SCCSA still accepting fall registration

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The Southern Chester County Soccer Association is still accepting registrations for it’s Fall Recreational Soccer program.  The program is open to all children between the age of 4 and 17.  Registration deadline is August 1st.  The season starts Sunday September 12th.  More information and on-line registration is available at www.sccsasoccer.com”

An overdue, but well-deserved honor

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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...

Unionville sends 3 rugby teams to HS sevens championships

Unionville sent two boys sevens teams (pictured above) as well as a girls team to the High School Rugby Championships at the Collegiate Rugby Championship 7’s Tournament this past weekend in Chester.
EAST MARLBOROUGH — Unionville High School Rugby Club sent three teams to compete in the High School Rugby Championships at the Collegiate Rugby Championship 7’s Tournament this past weekend in Chester PA.  One girls side and two boys sides from Unionville competed along with 29 other high school teams from around the country playing the exciting 7’s format that will be featured at the Olympics...

KMC wins PA state championships

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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

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 for a hug — a true sign of sportsmanship. Credit: Stacy Geyer
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 participate in a day competition, fun and sportsmanship. After a very close and exciting game, these players from Coatesville and Harlem came together...

Unionville Rugby Sevens wins pair of matches

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The Unionville Rugby Sevens team. Unionville Boys Rugby sent two teams to compete in the Under 19 bracket at the Subaru 7’s Tournament in Delaware this weekend — posting key victories in the Rugby Sevens tournament. Unlike more traditional rugby — which features 15 to a side — Sevens uses seven players per side and features a much faster pace of play. For the first time, Rugby Sevens will...

Unionville track primed for district meet

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By Hannah Christopher, Running Editor, The Times Unionville’s Kacie Breeding and coach Mark Lacianca (file photo, courtesy milesplit.com) head into this week’s District One track meet at Coatesville with high hopes after winning the Ches-Mont League meet last week. This week, the Unionville boys and girls track team head to Coatesville for the district 1 track meet (Friday and Saturday...

UHS Girls relay team takes 4th at Penn Relays

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The Distance Medley Relay Team from Unionville High School of Kacie Breeding, Lyndsay Hastings, Cami Rickenbach and Anna Juul placed 4th in the Penn Relays Championship of America with a time of 11:58.16. The time is the number one Pennsylvania time and a new school record. Their splits were 3:37.54 for Kacie Breeding, Hastings ran 1:02.55 and Rickenbach ran the 800 in 2:22.21, anchoring was Anna...

UHS announces athlete college signings

(From Left to Right) Alex Ilgner (Loyola U.(MD)-Rowing), Michael DelVecchio (U of North Carolina Charlotte-XC & Track), Dan Powers (Villanova U.-Track & Field), Brandon Boon (Kutztown U.- Rugby), Patrick Clark, Jr. (Lebanon Valley College-Football), Mitch Camp (Kutztown U.-Wrestling) as they continue their athletic careers in college next year. Joining them in the picture (Left to Right) Faith, Sherri and Ralf Ilgner, James Conley (UHS Principal), Caroline Powers, Matthew Hurray (UHS Track & Field Coach), Janice DelVecchio, Tim and Tricia Powers, Ralph DelVecchio, Jr., Brian Dunbar (UHS Rugby Club Coach), Kelly Boon-Zeidman and Thomas Zeidman, Megan and Maureen Clark, Pat Clark, Sr. (UHS Football Coach), Ian Crampton (UHS Asst. Wrestling Coach), Chris Matz (UHS Wrestling Coach), Todd Szewczyk (UHS Asst. Wrestling Coach), Mark Lacianca (UHS XC and Track & Field Coach), Diane and Dean Camp and Matthew Borger (UHS XC and Track & Field Coach).
EAST MARLBOROUGH — As their senior years come to an end, a number of Unionville High School students announced their intention to continue their athletic career in college — and were celebrated by the school recently.

Matz earns Foxcroft’s Athlete of The Week

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Lucy Matz MIDDLEBURG, Va.—Foxcroft School’s leading scorer, UVA-bound Alex Grace was out with a knee injury so lacrosse coach Patrick Finn needed someone to step up and help fill the void against a talented John Paul the Great team last Wednesday in Dumfries, VA. Lucy Matz, a senior from Coatesville, known for her riding prowess as much as her field sport talent, answered the call with the...