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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Broadcast team was Spychala, Rettino and Skrec for first Snapple Bowl – July 21, 1994 at Union High School; 25th annual Union County vs. Middlesex County gridiron clash set for July 19 at Woodbridge High

All-Star Game continues to benefit Children's Specialized Hospital in Mountainside and Lakeview School in Edison

The MyCentralJersey.com Snapple Bowl is celebrating its 25th anniversary this month. The game – with all proceeds going to the Children’s Specialized Hospital in Mountainside and the Lakeview School for children with disabilities in Edison – is scheduled to take place Thursday night, July 19 at Woodbridge High School. Practice for the Union County team […]

North falls to South in 40th annual Phil Simms New Jersey All-Star Game; Cranford’s Valentino kicks 37 yard FG, totals 4 points

UNION – South quarterback Josh Zamot – in his final high school game before going on to play at Stony Brook – talked afterwards about a play he called, “5 Special.” “It was something we ran in practice five times,” Zamot said. The play produced a touchdown pass to wide receiver Edwin Morales early in […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball all-division teams for 2018 here

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL ALL-DIVISION TEAMS FOR 2018 WATCHUNG: Gordon Graceffo, Cranford, pitcher Jim Shriner, Cranford, right field Andre Tirso, Elizabeth, outfield Israel Santana, Elizabeth, catcher Daniel Serretti, Gov. Livingston, shortstop Andrew Compton, Gov. Livingston, third base Stephen Reid, Gov. Livingston, designated hitter D.J. Gonelli, Gov. Livingston, pitcher-first base Will Gale, Scotch Plains-Fanwood, right field […]

Union County football well represented in June 25 Phil Simms North-South All-Star Game at Kean; former Roselle coach Grasso, Sr. to be honored at halftime

UNION – Jerish Halsey came up quite large in Rahway’s biggest games last season. The elusive wide receiver produced two touchdowns in Rahway’s season-opening win at Hillside. He then hauled in a touchdown pass in Rahway’s victory the following month at undefeated Somerville. In North 2, Group 3 play at Summit Halsey was there to […]