May 27, 2015 |
Sydney Crenshaw of Woodstock, Ga., captured the Adult Amateur Jumper championship aboard Camera Ready on Monday at the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair. Camera Ready is owned by Fit to Print Farm of Woodstock. Alice Nolen-Walston of Unionville and her pony Olney Phunny Bones captured the Washington International Horse Show Shetland Pony Steeplechase. The Dixon Oval featured carriage competition, which is unique to the Devon show, a United States Equestrian Federation Heritage Event.
February 9, 2015 |
Ellie Stief didn't waste much time making an impact in the Central League girls' basketball semifinals on Saturday. The Strath Haven senior came off the bench in a tightly contested game during the fourth quarter and promptly sank three jumpers to give the Panthers the lead in a 46-44 win over Radnor at Marple Newtown. Bridget Sherry scored 16 points, and junior Rachel Vresilovic grabbed 12 rebounds. Ches-Mont League semifinals. Downingtown East will head to the league final after beating West Chester Rustin, 57-40, at West Chester East.
February 5, 2015 |
You are not going to understand the topic of Shashwat Kishore's research project, and that is OK. Suffice it to say that those who do understand it - a branch of abstract mathematics called representation theory - are very impressed. "What he did could be a good part of a Ph.D. thesis for a graduate student at a good university," said Pavel Etingof, a math professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. That will have to wait a few years. Kishore, 18, is a senior at Unionville High School in Kennett Square.
November 9, 2014 |
It's no secret to Corrine Kenney that her field hockey career with Central Bucks South is nearing its end. On Saturday, however, she ensured it would live on for a little bit longer. The senior midfielder scored twice in a PIAA Class AAA quarterfinal between her second-seeded team and third-seeded Downingtown East, a 2-1 win that sent South to its first semifinals since 2009. "I haven't been this far yet," said Kenney, who scored an overtime winner earlier in the week in the first round against Stroudsburg.
November 2, 2014 |
With three minutes left in the game, Beth Lynch spotted it. Across the field at Wissahickon High School on Saturday evening, a fold-up table stood on the track just off the turf. On top were a compressed umbrella, a partially filled water bottle, and a set of medals with red, white, and blue ribbons attached to them. But what caught the eye of Unionville's head coach was a shining gold trophy that rested at the table's center. "There's the trophy," Lynch recalled telling her assistant coach.
October 31, 2014 |
Unionville freshman Erin Matson and her teammates were thinking about the obvious at halftime Wednesday against Downingtown East. "One goal just wasn't going to be enough," Matson said. Minutes earlier, in the PIAA District 1 Class AAA field hockey semifinal, she had fired the ball into the cage to put her team on the scoreboard. But the Indians needed another goal to secure a comeback victory and keep their district title hopes alive. Twenty-six seconds into the second half, Matson delivered, netting the go-ahead goal.
October 2, 2014 |
Brian Cortese can go down the line and tell you what each member of the Unionville boys' soccer team's back line brings to the Indians. Dan Beckman, he says, is the "toughest tackler" on the team. Cortese called going up against his fellow senior in practice a "scary situation. " Then there's Jack Seilus. At 6-foot-2, the junior uses his height to his advantage in winning headers. Seniors AJ Bernstein and Andrew Chegia bring the experience to the right side. As for Cortese, the cocaptain's contribution to the back line is his speed.
September 26, 2014 |
The lone goal in Phoenixville's 1-0 win Wednesday against visiting Owen J. Roberts in field hockey was one for the record books. Bailey Quinn scored her 29th goal of the season about 15 minutes into the first half of the nonleague game, breaking the previous single-season scoring record set by Miranda Peto. Hailey White recorded the assist. The victory propelled Phoenixville to its 13th win of the season, as the Phantoms remained undefeated overall. Catholic League. In a back-and-forth contest, Archbishop Wood's Karen Stanford scored 21/2 minutes into overtime at St. Hubert to give her team a 3-2 win. Stanford scored the game's opening goal, and Brenna Lynch netted the tying goal in the second half.
September 19, 2014 |
Alex Pechin is recognized the most for his play as Unionville's second-year quarterback, but several colleges are showing interest in his leg more than his arm. In this season's opener, the 6-foot-1, 185-pound senior drilled two field goals, including a 50-yarder, to help the host Indians nip nonleague rival Garnet Valley, 8-6. Because of his booming kicks and excellent showing in the classroom, Pechin has drawn interest from the likes of...
May 25, 2014 |
Unionville's John Wu and Abington's tandem of Dan Tomea and Thomas Christian advanced to the semifinals of the PIAA state boys' tennis tournament Friday at the Hershey Racquet Club. Wu topped DuBois Area's Josh Hnat, 6-0, 6-0, in the first round of the Class AAA singles tournament. In the quarterfinals, he beat Colin Muraika from Cedar Crest, 6-2, 6-2. Wu will face Chad Kissell from Greater Latrobe at 11 a.m. Saturday and, with a win, will compete in the state final at 3 p.m. Tomea and Christian won in the first round of AAA doubles, 6-2, 6-0, against Cory and Kerry Maines from Clearfield Area.