Unionville overwhelmed by Wood, 49-28 in state semifinal

Archbishop Wood running back Nasir Peoples races to the endzone for a score against Unionville. The Indians struggled to contain the star running back. Jim Gill photo. By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times PHILADELPHIA — The dream came to an end, a bit like losing those last precious moments of sleep, with a jarring realization that its all slipping away and can’t be recovered. Unionville’s...

DISTRICT CHAMPS! Unionville knocks off Springfield to advance to state semis

Unionville players all reach in to touch the PIAA District One, 5A championship trophy, that they won Friday night night by defeating Springfield, 35-25. By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times SPRINGFIELD — To say it was a big, freakin’ deal is to understate things by an order of magnitude. Unionville used exceptional defense and the arm and legs of senior QB Alex Gorgone to defeat top seeded...

Unionville overcomes slow start, defeats Marple Newtown to advance to Section 1 finals

Unionville’s JT Hower leaps high to grab his second interception of the game against Marple Newtown. Jim Gill photo. By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH – With a bit less than three minutes left in the first quarter, it looked like Unionville’s football team had run out of answers against Marple Newtown — and was about to get run out of the District One, 5A playoffs. Down...

UCF looks at student suspension polices

By JP Phillips, Correspondent, The Times Prompted by a September 8th incident at a football home game that resulted in several students being suspended, the Unionville Chadds-Ford School Board had a lengthy discussion on Nov. 13 regarding changing the current policies related to student suspensions and student records. According to a Birmingham township resident who spoke at the end of the meeting,...

Unionville overpowers Glen Mills, 42-8, to advance in district play

Unionville’s Alijah Woodall (22) takes down Glen Mills QB Tarik Bey as Sam Ross (13) closes in. Jim Gill photo. By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — The postseason means survive and advance. Or, maybe in the case of Unionville High School football, thrive and advance. The third-seeded Indians thoroughly dominated 14-seeded Glen Mills, 42-8, Friday night, in the opening...

Unionville girls clinch Ches Mont soccer title

The Unionville High School girls’ soccer team celebrates winning the Ches Mont league title. The Unionville Girls Soccer Team took on the stingy Downingtown West team last Wednesday night.  The game was a battle but the Unionville girls delivered in the clutch with a 3-1 win.  The offense was led by Jackie Hug, Sam Ciccarelli & Veronica Hineman all netting goals.  The defense led District...

Unionville mounts miracle comeback to stun Academy Park, 23-20

Unionville senior QB Alex Gorgone fires down field Friday night. By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — The math was, to be frank, almost impossible. Unionville trailed a tough Academy Park, 20-9 with just 2:58 to go — an eight-yard run by QB Skylor Fillis appeared to be the dagger, the score that put the game out of reach — and the contest was basically over. Except suddenly,...

Line play may decide whether Unionville can repeat as league champs

By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times Senior Joe Zubillaga will split time at quarterback and offers skill and power in the option game. EAST MARLBOROUGH — If you liked the 2016 Unionville High School football team — understandable as it won its second straight Ches Mont American Division title — you’re probably going to really like the 2017 version. While the Indians used a stout defense...

Immunization change risks status of 250 UCFSD students

Proposed Safety Changes to Rt. 82 in front of UHS, Patton MS By JP Phillips, Correspondent, The Times Workmen continue work on the roof of the Unionville High School auditorium. EAST MARLBOROUGH — At Monday night’s Unionville-Chadds Ford School District Board Work Session, Sally Palic, the Middle School Nurse and Coordinator of District Nurses, reported that due to changes in state regulations,...

Unionville High graduates 94th class

Members of the Unionville High School Class of 2017 celebrate graduation by throwing their hats in the air. By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times NEWARK, Del. — With some wistfulness, one less power outage than 2016, (but the same amount of selfies) Unionville High School graduated its 94th class Wednesday at the Carpenter Center on the campus of the University of Delaware. Sporting new robes of...