Boys basketball: Unionville overpowers Christian Academy

EAST MARLBOROUGH — Unionville’s boys basketball team got off to a strong start to the 2013-14 basketball season, overpowering The Christian Academy, 50-24, in the opener of the school’s season tipoff tournament, Friday night. Chad Rafetto scored 13 points for the Indians, while Steve Fatzinger had eight points and played strong defense, while Atma Bery added seven points, coming off the bench. ...

Christopher sparks Barnes/Burlotos to URA title game

URA down to final five, title game next week By Brain Ladd, Special to UnionvilleTimes.com EAST MARBOROUGH — With the Unionville Recreation Association High School Boys tourney drawing to a close, the excitement grows as each night comes.  With just two nights of basketball left, don’t miss your opportunity to witness arguably the most well attended basketball event in the community. Join...

Piasecki leads team to second win in URA hoops tourney

By Brian Ladd, Special to UnionvilleTimes.com EAST MARLBOROUGH — Round 2 Action of the URA Boys High School March Madness proved once again to be exciting basketball.  The playoff atmosphere has really turned the intensity up 2 notches as the boys are leaving it all out on the floor.  The word is out and the bleachers are starting to fill up in the early rounds of the tournament – we just...

URA Boys kickoff playoffs with a blast

With the coveted ‘hoodie’ on the line, 14 teams open tournament By Brian Ladd, Special to UnionvilleTimes.com EAST MARLBOROUGH — Opening night of March Madness for the Unionville Recreation Association Boys 10th-12th grade division and excitement was running high.  14 teams are vying for the coveted trophy, which in this case is the highly sought after “hoodie” and we are talking...

Forget your calendar: URA March Madness is here

Senior boys’ hoops playoffs under way, with 14 teams battling for league title By Brian Ladd, Special to UnionvilleTimes.com EAST MARLBOROUGH — It’s that time of year again. No, we are not talking about the Winter that never came. We are not even going to discuss what that little rodent from Punxsutawney had to say. We’re talking about the Madness – URA Basketball March Madness! At...

Long range attack sinks Unionville in league battle with Patriots

Great Valley coach notches career 200th win at the expense of Indians By Dave Conard Sports Editor, UnionvilleTimes.com Unionville Doug Ott eyes up a free throw against the Patriots. MALVERN — To be a successful coach in any high school sport you have to have a short memory, the ability to not dwell on a loss or a win for that matter, is something every coach that wishes to achieve any level...

URA Senior Hoops set for thrilling championship Friday night

High School URA Basketball Quarterfinals start at 6 p.m., with finals at 8 p.m. at Patton By Brett Ciancia, Correspondent, UnionvilleTimes.com EAST MARLBOROUGH — March Madness comes to Unionville. This year, the Unionville Recreation Association experienced unprecedented interest in its High School Basketball league and has set the record for most teams with 15.  Early March means its playoff...

Unionville splits with Sun Valley

Boys win overtime thriller, girls lose tough game to division rival Unionville's Matt Christopher, shown in action earlier this season, hit a key three-pointer to send the Indians to an overtime win over Sun Valley. Matt Chistopher nailed a three-pointer with seconds remaining to send Unionville into overtime, Tuesday, against Sun Valley. The Indians didn’t waste the opportunity, edging...

Unionville boys hoops drop opener to Garnet Valley, 43-41

Some positive signs in uneven first game under new head coach Anthony DiNicola By Mike McGann, Editor, UnionvilleTimes.com Unionville's Mike Sundry fights for a loose ball against Garnet Valley, Friday night. The Indians dropped a tough, 43-41 loss to the Jaguars. EAST MARLBOROUGH — It wasn’t the start — at least in terms of the final score — that head coach Anthony DiNicola hoped...

Season Preview: UHS Boys Basketball

New coach, new system mean change is byword for program By Mike McGann, Editor, UnionvilleTimes.com EAST MARLBOROUGH — Coming off a five-win season in 2009-10, change is clearly in the air for the Unionville High School Boys basketball team. First-year coach Anthony DiNicola takes the helm after a stint at Interboro and is willing to take the early-season lumps needed to establish a new basketball...