Sydney Santiago, UHS softball shortstop “Sydney is a four-year varsity starter and captain who has helped her team out in any way she could. Being a part of Union softball since she was 10 years old, she is an extremely hardworking young lady and a passionate player. Sydney is a leader both on and off […]


UHS junior Kiara Powell is an avid bowler Kiara is an excellent bowler. She is always working to better her performance on the lanes as well as go out of her way to help others working to improve. Kiara is the type of teammate who pushes others to strive to be their best and can […]


UHS junior Kai Legband is a varsity swimmer   Kai Legband is a junior at Union High School and has been a member of the men’s varsity swim team since his freshman year. In dual meets this season, Kai has been a part of 11 first-place relays, with a handful of relays won on come-from-behind […]

Union Female Athlete of the Month

Senior Jess McDonough is a center outfielder with the Union High School softball team

Union Female Athlete of the Month

McDonough has batted third in the lineup for the past three years. In her 242 career at-bats with the Farmers, McDonough has maintained a sterling batting average of .417 while driving in 61 RBIs. This fall, McDonough will begin her collegiate softball career with Misericordia University in Pennsylvania. On Union High School’s start to the […]

Union male athlete of the month – March 2016

Senior Charles James

UNION, NJ — Offensive and defensive tackle Charles James is a four-year veteran of Union High School football. After a fruitful career with the Farmers, he signed a letter of intent on Thursday, Feb. 14, to further his studies and play college football with Monmouth University. James was one of three Union High School players, […]

Union female athlete of the month – March 2016

Senior Kaitlyn McTernan, Track and Field

UNION, NJ — Senior Kaitlyn McTernan is a ranked runner with the Union High School track and field team. McTernan represented all female athletes in Union on Sunday, Feb. 7, at a National Girls and Women in Sports Day luncheon hosted by Seton Hall University. Later in February, McTernan led the Farmers with fourth- and […]

Union male athlete of the month – February 2016

Junior Nick Zuena, 145-pound Wrestler

UNION, NJ — Nick Zuena competes in the 145-pound weight class for Union High School’s wrestling team, and is one of three team captains. Zuena took 3rd place in his weight class at the Union County Tournament in mid-January, and has helped propel the team to a 6-4 record with a personal mark of 14-4. […]

Union female athlete of the month – February 2016

Senior basketball guard Jasmine Bonaparte

UNION, NJ — Jasmine Bonaparte is a four-year veteran of the girls’ basketball team at Union High School. She’s averaging 13.1 points for the Farmers through 10 games this year, and put up a season-high 20 points in Union’s 55-48 win over Cranford High School on Thursday, Jan. 14. Bonaparte leads Union in field goals, […]

Union male athlete of the month – December 2015

Senior Soccer Midfielder Angel Guerra

UNION, NJ — Guerra was a captain on the Union High School soccer team, which entered the state playoffs with an overall record of 10-7-1. The Farmers defeated East Orange, 2-0, behind a strong defensive effort, before bowing out in the quarterfinals with a 1-0 loss to eventual champion Elizabeth. On soccer “I started playing […]