UCT soccer championship games this week: 2-Summit vs. 1-Elizabeth boys’ Oct. 24 at Kean; 3-Westfield vs. 1-Cranford girls’ Oct. 25 at Johnson

The soccer Union County Tournament championship games are set to be contested this week. The boys’ final is Thursday night, Oct. 24 at 7:30 at Kean University’s Alumni Stadium in Union. It will be second-seeded Summit vs. top-seeded Elizabeth. This is the fifth time Summit is in the championship game. The last time was in […]

Union County Tournament information here

UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENTS BOYS’ SOCCER FINAL THURSDAY, OCT. 24 AT KEAN UNIVERSITY’S ALUMNI STADIUM IN UNION 2-Summit vs. 1-Elizabeth, 7:30 p.m. * * * GIRLS’ SOCCER FINAL FRIDAY, OCT. 25 AT JOHNSON HIGH SCHOOL’S NOLAN FIELD IN CLARK 3-Westfield or 2-Scotch Plains vs. 1-Cranford, 7:30 p.m. * * * GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL SEMIFINALS WEDNESDAY, OCT. 23 […]

Cranford’s Rosenmeier reaches 100 victory plateau in 15th season; Cranford improves to 4-2 with dominant win

Cougars next play at North Hunterdon Oct. 25 for outright Mid-State Conference-Raritan Division title

CRANFORD – What’s it like to play football for Cranford head coach Erik Rosenmeier? “You learn the importance of being able to execute what you do every day,” senior quarterback Connor Katz said. “He wants you to be you and go out and give it everything you’ve got.” Senior two-way lineman Patrick Blowe said: “I […]

Union County Tournament information here for boys’ soccer, girls’ soccer, field hockey, girls’ volleyball, gymnastics and cross country

UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENTS BOYS’ SOCCER SEMIFINALS SATURDAY, OCT. 19 AT JOHNSON HIGH SCHOOL’S NOLAN FIELD IN CLARK 3-Westfield vs.2-Summit, 5:30 p.m. 4-Scotch Plains vs. 1-Elizabeth, 8 p.m. * * * GIRLS’ SOCCER SEMIFINALS AT JOHNSON HIGH SCHOOL’S NOLAN FIELD IN CLARK SATURDAY, OCT. 19 5-Oak Knoll vs. 1-Cranford, 3 p.m. SUNDAY, OCT. 20 3-Westfield vs. […]

Rahway football was last 5-0 and 6-0 in last state championship season of 1984; Indians captured North 2, Group 3 that year for 3rd time in playoff era

Here's a look at results from that 8-2-1 state title season from 1984

Rahway came close to winning a state championship last year. This year the Indians presently have the look of a team that will accomplish that feat. Standout senior middle linebacker Qualil Lumpkins likes where Rahway is at the moment, but also cautions: “stay hungry and take it one game at a time.” Rahway defeated Cranford […]

Rahway football moves to 5-0 for first time since 1984; Pierre-Louis scores 4 TDs in 46-14 home win over Cranford

Cougar QB Katz throws a TD pass and runs for another score

RAHWAY – Rahway’s first 5-0 start in 35 years is no surprise to standout senior middle linebacker Qualil Lumpkins, always among the team’s leading tacklers. “On defense we keep things simple and just try to fly around,” Lumpkins said. “A big thanks goes to Coach (Lou) Urbano (Rahway’s defensive coordinator).” Rahway’s only given up seven […]

Summit football, behind stellar defense and 3 Lusardi touchdowns, knocks off 4-0 Somerville; Goldblatt forces key fumble that leads to winning TD and then closes game with INT

Hilltoppers snap 17-game Pioneer regular season winning streak

Summit was coming off a home loss to undefeated Rahway and was then faced with the prospect of hosting defending Mid-State Conference Mountain Division champion Somerville, another team without a setback. The visiting Pioneers arrived at Summit’s Tatlock Field Saturday with a 4-0 record that included 187 points for, only 26 against, and two shutouts. […]

Hillside football’s 5-0 start most dominating; Comets have outscored opposition 203-14, with 3 shutouts

Standout senior Biggins leads way at QB once again

First Hillside realized what it took to win just to be in the conversation of being among the better teams. Then the Comets took the next step. Hillside reached a state championship game two years ago for the first time in over 30 years. Then the Comets won it, state champs for the first time […]

UNION FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Lyric Scott, junior, field hockey “Lyric is one of my captains and a three-year starter for the Union Varsity Field Hockey Program. Lyric is a great student athlete, who is a leader on and off the field. She has two goals and an assist, which has led Union to a 3-0 start to the season. […]

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