McFadden, Blue Devils search for ways to win

Sports | December 10th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Jonathan Vander Lugt The Springside Chestnut Hill Blue Devils lost twice last week, each to teams that would have handily beaten them in seasons past. Their 65-60 overtime loss to Shipley Tuesday was a heartbreaker, considering SCH led by nine heading into the fourth quarter. Against La Salle College High School Friday night, the […]

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Meritorious Mount effort falls short, GA wins 54-46

Sports | December 10th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Facing a talented and deep Germantown Academy hoops squad last Friday evening, visiting Mount St. Joseph held a one-point lead a few minutes into the third quarter. The host Patriots moved ahead for good with a 9-1 run and went on to win, 54-46, behind a 24-point performance by junior guard Jaye […]

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No graduation losses for PC girls’ basketball

Sports | December 10th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Since there were no seniors on the girls’ basketball team at Penn Charter last winter, the Quakers return as an intact unit for the 2018-19 campaign. The expected familiarity between the players wasn’t readily apparent during the opening minutes of last Tuesday’s home opener, though, as PC fell behind visiting Abington Friends […]

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Tournament victories take GFS back to .500 mark

Sports | December 10th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Behind a 14-point performance by MVP Clare Meyer, a 6’2” freshman, host Germantown Friends won the 29th annual Germantown Community Tournament last Saturday, topping Parkway Northwest High School for Peace and Social Justice, 46-24. The Tigers, who scored the first 15 points of the contest, also had sophomore Desiree Norwood (11 points) […]

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GFS squash has tough time against Lady Larries

Sports | December 10th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Last Wednesday the girls of Germantown Friends played their third straight squash match at their home venue, the Germantown Cricket Club. The familiar surroundings haven’t given the Tigers an appreciable advantage over their guests, and on Wednesday they slipped to 0-3 on the season with an 8-1 setback against a tough Lawrenceville […]

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GFS runners look ahead to indoor track season

Sports | December 10th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tyller Moorer Germantown Friends School girls’ and boys’ varsity ended their season on a high note. The boys finished with their fourth consecutive PAISSA state title and their 17th consecutive Friends League title. The girls finished just one point shy from the Friends League title. Now, the Tigers are looking forward to their indoor […]

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Many veterans returning for SCH boys’ squash

Sports | December 10th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Following a 6-3 victory over Shipley School, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy’s Varsity A squash team won a second home match last Thursday without swinging a single racquet. Teams with deep talent pools like SCH and Haverford School have both a varsity “A” and “B” team, as well as a regular junior varsity. […]

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SCH coach wins state award

Sports | December 3rd, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Brendan Sample Betty Ann Fish, a coach at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy for 32 years, was recently given the HERitage Award from the Pennsylvania State Association for Health, Physical Education Recreation & Dance. The award is given to women that have made significant contributions to women’s sports in Pennsylvania. Fish is currently coaching middle […]

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GFS, SCH girls meet in basketball opener

Sports | December 3rd, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher In one of the Friends Schools League/Inter-Ac League Challenge games in girls’ basketball, Germantown Friends and Springside Chestnut Hill Academy faced one another last Friday evening in the season opener for both teams. On a neutral court at The Baldwin School, the two squads were tied at 4-4 early on, but then […]

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