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After earning Mercury All-Area honorable mention honors in 2013, Spring-Ford field hockey goalkeeper Dante Vagnoni was poised to replicate the same success in 2014.

Now, Vagnoni, a senior and brother of Simone Vagnoni who plays field hockey at Michigan State, is on the outside looking in as the new PIAA gender rule, which makes it nearly impossible for boys to play on girls' teams, has forced him off the Rams roster.

Thu, 04 Sep 2014 10:28:13 -0400 2014-09-04T10:28:13-04:00 2014-09-04T10:28:14-04:00
<![CDATA[Labor Day golf in Limerick to benefit Royersford charity]]> Designing 4 Hope, a charitable organization based in Royersford, will benefit from golf played all day at Limerick Golf Club on Labor Day. All golfers will enjoy 18 holes of golf for just $20.14, including discounts on food and beer.

Designing 4 Hope is a charity dedicated to helping critically ill children and their families by giving them dream bedroom makeovers.

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:28:28 -0400 2014-08-22T12:28:28-04:00 2014-08-22T12:28:31-04:00
<![CDATA[Tennis coaching legend Leo Scoda steps down after 51 years at Phoenixville]]>

PHOENIXVILLE - Leo Scoda has decided the time is right to step aside now.

The man who built Phoenixville Area High School boys tennis into a dynasty in the old Ches-Mont League and continued on in the Pioneer Athletic Conference has submitted his retirement letter after 51 years at the helm of the Phantoms.

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:56:57 -0400 2014-08-19T14:56:57-04:00 2014-08-19T14:57:00-04:00
<![CDATA[Kelly Chevrolet to sponsor Phoenixville Area Soccer Club season]]> In the spirit of community collaboration and teamwork taught through youth sports, Kelly Chevrolet, Inc. is supporting Phoenixville Area Soccer Club through the Chevrolet Youth Soccer Program. This sponsorship will include both monetary and equipment donations during the 2014 youth soccer season.

Chevrolet Youth Soccer is a grassroots initiative that establishes a positive relationship between local dealers and the communities they serve.

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:11:29 -0400 2014-08-18T16:11:29-04:00 2014-08-18T16:11:31-04:00
<![CDATA[Brandywine Roller Girls earn first playoff bid, aim to impress]]> The Brandywine Roller Girls may be the new kids on the block in the national roller derby circuit, but they've already proven that they're a serious contender.

It's the Chester County-based organization's first year as a member of the Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA), the sport's international governing body and membership organization, and the Roller Girls' top squad, the Belligerents, has already earned its first playoff bid.

Fri, 08 Aug 2014 21:00:23 -0400 2014-08-08T21:00:23-04:00 2014-08-08T21:00:26-04:00