SCH tops host Penn Charter in girls’ squash

Sports | January 16th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The Penn Charter girls prevailed at three of the top four positions, but the racquetwomen of Springside Chestnut Hill Academy proved to have superior depth down the team ladder, overcoming the host Quakers, 6-3, in a match last Thursday afternoon. The SCH Blue Devils, who’d had a tough schedule early in the […]

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PC, St. Philip repeat at NFA Snowball Tournament

Sports | January 8th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher On one day of its five-day run, Norwood Fontbonne Academy’s Snowball Tournament was suspended due to snowflakes, but after last Thursday’s storm the action resumed with some changes in the schedule. Although the champions were determined by different means than in years past, the winners in 2018 were the same as in […]

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Late goal lifts SCH Ice Devils over ANC

Sports | January 8th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher In their first game of the new year, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy’s Ice Devils took a 2-0 lead in the opening period last Wednesday on goals by sophomore Ethan Gyllenhaal and junior Hayden Stephan. Visiting Academy of the New Church slowly climbed back into contention thanks to 12th-grade twins Erik and Daniel […]

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SCH wrestlers place fifth in 29-team tournament

Sports | January 2nd, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Coming off of a 10-0 dual meet performance before their holiday break, the wrestlers of Springside Chestnut Hill Academy placed fifth out of 29 teams last weekend at the long-running Ralph Wetzel Holiday Classic at Hatboro Horsham High School. Piling up 119 points, the Blue Devils jumped up 15 spots from their […]

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Mount basketball enters new year at 7-1

Sports | January 2nd, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Ending a decades-old string of appearances in a Conshohocken/Norristown area tournament that originated at the old Archbishop Kennedy and Bishop Kenrick High Schools, Mount St. Joseph Academy hopped the Schuylkill last week to play in the Marple Newtown Holiday Tournament. The change evidently benefitted the Magic, who went past Penn Wood High […]

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SCH splits at holiday hoops tournament

Sports | January 2nd, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The girls of Springside Chestnut Hill Academy gave a good account of themselves at the 2017 Cardinal Classic Basketball tournament last weekend. Facing a very good team from tourney host Upper Dublin High School in last Wednesday’s semifinal round, the Blue Devils fell behind 12-0, but then recovered to trail by as […]

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SCH takes down GFS to go 10-0 in duals

Sports | December 26th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Last Tuesday afternoon Springside Chestnut Hill Academy’s wrestlers climbed into double figures in their dual-meet win column, improving to 10-0 with a victory on their home mat against familiar non-league rival Germantown Friends School. The Blue Devils were also happy to learn that one of the wins in the 2-2 record that […]

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PC girls win close battle with Bambies

Sports | December 26th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Penn Charter started winter with a win, as the girls’ basketball team raised its overall record to 4-6 with a December 22 victory over visiting St. Hubert’s Catholic High School. Ahead 19-18 at halftime, the host Quakers added a little padding to their lead over the last two quarters to beat the […]

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CHC women back above .500 at the break

Sports | December 26th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The women of Chestnut Hill College were able to head into their Christmas break with a winning record, fighting off a second-half challenge from visiting Holy Family University last Tuesday evening to win the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference clash, 73-70. Raising their overall record to 7-6, the victory gave the Griffins a […]

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Chestnut Hill men bow to Holy Family

Sports | December 26th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Although they’ll come back to play a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference game on December 30, the bulk of the 2017 portion of the basketball season now lies behind the men of Chestnut Hill College. “Good riddance” would have to be the prevailing feeling among the Griffins, especially after they broke for the […]

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