Charter girls’ lacrosse upsets league champion

Sports | May 20th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher In their regular-season finale in girls’ lacrosse, the Penn Charter Quakers came of age last Tuesday afternoon. The cold, drizzly weather made it feel like the contest was taking place back in late March, but the PC team, which has freshmen and sophomores composing half the lineup on the field at any […]

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SCH baseball clinches outright Inter-Ac crown

Sports | May 20th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Jonathan Vander Lugt For six years now, Springside Chestnut Hill head coach Joe Ishikawa has worked to turn Blue Devil baseball into a family. As with any family, there are ups and downs. The lowest point for SCH this year was starting the Inter-Ac slate 1-2, with the second loss, to Malvern Prep, coming […]

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Mount seniors strike gold at Stotesbury Cup Regatta

Sports | May 20th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The rowers in Mount St. Joseph Academy’s Class of 2019 gave themselves a terrific send-off last Saturday afternoon. Just a few weeks before graduation, every Mount senior who raced in the prestigious Stotesbury Cup Regatta won a gold medal. The first Mount two boats that rowed in the finals on Saturday finished […]

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Mount softball scores too little too late

Sports | May 20th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Throughout the softball season, letdowns in just one innings or two have hampered the Mount St. Joseph Academy squad, and the pattern persisted right into last Wednesday’s 2019 season finale on the Magic’s home field. Coming off of a victory over Plymouth Whitemarsh High School the day before, the Mounties answered an […]

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Area scullers face tough competition at Stotesbury

Sports | May 20th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher At the 2019 edition of the venerable Stotesbury Cup Regatta last weekend, Germantown Academy, Germantown Friends, Penn Charter and Springside Chestnut Hill Academy each had a number of boats advance out of the qualifying round on Friday. Many of them also got through to the finals on Saturday afternoon, but placing among […]

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GFS baseball finishes season on a high note

Sports | May 14th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Jonathan Vander Lugt A month ago, the Germantown Friends Tigers were mired in a stretch of inconsistency. They were 2-3 in league play, and had just come off of losses to Friends Select (5-3) and Westtown (8-0). Randy Mower knew his team had the talent. They just needed to put in the work. When […]

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GA, PC and SCH girls sweep top spots at Inter-Ac meet

Sports | May 13th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The 2019 Inter-Ac League track and field championships took place on the Main Line at Episcopal Academy last Saturday, but it was teams from this area that ruled the meet in the girls’ events. Germantown Academy won seven individual events and two of the three relays to emerge as team champion with […]

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SCH stickmen stop Spartans with second half surge

Sports | May 13th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The rain that persisted throughout the first Sunday of May cleared out to make way for a mostly sunny and dry Monday, more enjoyable conditions for Springside Chestnut Hill Academy to host Springfield High School for a boys’ lacrosse match. Each team led at various points during the first two quarters, and […]

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Norwood lacrosse too much for GFS Tigers

Sports | May 13th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher A relatively youthful girls’ lacrosse team from Norwood Fontbonne Academy paid a visit to an even younger squad last Wednesday, a Germantown Friends franchise that has a number of sixth graders in the ranks. When the visiting Bears scored in the opening minute, the GFS Tigers quickly matched that goal, but NFA […]

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