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 […]

Read More >

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 […]

Read More >

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 […]

Read More >

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 […]

Read More >

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 […]

Read More >

Charter racquetwomen open Inter-Ac with a 7-0 win

Sports | October 1st, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher A rain-soaked September scuttled many scheduled matches for the Penn Charter tennis team, but the Quakers kept their skills sharp and last Wednesday they recorded their second consecutive 7-0 victory in this soggy season. In the middle of the month, the PC girls had swept a non-league contest against Central High School, […]

Read More >

Offense carries Springside Chestnut Hill to 4-1 start

Sports | October 1st, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Jonathan Vander Lugt Needing to rebound after a big, turnover-laden loss to Archbishop Ryan a week prior, Springside Chestnut Hill head coach Rick Knox figured he was in for a test from the Hill School. “They had some post graduate players and some very good athletes, so coming into the game we thought it […]

Read More >

CHC booters can’t crack goose eggs on scoreboard

Sports | October 1st, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher In 200 minutes of competition on Victory Field, Chestnut Hill College’s two soccer teams were not able to score in a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference doubleheader last Saturday afternoon. The outcome was better for the CHC women, who also shut out their visiting rivals from Post University in an overtime contest that […]

Read More >

SCH girls garner important Inter-Ac victory

Sports | October 1st, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The girls’ soccer team at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, the 2017 Pa. Independent Schools champion and Inter-Ac League runner-up, was still looking for its first league victory of 2018 heading into last Friday’s match against visiting Baldwin School. Each team was missing its regular senior starter in goal. Baldwin’s Simi Bleznak was […]

Read More >