Devils overcome Quakers in league hockey debut

Sports | September 17th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher For a number of years in Inter-Ac field hockey, Penn Charter, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, and Baldwin School have had the fewest number of primary field hockey players on their rosters out of the seven teams in the league. Although Baldwin has not played a full varsity schedule in the Inter-Ac for […]

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PC girls shut out their coach’s old soccer team

Sports | September 17th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher In their final non-league soccer match before the start of Inter-Ac competition, the girls of Penn Charter travelled to their coach’s alma mater last Wednesday and returned from Nazareth Academy with a 3-0 victory and a 4-0 record on the season. Sophomore Janae Stewart, who had scored both goals for PC in […]

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PC booters render 2-0 verdict against Judge

Sports | September 17th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Two weekends ago, the boys’ soccer team at Penn Charter travelled out of state to tackle an opponent in Virginia. Last Saturday the Quakers were on the road once more, but this trip was a much shorter one, as they headed up Roosevelt Boulevard to play Father Judge High School from the […]

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Mount works some nocturnal magic against Merion

Sports | September 17th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Mount St. Joseph Academy athletes got to play a field hockey match on a big stage last Thursday evening, performing under the lights on Villanova University’s home field at the Proving Grounds in Conshohocken. The Magic took the opportunity to shine, taking a 3-0 lead over Catholic Academies rival Merion Mercy before […]

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SCH volleyball opens at ANC, falls in five

Sports | September 17th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher It was more than a week after Labor Day, and Springside Chestnut Hill Academy’s volleyball team was seeing its first official interscholastic action. The Blue Devils’ lack of match experience was evident during last Tuesday’s appearance at the Academy of the New Church, as SCH showed that there’s room for improvement in […]

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GA field hockey players eager to continue their climb

Sports | September 10th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Germantown Academy’s field hockey players reassembled for the 2018 season after reaching a milestone near the end of their 2017 campaign. After losing to longtime Inter-Ac power Episcopal Academy in their home/away league series (1-4 and 2-3), the Patriots chalked up their first win over EA in 10 years in the semifinal […]

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As usual, Mount tennis taking pleasure cruise through AACA

Sports | September 10th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher While many area teams have just gotten started with non-league contests, Mount St. Joseph Academy’s tennis team is about to begin its second round of league matches. A bout with visiting Gwynedd Mercy last Thursday was the last of the Magic’s originally-scheduled matches in the first run through the Athletic Association of […]

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SCH X-Men open up with tri-meet victory

Sports | September 10th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Pushing through the heat and humidity last Thursday afternoon, the Springside Chestnut Hill Academy boys recorded their first wins of the 2018 season in a tri-meet at Phil-Mont Christian Academy. There was no official score for SCH and Phil-Mont head-to-head, since the host Falcons only had four varsity runners finish. The Blue […]

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Mount cross country charts new course

Sports | September 10th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Mount St. Joseph Academy is back on the cross country trail for the 2018 season, returning four of its seven scorers from last year’s Athletic Association of Catholic Academies championship meet. The Mount won the league in 2012 and 2013, placed second the next two seasons, and finished fourth in 2016 and […]

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SCH lads seek to retain two soccer titles

Sports | September 4th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The boys’ soccer team at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy heads into the 2018 campaign looking to defend two championships, since the Blue Devils won both the Inter-Ac League and the Pa. Independent Schools tournament in 2017. While the most talented class on the squad last year was the 11th-grade group that is […]

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