URA to donate funds to pay for new Unionville scoreboards

By JP Phillips, Staff Writer, The Times A rendering of a proposed new scoreboard for Unionville High School’s baseball field. The Unionville Recreation Association has agreed to donate funds to pay for new scoreboards for the schools baseball and softball fields. The three-plus hour Unionville Chadds-Ford School Board work session Monday night was jammed packed with both good news and difficult...

Center City Clam brings out the best in Unionville crew

Members of the Unionville High School Crew team complete in the Center city Slam this past weekend. With 19 personal records, 13 other athletes hitting their goals, and 10 finishing in the top 20, it was a good Saturday for Unionville High School Crew at the Center City Slam. Athlete camaraderie was at an all time high as they coached each other for that little extra push at this annual rowing...

Unionville mascot discussion a worthy topic

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Let me be the first to say, good for the students of Unionville High School. Let me also say, some of the adults need to cool it, too. The students created and led an Identity Council to start to have discussions about the school’s Indian name and mascot. As I’ve noted to school officials over the years, it is inevitable that at some point, the name and iconography...

Reif retires, search on for new UHS Ass’t. Prinicipal

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — The search is on for a new Assistant Principal at Unionville High School after long-time school administrator Rudy Reif announced his decision to retire last week. UHS Principal Jimmy Conley informed the school community in an email of Reif’s decision — thanking him for his service to the school and community. “I wanted to express my...

Unionville overwhelmed by Wood, 49-28 in state semifinal

Archbishop Wood running back Nasir Peoples races to the endzone for a score against Unionville. The Indians struggled to contain the star running back. Jim Gill photo. By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times PHILADELPHIA — The dream came to an end, a bit like losing those last precious moments of sleep, with a jarring realization that its all slipping away and can’t be recovered. Unionville’s...

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...

UCF looks at student suspension polices

By JP Phillips, Correspondent, The Times Prompted by a September 8th incident at a football home game that resulted in several students being suspended, the Unionville Chadds-Ford School Board had a lengthy discussion on Nov. 13 regarding changing the current policies related to student suspensions and student records. According to a Birmingham township resident who spoke at the end of the meeting,...

Unionville girls clinch Ches Mont soccer title

The Unionville High School girls’ soccer team celebrates winning the Ches Mont league title. The Unionville Girls Soccer Team took on the stingy Downingtown West team last Wednesday night.  The game was a battle but the Unionville girls delivered in the clutch with a 3-1 win.  The offense was led by Jackie Hug, Sam Ciccarelli & Veronica Hineman all netting goals.  The defense led District...

Unionville mounts miracle comeback to stun Academy Park, 23-20

Unionville senior QB Alex Gorgone fires down field Friday night. By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — The math was, to be frank, almost impossible. Unionville trailed a tough Academy Park, 20-9 with just 2:58 to go — an eight-yard run by QB Skylor Fillis appeared to be the dagger, the score that put the game out of reach — and the contest was basically over. Except suddenly,...