Johnson football didn’t panic after 0-3 start; Crusaders will make CJ, G2 playoffs

The Johnson Crusaders did not panic after a 0-3 start included two losses by exactly one touchdown and another by a single point. The Crusaders, guided by first-year head coach and 2006 ALJ graduate Anthony DelConte, bounced back to win three of their next four to clinch a playoff berth in Central Jersey, Group 2. Presently, […]

Union County football schedule for this weekend; Dayton, Johnson, Westfield win; Brearley ties

Here is the Union County football schedule for this weekend, last week’s results, my picks and my Top 10. The  playoffs commence in two weeks.   UNION COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL   THIS WEEK’S SCHEDULE: Friday, Oct. 31 (6 games) Ridge at Union, 7 p.m. Johnson at Belvidere, 7 p.m. Hillside at Delaware Valley, 7 […]

CORRECTED new alignment of football’s Mid-State 38 Conference

Here is the corrected new alignment of football’s Mid-State 38 Conference for the 2014 and 2015 seasons. I erroneously printed the wrong alignment over the summer and earlier in September.   Mid-State 38 Conference for 2014 and 2015 seasons:   Delaware Division (8): Bridgewater-Raritan, Elizabeth, Franklin, Hillsborough, Hunterdon Central, Phillipsburg, Union, Watchung Hills.   Watchung Division […]

Rahway resident Hardoby taking a swing at Parkinson’s disease

Golf outing is Sept. 15 in Clark

Rahway resident Greg Hardoby is taking a swing at Parkinson’s disease. He is inviting the community to participate in the Putt Fore Parkinson’s golf outing to benefit the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF). It will take place on Monday, September 15 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Hyatt Hills Golf Complex in Clark.   Mr. […]

Union County All-Star QBs include standouts Oblachinski from Cranford and Bost from Rahway

Snapple Bowl practice commences later this week; the game is July 17 at Sayreville

Both quarterbacks can drop back and throw the ball. One looks more like the classic drop back because of his size. One looks more like the classic scrambler, also because of his size. One way or another it doesn’t matter. Cranford’s John Oblachinski and Rahway’s Jeffery Bost are pretty good at finding manners in which […]

Phil Simms New Jersey North-South All-Star Football Classic includes 7 players from Union County; They include Summit’s Terry, Westfield’s Scaglione, Linden’s Champagne, Rahway’s Raymond, Elizabeth’s Pretlow, Union’s Iroha and Roselle’s McRae

Game is June 23 at Piscataway High School; North has another chance to take first series lead

PISCATAWAY – Summit senior Charlie Terry spent the fall season impressing a lot of people with his play at quarterback, leading the Hilltoppers to a perfect 12-0 record and the North 2, Group 3 state championship. Now the First Team All-County and Third Team All-State performer will get the opportunity to show what he can […]

Roselle Catholic baseball tops Rahway in bottom of the 7th; Beato sacrifice fly scores Matta with game-winning run

Lions improve to 3-8, while Indians move to 5-5

The Roselle Catholic baseball team scored three times in the bottom of the seventh inning on Monday to register a 7-6 victory against Rahway at Warinanco Park in Roselle. Senior Matt Rembish ripped a two-run double and sophomore Alex Beato plated classmate Kenny Matta with a sacrifice fly to end the game. Sophomore Tom Kelly, RC’s starting […]

Roselle Park, Union, Johnson, Cranford and GL move on in UCT softball

While defending champion and top-seeded Westfield will have to wait until Monday to play its first-round game – at home vs. 16th-seeded and 7-1 Roselle Catholic – Roselle Park, Union, Johnson, Cranford and Governor Livingston all advanced to Friday night’s quarterfinals at Linden with first-round wins on Saturday. Three of the eight first-round games were […]

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