W. Chester ATA to hold Phila. regional taekwondo tournament

Get ready for a board-smashing, high-kicking, medal-winning event! At Neumann University (1 Neumann Drive Aston, PA) on July 29, 2017, the West Chester, PA American Taekwondo Association (ATA) will be hosting the Philadelphia Regional Tournament. Award winning animator (Disney, Nickelodeon & Cartoon Network) and co-creator of the ATA Tiger program, Jeffrey Nodelman, will be in attendance as...

ATA West Chester’s Jouan earns title Master

Master Maria Jouan of ATA West Chester. WEST CHESTER — While literature is full of cautions about serving two masters, a local taekwondo dojo is now actually able to boast about being one of the few in the region with two teaching Masters in house. On Wednesday, June 21, Maria Jouan achieved a goal she had been working towards for her entire martial arts career at the American Taekwondo Association...

Brandywine Valley MSBL opens 2017 baseball season

The Blarney Stone takes on Karen’s K9 Care Athletics in the opening game of the Brandywine Valley MSBL 2017 season, Saturday. EAST GOSHEN – The Brandywine Valley MSBL kicked off its inaugural season with a doubleheader that featured Karen’s K9 Care Athletics versus The Blarney Stone on Saturday.

Brandywine Valley Sr. Baseball opens season June 17

EAST GOSHEN — The season kicks off Saturday, June 17th as the Karen’s K9 Care Athletics take on The Blarney Stone Irish Pub in a morning double header starting at 8:00 AM at East Goshen Park. The afternoon double header slate features Rothman Institute versus Citadel Federal Credit Union-West Chester at 2:00 PM.

Downingtown’s Tredway named NEC Student-Athlete of the Year

SOMERSET, NJ – Wagner College softball standout Brianna Tredway of Downingtown was named Northeast Conference (NEC) Student-Athlete of the Year, the conference announced on Wednesday. Tredway’s honor marks the fifth straight year that a Wagner student-athlete has been the recipient of this award, as she joins former football standouts Steven Ciocci (2012-13) and Phil Faccone (2014-2015)...

WCU wins Div. II College World Series

West Chester University’s baseball team celebrates winning the 2017 Division II College World Series, Sunday, in Texas. Image courtesy: West Chester University Athletics. GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas – Unionville’s Nick Ward clubbed a third-inning homer, combined with a first inning shot by Robert Knox and Josh McClain’s clutch four innings of relief (en route to earning Most Outstanding...

Brandywine Valley Baseball League to hold open practice, May 26

Brandywine Valley MSBL was established in 2017 to provide a weekend only league that is geared towards players who are 28 years of age and older. BVMSBL will feature four (4) teams playing a 12 game regular season (6 Double Headers) starting on Saturday, June 17th and a single day playoffs for the inaugural Bailey & Ehrenberg PLLC Championship Trophy at Frawley Stadium the home of the Wilmington...

Wilks, Tomasetti to win inaugural Yoder scholar-athlete award

Sophie Wilks (tennis, Unionville High School) and Kerry Tomasetti (football and basketball, Kennett High School) are the inaugural recipients of the Richard B. Yoder High School Scholar-Athlete Award. Each will receive a $1000.00 scholarship for post-secondary education, each will be listed on the Chester County Sports Hall of Fame (CCSHOF) website, and each will receive honorary CCSHOF membership. The...

Ebanour heads Pennsylvania Hunt Cup field

EAST MARLBOROUGH — Champion owner Irv Naylor’s Ebanour has been supplemented to the $35,000 Pennsylvania Hunt Cup, and the Virginia Gold Cup winner will be the horse to beat in the four-mile journey over timber fences at Unionville on Sunday. The 82nd annual Pennsylvania Hunt Cup kicks off with a 1:30 p.m. post time for the first of its five races, four over timber and one on the flat. Ebanour...

Downingtown East overpowers Unionville, 42-5

Cougars dominate upfront in battle of defending Ches Mont champs Downingtown East’s dominant defensive line often was able to power through and stop run plays in the backfield against Unionville, Friday. Here, Stephen Dilulio (44) and Jack Hayward (28) close in on Jack Adams (25). Jim Gill photo. By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — The two defending Ches Mont football...