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    Base Ball: Brandywine BBC drops double match against Talbot

    Editor’s note: In the spirit of 19th-century base ball, the story is written with the game’s terminology used in the late 1800s. Immediately following the term, in parenthesis, is the word used in today’s time. Players in the league also refer to themselves in nicknames, which was common during that period of time.

    Candice Monhollan
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    Football: W.C. East rolls behind Roberts

    Kennett Square >> West Chester East’s Jon Jon Roberts stole the spotlight in Kennett’s home opener. He was proficient through the air and elusive on the ground. The Blue Demons found themselves chasing Roberts every move around the field.

    By Rich Fogel sports@dailylocal.com @RBFogel25 |

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    Football: Mistakes cost Unionville in shootout loss to Exeter

    REIFFTON >> Pat Clark felt Unionville gave the game away.

    By Jeff Kerr jkerr@dailylocal.com @jeff_kerr on Twitter |

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    Football: Great Valley grinds out win over Avon Grove

    West Grove >> Possession is nine-tenths of the law and Great Valley (2-0) showed that against Avon Grove Friday night as they denied the Red Devils from holding onto the ball for long and came away with a 42-13 victory.

    Candice Monhollan
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    Cross Country: Downingtown West boys and girls teams take control in Ches-Mont National

    GLENMOORE >> Before the 2014 cross country season began, Downingtown West’s girls and boys programs were picked to finish first in the Ches-Mont National.

    By Kieran McCauley kmccauley@dailylocal.com @k_mac_14 on Twitter |

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    Cook-Jordan connection powers Lincoln

    brudick55@gmail.com LOWER OXFORD >> The annual ‘Battle of the Firsts’ between the nation’s two oldest historically Black Colleges or Universities (HBCUs), Lincoln University and Cheyney University was still in doubt late in the fourth quarter until Lincoln’s Dezmon Ellis returned an interception 65 yards for a touchdown to seal the Lions’ 30-18 victory in the opener for both teams Thursday.

    By Bill Rudick |

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    Great golf involves knowing the Gear Effect

    I would like to review some crucial information about why the ball goes where it does that many of my own students overlook all too often. By now, I hope Ball Flight Law No. 1 is clear: The ball takes-off toward the Face Angle, and curves opposite the Club Path. It should be clear that if the club face is pointed right of the target at impact, the ball will take off toward the right. That the ball curves opposite the path also makes sense if you’ve ever kicked a soccer ball,...

    By John Dunigan |

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    Football: Big plays doom Oxford

    OXFORD >> Though Oxford and Solanco are in different counties and leagues, Friday’s nonleague matchup of neighbors had a rivalry game feel to it. The stands on both sides were packed, with only standing room available.

    By Bill Rudick brudick55@gmail.com |

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    Football: Running game, Dunleavy powers Blue Demons

    LONDON GROVE >> Two teams that had very tough 2013 campaigns showed the rest of the Ches-Mont League that things may be different this season. Kennett and Avon Grove put on a spirited show of hard-nosed football Friday night in nonleague action.

    By Pete DiGiovanni pdigiovanni@dailylocal.com @DLNSports on Twitter |

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    Football: Unionville survives slugfest against Garnet Valley

    In another classic between the host, Unionville, and Central League opponent Garnet Valley, nearly 45 minutes of unrelenting defense by both teams boiled down to a fourth-and-goal from the Unionville five yard line.

    By Nate Heckenberger nateheckenberger@gmail.com EAST MARLBOROUGH -- In a nonleague series that has churned out memorable game after memorable game, |

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