Union County Tournament information here: Field hockey, boys’ soccer, girls’ soccer, girls’ volleyball

UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENTS:   FIELD HOCKEY FINAL SATURDAY, OCT. 21 AT JOHNSON’S NOLAN FIELD 2-Johnson vs. 1-Oak Knoll, 3 p.m.   BOYS’ SOCCER SEMIFINALS SATURDAY, OCT. 21 AT JOHNSON’S NOLAN FIELD 3-Cranford vs. 2-Elizabeth, 5 p.m. 5-Summit vs. 1-Westfield, 7:15 p.m.   GIRLS’ SOCCER SEMIFINALS SUNDAY, OCT. 22 AT JOHNSON’S NOLAN FIELD 3-Union vs. 2-Scotch […]

MONDAY AFTERNOON QUARTERBACK: Union County FB teams gearing for playoff push

We’re at the – three weekends to go – stage of the season. Just three weekends remaining for teams to enhance their already clinched playoff status or for teams to still try to gain entry into their sections. Here in Union County, Westfield has appeared to put itself in the position to be considered the […]

Roselle Park football players use their practice time in a most giving way; Donate funds and spend time with children in need of cheering up

When Pingry dropped out of the Mid-State 38 Conference, that left the Roselle Park football team looking for an opponent to replace. Roselle Park initially got People’s Prep Charter, with the game scheduled for Oct. 13. However, the Newark school dropped its football program right before the season was to begin. Roselle Park was able […]

Rahway resident to be drafted by Seton Hall University baseball team

Hello,   Seton Hall University Baseball will host an exclusive Draft Day for new teammate Kaeden Meikle on Saturday, October 14th at 2:00pm. Kaeden comes to Capital University through the Team IMPACT Cystic Fibrosis Project, sponsored by Vertex Pharmaceuticals. The draft day will include an official press conference, the signing of a National Letter of Intent, […]

MONDAY EVENING QUARTERBACK: 2 Union County teams are 5-0, 7 are at 3-2 and 4 are off this weekend

Johnson and Westfield are 5-0 and on their way to qualifying once again in their sections. Seven Union County teams are 3-2 and seeking to qualify themselves, each having three more games to go that count. Roselle Park is 4-2 and has this week off and then after playing at New Providence next weekend will […]

Johnson, Westfield – Union County’s 5-0 FB teams; Crusaders win Valley Division, Blue Devils see winning streak reach 30

UNION – Exit 135 off the Garden State Parkway south – the Clark-Westfield turn – is presently 10-0 on the gridiron so far this season. Johnson and Westfield both improved to 5-0 Friday night, each capturing key Mid-State 38 Conference division victories. Johnson turned back visiting Hillside 22-13 at Nolan Field to clinch the Valley […]

Union football hosting Westfield for first time in 5 years; Last defeated Blue Devils in 2013

Farmers, after their bye week, seek to bounce back after Elizabeth setback against team that has won state-leading 29 straight

Union has had it with losing to Westfield. The Farmers have lost to the Blue Devils the last three times they faced each other, with two of the contests sending Westfield to the last two North 2, Group 5 championship games – with the Blue Devils winning both of them. There was a time 20 […]

Johnson football can clinch Valley Division title Friday night; Linden had week off then another big game at Bridgewater-Raritan

Crusaders 4-0 for first time since 2006; Tigers defeated Elizabeth in regular season for first time since 2010

Two of the Mid-State 38 (really 37 since Pingry left) Conference’s hottest football teams are Johnson and Linden. Johnson is 4-0 for the first time since 2006. Linden (3-1) just defeated Elizabeth in the regular season for the first time since 2010. Linden, winners of three straight, has this weekend off before another huge game […]

MONDAY EVENING QUARTERBACK: Can Union end Westfield’s 29-game winning streak? Other big Oct. 6 games include Hillside at Johnson, Roselle Park at Bound Brook

There are three scheduled Friday night (Oct. 6) games that do not include either team with more than one loss. They are all division games concerning six Mid-State 38 Conference squads. FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS IN UNION COUNTY OCT. 6: WATCHUNG DIVISION: Westfield (4-0, 3-0) at Union (2-1, 2-1) – Cooke Memorial Field VALLEY DIVISION: Hillside […]

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