Most members of title team back for PC softball

Sports | March 17th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Penn Charter softball, the undefeated Inter-Ac League champion and Pa. Independent Schools champion in 2019, graduated only two players from last year’s squad. However, Abby Mannion and Abby Quin were both four-year varsity players, and Quinn has gone on to join the team at West Chester University. The Quakers have their pitching […]

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PC’s Carter signs with Chestnut Hill College

Sports | March 10th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Near the end of the 2019-20 basketball season, one of the top female players at Penn Charter decided to continue her hoops career right here in Northwest Philadelphia. Senior Kait Carter, a 5’10” guard, has signed with Chestnut Hill College, a member of the NCAA Division II Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference. A […]

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Mount basketball finishes up in state tournament

Sports | March 10th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Mount St. Joseph Academy ended its basketball season last Saturday in a first-round game in the PIAA tournament. The third seed out of District 1 in Class 5A, the Magic bowed, 47-41, to another three-seed, District 12’s Archbishop Carroll High School. Mount St. Joe’s, which had been the runner-up in the Athletic […]

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It’s all about family for Penn Charter baseball trio

Sports | March 4th, 2020 | Leave a comment

By Ed Morrone Although it’s one of the oldest sports clichés in the book, family is everything to the Penn Charter baseball team, on and off the field. Take three of the team’s best players heading into 2020 for example. First, there’s junior outfielder/pitcher Jake Siani, whose two older brothers, Mike and Sammy, have been […]

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Courted by basketball and football scholarships, GA’s Longino not stressing the decision

Sports | February 25th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Ed Morrone Jordan Longino has quite the monumental decision to make this summer, but if you’re searching for an overwhelmed, panic-stricken teenager, you’ve come to the wrong place. Longino is a two-sport star junior athlete at Germantown Academy, and he is very, very good at both games he plays. As the Patriots’ starting quarterback […]

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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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