SCH and GFS dodge rain for tennis tussle

Sports April 7, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher With rain clearing out of the area just after lunchtime last Wednesday, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy and Germantown Friends could’ve played their scheduled boys’ tennis match that afternoon. Instead, it was moved back a day, and fortunately the two teams were able to finish up before the next round of rain arrived early […]
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SCH sticksters surge past PC girls

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by Tom Utescher Springside Chestnut Hill Academy’s Sinéad Brierley and Penn Charter’s Avery Shoemaker, both juniors, scored five goals apiece in last Tuesday’s Inter-Ac League lacrosse match, but host SCH generated a lot more offense overall and the Blue Devils notched a 19-10 victory. SCH, which led 11-3 at the half, had sophomores Natalie Schwartz […]
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Area runners breeze through SCH Relays

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by Tom Utescher Four of the six boys track teams from the Inter-Ac League were joined by three other squads last Saturday morning at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, where the Blue Devils hosted their 13th annual SCH Relays. SCH, Penn Charter, Germantown Academy, and Episcopal Academy represented the Inter-Ac, Suburban One League member Springfield High […]
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GFS junior to play lacrosse at Stanford University

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by Tom Utescher  GFS junior Greta Meyer, a Chestnut Hill native who has made a verbal commitment to play lacrosse at Stanford University, banged in five goals last Wednesday afternoon in the Tigers’ dramatic 13-12 non-league victory over host Springside Chestnut Hill. Her classmates Annie Tyson and Grayson Melby contributed four and three goals, respectively, […]
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SCH softballers down South for spring training

Sports March 31, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher Springside Chestnut Hill Academy’s varsity softball players are mixing business with pleasure during their spring vacation, fine-tuning their game on a training trip down south, while at the same time escaping the cold temperatures that persisted through March back at home. The Blue Devils’ last scheduled outing before the start of Spring […]
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Area players honored for hoops heroics

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by Tom Utescher Last Wednesday evening at the annual end-of-season banquet and awards ceremony held by the William H. Markward Memorial Basketball Club, Mount St. Joseph Academy senior Alex Louin was presented with the overall Player-of-the Year Award in a addition to receiving a similar honor accorded to the top performer in the Athletic Association […]
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Area squash players earn end-of-season honors

Sports March 31, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher As the winter squash season wound down, a number of area racquet players were honored for serving (and volleying) with distinction. Chestnut Hill native Olivia Fiechter, who was featured in the March 13 edition of the LOCAL, added to her list of accomplishments. After reaching the semifinals of the U.S. Junior Squash […]
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