UHS girls’ soccer shuts down Oxford, 4-0

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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...

UCF moves to save more than $8M on HS bond refinancing

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Low interest rates mean savings for the district By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — While the costs of most things continue to rise, it appears that one big-ticket purchase — the renovation of Unionville High School — is about to become appreciably cheaper, thanks to a bond refinancing approved Monday night by the Unionville-Chadds Ford Board of Education. The refinancing...

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

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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...

UHS Marching Band ready for 2016-17

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The Unionville High School Marching Band. EAST MARLBOROUGH — The 82 dedicated musicians and color guard of the Unionville High School Marching Band spent the last days of their summer vacation transforming themselves into a precise, professional and synchronized unit. They learned the rewards of striving as a team toward a shared goal – the performance of this year’s show “Tribal Voices.” The...

Longwood’s Pancoast celebrates graduating twice

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Pocopson native graduates high school, fire academy Samantha Pancoast celebrates her graduation from Unionville High School and Fire School recently. She is shown with Andrew Yacka, her brother in law, a fellow firefighter for Longwood Fire Company, who sparked her interest in joining the volunteer company. EAST MARLBOROUGH — Samantha Pancoast of Pocopson Township has celebrated graduating from...

Unionville grads told to ‘listen’ but evaluate

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93rd Commencement offers a bit more pomp for 331 grads Unionville’s Class of 2016 celebrates the school’s 93rd Commencement, Wednesday, at the University of Delaware. By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times NEWARK, Del. — With a bit more pomp than previous years and a brief storm-related interruption, Unionville High School graduated its 93rd class, the Class of 2016, at the Carpenter Center...

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 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...

Unionville drumline headed to World Championships

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The Unionville High School Indoor drumline is headed to the World Guard International Percussion World Championships this week. EAST MARLBOROUGH — The Unionville High School Indoor Color Guard and Indoor Drumline turned in an exceptional performances at their Championship competitions on Saturday — with both units finishing in the top two of their respective competition.