Downingtown East’s second half overpowers Unionville, 45-21

Downingtown East’s Nicolas Hesel closes in on Unionville’s Alex Gorgone as he loses the handle on a first-quarter fumble. By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times DOWNINGTOWN — For a half, it was truly epic, but the second half proved that depth and school size matters in high school football. Undefeated Unionville was giving undefeated Downingtown East all it could handle for two quarters...

Unionville holds off Rustin, 28-21, to stay undefeated

Unionville quarterback Alex Gorgone, seeming surrounded by Rustin’s Ty Pringle (25), Dan Shoup (50) and Padraic Kearns (90), managed to evade all three and throw what proved to be the winning TD late in the fourth quarter, Friday night. Jim Gill photo. By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — Alex Gorgone was pretty much doomed. On a crucial second and goal pass play in...

Iacocca hopes to keep serving community as District Justice

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Al Iacocca If you know Unionville or Kennett well, you’ve probably bumped into Al Iacocca. Maybe more than once. The local attorney and fixture with various local civil groups is hoping to continue his service to the community as its next District Justice, which he sees as a logical extension of his current work with kids and the community throughout the Unionville...

Unionville overwhelms Octorara, 54-7

Unionville’s Alex gorgone threw for four TD leading the Indians past Octorara, 54-7. By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times ATGLEN — For about three minutes, Thursday night, it looked like Unionville might be looking past Octorara to this coming week’s showdown with West Chester Rustin. The Braves (2-4, 0-2), struggling through their final year in the Ches Mont, stunned the undefeated...

Unionville’s overpowers Oxford, 40-0

Unionville’s Joe Zubillaga reaches up for an over the shoulder pass from Alex Gorgone for a TD, Friday night. Jim Gill photo. By Al Tustin, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — On paper, this looked like a close battle: undefeated Unionville facing a vastly improved Oxford team that was coming off a narrow 42-34 loss to powerhouse West Chester Rustin. But the Indians’ grunts in the trenches —...

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...

Unionville holds off Avon Grove, 14-6, in defensive battle

Unionville’s Zach Lawrence takes down Avon Grove QB Shane Wolford during Friday night’s game. Jim Gill photo. By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — With the hurricane damage of Harvey in Texas very much on the minds of all in attendance (not to mention the impending damage of Hurricane Irma in Florida), neighboring Unionville and Avon Grove got together Friday to...

CHAMPS! KAU Juniors return home to victory parade tonight

The National Champion KAU Junior League baseball team. KENNETT SQUARE — Although they lost a tough matchup to Chinese Taipei in the World Championships, the KAU Junior League baseball won the National Championship — and became the talk of most of the sports world with an amazing catch by Jack Regenye, who literally leaped over the center field fence to rob a home run in Sunday’s game. KAU...

Unionville’s Sampson signs with NFL’s Vikings

Richie Sampson in action for Coastal Carolina. Photo courtesy Coastal Carolina Athletics. Richie Sampson, a star safety for Coastal Carolina — and formerly an all-Conference and Player of the Year performer for Unionville High School — was signed Sunday as a free agent by the Minnesota Vikings. Sampson, a 6-2, 205 lb. safety, will attempt to become the first former Unionville player to make...

WC East knocks off Unionville, 10-7

Late FG decides District One, 5A playoff opener Unionville’s Bryce McManus closes in on West Chester East’s Jared Cooper. Jim Gill photo. By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — The faces told the story. Joy — on the faces of West Chester East football players after Jake Bonnett’s final minute, 27-yard field goal gave it a hard-fought 10-7 win over Unionville...