Falcons finish strong to overcome CHC men, 86-77

In a tight Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference contest at Chestnut Hill College last Saturday, the host Griffins were tied with the men of visiting Felician University at halftime.

Medically-challenged CHC women capture conference win in OT

On the surface, the first week of 2022 looked to be a good time for Chestnut Hill College's opponents to take on the Griffins' basketball team.

Resourceful Mount basketball gets in three games during break

With COVID's Omicron variant sweeping through the United States, it was something of an accomplishment for Mount St. Joseph Academy to be able to play three basketball games last week.

With win at Wissahickon over SCH, GA hockey stays unbeaten in league

With schools closing for holiday break on Friday, an ice hockey contest in Chestnut Hill drew a lot of student supporters that afternoon. A sizeable home crowd for Springside Chestnut Hill Academy …

Mount basketball edged by Villa Maria, 46-45

Although spectators were still wearing masks as a COVID-19 precaution, last Thursday's bout of basketball at Mount St. Joseph Academy looked very much like a classic confrontation between the host Magic and the Hurricanes of Villa Maria Academy.

Two tourney wins move GA basketball above .500 mark

Saturday's game was the finale of Germantown Academy's long-running Make-A-Wish Tournament, an event benefiting the well-known Make-A-Wish Foundation which grants ‘wishes’ to children with life-threatening medical conditions.
Basketball more
December 7, the girls of Germantown Friends School and Springside Chestnut Hill Academy met on the basketball court for the second time in less than a week. With many reserve players on the floor for both teams as the final frame wore on, the gap between the teams grew by just two points for the 51-33 final.
Field Hockey more
You couldn't have asked for any more effort on the part of Penn Charter and SCH as they squared off in the Commonwealth Cup finals last week.
Springside Chestnut Hill Academy's field hockey players had an extension tacked onto the end of their 2021 season, courtesy of the PA Independent Schools Athletic Association. PAIS introduced a Commonwealth Cup Division tourney this year for teams with more modest records.
Soccer more
Namit Deshpande, assistant coach for the girls' soccer team at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, has a unique perspective on SCH's highly successful 2021 season.
The Germantown Friends School varsity girls soccer team wrapped up a successful season last month, capturing the Friends Schools League title and advancing to the PAISAA State Tournament. Margaret Harvey ‘23 earned All-State Soccer Honors.
Volleyball more
In the PIAA District 1 Class AAA volleyball tournament, third-seeded Mount St. Joseph Academy opened play October 26 against Merion Mercy. The Magic prevailed, 3-1.
Last Monday's victory raised the Blue Devils' record to 3-5 overall. The victories recorded by the locals have all come against non-league opponents; SCH has not fared as well within the Inter-Ac.
Tennis more
At the fall sports extravaganza known as Germantown Academy-Penn Charter Day, almost all the events began and ended on Saturday, November 13. On the tennis courts, though, a spate of rain just after noon caused several matches to be suspended.
As the Inter-Ac League tennis season moved into its final phase, the girls of Springside Chestnut Hill Academy split a pair of matches against Main Line rivals in the middle of last week.
They won the 2021 PA Independent Schools championship meet with a team total of 53 points.
Both the results of Athletic Association of Catholic Academies regular season meets and the outcomes of some large invitationals indicated that Mount St. Joseph Academy would be an overwhelming favorite at the AACA championship meet October 19. The Magic lived up to expectations.
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With win at Wissahickon over SCH, GA hockey stays unbeaten in league

With many schools closing for holiday break Dec. 17, an ice hockey contest in Chestnut Hill drew a lot of student supporters Friday afternoon. A sizeable home crowd for Springside Chestnut Hill Academy strolled over to the Wissahickon Skating Club, and fans also turned out for visiting Germantown Academy.

BASEBALL more
It was a successful 2021 season for the Germantown Warriors, a new baseball team in the Chestnut Hill Youth Sports Club (CHYSC) league.
Germantown Academy senior Angelina Sannicandro '22 was named recipient of the Jennie Finch Empowerment Award. The award, presented by Arm & Hammer, celebrates four young women each year …
Crew more
Julia Veith (far left in photo), a 2021 graduate of William Penn Charter School, won a world championship last weekend rowing for the USA at the 2021 World Rowing Junior Championships in …
After the major high school regattas in May, a few select area boats kept racing on into June, attending the U.S. Rowing Youth National Championships in Sarasota, Fla. on June 10-13. While the …
lacrosse more
Charlotte Hodgson of Penn Charter School has been named to the 2021 USA Select U18 team, chosen as one of 22 of the nation’s top high school girls’ lacrosse players.
Hockey more
Squash more
In language less flowery than that written for him posthumously by Shakespeare, the real-life King Henry V once told his troops: "As you know, the fortunes of war vary: but if you desire a good …
Wrestling more
Penn Charter wrestlers are now headquartered in the school's new Graham Athletics and Wellness Center. As at other schools, the missing year has contributed to a significant change in personnel.
Springside Chestnut Hill Academy and Germantown Friends School were back at it last Tuesday,November 30,  when the SCH Blue Devils hosted the Tigers in the dual-meet season opener for both schools.