Union County All-Stars manage to score, but fall short in Snapple Bowl XXV

WOODBRIDGE – Although the Middlesex County All-Stars were outgained in total yards for the first 30 minutes, defensively they more than held their own – led by linebacker Luke Vizzoni of Bishop Ahr. Middlesex limited the Union County All-Stars to just one score and that came after Middlesex already had a two-touchdown lead. Middlesex scored […]

Revised Union County football schedules here as of July 19; Changes made affecting Brearley, Dayton, Roselle, Hillside, Johnson and New Providence

Union County vs. Middlesex County matchups Week Zero include New Providence at Middlesex Aug. 30 and Roselle at Bishop Ahr Aug. 31; GL hosts Johnson Aug. 30 at 3 p.m. in Berkeley Heights

Below are revised Union County football schedules as of Thursday, July 19 for all 16 teams. With Roselle Park deciding to play JV only this season for safety reasons, Brearley and Dayton picked up new opponents, while New Providence and Roselle didn’t and now have 8-game schedules to start. For the most part now, if […]

Brearley, Dayton, Roselle Park have a combined 7 players ready to make their mark in 25th Snapple Bowl; Game is July 19 at Woodbridge

UNION – When he was given the ball on the night of Sept. 29, 2017 at Roselle Park’s Herm Shaw Field, Brearley senior running back Khalid Bonnet simply could not stopped. If he had, Roselle Park would have moved to 5-0. Instead, the bruising, low-to-the ground runner used his 5-10, 230-pound frame to follow his […]

Heights Baseball School emphasizes good sportsmanship; Second session at Columbia Park set for July 16-19

Home Run Derby featured for final day

The umpire calls, “strike 3!” The batter thought the pitch was outside. The batter is not happy. You want to keep your cool in that situation, player and coach as well. There’s a proper way to act when that happens. It’s all part of good sportsmanship. Being a good sport is just as important as […]

Broadcast team was Spychala, Rettino and Skrec for first Snapple Bowl – July 21, 1994 at Union High School; 25th annual Union County vs. Middlesex County gridiron clash set for July 19 at Woodbridge High

All-Star Game continues to benefit Children's Specialized Hospital in Mountainside and Lakeview School in Edison

The MyCentralJersey.com Snapple Bowl is celebrating its 25th anniversary this month. The game – with all proceeds going to the Children’s Specialized Hospital in Mountainside and the Lakeview School for children with disabilities in Edison – is scheduled to take place Thursday night, July 19 at Woodbridge High School. Practice for the Union County team […]

North falls to South in 40th annual Phil Simms New Jersey All-Star Game; Cranford’s Valentino kicks 37 yard FG, totals 4 points

UNION – South quarterback Josh Zamot – in his final high school game before going on to play at Stony Brook – talked afterwards about a play he called, “5 Special.” “It was something we ran in practice five times,” Zamot said. The play produced a touchdown pass to wide receiver Edwin Morales early in […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball all-division teams for 2018 here

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL ALL-DIVISION TEAMS FOR 2018 WATCHUNG: Gordon Graceffo, Cranford, pitcher Jim Shriner, Cranford, right field Andre Tirso, Elizabeth, outfield Israel Santana, Elizabeth, catcher Daniel Serretti, Gov. Livingston, shortstop Andrew Compton, Gov. Livingston, third base Stephen Reid, Gov. Livingston, designated hitter D.J. Gonelli, Gov. Livingston, pitcher-first base Will Gale, Scotch Plains-Fanwood, right field […]

Union County football well represented in June 25 Phil Simms North-South All-Star Game at Kean; former Roselle coach Grasso, Sr. to be honored at halftime

UNION – Jerish Halsey came up quite large in Rahway’s biggest games last season. The elusive wide receiver produced two touchdowns in Rahway’s season-opening win at Hillside. He then hauled in a touchdown pass in Rahway’s victory the following month at undefeated Somerville. In North 2, Group 3 play at Summit Halsey was there to […]

Final Union County Conference baseball, softball standings here for 2018

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE FINAL BASEBALL STANDINGS FOR 2018 SEASON WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Gov. Livingston (6-3-1) – repeat outright champions 2-Scotch Plains (6-4) 3-Westfield (5-4) 4-Cranford (4-5-1) 5-Union (4-6) 6-Elizabeth (3-6) Not played: Elizabeth at Westfield MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools): 1-New Providence (7-1) – outright champions 2-Johnson (6-2) 3-Summit (5-3) 4-Union Catholic (2-6) 5-Linden (0-8) […]

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