NCAA League moves into postseason play

Sports | July 31st, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The NCAA women’s basketball summer league made the transition into its playoff phase last week, with the final regular season contests occurring on Tuesday and the quarterfinal round of the league tournament taking place on Thursday evening. Three of the five teams with area players on the roster made the transition. There […]

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Mount hoopsters end SMG summer season

Sports | July 31st, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher In their final night of SMG Sportsplex summer league basketball, the Mount St. Joseph Academy Magic played two different types of games last Wednesday. The first was an up-tempo, high scoring affair, and the second was somewhat more defensively oriented. Missing some of their top players, the Mounties wound up on the […]

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Mt. Airy Baseball 12U’s win tourney title

Sports | July 28th, 2017 | Leave a comment

Mt. Airy Baseball sent five teams to the Hatfield-Towamencin Youth Baseball Association’s multi-age Clash with the Titans tournament held at Green Lane Field in Lansdale on Sunday, July 23. The 12U Stars won the championship in their 12-team division. From left: 12U Mt. Airy Stars players Dorian Stroud, Neil Bennett, Alejandro Flores, Coleman Monahan and […]

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Mount summer hoopsters edge Council Rock

Sports | July 24th, 2017 | 1 Comment

by Tom Utescher In a close contest in the high school summer league at SMG Sportsplex, Mount St. Joseph Academy prevailed over Council Rock North High School last Wednesday evening, 43-41. The two ball clubs were never separated by more than seven points, and that only occurred once, early in the second half. In the […]

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PC’s Fox returns to NCAA League action

Sports | July 23rd, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher In NCAA League action last Thursday evening, there was a variety of outcomes for three teams with players from the area on their rosters. One was involved in a blow-out, another in a 12-point decision, and the third in a nail-biter in which the losing team had a chance to win in […]

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GA, PC summer squads win close contests

Sports | July 23rd, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The summer hoops squads from Germantown Academy and Penn Charter both saw double-digit leads disappear in their games last Tuesday in the Gwynedd Mercy League, but each squad managed to hang on for a victory. GA needed a three-point field goal by junior guard Shannon Topley to overcome Boyertown High School in […]

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Mount goes 1-1 in summer ball last week

Sports | July 17th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Working the early shift in the summer hoops league at the SMG Sportsplex, Mount St. Joseph Academy won a 5:00 PM meeting with Harry S. Truman High School, 45-32, then succumbed 46-35 to Neshaminy High in the following time slot. With a large turnout for summer competition, the Mount has divided its […]

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Teams bunch up in middle of NCAA League

Sports | July 17th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher In NCAA summer league action last week, area women on Team Black and Team Electric Green remained in the playoff hunt, both winning on Thursday evening to become part of a four-way logjam for third place. All four finished the week with records of 6-3, while ahead of them were 8-1 Team […]

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PC summer hoops splits with Boyertown, Gwynedd

Sports | July 17th, 2017 | 2 Comments

by Tom Utescher With out-of-town AAU tournaments in full swing in early July, many basketball teams playing locally in summer leagues operated with depleted rosters last week. In the Gwynedd Mercy Academy League, Penn Charter and each of its two opponents last Tuesday night had important players missing. Knowing a lot of its top talent […]

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Boys’, girls’ programs combine under new SCH A.D.

Sports | July 17th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Five years ago, all male Chestnut Hill Academy and all-female Springside School officially merged to form Springside Chestnut Hill Academy at the western end of Willow Grove Ave. The two neighboring schools had already been operating a coordinate program for some time, with upper school students enrolled in co-ed classes. The last […]

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