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 […]

Union falters in final period vs. undefeated Phillipsburg 24-14; Too many penalties cost Farmers in Delaware Division setback

Thrilling 83-yard touchdown pass from Rios to Gravenhise called back on first play of 4th quarter

UNION – On a night when one of the greatest touchdown passes in Union Farmers football history was called back because of a penalty, first-time visitor Phillipsburg – owners of the most wins of any school in New Jersey – rallied in the fourth quarter to come away with a 24-14 triumph Friday at Cooke […]

Union football prepping for big home game Friday night vs. undefeated Phillipsburg; Farmers (1-1) coming off bye week

Stateliners and Hunterdon Central both lead Delaware Division with 3-0 marks

Here we have the winningest football program in the state invading Cooke Memorial Field for the very first time. Phillipsburg has won 643 games, the most of any team in New Jersey, with its first year of football being 1905. Knocking on the door of 500, Union has won 498 games, with its first season […]

UCT girls’ soccer kicks off this Saturday; defending co-champion Scotch Plains is top seed once again

Dayton, Union, Johnson and Brearley were to host first 4 matches

The girls’ soccer Union County Tournament was to kick off this Saturday, Sept. 28, with four preliminary round matches. Defending co-champion Scotch Plains was awarded the top seed once again. Four first round games are scheduled to be played Wednesday, Oct. 2, with four more second round games set to take place Saturday, Oct. 5. The […]

Union football halts arch rival Elizabeth 33-14; Senior running back Bogan rushes for 203 yards and 3 TDs

Farmers have defeated Minutemen now 4 straight times at Cooke Memorial Field

UNION – Seeking to avoid its first 0-2 start since 2007 in a season that much success was predicted, Union scored the first three times it had the football – the first two after gaining turnovers – en route to posting a commanding 33-14 Mid-State 38 Conference-Delaware Division victory over arch rival Elizabeth in Friday night’s home-opener […]

Dayton football hosting Bernards moved to Friday at 4 p.m.; First game on new Field Turf field postponed by thunder and lightning

SPRINGFIELD – The Dayton football team had its season-opening game against Bernards Thursday night postponed because of thunder and lightning. Now the first game to be played at the new sports complex on school grounds is scheduled for Friday at 4 p.m. The superintendent of schools said that the opening ceremonies would not take place on […]

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