Top senior, college-bound football players in Union County discussed by editor of The McCarthy Report

Union Farmers represented on Top 11 list by Egwuonwu, Bogan, Iroha

The Union and Plainfield football teams will clash Nov. 2 at Hub Stine Field after both will have played six games. Although they are in different sections (Union in North 2, Group 5 and Plainfield in North 2, Group 4) and different divisions in the Mid-State 38 Conference (Union in the Delaware and Plainfield in […]

Linden, Rahway football move to different sections; Tigers up to North 2, Group 5 and Indians back to Central Jersey, Group 2

Both seeking first championships since mid 1980s

The Linden football team is in a section other than North 2, Group 4 for the first time in a quarter of a century. The Tigers have not won a state championship since 1985. Rahway, like a bouncing ball, is back situated in Central Jersey, Group 2 for the eighth time since NJSIAA reclassification began […]

2013 Football Classifications here for the 17 teams in Union County

2013 FOOTBALL CLASSIFICATIONS FOR THE 17 TEAMS IN UNION COUNTY REVISED AUG. 2  *  NORTH JERSEY, SECTION 2   GROUP 5   Enrollment: 1284-3379 Elizabeth (3379), Westfield (1378), Linden (1284), Union (1810) * GROUP 4   Enrollment: 943-1236 Scotch Plains-Fanwood (1120), Plainfield (1109) * GROUP 3   Enrollment: 715-866 Cranford (866), Summit (801), Governor Livingston […]

High School Baseball Development League allows teams to play together during the summer; 64 teams from 4 counties involved this year

Union-Essex seniors champs included Gov. Livingston in American Division and Columbia in National, while the juniors champs were Westfield in both the American and National divisions

With the slow dissolving of American Legion baseball in New Jersey caused by the competition of so many other leagues that are now available to players of all different skill levels, high school head coaches Chris Roof, Dan Mondelli and assistant Ralph Yezza decided that it was time for a change. What they wanted for […]

Union County All-Stars thwarted in comeback Snapple Bowl bid; Union’s Carter stands out at QB

Victory at Kean by 30-28 score gives Middlesex County All-Stars 12-8 series lead

  UNION – Doug Carter willed the Union All-Stars down the field in the final minutes to make this one of the more dramatic Snapple Bowls in some time. The Union County quarterback got them into the end zone. He needed to get them into the end zone one more time to put the game […]

Union County high school football schedules for upcoming 2013 season here; Scrimmage schedules also included

With July soon to turn into August, it’s time to start thinking high school football. Below are the high school schedules for all 17 Union County football playing schools. The season will commence on Thursday, Sept. 12 for 15 Union County teams and Saturday, Sept. 14 for the other two. The high school season kicks of Friday, Sept. […]

Roselle Park standouts get another chance at victory as Union County All-Stars in 20th annual Snapple Bowl; Gridiron clash kicks off Thursday night at Kean

Metellus, Kurywczak, Johns, Bianchi, Romero excited to be playing together one more time

WESTFIELD – John Schinestuhl threw the first touchdown pass in Snapple Bowl history 19 years ago after leading the Roselle Park Panthers to back-to-back 11-0 records and North 2, Group 1 championships during the 1992 and 1993 seasons. Last December, Roselle Park reached its first North 2, Group 1 final since the days when players […]

Here’s a look at the Union County Conference baseball, softball champs for the league’s first 4 years

Here’s a look at the Union County Conference baseball and softball champions for the first four years of league play (2010-2013): UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL CHAMPIONS 2013 Watchung: Cranford Mountain: Dayton Valley: Summit 2012 Watchung: Cranford Mountain: Dayton Valley: New Providence 2011 Watchung: Cranford Mountain: Union Catholic Valley: Roselle Park 2010 Watchung: Scotch Plains Mountain: […]

Rahway softball captures UCC’s Mountain Division title; Indians beat Roselle Park by 2 games at 12-2

Finishes with overall record of 15-6

The Rahway softball team had an outstanding season in 2013, capturing the Union County Conference’s Mountain Division championship with a 12-2 record. The Indians finished with an overall record of 15-6. Roselle Park finished second in the Mountain Division at 10-4 and overall at 15-11. Westfield won the Watchung Division at 9-2 and did not […]

UCC baseball champions: Cranford and Dayton capture Watchung and Mountain again, Summit wins Valley

This season’s Union County Conference baseball champions included a repeat state champion, a first-time sectional champ and a team that finished with the second most wins in Union County. Cranford won the Watchung Division for the third straight season and finished with a Union County-best 25-1 record. The Cougars also repeated as North 2, Group 3 […]

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