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...

Unionville overpowers Kennett in second half, 34-14

Indians’ one win from clinching tie for Ches Mont American title Unionville’s Bryce McManus looks to shut down a throw by Kennett Quartback Jake Dilcher, Friday night. Jim Gill photo. By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times KENNETT SQUARE — Regardless of their respective records, there’s one game that the Unionville and Kennett High School football teams circle on their schedule: when...

Unionville battles back to edge Great Valley, 16-13

Clark posts 100th win at Indians’ helm, division title in sight Unionville’s Jack Adams makes a crucial one-handed catch over Great Valley’s Brendan O’Donnell. Alex Castina Photo. By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — Having just lost a fumble that left them down 13-3 late in the third quarter — with their season on the line — it might have been understandable...

Unionville shuts down Oxford, 14-0

Win sets up showdown for 1st place with Great Valley Unionville’s James Watson closes in on Oxford quarterback Chandler England. Jim Gill photo. By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times OXFORD — You could almost hear the echoes of the legendary John Fascenda carried on the the driving wind and drizzle. Two teams engaged in a hard-hitting defensive struggle, covered in mud, soaked to the skin —...

Zubillaga steps up to propel Unionville over Rustin, 14-0

Indians’ defense again overwhelms, forces four turnovers By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times Unionville’s Joe Zubillaga takes off on a key run that set up a second half score, leading the Indians past West Chester Rustin, 14-0, Friday night. Jim Gill photo. EAST MARLBOROUGH — The term “next man up” is a sometimes overused cliche in football, but Unionville junior Joe Zubillaga was...

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...

Shanahan girls hold off Coatesville, 51-49

ChesMont powerhouses leave it until late at CASH on Thursday night By Kyle Carrozza, Staff Writer, The Times Nafisa Saunders drives to the hoop in the second quarter. CALN – In a clash of two of the ChesMont’s strongest teams, the Bishop Shanahan girls basketball team eked out a 51-49 victory at Coatesville on Thursday night. In what would become the night’s theme, Shanahan jumped out to an...

Downingtown East, Unionville grab volleyball titles

Now that Ches Mont titles are clinched, local teams look ahead to district tourneys By Denny Dyroff. Staff Writer, The Times Prior to the start of the 2014 Ches-Mont League season, it appeared as if there would be four main title contenders in the National Division with three of them being the schools from Downingtown — Bishop Shanahan, Downingtown West and Downingtown East. Unionville was considered...

Unionville overpowers Kennett, 42-7

Demons hang tough, but Indians dominate second half By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Unionville’s Austin Hofmann-Reardon loses the handle on the ball just short of the goal line, but Indians’ Brandon Boon (29) was able to jump on the ball for the score, as Unionville defeated Kennett, 24-7, Thursday night. Jim Gill photo. KENNETT SQUARE — It was a bit of a tale of two halves, when it...

Down 15, Coatesville comes back to beat Downingtown West

Crutchfield opens up Coatesville offense to give home team a dynamic attack By Kyle Carrozza, Staff Writer, The Times Coatesville’s Jaquan Hollingshed drives the lane early. Downingtown collapsed its defense to deal with Coatesville’s strong forward play. CALN – Sports are not just a matter of accumulating points and trying to score on each individual play. Each game is a narrative constructed...