Rahway boys basketball defense stymies and offense takes control in 2nd quarter to prodice opening Valley Division triumph at Cranford; Indians have 4 players score in double-figures

Cranford junior Petgrave paces all with 16

CRANFORD – Being aggressive on the court means taking chances with a distinguishable amount of confidence. When the second quarter began visiting Rahway wanted nothing to do with playing host Cranford even as it had done for the first eight minutes. The Indians took the ball to the hoop and filled it in a variety […]

Union County boys’ and girls’ basketball schedule for first 4 days of season here: Dec. 19-22

UNION COUNTY BASKETBALL THE FIRST FOUR DAYS OF THE SEASON: THURSDAY, DEC. 19: BOYS Patrick School vs. Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, Conn. – Hoopfest Plainfield vs. Union at Union, 4 p.m. – St. Jude Brearley at Glen Ridge, 4 p.m. University vs. Linden at Union, 5:30 p.m. – St. Jude Gov. Livingston at Morris Hills, 7 […]

Union County Conference boys’ and girls’ basketball alignments for 2019-2020

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE FOR 2019-2020 BOYS’ BASKETBALL WATCHUNG DIVISION (3 schools): Elizabeth, Linden, Roselle Catholic. MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools): Plainfield, Scotch Plains, Union, Union Catholic, Westfield. VALLEY DIVISION (6 school): Cranford, Gov. Livingston, New Providence, Oratory Prep, Rahway, Summit. SKY DIVISION (7 schools): Brearley, Dayton, Hillside, Johnson, Koinonia, Roselle, Roselle Park. GIRLS’ BASKETBALL WATCHUNG DIVISION […]

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 […]

Playoffs commence for 8 Union County gridiron schools this weekend, 3 on Nov. 8 and 5 on Nov. 9; Union seeks 10-0 start vs. Paterson Kennedy

8-0 Hillside out for 7th straight sectional playoff triumph vs. Cinnaminson

Eight teams preparing to take what they hope will be the first of three steps. The ladder to a state championship begins this weekend and you better bundle up. Teams begin the pre-season suffocating in brutal August heat. Now in order to reach their ultimate goal teams will see their breath right in front of […]

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 football was last 5-0 and 6-0 in last state championship season of 1984; Indians captured North 2, Group 3 that year for 3rd time in playoff era

Here's a look at results from that 8-2-1 state title season from 1984

Rahway came close to winning a state championship last year. This year the Indians presently have the look of a team that will accomplish that feat. Standout senior middle linebacker Qualil Lumpkins likes where Rahway is at the moment, but also cautions: “stay hungry and take it one game at a time.” Rahway defeated Cranford […]