DISTRICT CHAMPS! Late INT/TD by Young spurs Coatesville to 35-28 win

CONCORD — Thanks to a dramatic late score, Coatesville will be advancing to the state 6A state semi finals, after defeating Garnet Valley, Friday night, 35-28. The Red Raiders won the District 1, 6A title and are now just one win from a return to the state championship game in Hershey. With the two teams tied 28-28 with less than a minute to go and the Jaguars (12-2) driving into field goal range,...

DISTRICT CHAMPS! Unionville knocks off Springfield to advance to state semis

Unionville players all reach in to touch the PIAA District One, 5A championship trophy, that they won Friday night night by defeating Springfield, 35-25. By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times SPRINGFIELD — To say it was a big, freakin’ deal is to understate things by an order of magnitude. Unionville used exceptional defense and the arm and legs of senior QB Alex Gorgone to defeat top seeded...

Unionville overcomes slow start, defeats Marple Newtown to advance to Section 1 finals

Unionville’s JT Hower leaps high to grab his second interception of the game against Marple Newtown. Jim Gill photo. By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH – With a bit less than three minutes left in the first quarter, it looked like Unionville’s football team had run out of answers against Marple Newtown — and was about to get run out of the District One, 5A playoffs. Down...

WC East knocks off Unionville, 10-7

Late FG decides District One, 5A playoff opener Unionville’s Bryce McManus closes in on West Chester East’s Jared Cooper. Jim Gill photo. By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — The faces told the story. Joy — on the faces of West Chester East football players after Jake Bonnett’s final minute, 27-yard field goal gave it a hard-fought 10-7 win over Unionville...

Unionville overpowers Sun Valley, 42-17

With Ches Mont American title in pocket, Indians ready for Section One playoffs  Unionville’s offensive line had its best performance of the 2016 season — here Robby Maxwell (60), Nick Pileggi (79) Pablo Aviles-Bernal (58) go into action to open holes. Jim Gill photo. By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times ASTON — Speaking to his team, post game, Friday, Unionville High School Head Football...

Coatesville’s late flurry dooms D-Town East, 31-12

Red Raiders advance to District One AAAA final next week versus Pennsbury CALN — Matching a stifling defense with its usual explosive offense, Coatesville turned a nailbiter at halftime into an 31-12 win over rival Downingtown East, to advance to next week’s AAAA District One final against Pennsbury. The Red Raiders (13-0) were matched almost play for play in the first half by the Cougars...

Conestoga wins boys District 1 X-Country, Unionville girls 2nd

Chester County runners, teams fare well, many advance to PIAA meet next week By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Unionville’s Kacie Breeding finished just behind Downingtown West’s Aislinn Devlin, who was fifth. LOWER SAUCON — During last year’s Ches-Mont League cross country season, Downingtown West’s Aislinn Devlin was the new kid on the block and the freshman with the...