Local crews end season in Sacramento

Sports June 17, 2014 0 Comments

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by Tom Utescher In an effort to accommodate the excellent scholastic rowing programs on the West Coast, U.S. Rowing decided to hold its annual Youth National Championships in California this year. This limited attendance on the part of East Coast crews used to having the event held in Ohio or Tennessee, but five boatloads of […]
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SLIDESHOW: CHYSC championship

Sports June 16, 2014 0 Comments

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Summer sports ready to launch

Sports June 16, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher The scholastic spring sports season has ended and most schools have officially bid adieu to the Class of 2014, but that doesn’t mean that area athletes will be idle until August. A number of summer basketball leagues are getting underway this week, and some select field hockey players have embarked for the […]
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Postseason meet draws from GFS, Charter, and host GA

Sports June 9, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher A small but talented field of runners showed up at the Germantown Academy track last Friday for a post-season scholastic event, the Philadelphia Area Invitational. With official high school championships staged throughout May and with runners training for outdoor nationals in mid-June, elite runners have their schedules booked up and are torn […]
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SCH silver medalists

Sports June 9, 2014 0 Comments

Pictured here with the silver medals they won at the Scholastic Rowing Association of America championships on May 24, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy seniors Jaime MacEachern (left) and Thomas Andrews were also the runner-up tandem in the varsity double final at the inaugural National Schools’ Championship Regatta. The event was held last weekend in Saratoga […]
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Girls Inter-Ac Awards

Sports June 9, 2014 0 Comments

Outstanding multi-sport senior athletes at area schools were recently honored when the 2014 Girls Inter-Ac League Athletic Directors Awards were presented in a ceremony at the Agnes Irwin School. Germantown Academy’s Megan McCloskey (third from right) will join the track and field program at Penn State, while Springside Chestnut Hill Academy’s Julia Schumacher (second from […]
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SLIDESHOW: CHYSC

Sports June 9, 2014 0 Comments

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SLIDESHOW: Area distance runners perform, Walker third in U.S.

Sports June 2, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher It wouldn’t be easy for Germantown Friends’ Sarah Walker to top her 2013 performance at the John Hay Memorial Distance Festival. A year ago at the event at West Chester’s Henderson High School, Walker entered the elite-class 800 meter race and turned in a time of two minutes, 8.55 seconds, the fastest […]
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Area athletes named to All-Inter-Ac teams

Sports June 2, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher The spring sports all-league selections for the Inter-Ac League were recently announced. Here is the list of the Germantown Academy, Penn Charter, and Springside Chestnut Hill Academy athletes named to the various all-star squads. Girls Lacrosse All Inter-Ac 2014 First Team Cooper Hall – GA Hanna Bogorowski – GA Allison Carrigan – GA Avery Shoemaker […]
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GFS downs SCH in Indy Schools lax tourney

Sports May 27, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher Near the beginning of the 2014 girls lacrosse season, a bout between Germantown Friends School and Springside Chestnut Hill Academy came down to the final seconds, with the GFS Tigers emerging with a 13-12 victory. For the more recent Pennsylvania Independent Schools Championships, the teams were seeded just one place apart, GFS […]
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