SCH lax starts strong, survives Charter rally

Sports | April 17th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The stickmen of Springside Chestnut Hill Academy went into Easter weekend with a 2-0 record in Inter-Ac League lacrosse after pulling out an 8-7 victory over host Penn Charter last Wednesday afternoon. SCH scored the lone goal of the first quarter and then led 4-1 at halftime before Charter jumped right back […]

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New A.D. arriving, former coach honored

Sports | April 17th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher For the first time in more than 20 years, Germantown Academy has announced the appointment of a new Director of Athletics, while former Mount St. Joseph Academy basketball coach John Miller, a well-known figure in the Philadelphia hoops community, has received hall of fame honors. At the end of the winter sports […]

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Singles strength helps GFS tennis top SCH

Sports | April 17th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher With suitable tennis weather finally arriving last week after many postponements and cancellations for area teams at the start of the season, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy paid a visit to Germantown Friends for a non-league bout last Thursday afternoon. It was played according to the Friends Schools League format of the host […]

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CHC men chasten St. Thomas Aquinas, 17-4

Sports | April 17th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher In front of a holiday weekend crowd, the men of Chestnut Hill College extended their current lacrosse win streak to four games as they overwhelmed visiting St. Thomas Aquinas College last Saturday, 17-4. The East Coast Conference victory raised the Griffins’ conference mark to 5-1 and upped their overall record to 7-3. […]

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SCH avenges 2016 softball playoff loss at PC

Sports | April 10th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Last Wednesday’s Inter-Ac League softball opener at Penn Charter pitted the Quakers against the team they’d defeated for the Pennsylvania Independent Schools championship late last May. In that contest, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy had staged a late rally, but fell short, 3-4, and PC repeated as champion after having won the league […]

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SCH stickmen fight off Raiders with OT goal

Sports | April 10th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher   In Springside Chestnut Hill Academy’s first game back from spring break, senior Jack Lamb and junior Mac McLaughlin used a variation of the old high-low basketball play to have McLaughlin score two critical goals, the first sending SCH into overtime against visiting Hun School last Tuesday, and the second securing an […]

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SCH running coach Hines in Hall of Fame

Sports | April 10th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Paul Hines, who has taught and coached track and field and cross country at Chestnut Hill Academy and then Springside Chestnut Hill Academy since 1981, was recently inducted into the City All Star Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame. Hines led teams at the old CHA to Inter-Ac League championships […]

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Area girls find Schuylkill feisty once more

Sports | April 10th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher   For the second weekend in a row, a very rainy day late in the week caused the cancellation of events involving the youngest rowers in the smallest watercraft as area girls’ crews headed to the river last Sunday morning for the fourth Manny Flick/Horvat regatta. With high water volume and a […]

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Late rally carries GA lacrosse past Baldwin

Sports | April 10th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher At this early juncture, Agnes Irwin and Episcopal Academy are battling for lacrosse supremacy in the Inter-Ac League (EA just beat the Owls in overtime), while Notre Dame may be carving out its own niche as best-of-the-rest. In games played among the other four league schools, the possibility of a tooth-and-nail tussle […]

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Chestnut Hill racquetmen dispatch Post, 7-2

Sports | April 10th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The Post University Eagles arrived at Chestnut Hill College last Saturday as the top-ranked tennis team in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference, sporting a 3-0 record. The host Griffins were number two, but that was only because they’d played fewer CACC matches, winning their opener against Bloomfield College the previous weekend, 9-0. […]

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