Linden football thwarted by last-minute field goal in home-opener; Watchung Hills moves to 3-0 for first time since 2013

Tigers sparked by Marshall passing, San-Clemente running

LINDEN – With just over seven minutes to go Linden sophomore Steeve Dorvil protected his team’s one-point lead by blocking a critical extra point. “I hit it a little low,” Watchung Hills junior placekicker Spencer Ostroff said of the kick. “There was not enough air. I put that on me.” “That was not on him,” […]

Linden football seeks to win home-opener and avoid rare 0-3 start by knocking off 2-0 Watchung Hills; Watchung Division clash set for Sept. 20 at 7 p.m.

Tigers need to get untracked offensively

When a team with playoff aspirations that is also seeking to produce another winning season is getting ready for its home-opener, the last thing it wants to do is look at its 0-2 record. However, it’s there. Linden can ignore it and go about its business or the Tigers can use it as the ultimate […]

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 […]

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, […]

Union County football scrimmage schedule here

The following are scrimmages for the 17 Union County football playing high schools: UNION FARMERS Aug. 21 Quad at Phillipsburg, 4 p.m. P-Burb, Union, Wayne Hills, Rancocas Valley Aug. 24 Quad at Union, 6 p.m. Union, Hillsborough, Iselin Kennedy, Morristown Aug. 27 Woodbridge, 10 a.m. GAME-SCRIMMAGE: Aug. 30 Summit, 10:30 a.m. ROSELLE PARK Aug. 22 […]

The McCarthy Report ranks Union County’s top senior football players as college prospects; Plenty of WRs and QBs on this list

Hillside's Biggins, Union's Robinson, Rahway's Bails - all standout wide receivers - lead the group

Catching the football is one thing. Beating your defender, catching it and then running for first down yardage or the end zone is another. Some of the best to do that – these athletes are among the most feared wide receivers in the state – include seniors Nahree Biggins of Hillside, Ahmirr Robinson of Union […]

Ahr is first kicker to be named MVP; Leads Middlesex County past Union County 23-7

All-Stars clash in Autoland Classic at Kean University

UNION – Aaron Ahr was sent out five times to do his job. The task at hand on those important occasions was to kick the ball through the uprights. Ahr didn’t disappoint. At all. Ahr, wearing No. 11, produced 11 points to lead the Middlesex County All-Stars to a come-from-behind 23-7 win over the Union […]

Guarino was the glue that held Farmers football together; He will be missed

Carmen Guarino was the coach that held things together. Guarino was the glue. He was the man in the middle for Union Farmers football. Nearly 30 years ago now Jeff Longueil was the defensive coordinator. Gary Zakovic was the offensive coordinator. Other assistant coaches included John Quinn, soon-to-be head baseball coach Chet Czaplinski, veteran mentor […]

Final Union County Conference baseball, softball standings here for 2019 season

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE FINAL BASEBALL STANDINGS FOR THE 2019 SEASON WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Cranford (8-1) – outright champions 2-Gov. Livingston (6-3) 3-Union (5-4) 4-Scotch Plains (4-5) Westfield (4-5) 6-Elizabeth (0-9) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (4 schools): 1-Johnson (5-1) – outright champions 2-Summit (3-3) 3-Union Catholic (2-3-1) 4-New Providence (1-4-1) VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Oratory Prep (10-0) […]

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