Charter girls’ lacrosse upsets league champion

Sports | May 20th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher In their regular-season finale in girls’ lacrosse, the Penn Charter Quakers came of age last Tuesday afternoon. The cold, drizzly weather made it feel like the contest was taking place back in late March, but the PC team, which has freshmen and sophomores composing half the lineup on the field at any […]

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Mount seniors strike gold at Stotesbury Cup Regatta

Sports | May 20th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The rowers in Mount St. Joseph Academy’s Class of 2019 gave themselves a terrific send-off last Saturday afternoon. Just a few weeks before graduation, every Mount senior who raced in the prestigious Stotesbury Cup Regatta won a gold medal. The first Mount two boats that rowed in the finals on Saturday finished […]

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Mount softball scores too little too late

Sports | May 20th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Throughout the softball season, letdowns in just one innings or two have hampered the Mount St. Joseph Academy squad, and the pattern persisted right into last Wednesday’s 2019 season finale on the Magic’s home field. Coming off of a victory over Plymouth Whitemarsh High School the day before, the Mounties answered an […]

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Area scullers face tough competition at Stotesbury

Sports | May 20th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher At the 2019 edition of the venerable Stotesbury Cup Regatta last weekend, Germantown Academy, Germantown Friends, Penn Charter and Springside Chestnut Hill Academy each had a number of boats advance out of the qualifying round on Friday. Many of them also got through to the finals on Saturday afternoon, but placing among […]

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GA, PC and SCH girls sweep top spots at Inter-Ac meet

Sports | May 13th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The 2019 Inter-Ac League track and field championships took place on the Main Line at Episcopal Academy last Saturday, but it was teams from this area that ruled the meet in the girls’ events. Germantown Academy won seven individual events and two of the three relays to emerge as team champion with […]

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SCH stickmen stop Spartans with second half surge

Sports | May 13th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The rain that persisted throughout the first Sunday of May cleared out to make way for a mostly sunny and dry Monday, more enjoyable conditions for Springside Chestnut Hill Academy to host Springfield High School for a boys’ lacrosse match. Each team led at various points during the first two quarters, and […]

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Norwood lacrosse too much for GFS Tigers

Sports | May 13th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher A relatively youthful girls’ lacrosse team from Norwood Fontbonne Academy paid a visit to an even younger squad last Wednesday, a Germantown Friends franchise that has a number of sixth graders in the ranks. When the visiting Bears scored in the opening minute, the GFS Tigers quickly matched that goal, but NFA […]

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Charter second, GA third in boys’ Inter-Ac Track

Sports | May 13th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Track teams from this side of the Schuylkill River claimed the 2017 and 2018 Inter-League titles, but in the 2019 championships at Episcopal Academy, past winners Penn Charter and Germantown Academy could not match the output of runners from Haverford School. The Fords piled up 124 points to seize the Inter-Ac crown, […]

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SCH boys’ tennis comes in second in league

Sports | May 13th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The racquetmen of Springside Chestnut Hill Academy found themselves in an unfamiliar position last Tuesday afternoon. After many seasons of placing in the lower reaches of final standings in the Inter-Ac League, the Blue Devils were playing for the 2019 championship. Although the locals were not able to overcome visiting Haverford School, […]

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