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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GA Patriots host fifth Inter-Ac golf outing

Sports | October 16th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The fifth of the Inter-Ac League’s six regular-season tournament-style golf outings occurred last Wednesday afternoon at Bluestone Country Club, which is located in Blue Bell and was known as Meadowlands Country Club until 2016. Located nearby, Germantown Academy was the host school for this event, but it was teams from the other […]

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Edelson’s stick sends SCH past PC, 3-0

Sports | October 16th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher In an Inter-Ac League field hockey game late last week, the team that came out on the short end could claim it had suffered a bad luck loss due to the fact that it was Friday the 13th. When the contest at Penn Charter was over, you could suggest that the visiting […]

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Mount volleyball hangs in with league leader

Sports | October 16th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher In a gritty Catholic Academies volleyball battle in which the loser in each set scored no fewer than 20 points, host Mount St. Joseph Academy eventually succumbed to AACA leader Merion Mercy by a 3-1 count last Thursday evening. After Merion took an early lead, the Magic tied the bout at 1-1, […]

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PC boys get past SCH in cross country

Sports | October 16th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The boys’ cross country teams from visiting Penn Charter and host Springside Chestnut Hill Academy were both looking for their first Inter-Ac League dual meet victory when they met last Tuesday afternoon. With each team’s five scorers placing among the top 10 finishers overall, the Quakers won a close one over the […]

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Mount golf wins AACA and District 1 titles

Sports | October 16th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher For the fifth year in a row, the Mount St. Joseph Academy golf team will be heading to the PIAA State tournament as the District 1 team champion in the Class AAA (large school) grouping. With a team score of 248, the Magic topped Downingtown East High School (257) and Downingtown West […]

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SCH volleyball overcomes Cougars, 3-2

Sports | October 16th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Springside Chestnut Hill Academy was eager to welcome George School to the Vare Field House for last Tuesday’s volleyball match. In the middle of September, the SCH Blue Devils had logged their first victory of the 2017 campaign when they visited George’s Cougars and claimed a 3-1 win. It took the locals […]

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GA football struggles on offense in loss to West Catholic

Sports | October 9th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Jonathan Vander Lugt There’s no beating around the bush: Germantown Academy struggled in its 14-0 loss to West Catholic last week. In its final non-conference game of 2017, the defense performed to expectation, but the offense just couldn’t get moving. “It was a lot of things. We couldn’t pin it on one,” GA head […]

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