Cranford FB improves to 6-0 with decisive 51-17 home win over Hillside; Senior QB Schetelich rushes for 3 TDs

Graham, Mays score for Hillside; Jaramillo kicks 25-yard FG

CRANFORD – What was Cranford’s objective against a Hillside team that came in off a victory in which it scored 49 points on the road? For the host Cougars it was to take care of business and keep on showing signs of improvement. Hillside, on the other hand, knew it was going up against quite […]

Union football makes statement with convincing home win over Hunterdon Central; Cranford, Brearley remain undefeated, both improving to 5-0

Dayton scores 50, Hillside 49 in league victories

Union had it with close losses. So when Friday night’s home game against Hunterdon Central became a one-possession contest for the second time, the Farmers were ready to make a statement. No more fooling around. Union returned two first-half kickoffs – including the opening one – for touchdowns, took a two-touchdown lead at intermission after […]

Brearley football produces 4 time-consuming drives en route to commanding league win over Dayton; Bears score touchdowns in every quarter

Senior QB Montesdeoca throws TD pass in first half, runs for 2 scores in second

KENILWORTH – Brearley put together a couple of time-consuming drives that resulted in touchdowns in the first half, but at least Dayton had the ball a few times and some opportunities. The underdog Bulldogs hung tough for the first 24 minutes, trailing only by a touchdown at intermission. However, in the second half not only did […]

Roselle Park football has longest winning streak of any team in Union County – now at 4

Panthers lone team off this weekend; Will return Sept. 25 at Bound Brook

Three Union County teams opened with shutout victories last weekend, two on Friday night and one on Saturday afternoon. On Friday night in Mid-State 38 Conference-Valley Division play, Roselle Park opened at home with a 38-0 win over Pingry, while New Providence won at South Hunterdon 34-0. For the Panthers it was their fourth straight win […]

Former longtime Hillside assistant football coach Zappulla to be remembered during Sept. 26 home-opener vs. Rahway

Imagine doing something you love and cherish for more than 50 years? Wow! That was John Zappulla. He coached football and taught physical education at Hillside for half a century and loved every minute of it. Zappulla, who was on Hillside’s football staff as an assistant for 52 seasons – beginning with the 1963 campaign […]

Union County’s top senior, college-bound football players ranked here; Cranford’s Penn State-commit Fries, QB Schetelich among Top 15

Two of the top senior football players in Union County for 2015 are both playing for Cranford. You have lineman Will Fries, who two months ago gave Penn State a verbal commitment. You also have returning quarterback Jack Schetelich, who opposing defenses found it rather difficult to contain him in 2014 as he guided the […]

Grammar school students excel at RC’s Write On Sports summer camp

“Write on Sports” completed a second straight successful season at Roselle Catholic High School earlier this month. Eight grammar school campers, residents of Roselle, Linden, Elizabeth, Hillside and North Plainfield, completed the two-week camp session, directed by Roselle Catholic graduates Joe Skrec (’84) and Erin Sisk “’06), from July 6-10 and July 13-17. Write on […]

2015 Union County football schedules

UNION FARMERS Sept. 11 Phillipsburg, 7 p.m. Sept. 18 Franklin, 7 p.m. Sept. 25 at Bridgewater-Raritan, 7 p.m. Oct. 2 at Elizabeth, 7 p.m. Oct. 9 Hunterdon Central, 7 p.m. Oct. 16 Hillsborough, 7 p.m. Oct. 23 at Watchung Hills, 7 p.m. Oct. 30 at Ridge, 7 p.m. Nov. 25 at Linden, 7 p.m.   […]

Union County football scrimmage schedules here

UNION COUNTY FOOTBALL SCRIMMAGES:   UNION: Game scrimmage Sept. 3 North Bergen, 6 p.m.   ROSELLE PARK: Aug. 25 Quad, 10 a.m. Aug. 28 Keyport, 11 a.m.   BREARLEY: Aug. 21 North Plainfield, 10 a.m. Aug. 28 South River, 10 a.m.   SUMMIT: Aug. 25 Bloomfield, Caldwell, Shore Regional, 10:30 a.m. Aug. 28 Columbia, 10:30 […]

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