PC girls increase league lead with 2-1 SCH win

Sports | October 15th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher As in their September meeting on opening day for the 2018 Inter-Ac League girls’ soccer campaign, Penn Charter held 1-0 lead over Springside Chestnut Hill Academy in the middle of the second half in last Friday’s rematch. In the first encounter, visiting SCH had tied the game at 1-1 and that proved […]

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GA boys’ cross country 5-0 in league meets

Sports | October 15th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Over the last few years the girls of Germantown Academy have won cross country championships in the Inter-Ac League and in the Pa. Independent Schools meets, and this fall the GA boys are making some noise, as well. In a league tri-meet last Wednesday, the Patriots eked out a pair of victories […]

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Mount maintains streak in AACA and District 1 golf

Sports | October 15th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Over the last two weeks, Mount St. Joseph Academy’s golf team extended its already impressive string of championships both in the Academic Association of Catholic Academies and in the Class AAA (large school) PIAA District 1 tournament. The AACA’s league championship tournament was introduced in 2003, and the Mount has won it […]

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GA football drops league opener to Haverford School

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by Jonathan Vander Lugt “Overall, it was a really frustrating day,” Germantown Academy head coach Matt Dence said after his team’s 38-11 loss to the Haverford School Friday. “We just weren’t in sync the way we have been, and they’re a good football team. When that happens, it’s a problem.” GA started with a bang […]

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Mount field hockey leads Villa by two, then falls in OT

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by Tom Utescher On the field hockey pitch, Mount St. Joseph has been closing in on Catholic Academies rival Villa Maria. After suffering losses by scores of 6-3 and 4-2 in last year’s home/away series with the Hurricanes, this year’s Mount Magic dropped a squeaker at Villa on October 5, succumbing 3-2 when an apparent […]

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SCH boys win opening Inter-Ac battle with PC

Sports | October 8th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Last Tuesday the Inter-Ac League soccer wars began with an intense battle at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy. After the first half ended with the score still 0-0, the visiting Quakers of Penn Charter led twice in the second half. The SCH Blue Devils came back to tie each time, then won 3-2 […]

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Mount tennis clinches fourth straight AACA title

Sports | October 8th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher In a road match at Gwynedd Mercy last Wednesday, Mount St. Joseph Academy clinched its fourth consecutive Athletic Association of Catholic Academies. The last three wins were much harder to come by than the first two, but eventually the Magic completed a 5-0 victory over the host Monarchs. Overcoming Gwynedd for the […]

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GA girls starting strong in Inter-Ac soccer

Sports | October 8th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher For the Germantown Academy girls’ soccer team, an Inter-Ac match early last week had the makings of a “trap” game. First, it was being played on a Monday; league contests usually take place on Tuesdays and Fridays, but the schedule had been bumped up a day due to the upcoming Columbus Day […]

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Germantown Academy is confident heading into league play

Sports | October 8th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Jonathan Vander Lugt In almost every single way, Matt Dence’s Germantown Academy Patriots are playing better football than they were at this point last year. The Pats are 5-0 and coming off back-to-back shutout wins. The offense has rolled to over 300 yards per game, and has averaged 35.8 points in each contest. They’ve […]

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SCH girls play side-by side against Owls

Sports | October 8th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Last Thursday the girls on the Springside Chestnut Hill Academy field hockey and soccer teams played at home on adjacent fields, and both games against visiting Agnes Irwin School ended with 3-0 scores. The Blue Devil booters came out on top in their encounter with the Owls, taking a 2-0 lead in […]

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