Gold Medal finish for 14 UHS crew athletes

Novice Boys and Novice Girls both brought home Gold medals from the Cooper Cup Regatta held in New Jersey this Sunday, April 29. Novice Girls rowed a 4-person boat and finished first ahead of 16 boats with a time of 6.23 for the 1,500 meter race. Novice Boys rowed an 8-man boat and finished first with a time of 4.00:60, a slim 2 seconds ahead of 2nd place. JV Boys came in 3rd in their flight, 7th...

Downingtown’s Lauletta drafted by Giants

Kyle Lauletta It appears that Downingtown East graduate Kyle Lauletta will be following the footsteps of notable Chester County quarterbacks Matt Ryan and Matt Schaub to the National Football League, following his selection in the fourth round, Saturday by the New York Giants. Lauletta, a star for Richmond, had been seen as a sleeper pick — many scouts compare him to San Francisco 49ers QB Jimmy...

Downingtown rugby girls play matches in Scotland

Downingtown Rugby Club (DRFC) and Doylestown girls team swept Scotland over spring break during the 2018 rugby tour. The combined team and four coaches pictured on the field following the final game and win, 56/27 vs. Scotland’s Cartha Queens. Downingtown’s triple win against Scotland’s Melrose, Livingston, and Cartha set a new DRFC record and first-ever triple win at an overseas tour. The...

Moonlight Madness 3-on-3 winners announced

EAST MARLBOROUGH – The Unionville Recreation Association’s annual Moonlight Madness 3-on-3 offered it’s usual combination of thrills and chills for local basketball fans, with class winners announced in all age brackets.    Send article as PDF   

KMC gymnasts fare well at Sweetheart International

The KMC Gymnastic Team Over 330 USAIGC gymnasts representing 13 teams from across the region participated in the 5th Annual KMC Sweetheart Invitational over the weekend of Feb 17-18 hosted by KMC Gymnastics in Kennett Square.  This two-day event included athletes who competed at Copper 1, Copper 2, Bronze, Silver, and Gold levels on four events: balance beam, floor, uneven bars, and vault.  Team,...

Center City Clam brings out the best in Unionville crew

Members of the Unionville High School Crew team complete in the Center city Slam this past weekend. With 19 personal records, 13 other athletes hitting their goals, and 10 finishing in the top 20, it was a good Saturday for Unionville High School Crew at the Center City Slam. Athlete camaraderie was at an all time high as they coached each other for that little extra push at this annual rowing...

Upland wins 44th Invitational ice hockey tournament

The Upland ice hockey team celebrates its championship. EAST MARLBOROUGH — Led by legendary Upland coach, Court Dunn, the boys’ varsity brought home the Finnish Cup of Friendship this weekend at the 44th Annual Invitational Boys’ Hockey Tournament at the John M. Cleveland Ice Rink. The home team competed against three New England junior prep schools including New Canaan Country School, Rectory...

Eagles nominate Matta for NFL HS coach of the year

Michael Matta Michael Matta, head coach of the Downingtown High School East varsity football team, has been selected as the Philadelphia Eagles nominee for the 2017 Don Shula NFL High School Coach of the Year Award. Representing the best at the high school level, Matta was nominated for the national award, named for the winningest coach in NFL history, for his character and integrity, leadership...

Dinniman, Tomlinson congratulate WCU baseball champs

From left, West Chester University President Chris Fiorentino, state Sen. Andy Dinniman, Head Coach Jad Prachniak and state Sen. Robert Tomlinson. State Senators Andy Dinniman and Robert “Tommy” Tomlinson this week recognized the West Chester University Golden Rams baseball team winning the 2017 NCAA Division II National Championship –its second national championship in six years. “You...

Coatesville knocked off as St. Joe’s mounts late comeback

By Chris Sheehan, Correspondent, The Times St. Joseph’s Prep’s James Cherry celebrates a score en route to a come from behind victory over Coatesville, Friday, in the state 6A football semi final. DOWNINGTOWN — Coatesville was one of the last two teams from Chester County remaining alive in the state football playoffs — and unlike their downcounty neighbors from Unionville (which...