For 2nd time in 3 years 3-2 Cranford football tops 5-0 Summit; Cougars enhance North, Group 4 playoff chances

For the second straight season – with, perhaps, the playoffs on the line – the Cranford Cougars came through big-time in the second half at home against an undefeated team. Trailing 5-0 Summit by five points at intermission, Cranford fought hard in quarters three and four to top the visiting Hilltoppers 25-12 Friday night at […]

Girls’ volleyball Union County Tournament to commence Oct. 12; Final is Oct. 26 at Kean University

2018 UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENT GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL SEEDS: 1-Westfield. 2-Union Catholic. 3-Union. 4-Kent Place. 5-Scotch Plains. 6-New Providence. 7-Linden. 8-Gov. Livingston. 9-Benedictine. 10-Summit. 11-Rahway. 12-Roselle. 13-Elizabeth. 14-Dayton. 15-Plainfield. 16-Cranford. 17-Roselle Catholic. 18-Johnson. 19-Oak Knoll. PRELIMINARY ROUND: Friday, Oct. 12 19-Oak Knoll at 14-Dayton 18-Johnson at 15-Plainfield 17-Roselle Catholic at 16-Cranford FIRST ROUND Tuesday, Oct. 16 TOP […]

Featured Union County football matchup this weekend is Oct. 12 Union Division clash with Brearley (5-0) at New Providence (6-0); Hillside (5-0) and Summit (5-0) also seek to remain undefeated

There are still 4 Union County teams without a loss as we are down to the final 3 weeks of the regular season. A showdown this Friday night features 2 of them clashing. After that just 1 will still have the 0 in the right column. Among this weekend’s top matchups includes Brearley (5-0) at […]

Updated UCT information here – Wednesday, Oct. 10

UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENTS   BOYS’ SOCCER:   SEEDS: 1-Elizabeth. 2-Scotch Plains. 3-Westfield. 4-Union. 5-Summit. 6-Cranford. 7-Roselle. 8-Plainfield. 9-Dayton. 10-Gov. Livingston. 11-Rahway. 12-New Providence. 13-Oratory Prep. 14-Johnson. 15-Linden. 16-Union Catholic. 17-Brearley. 18-Hillside. 19-Roselle Park. 20-Roselle Catholic.   PRELIMINARY ROUND: Saturday, Oct. 6 Dayton 2, Union Catholic 1 Plainfield 3, Brearley 0 Summit 11, Roselle Catholic 0 […]

Union County Tournaments information here: Girls’ volleyball will be last to be seeded

UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENTS BOYS’ SOCCER: SEEDS: 1-Elizabeth. 2-Scotch Plains. 3-Westfield. 4-Union. 5-Summit. 6-Cranford. 7-Roselle. 8-Plainfield. 9-Dayton. 10-Gov. Livingston. 11-Rahway. 12-New Providence. 13-Oratory Prep. 14-Johnson. 15-Linden. 16-Union Catholic. 17-Brearley. 18-Hillside. 19-Roselle Park. 20-Roselle Catholic. PRELIMINARY ROUND: Saturday, Oct. 6 16-Union Catholic at 9-Dayton 17-Brearley at 8-Plainfield 20-Roselle Catholic at 5-Summit 13-Oratory Prep at 12-New Providence 15-Linden […]

Union County FB still undefeated: New Providence, Summit, Hillside, Brearley; Union seeks first win over Westfield since 2013

Ten games on tap for Oct. 5 and two more on Oct. 6; GL has the weekend off

So through the last weekend in August and then the month of September, we have four teams in Union County that have still not experienced the agony of defeat. New Providence is 5-0 – not bad considering the Pioneers are coming off consecutive 1-9 finishes the past two seasons for the first time in program […]

Union residents Melendez and Buchanan and Flores of Elizabeth spark Union County College women’s soccer; Owls take perfect 10-0 record into Oct. 4 sophomore night home game vs. Bucks CC

Match will take place at Snyder Field in Berkeley Heights

CRANFORD – The Union County College women’s soccer team is currently undefeated, sitting on a ten-game win streak. Their current record is 10-0. On Oct. 2 the Lady Owls shut out Ocean County College by a score of 10-0. The previous week, on Sept. 25, the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) issued their Top […]

Hillside football moves to 4-0 after mistake-filled 23-13 triumph at Bernards; Biggins, Willis, Melendez score

Comets can clinch Valley Division title outright next week

BERNARDSVILLE – Hillside got to 4-0 as it expected, but the Comets sure did not perform in a way they are all too proud of. Hillside committed 15 penalties – seven in the first half and eight more in the second – and turned the ball over three times. In spite of those errors – […]

Union County football has 8 games Sept. 28 and 4 more on Sept. 29; New Providence seeks 5-0, Hillside 4-0

Union at South Brunswick battle of 3-1 Group 5 schools

Union County football this weekend – Friday, Sept. 28 and Saturday, Sept. 29 – consists of eight games Friday and four more on Saturday. Roselle will now be hosting South Hunterdon Friday night at Rahway River Park instead of Metuchen. “Our numbers are down, we aim to get healthy and plan on playing at Bishop […]

Hillside football at Bernards in battle of 3-0 squads; Top teams in Mid-State’s Valley Division feature potent offenses

And stingy defenses

Last year Hillside went on the road after qualifying in Central Jersey, Group 2 for the first time and was victorious all three playoff games. Head coach Barris Grant dubbed his Comets “Road Warriors” after Hillside won at undefeated South River, at Johnson (a team it lost to in the regular season) and then defeated […]

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