Cranford wrestling for seventh consecutive county title this weekend

Cranford wrestling for seventh consecutive county title this weekend

CRANFORD, NJ — Denied an opportunity last year due to the pandemic to attempt to join Brearley (2006-2011) and Roselle Park (1997-2003) as the only wrestling teams to win the county championship seven straight seasons, Cranford is still hoping to win the county title for the seventh consecutive time. While COVID-19 pinned down last year’s […]

Union’s Igbinosun chooses to play for Ole Miss

Union’s Igbinosun chooses to play for Ole Miss

UNION, NJ — A key cog to the renaissance of the once-again mighty Union Farmers, All-America selection Davison Igbinosun, one of the most sought-after defensive backs in the country, on Saturday, Jan. 8, chose to continue his scholastic football career at the University of Mississippi. Igbinosun chose Ole Miss over Kentucky, Rutgers and Tennessee. Igbinosun […]

Kenilworth players look ready for 2021-22 basketball season

KENILWORTH, NJ — The game plan for this year, drawn up as so many X’s and O’s on a chalkboard, has Kenilworth’s David Brearley High School Bears boys basketball team looking toward the future, while evaluating its prospects in the present. “We’re trying to build for now from the bottom up,” second-year head coach Ryan […]

Union wrestlers look forward to a new season — they hope

Union wrestlers look forward to a new season — they hope

UNION, NJ — To say that the Union Farmer wrestlers are anxious to get on the mat and rock and roll would be an understatement. If all worked out according to plan after press time, Union was to host Kenilworth’s David Brearley High School, for its first match of the season, at its smaller gym […]

Summit Hilltoppers girls basketball defeats Mount St. Dominic, 48-35

Summit Hilltoppers girls basketball defeats Mount St. Dominic, 48-35

SUMMIT, NJ — It took nearly three minutes before the Hilltoppers lit the scoreboard. It took nearly five before Summit made its first field goal. Although the Hilltoppers did not fill the hoop immediately, they were just warming up. Sometimes the knockout punch can be delivered early on. Summit used the first quarter to pound […]

Union Farmers girls basketball team looking forward to a new season

UNION, NJ — If all went according to plan after press time, then the Union Farmers finally found themselves involved in a real game before 2021 turned into 2022. Hit with COVID-19 to start the season, the Union girls basketball team was scheduled to play its first game on Wednesday, Dec. 29, against Montclair in […]

Dayton girls basketball team gets ready for a full season of games

Dayton girls basketball team gets ready for a full season of games

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — One of the most successful girls basketball teams in Union County a year ago has the talent returning to continue that success this year. The Jonathan Dayton High School Bulldogs return five prominent players from last year’s squad, which went 11-1 and concluded with a 10-game winning streak. Perhaps the best part […]

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