Cranford wrestlers win record eighth straight Union County Tournament

Cranford wrestlers win record eighth straight Union County Tournament

UNION, NJ — The Cranford High School wrestling team had six county champions en route to a record-breaking eighth straight team championship. However, without the efforts of grapplers Dylan Jones and Quentin Connolly, who placed third; Michael Tona, fourth; and Alex Mueller, fifth, the Cougars might not have been able to beat out upstart Governor […]

Cranford looks to win eighth straight UCT for wrestling

Cranford looks to win eighth straight UCT for wrestling

CRANFORD, NJ — For the first time, the Union County Tournament for wrestling will take place at Kean University’s Harwood Arena in Union. Also for the first time, when this competition is complete, a school may have won the team championship for the eighth straight year. Seven-time defending champion Cranford High School, along with undefeated […]

Cranford High School’s grapplers get ready for 2022-23 season

Cranford High School’s grapplers get ready for 2022-23 season

CRANFORD, NJ — Making its presence felt right out of the gate, the Cranford High School wrestling team wasted no time as far as producing a dominating performance goes. The Cougars opened their 2022-2023 season by capturing the Kearny Holiday Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 17. Cranford accomplished this without its two best wrestlers. Senior 190-pounder […]

Four Union County football teams compete in sectional semifinals this weekend

UNION COUNTY, NJ — It’s now down to a final four. The four Union County football teams still alive in state playoff competition are preparing hard for this weekend’s sectional semifinal matchups. On Friday night, Nov. 4, Cranford High School and David Brearley High School will be playing at home, while Westfield High School will […]

The wait is over as Union County football playoffs begin

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Nine weekends have passed, with some teams getting in nine games and most eight, as we begin the high school football playoffs in New Jersey in the month of October for the first time. After this weekend, next weekend and the one following it that will crown sectional state champions, there […]

Week 8 football will decide who makes the playoffs and who doesn’t

UNION COUNTY, NJ — This is the weekend that puts the closure on who is in and who is out — who is in the state playoffs, and who will come up short of qualifying. The sectional playoffs commence next week and then, after those three weekends, for the first time, public school group semifinals […]

Union County football: A playoff picture right now

Union County football: A playoff picture right now

UNION COUNTY, NJ — One thing New Jersey has made perfectly clear: Your high school football team does not need to be undefeated, or even better than .500, to qualify for the state playoffs. Right now, 12 of Union County’s 17 football-playing schools find themselves in playoff positions, with just two weekends of qualifying games […]

David Brearley is last one undefeated as football teams vie for playoff positions

David Brearley is last one undefeated as football teams vie for playoff positions

UNION COUNTY, NJ — David Brearley High School remains Union County’s only undefeated football team at 6-0. Week 7 features Union County schools in 16 games across three days, with only one common game — Cranford at Linden. There are two weekends of games remaining before the state playoffs commence on Friday, Oct. 28, and […]

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