Mount summer squad makes it to finals

Sports August 4, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher As in the their regular-season meeting with Norristown High School in the Lou Cappiello Summer Basketball League, the Mount St. Joseph Magic started slow and fell behind early in last Monday’s rematch in the playoff semifinals. But while the Mount still trailed at halftime against the Eagles when they clashed in late […]
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Locals appear at Philadelphia Youth Regatta

Sports July 28, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher The annual Independence Day Regatta on the Schuylkill offers races for rowers of all ages, but each year near the end of July young crew athletes have a day all their own. Last Saturday, the 2014 Philadelphia Youth Regatta showcased a number of area athletes who have been training at various sites […]
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Kelly Green, Black split in NCAA League

Sports July 28, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher In collegiate women’s hoops action in the NCAA League last week, two franchises with area players went 1-1 in their Tuesday and Thursday outings, while a third lost both of its games. The Kelly Green team that features 2014 Mount St. Joe grad Alex Louin turned back a tough challenge from Team […]
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Narrow hoops victory for Ursinus locals

Sports July 28, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher Two local 2013 high school grads, Adrienne Cellucci of Mount St. Joseph Academy and Gianna Pownall of Springside Chestnut Hill, finished up their summer basketball schedule with a victory in the Malvern League last Wednesday evening. Both are rising sophomores for the Ursinus College team, which led by as many as 17 […]
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American Legion title first for Hill team in 38 years

Sports July 22, 2014 0 Comments

CHYSC Legion team

by Pete Mazzaccaro It’s been a long time since the Chestnut Hill Youth Sports Club began competing in the Philadelphia American Legion League. When it started competing in 1976 there were always at least eight teams – most sponsored by a local American Legion/VFW post. These posts had vast territories in the city and collected […]
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Mixed bag for locals in NCAA League

Sports July 21, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher NCAA Summer League teams with local ties ran the gamut in terms of results last week. Two Springside Chestnut Hill Academy grads are part of Team Maroon, which has no Division I players but has performed well as a unit, rising to an overall mark of 6-2 with victories on Tuesday and […]
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New GFS coach ready to take the helm

Sports July 14, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher In two seasons under head coach Adrian Cox, the girls varsity soccer team at Germantown Friends turned in winning records, finished second in the Friends Schools League playoffs in 2012 and 2013, and participated in the Pa. Independent Schools tournament. However, at the end of the 2013 campaign Cox regretfully told the […]
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Mount scorers awaken in second half

Sports July 7, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher Summertime, and the living was easy for the scoreboard that was being used to keep track of a summer basketball bout in the Lou Cappiella League last Monday. With halftime just 30 seconds away, the electronic device had only been called on to record a total of nine points for Mount St. […]
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NCAA women play back-to-back in short week

Sports July 7, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher The approach of the July 4 holiday weekend caused the NCAA women’s summer basketball league to go with a Tuesday/Wednesday schedule last week instead of the usual Tuesday/Thursday arrangement. It was the last week of an NCAA prohibition which prevented many veteran Division I players from participating, and a number of teams […]
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An uneven outing for GA summer squad

Sports June 30, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher In the Gwynedd Mercy summer league last Wednesday, a change in opponents for Germantown Academy had unfortunate consequences. The Patriots had been scheduled to play Plymouth Whitemarsh, which had initially signed up for the league, but then quickly dropped out. On this particular evening, PW’s spot in the schedule was taken by […]
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