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...

Wild start for 2016 high school football season

Powers struggle, while Avon Grove, Great Valley and Shanahan start out hot The 2016 high school football season is off to a wild and wooly start — consider this: perennial Chester County powers Downingtown West, West Chester Rustin and Unionville all sit at 0-2, after tough out of league starts, while programs on the rise such as Bishop Shanahan, Great Valley and Avon Grove are out of the gate...

An overdue, but well-deserved honor

Chester County’s Mike Piazza enters baseball’s Hall of Fame today By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Today, the best baseball player ever to come out of Chester County will finally get his due. Mike Piazza of Phoenixville will be enshrined in baseball’s Hall of Fame today along with Ken Griffey Jr. Some of you may want to argue that Kennett Square’s Herb Pennock was a better player...

Girls LAX takes off in new Coatesville league

Girls 5 to 15 get chance to learn fast-growing sport By Lauren Parker-Gill, News Editor, The Times The Coatesville Youth Lacrosse Lady Raiders took the city by storm with girls from ages 5 – 15 in the Coatesville Area School District participating in its inaugural season. Credit: Coatesville Youth Lacrosse COATESVILLE – As the sport of lacrosse has been gaining popularity across the nation...

Red Raider Rumble brings players, communities together

Teams from around Chester County and from as far away as Harlem N.Y. at initial event By Lauren Parker- Gill, News Editor, The Times The first-ever Red Raider Rumble brought lacrosse teams from around the region and as far away as New York City to partipate in a day competition, fun and sportsmanship. After a very close and exciting game, these players from Coatesville and Harlem came together...

Red Raider Rumble coming May 22

Coatesville Youth Lacrosse will be welcoming teams from across Chester County to compete in the Red Raider Rumble on Sunday May 22nd at North Brandywine Middle School 256 Reeceville Rd, Coatesville, PA.

Local athletes fare well at ATA Nationals

ATA West Chester owner Marc Jouan shares a moment with local participants in the ATA Martial Arts Spring National Tournament in Las Vegas, including Nicole McCarthy, Bobby Kormann, Maria Jouan and Bryan Denmark. Earlier this month, some of the students and instructors at ATA Martial Arts of West Chester participated and competed in the ATA Martial Arts Spring National Tournament at the Las Vegas...