Union County football teams prepare for Week 5 matchups

Union County football teams prepare for Week 5 matchups

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Congratulations to the Union, Roselle Park and Summit football teams for winning their first games. Governor Livingston High School won a third straight contest to go more than .500 at 3-2, while Linden High School evened its record at 2-2 with its second shutout win at home. Elizabeth High School stunned […]

Union County football teams position themselves for Week 3

Union County football teams position themselves for Week 3

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union County football for Week 3 will be spread out over three days, with two games scheduled to be played on Thursday, Sept. 15; 10 more on Friday, Sept. 16; and one on Saturday, Sept. 17. There are four common games: Roselle Park High School at David Brearley High School on […]

Week 1 football in Union County gets a quick preview

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Three Union County football teams opened their seasons last weekend, a weekend labeled only as New Jersey could label — Week Zero — while the other 14 will commence their 2022 seasons this weekend, known as Week 1. New Providence High School and Scotch Plains–Fanwood High School opened at home triumphantly, […]

Union County teams are eager for upcoming football season to begin

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The first day of official high school football practice in New Jersey, with shoulder pads, is now less than two weeks away: Wednesday, Aug. 10. That means teams can scrimmage one week later, with most of the 17 Union County football-playing schools slated to compete in their first scrimmages on Wednesday, […]

Accomplishments of Siragusa remembered following his death at 55

Accomplishments of Siragusa remembered following his death at 55

KENILWORTH, NJ — Tony Siragusa, matchmaker? “My wife taught his daughter, Samantha, in kindergarten,” recalled close friend Mike Mancino. “At back-to-school night, Tony raises his hand and asks her, ‘Are you a Miss or a Mrs.?’ She answers, ‘Miss.’” “Tony then shouts out in the middle of the classroom, ‘I’ve got a guy for you.’ […]

Union County baseball teams gear up for sectional championships on June 10

Union County baseball teams gear up for sectional championships on June 10

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The quest to play for a sectional state championship on Friday, June 10, continued for five Union County baseball teams. Since two of them were playing each other, it was guaranteed that one would have a spot in a sectional final. The sectional semifinals were scheduled throughout New Jersey this past […]

High school baseball begins section state tournaments this week

High school baseball begins section state tournaments this week

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Although the start of the high school baseball season in New Jersey reverted back to its usual commencement of April 1 throughout the state this year, for the second straight season, the sectional state tournaments began after Memorial Day. Pre-pandemic, the sectional semifinals were played the day after Memorial Day, with the […]

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