All five Mount eights medal at Stotesbury Regatta

Sports | May 21st, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Accustomed to trailering their boats every time they compete, the Mount St. Joseph Academy crew wasn’t bothered last weekend when the Stotesbury Cup Regatta was relocated to Camden’s Cooper River course. It was only the second time in the long history of the prestigious Stotesbury that it was moved off of the […]

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In PAIS opener, SCH stickwomen avenge losses to PC

Sports | May 21st, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher “It’s tough for one team to beat another three times in a row,” said junior Savannah Sweitzer a few days before her Springside Chestnut Hill Academy lacrosse team had its third go-round this season with the Quakers of Penn Charter. The truth in the old adage was borne out by Sweitzer and […]

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Scullers reach finals, win medals at Stotesbury

Sports | May 21st, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher It was a weird, wet Stotesbury Cup Regatta. None of the iconic landmarks usually taken in by visiting crews at the world’s largest high school regatta were anywhere to be seen last weekend. Reacting to rain that arrived on Tuesday and just wouldn’t leave, the organizers decided that the high swift waters […]

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SCH outlasts GA in girls’ lacrosse, 13-8

Sports | May 21st, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher A regular 50-minute lacrosse match turned into a two-day affair for the girls of host Springside Chestnut Hill Academy and visiting Germantown Academy in the middle of last week. The first round of last week’s heavy weather caused the contest to be discontinued about six minutes into the second half on Tuesday […]

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SCH girls win league track title; PC second, GA third

Sports | May 14th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Back in the 1990’s, the boys’ track team at what is now Springside Chestnut Hill Academy accomplished the rare feat of winning the Inter-Ac League’s championship meet without scoring a single point in the three longest races, the 800, 1600 and 3200 meter events. Last Saturday, the SCH girls’ team followed the […]

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GA elevates to Inter-Ac boys track title

Sports | May 14th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Scoring points in 14 of the 16 events at the Inter-Ac track and field championships last Saturday, the boys of Germantown Academy convincingly clinched the league title which they had last won in 2016. The Patriots posted 127 points to runner-up Malvern Prep’s 109.5, while Haverford School was third with 98 points […]

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Norwood softball stays unbeaten with Waldron win

Sports | May 14th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Last Wednesday Norwood Fontbonne Academy clinched at least a tie for the Girls Catholic Academies League softball championship, ringing up a 10-0 mercy rule victory over visiting Waldron Mercy Academy. Eighth-grade pitcher Katie Convey piled up 10 strike-outs without giving up a walk or a hit as the Bears improved to 4-0 […]

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PC tennis tops GA for third place in league

Sports | May 14th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Going into their final Inter-Ac tennis match last Tuesday, the teams from Penn Charter and Germantown Academy had each defeated league rivals Malvern Prep and Springside Chestnut Hill, and both the Quakers and Patriots had lost to Episcopal Academy and 2018 champion Haverford School. That meant that third place in the final […]

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Norwood lacrosse wrestles Gators of Ancillae

Sports | May 14th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Early on in last Thursday’s Girls Catholic Academies League lacrosse match, Norwood Fontbonne Academy was tied up, 1-1, with host Ancillae Assumpta. The NFA Bears went ahead for good after that, gaining a 7-4 lead by halftime and going on to win, 16-8. With its offense powered by eighth-graders Charlotte Hodgson (seven […]

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Late runs push SCH girls past PC a second time

Sports | May 7th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Both teams still had a number of Inter-Ac softball games left on the schedule, but there was no doubt that last Tuesday’s contest between host Penn Charter and visiting Springside Chestnut Hill Academy would have a major impact of the league’s championship chase. Each team came into the contest with one league […]

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