Downingtown East overpowers Unionville, 42-5

Cougars dominate upfront in battle of defending Ches Mont champs Downingtown East’s dominant defensive line often was able to power through and stop run plays in the backfield against Unionville, Friday. Here, Stephen Dilulio (44) and Jack Hayward (28) close in on Jack Adams (25). Jim Gill photo. By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — The two defending Ches Mont football...

UHS girls’ soccer shuts down Oxford, 4-0

EAST MARLBOROUGH — On Senior Night, the UHS girls’ Soccer team didn’t disappoint while playing a stingy Oxford team.  Fresh off an ankle injury, Jackie Hug provided a much needed lift while giving the assist to the first goal scored by Lyndsay Hastings making the score 1-0 going into the half.   During the second half, Unionville (4-3-1) opened it up with three more goals.  Jackie...

Zubillaga steps up to propel Unionville over Rustin, 14-0

Indians’ defense again overwhelms, forces four turnovers By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times Unionville’s Joe Zubillaga takes off on a key run that set up a second half score, leading the Indians past West Chester Rustin, 14-0, Friday night. Jim Gill photo. EAST MARLBOROUGH — The term “next man up” is a sometimes overused cliche in football, but Unionville junior Joe Zubillaga...

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...

Wild start for 2016 high school football season

Powers struggle, while Avon Grove, Great Valley and Shanahan start out hot The 2016 high school football season is off to a wild and wooly start — consider this: perennial Chester County powers Downingtown West, West Chester Rustin and Unionville all sit at 0-2, after tough out of league starts, while programs on the rise such as Bishop Shanahan, Great Valley and Avon Grove are out of the gate...

Academy Park speeds past Unionville, 22-18

Unionville's Jack Adams races for the endzone — a play that gave the Indians a second half lead. Jim Gill photo.
Indians overcome 14-0 deficit, but can’t hold on late By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times Academy Parks’ furious pass rush — led here by Kasai Crawford — harassed Unionville quarterback Alex Gorgone all night. Jim Gill photo. SHARON HILL — Like it, or not, speed kills, even on a football field. Despite forcing six turnovers and mounting an impressive comeback from a 14-0 deficit,...

Unionville can’t overcome miscues in opening game loss

Powerful Spring-Ford dominates, 33-3 By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times “The stars might lie, but the numbers never do.” — Mary Chapin Carpenter. Unionville’s Mike Cresta (53) fights in the trenches against the Spring Ford offensive line. Jim Gill photo. EAST MARLBOROUGH — While it’s possible that the stars were aligned for Unionville High School in its 2016 season opener against...

SCCSA still accepting fall registration

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”

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...