Johnson football falls for first time this season; Crusaders topped by 5-1 Somerville

CLARK – Some teams, if they are fortunate enough, like to make a statement right away. Especially in a game that features the visitors coming in at 5-1 and the host team undefeated at 5-0. After receiving the opening kickoff visiting Somerville – literally – wasted no time in making it clear that the Pioneers […]

Union County Tournament information here: Field hockey, boys’ soccer, girls’ soccer, girls’ volleyball

UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENTS:   FIELD HOCKEY FINAL SATURDAY, OCT. 21 AT JOHNSON’S NOLAN FIELD 2-Johnson vs. 1-Oak Knoll, 3 p.m.   BOYS’ SOCCER SEMIFINALS SATURDAY, OCT. 21 AT JOHNSON’S NOLAN FIELD 3-Cranford vs. 2-Elizabeth, 5 p.m. 5-Summit vs. 1-Westfield, 7:15 p.m.   GIRLS’ SOCCER SEMIFINALS SUNDAY, OCT. 22 AT JOHNSON’S NOLAN FIELD 3-Union vs. 2-Scotch […]

MONDAY AFTERNOON QUARTERBACK: Union County FB teams gearing for playoff push

We’re at the – three weekends to go – stage of the season. Just three weekends remaining for teams to enhance their already clinched playoff status or for teams to still try to gain entry into their sections. Here in Union County, Westfield has appeared to put itself in the position to be considered the […]

Roselle Park football players use their practice time in a most giving way; Donate funds and spend time with children in need of cheering up

When Pingry dropped out of the Mid-State 38 Conference, that left the Roselle Park football team looking for an opponent to replace. Roselle Park initially got People’s Prep Charter, with the game scheduled for Oct. 13. However, the Newark school dropped its football program right before the season was to begin. Roselle Park was able […]

MONDAY EVENING QUARTERBACK: 2 Union County teams are 5-0, 7 are at 3-2 and 4 are off this weekend

Johnson and Westfield are 5-0 and on their way to qualifying once again in their sections. Seven Union County teams are 3-2 and seeking to qualify themselves, each having three more games to go that count. Roselle Park is 4-2 and has this week off and then after playing at New Providence next weekend will […]

Johnson, Westfield – Union County’s 5-0 FB teams; Crusaders win Valley Division, Blue Devils see winning streak reach 30

UNION – Exit 135 off the Garden State Parkway south – the Clark-Westfield turn – is presently 10-0 on the gridiron so far this season. Johnson and Westfield both improved to 5-0 Friday night, each capturing key Mid-State 38 Conference division victories. Johnson turned back visiting Hillside 22-13 at Nolan Field to clinch the Valley […]

MONDAY EVENING QUARTERBACK: Can Union end Westfield’s 29-game winning streak? Other big Oct. 6 games include Hillside at Johnson, Roselle Park at Bound Brook

There are three scheduled Friday night (Oct. 6) games that do not include either team with more than one loss. They are all division games concerning six Mid-State 38 Conference squads. FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS IN UNION COUNTY OCT. 6: WATCHUNG DIVISION: Westfield (4-0, 3-0) at Union (2-1, 2-1) – Cooke Memorial Field VALLEY DIVISION: Hillside […]

Brearley football sparked by spectacular performance produced by senior RB Bonnet; Scores career-high 6 TDs to lift Bears past 4-0 Roselle Park

Carried the ball 36 times for 184 yards and scored 3 touchdowns in each half

ROSELLE PARK – On offense you want to present the element of surprise as much as you can, you know, keep the opposition off balance. In football, that means being equally effective running and throwing the ball. Brearley had a different kind of balance Friday night. The strategy consisted of handing the ball off to […]

Cranford boys’ 3rd seed and Union girls’ 3rd seed for soccer Union County Tournaments; Will wrap at Kean the final weekend in October

UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENTS BOYS’ SOCCER SEEDS: 1-Westfield 2-Elizabeth 3-Cranford 4-Gov. Livingston 5-Summit 6-Scotch Plains 7-Johnson 8-New Providence 9-Plainfield 10-Rahway 11-Dayton 12-Oratory Prep 13-Hillside 14-Union 15-Union Catholic 16-Linden 17-Roselle 18-Roselle park 19-Roselle Catholic The top four seeds receive byes into the quarterfinals. Fifth-seeded Summit receives a bye into the first round. Preliminary round games need to […]

MONDAY EVENING QUARTERBACK: Can Hillside continue its recent dominance over a tougher opponent?

Although it is against teams that are a combined 0-7, the Hillside Comets are on a bit of a roll the past two weekends. Hillside followed up a 42-7 win at New Providence by downing Bernards by the score of 42-0 at home this past Saturday. Bernards reached last year’s Central Jersey, Group 2 final. […]

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