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...

Sports dental safety: it’s always an option

By Dr. Stephanie McGann, DMD FAGD, Columnist, The Times While summer has just begun it’s time to think about mouth guards for dental safety. Athletic mouth guards are not just for football and hockey. Many sports such as gymnastics, skating, martial arts, basketball just to name a few can put a smile in harm’s way. Mouth protectors can cushion a blow and help protect the teeth as well as...

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 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...

Winter sports registration starts Dec. 15 for area YMCAs

Registration for YMCA of Greater Brandywine winter sports leagues and clinics begins December 15 and runs through January 18. Register before December 21 for a $15 savings.   A variety of sports leagues such as basketball, indoor soccer, floor hockey, indoor flag football and volleyball are available at different branches and open to youth ages 3 to 14. The leagues run from February 2 to March...

Concussion awareness – A mom’s perspective

New tech, early diagnosis, focused therapy & close recovery tracking yields promising results By Kim Chiomento, Staff Writer, The Times You probably know someone with a concussion or perhaps, like me, are a parent of children who have had concussions.  Concussions are never good news, but with nearly five million diagnosed annually, it seems like they really are everywhere. They can and do...

Season preview: D-Town East opens with win, new hope

Cougars ready for a return to playoff form By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times DOWNINGTOWN — The phrases “Downingtown East football” and “District 1 Class AAAA playoffs” go together like “ham and eggs” or “peanut butter and jelly.” It’s an anomaly when they are separated — like they were last year. If Friday’s night’s contest against Frankford was any...

Y spring sports registration open through March 23

Registration is currently underway for the YMCA of the Brandywine Valley Spring Sports Leagues and will continue through March 23. A variety of sports leagues such as t-ball, coach-pitch baseball, basketball, soccer, flag football, softball, volleyball and cheerleading are available at different branches and open to kids ages 3 to 14. The leagues run from April 5 to June 7.