Union County football teams prepare for Week 5 matchups

Union County football teams prepare for Week 5 matchups

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Congratulations to the Union, Roselle Park and Summit football teams for winning their first games. Governor Livingston High School won a third straight contest to go more than .500 at 3-2, while Linden High School evened its record at 2-2 with its second shutout win at home. Elizabeth High School stunned […]

Union County football teams position themselves for Week 3

Union County football teams position themselves for Week 3

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union County football for Week 3 will be spread out over three days, with two games scheduled to be played on Thursday, Sept. 15; 10 more on Friday, Sept. 16; and one on Saturday, Sept. 17. There are four common games: Roselle Park High School at David Brearley High School on […]

Rahway, Hillside and Jonathan Dayton move up in group size this year

Rahway, Hillside and Jonathan Dayton move up in group size this year

UNION COUNTY, NJ — When the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association finally released the football classifications in early August, Union County schools Rahway, Hillside and Jonathan Dayton didn’t think anything of it. All three expected to be in the same group size they were in last year and in the recent past, which meant […]

Week 1 football in Union County gets a quick preview

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Three Union County football teams opened their seasons last weekend, a weekend labeled only as New Jersey could label — Week Zero — while the other 14 will commence their 2022 seasons this weekend, known as Week 1. New Providence High School and Scotch Plains–Fanwood High School opened at home triumphantly, […]

Union County teams are eager for upcoming football season to begin

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The first day of official high school football practice in New Jersey, with shoulder pads, is now less than two weeks away: Wednesday, Aug. 10. That means teams can scrimmage one week later, with most of the 17 Union County football-playing schools slated to compete in their first scrimmages on Wednesday, […]

Local players excel during the 41st annual Phil Simms North/South All-Star Football Classic

Local players excel during the 41st annual Phil Simms North/South All-Star Football Classic

UNION, NJ — Union Farmers Ashan Harris and Matthew Nazaire enjoyed themselves and made the most of every moment. After being denied, along with their teammates, the opportunity to compete in the North 2, Group 5 football playoffs last year because of COVID-19 cases that surfaced within the team, Harris and Nazaire were two of […]

High school baseball begins section state tournaments this week

High school baseball begins section state tournaments this week

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Although the start of the high school baseball season in New Jersey reverted back to its usual commencement of April 1 throughout the state this year, for the second straight season, the sectional state tournaments began after Memorial Day. Pre-pandemic, the sectional semifinals were played the day after Memorial Day, with the […]

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