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.

UHS athletes announce college plans

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As this past week was the national Letter of Intent signing day, numerous student athletes from Unionville High School formally announced their plans to continue as student athletes at the college level. Joined by parents and high school coaches, the students celebrated the selection of the next phase of the lives after Unionville.

Shrek the Musical coming to UHS, March 3-5

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Unionville High School presents: Shrek the Musical, March 3-5, Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30pm and Saturday Matinee at 2pm. Ticket sales begin Monday, February 15, www.showtix4u.com for $12; $14 adults/$12 students and senior citizens at the door. There will be a Character Lunch with Shrek and the Gang, Saturday at 11am at Charles F. Patton Middle School. For information, menu, and to reserve...

Unionville HS teacher resignation sparks social media furor

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District, ex-teacher disagree over why she was investigated By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times A former Unionville-Chadds Ford School District teacher and the schools’ administration have strikingly different accounts of how she came to resign her part-time teaching position at Unionville High School, after a social media furor was touched off last week over what sparked her departure. Winden...