SCH girls ride first-half goal to edge GA

Sports | October 23rd, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher On its home field last Tuesday, Springside Chestnut Hill was able to avenge an earlier Inter-Ac League loss to Germantown Academy in a hard-fought defensive battle. A header by sophomore Maddie Miebish at the end of the first half gave the host Blue Devils a 1-0 edge over visiting GA, but in […]

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Mount runners repeat as number four in AACA

Sports | October 23rd, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher At the Athletic Association of Catholic Academies cross country championships last week, Mount St. Joseph Academy duplicated its fourth-place finish from 2016. Junior Megan Ciasullo was the first member of the Magic to finish, placing seventh overall in 20 minutes, 46 seconds at Tyler State Park in Bucks County. The other four […]

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PC brothers are individual Inter-Ac golf champs

Sports | October 23rd, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher At the Inter-Ac League’s Bert Linton Individual Golf Championships last Thursday, it was a case of familial déjà vu for event host Penn Charter. On the Quakers’ home course at the Huntingdon Valley Country Club, freshman Patrick Isztwan won the 2017 league crown with a five-over-par score of 75 (37 out/38 in). […]

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PC and SCH boys battle to soccer stalemate

Sports | October 23rd, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher After each team scored within the first 11 minutes of last Friday’s Inter-Ac soccer match, spectators from Springside Chestnut Hill Academy and visiting Penn Charter may have felt they were going to witness a high-scoring shoot-out. After that, though, the only numbers that changed on the electronic scoreboard were the ones on […]

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Norwood soccer wins regular-season title

Sports | October 23rd, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Last Wednesday on its home field at the Water Tower Recreation Center, Norwood Fontbonne Academy’s soccer team clinched the regular-season title in the Catholic Academies League. The outcome was a 0-0 tie against visiting league member Devon Prep, but that was enough to secure first place for the host Bears heading into […]

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Mount tennis wins third straight league championship

Sports | October 22nd, 2017 | Leave a comment

Mount St. Joseph Academy tennis players celebrate while displaying the three league championship trophies the team has won in the last three seasons. Clinching the 2017 crown with one match still to play, the Magic followed through to finish 14-0 in the Athletic Association of Catholic Academies, while also winning a non-league contest against Souderton […]

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GA Patriots host fifth Inter-Ac golf outing

Sports | October 16th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The fifth of the Inter-Ac League’s six regular-season tournament-style golf outings occurred last Wednesday afternoon at Bluestone Country Club, which is located in Blue Bell and was known as Meadowlands Country Club until 2016. Located nearby, Germantown Academy was the host school for this event, but it was teams from the other […]

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Edelson’s stick sends SCH past PC, 3-0

Sports | October 16th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher In an Inter-Ac League field hockey game late last week, the team that came out on the short end could claim it had suffered a bad luck loss due to the fact that it was Friday the 13th. When the contest at Penn Charter was over, you could suggest that the visiting […]

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Mount volleyball hangs in with league leader

Sports | October 16th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher In a gritty Catholic Academies volleyball battle in which the loser in each set scored no fewer than 20 points, host Mount St. Joseph Academy eventually succumbed to AACA leader Merion Mercy by a 3-1 count last Thursday evening. After Merion took an early lead, the Magic tied the bout at 1-1, […]

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PC boys get past SCH in cross country

Sports | October 16th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The boys’ cross country teams from visiting Penn Charter and host Springside Chestnut Hill Academy were both looking for their first Inter-Ac League dual meet victory when they met last Tuesday afternoon. With each team’s five scorers placing among the top 10 finishers overall, the Quakers won a close one over the […]

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