Here is this weekend’s opening Union County football schedule, with 11 games Friday night, Sept. 9 and three on Saturday, Sept. 10.
Saturday is a testing day, so games are scheduled at later and different times.
Saturday’s Hillside at Rahway game is now a 1:30 p.m. start according to Rahway head coach Brian Russo – confirmed Thursday, Sept. 8.
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
THIS WEEKEND’S SCHEDULE:
Friday, Sept. 9 (11 games)
Watchung Hills at Union, 7 p.m.
Hillsborough at Elizabeth, 7
Westfield at Linden, 7
Somerville at Cranford, 7
Summit at North Hunterdon, 7
Gov. Livingston at Voorhees, 7
Roselle at Bernards, 7
Johnson at New Providence, 7
Roselle Park at South Hunterdon, 7
Pingry at Brearley, 7
Dayton at Belvidere, 7
Saturday, Sept. 10 (3 games)
Hillside at Rahway, 1:30 p.m.
Immaculata at Plainfield, 2 p.m.
Warren Hills at Scotch Plains, 2:30 p.m.
NEW UNION COUNTY HEAD COACHES FOR 2016 – all are first-time head coaches:
Plainfield – Corey Tucker – promoted from within at his alma mater
Elizabeth – Jamil Jackson – was previously an assistant at Elizabeth, his alma mater
Hillside – Barris Grant – former Shabazz assistant and Irvington graduate
New Providence – Mitch Goodstein – promoted from within and NP is his alma mater
– JR PARACHINI