PC pulls away from SCH girls in second half

Sports | May 7th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Last month, the first girls’ lacrosse contest between Springside Chestnut Hill Academy and Penn Charter was tied three times (including 2-2 at halftime) before the visiting PC Quakers came away with a 7-6 victory. Last Tuesday’s rematch looked like it was going to be another nail-biter at the midway point, as host […]

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Area boys’ crews medal at City Championships

Sports | May 7th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Last weekend, the 2018 City Championships in crew brought medals all around for the boys of four area sculling programs. Germantown Friends won four of them, including gold in the novice quad, the JV double, and the varsity single. One of Germantown Academy’s two medallions was a gold in the freshman/novice double, […]

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Major medal haul for area girls at City Champs

Sports | May 7th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Area girls’ rowing programs enhanced their collection of precious medals last weekend, hauling home prizes from the Philadelphia City Championships on the Schuylkill. Sending all nine of the boats it entered on to the final round on Sunday, Mount St. Joseph Academy captured six medals, including gold for the freshman eight, JV […]

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SCH batters’ patience rewarded with win

Sports | April 30th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Oftentimes, a sign of a veteran softball batter is knowing when not to swing. Going into the bottom of the seventh tied 2-2 with visiting Penn Charter last Thursday, the Blue Devils of Springside Chestnut Hill Academy were prudent and patient at the plate, waiting out four walks. The last of them […]

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Mount St. Joe stickwomen take on Titans

Sports | April 30th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Last Friday afternoon the fields and pavement were still damp from rain earlier in the day, but Mount St. Joseph Academy’s lacrosse match at Central Bucks South High School proceeded as planned. Eight minutes into the second half the visiting Magic were just one goal behind at 6-5, but after that the […]

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Good golf weather at last for Blue Devils

Sports | April 30th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher It was a rarity this spring, a beautiful day for golf. The girls of host Springside Chestnut Hill Academy and visiting Hill School took advantage of the conditions as they played the front nine at Sunnybrook Golf Club last Monday afternoon. While SCH junior Kara Kniezewski recorded the best score of the […]

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An atypical outing for Mount softball at VJM

Sports | April 30th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher When a softball team leaves a number of runners on base early in a game, you always wonder if they will have needed those players to score by the time the contest is over. That was the case for visiting Mount St. Joseph Academy last Tuesday after the Magic left the bases […]

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SCH baseball is weathering up-and-down conference play

Sports | April 23rd, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Jonathan Vander Lugt There is nothing usual about this year’s Inter-Ac baseball season. Through two weeks of conference play all six teams are 2-2, with tiebreaker scenarios about as convoluted as you would expect. The league is right back where it started, and, after losing a pair this week, Springside Chestnut Hill head coach […]

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Area girls churn out victories in final Flick

Sports | April 23rd, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Last weekend on the Schuylkill the fifth and final race in the Manny Flick/Horvat regatta was held, and it was also the third Sunday of the gender division in the race schedule. All of the girls’ events came in the morning and at midday, and many area boats excelled. In some highly […]

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