SCH hockey and Ehret elevate to 2-0 with OT win

Sports | September 16th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher In their second official field hockey match of the season, the Springside Chestnut Hill Academy Blue Devils were challenged with an overtime situation last Friday. They passed the test, as freshman Caroline Foley scored nine minutes into the sudden victory OT session for a 2-1 SCH victory over visiting Sacred Heart Academy. […]

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GA girls’ cross country duels with Notre Dame

Sports | September 16th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher In last Tuesday’s Inter-Ac League cross country tri-meet, senior Issy Goldstein of host Germantown Academy won easily in a time of 18 minutes and 43 seconds, and the Patriots wound up with all of their scorers in the top 11 for a team total of 28 points. While visiting Baldwin School was […]

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Mount sticksters’ tough week includes big OT win

Sports | September 16th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher In the second week of September, Mount St. Joseph Academy’s field hockey squad faced its most challenging three-game stretch of the season thus far, as the Magic played two of their toughest league opponents and one formidable non-league rival. The Mount entered the week with a 4-0 record, then suffered its first […]

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GA volleyball tops unfamiliar rival for 4-0 record

Sports | September 16th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Germantown Academy’s volleyball team ran its record to 4-0 in its early non-league matches last Thursday afternoon. The Patriots didn’t know much about their opponent, Valley Forge Baptist Academy. Located in Collegeville, Pennsylvania, home of Ursinus College, the school has a co-ed enrollment of just 120 students in kindergarten through 12th grade. […]

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PC’s Inter-Ac soccer champs return almost intact

Sports | September 9th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Penn Charter enters the new girls’ soccer season in a strong position to retain the Inter-Ac League championship. The Quakers, who return players that helped win the league title in 2016 and 2018, graduated two athletes off of last year’s roster and still have skilled veterans positioned all up and down the […]

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SCH has all runners back from 2018 Inter-Ac meet

Sports | September 9th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher As usual, the boys of Springside Chestnut Hill Academy started out their cross country season with a non-league meet at Phil-Mont Christian Academy. In the past, there have often been other teams involved as well, but last Thursday, it was a straight-up dual meet between the SCH Blue Devils and the host […]

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Eight seasoned seniors form foundation for GA girls’ soccer

Sports | September 9th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Germantown Academy graduated six girls from its 2018 varsity soccer team, with goalkeeper and four-year starter Ally Clark being among them. Clark was named team MVP last year and is now playing at Columbia University. The Patriots have eight experienced seniors this year, however, and some younger players with a good deal […]

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Large crop of juniors and seniors rebuilding SCH volleyball

Sports | September 9th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Despite some significant losses from last year’s volleyball roster, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy has experienced players to build around for 2019. After participating in a few playdays and a scrimmage, the Blue Devils played their first official match last Friday afternoon, grinding out a five-set victory over host Harriton High School. This […]

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Strong cast in place as GA looks to keep hockey title

Sports | September 3rd, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher For the first time since 2014, Germantown Academy is starting the field hockey season without stick star Sammy Popper. A member of U.S. junior national teams in various age groups for many years, Popper has moved on to Princeton University. Only one other player graduated from the Patriots’ 2018 Inter-Ac League champion […]

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