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. […]

Cranford football posts impressive 2nd half comeback to notch first win; Roselle Park is Union County’s first 4-0 team

Linden sophomore quarterback Marshall produces 5TD game to remember

Elizabeth, Cranford and Roselle Park all won on the road at teams that were 2-0. Not bad. Linden also produced a huge road victory, winning in a shootout over a team it had not beaten since 2014. Also not bad. Johnson also defeated a team that was 2-0 – doing so at home – and […]

MONDAY MORNING QUARTERBACK: Roselle Park 3-0 for first time since 2005; Johnson seeks first 3-0 start since 2007

Sophomore Sanborn impressing for Farmers; Westfield defense continues to stifle foes

Roselle Park is 3-0 for the first time since 2005. Johnson will attempt to get to 3-0 for the first time since 2007. Both are involved in big Mid-State 38 Conference undefeated division matchups scheduled to take place Friday night. Roselle Park is at Belvidere, with both at the top of the Union Division standings […]

Roselle Park – Union County’s first 2-0 football team – is 2-0 for the 3rd straight year

Panthers have also won their first 2 games for the 5th time in 6 seasons under head coach Terry Hanratty

Getting off to a good start after its first two games has been a Roselle Park trademark under sixth-year head football coach Terry Hanratty. For the fifth time in his six seasons at the helm of the Panthers, Hanratty has guided Roselle Park to a 2-0 start. This season’s version includes identical 33-7 scores over […]

All 17 Union County football teams scheduled to play Sept. 15; Rare weekend when none will play on Saturday

Big matchup: Westfield at Ridge, a battle of 1-0 Watchung Division teams with the Westfield Blue Devil defense attempting to halt the Ridge Red Devil offense

All 17 Union County football schools are scheduled to play Friday, Sept. 15, which will be a rare weekend when none are to play on Saturday. There are 12 games, including five featuring two Union County squads. Perhaps the most high profile matchup of the weekend is Westfield at Ridge, which is a battle of 1-0 […]

Union County football schedule for Sept. 8-9 weekend here – weather permitting, of course

Here is the Union County football schedule for the weekend of Sept. 8 and 9 – weather permitting, of course. As of Sunday, Sept. 3 there are 8 games scheduled for Friday, Sept. 8 and 5 for Saturday, Sept. 9. Saturday, Sept. 9 is an ACT testing day, with games listed to start at 1 […]

Roselle Park vs. Roselle football will be for 100th time in November; Among longest-running Thanksgiving Day rivalries in state

Past coaches Wagner, Grasso, Sr. reminisce about past games, importance of event

ROSELLE PARK – Since 1915 – for more than 100 years time – the Roselle Park and Roselle high school football teams have looked forward to doing battle against each other on Thanksgiving. Annual late Thursdays in November in that section of Union County, NJ take on the meaning of passing the ball early in […]

Revised Union County football schedules – as of Aug. 21 – here; Roselle will play home dates at Rahway River Park

Roselle Park will host Roselle on Thanksgiving in 100th meeting; Rahway will play Johnson at home on Thanksgiving at Veterans Field

REVISED 2017 UNION COUNTY FOOTBALL SCHEDULES AS OF MONDAY, AUG. 21, 2017 2017 UNION FARMERS Sept. 8 at Watchung Hills, 7 p.m. Sept. 15 Plainfield, 7 p.m. Sept. 22 at Elizabeth, 7 p.m. Oct. 6 Westfield, 7 p.m Oct. 13 at Franklin, 7 p.m. Oct. 20 Ridge, 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at B-Raritan, 7 p.m. […]