Union football holds off West Orange to advance to its second North 2, Group 5 state championship game

Farmers, for the fourth time since 1996, are four quarters away from capturing their first state title since 1993

UNION – With the game, the season and a legitimate shot at reaching a state championship on the line it was Union’s offensive line that really came through in the game’s final seven minutes. Visiting West Orange just produced its first two scores, on drives that took less than two minutes, and now trailed the […]

Union, Hillside and Westfield football all 1 win away from playing for state championships; In sectional semifinal action Friday night, Nov. 15

Undefeated Farmers (10-0) are home, while unbeaten Comets (9-0) and Blue Devils (6-3) are on the road

Former Irvington player, assistant coach and head coach Darnell Grant left Irvington to take over as head coach at Shabazz in 2010. With Shabazz dropped down to Group 2 at the time and now in a different conference he thought his days of preparing for the Union Farmers were done. He then became the head […]

Hillside football explodes for 5 second half touchdowns en route to 36-2 playoff win over Cinnaminson; Biggins begins blast with 69-yard sprint

Comets are next at defending champion Haddonfield in Nov. 15 South Jersey, Group 2 semifinal

HILLSIDE – Were the host Comets concerned at all when they entered their locker room at halftime with no first half points at all for the initial time this season? Four first half possessions produced just four first downs, while lead running backs James Louis and Jahon Moore were limited to only 18 and 14 […]

Union football will next prepare for West Orange in N2G5 semifinals; Farmers easily handle visiting Paterson Kennedy 35-0

Sanborn connects with Igbinosun for three touchdown passes and, along with Murrell, also runs in for a score

UNION – For the second straight week the Union Farmers will begin to prepare for an opponent they have never faced in the playoffs. After top-seeded Union easily handled eighth-seeded Paterson Kennedy 35-0 Friday night at Cooke Memorial Field its attention turned to the Mountaineers of Essex County. “West Orange has great athletes and is […]

Playoffs commence for 8 Union County gridiron schools this weekend, 3 on Nov. 8 and 5 on Nov. 9; Union seeks 10-0 start vs. Paterson Kennedy

8-0 Hillside out for 7th straight sectional playoff triumph vs. Cinnaminson

Eight teams preparing to take what they hope will be the first of three steps. The ladder to a state championship begins this weekend and you better bundle up. Teams begin the pre-season suffocating in brutal August heat. Now in order to reach their ultimate goal teams will see their breath right in front of […]

Brearley football, behind stellar Ramos performance, dominates New Providence 35-13; Bears capture Mid-State’s Union Division championship perfect and outright at 7-0

Wins eighth straight to improve to 8-1 overall heading into next weekend's North, Group 1 playoffs

KENILWORTH – On a night when his grandfather Jerry, who passed away last Dec. 28, was honored for his many contributions to Kenilworth athletics, grandson Dan Ramos produced a performance that the opposition simply could not stop. Ramos carried the ball 20 times for 149 yards and three touchdowns, completed four of six passes for […]



Amanda Newport, varsity tennis “I am nominating Amanda Newport. She is a junior and returning player. Amanda is also the team captain. She has a strong presence, on and off the court. She takes charge as a team leader with her caring and calm demeanor. She also offers her experience as a guide for the […]



Kingsley Maduka, senior,boys cross-country “Kingsley Maduka is a Senior co-captain of the UHS Boys Cross Country Team and is competing in his third year of cross-country.He has led the Farmers in every meet he has taken part in this season, both quad meets and invitationals. He won a medal at the Garret Mountain Invitational on […]



Angelica DeStefano, junior, girls cross-country “Angelica DeStefano is a junior running her third campaign for the UHS Lady Farmer cross- country team and is enjoying her best season ever. She has improved her time by over a minute on the 3.2-mile Warinanco course, and set a UHS school record on the Oak Ridge Park Course […]

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