Stories By Owen McCue
Girls Soccer/ 2 years ago
Mercury Soccer Roundup (Sept. 8): Lanzisera guides shorthanded Spring-Ford to win
GIRLS SOCCER PAC Spring-Ford 2, Boyertown 1 Highlights: Claire Lanzisera led a 10-man Rams squad with two goals in the final...
Methacton/ 2 years ago
District 1-3A: Weber spearheads Methacton’s second-half charge over Phoenixville
FAIRVIEW VILLAGE >> What looked like a close game, suddenly was not. Methacton senior Jayme Weber had a lot to do...
New School Approach: Student-athletes navigate unusual school life amid pandemic play
There was no traditional student-athlete experience in the Mercury-area this fall. Like seemingly everything during the COVID-19 pandemic, there was nothing...
Hill School, Perkiomen School return to fall competition
Two local prep schools are joining many of the other local high school athletics programs in beginning fall competition. The Hill...
West-Mont Christian/ 3 years ago
Mercury Roundup (Oct. 9): OJR explodes in second half to beat Boyertown
After a quiet offensive start, the OJR field hockey team broke out in a big way during the second half of...
Phoenixville begins practice, recommends return to fall sports to school board
Another Pioneer Athletic Conference school is preparing to make a full return to fall sports. In a letter sent Monday, Phoenixville...
Chester County athletes, parents hold ‘Let Us Play’ rally outside health department
With many of their seasons cancelled, suspended, postponed or in doubt, Chester County student-athletes and parents and others from around the...
As traditional fall sports start approaches, adjustments, uncertainty abound
Ethan Kohler can’t help but think about what he and his teammates would normally be doing this time of year. If...
Pottstown, Norristown, Phoenixville athletes ‘disappointed’ by cancelled seasons
Pottstown senior football players Jahzeel Watson and Sincere Strimpel tried to stay optimistic as they went through voluntary workouts this summer,...
Mercury-area players, coaches, admins riding ‘roller coaster’ of fall sports decision-making process
Just as some clarity began to form on the status of high school sports in Pennsylvania and the Mercury area this...