GA girls starting strong in Inter-Ac soccer

Sports | October 8th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher For the Germantown Academy girls’ soccer team, an Inter-Ac match early last week had the makings of a “trap” game. First, it was being played on a Monday; league contests usually take place on Tuesdays and Fridays, but the schedule had been bumped up a day due to the upcoming Columbus Day […]

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SCH girls play side-by side against Owls

Sports | October 8th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Last Thursday the girls on the Springside Chestnut Hill Academy field hockey and soccer teams played at home on adjacent fields, and both games against visiting Agnes Irwin School ended with 3-0 scores. The Blue Devil booters came out on top in their encounter with the Owls, taking a 2-0 lead in […]

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Charter racquetwomen open Inter-Ac with a 7-0 win

Sports | October 1st, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher A rain-soaked September scuttled many scheduled matches for the Penn Charter tennis team, but the Quakers kept their skills sharp and last Wednesday they recorded their second consecutive 7-0 victory in this soggy season. In the middle of the month, the PC girls had swept a non-league contest against Central High School, […]

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CHC booters can’t crack goose eggs on scoreboard

Sports | October 1st, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher In 200 minutes of competition on Victory Field, Chestnut Hill College’s two soccer teams were not able to score in a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference doubleheader last Saturday afternoon. The outcome was better for the CHC women, who also shut out their visiting rivals from Post University in an overtime contest that […]

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SCH girls garner important Inter-Ac victory

Sports | October 1st, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The girls’ soccer team at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, the 2017 Pa. Independent Schools champion and Inter-Ac League runner-up, was still looking for its first league victory of 2018 heading into last Friday’s match against visiting Baldwin School. Each team was missing its regular senior starter in goal. Baldwin’s Simi Bleznak was […]

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SCH tennis falls to Gargullo’s new team, GA

Sports | September 24th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Poor weather conditions, either excessive heat or drenching rain, affected the schedules of most fall sports teams in late August and early September, and no sport bore more of the brunt than tennis. So it was that up until late last week, the girls of Springside Chestnut Hill Academy had not played […]

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Mount St. Joe cross country outpaces Pandas

Sports | September 24th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher After competing in several large invitationals and one dual meet on the road, the cross country runners at Mount St. Joseph Academy raced at home for the first time last Wednesday afternoon. With all five of their scorers among the top eight finishers overall, the Magic defeated the visiting Nazareth Academy Pandas, […]

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GA volleyball rules Monarchs, 3-0

Sports | September 24th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher After starting the volleyball season with a 3-0 record, Germantown Academy suffered a setback at Archbishop Wood on September 12 (3-1), but the Patriots bounced back at the start of last week for a three-game victory over the Monarchs of Gwynedd Mercy Academy. The Monday match was GA’s first home court appearance […]

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Mount volleyball battles in loss to Villa

Sports | September 24th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Bursts of heavy rain throughout the area last Tuesday didn’t bother Mount St. Joseph fans who filled the school’s gym to watch the Magic take on a longtime volleyball power in the Athletic Association of Catholic Academies, Villa Maria. Falling 16-25 in the opening game of the match, the Mounties got closer […]

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