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…

Unionville pulls off crazy comeback

WEST GOSHEN — “Nail-biter,” “thrilling” and “heart-stopping” can’t even describe Unionville hockey’s win over Crestwood in the Flyers Cup A Quarterfinals Monday night. Facing a two-goal deficit with just 5:30 left in the game, Unionville’s big players stepped up when they were needed most, and in a span of just 71 seconds, scored three goals…

D-East hangs on for win over CR South

WEST GOSHEN — It was a nail-biter in the dying minutes of the game between Downingtown East and Council Rock South in the Flyers Cup AA quarterfinals on Friday night, though the Cougars held on for the 3-2 win. Second-seeded D-East had a two-goal lead twice in the game, only to have the seventh seed…

Avon Grove rolls in opener

WEST GOSHEN — Avon Grove’s Cameron Faller didn’t let the fact that he was ill with the flu stop him from backstopping his team in its first Flyers Cup tournament game in years. The sophomore goaltender instead made 10 saves en route to a 10-0 win over 17th-seeded Council Rock North Monday night at Ice…

Rustin repeats as Ches-Mont champions

WEST GOSHEN — West Chester Rustin’s ice hockey team was unable to top West Chester East during the regular season, but the Golden Knights did topple the top-seeded team when it counted most. Rustin, the third seed in the conference playoffs, knocked off East, 2-1, at Ice Line on Thursday to win back-to-back Ches-Mont titles.…

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…

Playoff time for all area leagues

WEST CHESTER — It’s the most exciting time of the hockey year as the postseason is set to get underway Monday night. All the conferences will begin their playoffs Monday, with the Central, Ches-Mont and Philadelphia Catholic League playing their semifinals Wednesday and championships Thursday. The South will have its championship on Wednesday. CENTRAL After…

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…

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…

ChesCo Hockey: Week 15

EPIHA CENTRAL Week’s Record: 1-0-0 Overall Record: 8-5-1 Divisional Placement: Third (up one) In Review: Conestoga at Ridley on Jan. 25 was postponed and Conestoga won, 6-5, over Radnor on Jan. 29. Player of the Week: F Matt Cameron — 5 points (4G, 1A) in one game. Upcoming Week: Feb. 1 against Spring-Ford, Feb. 4…

Abel notches 100th point in Malvern win

WEST GOSHEN — It truly was a special night for Malvern Prep’s Joey Abel. It wasn’t another thrilling game-winning goal in the dying seconds of a game, but instead it was the senior notching his 99th, 100th and 101st points in his high school hockey career. And it all happened on Senior Night. “It feels…

ChesCo Hockey: Week 14

EPIHA CENTRAL Week’s Record: 1-0-0 Overall Record: 7-5-1 Divisional Placement: Fourth (up one) In Review: Conestoga shutout Harriton, 6-0, on Jan. 18 and its game at Haverford High on Jan. 22 was postponed. Player of the Week: G Malcolm Roeder — 17 saves on 17 shots in one game. Upcoming Week: Jan. 25 at Ridley,…

ChesCo Hockey: Week 13

EPIHA CENTRAL Week’s Record: 0-1-1 Overall Record: 6-4-1 Divisional Placement: Fifth (down one) In Review: Conestoga tied with Garnet Valley, 8-8, on Jan. 11 and lost, 6-3, to Strath Haven on Jan. 15. Player of the Week: F Graham Carpenter — 4 points (2G, 2A) in one game. Upcoming Week: Jan. 18 against Harriton, Jan.…

ChesCo Hockey: Week 12

EPIHA CENTRAL Week’s Record: N/A Overall Record: 6-3-0 Divisional Placement: Fourth (same) In Review: No game data available for Conestoga at Boyertown on Jan. 8. Player of the Week: N/A Upcoming Week: Jan. 11 against Garnet Valley, Jan. 15 at Strath Haven. EPIHA CHES-MONT Week’s Record: 1-0-1 Overall Record: 8-2-2 Divisional Placement: Third (same) In…

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 5

EPIHA CENTRAL Week’s Record: 0-1-0 Overall Record: 1-1-0 Divisional Placement: Fifth (down two) In Review: Conestoga lost, 6-4, to Springfield on Nov. 13. Player of the Week: Forward Matt Cameron — 3 points (2G, 1A) in one game. Upcoming Week: Nov. 16 at Harriton, Nov. 20 against Haverford High. EPIHA CHES-MONT Week’s Record: 0-1-0 Overall…