MONDAY MORNING QUARTERBACK: Roselle Park 3-0 for first time since 2005; Johnson seeks first 3-0 start since 2007

Sophomore Sanborn impressing for Farmers; Westfield defense continues to stifle foes

Roselle Park is 3-0 for the first time since 2005. Johnson will attempt to get to 3-0 for the first time since 2007. Both are involved in big Mid-State 38 Conference undefeated division matchups scheduled to take place Friday night. Roselle Park is at Belvidere, with both at the top of the Union Division standings […]

All 17 Union County football teams scheduled to play Sept. 15; Rare weekend when none will play on Saturday

Big matchup: Westfield at Ridge, a battle of 1-0 Watchung Division teams with the Westfield Blue Devil defense attempting to halt the Ridge Red Devil offense

All 17 Union County football schools are scheduled to play Friday, Sept. 15, which will be a rare weekend when none are to play on Saturday. There are 12 games, including five featuring two Union County squads. Perhaps the most high profile matchup of the weekend is Westfield at Ridge, which is a battle of 1-0 […]

Union County football schedule for Sept. 8-9 weekend here – weather permitting, of course

Here is the Union County football schedule for the weekend of Sept. 8 and 9 – weather permitting, of course. As of Sunday, Sept. 3 there are 8 games scheduled for Friday, Sept. 8 and 5 for Saturday, Sept. 9. Saturday, Sept. 9 is an ACT testing day, with games listed to start at 1 […]

McCarthy Report ranks Union County’s Top 10 college-bound football prospects

The annual McCarthy Report started by Dennis McCarthy in 1959 that ranks New Jersey high school football players in all four classes, including seniors that are top college prospects, continues with his son David now at the helm. Longtime North Arlington resident Dennis McCarthy passed away in May at the age of 74. His passion […]

Revised Union County football schedules – as of Aug. 21 – here; Roselle will play home dates at Rahway River Park

Roselle Park will host Roselle on Thanksgiving in 100th meeting; Rahway will play Johnson at home on Thanksgiving at Veterans Field

REVISED 2017 UNION COUNTY FOOTBALL SCHEDULES AS OF MONDAY, AUG. 21, 2017 2017 UNION FARMERS Sept. 8 at Watchung Hills, 7 p.m. Sept. 15 Plainfield, 7 p.m. Sept. 22 at Elizabeth, 7 p.m. Oct. 6 Westfield, 7 p.m Oct. 13 at Franklin, 7 p.m. Oct. 20 Ridge, 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at B-Raritan, 7 p.m. […]

New football classifications affect 5 Union County schools; Cranford, Summit, Rahway back in N2, G3

New Providence back in N2, G1 and Linden back in N2, G4

The new football classifications affect five Union County schools. Cranford, Rahway and Summit are back in North 2, Group 3. In the past three years Rahway was in Central Jersey, Group 3 and in the past two Summit was in North 2, Group 4 – both for the first time. Cranford was situated in CJ, G3 last […]

MVP Oblachinski leads Union County All-Stars to come-from-behind Snapple Bowl triumph; Guides winning team to 2 key 4th quarter TD drives

Cranford's Bakie, Roselle's Stephens, Johnson's Fischetti, Rahway's Anderson score UC TDs

UNION – After leading at the half – a longer than usual intermission caused by a lightning delay – and also ahead going into the final 15 minutes, the Union County All-Stars had to sort of re-invent themselves in order to come out on top again. The Middlesex County All-Stars finally got into the end […]

All-Star QBs Hairston III of Roselle and Oblachinski of Cranford seek to guide Union County squad into end zone often; Snapple Bowl XXIV kicks off July 20 at Kean

Proceeds benefit Edison-based Lakeview School, a program of the New Jersey Institute for Disabilities, and the Children’s Specialized Hospital in Mountainside

UNION – Gerald Hairston III led the Roselle Rams to a Union County-best 495 points. Brian Oblachinski guided the Cranford Cougars to the third most points of any Union County squad last year, 358. Repeat North 2, Group 5 champion Westfield was second with 378. Union County’s All-Star quarterbacks hope to lead their football team […]

Happy 4th! 2017 Union County high school football schedules here

Here are the 2017 high school football schedules for all 17 Union County playing schools: Enjoy! UNION FARMERS Sept. 8 at Watchung Hills, 7 p.m. Sept. 15 Plainfield, 7 p.m. Sept. 22 at Elizabeth, 7 p.m. Oct. 6 Westfield, 7 p.m Oct. 13 at Franklin, 7 p.m. Oct. 20 Ridge, 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at […]

Roselle talented running back Byrd hopes to soar for North in June 26 Phil Simms All-Star Classic at Kean; South leads series 18-17-2

When Isiah Byrd was given the ball you better have been paying attention. Because if you weren’t, there was a good chance you were going to miss a Roselle touchdown. An electrifying 6-point Ram jaunt to the end zone. That was his job last fall. The senior tailback didn’t disappoint. Byrd (5-9, 205) had one […]