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...

Coatesville Area High School Hall of Fame 2017 inductees announced

Maurice Gaffney, Thomas Walker, James Brooks, Gregory Hunter, Coach (and current State Representative) Harry Lewis Jr. from the 1983 State Runner up Indoor Track and Field Team, and 1984 State Runner up Outdoor Track and Field Teams COATESVILLE — The committee for the Coatesville Area High School Sports Hall of Fame announced the 2017 Inductees, who will be honored at an October dinner: Derrick...

Conestoga wins regional STEM competition

The winning team from Conestoga High School poses with their coach after the Governor’s STEM competition award ceremony. DOWNINGTOWN — Chester County high school students skilled in science, technology, engineering and math competed in this year’s regional Governor’s STEM competition on Wednesday, February 1 at the Chester County Intermediate Unit.  This year, Conestoga High School finished...

Lewis holds community forum on safety in Coatesville schools

More than 15o people pack Coatesville’s City Hall for meeting By Lauren Parker- Gill, News Editor, The Times Over 150 Coatesville residents including parents, teachers, school board members and district administrators attended COATESVILLE – Over 150 residents of the Coatesville Area School District, including city council members, parents, teachers, principals, school board members and...

Coatesville celebrates Class of 2016 in 138th commencement

Graduates reminded their education does not stop here   The class of 2016 at Coatesville Area Senior High School graduated under bright, sunny skies at the 138th commencement Thursday. By Lauren Parker- Gill, News Editor, The Times CALN – The Coatesville Area Senior High School held its 138th commencement under perfectly bright, sunny skies at the Coatesville Memorial Stadium – Red Raider...

Coatesville High School seniors continue Prom Parade tradition

Over 500 students attended Coatesville’s Hollywood-style red carpet event By Lauren Parker- Gill, News Editor, The Times Continuing the unique tradition that dates back to the early 1980s, Coatesville Area High School Seniors began their prom night with a parade on campus. CALN – As the gray skies cleared and the sun began to shine, seniors from the Coatesville Area High School eagerly...

TV report misses the real picture at CASH

WPVI went sensationalist, but the facts are more complicated By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times The video on Channel 6 last night was, if nothing else, attention grabbing, detailing fights at Coatesville Area High School’s 9/10 Center. Was it good journalism? Well, that probably is a matter of debate. The breathless story led Wednesday night’s WPVI newscast at 6 p.m. and showed a series of smart...

JROTC cadets make their impact felt in the community

From helping to feed the hungry to working with seniors, CASH students make their mark By Lauren Parker-Gill, Staff Writer, The Times Air Force Junior ROTC students from Coatesville Area High School are making a lasting impact on the greater community. Here, cadets performed a flag folding ceremony at Hibernia Park for the residents of the Coatesville Senior Center in June. Photo courtesy  PA...

Good Stuff is BACK…all-stars to academics, Chesco has good stuff to share!

Starting Chester County’s summer season with a smile…who do YOU know in this week’s Good Stuff? Got good stuff to share? Email your submissions to kim@chescotimes.com and be a part of the fun! Pomp and Circumstance…Congratulations to Shawn Mengel Coatesville Area High’s 2015 Valedictorian… This leading ‘Red Raider’ will begin roaring with the Drexel University...

Coatesville’s Belnome fighting to get back to Majors

Sees versatility as boost to future return with the Rays By Thomas Joyce, Special to The Times Vince Belnome, a 2006 Coatesville Are High School graduate, is hoping his ability to play all four infield positions and hit right-handed pitching will get him another shot at the Major Leagues in 2015. PAWTUCKET, RI — After getting a taste of big league action last season, Coatesville native Vince...