Union football seeks first state championship in 20 years; Summit out to repeat in N2, G3

Former Roselle Park head coach John Wagner will lead Point Pleasant Beach in only the program's second title game and first in 31 years

For one team, it tasted (non-alcoholic, of course) champagne (or Gatorade) just 12 months ago. For the other, it’s now been exactly 20 years since a celebration took place. For one coach, it’s also been 20 years since he led a team to the promised land. That’s the Union County menu for this championship football weekend that kicks […]

Inaugural Union High School Athletic Hall of Fame dinner a home run; the best Farmer athletes honored for their many outstanding achievements

Tracy Young talked about how her coach Lois Hochuli-Lampert was responsible for driving her to track meet after track meet and that she always appreciated her efforts for wanting to be there for her. High school, college and NFL standout Larry Kubin discussed how in the town of Union nothing was given to you and […]

Union football wallops visiting Piscataway 47-24 in sectional semifinals; Bogan scores 4 TDs, Robertson 2 and Egwuonwu 1

Farmers will face 11-0 Ridge in N2, G5 final in two weeks, seeking their first state championship in 20 years

UNION – Trying to beat Union in a football playoff game at Cooke Memorial Field on the exact 50th anniversary of one of the most infamous days in the history of the United States of America has not worked out for two proud programs now. On Friday night in a North 2, Group 5 semifinal […]

Union, Linden, Summit, Cranford, Rahway, Roselle Park, New Providence football seek to advance to championship games; Sectional semifinals are this weekend

Tigers, Indians, Cougars will play on road vs. undefeated teams they recently lost to

Union has had enough of losing to Piscataway in the playoffs. For that matter, so has everyone else who has played the Chiefs in that setting since 2002. Cranford has had enough of losing to Summit – period – the last five seasons in Mid-State Conference play whether it was a close game or a […]

Union football wins first playoff game in 5 years; Farmers blank visiting Watchung Hills 28-0

Senior running backs Bogan, Robertson score 2 TDs

  UNION – Jamauri Bogan has rushed for more than a school-record 5,000 yards. However, none of those yards came in a playoff victory. That was until Friday night. The standout Union four-year varsity starter rushed for a game-high 176 yards on 28 carries and scored two touchdowns to help lead the second-seeded Farmers past […]

First Union Hall of Fame Dinner set to honor the top Farmer athletes; Nov. 25 is the night – at Galloping Hill

Santorini, Maddox, Kulick, Labonia among honorees

UNION – Monday night, Nov. 25, is the night. It’s here. There have been many athletes over the years that have risen to the occasion to lead Union High School athletic teams to their ultimate goals. Those distinctions were seeing the Farmers win numerous state and county championships and do it in a manner that […]

Football playoffs for 11 Union County teams commence this weekend; Defending N2, G3 champ Summit goes 9-0 for 5th straight season

Union, Linden, Westfield in N2, G5; Scotch Plains in N2, G4; Cranford and GL also in N2, G3; Roselle Park, Brearley, New Providence in N2, G1; Rahway in CJ, G2

Here we go again. High school playoff football in UnionCounty is back – about a week later than normal – with many teams seeking to extend their seasons a week. Will this be the last season that we just crown sectional champions? We won’t know about possible playoff expansion until it gets voted on again […]

These Union County football schools have qualified for the playoffs: Union, Linden, Scotch Plains, Summit, Cranford, New Providence, Brearley, Roselle Park and Rahway

This weekend is the cutoff date, with Westfield still having a chance to make it in North 2, Group 5

Usually we’re getting ready for the playoffs this weekend. However, the old system of having a “Week Zero” where only a handful of teams open the season came back this year – thus pushing the 2013 campaign back a week. That means that this is the cutoff date weekend, with some teams done with their […]

Union football garners program’s 500th victory; Farmers win at Hillsborough 35-28

Improve to 3-2 overall and in the Mid-State 38 Conference's Delaware Division

The Union football program gained its 500th victory in its 92nd season, winning at Hillsborough 35-28 Friday night in Mid-State 38 Conference-Delaware Division action. Union’s overall record now stands at 500-301-52 (,624). Union improved to 3-2 overall and 3-2 in the Delaware Division. Hillsborough fell to 2-4 overall and 2-4 in the Delaware Division. FRIDAY NIGHT’S UNION […]

Union football program out to attain victory No. 500 Friday night in Somerset County

Farmers are at Hillsborough in big Mid-State 38 Conference-Delaware Division clash

The Union football program’s first attempt at gaining victory No. 500 will come Friday night (Oct. 18) at 7 at Hillsborough in a big Mid-State 38 Conference-Delaware Division clash. Union is 2-2 overall and 2-2 in the Delaware Division, while Hillsborough is 2-3 overall and 2-2 in the division. Union is trying to qualify again […]

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