PC swim coach tapped to helm Team USA

Sports | April 15th, 2019 | Leave a comment

Penn Charter’s girls varsity swim coach, Crystal Keelan, will be one of two head coaches of Team USA at the Fédération Internationale de Natation World Junior Championships in Budapest, Hungary in August. Keelan will coach the women’s junior swimmers from Team USA going to the world championships, with Billy Doughty of Davis Swimming coaching the […]

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Talented GFS Tigers are off to an inconsistent start

Sports | April 15th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Jonathan Vander Lugt To second-year Germantown Friends School head coach Randy Mower, his team has the chops to make the Friends League playoffs. And after last Tuesday’s 14-4 mercy-rule win over the Academy of the New Church, it seemed like he might have been right. Caleb Friedman-Spring got off to a rocky start on […]

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PC boys’ lacrosse masters Moorestown, 8-4

Sports | April 8th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher After hosting Canadian athletic prep school Hill Academy way back on March 11, the boys’ lacrosse team at Penn Charter would go on the road itself for several weeks. Back at home for the first contest of April, the Quakers moved up out of an early 2-2 tie to defeat Moorestown (N.J.) […]

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Area girls’ crews make successful start in April

Sports | April 8th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher With the schedule for the fourth races in the Manny Flick crew series split along the lines of gender, it was ladies first last Sunday as area rowers returned to the Schuylkill. Mount St. Joseph sweep rowers gave their usual strong performances, athletes from the sculling schools also excelled and Germantown Academy […]

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Area boys’ crews back on the Schuylkill for April

Sports | April 8th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher After a cancellation and then a detour to New Jersey in the last two scheduled Manny Flick regattas of March, boys from the crews at Germantown Academy, Germantown Friends, Penn Charter and Springside Chestnut Hill Academy were back racing on the Schuylkill last Sunday. After the girls’ races finished a little after […]

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SCH golf opens season at Sunnybrook against Notre Dame

Sports | April 8th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher It was a pretty good day for Springside Chestnut Hill Academy’s opening golf match. There were sunny conditions on the Blue Devils’ home course at Sunnybrook Golf Club, and it could’ve been considered warm were it not for some fairly stiff breezes that swept across the circuit. When the first scores started […]

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Brief letdowns troubling Mount softball squad

Sports | April 8th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher In most early games this softball season, a defensive letdown in just one inning spelled trouble for the Mount St. Joseph Magic. Unfortunately for Mount fans, the scenario was played out again in last Thursday’s home game, as a four-run outburst at the top of the third carried visiting Villa Maria to […]

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GFS names new head varsity soccer coach

Sports | April 8th, 2019 | Leave a comment

Manolo Sanchez (GFS ‘10) has been named the new varsity soccer head coach for the Germantown Friends School girls soccer program. He will also be joining the school’s admissions office as Application Coordinator and the Admissions Athletics Liaison. Director of Athletics Katie Bergstrom Mark states, “We are thrilled to have Manolo lead our soccer program. […]

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