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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Weather smiles on area boys in fifth Flick

Sports | April 23rd, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Supporters of area rowers suffered through nasty weather in the first four Manny Flick/Horvat regattas on the Schuylkill, but their fortunes finally changed last Sunday for the fifth and final Flick of 2018. On this clear, bright day the boys’ and girls’ races were divided into two sections on the schedule, and […]

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Penn Charter tops SCH racquetmen, 6-1

Sports | April 23rd, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher It was the third week of April, but those weren’t Dogwood blossoms falling around the tennis courts at Penn Charter – they were large flakes of snow. Fans who came out to watch the Quakers and the visiting Springside Chestnut Hill Academy Blue Devils might not have believed their eyes if they […]

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Late goal lifts SCH over GA girls’ lacrosse

Sports | April 23rd, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher For the girls of Germantown Academy and Springside Chestnut Hill, the first Inter-Ac League lacrosse match they played last week had not gone well. On back-to-back days, the two teams had traveled out to Episcopal Academy and each squad came home from Newtown Square contemplating an 18-3 loss. Although the SCH players […]

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SCH softball can’t hang on to slim lead over Irish

Sports | April 23rd, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher After five innings, visiting Springside Chestnut Hill Academy was ahead in last Friday’s Inter-Ac League softball contest, but the Blue Devils were unable to hold onto their slim 1-0 lead. The Academy of Notre Dame scored twice in the bottom of the sixth, and then the Irish closed out SCH in the […]

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SCH outscores league rivals in girls’ track tri-meet

Sports | April 23rd, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher On one of the more pleasant afternoons this April, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy’s girls hosted an Inter-Ac League tri-meet last Wednesday, running against Episcopal Academy and Agnes Irwin. Not every event in the regular Inter-Ac meet program was held, and in one of the field events there were only two contenders. Still, […]

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GFS boys’ tennis wins over improved GA team

Sports | April 16th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Alec Kostival The weather couldn’t have been better for the GFS Tigers’ first game on their home courts for the season. After the weather had caused a few cancellations early in the season, the first true day of spring weather brought good fortune to the Tigers on Thursday afternoon. Playing an improved Germantown Academy […]

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