Linden football seeks to win home-opener and avoid rare 0-3 start by knocking off 2-0 Watchung Hills; Watchung Division clash set for Sept. 20 at 7 p.m.

Tigers need to get untracked offensively

When a team with playoff aspirations that is also seeking to produce another winning season is getting ready for its home-opener, the last thing it wants to do is look at its 0-2 record. However, it’s there. Linden can ignore it and go about its business or the Tigers can use it as the ultimate […]

Rahway, Cranford football open with double-digit division home victories; Union produces first shutout win in 3 years

Brearley, New Providence, Scotch Plains also triumph on Friday, Sept. 13

While Rahway and Cranford opened their 2019 seasons with double-digit Mid-State Conference triumphs Friday night, both head coaches declared that there is still plenty of room for improvement. “We had some holding penalties that resulted in touchdowns being called back, so that is just one of the things we have to clean up,” Rahway head […]

Cranford girls’ soccer tops Union behind 5 different goal scorers: Reaching the net for the Cougars were Montague, Clark, Murray, Swandrak and Korzeneski

H. Goncalves puts Farmers on scoreboard in first half

UNION – Visiting Cranford did not play its brand of soccer for the first 40 minutes, but still managed to produce a one-goal halftime lead. Host Union, with far less returning starters, hung in there and matched the Cougars in field position for much of the first half. Was is just a matter of time […]

Union football opens with 20-12 win over Curtis, Staten Island at Rutgers; Sanborn tosses 2 TD passes, one each to Robinson and McBride

Wilson scores on 4-yard run; Senior LBs Presley and Ozurumba excel

PISCATAWAY – Union went with its strength right away – No. 11 trying to get the ball to No. 1. For the first time this year that quarterback-wide receiver combo took the field with Union down six points. The goal for the Farmers was to erase early Curtis moment as fast as they could. Mission […]

B & B boys help Cedar Grove football best Brearley Bears; Panthers score in every quarter

Ramos tosses TD pass to Principato for home team's lone score

KENILWORTH – In a measuring stick kind of season-opener visiting Cedar Grove wanted to see where it stood while challenging a not-so familiar opponent on enemy turf. While the Panthers lost a ton of players to graduation, a squad cutting its teeth of sorts didn’t plan on making that an excuse as it traveled to […]

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 […]

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