Summit football scores all 7 times it has the ball in first half; Hilltoppers handle division rival Cranford in their home-opener

Senior quarterback Terry tosses 4 touchdown passes and runs for one score

SUMMIT – The way the Summit football team performed in its home-opener Friday night can another 12-0 season be in store? The Hilltoppers looked that sharp.That precise. That unbeatable. Summit scored all seven times it had the ball in the first half en route to a commanding 48-14 triumph over Cranford in Mid-State 38 Conference-Raritan […]

Linden big man Moore gives Cincinnati verbal commitment; 6-9 senior forward not sure when he will sign

Relieved Moore: I went with my heart, my gut feeling

Although he’s not quite sure when he will sign on the dotted line once the signing period begins in November, Linden senior basketball standout Quadri Moore – one of the top big men in New Jersey – was still relieved to have given Cincinnati a verbal commitment last week. “There was a lot of pressure […]

Brearley football bests 1-0 Bernards behind sophomore QB Montesdeoca’s 4 TDs, 209 yards rushing; Bears bounce back from opening setback

1-1 squad now preparing for game at 0-2 Belvidere

The Brearley football team did not get its first victory last year until game No. 8, so for the Bears to bounce back immediately from their season-opening defeat had to feel pretty good. Brearley took on Bernards in its home-opener last Friday night at Ward Field in Kenilworth after opening with a 34-14 loss at […]

Linden football sparked by Burns blocked punt and touchdown; Tigers trim Plainfield 34-0

QB Johnson rushes and passes for scores, Dolbrice reaches end zone twice in 3rd quarter

LINDEN – Although Linden sported a two-touchdown lead heading into the second half against visiting Plainfield, the Tigers were coming off two quarters of not-so-crisp football.They still needed a spark to get them going. Just four plays into the third quarter Linden produced such a momentum swing. Back to punt from inside his own end […]

Union football halts arch rival Elizabeth 33-14; Senior running back Bogan rushes for 203 yards and 3 TDs

Farmers have defeated Minutemen now 4 straight times at Cooke Memorial Field

UNION – Seeking to avoid its first 0-2 start since 2007 in a season that much success was predicted, Union scored the first three times it had the football – the first two after gaining turnovers – en route to posting a commanding 33-14 Mid-State 38 Conference-Delaware Division victory over arch rival Elizabeth in Friday night’s home-opener […]

Roselle Park girls’ tennis will be challenged – once again – in UCC’s Mountain Division; Shah takes over at first singles

DiLillo, Brown, Hunter, Vogler, Olazo and Henriques round out top 7

Perhaps the only way a team really learns how to improve its game is by competing against the best. The Roselle Park girls’ tennis team will have that opportunity once again this season based on the experienced teams it will face. The Panthers, for the second straight season, are situated in the Union County Conference’s […]

Roselle Park football blanks Pingry for program’s first shutout in 7 years; Lopez, Hilburn efforts spark defense

Matthews scores twice, Fulinello first and Andre tosses 2 TD passes

ROSELLE PARK – Although it was not a stellar effort put forth by the Panthers – second-year head coach Terry Hanratty gave his team a C for its performance, which included five offensive holding penalties – the Roselle Park football team did manage to accomplish something it hadn’t last year. That was post a shutout […]

Union County football scoreboard from Friday here, followed by rest-of-weekend schedule

                FRIDAY AFTERNOON UNION COUNTY FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD (5 games): Rahway 27, Hillside 13 – at Hillside New Providence 34, Brearley 14 – at New Providence North Hunterdon 20, Linden 7 – at Linden Scotch Plains 20, Gov.  Livingston 14 – at GL Bernards 33, Dayton 0 – at […]

Gross nets 139 yards, 3 TDs to lead Rahway football to season-opening win at Hillside; Wilkins scores twice for host Comets

HILLSIDE – The visiting and favored Indians scored the first four times they had the ball, capitalizing on turnovers their first two drives. The home team Comets could have quit after being down by four touchdowns in the second quarter, but they did not. Hillside hung in there, played much better defensively the rest of […]

Dayton football hosting Bernards moved to Friday at 4 p.m.; First game on new Field Turf field postponed by thunder and lightning

SPRINGFIELD – The Dayton football team had its season-opening game against Bernards Thursday night postponed because of thunder and lightning. Now the first game to be played at the new sports complex on school grounds is scheduled for Friday at 4 p.m. The superintendent of schools said that the opening ceremonies would not take place on […]

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