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   

Half court shot nets Kia buyer $5K

There’s nothing quite like the thrill and exhilaration of making a half-court shot – especially when the pressure is on. Just ask Richie Hamilton of Eddystone, who recently won $5,000 for swishing a long-distance shot at Jim Sipala’s Kia of West Chester dealership. In recognition of the NCAA College Basketball Men’s Division I championships held each year in March, Kia of West Chester brought...

Unionville lights it up with Moonlight Madness

EAST MARLBOROUGH — It was a thrilling night of basketball action as the Unionville high School hoopsters held their annual Moonlight Madness Tournament, Feb. 20. The tournament featured three-on-three tournaments as well as competitions for skills. Competitors came from sixth through 12th grades as well as an adult division.    Send article as PDF    ...

Moonlight Madness 3-on-3, Saturday

EAST MARLBROUGH — Join the Unionville High School Hoopsters for an exciting night of basketball at the annual 3 on 3 Moonlight Madness Tournament, this Saturday, Feb. 20 at Unionville High School. The event takes place from 4:30 to 10:30, featuring local teams from sixth to 12th grade and adult league players. Everyone can participate in the free throw and 3-point contests, as well. ...

Coatesville SportsFocus: Ramzee Stanton stays in the game

By Kevin Hunt, Correspondent, The Times Ramzee Stanton in his days as a standout player at West Chester University. The Coatesville native went on to have long and productive professional career in basketball, playing mostly in South America before retiring in late 2014, Remember the story of the most opinionated greatest NBA basketball player of all time, Michael Jordan; how he was cut from the...

Local YMCA’s celebrate birth of basketball

WEST CHESTER — In 1891, a YMCA program director named Luther Gulick asked James Naismith, a gym teacher at the YMCA Training School in Springfield, Mass., to invent a new indoor sport. Gulick wanted an activity to keep Y directors fit and limber during the winter months. After much trial and error, Naismith decided to hang two peach baskets from the bottom of an elevated running track, posted...

Shanahan girls hold off Coatesville, 51-49

ChesMont powerhouses leave it until late at CASH on Thursday night By Kyle Carrozza, Staff Writer, The Times Nafisa Saunders drives to the hoop in the second quarter. CALN – In a clash of two of the ChesMont’s strongest teams, the Bishop Shanahan girls basketball team eked out a 51-49 victory at Coatesville on Thursday night. In what would become the night’s theme, Shanahan jumped out to...

Coatesville keeps Shanahan at bay in 61-46 win

Early threes gives Raiders lead that energetic defense does not surrender By Kyle Carrozza, Staff Writer, The Times John Rodriguez lays up after making a steal in the first quarter. CALN – In a game much harder fought than the score might suggest, Coatesville’s outside shooting and high energy defense led to a 61-46 home win over Bishop Shanahan on Thursday night. Coatesville jumped out to...