Playoff matchups finalized for 11 Union County football teams that made it; Games will take place Friday night and Saturday afternoon

Sectional consolation matchups listed below for 6 Union County schools that didn't qualify

Union County football has produced a state champion each of the last three years. Can this be the season that more than one Union County team holds up a trophy? The last time that happened was six years ago in 2006 when Elizabeth and Brearley won titles. Now it’s time to get ready for the […]

Rahway football to host Roselle Friday night at Johnson; Union at Hunterdon Central, Elizabeth at Plainfield and North Plainfield at Cranford cancelled

Not all Union County teams will play this weekend because of students not attending school as a result of Hurricane Sandy

In a perfect world, all 17 Union County football playing schools would have played either their eighth or ninth games last weekend. Hurricane Sandy prevented that. All 17 teams attempted to play those games again this weekend, but because students at many of those schools could not attend school because of the lack-of-power situation created […]

The mess Hurricane Sandy brought continues to hamper everything we do; High school football in Union County will attempt to continue this weekend

Final games before playoffs and possible consolations are rescheduled for Friday and Saturday

For those who already got their power back – God Bless! I am both thankful for you and very envious. As of Wednesday, Nov. 7, mine is not back and JCP&L has no clue when it will be back. As far as Union County football is concerned, everyone had a bye week last weekend. Because […]

10 Union County football teams have qualified for the playoffs

This weekend's schedule could be in jeopardy because of Hurricane Sandy

Still with a weekend to go before the secitonal quarterfinals begin, 10 Union County football teams have qualified for the NJSIAA playoffs.The other seven Union County schools have already been eliminated. Because of Hurricane Sandy, this weekend’s schedule of games to be played on Friday, Nov. 2 and Saturday, Nov. 3 could be in a […]

Elizabeth, Summit football remain undefeated, while Cranford has big win over ALJ Crusaders

Brearley, Westfield gain their first victories

UNION COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL THIS WEEK’S SCHEDULE: Friday, Nov. 2 (6 games) Union at Hunterdon Central, 7 p.m. Bridgewater-Raritan at Linden, 7 North Plainfield at Cranford, 7 Johnson at Delaware Valley, 7 Manville vs. Dayton, 7 at Union’s Cooke Memorial Field Bound Brook at Brearley, 7 Saturday, Nov. 3 (6 games) Hillside at Summit, […]

Looks like 10 Union County football teams are playoff bound; Linden also still alive despite 1-5 record

Next weekend's schedule, picks, this past weekend's results, JR's newTop 10 here

UNION COUNTY FOOTBALL TEAMS ALREADY PLAYOFF BOUND STILL WITH TWO WEEKENDS TO GO   NORTH 2, GROUP 5: Elizabeth, Union   NORTH 2, GROUP 4: Scotch Plains   NORTH 2, GROUP 3: Summit, Cranford, Rahway   NORTH 2, GROUP 1: New Providence, Roselle Park, Dayton (It will help Roselle Park and Dayton if Secaucus loses […]

Union County Tournament — Boys Soccer Schedule

Union County Tournament — Boys Soccer Schedule

FIRST ROUND – SATURDAY, OCT. 6 12-Plainfield at 5-Summit 14-Dayton/11-Union winner vs. 19-Roselle/6-Hillside winner at the higher seed 10-Johnson at 7-Cranford 15-Union Catholic/9-Linden vs. 8-Brearley at the higher seed TOP FOUR SEEDS RECEIVE BYE INTO QUARTERFINALS 1-Scotch Plains-Fanwood – defending champion 2-Westfield – 2010 champion 3-Governor Livingston 4-Elizabeth – 2008 champion PRELIMINARY ROUND SATURDAY – […]

Union football step behind a speedy Elizabeth offense

Minutemen score quick for a dominating win

By JR Parachini, Sports Editor ELIZABETH– It wasn’t beauty that killed the beast. It was speed that killed the Farmers. In an early-season division showdown that featured the two best teams inUnionCountyand two of the top-ranked teams in the state, it was the home team Minutemen making the biggest statement. Elizabeth, behind the speedy running […]

Rahway starts strong with convincing opening victory

Visiting Hillside has positives to build on  By JR Parachini, Sports Editor RAHWAY – Justin Becker, as a team captain and returning two-way starter, realized the importance of his football team getting out to a good start. “We worked hard all week to come out here and play well,” Becker said. Rahway was efficient offensively, […]

Union vs. Elizabeth pits the county’s top ranked teams

By JR Parachini,  Sports Editor UNION- Last year they met for the first of two times in Week Six, withUnioncoming off one of its most heartbreaking defeats – a last-play-of-the-game 37-35 setback atWestfield. Elizabethcame toUnionthe next weekend, sky high and with a perfect 5-0 mark. Forty eight minutes of football later and the Minutemen were […]