Union County football game-scrimmages commence this week, conclude next

Game-scrimmages for Union County football teams commence this week – week of Monday, Aug. 20 – and conclude next week – week of Monday, Aug. 27. Here’s the list: UNION COUNTY FOOTBALL GAME-SCRIMMAGES: UNION: Aug. 24 Summit, 11 a.m. BREARLEY: Aug. 30 Verona, 11 a.m. DAYTON: Aug. 30 at Keyport, 10 a.m. GOV. LIVINGSTON: Aug. […]

McCarthy Report praises plenty of Union County senior gridiron talent; State’s Top 20 college-bound senior football players also ranked here

High school football fans will soon see that Union County has some of the best players in the state. Standout seniors include linebacker Brian Ugwu of Hillside, running back BJ George of Linden and defensive lineman Rob Schork of Cranford, just to name a few. As has been the case for 60 years now, The […]

Roselle Park junior varsity and freshman football schedules here

Although Roselle Park will not field a varsity football team this season the Panthers have junior varsity and freshman schedules listed on the Roselle Park page at www.unioncountyconferencenj.org. Here they are: 2018 ROSELLE PARK JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL: Sept. 10 Brearley, 4 p.m. Sept. 17 Manville, 4 p.m. Sept. 24 South Hunterdon, 4 p.m. Oct. 1 […]

Where Union County football teams are situated for upcoming 2018 campaign; 8 of 16 open before Labor Day

First games are Thursday, Aug. 30

Where Union County football teams are situated for upcoming 2018 campaign; 8 of 16 open before Labor Day

High school football in New Jersey will take on an entirely different look and feel this season as playoff expansion has resulted in the re-shaping of classifications, schedules and so many other things. As stated on the New Jersey Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) website, the first official day of practice, still without pads, is Monday, […]

Snapple Bowl notebook: Parlavecchio, Jr. on New Providence’s schedule, Wagner on coaching in first SB and Union County Coach of the Year Grant on his first commit

WOODBRIDGE – Another Snapple Bowl is history, with the Middlesex County All-Stars winning for the 15th time by the score of 22-6. The 26th Snapple Bowl will be played at Kean University next July. There was plenty of chatter on the Union County side during the game. Here is a bit of it from New […]

Union County All-Stars manage to score, but fall short in Snapple Bowl XXV

WOODBRIDGE – Although the Middlesex County All-Stars were outgained in total yards for the first 30 minutes, defensively they more than held their own – led by linebacker Luke Vizzoni of Bishop Ahr. Middlesex limited the Union County All-Stars to just one score and that came after Middlesex already had a two-touchdown lead. Middlesex scored […]

Revised Union County football schedules here as of July 19; Changes made affecting Brearley, Dayton, Roselle, Hillside, Johnson and New Providence

Union County vs. Middlesex County matchups Week Zero include New Providence at Middlesex Aug. 30 and Roselle at Bishop Ahr Aug. 31; GL hosts Johnson Aug. 30 at 3 p.m. in Berkeley Heights

Below are revised Union County football schedules as of Thursday, July 19 for all 16 teams. With Roselle Park deciding to play JV only this season for safety reasons, Brearley and Dayton picked up new opponents, while New Providence and Roselle didn’t and now have 8-game schedules to start. For the most part now, if […]

Brearley, Dayton, Roselle Park have a combined 7 players ready to make their mark in 25th Snapple Bowl; Game is July 19 at Woodbridge

UNION – When he was given the ball on the night of Sept. 29, 2017 at Roselle Park’s Herm Shaw Field, Brearley senior running back Khalid Bonnet simply could not stopped. If he had, Roselle Park would have moved to 5-0. Instead, the bruising, low-to-the ground runner used his 5-10, 230-pound frame to follow his […]

Heights Baseball School emphasizes good sportsmanship; Second session at Columbia Park set for July 16-19

Home Run Derby featured for final day

The umpire calls, “strike 3!” The batter thought the pitch was outside. The batter is not happy. You want to keep your cool in that situation, player and coach as well. There’s a proper way to act when that happens. It’s all part of good sportsmanship. Being a good sport is just as important as […]