Happy 4th! 2017 Union County high school football schedules here

Here are the 2017 high school football schedules for all 17 Union County playing schools: Enjoy! UNION FARMERS Sept. 8 at Watchung Hills, 7 p.m. Sept. 15 Plainfield, 7 p.m. Sept. 22 at Elizabeth, 7 p.m. Oct. 6 Westfield, 7 p.m Oct. 13 at Franklin, 7 p.m. Oct. 20 Ridge, 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at […]

Union SC Crimson Tide U-17 girls’ soccer team captures regional championship; Next is the nationals, scheduled for July 21-24 in Westfield, Ind.

After having to come back from deficits in three straight qualifying matches, the Union SC Crimson Tide U-17 girls’ soccer team saved its most dominant play for the championship game en route to advancing to the nationals. On Thursday (June 29) morning at PDA Soccer Complex in Somerset, the Crimson Tide blanked Maryland Rush NPL by […]

Cranford’s Shriner comes through in the clutch to deliver game-winning RBI-single for Essex-Union squad; Inaugural Underclassmen All-Star Game at Kean vs. Middlesex a success

Stephen Reid of Governor Livingston bangs out two hits and drives in a run

UNION – A big part of being a Cranford baseball player is realizing what the situation calls for. James Shriner didn’t expect to be up with the game tied and two outs in the bottom of the ninth, but he was more than ready to make something positive happen when he did. With runners on […]

Union-Essex roster here for first Union-Essex vs. Middlesex All-Star Baseball Game at Kean, June 27

Here is the Union-Essex roster for the first Union-Essex vs. Middlesex All-Star Baseball Game, scheduled to be played Tuesday, June 27 at 6 p.m. at Kean University in Union.   2017 UNION/ESSEX COMINATION ALL-STAR TEAM:   PITCHERS: Danny Wilkinson (LH), Scotch Plains, sophomore Gordon Graceffo (RH), Cranford, junior Ryan Cardona (RH), Livingston, junior Matt Ciccone […]

Roselle talented running back Byrd hopes to soar for North in June 26 Phil Simms All-Star Classic at Kean; South leads series 18-17-2

When Isiah Byrd was given the ball you better have been paying attention. Because if you weren’t, there was a good chance you were going to miss a Roselle touchdown. An electrifying 6-point Ram jaunt to the end zone. That was his job last fall. The senior tailback didn’t disappoint. Byrd (5-9, 205) had one […]

Union County All-Stars edged by Essex County in annual Underclassmen clash; Gula of Millburn and Serretti of GL are MOPs; A Union-Essex team, for the first time, will take on Middlesex County June 27 at Kean

Union's LeMatty honored with Distinguished Achievement Award

UNION – Peter Gula made the most of his opportunity to shine as an all-star. A member of Millburn’s Group 4 state championship squad, Gula started at second base for the Essex County squad and ended up being used as the team’s sixth and final pitcher. Gula produced at the plate and on the mound […]

Cranford baseball has fine season conclude in Group 3 state championship game; Junior RH Graceffo magnificent for 7 innings in 5-1, 8-inning defeat

TOMS RIVER – Chris Reeder prides himself on defense. The Allentown junior backstop, according to head coach Brian Nice, has proved all season long that he is a catcher capable of helping get one of his pitchers out of a jam. Lately, he’s also found his stroke at the plate. In a thunderous way. With […]