Shanahan team wins Chesco STEM competition

The winning team from Bishop Shanahan High School poses with their coach after the Chester County Governor’s PA STEM Competition award ceremony. Chester County high school students skilled in science, technology, engineering and math competed in this year’s regional Governor’s STEM competition on Tuesday, February 6 at the Chester County Intermediate Unit. Participating teams included Bishop...

Shanahan overpower D-East, 41-14

By Chris Sheehan, Correspondent, The Times Bishop Shanahan’s Dan Dibeneditto races for the endzone as a pair of Downingtown West defenders close in. DOWNINGTOWN — This past Friday night, Bishop Shanahan extend its record to 3-2 as they defeat Downingtown West in a whopping 41-14 victory at their home turf, Jack Mancini Field. With Jack Mancini’s family in attendance, the Eagles played...

Downingtown East takes down Shanahan, 34-7

By Chris Sheehan, Correspondent, The Times DOWNINGTOWN — In a statement game, Friday, night Downingtown East made it clear that it can make a claim as the top team in the Ches Mont and maybe Chester County. The Cougars extended their undefeated season to 5-0 as they took down Bishop Shanahan 34-7 at Jack Mancini Stadium, in a Ches Mont National matchup. “They played hard out there down to the...

Shanahan opens season with powerful win over W. Philly, 48-6

By Chris Sheehan, Correspondent, The Times The Bishop Shanahan defense closes in on a West Philadelphia runner — the Eagles were able to shut down the Speedboys for almost the entire game. DOWNINGTOWN — With the end of summer near, a few things are certain:  school is starting soon, the night air feels crisp, and high school football is back under the lights.  That was the scene this...

Dinniman salutes Shanahan student for Eagle Scout project

State Sen. Andy Dinniman (D-19) (far right) recognizes John Byler (second from left) on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. Byler, of East Fallowfield, was joined by his parents, Michelle (left) and John (second from right). State Senator Andy Dinniman recently recognized John Byler, a junior at Bishop Shanahan High School (BSHS) and a member of Boy Scouts Troop 116, for successfully completing...

Dinniman honors Shanahan’s McDermott

State Sen. Andrew Dinniman honors Sister Maureen McDermott alongside members of Bishop Shanahan’s Student Council Executive Board. Pictured (from left to right) are Mary Kate McCracken, Student Council Treasurer; Michael Vanic, Student Council President; Sr. Regina Plunkett, President of Bishop Shanahan High School; Dinniman; Sister Maureen L. McDermott, Principal; Julia Krieman, Student...

Bishop Shanahan takes top spot in STEM competition

Downingtown STEM Academy and Coatesville High also place in tech battle By Kyle Carrozza, Staff Writer, The TImes DOWNINGTOWN – Bishop Shanahan, Downingtown STEM Academy, and Coatesville High School placed first, second, and third, respectively at Monday’s Governor’s JOB1st STEM Competition held at the Chester County Intermediate Unit. Shanahan’s team took first place out of eight with...

DA Hogan says Downingtown Police put FBI, CIA to shame

Hogan commends police for prosecution of international criminal By Kyle Carrozza, Staff Writer, The Times The Downingtown Police Department was honored Wednesday night by Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan for its investigation of Jack Mayer, an international racketeer. DOWNINGTOWN – The Chester County District Attorney’s office commended the Downingtown Police department for its tracking,...

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...

Good Stuff: Positive news from Downingtown to Kennett

“Good Stuff’ is back; highlighting positive happenings around Chester County packaged in a fun, easy-to-read-format.  Got ‘good stuff’ to share?  Like what you see? Let us know: email kim@chescotimes.com. (Submissions due by 15th and 30th monthly; all content subject to editorial review.) Red Devil Pride:  Avon Grove High’s Robert Evans, Anna Wright, Kira Russell and Adam Gaerity recently...