SCH golf finally encounters better weather

Sports | April 16th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The unruly weather early this spring has pushed back the official start of Springside Chestnut Hill Academy’s golf season, but the girls finally got out on the course for an Inter-Ac League match last Wednesday afternoon. On this side of the Schuylkill, fellow Inter-Ac members Penn Charter and Germantown Academy do not […]

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Young talent helping Mount in track and field

Sports | April 16th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The weather was still cool early last week, but the track was dry at Mount St. Joseph Academy on Tuesday when the Magic hosted league rivals Villa Joseph Marie and Nazareth Academy for a tri-meet. At the Athletic Association of Catholic Academies championships last spring, Mount St. Joe won the league title […]

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PC sticksters survive late SCH rally, 7-6

Sports | April 9th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The meeting between Penn Charter and Springside Chestnut Hill Academy in girls’ lacrosse was expected to be a close contest, and that’s the way things shook out last Wednesday. The score was tied three times before the visiting PC Quakers took a three-goal lead with under 10 minutes remaining in the game. […]

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SCH courts dry out for team’s first win

Sports | April 9th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Last Friday, morning rains departed in time for the tennis courts at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy to dry, and thus allowed the Blue Devil racquetmen to claim their first victory of the season. The 6-0 decision over visiting Friends Central School was also the team’s first win under new head coach Karen […]

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GA track tunes up with wet workout

Sports | April 9th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The weather last Tuesday afternoon was chilly with a little bit of drizzle and a touch of fog. So far, by this spring’s standards that counts as a pretty good day, so Germantown Academy track and field athletes turned out for practice as usual at Carey Stadium. Some were continuing the training […]

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Area crews start to ramp up at third Flick

Sports | April 9th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Back from the Easter break and returning to competition on the Schuylkill last Sunday in the third of the Manny Flick/Horvat regattas, area rowers began the final weeks of preparation for the major races in May. This was also when the Flick schedule began to be split into male and female sections, […]

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Rowing rookies pass “Schuylkill 101”

Sports | April 9th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Every spring, by the end of the third regatta in the Manny Flick/Horvat series just about every first-year rower on area crews has been introduced to racing on the Schuylkill River. This was true again this year, as those rookies who hadn’t ventured out yet in March figuratively (and sometimes literally) got […]

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CHC stickmen close gap on ranked rival

Sports | April 2nd, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher With five minutes remaining in the third quarter of last Thursday’s home lacrosse match, the men of Chestnut Hill College were on the wrong end of a 9-2 score against New York Institute of Technology, the 10th-ranked team in the Division II U.S. Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association coaches’ poll. The host Griffins got […]

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Huge swings in score for CHC women’s lacrosse

Sports | April 2nd, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The gulf that exists between some women’s lacrosse teams in NCAA Division II was manifested in a pair of Chestnut Hill College games late last week. On Thursday in the nation’s capital, the Griffins polished off the University of the District of Columbia (UDC), 21-5. Back home on Saturday afternoon, CHC itself […]

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