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Unionville’s depth proves crucial as girls’ track team wins championship

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Kennett female wrestler wins eighth straight state championship title

Kennett High School senior Mary Nichols continues to make waves in a male-dominated sport, winning her eighth wrestling state championship title. ...

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    Saxton: Nostalgia on display with Vintage IndyCar Celebration at Pocono

    For me, this is a must-see event. Having recently finished reading the great book “Foyt, Andretti, Petty” I am really in the mood for some memories of what I consider the good old days of auto racing.

    By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media |

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    Big Diamond gearing up for season opener

    Maybe for once, the groundhog was right!

    By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media |

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    Competition heats up for Grandview modified title

    Jeff Strunk, Craig Von Dohren and Duane Howard have pretty much dominated the TP Trailers NASCAR 358 Modified stock car racing action at Grandview Speedway for the last 16 seasons. Terry Meitzler, now retired, won the title in 1999 and the “big three” have shared the championships between them since then. Strunk has won 10, VonDohren claimed four including last season and Howard topped the standings twice.

    By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media |

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    Kanaskie keeps deep Unionville humming

    There may not be a more accomplished name in local high school golf than Greg Kanaskie.

    By Bryan Davis bdavis@21st-centurymedia.com @btdavis25 on Twitter |

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    KMC boys gymnastics shine on home turf

    The KMC Boys Team competed against more than 200 gymnasts from across the region in their home meet, the Kennett Mushroom Classic. Kyle Walchuk, Devin Trinter, Kieran Clark, Andrew Overman, Liam Bachman, Ryan Uy, Austin Geibel, Aaron Gonsalves, Adam Zolper, Zachary Secord, Joshua Secord, and Gavin Felix won first place in the all-around (AA) or on individual events. The level 9 and 4 teams faced fierce competition and won the team awards.

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    Injury to Flyers’ Giroux means he’ll miss a Wild time

    An upper-body injury that already has cost Claude Giroux two games will prevent him from playing Thursday when the Flyers play the Minnesota Wild in the Wells Fargo Center.

    By Jack McCaffery jmccaffery@21st-centurymedia.com @JackMcCaffery on Twitter |

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    McCaffery: Howard owes it to Phillies to accept platoon role

    There were two reasons why the Phillies committed $125,000,000 to Ryan Howard at the age of 30. One was that he’d just produced 45 home runs and 141 RBIs for a pennant-winning team. The other, the most important one, the one that made it all reasonable despite all the zeroes and commas, was that no matter what would happen from there, he could be trusted as a franchise ally.

    By Jack McCaffery jmccaffery@21st-centurymedia.com @JackMcCaffery on Twitter |

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    Courtney Smith, 2014 Unionville grad, runs second fastest time in Harvard history

    Courtney Smith, a 2014 graduate of Unionville High School, ran the second fastest time in Harvard University’s history for the 5K at a track meet at the University of Washington on Feb. 13. The time is the eighth fastest in the country for D1 athletes and the fourth fastest ever recorded in the Ivy League.

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    Rogers family, owners of Grandview Speedway, injured in car crash in Daytona Beach

    Bruce and Teresa Rogers, operators of Grandview Speedway, continue their recovery from injuries sustained in a vehicular accident last week in Daytona Beach, Fla.

    By Jeff Stover jstover@21st-centurymedia.com @MercuryXStover on Twitter |

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    McCaffery: For Openers, Phils’ gloves will be mightier than their bats

    PHILADELPHIA >> From the manager to the general manager to the personnel development director to the players themselves, the Phillies expect a volatile couple of months in Clearwater.

    By Jack McCaffery jmccaffery@21st-centurymedia.com @JackMcCaffery on Twitter |

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