed

RAHWAY – The Indians were one win away from playing for a state championship last year and leading their semifinal game before falling at eventual North 2, Group 3 champion West Essex. Hoping to get back to that spot and then go one step further, Rahway has returning quarterback Jakir Robinson leading its Multiple-I offense […]

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