April 2, 2016
Baseball BICENTENNIAL LEAGUE Jenkintown 9, Bristol 5 CHES-MONT LEAGUE West Chester East 6, Avon Grove 4 Sun Valley 7, Great Valley 2 West Chester Rustin 6, Unionville 3 DEL-VAL LEAGUE Penn Wood 9, Glen Mills 2 PUBLIC LEAGUE DIVISION C Southern 17, Tacony Academy Charter 7 Franklin Learning Center 17, Freire Charter 0 PUBLIC LEAGUE DIVISION D SLA-Beeber 13, Dobbins 1 NONLEAGUE Hun School 3, Perkiomen...
November 9, 2015 |
Moments before the District 1 Class AAA field hockey title game began Saturday, Unionville head coach Erin Curtis told her players she didn't want to see a slow start. Less than three minutes into the game, Downingtown East opened the scoring. Luckily for Curtis, the slow start she didn't want to see ended up lighting a fire under her players, who rallied for a 3-1 victory to win Unionville's second straight title. A dozen minutes after the opening goal, with second-seeded Downingtown East dominating, Curtis called a timeout to give her players time to regroup.
October 4, 2015 |
Downingtown East didn't wait long to get things started Friday night. Kameron Hammond took the opening kickoff nearly 90 yards and sent the Cougars on their way to a fifth straight win with a 49-13 nonleague victory over visiting Unionville. The Cougars, the fourth-ranked team in Southeastern Pennsylvania by The Inquirer, also received some help from their defense, as Jeremy Jennings returned two interceptions for touchdowns. Jack Kincade scored a pair of touchdowns. CHES-MONT AMERICAN Kennett 27, Octorara 21 (OT)
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.