Union County football: A playoff picture right now

Union County football: A playoff picture right now

UNION COUNTY, NJ — One thing New Jersey has made perfectly clear: Your high school football team does not need to be undefeated, or even better than .500, to qualify for the state playoffs. Right now, 12 of Union County’s 17 football-playing schools find themselves in playoff positions, with just two weekends of qualifying games […]

David Brearley is last one undefeated as football teams vie for playoff positions

David Brearley is last one undefeated as football teams vie for playoff positions

UNION COUNTY, NJ — David Brearley High School remains Union County’s only undefeated football team at 6-0. Week 7 features Union County schools in 16 games across three days, with only one common game — Cranford at Linden. There are two weekends of games remaining before the state playoffs commence on Friday, Oct. 28, and […]

Going into Week 6, David Brearley HS is the final undefeated football team

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Undefeated football in Union County? There’s just one team with that distinction remaining. The David Brearley High School Bears hold that distinction at 5-0 after producing their third shutout, a 14-0 win at home on Friday, Sept. 30, against 3-1 South Hunterdon Regional High School. David Brearley, which has outscored five […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Cranford and Elizabeth square off in UCT softball finals

CRANFORD, NJ — Not often do the top two seeds make it to the championship game. However, that was the case this year, as defending champion and top-seeded Cranford High School was to clash with second-seeded Elizabeth High School in the 46th annual softball Union County Tournament championship game. The game was rescheduled to be […]

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