Union County football this weekend includes 8 games Sept. 14 and 3 Sept. 15; Elizabeth and New Providence are home and both seeking first 3-0 starts since 2015

Westfield out to bounce back from a loss for first time since Thanksgiving 2014

Union County football this weekend – 8 games on Friday night, Sept. 14 and 3 on Saturday, Sept. 15 – has not been affected by the week-long rain. Story lines include: In a Mid-State 36 Conference-Union Division clash at Ward Field in Kenilworth it will be the Dayton Bulldogs (0-1) facing the host Brearley Bears […]

Elizabeth, New Providence football both 2-0 for first time in 3 years; Hillside on 5-game winning streak

Senior RB George starred for Linden in win that snapped Westfield's 37-game winning streak

For the first time since 2015, Elizabeth and New Providence are 2-0. For the first time since 2014, Hillside is 1-0 and Westfield is 0-1. Westfield still has a good team and will win its share of games. The Blue Devils saw their second-longest winning streak – that of 37 games which included three straight […]

Linden football tops Westfield 14-7 to even record at 1-1; Marshall throws TD pass to Petit-Homme, George rushes for 190 yards and 1 TD

LINDEN – The Linden football team defeated Westfield 14-7 Friday night to even its record at 1-1. Westfield entered with a 37-game winning streak and fell to 0-1. Westfield’s previous loss was at Linden four years ago in the North 2, Group 5 playoffs by the score of 14-6. Linden scored on its first possession […]

Westfield head football coach Jim DeSarno’s thoughts on his 2018 Blue Devils moments before their first game at Linden tonight – Friday, Sept. 7

After speaking on the phone with Westfield football head coach Jim DeSarno this afternoon – Friday, Sept. 7 – here are his thoughts on his 2018 Blue Devils as they are moments away from opening their season at Linden tonight at 7. Westfield enters with a 37-game winning streak that includes three straight North 2, […]

Eight Union County football teams open this weekend with the other eight prepping for their second games; Thirteen clashes kick off Sept. 7 and one on Sept. 8

1-0 Elizabeth at 1-0 Union and Westfield seeks to extend its state-leading 37-game winning streak at Watchung Division rival Linden, the last team it lost to 4 years ago

Eight Union County football teams open this weekend, including Brearley hosting Highland Park, Dayton hosting Belvidere, Summit at Montgomery, Hillside at Middlesex, Somerville vs. Rahway at Rahway River Park, Cranford at North Plainfield, Westfield at Linden and Scotch Plains at North Hunterdon. All of those games are scheduled for Friday night. The lone Saturday game […]

Union football, sparked by returning junior QB Sanborn, rallies late to tie game and then thwarts Linden 14-7 in OT; Farmers tied contest with 49 seconds remaining

Lucien scores game-winning TD and first-year placekicker Casas kicks 2 huge extra points; Marshall scores for Linden; Both teams played their hearts out

UNION – The Union football team defeated Linden 14-7 in overtime in Friday night season-opening Mid-State 36 Conference-Watchung Division action at Cooke Memorial Field. Linden scored first in the second quarter and then Union tied the game with 49 seconds left. Union had the ball first in overtime and took the lead on a running […]

High school football season in Union County kicks off 3 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 30; At Frey Field in Berkeley Heights it will be Johnson vs. Gov. Livingston

The high school football season in New Jersey kicks off Thursday, Aug. 30 and in Union County it will commence at 3 p.m. in Berkeley Heights when Mid-State 36 Conference teams Johnson and Governor Livingston clash. Later Thursday at 7 p.m. New Providence will play at Middlesex in the first scheduled Union County vs. Middlesex […]

Union County coaches Chiola at Linden and Williams at Roselle talk about the many twists and turns of upcoming 2018 campaign; Both open on road Aug. 31 and do not play on Thanksgiving this year

The start of the 2018 high school football season in New Jersey – one with many changes – kicks off one week from this Thursday – Aug. 30. Union County squads begin to have their game-scrimmages this week, with Linden and Plainfield the first to have theirs, both scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 22. Linden will […]

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