W. Chester ATA to hold Phila. regional taekwondo tournament

Get ready for a board-smashing, high-kicking, medal-winning event! At Neumann University (1 Neumann Drive Aston, PA) on July 29, 2017, the West Chester, PA American Taekwondo Association (ATA) will be hosting the Philadelphia Regional Tournament. Award winning animator (Disney, Nickelodeon & Cartoon Network) and co-creator of the ATA Tiger program, Jeffrey Nodelman, will be in attendance as...

ATA West Chester’s Jouan earns title Master

Master Maria Jouan of ATA West Chester. WEST CHESTER — While literature is full of cautions about serving two masters, a local taekwondo dojo is now actually able to boast about being one of the few in the region with two teaching Masters in house. On Wednesday, June 21, Maria Jouan achieved a goal she had been working towards for her entire martial arts career at the American Taekwondo Association...

Brandywine Valley MSBL opens 2017 baseball season

The Blarney Stone takes on Karen’s K9 Care Athletics in the opening game of the Brandywine Valley MSBL 2017 season, Saturday. EAST GOSHEN – The Brandywine Valley MSBL kicked off its inaugural season with a doubleheader that featured Karen’s K9 Care Athletics versus The Blarney Stone on Saturday.

Brandywine Valley Sr. Baseball opens season June 17

EAST GOSHEN — The season kicks off Saturday, June 17th as the Karen’s K9 Care Athletics take on The Blarney Stone Irish Pub in a morning double header starting at 8:00 AM at East Goshen Park. The afternoon double header slate features Rothman Institute versus Citadel Federal Credit Union-West Chester at 2:00 PM.

WCU wins Div. II College World Series

West Chester University’s baseball team celebrates winning the 2017 Division II College World Series, Sunday, in Texas. Image courtesy: West Chester University Athletics. GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas – Unionville’s Nick Ward clubbed a third-inning homer, combined with a first inning shot by Robert Knox and Josh McClain’s clutch four innings of relief (en route to earning Most Outstanding...

duPhilly signs to play baseball at McGill

Kennett High’s Bowen duPhily will continue his baseball career at McGill University (Montreal, Canada) this August. The Redmen are the three-time defending Canadian national champions. Photo by Leslie Kipp. KENNETT SQUARE — Bowen duPhily, a two-sport senior at Kennett High School, has committed to play baseball for McGill University in Montreal, Canada, beginning August 2017. duPhily is one...

Samantha Weaver (sitting, middle) was surrounded by her parents Elizabeth and Jeff Weaver as well as (standing from left) Principal Dr. Jeremy Hritz, Pegasus coaches Andy and Shelly Fouracre, and athletic director Mr. Sean Harvey. KENNETT SQUARE — Kennett High School Senior Samantha Weaver has signed her National Letter of Intent to play Division III softball at Lebanon Valley College. A dedicated...

Brandywine Valley Baseball League to hold open practice, May 26

Brandywine Valley MSBL was established in 2017 to provide a weekend only league that is geared towards players who are 28 years of age and older. BVMSBL will feature four (4) teams playing a 12 game regular season (6 Double Headers) starting on Saturday, June 17th and a single day playoffs for the inaugural Bailey & Ehrenberg PLLC Championship Trophy at Frawley Stadium the home of the Wilmington...

Unionville Boys’ rugby knocks off Conestoga, 17-15

Indians’ ruggers advance to state final 8 The Unionville Boys Rugby team following Sunday’s 17-15 win over Conestoga. WAYNE — The Unionville Boys Varsity team eliminated the reigning state champions, Conestoga High School, in the first round of the Pennsylvania State Championship playoffs. Head coach Brian Dunbar said “The result is remarkable as UHS has been in a rebuilding...

Wilks, Tomasetti to win inaugural Yoder scholar-athlete award

Sophie Wilks (tennis, Unionville High School) and Kerry Tomasetti (football and basketball, Kennett High School) are the inaugural recipients of the Richard B. Yoder High School Scholar-Athlete Award. Each will receive a $1000.00 scholarship for post-secondary education, each will be listed on the Chester County Sports Hall of Fame (CCSHOF) website, and each will receive honorary CCSHOF membership. The...