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, […]

New GL football coach looks to turn team around

New GL football coach looks to turn team around

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ — There are only three football-playing schools in Union County that have not won a state championship in the playoff era, which began in 1974. Governor Livingston High School is one of them, and first-year head coach Pete Ramiccio’s ultimate goal is to knock that number down to two. Ramiccio, who was hired […]

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 […]

Four teams have reigned in the Union County Tournament championships for the last 12 years

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The gold standard in Union County baseball for some time now has been set by Cranford, Governor Livingston, Westfield and Scotch Plains–Fanwood high schools. Since 2009, only those four schools have been able to capture Union County Tournament championships. The 68th annual UCT is scheduled to be seeded on Monday, May […]

Governor Livingston prepares for 2022 baseball season

Governor Livingston prepares for 2022 baseball season

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ — Bolstered by a bevy of players who reside in Mountainside, this year’s Governor Livingston High School baseball team in Berkeley Heights is showing immediate signs of excelling on the mound and with its gloves. Producing at the plate is currently a work in progress. “I would definitely say that our pitching and […]

Union and Cranford football teams expected to earn top seeds in sections

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union and Cranford, the two best football teams in Union County, as expected garnered top seeds in their sections. Rahway, at the last minute, snuck in, while Scotch Plains–Fanwood fell out. In all, 10 of Union County’s 17 football-playing schools qualified for the state playoffs, which commence around the state on […]

Mountainside’s D’Angelo is honored as MKA’s Essex scholar-athlete

Mountainside’s D’Angelo is honored as MKA’s Essex scholar-athlete

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ — Mountainside resident Danny D’Angelo, who has been a three-sport star at Montclair Kimberley Academy, was recently selected as the school’s recipient of the 2021 Essex County Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award. D’Angelo, who is currently winding up a splendid senior season for MKA’s outstanding boys lacrosse team, also excelled in soccer […]

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