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...

Kennett’s Feliciano scales new heights in pole vault

By Hannah Christopher, Running Editor, The Times Xavier Feliciano at the Pennsylvania Indoor Track Carnival at Lehigh University. Xavier Feliciano is an extraordinary person who is a senior at Kennett High School.   His pole vaulting coach Paul Eyanson is also extraordinary, and the two of them together have accomplished great heights.   Literally and physically the team of these two have made...

St. Pat’s boys continue march to title

KENNETT SQUARE — The St. Patrick’s Boys’ CYO basketball team is undefeated in 2016-17. The St. Patrick’s boys’ varsity CYO basketball team has had quite a remarkable season – one for the record books. St. Patrick Church in Kennett Square participates in CYO (Catholic Youth Organization) sports. St. Patrick’s CYO, headed by Athletic Director Bill Dobbins, is one of thirteen...

Upland hosts 43rd annual boys’ invitational ice hockey tournament

Rumsey Hall School, Rectory School, Greenwich Country Day School, Upland Country Day School and New Canaan Country School teams competed in the 43rd annual Upland Invitational Ice Hockey Tournament at Upland Rink. KENNETT SQUARE – Upland Country Day School recently hosted its 43rd annual Upland Invitational Ice Hockey Tournament at the John M. Cleveland Rink on the school’s campus in Kennett...

John Finfrock (sitting middle) was surrounded by his parents, Mark Finfrock (sitting left) and Claire Finfrock (sitting right), as well as by (standing from left) principal Dr. Jeremy Hritz, coach Mr. Mike McConomy, athletic director Mr. Sean Harvey, and former coach Mr. Sean Tischler as he signed his National Letter of Intent recently at Kennet high School. KENNETT SQUARE – Kennett High School...

Ebanour heads Pennsylvania Hunt Cup field

EAST MARLBOROUGH — Champion owner Irv Naylor’s Ebanour has been supplemented to the $35,000 Pennsylvania Hunt Cup, and the Virginia Gold Cup winner will be the horse to beat in the four-mile journey over timber fences at Unionville on Sunday. The 82nd annual Pennsylvania Hunt Cup kicks off with a 1:30 p.m. post time for the first of its five races, four over timber and one on the flat. Ebanour...

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:...

Unionville’s McGrory brings home the gold

Amanda McGrory An East Marlborough native and Unionville High School graduate added to her collection of Paralympic medals with a win in the 1,500 meter wheelchair race in Rio De Janiero, Tuesday, as part of a U.S. sweep of the event. Amanda McGrory — who won gold at the Beijing Paralympics in 2008 and competed in London in 2012 — won the race, leading teammates Tatyana McFadded and Chelsea...

Unionville overpowers Avon Grove, 20-0

Indians get running game going to knock off Red Devils By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times Unionville’s Joe Zubilaga goes up over Avon Grove defenders (2) Tyler Barton and (4) Tyler Boyd for a touchdown. Jim Gill photo. WEST GROVE — It was a Friday night, but for Unionville High School’s football team, it sure seemed a lot more like Turnback Thursday, as the Indians went back to their...