Unionville holds off Great Valley, 31-14

Unionville QB Blake Charlton lets loose as Great Valley’s Josh Burgess bears down on him. By Al Tustin, Sports Editor, The Times MALVERN — With two teams facing an all but “must-win” game, even this early in the season. The solution was obvious: let it rip. And that they did as Unionville held off Great Valley, 31-14, in a contest where both teams displayed an explosive passing game,...

Great Valley edges Unionville to win county academic competition

Will represent Chester Co. in state competition later this month Great Valley High School will advance to the Pennsylvania State Academic Competition in Harrisburg on April 28. DOWNINGTOWN — Lord Alfred Tennyson, Pinocchio and the American Civil Liberties Union were just a few of the answers tossed around as Chester County’s top academic teams competed for the title of county champion. The...

Great Valley student wins Chesco spelling bee

Pictured above is 2016 Chester County Spelling Bee Champion Aakash Narayan from Great Valley Middle School, with second place winner Krishna Doraisamy and third place winners Rohan Rojy, Esha Singh and Jack Verhagen. (From left to right: Jack Verhagen, Aakash Narayan, Krishna Doraisamy, Rohan Rojy and Esha Singh.) DOWNINGTOWN –”D-y-s-p-e-p-t-i-c.” With those nine letters in that...

Late drive puts Unionville over the top, 21-18

Unionville’s Elan Nash hauls in a pass from Brendan Boyle in the final minute to lead the Indians past Great Valley, 21-18, Saturday. Sean Helle photo. Indians control fate for Conference title, District One berth with win By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times MALVERN — Sharing might be caring, but with 2:33 remaining in the game and facing an 18-14 deficit after 45 minutes of uneven, turnover-plagued...

Unionville tennis beats Great Valley, 5-2

Strong doubles performance aids renewed bid for Ches-Mont American title Unionville High School boys’ tennis team captain Zeyad Zaki serves. The Indians are off to an 8-0 start for the 2015 season. Another strong performance from the doubles helped the Indians clear the biggest hurdle for winning back the Ches-Mont American and the overall league title.   Great Valley’s Nikhil Gangoli...

Warm sendoff for Cavalcade Honor Band

Band performs preview before heading to Pasadena next week [slideshow_deploy id=’8626′] By Kim Chiomento, Staff Writer, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH – For the 154 band members, their families and friends gathered Saturday afternoon in the chilly Unionville High School Stadium, the sentiments could not have been warmer.  Enthusiasm and pride charged the air as the regional Cavalcade...

Great Valley scary good in Halloween finale

Pats dominate Kennett, 55-21, look for top seed in District One AAA playoffs By Emily Adelman, Correspondent, The Times  It was a scary night for Kennett — as a terrifyingly good Great Valley team dominated the Halloween matchup, 55-21, Friday night. MALVERN – Finishing what has been a rough 2014 season, the Kennett High School football team struggled mightily against the powerhouse Great...

Great Valley overwhelms Unionville, 41-9

Indians can’t overcome mistakes, turnovers By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Great Valley’s jake Hubley races past Unionville’s Alex Pechin en route to a 100-yard kickoff return that dramatically changed the tone of the game, as the Patriots raced in the second half to a 41-9 win, Friday night. Jim Gill photo. EAST MARLBOROUGH — With the season and a postseason berth on the...

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...

Unionville named top school district in Pa.

Eight Chester County schools listed in top 50, T/E ranked 5th in state By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Unionville-Chadds Ford was named the state’s top school district for 2014 by the Pittsburgh Business Times, one of eight Chester County schools recognized in the state’s top 50. At least by one third-party measure, the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District is the top district in...