All pistons are firing as Union County football blasts into Week Three

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Winning for the first time in Week Two last weekend were Arthur L. Johnson and Roselle Park high schools on Friday night, Sept. 8, and Hillside High School on a steamy, sweltering Saturday afternoon, Sept. 9, at Hillside’s John Zappulla Field. Arthur L. Johnson won at home against Bound Brook High […]

Union County football gears up for action in a Week Two preview

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union High School found a way to win in overtime to, this time, beat Bridgewater-Raritan High School in a close one. Cranford High School got off to a rousing start by venturing into Hunterdon County and coming away with a 41-0 triumph against North Hunterdon Regional High School. Linden High School […]

Week One football is ready to kick off in Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The first week of the 2023 high school football season is in the books, with four schools, Linden, New Providence, Rahway and Scotch Plains-Fanwood, all 1-0 and three other schools, Union, Elizabeth and Governor Livingston, starting off 0-1. Returning senior quarterback Tequan Thomas scored three touchdowns, including the game-winner in the […]

Arthur L. Johnson kicker excels in Phil Simms NJ North/South All-Star Football Classic

Arthur L. Johnson kicker excels in Phil Simms NJ North/South All-Star Football Classic

UNION, NJ – During the course of the past four varsity seasons for the Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders, Brett Makowsky lit up the scoreboard on more than one occasion. There was a 43-yard field goal early in his junior year for his first of six career field goals in 10 attempts. On three […]

Governor Livingston baseball 7-3, wins five games in a row

Governor Livingston baseball 7-3, wins five games in a row

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — After a rocky start that did not include injured mound aces John Schmidt and Matty Diskin, the Governor Livingston High School baseball team righted its ship the last two weeks. The Highlanders took a 7-3 overall record and five-game winning streak into their scheduled Union County Conference-Watchung Division matchup at Arthur […]

Union County baseball has its opening day of the season

Union County baseball has its opening day of the season

UNION COUNTY, NJ — In a rematch of last year’s Union County Tournament championship game at Kean University, Cranford High School hosted Jonathan Dayton High School in one of the 10 Union County baseball opening day clashes on Monday, April 3. All 19 Union County Conference schools opened on Monday, April 3, with defending UCT […]

Basketball season comes to a close

CLARK, NJ — The Clark Recreation basketball season came to an end recently with championship games in the third- through fourth- and fifth- through eighth-grade brackets in both girls and boys. Recreation Director Ralph Bernardo extended his thanks to all those that made it possible. “None of our youth sports leagues would exist without the […]