Union County All-Stars thwarted in comeback Snapple Bowl bid; Union’s Carter stands out at QB

Victory at Kean by 30-28 score gives Middlesex County All-Stars 12-8 series lead

  UNION – Doug Carter willed the Union All-Stars down the field in the final minutes to make this one of the more dramatic Snapple Bowls in some time. The Union County quarterback got them into the end zone. He needed to get them into the end zone one more time to put the game […]

Union County high school football schedules for upcoming 2013 season here; Scrimmage schedules also included

With July soon to turn into August, it’s time to start thinking high school football. Below are the high school schedules for all 17 Union County football playing schools. The season will commence on Thursday, Sept. 12 for 15 Union County teams and Saturday, Sept. 14 for the other two. The high school season kicks of Friday, Sept. […]

Roselle Park standouts get another chance at victory as Union County All-Stars in 20th annual Snapple Bowl; Gridiron clash kicks off Thursday night at Kean

Metellus, Kurywczak, Johns, Bianchi, Romero excited to be playing together one more time

WESTFIELD – John Schinestuhl threw the first touchdown pass in Snapple Bowl history 19 years ago after leading the Roselle Park Panthers to back-to-back 11-0 records and North 2, Group 1 championships during the 1992 and 1993 seasons. Last December, Roselle Park reached its first North 2, Group 1 final since the days when players […]

First Union High School Athletic Hall of Fame class announced; Inductees include former baseball stars Santorini, Maddox; football greats Kubin, D’Addio, Stewart, Ferroni; professional bowler Kulick and coaches Shallcross, LeMatty, Rettino

Initial dinner is Monday, Nov. 25 at Galloping Hill Caterers in Union

UNION – 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 made Union Township proud. Now the most very elite […]

Former East Orange Campus assistant Williams named new Roselle football coach

Was Jaguars' defensive coordinator; is a 1989 Clifford Scott grad

Unlike the three previous head football coaches at Roselle, James Williams comes in never having coached a game at Arminio Field before. Williams, officially hired at Tuesday night’s Roselle Board of Education meeting, is coming in as an assistant and will be a head coach for the first time – like his predecessors. However, his […]

Here’s a look at the Union County Conference baseball, softball champs for the league’s first 4 years

Here’s a look at the Union County Conference baseball and softball champions for the first four years of league play (2010-2013): UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL CHAMPIONS 2013 Watchung: Cranford Mountain: Dayton Valley: Summit 2012 Watchung: Cranford Mountain: Dayton Valley: New Providence 2011 Watchung: Cranford Mountain: Union Catholic Valley: Roselle Park 2010 Watchung: Scotch Plains Mountain: […]

Elizabeth’s Temple-bound Walker helps lift North football All-Stars to historic victory

Squad scores event-high 54 points to even series at 16-16-2

UNION – For one player – Elizabeth’s Phillip Walker – this was just the beginning. For another – Bloomfield’s Javon Santos – this was the end a stellar high school football career. Walker, on offense, and Santos, on defense, played integral roles in leading the North to a record-setting 54-8 triumph over the South in […]

Rahway softball captures UCC’s Mountain Division title; Indians beat Roselle Park by 2 games at 12-2

Finishes with overall record of 15-6

The Rahway softball team had an outstanding season in 2013, capturing the Union County Conference’s Mountain Division championship with a 12-2 record. The Indians finished with an overall record of 15-6. Roselle Park finished second in the Mountain Division at 10-4 and overall at 15-11. Westfield won the Watchung Division at 9-2 and did not […]

UCC baseball champions: Cranford and Dayton capture Watchung and Mountain again, Summit wins Valley

This season’s Union County Conference baseball champions included a repeat state champion, a first-time sectional champ and a team that finished with the second most wins in Union County. Cranford won the Watchung Division for the third straight season and finished with a Union County-best 25-1 record. The Cougars also repeated as North 2, Group 3 […]

Union football 1977, 1978, 1979 reunion honors its mentor – head coach Lou Rettino; Former players, coaches gather to reminisce about their success

Stengel, Benedict, Rettino Jr. in attendance

SPRING LAKE – Get a bunch of guys together in a room at a football reunion and you find out about such things as: “the missed tackle,” “the play” and what player had the prettiest girlfriend, among other stories a bit less appropriate for publication. However, the common thread Saturday night at Spring Lake Manor […]

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