An overdue, but well-deserved honor

Chester County’s Mike Piazza enters baseball’s Hall of Fame today By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Today, the best baseball player ever to come out of Chester County will finally get his due. Mike Piazza of Phoenixville will be enshrined in baseball’s Hall of Fame today along with Ken Griffey Jr. Some of you may want to argue that Kennett Square’s Herb Pennock was a better player...

KMC wins PA state championships

The 2016 Pennsylvania USAIGC (United States Association of Independent Gymnastics Clubs) State Championship was held Saturday May 14th and Sunday May 15th at KMC Dance and Gymnastics Center in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. This Championship is the qualification competition to the National Championship in Orlando, Florida. USAIGC President Paul Spadaro, New York, was in attendance for the two-day...

Red Raider Rumble brings players, communities together

Teams from around Chester County and from as far away as Harlem N.Y. at initial event By Lauren Parker- Gill, News Editor, The Times The first-ever Red Raider Rumble brought lacrosse teams from around the region and as far away as New York City to partipate in a day competition, fun and sportsmanship. After a very close and exciting game, these players from Coatesville and Harlem came together...

Red Raider Rumble coming May 22

Coatesville Youth Lacrosse will be welcoming teams from across Chester County to compete in the Red Raider Rumble on Sunday May 22nd at North Brandywine Middle School 256 Reeceville Rd, Coatesville, PA.

Local athletes fare well at ATA Nationals

ATA West Chester owner Marc Jouan shares a moment with local participants in the ATA Martial Arts Spring National Tournament in Las Vegas, including Nicole McCarthy, Bobby Kormann, Maria Jouan and Bryan Denmark. Earlier this month, some of the students and instructors at ATA Martial Arts of West Chester participated and competed in the ATA Martial Arts Spring National Tournament at the Las Vegas...

KAU honors District 28 winners

KAU Little League recently honored several area residents as District 28 award winners for 2015. Pictured left to right are: Hannah Dickinson, Softball Sportsperson of the Year; Dalton O’Neill, Baseball Sportsperson of the Year; Joshua Kearney, Umpire of the Year; and Jerry and Sandi Singer, Volunteers of the Year. The KAU Little League recently honored its 2015 District 28 award winners....

400 gymnasts compete at KMC Sweetheart Invitational

KENNETT SQUARE — Valentine’s Day weekend marked the 3rd Annual KMC Sweetheart Invitational hosted by the KMC USAIGC Girls’ Team. Close to 400 gymnasts representing 17 teams from across the region participated in the popular two-day event. Athletes competed at copper, bronze, silver, gold and platinum levels on four events: balance beam, floor, uneven bars, and vault. Team, individual, and...

Brandywine Roller Derby opens season March 12

CALN — World class Roller Derby is alive and well in Chester County Brandywine Roller Derby is kicking off the 2016 season with a name change and an exciting home opener against the Ithaca League of Women Skaters, March 12. After five years as the Brandywine Roller Girls, the league decided to replace “Girls” with “Derby” in order to better encompass all of the individuals who make BRD...

Bluebirds sign Radu, Green

Tyreese Green The West Chester Bluebirds have signed former Temple Owl’s punter George Radu and Lincoln Lions lineman Tyreese Green for the 2016 season. Radu punted for the Owls’ in the 1999 and 2000 seasons where he averaged 36.6 yards per punt, he also holds a team record 12 punts in one game.  Since leaving Temple, Radu has become a successful kicking coach.

URA baseball registration opens Jan. 5

Union Recreation Association Baseball registration opens Jan. 5. URA Baseball, which is affiliated with Cal Ripken Baseball, is open to boys and girls in Unionville Chadds Ford School District (UCFSD), Kennett Consolidated School District, Avon Grove School District, and parts of West Chester Area School District. Our youth baseball program includes ages 5-12, and features multiple divisions geared...