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 […]

CRANFORD FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

CRANFORD FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

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 […]

UNION MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

UNION MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

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 […]

UNION FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

UNION FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

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 […]

New Providence football at Brearley for the Mid-State’s Union Division title; Group 1 playoff squads both on a roll

Last two meetings have gone right down to the wire

Last year New Providence found a way in overtime after visiting Brearley kept coming back. On Friday night the two Union County Group 1 powers will clash again and for the second straight season the Mid-State 38 Conference’s Union Division championship will be on the line. Perhaps Union County’s biggest game this weekend pits New […]

Union football 8-0 for first time since 1992; Farmers seek to complete perfect regular season before eyeing first state championship since 1993

Host Middlesex County foe Sayreville on Nov. 1 Senior Night

Imagine a scenario where Ridge, coached by Union graduate Bill Tracy, comes to Union’s Cooke Memorial Field the fourth weekend in November to try to prevent the host Farmers from winning their first state championship in 26 years? It could happen. It’s that time of the year. We now start thinking about possible playoff matchups […]

Top-seeded Cranford girls’ soccer has to settle for UCT co-champion status; Third-seeded Westfield comes back with 2 second half goals to claim share of crown

Penalty kicks should be back in the mix to decide one champion beginning next year

CLARK – The favorite, the top seed, the team that beat the other team twice in two tries in division play and the team seeking to win the championship for the first time in 10 years was on its way, taking a relatively quick 2-0 lead. The underdog, the third seed, the team that moved […]