Union County’s top senior, college-bound football players ranked here; Cranford’s Penn State-commit Fries, QB Schetelich among Top 15

Two of the top senior football players in Union County for 2015 are both playing for Cranford. You have lineman Will Fries, who two months ago gave Penn State a verbal commitment. You also have returning quarterback Jack Schetelich, who opposing defenses found it rather difficult to contain him in 2014 as he guided the […]

New Rahway head football coach Russo seeks to guide Indians to many big victories; Was at helm of Woodbridge from 2003-2011

One of Brian Russo’s biggest wins as a head coach took place in Union County six years ago. The Woodbridge native and 1996 Woodbridge High School graduate guided eighth-seeded Woodbridge to a stunning 23-14 win at top-seeded Union in a North 2, Group 4 quarterfinal. The new Rahway mentor now has designs on leading the […]

Grammar school students excel at RC’s Write On Sports summer camp

“Write on Sports” completed a second straight successful season at Roselle Catholic High School earlier this month. Eight grammar school campers, residents of Roselle, Linden, Elizabeth, Hillside and North Plainfield, completed the two-week camp session, directed by Roselle Catholic graduates Joe Skrec (’84) and Erin Sisk “’06), from July 6-10 and July 13-17. Write on […]

2015 Union County football schedules

UNION FARMERS Sept. 11 Phillipsburg, 7 p.m. Sept. 18 Franklin, 7 p.m. Sept. 25 at Bridgewater-Raritan, 7 p.m. Oct. 2 at Elizabeth, 7 p.m. Oct. 9 Hunterdon Central, 7 p.m. Oct. 16 Hillsborough, 7 p.m. Oct. 23 at Watchung Hills, 7 p.m. Oct. 30 at Ridge, 7 p.m. Nov. 25 at Linden, 7 p.m.   […]

Union County football scrimmage schedules here

UNION COUNTY FOOTBALL SCRIMMAGES:   UNION: Game scrimmage Sept. 3 North Bergen, 6 p.m.   ROSELLE PARK: Aug. 25 Quad, 10 a.m. Aug. 28 Keyport, 11 a.m.   BREARLEY: Aug. 21 North Plainfield, 10 a.m. Aug. 28 South River, 10 a.m.   SUMMIT: Aug. 25 Bloomfield, Caldwell, Shore Regional, 10:30 a.m. Aug. 28 Columbia, 10:30 […]

Union County All-Stars defeated in Snapple Bowl at Kean; Linden’s Phipps, Roselle Park’s Gonzalez rush for TDs

UNION – There’s always a price to pay when attempting to win one of these all-star games. To say that the Middlesex County squad had the right fee Thursday night would be a most appropriate statement. That fee was paid in the form of diminituve running back Chase Fee of Spotswood. One of the shortest […]

Union County All-Stars, led by Linden’s Kyle Phipps, out to win first Snapple Bowl since 2011

The last time Kyle Phipps played in a football game he helped lead Linden to its first state championship in 29 years. The next time, which will be Thursday night, he hopes to help lead the team he is playing for to its first triumph over the opposing side in three years. Victories have been […]

UCT baseball and softball finals pit Cranford vs. Governor Livingston; Will take place at Kean at same times on May 9

Top-seeded Johnson, which was seeking its third title and first since 1981, ousted in softball semifinals

Many times it feels like the champion in Union County will come down to Cranford vs. Governor Livingston. That will be the case twice on May 9 at Kean University in Union. For the second year in a row the matchups for the Union County Tournament baseball and softball games are the same. This Saturday, […]

GL baseball, the top seed, advances to UCT semifinals for 2nd straight season; Johnson, Summit, Cranford also move on

Final four teams will vie to reach final in competition scheduled for Elizabeth's Williams Field May 2

BERKELEY HEIGHTS – Last year Ethan Frohman got the ball for his team’s county semifinal contest and pitched the Highlanders into the final for the first time in three years. This time head coach Chris Roof’s strategy was to pitch Frohman in Wednesday’s quarterfinals and hope that his GL squad would advance – once again […]

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