Playoffs commence for 8 Union County gridiron schools this weekend, 3 on Nov. 8 and 5 on Nov. 9; Union seeks 10-0 start vs. Paterson Kennedy

8-0 Hillside out for 7th straight sectional playoff triumph vs. Cinnaminson

Eight teams preparing to take what they hope will be the first of three steps. The ladder to a state championship begins this weekend and you better bundle up. Teams begin the pre-season suffocating in brutal August heat. Now in order to reach their ultimate goal teams will see their breath right in front of […]

Brearley football, behind stellar Ramos performance, dominates New Providence 35-13; Bears capture Mid-State’s Union Division championship perfect and outright at 7-0

Wins eighth straight to improve to 8-1 overall heading into next weekend's North, Group 1 playoffs

KENILWORTH – On a night when his grandfather Jerry, who passed away last Dec. 28, was honored for his many contributions to Kenilworth athletics, grandson Dan Ramos produced a performance that the opposition simply could not stop. Ramos carried the ball 20 times for 149 yards and three touchdowns, completed four of six passes for […]

New Providence football at Brearley for the Mid-State’s Union Division title; Group 1 playoff squads both on a roll

Last two meetings have gone right down to the wire

Last year New Providence found a way in overtime after visiting Brearley kept coming back. On Friday night the two Union County Group 1 powers will clash again and for the second straight season the Mid-State 38 Conference’s Union Division championship will be on the line. Perhaps Union County’s biggest game this weekend pits New […]

UCT soccer championship games this week: 2-Summit vs. 1-Elizabeth boys’ Oct. 24 at Kean; 3-Westfield vs. 1-Cranford girls’ Oct. 25 at Johnson

The soccer Union County Tournament championship games are set to be contested this week. The boys’ final is Thursday night, Oct. 24 at 7:30 at Kean University’s Alumni Stadium in Union. It will be second-seeded Summit vs. top-seeded Elizabeth. This is the fifth time Summit is in the championship game. The last time was in […]

Union County Tournament information here

UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENTS BOYS’ SOCCER FINAL THURSDAY, OCT. 24 AT KEAN UNIVERSITY’S ALUMNI STADIUM IN UNION 2-Summit vs. 1-Elizabeth, 7:30 p.m. * * * GIRLS’ SOCCER FINAL FRIDAY, OCT. 25 AT JOHNSON HIGH SCHOOL’S NOLAN FIELD IN CLARK 3-Westfield or 2-Scotch Plains vs. 1-Cranford, 7:30 p.m. * * * GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL SEMIFINALS WEDNESDAY, OCT. 23 […]

Union County Tournament information here for boys’ soccer, girls’ soccer, field hockey, girls’ volleyball, gymnastics and cross country

UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENTS BOYS’ SOCCER SEMIFINALS SATURDAY, OCT. 19 AT JOHNSON HIGH SCHOOL’S NOLAN FIELD IN CLARK 3-Westfield vs.2-Summit, 5:30 p.m. 4-Scotch Plains vs. 1-Elizabeth, 8 p.m. * * * GIRLS’ SOCCER SEMIFINALS AT JOHNSON HIGH SCHOOL’S NOLAN FIELD IN CLARK SATURDAY, OCT. 19 5-Oak Knoll vs. 1-Cranford, 3 p.m. SUNDAY, OCT. 20 3-Westfield vs. […]

Rahway, Cranford football open with double-digit division home victories; Union produces first shutout win in 3 years

Brearley, New Providence, Scotch Plains also triumph on Friday, Sept. 13

While Rahway and Cranford opened their 2019 seasons with double-digit Mid-State Conference triumphs Friday night, both head coaches declared that there is still plenty of room for improvement. “We had some holding penalties that resulted in touchdowns being called back, so that is just one of the things we have to clean up,” Rahway head […]

B & B boys help Cedar Grove football best Brearley Bears; Panthers score in every quarter

Ramos tosses TD pass to Principato for home team's lone score

KENILWORTH – In a measuring stick kind of season-opener visiting Cedar Grove wanted to see where it stood while challenging a not-so familiar opponent on enemy turf. While the Panthers lost a ton of players to graduation, a squad cutting its teeth of sorts didn’t plan on making that an excuse as it traveled to […]

Union County 2019 football schedules here

The following are the 2019 Union County high school football schedules: UNION FARMERS Sept. 7 Curtis, SI at Rutgers, 3:30 p.m. Sept. 13 at Elizabeth, 7 p.m. Sept. 21 at Westfield, 1 p.m. Sept. 27 Plainfield, 7 p.m. Oct. 4 at Watchung Hills, 7 p.m. Oct. 11 at Linden, 7 p.m. Oct. 18 Hunterdon Central, […]

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