RSS Feed from The Southern Chester County Weeklies: The latest news from The Southern Chester County Weeklies: website: all stories The Southern Chester County Weeklies Sat, 01 Nov 2014 08:28:01 -0400 60 <![CDATA[Boys Soccer: Top-seeded Unionville upended in semifinal]]> Souderton >> Thursday night's District 1 Class AAA boys soccer semifinal between top-seeded Unionville and No. 4 Central Bucks East appeared to be close in the beginning. However, that all changed when the Patriots' Evan Vare exploded for four goals in the second half, en route to a 4-1 upset over the Indians at Souderton High School Oct.

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:44:25 -0400 2014-10-31T16:44:25-04:00 2014-10-31T16:44:26-04:00
<![CDATA[Field Hockey: Freshman puts Unionville in district final]]> WEST CHESTER >> The seniors on Unionville's field hockey team know what it's like to play in a District 1 final. Unfortunately, they don't yet know the feeling of winning one, having fallen in the championship game twice when they were freshmen and sophomores.

But, thanks in large part of the efforts of a freshman superstar, the seniors will get one last crack at a title.

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:43:21 -0400 2014-10-31T16:43:21-04:00 2014-10-31T16:43:24-04:00
<![CDATA[Ice Hockey: Unionville opens season with win over Henderson]]> WEST GOSHEN >> If you like goals and chippy hockey, then the season opener between Unionville and West Chester Henderson was your game Monday night.

The game was intense, with a goal being scored within the first 45 seconds, and it never let up from there as Unionville (1-0) came away with a 6-5 victory.

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:16:18 -0400 2014-10-28T11:16:18-04:00 2014-10-28T11:16:22-04:00
<![CDATA[Boys soccer: Roberts' header lifts W.C. Henderson past Kennett in overtime]]> WEST CHESTER >> Zach Roberts couldn't describe the feeling once he was getting trampled by his West Chester Henderson teammates.

All he knew was the Warriors won a huge district playoff game against a Ches-Mont foe.

"It's awesome right now," Roberts said. "Once I turned my back after the goal, I knew I was getting dog-piled.

Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:30:09 -0400 2014-10-27T10:30:09-04:00 2014-10-27T10:30:12-04:00
<![CDATA[Oxford inducts 6 new athletes]]> EAST NOTTINGHAM >> After 14 years of seeking out some of its finest athletes from the past, Oxford High School hasn't run out of champions.

At the annual Sports Wall of Fame Induction, six graduates who achieved amazing feats during and after high school were honored with a ceremony and cake reception on Monday at the school cafeteria and auditorium.

Sun, 26 Oct 2014 16:55:31 -0400 2014-10-26T16:55:31-04:00 2014-10-26T16:55:40-04:00
<![CDATA[Football: Drought ends: Great Valley finally defeats Unionville]]> EAST MARLBOROUGH >> Ryan Buchholz knew Great Valley haven't defeated Unionville in a long time.

The smile on his face after the game backed up that claim. That smile was reflected on all 27 seniors on the Patriots roster.

"Eighth grade was the last time we beat them (Unionville)," Buchholz said.

Sun, 26 Oct 2014 16:51:04 -0400 2014-10-26T16:51:04-04:00 2014-10-26T16:51:06-04:00
<![CDATA[Football: Henderson regains confidence with convincing win]]> WEST CHESTER >> Following a tough loss to undefeated Coatesville last week, West Chester Henderson's football team looked to regain confidence against a winless Avon Grove.

Henderson defeated Avon Grove 41-14 in their Ches-Mont League National Division game Oct. 24 at J. Oscar Dicks Stadium.

Sun, 26 Oct 2014 16:50:15 -0400 2014-10-26T16:50:15-04:00 2014-10-26T16:50:19-04:00
<![CDATA[Football: Loper sets rushing mark as Rustin rolls]]> KENNETT SQUARE >> Terry Loper shattered a big-time school record previously held by West Chester Rustin football royalty on Oct. 24 as the Golden Knights ran roughshod through overmatched Kennett.

Loper and teammate Mike McKnight combined to score six touchdowns and roll up 242 rushing yards while leading Rustin past the host Blue Demons, 48-6.

Sun, 26 Oct 2014 16:49:19 -0400 2014-10-26T16:49:19-04:00 2014-10-26T16:50:05-04:00
<![CDATA[Girls volleyball: Downingtown West reaches district quarterfinals for first time]]> Caln >> "That has got to be the biggest win for our program."

Those were the words of Downingtown West head coach Dave Parrish after a thrilling five-set District 1 Class AAA playoff game against Unionville.

West (11-2) were able to punch their ticket to the quarterfinals for the first time in program history, but the win was not easy by any stretch of the imagination.

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:30:14 -0400 2014-10-24T15:30:14-04:00 2014-10-24T15:30:16-04:00
<![CDATA[Girls Volleyball: Unionville turns tables on Avon Grove]]> East Marlborough >> Last year Unionville's volleyball team saw their season come to an end when they were defeated by Avon Grove. On Tuesday night, the ninth seeded Indians returned the favor to the No. 24 Red Devils, defeating them by scores of 25-21, 25-17, 23-25, 25-22 in the first round of the District 1 Class AAA playoffs.

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:52:31 -0400 2014-10-23T16:52:31-04:00 2014-10-23T16:52:58-04:00
<![CDATA[FIELD HOCKEY: Gould's heroics lift Avon Grove over Methacton in District 1 Class AAA opener]]> Linfield >> Three new starters on the backline and a forward line that needed to replace a slew of graduated goal scorers.

Dealbreaker for the 2014 field hockey season for Avon Grove?

Nope, not even close.

With Avon Grove facing elimination in the first round of the District 1 Class AAA playoffs for the third-straight year, Mary Gould took her turn to play hero, netting the game-winner on a beautifully executed penalty corner with four minutes remaining in the first overtime period to lift the Red Devils over No.

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:15:27 -0400 2014-10-23T16:15:27-04:00 2014-10-23T16:15:29-04:00
<![CDATA[Football: Lincoln shaded late by ECSU]]> LOWER OXFORD >> It wasn't have been the prettiest game of football when Lincoln hosted Elizabeth City State for homecoming Saturday. Both teams tended to hurt themselves with mistakes. But in the end, the only thing that really matters is who has the most points on the scoreboard.

Petey Boone bulled his way into the end zone from two-yards out with 5:31 to play to give the Vikings a 27-26 victory.

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:57:45 -0400 2014-10-22T13:57:45-04:00 2014-10-22T13:57:48-04:00
<![CDATA[Football: Oxford flies past Avon Grove]]> OXFORD >> On Friday night, the Oxford offense put on a show for the home fans, defeating Avon Grove 38-28 in a non-league contest.

The Hornets' air attack was close to unstoppable. Quarterback Dan Green threw for 289 yards and three touchdowns -- two of them going to star wide receiver Ryan Hubley -- who had 139 yards on 13 catches.

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:52:34 -0400 2014-10-22T13:52:34-04:00 2014-10-22T13:52:56-04:00
<![CDATA[Girls Volleyball: Unionville gives Conti-D'Antonio 500th win]]> EAST MARLBOROUGH >> The Unionville volleyball team had lots to celebrate on Wednesday, senior night, a division title, but the biggest thrill was for the man in charge.

Head coach Rob Conti-D'Antonio registered his 500th career win in his 31-year career as the Indians finished the regular season with a 3-0 victory over Avon Grove, 25-17, 25-18, 25-10, in Ches-Mont League American Division play.

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:18:58 -0400 2014-10-16T15:18:58-04:00 2014-10-16T15:19:00-04:00
<![CDATA[Boys Soccer: W.C. Henderson clinches National Division title with convicing win over Oxford]]> WEST CHESTER >> Ellis Vague had a smile on his face moments after West Chester Henderson accomplished one of its goals from the start of the season.

Going into the Warriors' match with Oxford, Vague was aware what his team needed to seal the Ches-Mont National Division title. He wasn't going to let a win over the Hornets slip away.

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:10:31 -0400 2014-10-16T15:10:31-04:00 2014-10-16T15:10:54-04:00