Coatesville outduels D-Town East in ‘Game of The Year’

By Chris Sheehan, Correspondent, the Times Coatesville runner finds open field, racing toward the endzone against Downingtown East. DOWNINGTOWN — In a back and forth battle until the very end of the game, Coatesville took home this year’s belt — and at least a piece of the Ches Mont National Division title — over Downingtown East with a miraculous touchdown throw with three seconds left...

Downingtown East’s second half overpowers Unionville, 45-21

Downingtown East’s Nicolas Hesel closes in on Unionville’s Alex Gorgone as he loses the handle on a first-quarter fumble. By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times DOWNINGTOWN — For a half, it was truly epic, but the second half proved that depth and school size matters in high school football. Undefeated Unionville was giving undefeated Downingtown East all it could handle for two quarters...

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...

Downingtown East grad named A-10 defensive player of the week

University of Dayton junior goalkeeper Kaelyn Johns was named the Atlantic 10 Co-Defensive Player of the Week for games played Sept. 11-17. Johns, a graduate of Downingtown East High School, helped the Flyers to a 2-0 weekend with back-to-back shutout victories vs. Ohio (3-0) and Xavier (1-0 OT). She played all 187 minutes, had eight saves, and faced 17 shots.  This marks her third A-10 Defensive...

D-Town East wins wild one over N. Penn, 61-44

By Chris Sheehan, Correspondent, The Times Downingtown East players celebrate during an epic 61-44 win over North Penn, Friday night. DOWNINGTOWN — In “The Battle at Kottenmeyer,” Downingtown East won an epic game during home opener against Suburban One League powerhouse North Penn, Friday night — a back and forth contest that lit up the scoreboard and broke scoring records. The game was...

Downingtown East overpowers Unionville, 42-5

Cougars dominate upfront in battle of defending Ches Mont champs Downingtown East’s dominant defensive line often was able to power through and stop run plays in the backfield against Unionville, Friday. Here, Stephen Dilulio (44) and Jack Hayward (28) close in on Jack Adams (25). Jim Gill photo. By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — The two defending Ches Mont football...

D-East dominates Unionville, 49-13

Cougars overpowering, but both teams still control league title fates DOWNINGTOWN — Downingtown East grabbed a lead just seconds into the game, a lead it would not lose, in overpowering Unionville, 49-13, in a wind and rainswept Kottmeyer Stadium, Friday night. Kameron Hammond-Green raced down the left sideline for the Cougars (5-0) 89 yards for an opening touchdown before the Indians (3-2) were...

Healy, Kincade lead D-East past Frankford, 37-6

PHILADELPHIA — Jack Kincade rushed for 110 yards and a TD to lead Downingtown East past Frankford, 37-6, Friday night in the season opener for both teams. Quarterback Saunders Healy was 11-for-17 for 112 yards and rushed for 52 more yards in leading the Cougars’ offense.    Send article as PDF   

Unionville tennis holds of D-Town East to stay perfect

Unionville High School’s junior Hunter Whitesel won a key second singles match to help lead the Indians past Downingtown East, Thursday, in a match up of the top two tennis teams in the Ches Mont League. EAST MARLBOROUGH —In a match between two Ches-Mont league leaders, Unionville came on top with a 5-2 win over Downingtown East, Thursday. The Indians are now 10-0, while the Cougars drop...

High energy defense leads to 66-46 Coatesville win over D. East

Harried by Coatesville’s perimeter defense, Downingtown loses early lead By Kyle Carrozza, Staff Writer, The Times John Rodriguez III lays in during the third quarter. CALN – Though the battle in the trenches was a wash, Coatesville’s perimeter steals and fastbreak offense led to a 66-46 home win over Downingtown East on Tuesday night. East started out the stronger side with junior forward...