Unionville holds off Kennett 10-7 in nail-biter

Kennett’s Sam Forte fires the ball over Unionville’s Declan Boyle, Friday night. By Al Tustin, Sports Editor, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — Since 2005, when Kennett High School revived its football team, the annual matchup with arch rival Unionville has been a one-sided affair, with the Indians winning every game. But while that streak did not end Friday night, the Blue Demons served...

Haverford overpowers Unionville, 42-27

By Al Tustin, Sports Editor, The Times F. Scott Fitzgerald famously said “there are no second acts in American lives.” Haverford QB Jake Ruane breaks to the right en route to an 85-yard TD run, Friday night. For the Unionville High School football team, struggling through one of its roughest seasons in recent memory, the problem was that there was no encore to a very solid first half against...

Avon Grove overcomes Unionville, 24-22

By Al Tustin, Sports Editor, The Times Avon Grove’s Dino Arhontakis looks for running room against Unionville, Friday night. Before being knocked out with an injury, he tore up the Indians’ defense. WEST GROVE — It was a tale of two games. Literally. On Friday night, Unionville and Avon Grove met in a contest mostly controlled by the Indians. But lightning in the area stopped the...

KAU U12 advances to state Little League tournament

The KAU Under 12 Little League team celebrates its District 7 championship and will advance to the state tournament this weekend. The Kennett Square 12 U Little League captured the Section 7 championship Tuesday night, defeating Carlisle 7-0. Levi Brawley got the win on the mound for KAU.  A home run by David Lillis and multiple hits by Tague Davis and Trevor Dunne contributed to KAU’s strong...

Robb Named to All-America First Team

Olivia Robb CHESTERTOWN, Md. — Washington College coxswain Olivia Robb (Kennett Square, Pa./Unionville) has been named to the 2018 College Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) Pocock All-America first team. Robb, who completed her sophomore season in May, is the second coxswain and sixth different student-athlete in Washington College women’s rowing team history to earn All-America first-team...

Moonlight Madness 3-on-3 winners announced

EAST MARLBOROUGH – The Unionville Recreation Association’s annual Moonlight Madness 3-on-3 offered it’s usual combination of thrills and chills for local basketball fans, with class winners announced in all age brackets.

KMC gymnasts fare well at Sweetheart International

The KMC Gymnastic Team Over 330 USAIGC gymnasts representing 13 teams from across the region participated in the 5th Annual KMC Sweetheart Invitational over the weekend of Feb 17-18 hosted by KMC Gymnastics in Kennett Square.  This two-day event included athletes who competed at Copper 1, Copper 2, Bronze, Silver, and Gold levels on four events: balance beam, floor, uneven bars, and vault.  Team,...

Upland wins 44th Invitational ice hockey tournament

The Upland ice hockey team celebrates its championship. EAST MARLBOROUGH — Led by legendary Upland coach, Court Dunn, the boys’ varsity brought home the Finnish Cup of Friendship this weekend at the 44th Annual Invitational Boys’ Hockey Tournament at the John M. Cleveland Ice Rink. The home team competed against three New England junior prep schools including New Canaan Country School, Rectory...

Dinniman, Tomlinson congratulate WCU baseball champs

From left, West Chester University President Chris Fiorentino, state Sen. Andy Dinniman, Head Coach Jad Prachniak and state Sen. Robert Tomlinson. State Senators Andy Dinniman and Robert “Tommy” Tomlinson this week recognized the West Chester University Golden Rams baseball team winning the 2017 NCAA Division II National Championship –its second national championship in six years. “You...

Unionville overpowers Glen Mills, 42-8, to advance in district play

Unionville’s Alijah Woodall (22) takes down Glen Mills QB Tarik Bey as Sam Ross (13) closes in. Jim Gill photo. By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — The postseason means survive and advance. Or, maybe in the case of Unionville High School football, thrive and advance. The third-seeded Indians thoroughly dominated 14-seeded Glen Mills, 42-8, Friday night, in the opening...