Union County football has 5 exciting Thanksgiving Day matchups; Linden, Union, Johnson seeking victories to clinch winning seasons

Roselle is attempting to close with 10 triumphs

Playing football on Thanksgiving means many things. It’s a time for family and friends to gather before enjoying their holiday meal. It’s, in most cases, the end of the football season for both teams as many athletes will be trading in their shoulder pads for basketball sneakers, wrestling head gear or ice hockey sticks. It’s […]

Union County football playoff schedule, last week’s results, this week’s picks and this week’s Top 10 here

Here is the Union County football playoff schedule for this weekend: Friday, Nov. 18 and Saturday Nov. 19, plus last week’s playoffs and consolations results, this week’s playoff picks and this week’s Union County Top 10: Enjoy. UNION COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL THIS WEEK’S PLAYOFF SCHEDULE: Friday, Nov. 18 (2 games) North 2, Group 5 […]

11 games for 11 Union County playoff football teams, starting on Nov. 11 – the 11s clearly have it! 6 games today, 5 on Saturday, Nov. 12

Cranford seeks a 6th straight season with at least one playoff win; Undefeated second-seeded squads Westfield (8-0) and Roselle (8-0) will remain at home next weekend should they advance

Eleven games for the 11 Union County football schools that qualified for the playoffs, which commence this weekend starting on Friday, Nov. 11. The 11s clearly have it! Here’s a quick look at the six games to be played on Friday, Nov. 11: NORTH 2, GROUP 5: 6-Union at 3-Ridge – Union (4-4) – has […]

11 teams, 11 games involving Union County playoff football for opening weekend; Cranford seeks 6th straight season with a victory

6 contests Friday night, Nov. 11 and 5 on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 12

Eleven teams. Eleven games. Who will advance to the second round? “Everybody wants another game,” said Cranford head coach Erik Rosenmeier. “You can create another game on the schedule that is not there. “That’s the magic of playoff football. Who can extend their season? “You want to get in and you don’t want to get […]

Complete Union County football schedule here – playoffs and regional crossovers – for Nov. 10, 11, 12

Here is complete Union County football schedule for next weekend: Thursday, Nov. 10, Friday, Nov. 11 and Saturday Nov. 12. Regional crossover (consolation) games are scheduled for Nov. 10 and 12 and playoff games for Nov. 11 and 12. There are a total of 17 games (11 playoffs and 6 consolations) for the 17 Union […]

Union County football schedule, picks, JR’s Top 10 right here; This is the final weekend before the playoffs

UNION COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL THIS WEEK’S SCHEDULE: Thursday, Nov. 3 (1 game) Bridgewater-Raritan at Elizabeth, 7 p.m. BR won 27-21 Friday, Nov. 4 (8 games) Union at Hunterdon Central, 7 p.m. Franklin at Linden, 7 p.m. Summit at Somerville, 7 p.m. North Plainfield at Rahway, 7 p.m. Cranford at Delaware Valley, 7 p.m. Hillside […]

Big FB games Friday, Oct. 28 include Bridgewater-Raritan at Union, Linden hosting Plainfield, North Plainfield at Johnson and New Providence at Brearley; On Saturday, Oct. 29 there is 5-1 Rahway at 6-1 Summit, while Cranford seeks to clinch a 6th consecutive playoff season

Dayton, because of a lack of healthy players, had to forfeit its second straight game

There are nine football games involving Union County teams this weekend, with five on Friday, Oct. 28 and four more on Saturday, Oct. 29. Teams that are off this weekend include Roselle Park (2-5), Roselle (7-0) and Westfield (7-0). This weekend and next weekend are the final regular season weekends before the state playoffs commence […]

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 […]

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