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...

UHS rugby sweeps pair of home matches

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Girls get to 3-1, boys to .500 with wins PENNSBURY — Both the Girls and Boys Varsity Rugby teams had big wins on the home pitch Sunday.  The girls varsity played West Chester for the 2nd time this season and won convincingly to move to a league record of 3-1. 

Red Raider Rumble coming May 22

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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

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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...

UHS girls rugby wins again, defeats Conestoga

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Unionville High School’s girls rugby team was able to overpower Conestoga, 59-5, to earn a second straight match win, Sunday. PENNSBURY — Combining a strong offense with a stifling defense, the Unionville High School girls rugby team won its second straight match, defeating rival Conestoga, 59-5, Sunday at Hillendale Elementary School. The 2-1 Indians ran off the first seven tries in a...