GL football holds off Hillside for initial triumph

Bruner, Jennings score key fourth quarter GL TDs; Straile excels for Comets

BERKELEY HEIGHTS – No team wants to start its season out at 0-5. That’s what Hillside and Governor Livingston were out to avoid Saturday afternoon. Just when it looked like the host Highlanders were on their way to a victory, the visiting Comets struck for a fourth-quarter touchdown to finally get on the scoreboard, pull to […]

Roselle Park football tops Brearley for first time since 2001

Matthews rushes for 189 yards, 3 touchdowns

KENILWORTH – Brian Matthews, a first-year varsity starter, didn’t quite know the history of Brearley’s recent dominance over Roselle Park. The Roselle Park standout junior running back-defensive back heard about it from his teammates. “I’m new to this,” Matthews said Friday night. What the 5-8, 165 pound Matthews isn’t new to is taking the ball, […]

Cranford football sparked by talents of Diaz, Dwyer

Roselle lifted by play of Taylor, Canady, Athis

Cranford football sparked by talents of Diaz, Dwyer

ROSELLE – Before Cranford had a chance to step on the field and begin defending the North 2, Group 3 championship it captured last December, the Cougars had to deal with injuries to several key players. Two of them were seniors Jimmy Dwyer and Nick Diaz. Dwyer suffered a concussion in the pre-season, while Diaz […]

Tigers looking to scratch their way to a 2nd victory

Grid squad seeks to top Immaculata again

LINDEN – The last time Linden traveled to Somerville to play mighty Immaculata at its Brooks Field, the Tigers came away with a 19-14 victory two years ago. Linden played Immaculata tough at home last year before falling 33-20. The Tigers, who are 1-3 and looking to snap a two-game losing streak, can turn their […]

Mannix a semifinalist for college FB award

KENILWORTH — Holy Cross senior strong safety Tom Mannix of Kenilworth, a 2009 Brearley graduate, has been selected as one of 147 semifinalists for the 2012 William V. Campbell Trophy endowed by HealthSouth – formerly known as the Draddy Trophy – as announced by the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame. Mannix and […]

Union County Tournament — Boys Soccer Schedule

Union County Tournament — Boys Soccer Schedule

FIRST ROUND – SATURDAY, OCT. 6 12-Plainfield at 5-Summit 14-Dayton/11-Union winner vs. 19-Roselle/6-Hillside winner at the higher seed 10-Johnson at 7-Cranford 15-Union Catholic/9-Linden vs. 8-Brearley at the higher seed TOP FOUR SEEDS RECEIVE BYE INTO QUARTERFINALS 1-Scotch Plains-Fanwood – defending champion 2-Westfield – 2010 champion 3-Governor Livingston 4-Elizabeth – 2008 champion PRELIMINARY ROUND SATURDAY – […]

Linden standout RH Santiago will play college ball at Adelphi

To sign his letter-of-intent in November

Linden senior TJ Santiago, a starting varsity pitcher for the Tigers since his freshman season, will continue pitching on the collegiate level at Adelphi University in Garden City, N.Y. Santiago, with a career varsity record of 11-6 and an ERA this past season under 2.00, gave the Division 2 school a verbal commitment Friday. Santiago […]

Bost has a big day for Rahway football

Lifts Indians to dominating triumph over Scotch Plains

Bost has a big day for Rahway football

RAHWAY – There wasn’t much of anything that Rahway couldn’t do offensively vs. Scotch Plains last Saturday afternoon. The Indians, led by junior quarterback Jeff Bost and junior running back Gabril Gross, scored on their first four drives, averaging 74 yards. It was text book offense.Rahway received the necessary blocking, with running backs Gross, senior […]

Can Summit extend a regular season winning streak to 31?

Will attempt at North Plainfield tomorrow

Can Summit extend a regular season winning streak to 31?

CRANFORD – Can the Summit Hilltoppers – after consecutive close calls – continue their school record regular season winning streak this weekend? Summit has now won 30 straight regular season games. Summit is preparing for a North Plainfield team it will face tomorrow night at 7 at North Plainfield’s Krausche Field on Route 22 East. […]

Badgley leads Hilltoppers to come-from-behind win

Gridiron thriller sees Summit top Crusaders

SUMMIT— Mike Badgley serves many imporant roles as a key member of theSummitfootball team. He is a running back, a wide receiver, a defensive back, the team’s kicker on kickoffs and the squad’s placekicer when it comes to making important extra points and field goals. Last Saturday he did it all for the host Hilltoppers, […]