Hillside produces program’s first 12-0 finish after capturing South, Group 2 Regional Championship; Comets come back in 2nd half to top Cedar Creek 25-3

Biggins throws TD pass to Bell, while Louis scores twice and Moore once in Dec. 8 clash at Rutgers

So now that Hillside followed up a third straight state championship with a first regional title, what is the next challenge for the suddenly unstoppable Comets? “We’re now chasing Lou Rettino,” said fourth-year head coach Barris Grant on Monday, referring to the former legendary Union mentor guiding the only program in Union County to four […]

One of Union’s most historic football wins took place Saturday, Dec. 7, 1991; Farmers ended Randolph’s then state-record 58-0-1 unbeaten streak

Came back in second half to win North 2, Group 4 championship game at Cooke Memorial Field 24-14

There was a time when public school football was still on an even par with non-public schools. State championship games – after a period from 1976-1981 for some – were moved back to the high school fields and there was an electricity about them, not a single vacant seat to be found. Just about the […]

Hillside football attempting to become first Union County team to win a Regional Championship; South Jersey, Group 2 state champion Comets (11-0) clash with Cedar Creek Dec. 8 at Rutgers

Winning a state championship is the ultimate in football. However, losing a game in the same season after capturing one can leave an empty feeling. That’s what the Hillside Comets experienced 12 months ago. They do not intend to have that same feeling come Sunday. Hillside (11-0) will clash with Cedar Creek (10-2) Sunday at […]

Terry Hanratty steps down as Roselle Park head football coach; Cites spending time with family as central issue

Citing the reason to be available to spend more time with his children and their sports, today, Wednesday, Dec. 4, Terry Hanratty officially stepped down as Roselle Park’s head football coach. “It’s completely a family issue,” said Hanratty, 47, who was the head coach at Roselle Park since 2012, leading the Panthers to a 39-36 […]

CRANFORD FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

CRANFORD FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Catherine Blowe, varsity gymnastics “Catherine Blowe has been an amazing example of perseverance during her time on the CHS gymnastics team. Despite injuries along the way, Catherine qualified for and competed at the NJSIAA Individual State Championships this year. She was also recently named First Team All-County in bars, beam, floor and all-around.” — Coach […]

CRANFORD MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Connor Katz, varsity football “Connor recorded two strong efforts in the month of November, accounting for nearly 400 yards offense and six touchdowns in the last two games. In a solid win over Summit, Connor threw one touchdown pass and ran for two touchdowns to lead his team to a big comeback win over Summit. […]

UNION FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

UNION FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Jasmine Jourdain, junior, girls gymnastics “Jasmine Jourdain is a Union High School junior with immense talent and serious drive. She truly loves gymnastics and it comes across in the hard work she puts in at practice and her performance at meets. This year her determination earned her third place on vault at the Union County […]

UNION MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

UNION MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Andrew Sanborn, senior, football Andrew is our senior quarterback, a three-year starter. Through nine games this season he has thrown for 2,072 yards, with 18 touchdowns and just two interceptions. He is the all-time leading passer at Union High School and recently became only the ninth player in New Jersey history to pass for over […]

Roselle football wins at home on Thanksgiving to close its season with a 5-game winning streak; New Providence, Rahway and Westfield also triumph

Rams top Roselle Park 50-36 in first holiday game played at Arminio's new turf field

One team in Union County that can’t wait for the 2020 football season is the Roselle Rams. Roselle went 5-6 the very best way you can do it – by winning its final five games. Roselle hosted Roselle Park on Thanksgiving for the first time since 2015 and on Thursday morning the Rams came away […]

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