Tough decision for Dayton football; Union halted at Ridge; Linden, Rahway, Summit, Cranford earn big victories

All 17 Union County squads were scheduled to play on the same weekend -this past Friday and Saturday – for the final time in 2016. Here’s what happened: On Friday night, Cranford continued to roll, Summit bounced back, Linden produced a much-needed victory and New Providence snapped a rare eight-game losing streak. Union fell on […]

Big football game tonight for Union as 4-1 Farmers travel to Basking Ridge to face 5-1 Red Devils; Ridge is on a 4-game winning streak

Union County schedule, picks, Top 10 here

A big Watchung Division game tonight pits Union (4-1) at Ridge (5-1) in Mid-State 38 Conference action. Union is 3-1 in the division and Ridge 2-1. In the North 2, Group 5 power point standings this week, Ridge is third with 80 and Union fifth with 56. Ridge defeated Union 48-13 in the 2013 final at Rutgers. Since […]

Union County Tournament information here; Girls’ soccer Oct. 21 and field hockey and boys’ soccer Oct. 22 at Johnson

Girls' volleyball continues Oct. 19, while gymnastics county meet is Oct. 21 and cross country meets Oct. 26

UCT boys’ soccer semifinals Saturday, Oct. 22 at Johnson The boys’ soccer Union County Tournament is scheduled to continue Saturday with the semifinals at Johnson High School’s Nolan Field in Clark. The top four seeds made it. At 5:30 p.m. it will be third-seeded Elizabeth vs. second-seeded Westfield and at 7:30 p.m. it will be […]

Union County Tournaments schedule here for weekend of Oct. 14, 15

UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENTS SCHEDULE FOR WEEKEND OF OCT. 14-15 BOYS’ SOCCER: Quarterfinals Friday, Oct. 14 10-Dayton at 2-Westfield, 3 p.m. 13-New Providence at 4-Cranford, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15 6-Summit at 3-Elizabeth, 1 p.m. 9-Plainfield at 1-Scotch Plains, 2 p.m. GIRLS’ SOCCER: Quarterfinals Saturday, Oct. 15 TOP SIDE OF THE BRACKET: 5-Union at 4-Oak Knoll, […]

Summit football comes back to stun GL 28-21; Tyler 41-yard pass on 4th and 16 to Jackson with less than 2 minutes left key play

Zanelli scored winning TD on 5-yard run; Nicholson rushed for 169 yards and 2 TDs for Highlanders

BERKELEY HEIGHTS – In a game that was chock full of critical plays that had a major impact on the final decision, Friday night’s non-division clash between neighboring rivals Summit and Governor Livingston – in its simplest form – really came down to just one. Either host GL – ahead by one point – was […]

Union at Westfield; Somerville at Rahway; Summit at GL; Brearley at Dayton featured Union County FB games Oct. 7, 8

The big football game in Union County this weekend is Saturday’s (Oct. 8) undefeated matchup featuring Union (3-0) at Westfield (4-0) at Westfield’s Gary Kehler Stadium. However, there are several intriguing matchups Friday night (Oct. 7), including a battle of 4-0 teams in Rahway. In Rahway’s first-ever game at its new turf field at Rahway […]

Governor Livingston sophomore Compton will be headed south in 3 years; Standout switch-hitting 3B selects ACC power Georgia Tech as his college destination

Batted .364 as a freshman to help lead Highlanders to their first Union County Tournament championship

The sport of baseball has a fluidity to it at times where one thing leads to another. Governor Livingston sophomore switch-hitting standout third baseman Drew Compton gives Georgia Tech a verbal commitment on Sept. 25. A little more than two years from now – in November of 2018 – Compton will sign his letter-of-intent to […]

Union County football schedule, picks and Top 10 for Sept. 30, Oct. 1 games here; 4 of 5 undefeated teams in action this weekend

Union and Governor Livingston have the week off

Four of Union County’s five undefeated football teams will seek to go 4-0 this week, beginning with Westfield and Rahway on the road Friday night (Sept. 30). Westfield is a heavy favorite to vanquish Watchung Hills, while Rahway is favored to halt Voorhees. Both Watchung Hills and Voorhees are 0-3. Union, 3-0 like Westfield and […]

UCT girls’ soccer set to commence with preliminary round games Sept. 29; Cranford is the 3rd seed

Westfield, which last won the championship outright 15 years ago, is the top seed for the 36th annual girls’ soccer Union County Tournament. The last three times the Blue Devils were crowned champs they shared the title with Scotch Plains in 2012 and 2006 and with Oak Knoll in 2002. Westfield has won the most […]

Union County football has 5 teams 3-0; Roselle is one of them, with Rams averaging 54 points

Union at Westfield Oct. 8 is highly-anticipated battle of undefeated N2, G5 and Mid-State 38 Conference-Watchung Division teams

For the first time in what might be many years, Union County has five 3-0 football teams. They include North 2, Group 5 schools Union and Westfield; North 2, Group 4 squad Summit; Rahway from Central Jersey, Group 3 and Roselle from Central Jersey, Group 2. If Westfield wins as expected at 0-3 Watchung Hills […]

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