11 Union County football teams in this weekend’s opening playoffs; Undefeated Cranford, Brearley squads seek to extend winning streaks

Eleven got in. How many will get out? Union County is well represented in playoff football that commences this weekend. Eleven of the 17 football playing schools in Union County qualified. Last week I wrote that nine would get in. Rahway and Roselle also snuck in as eighth seeds in their sections – the Indians […]

Johnson football notches another 3-game winning streak; Crusaders prepping for battle with Belvidere

Seek second straight CJ, G2 playoff berth

For the second year in a row a three-game winning streak has evened Johnson’s record following another tough 0-3 start. The Crusaders of Clark just notched their first road win and have scored the same amount of points – 110 – as they have surrendered. Johnson’s next goal is to prove that it is better […]

Summit football tops GL 30-6 behind 3 Froschauer TD passes; Nicholson scores for Highlanders

Hilltoppers have now won 29 straight regular season home games

SUMMIT – For much of the first half it was a battle of the defenses at Tatlock Field Friday night, with visiting Governor Livingston first stopping host Summit and then the Hilltoppers halting the Highlanders. That went on for four possessions by each team before a bad snap out of the end zone finally resulted […]

Roselle Park football has longest winning streak of any team in Union County – now at 4

Panthers lone team off this weekend; Will return Sept. 25 at Bound Brook

Three Union County teams opened with shutout victories last weekend, two on Friday night and one on Saturday afternoon. On Friday night in Mid-State 38 Conference-Valley Division play, Roselle Park opened at home with a 38-0 win over Pingry, while New Providence won at South Hunterdon 34-0. For the Panthers it was their fourth straight win […]

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 […]

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 […]

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