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Whippets come up short in back-and-forth slugfest

This article can be found published on PA Prep Live’s (part of Daily Local News) website. DOWNINGTOWN — In a game full of lead changes, Downingtown West needed its players to buckle down and grind out a win over New Jersey’s Wayne Valley Friday night at Kottmeyer Stadium. Unfortunately, some mistakes cost the Whippets a chance […]

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NFL prospect visits St. Max’s

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WESTTOWN — Carl Nassib has never let anyone knock him down or take away his dreams. When Nassib told one of his coaches he wanted to play in the NFL one day,  the coach kicked him out of his office. “It didn’t deter […]

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Stetson student an inspiration on the gridiron

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — Gaven Toney isn’t looking to be an inspiration. He just wants to be a kid. The Stetson Middle School seventh grader is playing football for the first time in his life and is turning heads doing it, but not for […]

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Family Lives On providing help for children

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. One in 20 children experience the death of a parent before the age of 16. In a bigger picture, that is 2.3 million children currently grieving the loss of a mother or father in the United States. Though nothing will ever replace the […]

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Former Eagle joins Henderson student in inspirational program

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website and the Delaware County Daily Times‘ website. WEST CHESTER — If there was one message West Chester Henderson High School students could take away from Friday’s assembly, it was that no matter the obstacle standing in your way, you have the power to […]

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Football: Coatesville clinches National Division title

This article can be found published in the Oct. 25, 2014, edition of the Daily Local News. WEST GOSHEN — Matt Ortega’s smile could be seen across the football field as players from the Coatesville football team lifted their head coach on their shoulders to celebrate winning the National Division title after a 34-14 victory […]

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Football: Sun Valley can’t slow down Rustin in setback

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. ASTON — West Chester Rustin may have been without one of its best running backs, but it didn’t slow the Golden Knights down one bit as they piled on the touchdowns for a 42-6 win over Sun Valley Friday night. In the absence […]

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Football: Gordon, Sun Valley overpowers Kennett

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website and the Southern Chester County Weeklies‘ website. ASTON — It was the Kijana Gordon and the offensive line show for Sun Valley as they racked up 353 yards — all on the ground — to come out on top in a shootout against […]

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Football: Red Raiders roll past Avon Grove

This article can be found published on the Southern Chester County Weeklies‘ website. WEST GROVE — Coatesville just needed the opening kickoff of the game to show Avon Grove it wasn’t ready to relinquish its undefeated football season Friday night. Senior Ahkeema Evans started the game with a 90-yard kickoff return to put Coatesville up […]

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Football: Great Valley grinds out win over Avon Grove

This article can be found published on the Southern Chester County Weeklies‘ website. WEST GROVE – Possession is nine-tenths of the law and Great Valley (2-0) showed that against Avon Grove Friday night as they denied the Red Devils from holding onto the ball for long and came away with a 42-13 victory. Senior quarterback Zach […]

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Football: Octorara gives up 22 points in fourth in loss to Fleetwood

This article can be found published in the Daily Local News‘ website. ATGLEN – The Octorara Braves (0-1) were hoping to change the fortunes of recent years and start the season off with a win, but early mistakes cost them that chance as they fell to Fleetwood, 42-31, though it wasn’t without a lot of […]

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Football: Rustin clinches division title

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WESTTOWN — It was the Dave Fithian and defense show for West Chester Rustin as they reclaimed the Ches-Mont League American Division crown by thumping Kennett, 39-0, on Friday. The win extended Rustin’s perfect season to 9-0 and its 5-0 division gave them its […]

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Football: Kennett overcomes slow start to top Octorara

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. KENNETT SQUARE – He may only be a sophomore, but Kennett‘s Nick Dunlevy sure doesn’t play like one. The quarterback not only threw for 125 yards, but he also led both teams with 136 rushing yards in the Blue Demons’ 32-20 Ches-Mont League American […]

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Football: Penalties mar Unionville’s shutout over Octorara

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website and featured on ParkesburgToday. ATGLEN — It should have been a happy game for Unionville, securing its sixth win of the season, but a fourth quarter full of penalties from both teams marred any such joy. Instead, the 28-0 Ches-Mont League American Division shutout […]

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Football: Oxford recovers from mistakes to outlast Octorara

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. ATGLEN — Octorara High School, still looking for its first win of the season, made a mistake with 2:37 left in the game which arguably cost them the chance at that elusive ‘ W’ Friday night. On a fouth-and-1 at their own 29 […]

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Pottsville beats Twin Valley 30-16

This article can be found published on the Reading Eagle‘s website. At Twin Valley, Pottsville finished the season on a high note with a Berks Football League Section 1 victory. Pottsville head coach Kevin Keating credited the victory to his team finishing drives, which is what he had been pushing for all season. All four […]

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Berks Catholic routs Kutztown

This article can be found published on the Reading Eagle‘s website. Berks Catholic made a statement right from the start and ran all over visiting Kutztown, winning 55-15 Friday night in a Berks Football League Section 2 game. Chris Warren followed his 70-yard touchdown return of the opening kickoff with an 80-yard scoring run on […]

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Exeter beats Twin Valley 40-18

This article can be found published on the Reading Eagle‘s website. Exeter 40, Twin Valley 18 At Twin Valley, lightning provided the spark which ignited senior running back Matt Connelly to 138 yards and four touchdowns as Exeter (3-2, 5-3) beat Twin Valley (0-5, 0-8). It was a slow start to the game, but after […]

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Berks Catholic beats Hamburg with big plays to stay unbeaten

This article can be found published on the Reading Eagle‘s website. Berks Catholic entered Saturday’s game against Hamburg unbeaten and gave an early look why with a 78-yard touchdown return by Chris Warren on the opening kickoff. But it was the offense that really impressed in a 35-7 Berks Football League Section 2 victory. “We […]

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Myers helps Blazers earn first win of season

This article can be found published on the Reading Eagle‘s website. It was a long time coming for Daniel Boone as the Blazers finally secured their first win of the season, beating winless Twin Valley 26-0 in a Berks Football League Section One game Friday night at Twin Valley. It was an all-around strong effort […]

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Reading rolls over Raiders

This article can be found published on the Reading Eagle‘s website. An early fumble by Reading High could have set a bad tone for the visiting Red Knights, but they were able to put it behind them and beat Twin Valley 52-16 in a Berks Football League Section 1 game Friday night. Sophomore quarterback Sterling […]

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Boyertown routed by Pottsgrove

This article can be found published on the Reading Eagle‘s website. Pottsgrove 56, Boyertown 6 At Pottsgrove, from the opening kickoff to the last 3.6 seconds, it was nothing but Pottsgrove as it romped over Boyertown in the PAC-10. Boyertown could not find a chink in Pottsgrove’s armor as the Bears were held to only […]

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