Gold Medal finish for 14 UHS crew athletes

Novice Boys and Novice Girls both brought home Gold medals from the Cooper Cup Regatta held in New Jersey this Sunday, April 29. Novice Girls rowed a 4-person boat and finished first ahead of 16 boats with a time of 6.23 for the 1,500 meter race. Novice Boys rowed an 8-man boat and finished first with a time of 4.00:60, a slim 2 seconds ahead of 2nd place. JV Boys came in 3rd in their flight, 7th...

Willowdale Steeplechase tweaks lineup for 2018

EAST MARLBOROUGH — The 26th Running of The Willowdale Steeplechase on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13 has some new excitement to offer this year! The Chester County tradition is a spectacular rite of spring and a traditional Mother’s Day event for people throughout the Brandywine Valley and beyond.     Send article as PDF   

Local students join walkout for gun safety

Students protesting against the lack of progress on gun safety legislation protest Friday at Unionville High School. Janet McGann photo. EAST MARLBOROUGH — About 75 students joined students from around the nation commemorating the deadly school shooting in Columbine, Colo. which took place 19 years ago, Friday, at Unionville High School. The national wave of students’ protests against gun...

Champs! Unionville wins third straight Ches Mont American title

Unionville celebrates its third straight Ches Mont American title after a 41-14 win over Great Valley Friday night. Jim Gill photo. By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — Winning a conference football title is tough. It takes dedication, hard work and maybe a bit of luck. After the fact, it is something players and coaches treasure for years. Many schools go years, or even decades,...

Nash adapts to new position, demanding life at Navy

By Mike McGann, Editor, the Times Unionville grad Elan Nash in action last week against the University of Central Florida. Kevin Nash photo. If you’ve been following the collegiate career of Unionville grad Elan Nash, you might have had a double-take when you saw his position at the Naval Academy listed recently as linebacker. But it’s true — the former Ches Mont American Division Defensive...

St. Michael’s rises against hunger

By JP Phillips, Staff Writer, The Times Some of the many volunteers who gathered at St. Michael’s Sunday to prepare meals, including Asst. Pastor Adrienne Meier, on the right. EAST MARLBOROUGH — October 22 was a picture-perfect day; 70 degrees, sunny, low humidity with a clear blue sky.  Many spent what could be the last Indian summer Sunday of the year enjoying the outdoors. But instead,...

Unionville dominates Sun Valley, one win from 3rd straight league title

Unionville’s Dante Graham paced a powerful running game, rushing for 150 yards on 14 carries against Sun Valley. By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times ASTON — One step at a time. Using a workman-like effort, Unionville returned to its run-game roots, thoroughly dominating Sun Valley, 42-14, Friday night to come within one win of locking up its third straight Ches Mont American Division...

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...

Unionville holds off Rustin, 28-21, to stay undefeated

Unionville quarterback Alex Gorgone, seeming surrounded by Rustin’s Ty Pringle (25), Dan Shoup (50) and Padraic Kearns (90), managed to evade all three and throw what proved to be the winning TD late in the fourth quarter, Friday night. Jim Gill photo. By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — Alex Gorgone was pretty much doomed. On a crucial second and goal pass play in...

Iacocca hopes to keep serving community as District Justice

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Al Iacocca If you know Unionville or Kennett well, you’ve probably bumped into Al Iacocca. Maybe more than once. The local attorney and fixture with various local civil groups is hoping to continue his service to the community as its next District Justice, which he sees as a logical extension of his current work with kids and the community throughout the Unionville...