Union County Tournament information here: Field hockey, boys’ soccer, girls’ soccer, girls’ volleyball

UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENTS:   FIELD HOCKEY FINAL SATURDAY, OCT. 21 AT JOHNSON’S NOLAN FIELD 2-Johnson vs. 1-Oak Knoll, 3 p.m.   BOYS’ SOCCER SEMIFINALS SATURDAY, OCT. 21 AT JOHNSON’S NOLAN FIELD 3-Cranford vs. 2-Elizabeth, 5 p.m. 5-Summit vs. 1-Westfield, 7:15 p.m.   GIRLS’ SOCCER SEMIFINALS SUNDAY, OCT. 22 AT JOHNSON’S NOLAN FIELD 3-Union vs. 2-Scotch […]

MONDAY AFTERNOON QUARTERBACK: Union County FB teams gearing for playoff push

We’re at the – three weekends to go – stage of the season. Just three weekends remaining for teams to enhance their already clinched playoff status or for teams to still try to gain entry into their sections. Here in Union County, Westfield has appeared to put itself in the position to be considered the […]

Rahway resident to be drafted by Seton Hall University baseball team

Hello,   Seton Hall University Baseball will host an exclusive Draft Day for new teammate Kaeden Meikle on Saturday, October 14th at 2:00pm. Kaeden comes to Capital University through the Team IMPACT Cystic Fibrosis Project, sponsored by Vertex Pharmaceuticals. The draft day will include an official press conference, the signing of a National Letter of Intent, […]

MONDAY EVENING QUARTERBACK: 2 Union County teams are 5-0, 7 are at 3-2 and 4 are off this weekend

Johnson and Westfield are 5-0 and on their way to qualifying once again in their sections. Seven Union County teams are 3-2 and seeking to qualify themselves, each having three more games to go that count. Roselle Park is 4-2 and has this week off and then after playing at New Providence next weekend will […]

Johnson, Westfield – Union County’s 5-0 FB teams; Crusaders win Valley Division, Blue Devils see winning streak reach 30

UNION – Exit 135 off the Garden State Parkway south – the Clark-Westfield turn – is presently 10-0 on the gridiron so far this season. Johnson and Westfield both improved to 5-0 Friday night, each capturing key Mid-State 38 Conference division victories. Johnson turned back visiting Hillside 22-13 at Nolan Field to clinch the Valley […]

MONDAY EVENING QUARTERBACK: Can Union end Westfield’s 29-game winning streak? Other big Oct. 6 games include Hillside at Johnson, Roselle Park at Bound Brook

There are three scheduled Friday night (Oct. 6) games that do not include either team with more than one loss. They are all division games concerning six Mid-State 38 Conference squads. FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS IN UNION COUNTY OCT. 6: WATCHUNG DIVISION: Westfield (4-0, 3-0) at Union (2-1, 2-1) – Cooke Memorial Field VALLEY DIVISION: Hillside […]

Cranford boys’ 3rd seed and Union girls’ 3rd seed for soccer Union County Tournaments; Will wrap at Kean the final weekend in October

UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENTS BOYS’ SOCCER SEEDS: 1-Westfield 2-Elizabeth 3-Cranford 4-Gov. Livingston 5-Summit 6-Scotch Plains 7-Johnson 8-New Providence 9-Plainfield 10-Rahway 11-Dayton 12-Oratory Prep 13-Hillside 14-Union 15-Union Catholic 16-Linden 17-Roselle 18-Roselle park 19-Roselle Catholic The top four seeds receive byes into the quarterfinals. Fifth-seeded Summit receives a bye into the first round. Preliminary round games need to […]

MONDAY EVENING QUARTERBACK: Can Hillside continue its recent dominance over a tougher opponent?

Although it is against teams that are a combined 0-7, the Hillside Comets are on a bit of a roll the past two weekends. Hillside followed up a 42-7 win at New Providence by downing Bernards by the score of 42-0 at home this past Saturday. Bernards reached last year’s Central Jersey, Group 2 final. […]

Cranford football posts impressive 2nd half comeback to notch first win; Roselle Park is Union County’s first 4-0 team

Linden sophomore quarterback Marshall produces 5TD game to remember

Elizabeth, Cranford and Roselle Park all won on the road at teams that were 2-0. Not bad. Linden also produced a huge road victory, winning in a shootout over a team it had not beaten since 2014. Also not bad. Johnson also defeated a team that was 2-0 – doing so at home – and […]

Cranford football shut out for first time in 9 years; Sophomore QB Katz out with broken arm

Cougars seek to rebound in big Sept. 22 home-opener vs. red hot, 2-0 Rahway squad in Mid-State 38-Mountain Division action at Memorial Field

Something happened to the Cranford football team this past Friday night that had not happened in almost exactly nine years. What was so unique about its result at Mid-State 38 Conference-Mountain Division foe Voorhees? The Cougars were shut out for the first time since September of 2008. Cranford scored in 93 straight games before falling […]

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