Unionville holds off Kennett, 50-36, in wild one

Unionville’s Connor Schilling led a potent Indian run attack as they held off a tough Kennett team, Friday night. By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times KENNETT SQUARE – In the aftermath of a wild, high scoring contest between neighboring rivals, both Unionville and Kennett find themselves with more questions than answers after the Indians’ 50-36, Friday night, in Ches Mont American action. For...

Rustin dominates West Chester East, 49-7

By Chris Sheehan, Correspondent, The Times Victory formation was in order for West Chester Rustin, late, against rival West Chester East. WESTTOWN — Bayard Rustin High School did not have the kind of football season that had become the school’s norm in 2016, actually posting a losing record. But in case anyone was wondering: Rustin is back in 2017. The Knights made that clear, as yhey extended...

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 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...

Kennett first grader to serve as honorary football captain, Friday

Grayson Savery will serve as honorary captain for the Kennett High School football team, Friday night. KENNETT SQUARE — When Kennett High School’s varsity football team takes the field for its first home game of the season on Friday, September 2, a very courageous little boy will lead the charge. On Halloween 2012, when he was two years old, Grayson Savery was diagnosed with a form of pediatric...

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.

Former WCU, Rustin star White signs with Bluebirds

Rondell White WEST CHESTER — Former West Chester University Ram running back Rondell White has committed to the West Chester Bluebirds in 2016.  The 2013 Harlon Hill Award Finalist will join former WC Bayard Rustin teammate Lee Kurfis in what is shaping up to be a potent offense for the new minor league team. During his college career, White became the second (and first division 2) player to...

Bluebirds, new local pro football team, to hold tryouts Nov. 21

WEST CHESTER — The West Chester Bluebirds minor league football team will hold open player tryouts on Saturday, Nov. 21 from 10 a.m. until noon at O’Shields-Stevenson Stadium on the campus of Cheyney University in Thornbury.  The university is located at 1837 University Circle, Cheyney, PA, 19139. All athletes interested in beginning or continuing their football careers are encouraged to...

Unionville overpowers depleted Kennett, 42-7

Unionville’s Trevor Gardiner chases down Kennett Quarterback Mitch Kosara during Friday night’s game. Jim Gill photo. Boon scores 3 TD; Indians could clinch tie for league title next week By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — When Kennett drives the handful of miles up Route 82 to visit neighboring Unionville for a football matchup, the passions always run high. While...

Unionville holds off improved Avon Grove, 27-17

Indians’ ground game, special teams overcomes Red Devils strong throwing game By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times Unionville’s Brandon Boon breaks out into the open on a 78-yard TD kickoff return against Avon Grove Friday night. Jim Gill photo. EAST MARLBOROUGH — Big plays at key moments by a team’s stars often make the difference in a game. Without question, that was the case...