Honorees named for CAHS Sports Hall of Fame

The 1975 Coatesville Area High School softball team is among the honorees in this year’s class of the Coatesville Area High School Sports Hall of Fame. The Coatesville Hall of Fame will induct nine new members during its annual dinner on Saturday, October 15, at the Coatesville Country Club. Beside the individual inductees, members of the 1975 girls softball team, state runner-up, will be acknowledged...

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 at...

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 —...

Ex-Coatesville ball player finds summer home with seniors

Blue Sox catcher Jake Kennedy is right at home at senior living community BUTLER – Coatesville native Jake Kennedy and his Shippensburg University teammate Dalton Hoiles are more accustomed to hitting fastballs or chasing down fly balls than playing bingo. The two Butler BlueSox players recently learned the finer points of Bingo during a game with their fellow residents at Newhaven Court at Clearview,...

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 for...

Matz earns Foxcroft’s Athlete of The Week

Lucy Matz MIDDLEBURG, Va.—Foxcroft School’s leading scorer, UVA-bound Alex Grace was out with a knee injury so lacrosse coach Patrick Finn needed someone to step up and help fill the void against a talented John Paul the Great team last Wednesday in Dumfries, VA. Lucy Matz, a senior from Coatesville, known for her riding prowess as much as her field sport talent, answered the call with the best...

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 Convention...

Brandywine Roller Derby opens season March 12

CALN — World class Roller Derby is alive and well in Chester County Brandywine Roller Derby is kicking off the 2016 season with a name change and an exciting home opener against the Ithaca League of Women Skaters, March 12. After five years as the Brandywine Roller Girls, the league decided to replace “Girls” with “Derby” in order to better encompass all of the individuals who make BRD a...