Unionville holds off Kennett 10-7 in nail-biter

Kennett’s Sam Forte fires the ball over Unionville’s Declan Boyle, Friday night. By Al Tustin, Sports Editor, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — Since 2005, when Kennett High School revived its football team, the annual matchup with arch rival Unionville has been a one-sided affair, with the Indians winning every game. But while that streak did not end Friday night, the Blue Demons served...

Haverford overpowers Unionville, 42-27

By Al Tustin, Sports Editor, The Times F. Scott Fitzgerald famously said “there are no second acts in American lives.” Haverford QB Jake Ruane breaks to the right en route to an 85-yard TD run, Friday night. For the Unionville High School football team, struggling through one of its roughest seasons in recent memory, the problem was that there was no encore to a very solid first half against powerful...

Unionville defense powers to 48-12 win over Oxford

Unionville’s Alex Pelegrin leaps to block a pass by Oxford quarterback Brett Kochmansky. By Al Tustin, Sports Editor, The Times OXFORD — It’s a terrible cliche (or meme, or joke in a TV commercial) but, in football, defense really does win championships — and it certainly won a game Friday night. And while it might have been tempting to focus on Unionville’s offense on a big scoring night,...

Unionville holds off Great Valley, 31-14

Unionville QB Blake Charlton lets loose as Great Valley’s Josh Burgess bears down on him. By Al Tustin, Sports Editor, The Times MALVERN — With two teams facing an all but “must-win” game, even this early in the season. The solution was obvious: let it rip. And that they did as Unionville held off Great Valley, 31-14, in a contest where both teams displayed an explosive passing game, big...

Avon Grove overcomes Unionville, 24-22

By Al Tustin, Sports Editor, The Times Avon Grove’s Dino Arhontakis looks for running room against Unionville, Friday night. Before being knocked out with an injury, he tore up the Indians’ defense. WEST GROVE — It was a tale of two games. Literally. On Friday night, Unionville and Avon Grove met in a contest mostly controlled by the Indians. But lightning in the area stopped the contest...

Unionville can’t find the magic again, rally falls short, 19-14

Unionville’s Joe Fariello fins running room against Academy Park. By Al Tustin, Sports Editor, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — Apparently, lightning does not strike twice. Although Unionville mounted a furious, final two-minute rally, to almost come from behind against Academy Park, eerily like last season’s game, the Indians fell short, losing 19-14, when a final drive stalled in the last 30...

Garnet overwhelms Unionville, 42-3, in season opener

By Al Tustin, Sports Editor, The Times Unionville Blake Charlton loses the handle on a first quarter fumble against Garnet Valley, Friday night. CONCORD — To say Unionville had a tough time with Garnet Valley, in both schools’ high school football season opener, would be a bit of an understatement. The highly anticipated match up of the defending 5A District One champs — the Indians – and the...

Unionville Crew plans learn to row events

The Unionville High School Crew beginning of school learn-to-rows are now set and you can sign up at by clicking here. We will be offering three different days – August 25th and 26th, and September 8th. You only need to attend one session, the goal being to get a small taste of what rowing is about. Rowing was brand new to every one of our current athletes when they started in high school and...

KAU U12 advances to state Little League tournament

The KAU Under 12 Little League team celebrates its District 7 championship and will advance to the state tournament this weekend. The Kennett Square 12 U Little League captured the Section 7 championship Tuesday night, defeating Carlisle 7-0. Levi Brawley got the win on the mound for KAU.  A home run by David Lillis and multiple hits by Tague Davis and Trevor Dunne contributed to KAU’s strong offense....

Robb Named to All-America First Team

Olivia Robb CHESTERTOWN, Md. — Washington College coxswain Olivia Robb (Kennett Square, Pa./Unionville) has been named to the 2018 College Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) Pocock All-America first team. Robb, who completed her sophomore season in May, is the second coxswain and sixth different student-athlete in Washington College women’s rowing team history to earn All-America first-team...