Summit comes back in the 4th quarter to stun Rahway 26-20: Hilltoppers increase regular season winning streak to 41

In battle of the last 2 undefeated Union County teams, Summit tops Rahway for a 14th straight time; Dougherty scores winning TD with 36 seconds left to increase Hilltopper overall winning streak to 17; Bost scored all 3 Rahway TDs

RAHWAY – In order to beat a quality, state-championship caliber team – which was the way Rahway head coach Gary Mobley put it – playing for just 36 minutes is not going to cut it. The home team Indians found that out the hard way Saturday afternoon in front of a crowd of more than […]

Roselle Park football holds on to turn back arch rival Brearley 34-28; Senior RB Matthews rushes for 241 yards, 3 TDs

Home team Panthers defeat Bears at Herm Shaw Field for first time since 2001

ROSELLE PARK – Sparked by a stellar performance from senior running back Brian Matthews, who carried 22 times for 241 yards and three touchdowns, Roselle Park held on to turn back neighboring arch rival Brearley 34-28 in Friday night’s Mid-State 38 Conference-interdivision football clash at Herm Shaw Field. Roselle Park (4-1) won its second straight […]

Rahway challenge will be to limit Summit early on; Battle of elite 4-0 football squads Saturday at Veterans Field

Host Indians have not defeated visiting Hilltoppers since 1981; Summit's regular season winning streak at 40 and overall win streak at 16; Summit has a 13-game winning streak against Rahway

One of the challenges to staying in a game against Summit is to keep the Hilltoppers off the scoreboard in the first half in order to have a chance after halftime. So far Somerville, Johnson, Cranford and North Plainfield have not been able to do that. Those teams were not fast enough or focused enough […]

Union falters in final period vs. undefeated Phillipsburg 24-14; Too many penalties cost Farmers in Delaware Division setback

Thrilling 83-yard touchdown pass from Rios to Gravenhise called back on first play of 4th quarter

UNION – On a night when one of the greatest touchdown passes in Union Farmers football history was called back because of a penalty, first-time visitor Phillipsburg – owners of the most wins of any school in New Jersey – rallied in the fourth quarter to come away with a 24-14 triumph Friday at Cooke […]

Union football prepping for big home game Friday night vs. undefeated Phillipsburg; Farmers (1-1) coming off bye week

Stateliners and Hunterdon Central both lead Delaware Division with 3-0 marks

Here we have the winningest football program in the state invading Cooke Memorial Field for the very first time. Phillipsburg has won 643 games, the most of any team in New Jersey, with its first year of football being 1905. Knocking on the door of 500, Union has won 498 games, with its first season […]

Hillside football team comes back in second half to win consecutive games for first time in 3 years; Comets snap 8-game losing streak vs. Johnson

Top Crusaders for first time since 2004 and first time at home since 2003

Kudos to the Hillside football team for a magnificent victory in front of their home fans Saturday afternoon. Hillside came back from a two-touchdown halftime deficit to turn back non-division foe Johnson 30-27. After trailing 14-0 at halftime the Comets scored 14 points in the third quarter and 16 in the fourth. Hillside, which improved […]

Linden junior standouts net UCT girls’ tennis titles; Kent Place is team winner for first time since 2004

Zalewski wins at first singles for second time and Podsiebierski at second singles for her first crown

Last week’s 38th annual girls’ tennis Union County Tournament at the Donald Van Blake Courts in Plainfield had Linden back on top again at first singles and a parochial school supplanting perennial winner Westfield as the champion. For the second time in three years – she did not compete in last year’s tournament – Linden’s […]

UCT girls’ soccer kicks off this Saturday; defending co-champion Scotch Plains is top seed once again

Dayton, Union, Johnson and Brearley were to host first 4 matches

The girls’ soccer Union County Tournament was to kick off this Saturday, Sept. 28, with four preliminary round matches. Defending co-champion Scotch Plains was awarded the top seed once again. Four first round games are scheduled to be played Wednesday, Oct. 2, with four more second round games set to take place Saturday, Oct. 5. The […]

Roselle Park football now playing at South Hunterdon Saturday night at 7; Both teams 2-0 and leaders of Mid-State 38 Conference’s Hills Division

Panthers seek to avenge last year's 19-9 home setback to Eagles

The Roselle Park football team will now play at South Hunterdon Saturday night at 7 after the game was postponed Friday night after a transformer box shot off sparks from a pole as the football field’s lights ad scoreboard went dark during pre-game warmups. “We were on the field stretching when it happened,” Roselle Park […]

Brearley football downed at Belvidere 26-6 Friday night; Sophomore running back Primavera scores in 3rd quarter

Bears host Dayton Bulldogs next Friday night in battle of 1-2 squads

The Brearley football team’s attempt to win consecutive games since opening its 2011 season with two straight wins was thwarted by host Belvidere Friday night. In Mid-State 38 Conference-Union Division action in Warren County, Brearley was defeated by Belvidere 26-6. Both teams are now 1-2 overall and 1-2 in the Union Division. Brearley head coach Scott […]

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