Colonia overpowers Linden and wins a hard-fought battle, 23-14

Colonia overpowers Linden and wins a hard-fought battle, 23-14

LINDEN, NJ — On the second-to-last play of the third quarter, senior Davante Burroughs came up big for Linden by blocking a Colonia 28-yard field goal attempt to keep the game tied. However, just four plays later, the host Tigers made a special teams miscue that put them behind once more. On fourth-and-13 from its […]

Union and Linden use week off to prepare for upcoming home games

UNION / LINDEN, NJ — Getting a week off at any time in the season can be beneficial on many levels. For one thing, banged-up players get another seven days to heal. There’s also a release from the mental aspect of the game. Additional time is provided to regroup before entering battle again for what […]

Linden Recreation presents summer soccer awards

Linden Recreation presents summer soccer awards

LINDEN, NJ — On Saturday, Aug. 14, recreation leader Alex Moreyra presented the Linden Department of Parks and Recreation first-place and runner-up medals for the department’s summer soccer league. Pictured are the winning team in blue, North Carolina FC, and the runner-up, Philadelphia Union. Registration for the fall season is now open.

Linden Recreation wins gold at its Olympics opening ceremony

Linden Recreation wins gold at its Olympics opening ceremony

LINDEN, NJ — In the spirit of the Olympics, Linden Department of Parks & Recreation had its own Olympics opening ceremony on Tuesday, July 20, at Tiger Stadium. Both Summer Day Camp and playground programs participated. Participants at each site selected a country to represent in the opening ceremony and created a banner to carry […]

Linden Parks and Rec presents spring soccer awards

Linden Parks and Rec presents spring soccer awards

LINDEN, NJ — On Saturday, June 26, Mayor Derek Armstead presented the Department of Parks & Recreation first-place and runner-up medals for its spring soccer league. Pictured are the Minor, Junior and Junior Plus Division teams. For more information on recreation programs, email lindenrec@linden-nj.org, call the Department of Parks & Recreation at 908-474-8600, or visit […]

Linden HS wrestlers host their first-ever outdoor match

Linden HS wrestlers host their first-ever outdoor match

LINDEN, NJ — The Linden High School wrestling team honored its seniors with a special Senior Day on Friday, April 23. The team hosted Union at Tiger Stadium at Cooper Field for the first-ever outdoor match in the program’s history. Photos Courtesy of Gary 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 […]

State championship QBs Sanborn and Shapiro will be working together for a change; North signal-callers looking forward to Phil Simms All-Star Football Classic

Game will take place Monday, June 29 at 7 p.m. at Kean University's Alumni Stadium in Union

PISCATAWAY – They were the enemy to each other for three seasons. They were the players that wanted to win each game, each year and bask in the glory with their teammates if they came out on top. Westfield’s Hank Shapiro realized the joy of victory first. Union’s Andrew Sanborn finally met that fate this […]

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