With GA win, SCH softball now 4-0 in Inter-Ac

Sports | April 24th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Getting an early jump on visiting Germantown Academy last Thursday, the softball squad at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy had already satisfied the mercy rule standard by the end of the first inning, as the Blue Devils scored 11 times in their first turn at bat. In addition to one team having a […]

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Team depth takes PC racquetmen past GFS, 4-3

Sports | April 24th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher In last Wednesday’s non-league tennis match alongside School House Lane, the solo artists from visiting Germantown Friends gave successful performances, but the boys of host Penn Charter proved they play well with others, winning all of the doubles bouts to claim a 4-3 victory. If the match had taken place a few […]

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Nine-run inning for PC overwhelms Episcopal

Sports | April 24th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher In Inter-Ac League softball, defending champ Penn Charter has remained among the premier powers while Episcopal Academy’s star has faded a bit, but for the first few innings of last Friday’s contest at PC, the teams were locked in the type of heated battle they’d fought several seasons ago. After the first […]

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Lady Ram charges bruise CHC stickwomen

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by Tom Utescher For much of their final home lacrosse match last Tuesday evening, the Griffins of Chestnut Hill College kept in step with visiting Philadelphia University. However, CHC gave up two key bursts of offense to the Lady Rams, who took the short ride home to Henry Avenue with a record of 4-3 in […]

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GFS lax leads early, weathers SCH rally

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by Tom Utescher Although a light rain began to fall during the latter stages of last Saturday’s lacrosse match at Germantown Friends, it didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of the players as the host Tigers got out an early lead and then had to hold off a resurgent Springside Chestnut Hill squad for a 12-10 victory. […]

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Area girls’ crews look strong heading to Cities

Sports | April 24th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher In the final installment of the Manny Flick/Horvat racing series, the schedule for rowers competing on the Kelly Drive course was once again arranged by gender, and last Sunday the girls were working the afternoon shift. It was in essence, the end of the “regular season” for Philly crews (and many regular […]

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Area boys’ crews finish up Flick series

Sports | April 24th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Boys events were first on the agenda at the fifth Manny Flick/Horvat regatta last Sunday, as crews from Germantown Academy, Germantown Friends, Penn Charter, and Springside Chestnut Hill Academy engaged in their last races on the Schuylkill before the crew equivalent of the playoff season begins next month. Most of the races […]

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SCH girls track overcomes Irish

Sports | April 17th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher After winning handily in its first Inter-Ac League dual meet two weeks ago, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy rose to a 2-0 mark last Tuesday following a closer clash with visiting Academy of Notre Dame, always a solid franchise in the league. The SCH girls program is now being headed by former assistant […]

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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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