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FOOTBALL: Cougars Suffer First Loss of Season

September 22, 2018

CRANFORD - After scoring 77 points in the first two games, not many would have predicted that the Cranford High School football team would be looking at a zero on the scoreboard at the final whistle. 

Both teams were staring at zeros late into the third quarter until Rahway quarterback Ja'Kir Robinson found Dashon Moore in the end zone for a 13-yard TD pass to take ...

GIRLS SOCCER: Cranford Ranked No. 12 in the State

CRANFORD - For the first time this season, the Cranford High School girls soccer team has made the weekly Top 20 Ranking. 

Last week, the Cougars defeated No. 17 Union 3-1 on Tuesday, then used that momentum to knock off No. 8 Westfield 4-1 on Thursday. Cranford had dropped its past three matchups against Union, but the defeat of Westfield was even more ...

FOOTBALL: Shriner, Kalnins Power Cranford Past Governor Livingston

CRANFORD - Another strong defensive showing and run game powered Cranford over Gov. Livingston, 35-0, on Friday night at the home opener at Memorial Field.

Michael Kalnins and Jimmy Shriner combined for 163 rushing yards and four touchdowns.

Though the defense was strong the whole game, the offense started sluggish. Cranford's first possession was a three-and-out and ...

GIRLS SOCCER: Cranford Defeats NJ's Longest Unbeaten Team

CRANFORD - If you haven't bought-in to the potential of the Cranford High School's girls soccer program yet, it might be time.

On Tuesday, the Cougars defeated Union, No. 17 in the state according to, 3-1. Cranford, who entered the week unranked, may have pulled off the biggest upset of the year on Thursday with a 4-1 victory over Westfield, who sits at No. 8 in ...

WHRHS Girls Soccer: Watchung Hills Shuts Out Cranford, 2-0

WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills Girls soccer team shut out Cranford on Saturday, 2-0.

“Very pleased with our effort today, bouncing back from a tough loss against a very good team in Cranford,” said WHRHS head coach Brian Figuerido.  “The players responded very well to the challenge today, and we’re committed to finding a way to get the job done.”

The game ...

FOOTBALL: Cranford Downs North Plainfield 42-13 Behind Four Shriner Touchdowns

CRANFORD - Expectations are high this year in regards to the Cranford High School football program. Running back Jimmy Shriner is back to build upon his 2017 season and quarterback Connor Katz looks to remain healthy after missing much of last year with an injury.

So far so good as Shriner and Katz accounted for all six touchdowns in Cranford's season-opening 42-13 ...

Offense Explodes For Six Goals at Scrimmage With Caldwell

CRANFORD – The Cranford High School girls soccer program scored just 28 goals last season (8-11-1) and were shutout nine times. This year, the team will benefit from the addition of a couple of new players who chose to play only academy soccer last season.

At Tuesday’s scrimmage against Caldwell, one of those new players, Sofia Ambrosio, displayed what she could bring to the team ...

Defense Strong in Scrimmage With Carteret

CRANFORD - Looking to build off of some bright spots from Tuesday's quad meet scrimmage with Roselle, Middletown South, and Scotch Plains-Fanwood high schools, the Cranford High School football program hosted Carteret for another scrimmage on Friday. 

Each team had five possessions on offense and defense, with the starting spot of the drive backing up as the scrimmage ...

CHS Boys Soccer Shows Resilience in First Scrimmage

CRANFORD - After graduating more than 50 percent of last season's roster, the 2018 Cranford High School boys soccer program took the field for its first scrimmage of the year, Wednesday morning against Piscataway.

Despite graduating 13, the Cougars are not looking at a youth movement. In fact, they will have 17 seniors on this season's roster to go along with four juniors and ...

CHS Football Scrimmages Three Schools

CRANFORD - The Cranford High School football team used Tuesday's quad meet with Abraham Clark, Middletown South, and Scotch Plains-Fanwood high schools to get a closer look at its potential new starters.

Memorial Football Field was split in half with two teams on each side participating in drills such as extra-point attempts, field goals, punting, and offense and defense.


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