Terry Hanratty steps down as Roselle Park head football coach; Cites spending time with family as central issue

Citing the reason to be available to spend more time with his children and their sports, today, Wednesday, Dec. 4, Terry Hanratty officially stepped down as Roselle Park’s head football coach. “It’s completely a family issue,” said Hanratty, 47, who was the head coach at Roselle Park since 2012, leading the Panthers to a 39-36 […]

Roselle football wins at home on Thanksgiving to close its season with a 5-game winning streak; New Providence, Rahway and Westfield also triumph

Rams top Roselle Park 50-36 in first holiday game played at Arminio's new turf field

One team in Union County that can’t wait for the 2020 football season is the Roselle Rams. Roselle went 5-6 the very best way you can do it – by winning its final five games. Roselle hosted Roselle Park on Thanksgiving for the first time since 2015 and on Thursday morning the Rams came away […]

New Providence football at Brearley for the Mid-State’s Union Division title; Group 1 playoff squads both on a roll

Last two meetings have gone right down to the wire

Last year New Providence found a way in overtime after visiting Brearley kept coming back. On Friday night the two Union County Group 1 powers will clash again and for the second straight season the Mid-State 38 Conference’s Union Division championship will be on the line. Perhaps Union County’s biggest game this weekend pits New […]

UCT soccer championship games this week: 2-Summit vs. 1-Elizabeth boys’ Oct. 24 at Kean; 3-Westfield vs. 1-Cranford girls’ Oct. 25 at Johnson

The soccer Union County Tournament championship games are set to be contested this week. The boys’ final is Thursday night, Oct. 24 at 7:30 at Kean University’s Alumni Stadium in Union. It will be second-seeded Summit vs. top-seeded Elizabeth. This is the fifth time Summit is in the championship game. The last time was in […]

Union County Tournament information here

UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENTS BOYS’ SOCCER FINAL THURSDAY, OCT. 24 AT KEAN UNIVERSITY’S ALUMNI STADIUM IN UNION 2-Summit vs. 1-Elizabeth, 7:30 p.m. * * * GIRLS’ SOCCER FINAL FRIDAY, OCT. 25 AT JOHNSON HIGH SCHOOL’S NOLAN FIELD IN CLARK 3-Westfield or 2-Scotch Plains vs. 1-Cranford, 7:30 p.m. * * * GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL SEMIFINALS WEDNESDAY, OCT. 23 […]

Union County Tournament information here for boys’ soccer, girls’ soccer, field hockey, girls’ volleyball, gymnastics and cross country

UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENTS BOYS’ SOCCER SEMIFINALS SATURDAY, OCT. 19 AT JOHNSON HIGH SCHOOL’S NOLAN FIELD IN CLARK 3-Westfield vs.2-Summit, 5:30 p.m. 4-Scotch Plains vs. 1-Elizabeth, 8 p.m. * * * GIRLS’ SOCCER SEMIFINALS AT JOHNSON HIGH SCHOOL’S NOLAN FIELD IN CLARK SATURDAY, OCT. 19 5-Oak Knoll vs. 1-Cranford, 3 p.m. SUNDAY, OCT. 20 3-Westfield vs. […]

Rahway, Cranford football open with double-digit division home victories; Union produces first shutout win in 3 years

Brearley, New Providence, Scotch Plains also triumph on Friday, Sept. 13

While Rahway and Cranford opened their 2019 seasons with double-digit Mid-State Conference triumphs Friday night, both head coaches declared that there is still plenty of room for improvement. “We had some holding penalties that resulted in touchdowns being called back, so that is just one of the things we have to clean up,” Rahway head […]

Union County 2019 football schedules here

The following are the 2019 Union County high school football schedules: UNION FARMERS Sept. 7 Curtis, SI at Rutgers, 3:30 p.m. Sept. 13 at Elizabeth, 7 p.m. Sept. 21 at Westfield, 1 p.m. Sept. 27 Plainfield, 7 p.m. Oct. 4 at Watchung Hills, 7 p.m. Oct. 11 at Linden, 7 p.m. Oct. 18 Hunterdon Central, […]

Union County football scrimmage schedule here

The following are scrimmages for the 17 Union County football playing high schools: UNION FARMERS Aug. 21 Quad at Phillipsburg, 4 p.m. P-Burb, Union, Wayne Hills, Rancocas Valley Aug. 24 Quad at Union, 6 p.m. Union, Hillsborough, Iselin Kennedy, Morristown Aug. 27 Woodbridge, 10 a.m. GAME-SCRIMMAGE: Aug. 30 Summit, 10:30 a.m. ROSELLE PARK Aug. 22 […]