SCH field hockey rolls to 5-0 record

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by Tom Utescher After a visit to Springside Chestnut Hill Academy last Friday afternoon, Shipley School’s field hockey players must have been glad that their school no longer belongs to the Inter-Ac League. The Gators have seen quite enough of SCH’s Allie Billock, a senior forward who scored five goals in the Blue Devils’ 8-2 […]
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Hectic early schedule for CHC spikers

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by Tom Utescher A young Chestnut Hill College volleyball squad showed its resilience in a home match last Friday night, initially going down a set, 17-25, then battling back to take the next three, 26-24, 25-16, and 25-20. The win over New Hampshire’s St. Anselm College was the second victory of the day for the […]
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Shipley slips by SCH tennis, 3-2

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by Tom Utescher More Springside Chestnut Hill Academy players enjoyed success in their tennis contests last Tuesday than those from visiting Shipley School, but Shipley actually won more matches. That’s because the four successful SCH athletes were paired up in doubles competition, while the visiting Gators were the winners in the three singles contests on […]
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SCH volleyball plugging key gaps

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by Tom Utescher Although the volleyball team at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy suffered some key losses from the 2013 line-up, the team will be able to build around a small group of returning veterans this fall. “We have some experience, but we have some big holes to fill from graduation,” underscored fifth–year head coach Heather […]
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PC booters nip Tigers in overtime

Sports September 8, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher The soccer fields of Penn Charter and Germantown Friends School lie less than half-a-mile apart along School House Lane, and when the boys’ teams from the two schools met in a non-league game at Charter last Thursday, they had more than geography in common. The two bands of booters are looking to […]
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Area runners in weekend action

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by Tom Utescher Germantown Friends track sensation Sarah Walker, now a junior, switched her fall sport from soccer to cross country this year, and she won a 3k race that her school staged at Belmont Plateau last Friday. The GFS X-C Invitational included five boys’ teams and three girls’ teams; Germantown Academy did not field […]
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Mount tennis at 4-0 after Villa win

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by Tom Utescher In a lengthy league tennis match last Wednesday, the second doubles duo from host Mount St. Joseph Academy remained undefeated while helping their team improve to 4-0 on the season. In the last match on the court, seniors Kaitlyn Meister and Serena Romanelli pulled off a straight-sets victory to clinch a 3-2 […]
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Late goals lift Mount hockey to 2-0

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by Tom Utescher The time of possession, the penalty corner totals, and other statistics favored Mount St. Joseph Academy, but as the end of last Tuesday’s field hockey home opener approached, the scoreboard showed the host Magic trailing Neshaminy High School, 1-0. On a corner play that took place with no time left in regulation, […]
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GFS racquet women get past PC, 4-3

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by Tom Utescher The Penn Charter Quakers won the top two singles bouts, but the host Tigers of Germantown Friends School captured three doubles contests and took a 4-3 decision in a non-league tennis match last Friday. GFS also won at third singles and had the team victory wrapped up at 4-2 before Penn Charter […]
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SCH harriers host annual invitational

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by Tom Utescher Even on weekend days, schools rarely schedule sporting events to start as early as 8:00 AM. That was when Springside Chestnut Hill Academy launched its annual cross country invitational on September 6, and it spared the runners the worst of the weather conditions on this very hot, sticky Saturday. In the girls’ […]
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