PC basketball ends 25-4 season in PAIS finals

Sports | February 25th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The girls of Penn Charter authored an impressive body of work during the 2019-2020 basketball campaign, but the Quakers would just as soon forget about the games that served as bookends to their season annals. PC both began and ended its season with losses to Abington Friends School. In early December, the […]

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Mount swimming wins third straight AACA championship

Sports | February 25th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher On Feb. 8 at the Upper Dublin Natatorium, Mount St. Joseph Academy claimed its third straight Athletic Association of Catholic Academies championship in an impressive manner. Winning all three relays and three individual events, the Magic rolled up 555 team points to outpace runner-up Villa Maria Academy (394.5) and third-place Gwynedd Mercy […]

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With SCH win, GA girls 12-0 in Inter-Ac for a third time

Sports | February 18th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher As Germantown Academy wrapped up the regular season in girls’ basketball with a 70-38 win over visiting Springside Chestnut Hill last Tuesday, there were a lot of reason for the Patriots to celebrate. With the win, they completed their third straight 12-0 season in the Inter-Ac League. During the game, senior point […]

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SCH wrestling leads late, then gets passed by Fords

Sports | February 11th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher As Woodward Gymnasium at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy emptied out following last Friday night’s wrestling meet, the P.A. system played Billy Idol’s “Dancing With Myself.” It seemed appropriate accompaniment for SCH’s Inter-Ac League contest against Haverford School, because in half of the 14 weight classes, no more than one wrestler stepped out […]

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PC basketball knocks off close league rival Notre Dame

Sports | February 11th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Penn Charter senior Carmen Williams (with ball) looks for a path to the basket between Notre Dame’s Katie Halligan (left) and Allie Lynch (behind). Photo by Tom UtescherLast winter, the girls’ basketball team at Penn Charter split in its home-away series with the Academy of Notre Dame, and the Quakers and the […]

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GFS boys’ squash overcome by Friends foe

Sports | February 11th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher When Germantown Friends and Shipley School play one another in squash, the encounter amounts to a sort of unofficial Friends Schools League championship match. Friends Central is the only other FSL member school that fields a team, and it is still in the developing stages. When the Shipley Gators came to Germantown […]

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