Final UCC boys’ basketball standings, overall records and Coaches’ picks here

UnionCounty boys’ basketball was well-represented, once again, among the best hoops in the state of New Jersey. For the first time in seven years and for the sixth time overall UnionCounty had two of the six state champions in the Tournament of Champions and for the first time neither was the Union County Tournament champion. […]

Union football garners program’s 500th victory; Farmers win at Hillsborough 35-28

Improve to 3-2 overall and in the Mid-State 38 Conference's Delaware Division

The Union football program gained its 500th victory in its 92nd season, winning at Hillsborough 35-28 Friday night in Mid-State 38 Conference-Delaware Division action. Union’s overall record now stands at 500-301-52 (,624). Union improved to 3-2 overall and 3-2 in the Delaware Division. Hillsborough fell to 2-4 overall and 2-4 in the Delaware Division. FRIDAY NIGHT’S UNION […]

Hillside football team comes back in second half to win consecutive games for first time in 3 years; Comets snap 8-game losing streak vs. Johnson

Top Crusaders for first time since 2004 and first time at home since 2003

Kudos to the Hillside football team for a magnificent victory in front of their home fans Saturday afternoon. Hillside came back from a two-touchdown halftime deficit to turn back non-division foe Johnson 30-27. After trailing 14-0 at halftime the Comets scored 14 points in the third quarter and 16 in the fourth. Hillside, which improved […]

Union County football scoreboard from Friday here, followed by rest-of-weekend schedule

                FRIDAY AFTERNOON UNION COUNTY FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD (5 games): Rahway 27, Hillside 13 – at Hillside New Providence 34, Brearley 14 – at New Providence North Hunterdon 20, Linden 7 – at Linden Scotch Plains 20, Gov.  Livingston 14 – at GL Bernards 33, Dayton 0 – at […]

Gross nets 139 yards, 3 TDs to lead Rahway football to season-opening win at Hillside; Wilkins scores twice for host Comets

HILLSIDE – The visiting and favored Indians scored the first four times they had the ball, capitalizing on turnovers their first two drives. The home team Comets could have quit after being down by four touchdowns in the second quarter, but they did not. Hillside hung in there, played much better defensively the rest of […]

Top senior, college-bound football players in Union County discussed by editor of The McCarthy Report

Union Farmers represented on Top 11 list by Egwuonwu, Bogan, Iroha

The Union and Plainfield football teams will clash Nov. 2 at Hub Stine Field after both will have played six games. Although they are in different sections (Union in North 2, Group 5 and Plainfield in North 2, Group 4) and different divisions in the Mid-State 38 Conference (Union in the Delaware and Plainfield in […]

2013 Football Classifications here for the 17 teams in Union County

2013 FOOTBALL CLASSIFICATIONS FOR THE 17 TEAMS IN UNION COUNTY REVISED AUG. 2  *  NORTH JERSEY, SECTION 2   GROUP 5   Enrollment: 1284-3379 Elizabeth (3379), Westfield (1378), Linden (1284), Union (1810) * GROUP 4   Enrollment: 943-1236 Scotch Plains-Fanwood (1120), Plainfield (1109) * GROUP 3   Enrollment: 715-866 Cranford (866), Summit (801), Governor Livingston […]

High School Baseball Development League allows teams to play together during the summer; 64 teams from 4 counties involved this year

Union-Essex seniors champs included Gov. Livingston in American Division and Columbia in National, while the juniors champs were Westfield in both the American and National divisions

With the slow dissolving of American Legion baseball in New Jersey caused by the competition of so many other leagues that are now available to players of all different skill levels, high school head coaches Chris Roof, Dan Mondelli and assistant Ralph Yezza decided that it was time for a change. What they wanted for […]

Union County All-Stars thwarted in comeback Snapple Bowl bid; Union’s Carter stands out at QB

Victory at Kean by 30-28 score gives Middlesex County All-Stars 12-8 series lead

  UNION – Doug Carter willed the Union All-Stars down the field in the final minutes to make this one of the more dramatic Snapple Bowls in some time. The Union County quarterback got them into the end zone. He needed to get them into the end zone one more time to put the game […]

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