Samantha Weaver (sitting, middle) was surrounded by her parents Elizabeth and Jeff Weaver as well as (standing from left) Principal Dr. Jeremy Hritz, Pegasus coaches Andy and Shelly Fouracre, and athletic director Mr. Sean Harvey. KENNETT SQUARE — Kennett High School Senior Samantha Weaver has signed her National Letter of Intent to play Division III softball at Lebanon Valley College. A dedicated...

Brandywine Valley Baseball League to hold open practice, May 26

Brandywine Valley MSBL was established in 2017 to provide a weekend only league that is geared towards players who are 28 years of age and older. BVMSBL will feature four (4) teams playing a 12 game regular season (6 Double Headers) starting on Saturday, June 17th and a single day playoffs for the inaugural Bailey & Ehrenberg PLLC Championship Trophy at Frawley Stadium the home of the Wilmington...

Great Valley Crew heads to nationals

Last weekend, the Great Valley High School Crew Club (GVHS) took three of four racing shells to the Philadelphia Scholastic Rowing Association (PSRA) City Championship Regatta. Competing in its second season on the water, the team earned its way to finals and bid to Nationals. Despite rowing boats that had been discarded by other local rowing teams, all of the team’s rowers have accomplished...

Unionville Boys’ rugby knocks off Conestoga, 17-15

Indians’ ruggers advance to state final 8 The Unionville Boys Rugby team following Sunday’s 17-15 win over Conestoga. WAYNE — The Unionville Boys Varsity team eliminated the reigning state champions, Conestoga High School, in the first round of the Pennsylvania State Championship playoffs. Head coach Brian Dunbar said “The result is remarkable as UHS has been in a rebuilding...

Wilks, Tomasetti to win inaugural Yoder scholar-athlete award

Sophie Wilks (tennis, Unionville High School) and Kerry Tomasetti (football and basketball, Kennett High School) are the inaugural recipients of the Richard B. Yoder High School Scholar-Athlete Award. Each will receive a $1000.00 scholarship for post-secondary education, each will be listed on the Chester County Sports Hall of Fame (CCSHOF) website, and each will receive honorary CCSHOF membership. The...

Unionville’s Sampson signs with NFL’s Vikings

Richie Sampson in action for Coastal Carolina. Photo courtesy Coastal Carolina Athletics. Richie Sampson, a star safety for Coastal Carolina — and formerly an all-Conference and Player of the Year performer for Unionville High School — was signed Sunday as a free agent by the Minnesota Vikings. Sampson, a 6-2, 205 lb. safety, will attempt to become the first former Unionville player to make...

Kennett’s Feliciano scales new heights in pole vault

By Hannah Christopher, Running Editor, The Times Xavier Feliciano at the Pennsylvania Indoor Track Carnival at Lehigh University. Xavier Feliciano is an extraordinary person who is a senior at Kennett High School.   His pole vaulting coach Paul Eyanson is also extraordinary, and the two of them together have accomplished great heights.   Literally and physically the team of these two have made...

St. Pat’s boys continue march to title

KENNETT SQUARE — The St. Patrick’s Boys’ CYO basketball team is undefeated in 2016-17. The St. Patrick’s boys’ varsity CYO basketball team has had quite a remarkable season – one for the record books. St. Patrick Church in Kennett Square participates in CYO (Catholic Youth Organization) sports. St. Patrick’s CYO, headed by Athletic Director Bill Dobbins, is one of thirteen...

KSQ CC crowns platform tennis champs

Luke and Kim Alikanavitch (left) and Todd and Paula  Piercy battled for the Kennett Square Platform Tennis Mixed Doubles title. EAST MARLBOROUGH — On January 21st, Kennett Square Golf and Country Club held the mixed doubles Club Championships for Platform Tennis.  Also referred to as paddle most of the time, the game is an addictive outside sport that allows you to hit a ball and take it...

Upland hosts 43rd annual boys’ invitational ice hockey tournament

Rumsey Hall School, Rectory School, Greenwich Country Day School, Upland Country Day School and New Canaan Country School teams competed in the 43rd annual Upland Invitational Ice Hockey Tournament at Upland Rink. KENNETT SQUARE – Upland Country Day School recently hosted its 43rd annual Upland Invitational Ice Hockey Tournament at the John M. Cleveland Rink on the school’s campus in Kennett...