Batters’ early outburst sends GFS past SCH

Sports April 14, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher When the batters on a softball team sense that a big inning is in the offing, they want to make sure they take advantage of it. The visiting Germantown Friends Tigers did just that last Thursday at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, scoring four times in the opening frame and adding eight more […]
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Area boys’ crews finish out “Flicks”

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by Tom Utescher The Manny Flick/Horvat rowing race series wrapped up last weekend, and area boys had to wait their turn on the course as the gender-split format had all of their races scheduled in the afternoon. Neither the competitors nor the hordes of burger-grilling spectators minded the wait, since the warm, slightly breezy weather […]
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GFS girls tough on the track against Westtown

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by Tom Utescher Winning all 11 races on the track – eight individual events and three relays – the girls of Germantown Friends assured themselves of a comfortable dual meet victory over visiting Westtown School, 89-57. Westtown performed well in the field events at last Tuesday’s gathering, outscoring the host Tigers by almost 30 points […]
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Quakers’ cascade of runs swamps Bears

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by Tom Utescher Conditions were warm and sunny for the first hour of last Friday’s Inter-Ac League softball game at Baldwin School, but westerly winds banished the balminess and spread a gray veil across the Bryn Mawr sky a little later on. With a seeming threat of rain as the host Bears and visiting Penn […]
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GFS boys’ track masters the Moose

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by Tom Utescher The visiting Westtown School boys, known as the Moose, outscored host Germantown Friends, 38-25, in the field events portion of last Tuesday’s Friends Schools League dual meet, but the Tigers enjoyed a huge advantage on the track, and overall GFS prevailed easily, 90-60. With a time of five minutes, 3.7 seconds, freshman […]
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Area girls crews start first, finish first

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by Tom Utescher It was ladies first on the race schedule last Sunday at the fifth and final installment of the 2014 Manny Flick/Horvat Regatta series, and a number of ladies from Mount St. Joseph and Springside Chestnut Hill Academy did indeed finish first in their respective categories. Penn Charter and Germantown Friends also produced […]
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Area players in All-Star Hoops Classic

Sports April 7, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher Two senior guards, Alex Louin of Mount St. Joseph Academy and Julia Schumacher of Springside Chestnut Hill, took their final bow as high school basketball players last Sunday at Northeast High School, where they took part in the girls’ game at the 27th annual All-Star Labor Classic. Sponsored by Philadelphia’s organized labor […]
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