UCT girls’ soccer kicks off this Saturday; defending co-champion Scotch Plains is top seed once again

Dayton, Union, Johnson and Brearley were to host first 4 matches

The girls’ soccer Union County Tournament was to kick off this Saturday, Sept. 28, with four preliminary round matches. Defending co-champion Scotch Plains was awarded the top seed once again. Four first round games are scheduled to be played Wednesday, Oct. 2, with four more second round games set to take place Saturday, Oct. 5. The […]

Linden big man Moore gives Cincinnati verbal commitment; 6-9 senior forward not sure when he will sign

Relieved Moore: I went with my heart, my gut feeling

Although he’s not quite sure when he will sign on the dotted line once the signing period begins in November, Linden senior basketball standout Quadri Moore – one of the top big men in New Jersey – was still relieved to have given Cincinnati a verbal commitment last week. “There was a lot of pressure […]

Linden football sparked by Burns blocked punt and touchdown; Tigers trim Plainfield 34-0

QB Johnson rushes and passes for scores, Dolbrice reaches end zone twice in 3rd quarter

LINDEN – Although Linden sported a two-touchdown lead heading into the second half against visiting Plainfield, the Tigers were coming off two quarters of not-so-crisp football.They still needed a spark to get them going. Just four plays into the third quarter Linden produced such a momentum swing. Back to punt from inside his own end […]

Roselle Park football blanks Pingry for program’s first shutout in 7 years; Lopez, Hilburn efforts spark defense

Matthews scores twice, Fulinello first and Andre tosses 2 TD passes

ROSELLE PARK – Although it was not a stellar effort put forth by the Panthers – second-year head coach Terry Hanratty gave his team a C for its performance, which included five offensive holding penalties – the Roselle Park football team did manage to accomplish something it hadn’t last year. That was post a shutout […]

Union County football scoreboard from Friday here, followed by rest-of-weekend schedule

                FRIDAY AFTERNOON UNION COUNTY FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD (5 games): Rahway 27, Hillside 13 – at Hillside New Providence 34, Brearley 14 – at New Providence North Hunterdon 20, Linden 7 – at Linden Scotch Plains 20, Gov.  Livingston 14 – at GL Bernards 33, Dayton 0 – at […]

Dayton football hosting Bernards moved to Friday at 4 p.m.; First game on new Field Turf field postponed by thunder and lightning

SPRINGFIELD – The Dayton football team had its season-opening game against Bernards Thursday night postponed because of thunder and lightning. Now the first game to be played at the new sports complex on school grounds is scheduled for Friday at 4 p.m. The superintendent of schools said that the opening ceremonies would not take place on […]

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 […]

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