Football teams position themselves in Week Seven as season nears its end

UNION COUNTY, NJ — We’re down to two weekends to go before the start of the high school football playoffs in New Jersey. The season goes by that quickly. Perhaps the biggest winners in Union County last weekend included Summit High School out-lasting Linden High School at home in a battle of one-loss squads, Hillside […]

Teams improve positions as just three games remain in regular season

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Summer workouts are complete. The beginning of practice in August has come and gone. Games in August and September are now history. We’re down to just three weekends remaining in the regular season. October football to decide which teams make the playoffs and which squads don’t. In Union County there are […]

Week Five finds seven football teams with only one loss

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union County schools that were 3-1 went 3-2 last week, while teams that were 2-1 went 4-1. So that now leaves us with seven one-loss teams in the county, three at 4-1 and four at 3-1. The three 4-1 squads are Group 5 Union High School, Group 4 Linden High School […]

Week Four football preview sees 10 county schools have just one loss

UNION COUNTY, NJ — There are no undefeated football teams remaining in Union County, but that does not mean that there are not a bunch of good teams out there. Through the first four weekends of the 2023 campaign, 10 of Union County’s 17 football playing schools have just one loss. Five are 3-1 and […]

All pistons are firing as Union County football blasts into Week Three

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Winning for the first time in Week Two last weekend were Arthur L. Johnson and Roselle Park high schools on Friday night, Sept. 8, and Hillside High School on a steamy, sweltering Saturday afternoon, Sept. 9, at Hillside’s John Zappulla Field. Arthur L. Johnson won at home against Bound Brook High […]

Union County football gears up for action in a Week Two preview

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union High School found a way to win in overtime to, this time, beat Bridgewater-Raritan High School in a close one. Cranford High School got off to a rousing start by venturing into Hunterdon County and coming away with a 41-0 triumph against North Hunterdon Regional High School. Linden High School […]

Week One football is ready to kick off in Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The first week of the 2023 high school football season is in the books, with four schools, Linden, New Providence, Rahway and Scotch Plains-Fanwood, all 1-0 and three other schools, Union, Elizabeth and Governor Livingston, starting off 0-1. Returning senior quarterback Tequan Thomas scored three touchdowns, including the game-winner in the […]

Union County baseball has its opening day of the season

Union County baseball has its opening day of the season

UNION COUNTY, NJ — In a rematch of last year’s Union County Tournament championship game at Kean University, Cranford High School hosted Jonathan Dayton High School in one of the 10 Union County baseball opening day clashes on Monday, April 3. All 19 Union County Conference schools opened on Monday, April 3, with defending UCT […]