Penn Charter girls soccer captures PAIS championship

Sports | November 18th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Last week, the girls of Penn Charter took their 2019 soccer season as far as it could go, appearing in the finals of the Pennsylvania Independent Schools tournament on Wednesday evening at Immaculata University. Finishing on a loose ball for the third-seeded Quakers during the first half, sophomore Kaila Rahn accounted for […]

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CHYSC boys’ soccer goes undefeated

Sports | November 18th, 2019 | Leave a comment

The CHYSC 2007 Boys Blue Lightning ended their season undefeated with a record of 10-0. From the top, left to right: Coaches Robert Lamb, Nick Gomez, Amato Sanita and Head Coach Tommy McLaughlin. Middle row: Narayana Weld, Chenzi McLoyd, Willie Lamb, Ronnie Dukes, Luke Sanita, Dylan Burns and Sayer McLaughlin. Bottom row: Loucas Abreu, Michael […]

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NFA varsity football wins CAL championship title

Sports | November 12th, 2019 | Leave a comment

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy’s varsity football team won the Catholic Academy League championship on Nov. 9 at La Salle College High School. The NFA Bears bested the Holy Child School at Rosemont, 13-0, to win its fifth CAL title in six years. The Bears went 6-1 overall, with their only loss coming against Rosemont earlier this season. […]

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SCH girls’ soccer wraps up 18-2 season

Sports | November 11th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher In 2017, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy hosted Westtown School in a girls’ semifinal soccer match in the Pennsylvania Independent Schools tournament. With a 4-0 victory in that contest, the SCH Blue Devils moved on to the finals and captured the 2017 championship. Both schools were eliminated in the quarterfinals of the 2018 […]

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GA field hockey falls to top seed in PAIS tourney

Sports | November 11th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher For Germantown Academy’s field hockey program, 2018 was a banner year. The Patriots won the Inter-Ac League championship for the first time in 10 years and reached the finals of the Pennsylvania Independent Schools tournament, finally falling to Episcopal Academy in a one-on-one shootout. Although GA returned most of its players from […]

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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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