Traina’s return promises to boos GA’s title chances

Sports | January 28th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Ed Morrone Trailing Malvern Prep by two games in the standings with four to play, Germantown Academy’s basketball team will need some fortuitous breaks if the team is to win its first Inter-Ac title in three years. Enter Luke Traina. Traina, a Doylestown native and senior for the Patriots who is bound for Lehigh […]

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Mount swimmers churn past Wissahickon, 104-80

Sports | January 28th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The Mount St. Joseph Academy swim team captured its fifth straight victory last Thursday afternoon, topping the Trojans of Wissahickon High School, 104-80, despite choosing to forego any team points in the last of the 12 events. Although a Magic quartet actually put up the fastest time in the final race, the […]

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CHC women best Jefferson for fourth straight win

Sports | January 28th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The women of Chestnut Hill College ended the first week of the new year with a record of 3-11, but since then the Griffins have strung together four straight victories, including Tuesday night’s 76-72 win on the road at Jefferson University. From the three-point arc, sophomore Lauren Crim shot eight-for-12 and the […]

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SCH ice hockey ties solid Episcopal squad, 2-2

Sports | January 28th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher After two periods in last Wednesday’s game at the Wissahickon Skating club, host Springside Chestnut Hill Academy had a 2-1 edge on one of the top teams in the Independence Ice Hockey League, Episcopal Academy. The visiting Churchmen evened it up in the first minute of the third period, and the deadlock […]

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Charter grapplers take league meet against SCH

Sports | January 28th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher When one watched the action on the mat in many of the individual matches, there didn’t appear to be a great difference between the wrestling teams from visiting Penn Charter and host Springside Chestnut Hill Academy. Nevertheless, with two weight classes remaining in last Friday’s Inter-Ac League meet, the visiting Quakers were […]

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Rams pull away from CHC men in second half

Sports | January 28th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Last Tuesday night at Jefferson University, visiting Chestnut Hill College only trailed 33-29 at the intermission, but a sophomore for the host Rams, Deondre Bourne, funneled in 20 of his team-high 26 points in the second half to help Jefferson draw away to a 91-75 victory. Shooting 10-for-16 from the floor, CHC […]

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SCH, GFS wrestlers end the old year at Wetzel tourney

Sports | December 30th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Last weekend wrestlers from Germantown Friends School and Springside Chestnut Hill Academy made a familiar annual jaunt out to Hatboro High School for the 35-team Ralph Wetzel Holiday Classic. Even when school is in session, both the Tigers and Blue Devils usually have to forfeit at several weight classes in dual meets, […]

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Mount Magic basketball off to a 6-1 start

Sports | December 30th, 2019 | Leave a comment

Mount St. Joseph Academy’s basketball players dispersed for Christmas after recording significant victories in and out of the Athletic Association of Catholic Academies. On December 19, the Magic defeated AACA rival Villa Maria Academy for the first time in several seasons, winning on their home court against the Hurricanes, 69-59. Hosting a non-league game last […]

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Varsity versus JV proves an uneven match at Norwood

Sports | December 23rd, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher It looks like the varsity boys’ basketball team at Norwood Fontbonne Academy could be better than people thought. When a meeting between the NFA Bears and nearby Springside Chestnut Hill Academy was arranged, the thinking was that a contest between the Norwood varsity and the Blue Devils’ middle school junior varsity would […]

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