W.C. Rustin starts season off with win over rival East

WEST GOSHEN — Tommy Sloan’s short-handed goal with less than a minute left in the second period ended up being the game winner for West Chester Rustin in a 5-3 victory over West Chester East at Ice Line Friday night. Though three more goals were scored in the final period, it was Sloan’s late tally that…

Mourar line dominates in big win over Great Valley

WEST GOSHEN — Hat tricks by Austin Mourar and Tyler Skomsky propelled Owen J. Roberts’ hockey team to a dominating 11-1 over Great Valley at Ice Line on Friday night. In addition to their six goals, Mourar added two assists and Skomsky one. “We just try to move the puck and put it in the back…

ChesCo Hockey: Week 4

CENTRAL Week’s Record: 1-0-0 Overall Record: 1-0-0 Conference Placement: 1st (NR) Week in Review: Conestoga won, 4-1, over Boyertown on Oct. 24. Player of the Week: F Graham Carpenter – 2 goals in one game. Upcoming Week: Oct. 31 against Ridley, Nov. 4 against Perkiomen Valley. PIONEER BOYERTOWN Week’s Record: 0-1-0 Overall Record: 0-1-0 Conference…

ChesCo Hockey: Week 3

GIRLS VARSITY Week’s Record: 0-1-0 Overall Record: 1-1-0* (missing game data) Conference Placement: 7th⇓ Week in Review: Avon Grove lost, 10-1, to West Chester East on Oct. 21. Player of the Week: D Kirsten Vetland – 1 goal in one game. Upcoming Week: No games. Avon Grove plays again Oct. 30. Week’s Record: N/A Overall…

ChesCo Hockey: Week 2

GIRLS VARSITY   Week’s Record: 1-0-0 Overall Record: 1-0-0* (missing game data) Conference Placement: 4th⇑ Week in Review: Avon Grove won, 4-3, over Lansdale Catholic on Oct. 13. Player of the Week: D Kirsten Vetland – 3 goals in one game. Upcoming Week: Oct. 21 at West Chester East. Week’s Record: 1-0-0 Overall Record: 1-1-0…

ChesCo Hockey: Week 1

GIRLS VARSITY Week’s Record: N/A Overall Record: N/A Conference Placement: 7th Week in Review: No game data for Avon Grove‘s game against West Chester Bayard Rustin on Oct. 7. Player of the Week: N/A Upcoming Week: Oct. 13 at Lansdale Catholic. Week’s Record: 0-1-0 Overall Record: 0-1-0 Conference Placement: 4th Week in Review: Bishop Shanahan lost,…

2015-16 Winter All-Area: Girls ice hockey

FIRST TEAM Forwards Kaelen Speck, So., Unionville: It was a highlight year for Speck in her first season with Unionville. She finished fifth overall among Girls Varsity forwards in the ICSHL with 46 points in 15 games and was second on her team in the same category. Speck even had a hat trick in her…

2015-16 Winter All-Area: Boys ice hockey

FIRST TEAM Forwards Brett Christie, Sr., West Chester Rustin: Christie has always been able to make a name for himself on Rustin and his senior year was no different. Though he played in just 15 games this season, Christie still led his team in points (32) and goals (18). Once again, his play was elevated…

La Salle routs Cathedral Prep for title

STATE COLLEGE — The seniors on the La Salle hockey team finally got redemption for their lost championships. In 2014 and 2013, La Salle made it to the Pennsylvania State High School Hockey AAA Championships, but lost to Peters Township and North Allegheny. This time, however, La Salle didn’t just win that coveted state title,…

W.C. Rustin looks to three-peat at states

STATE COLLEGE — After two successful seasons coming to Penn State’s Pegula Ice Arena, West Chester Rustin finds itself returning to Happy Valley to go for three. Three consecutive Pennsylvania High School Hockey A Championships, that is. Rustin won the title in 2014 over Quaker Valley, in 2015 over Mars and now, the Golden Knights…

D-East, Unionville to meet for title

WEST GOSHEN — It didn’t matter if the Downingtown East girls hockey team played Tuesday or Wednesday night — the Cougars were ready to play in the Flyers Cup tournament. After two teams withdrew from the tournament, D-East automatically advanced to the semifinals round against second-seeded West Chester East on Wednesday night. Despite a back-and-forth…

W.C. Rustin captures third Flyers Cup title

WEST GOSHEN — Maybe it’s just coincidental that every other year since 2012, West Chester Rustin has faced Springfield (Delco) in the Flyers Cup A championship game. But maybe it’s almost destiny that in all three of those games in 2012, 2014 and now 2016, Rustin has won to reach the state championship with a…