GA, PC excel at Inter-Ac girls’ championships

Sports | October 30th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Germantown Academy and Penn Charter have a long and storied sporting rivalry, but it’s not every year that their girls’ cross country teams are the top contenders for the Inter-Ac League title. After the PC Quakers upset the defending champion GA Patriots in a dual meet and both teams smoked the rest […]

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SCH girls make a run at Inter-Ac soccer title

Sports | October 30th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher In 2016, the girls of Springside Chestnut Hill Academy finished the Inter-Ac soccer season with a record of 4-7-1. Last week, the 2017 Blue Devils put themselves in a position to play for the league championship. At the start of the week, Inter-Ac leader Episcopal Academy owned a mark of 7-2 in […]

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SCH football wins first Inter-Ac game in three years

Sports | October 23rd, 2017 | 2 Comments

by Jonathan Vander Lugt “It was grit, baby, grit,” said Springside Chestnut Hill coach Rick Knox. “It was resiliency.” It turns out that after three calendar years without an Inter-Ac win, that’s what it took to finally send the Blue Devils home with a conference victory. “It feels great. It really does,” Knox went on, […]

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SCH girls ride first-half goal to edge GA

Sports | October 23rd, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher On its home field last Tuesday, Springside Chestnut Hill was able to avenge an earlier Inter-Ac League loss to Germantown Academy in a hard-fought defensive battle. A header by sophomore Maddie Miebish at the end of the first half gave the host Blue Devils a 1-0 edge over visiting GA, but in […]

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Mount runners repeat as number four in AACA

Sports | October 23rd, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher At the Athletic Association of Catholic Academies cross country championships last week, Mount St. Joseph Academy duplicated its fourth-place finish from 2016. Junior Megan Ciasullo was the first member of the Magic to finish, placing seventh overall in 20 minutes, 46 seconds at Tyler State Park in Bucks County. The other four […]

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PC brothers are individual Inter-Ac golf champs

Sports | October 23rd, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher At the Inter-Ac League’s Bert Linton Individual Golf Championships last Thursday, it was a case of familial déjà vu for event host Penn Charter. On the Quakers’ home course at the Huntingdon Valley Country Club, freshman Patrick Isztwan won the 2017 league crown with a five-over-par score of 75 (37 out/38 in). […]

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PC and SCH boys battle to soccer stalemate

Sports | October 23rd, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher After each team scored within the first 11 minutes of last Friday’s Inter-Ac soccer match, spectators from Springside Chestnut Hill Academy and visiting Penn Charter may have felt they were going to witness a high-scoring shoot-out. After that, though, the only numbers that changed on the electronic scoreboard were the ones on […]

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Norwood soccer wins regular-season title

Sports | October 23rd, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Last Wednesday on its home field at the Water Tower Recreation Center, Norwood Fontbonne Academy’s soccer team clinched the regular-season title in the Catholic Academies League. The outcome was a 0-0 tie against visiting league member Devon Prep, but that was enough to secure first place for the host Bears heading into […]

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Mount tennis wins third straight league championship

Sports | October 22nd, 2017 | Leave a comment

Mount St. Joseph Academy tennis players celebrate while displaying the three league championship trophies the team has won in the last three seasons. Clinching the 2017 crown with one match still to play, the Magic followed through to finish 14-0 in the Athletic Association of Catholic Academies, while also winning a non-league contest against Souderton […]

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