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 […]

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 […]

Union football hosting Westfield for first time in 5 years; Last defeated Blue Devils in 2013

Farmers, after their bye week, seek to bounce back after Elizabeth setback against team that has won state-leading 29 straight

Union has had it with losing to Westfield. The Farmers have lost to the Blue Devils the last three times they faced each other, with two of the contests sending Westfield to the last two North 2, Group 5 championship games – with the Blue Devils winning both of them. There was a time 20 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Strong midfield play among the keys to Union girls’ soccer success; Santiago, Pereira, Vera, Lima, Severini lead the way

The Union Farmers Girls Soccer team has silently moved into our radar. Union plays in the top-heavy Union County, where it competes with teams such as  Westfield, Scotch Plains and Cranford.  The Farmers have started the season with a 6-1 record, primary lead by a midfield of seniors Andrea Santiago, Nicole Pereira, juniors Karen Vera, Kayla […]

Union girls’ soccer off to fine 6-1 start; Farmers play at undefeated Westfield (7-0) Sept. 28

Miller-People leads in goals with 9 and is tied for assists with Alfano at 7 each

Three weeks into the season and we have three solid Group 4 schools vying for supremacy in Union County. All competing for the Union County Conference’s Watchung Division championship, Westfield began the week 6-0 overall, Union 6-1 and Scotch Plains 5-1. As of Monday, the Watchung Division standings had Westfield first at 2-0, Scotch Plains […]

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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