GA skeleton crew goes 1-1 in summer hoops league

Schools, Sports | July 15th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher A short-staffed Germantown Academy squad suffered its first loss in the girls’ basketball summer league in Warminster last week. After GA fell to Central Bucks East High School (also nicknamed Patriots), 42-25, the team regrouped to defeat Bensalem High School, 34-31, to come away with a 5-1 record overall. The GA Patriots […]

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CHC, Jefferson teams split in college summer league

Sports | July 15th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The college summer league teams representing Jefferson University (Team Black) and University of the Sciences (Team Maroon) arrived at the middle of July tied for first place. Archrivals in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference during the regular season, the two squads faced one another in summer ball last Tuesday, when Maroon handed […]

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GA girls climb to 4-0 in high school summer hoops

Sports | July 1st, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Last Wednesday. the Germantown Academy girls performed in the second installment of their summer basketball league series, and aside from the fact that only seven players were on hand, GA didn’t look anything like a team that was on vacation. Appearing fit and focused, the Patriots overcame two teams with deeper benches […]

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Jefferson women 4-0 going into July 4 break

Sports | July 1st, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher In the Philadelphia/Suburban College Summer League, the last contests before the July 4 holiday interlude were played last week, and Mount St. Joseph grad Caitlyn Cunningham and Team Black (Jefferson University) headed into the hiatus undefeated at 4-0. The only other unbeaten squad was Team Red, a mixture of players from West […]

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GA girls take two in summer hoops debut

Sports | June 24th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The Germantown Academy girls had played basketball in the Gwynedd Mercy Academy summer league since its inception, but with the demise of that league this year, the Patriots looked elsewhere for warm weather competition in 2019. They landed in another high school league based at the Warminster Sportsplex across the street from […]

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Area basketball players start out in NCAA Summer League

Sports | June 24th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Last week, basketball players with ties to area schools and colleges returned to warm weather hoops action in the Philadelphia/Suburban NCAA Women’s Summer League. Games have been played at the Renegades AAU gym in Hatboro in recent years, but the long-running league actually traces its origins back to Chestnut Hill’s Water Tower […]

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Mount, GFS crews end season in Sarasota, Florida

Sports | June 10th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Last weekend, eight crews competed for the final time in the 2019 spring season, as Mount St. Joseph Academy and Germantown Friends School each sent four boats to the U.S. Rowing Youth National Championships in Sarasota, Florida. The best results were produced by the Mount varsity eight, which placed second in the […]

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PC softball adds Indy Schools jewel to Inter-Ac crown

Sports | May 28th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher For the Penn Charter softball team, a journey that began in March near the foothills of the Smoky Mountains in Tennessee ended on the diamond at Arcadia University last Friday afternoon. After becoming undefeated champions of the Inter-Ac League earlier in the month, the Quakers won the 2019 Pennsylvania Association of Independent […]

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Mount, PC crews medal at Scholastic Nationals

Sports | May 28th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher After the big Stotesbury Cup Regatta wound up on May 18 there was little rest for rowers who decided to move on to the next level of competition. To race in the Scholastic Rowing Association of America (SRAA) national regatta, area crews had to travel to central Ohio in time to launch […]

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GA, PC lacrosse finish in tournament semifinals

Sports | May 28th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The 2019 girls’ lacrosse season came to an end for area teams last Tuesday in the semifinal round of the Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools tournament. Both playing on the road, fifth-seeded Germantown Academy lost 16-12 at number one Academy of Notre Dame, while Penn Charter, seeded third, succumbed to the two […]

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