It is time to try to dial back the anger

We’re deeply thankful that Costello, Meehan and Smucker are OK after DC shooting By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Rep. Ryan Costello (R-6) should have been at his usual perch, at shortstop, next to Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.), Wednesday morning, when a lone gunman opened fire on Republican congressman and staffers Wednesday morning — but he missed his ride by a couple of minutes. The congressmen...

Kennett Old Timers Hall of Fame banquet, Jan. 16

KENNETT — The 36th annual Kennett Old TimersBaseball Hall of Fame Banquet and induction ceremony will be held on Jan. 16 at the Kennett Fire Company Red Clay Room.  The ceremony honors local athletes who haveexcelled in baseball after high school.  Longtime Phillies broadcaster and club ambassador Chris Wheeler will be this year’s guest speaker.  There are eight inductees for2016:  Bill Beirne,...

Coatesville can’t find hits on senior night, giving Shanahan 4-1 win

Red Raiders fail to produce offense against Eagles’ productive small ball By Kyle Carrozza, Staff Writer, The Times Coatesville celebrated senior night on Tuesday with pictures of the seniors along the first base line. CALN – Some nights, especially against lesser opponents, it seems like a team is waiting for the offense to arrive, for the hit that sparks the bats so they can rally past the...

Coatesville dominates Avon Grove in 10-2 road win

Red Raiders cruise on back of Brown’s one-hitter and Kennedy’s four RBI By Kyle Carrozza, Staff Writer, The Times Brian Brown delivers in the third inning. Brown gave gave no quarter to his opponents, allowing only one hit for the game. WEST GROVE – When the Coatesville Area High School baseball team finds its groove, no one in the conference can keep up with it. Such was the case in...

Coatesville finds strong pitching to hold on in 10-8 win

Cummings’s powerful arm shuts down late Conestoga comeback attempt Kyle Carrozza, Staff Writer, The Times Senior Dominick Solomon winds up in Saturday’s game against Conestoga. After starting strong Coatesville’s pitching became inconsistent later in the game. CALN – Junior Aaron Cummings’s strong pitching in the seventh crushed Conestoga’s hopes for a comeback in Coatesville’s...

Red Raiders bunt Lions into submission, end Penncrest season with 11-8 win

Coatesville is one win away from state tourney, advance to district quarter finals By Dave Conard Sports Editor, CoatesvilleTimes.com   Jake Kennedy has been on fire during the post season run, which has Coatesville knocking on the door of states. MEDIA—Red Raiders starting pitcher Justin Moore was sensational through the first six innings on Wednesday’s PIAA Class AAAA District One second...

What can BROWN do for you?

Coatesville sophomore silences Bears bats in 1-0 thriller to advance in District One bracket By Dave Conard Sports Editor, Coatesvilletimes.com   Red Raiders lefthander Brian Brown dazzled as he shut Pac-10 Champs Boyertown BOYERTOWN– Coatesville lefty Brian Brown fanned ten Bears en route to a 1-0 victory that took just one hour and fifteen minutes to play, advancing the Red Raiders into...

Red Raider Report- Student profile on Emmett Hunt

Coatesville junior sets the tone on the field and court   By Dave Conard  Sports Editor, CoatesvilleTimes.com Emmett Hunt is a leader on the grid iron, diamond and hard wood. COATESVILLE—In our new feature at the Coatesville Times, The Red Raider Report, we will be highlighting a worthy student for his/ her accomplishments in the classroom as well as their exploits on an athletic, academic, dramatic...

Local author to sign his Ashburn book

STOTTSVILLE — The historic Stottsville Inn is hosting a book signing with author Bruce Mowday on his latest book “Richie Ashburn … Why The Hall Not? The Amazing Journey To Cooperstown.” The Phillies will be in the playoffs this year attempting to win another World Series and Ashburn was one of the star players of the 1950 Whiz Kids. Ashburn and his teammates played the New York Yankees...