This weekend’s opening Union County football schedule here; 11 games for Sept. 9 and 3 for Sept. 10

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.

WEEK ONE

UNION COUNTY

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.

Off: None.

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

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