Coatesville ends skid against Downingtown East, 65-48

Young Cougars can’t stay with powerful Raiders By Drew Diehl, Correspondent, The Times UWCHLAN — After back-to-back losses to Chester High School and Reading High School, the Coatesville Red Raiders (2-2, 1-0 Ches Mont National) responded in a big way on Thursday night with a 65-48 victory over Ches Mont foe Downingtown East (2-1, 0-1 Ches Mont National). “I just told them to keep their heads...

Young Coatesville team dominates Bartram 72-40

Fastbreak, defense, post play allow Coatesville to pull away in second half By Kyle Carrozza, Staff Writer, The Times John Lott puts in a layup. Though Coatesville is inexperienced in the backcourt, the guards were key in fastbreak points. CALN – Coatesville fans got a preview of the boys basketball team’s uptempo offense on Friday night in a 72-40 victory over Bartram on Friday night — winning...

Moore introduced as a new CASH boys basketball coach

Takes over Red Raiders after playing, coach at Plymouth-Whitemarsh By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times CALN — A new era of basketball was ushered in for Coatesville Area High School as the school introduced Chuck Moore as its new boys varsity coach, Wednesday. Moore, who replaces Rick Nelms, was introduced to the media and school community by Coatesville Area School District Superintendent of Schools...

Coatesville batters Upper Darby, 76-43

Red Raiders set to enter state playoffs with momentum By Kyle Carrozza, Staff Writer, The Times Coatesville’s Jaquan Hollingshed tips a rebound back in for two, en route to the Red Raiders’ 76-43 win, Friday night over Upper Darby. Though Coatesville did not miss many shots Friday night, they did well on the offensive boards when they did. DREXEL HILL – Sports are a proving ground, a...

Coatesville advances in states, 65-57

Knocks off Hatboro-Horsham, but tough contest against Lower Merion looms By Kyle Carrozza, Staff Writer, The Times Coatesville’s Jaquan Hollingshed attempts a shot from below the basket. Hollingshed was a force in the paint, grabbing boards, scoring, and opening up opportunities for his teammates, as the Red Raiders won a 65-57 decision, Tuesday. HORSHAM – Winning games—especially playoff...

Coatesville dominates Holy Ghost, 63-33

Red Raiders have easy route to fifth straight win Kyle Carrozza, Staff Writer, The Times Coatesville Area High School’s Tyler Burke attacks the bucket from the low post. Burke’s strength drew the defense’s attention and opened up his teammates, helping the Red Raiders coast to an easy 63-33 win over Holy Ghost Prep. CALN – In some games, one team is flat out better than the other. Coatesville...

Coatesville dominates Rustin, 80-61

Red Raiders back to .500 after strong home win By Kyle Corrazza, Staff Writer, The Times Senior Dre Boggs pulls up in the first quarter of Saturday’s Coatesville-West Chester Rustin game. Early in the game, Coatesville struggled to move the ball quickly enough to create many open shots. CALN –In sports, and maybe life, it’s not how you start, but how you finish that tells the tale. Physical...

Connolly drops 30, Red Raiders into consolation round

Souderton senior has career night at Coatesville’s expense  By Dave Conard Sports Editor, CoatevilleTimes.com It was one of those night's for coach Smith and his Coatesville squad COATESVILLE—In preparing for their District One class AAAA match up with Souderton, the Red Raiders may have overlooked one detail when analyzing the Indians attack, how to account for 6’ 5” senior Ryan Connolly. Connolly...

“Ladder boys” lift Coatesville to win over Penn Wood, claim state berth

Red Raiders junior Emmett Hunt bombs lead way to the state tourney with win over Patriots  By Dave Conard  Sports Editor, CoatesvilleTimes.com Coatesville junior Emmett Hunt hits one of his (3) three pointers as he led the Red Raiders to a district win. COATESVILLE—Every team has them, you know, those guys that bust it everyday in practice, never complain about playing and no matter what happens...

Red Raiders remain perfect in league play with win over Eagles

Coatesville throws down the gauntlet in league play as Miller drops 27. By Dave Conard Sports Editor, CoatesvilleTimes.com Tymeir Miller has led the Red Raiders on more than one occaion this season and dropped 27 on the Eagles. DOWNINGTOWN–Coatesville head coach Tim Smith has had his story all year and he is stickin’ to it. Basketball is a team game. Smith’s diligence and practice routine...