PC field hockey finishes in tourney quarterfinals

Sports | November 11th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Out along Sproul Road in Villanova, the Penn Charter Quakers saw their 2019 field hockey season come to an end last Monday with a 9-0 loss to the Academy of Notre Dame in the opening round of the Pennsylvania Independent Schools championships. Seeded sixth for the postseason tournament, PC was encountering number […]

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SCH soccer stopped by late Haverford goals

Sports | November 11th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher With less than 20 minutes to go in last Thursday’s Pennsylvania Independent Schools soccer semifinal, it looked like host Springside Chestnut Hill Academy would be returning to the tournament finals to try and capture its third championship in a row. The second-seeded Hillers were still holding a 1-0 lead they’d earned in […]

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With Penn Charter tie, SCH boys take soccer title

Sports | November 4th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher On Oct. 25 at Haverford School, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy closed in on the Inter-Ac League soccer title with a 1-0 victory, avenging its lone league loss and dealing a serious blow to a Fords squad that was second in the standings. Last Tuesday, SCH kept coming from behind against visiting Penn […]

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Norwood field hockey reaches league finals

Sports | November 4th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher In a Girls’ Catholic Academies League semifinal match at Mount St. Joseph Academy on Oct. 28, the host Bears of Norwood-Fontbonne Academy saw each of their first two goals answered by visiting Academy of Notre Dame. In the final minute of the game, eighth grader Lucia Smigiel scored the game-winning third goal […]

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GA volleyball finishes second in PAISAA tournament

Sports | November 4th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher If you’re a top contender in volleyball in the Pennsylvania Independent Schools Athletic Association, you may well defeat a number of accomplished rivals and make it almost all the way through the season unscathed. When it gets around playoff time, though, those troublesome Irish of the Academy of Notre Dame always seem […]

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SCH boys secure at least a tie for Inter-Ac title

Sports | October 28th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher In Inter-Ac League boys’ soccer, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy took a significant step toward clinching the 2019 championship last Friday at Haverford School. Exactly three weeks earlier, defending league champ Haverford had defeated the Blue Devils on their home patch, 1-0. In last week’s rematch, SCH turned that score around in its […]

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