Kenilworth players look ready for 2021-22 basketball season

KENILWORTH, NJ — The game plan for this year, drawn up as so many X’s and O’s on a chalkboard, has Kenilworth’s David Brearley High School Bears boys basketball team looking toward the future, while evaluating its prospects in the present. “We’re trying to build for now from the bottom up,” second-year head coach Ryan […]

Brearley takes Dayton apart and wins 40-6

Brearley takes Dayton apart and wins 40-6

KENILWORTH, NJ — “Come ready, come hungry.” Those were the post-game words echoed by David Brearley High School’s lead skill position football players, who did just that, as they decimated neighborhood rival Jonathan Dayton High School 40-6 on Thursday, Oct. 28, in a Big Central Conference crossover clash at home on Ward Field. After taking […]

Union and Cranford football teams expected to earn top seeds in sections

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union and Cranford, the two best football teams in Union County, as expected garnered top seeds in their sections. Rahway, at the last minute, snuck in, while Scotch Plains–Fanwood fell out. In all, 10 of Union County’s 17 football-playing schools qualified for the state playoffs, which commence around the state on […]

Brearley prepares for big game at home

KENILWORTH, NJ — The Brearley Bears have done quite well, going into the final weekend of the regular season before the playoffs commence. Kenilworth’s David Brearley High School appears headed to the playoffs out of North, Group 1, in large part due to winning against bigger schools situated in South, Group 2, with victories over […]

Brearley Bears lifted by trio of returning starters on both sides of the ball

Brearley Bears lifted by trio of returning starters on both sides of the ball

KENILWORTH, NJ — Players with experience on this year’s Brearley High School football team include senior running back and linebacker Quinn Lonergan, junior guard and linebacker Bruce Harms, and junior quarterback and safety Matt Sims. They are the lone returning starters on both sides of the ball. “Matt is pretty good,” head coach Scott Miller […]

Instead of “Play Ball” all we have now is “Nobody knows” as far as if there will be a spring sports season

Nobody knows. Instead of the buildup for the most anticipated message of the spring sports season – “Play Ball” – all we have now is, “Nobody knows.” “This is just awful, on so many levels, and scary too,” Gov. Livingston baseball coach Chris Roof said. The continued spread of the Coronavirus in our lives continues […]

High school sports put on hold for now; Hopefully there will still be a spring season to look forward to

Union High School Athletic Director Linda Ionta is usually outside at this time of the season, barring a March snowstorm. She is out monitoring Union’s spring teams, taking in a baseball practice after school, watching a softball scrimmage, keeping an eye on the track and field athletes, etc. Involved in Union athletics now for 30 […]

Region 4 champions out of Union include Francois and Darisme of Rahway, Stampoulos of Brearley and Elizabeth heavyweight Olowoopejo; NJSIAA Tournament in Atlantic City March 5-7

Last Union County state champion was in 2011

Not only did Rahway wrestlers Kaelan Francois and Joshua Darisme capture Region 4 championships at Union, but the standout grapplers will enter the NJSIAA Tournament at Atlantic City with undefeated records. Francois, the top seed at 113, defeated sith-seeded Donovan Chavis of St. Peter’s Prep 6-0 in the final to improve to 36-0. Darisme, the […]

Final 2019-2020 Union County Conference boys and girls basketball standings here

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE FINAL BOYS BASKETBALL STANDINGS FOR THE 2019-2020 SEASON WATCHUNG DIVISION (3 schools): 1-Roselle Catholic (4-0) – outright champions 2-Elizabeth (2-2) 3-Linden (0-4) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools): 1-Westfield (8-0) – outright champions 2-Union Catholic (4-4) Union (4-4) Plainfield (4-4) 5-Scotch Plains (0-8) VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Summit (9-1) – outright champions 2-Rahway (8-2) […]

Union County Conference Valley Division squads Summit, the champion, and Cranford advance to UCT boys basketball quarterfinals; Set for Feb. 22 at Rahway and at Johnson

Two schools from the Union County Conference’s third division – the Valley Division – can flex their muscles among the top boys basketball teams in Union County on Saturday. That’s because Summit, the outright champion at 9-1, and fifth-place Cranford advanced to Saturday’s Union County Tournament quarterfinals that will take place at Johnson High School’s […]

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