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Farmers 2017 Kickoff

August 21, 2017

UNION, NJ - The Fifth Quarter Club is hosting their first ever fundraiser, FARMERS 2017 KICKOFF at the Knights of Columbus for Union High School students.

The event will be held on Thursday, Aug. 24 from 7:00 - 11:00 p.m.  The cost is $20.  Union High School students must present a current school ID.  The Knights of Columbus is located at 1034 Jeanette Avenue.

The Fifth ...

Union Athletes to be Off Field Before Eclipse

UNION, NJ – In response to the much anticipated solar eclipse on Monday and in accordance with NJSIAA recommendations, Union schools Athletic Director Linda Ionta said athletes will be off the field by 12:45.

The NJSIAA (New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association) Medical Advisory Committee Chair Dr. Jack Kripsak advises NJSIAA members to proceed with caution.  Kripsak ...

Union's Omari Smoak Making a Name for Himself in the Sport of Fencing

UNION, NJ – Omari Smoak of Union is excelling at a sport some people only know about from swashbuckling movies.  Smoak took up fencing when he was 9 years old and has excelled in the sport ever since.

Smoak won the first place gold medal, out of 244 competitors, in the Junior Men’s Epee Division (under 20 years old) at the largest USA national fencing competition of the ...

Springfield’s Anthony Cioffi No. 37 with the Oakland Raiders Gets His First Shot at the Big Time Tonight

PHOENIX, AZ - Anthony Cioffi, the four-year defensive back out of Rutgers and Jonathan Dayton High School alum, will participate in his first game action of the year as the Oakland Raiders visit the Arizona Cardinals in the first preseason game for both teams at 10 p.m. ET.

For live cut-ins of the game, tune into the NFL Network on your local cable system and follow www.raiders.com for the ...

Baltusrol Assistant Pro Beach Completes Second Round, Misses Cut at PGA Championship Friday

CHARLOTTE, NC -The first career major championship for Alex Beach was short-lived, but the experience and memory will live on.

The 27-year-old Beach, an assistant PGA professional at Baltusrol Golf Club (site of last year’s final major) shot a 9-over-par 80 (40-40) after second round play of the PGA Championship Friday at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Highlight of ...

Union Coaches Keep Vigilant During the Hot Summer Days of Preseason Practice

UNION, NJ – Union High School athletic coaches are acutely aware of the risk of heat-related illnesses and deaths as athletes began showing up for practice this week.

“We are proactive in informing both parents and athletes about the risks involved with heat issues,” said Athletic Director Linda Ionta.  “Our athletic trainer and coaches work together to make ...

State Little League Champs in Elizabeth Need Help Getting to Regionals

ELIZABETH, NJ -  The Elmora Youth League Troopers baseball team overcame several obstacles in their rise to undefeated state champions this season, but now they face another hurdle: raising enough funds to help them get to regionals.

“Obviously, we hoped to get this far, but we never expected it and a week of hotel stays,” said  Vanessa Cangas Garcia, whose 10-year-old ...

Union Comes Rallies in Final Minutes to Top Middlesex in the 14th Snapple Bowl

UNION, NJ – Union County rallied in the final minutes of the storm interrupted game to beat Middlesex County 27-14 in the 24th Snapple Bowl played Thursday evening at Kean University’s Alumni Stadium.  The win made it two in a row for Union County.

On the roster from Union High School were seniors Justin Beckett, Chris Bournes, Bryce Wilson and Al-Tariq ...

Union's Basketball Skills on Display During Parks and Rec Month

UNION, NJ – Basketball players from grades 3 – 12 had fun shooting hoops on Saturday at Union’s first Basketball Skills Challenge at Weber Park.

“Our first ever Basketball Skills Challenge, a part of our Parks and Recreation Month events, was a great opportunity for some of our talented basketball players to showcase their abilities,” said Department of ...

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