Two days, two championships for SCH softball

Sports | May 29th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Postponements caused by persistent rain this spring compressed a lot of softball action into the final days of the season last week, when the winner of the Inter-Ac League title was finally determined and most of the games in the Pa. Independent Schools tournament were played. Defending Inter-Ac champ Springside Chestnut Hill […]

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Hanley, Penn Charter find success in .500 league record

Sports | May 21st, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Jonathan Vander Lugt Lately, the expectation for Penn Charter baseball has been “Inter-Ac championship or bust.” In 2014, they tied for the league crown with Malvern Prep before back-to-back 5-5 seasons – each a disappointment amidst high expectations. Last year, the Quakers actualized and rolled to a 9-1 league record as perhaps the best […]

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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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