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…

Hargadon’s four goals propel Unionville

WEST GOSHEN — The fourth-seeded Unionville boys ice hockey team knows that if it plays as undisciplined as it did Monday night against No. 5 Downingtown West, it’s season will quickly be coming to an end. Though the Indians came away with a 9-3 win over the Whippets in the opening game of the Ches-Mont…

ChesCo Hockey: Week 18

EPIHA CENTRAL Week’s Record: 1-0-0 Overall Record: 10-7-1 Divisional Placement: Third (same) In Review: Conestoga won, 7-3, over Great Valley on Feb. 17. Player of the Week: D Alex Lee — 5 points (2G, 3A) in one game. Upcoming Week: EPIHA Central playoffs starting Feb. 22. EPIHA CHES-MONT Week’s Record: 1-0-0 Overall Record: 13-2-3 Divisional…

Kennett tops Penncrest in high-scoring game

ASTON — In its last game of the regular season, the Kennett ice hockey team used its game against Penncrest as a tune-up for the ICSHL playofs. The Blue Demons ended up in a high-scoring shooting match with Penncrest, though they came out on top with a 9-6 decision. “I wasn’t expecting a high-scoring game…

ChesCo Hockey: Week 16

EPIHA CENTRAL Week’s Record: 1-1-0 Overall Record: 9-6-1 Divisional Placement: Third (same) In Review: Conestoga lost, 6-2, to Spring-Ford on Feb. 1 and won, 5-4, over Haverford High on Feb. 4. Player of the Week: F Will Delaney — 3 assists in one game. Upcoming Week: Feb. 11 at Ridley. EPIHA CHES-MONT Week’s Record: 2-0-0…

Big second propels Kennett to win

NEWARK, Del. — It’s common in the hockey world to hear that a two-goal lead is sometimes the most dangerous lead in the sport. Delaware’s Appoquinimink learned that lesson after losing its 2-0 lead to Kennett, who went on to win 7-3 Friday night at the Pond. Despite goals from Ryan Schwarz and Nathan Blumberg…

ChesCo Hockey: Week 11

EPIHA CENTRAL Week’s Record: 1-0-0 Overall Record: 6-3-0 Divisional Placement: Fourth (same) In Review: Conestoga won, 8-2, over Marple Newtown on Dec. 22. Player of the Week: F Matt Cameron — 6 points (3G, 3A) in one game. Upcoming Week: No games. Conestoga will play again Jan. 8. EPIHA CHES-MONT Week’s Record: 0-1-0 Overall Record:…

ChesCo Hockey: Week 11

DSHA VARSITY Week’s Record: 1-0-0 Overall Record: 9-1-0 Divisional Placement: Second – Same In Review: Avon Grove won 4-2 over Kennett Jan. 2. Player of the Week: Junior forward George Difrancesco – 3 points (1G, 2A) in one game Upcoming Week: Jan. 9 against Hodgson, Jan. 10 at Oxford Week’s Record: 1-1-0 Overall Record: 6-3-1…

Ice Hockey: Kennett can’t overcome DMA in season opener

By Nico Meola Student reporter for ChesCo Hockey Haven NEWARK, Del. — The puck dropped Friday night at the Pond as the Kennett Blue Demons squared off with the Delaware Military Academy Seahawks. Both teams were coming off strong seasons, as DMA saw many players return from prior years, but Kennett was looking to start…

High school ice hockey preview 2014-15

It’s that time of year when the air turns crisp and the ponds begin to freeze over and the local rinks begin to fill with parents, fans and players as hockey returns to Chester County for the 2014-15 season. This year, the Daily Local News will be bringing more coverage than ever before in the…

Battle between Kennett and Avon Grove ends in tie

NEWARK, Del. – It couldn’t have been a closer battle between two of the top three teams in the Delaware Scholastic Hockey Association boys varsity division Dec. 20. After losing to Avon Grove the week prior, Kennett was looking to exact revenge, but couldn’t quite get it after a fierce back-and-forth battle ended in a…