Mount summer hoopsters overpower Pandas

Sports June 30, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher In 2013 and 2014, Mount St. Joseph Academy won back-to-back Catholic Academies championships while losing a total of just one league game. With three of last year’s starters now graduated, including two who will be playing at the NCAA Division I level, the Magic are not expected to be as dominant in […]
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GA, Mount, SCH alums open NCAA League

Sports June 30, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher A week later than usual, the Philadelphia/Suburban Women’s NCAA Summer Basketball League got underway at the AAU Renegades’ gymnasium last Tuesday, and even with that delay some players from Division I colleges will have to sit out the first two weeks of action due to an NCAA snafu. The problems did not […]
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Area hoopsters active in Malvern League

Sports June 24, 2014 0 Comments

Area hoopsters active in Malvern League

by Tom Utescher Summer League hoops action got underway for several local grads last week as the Division III Malvern League kicked off its season at Cabrini College. Playing for the Ursinus College entry in the league are Mount St. Joseph alum Adrienne Cellucci and Springside Chestnut Hill Academy graduate Gianna Pownall, both guards who […]
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GFS freshman medals at New Balance Nationals

Sports June 24, 2014 0 Comments

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by Tom Utescher On the weekend of June 13-15, Germantown Friends Freshman Nick Dahl established himself as one of the top ninth-grade distance runners in the U.S. At the Outdoor New Balance Nationals in Greensboro, N.C., The Tigers standout won the freshman two-mile run in a meet-record time, then turned around and placed second in […]
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GA battles Bucks in Gwynedd League

Sports June 23, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher Germantown Academy hoopsters were in action last week in the Gwynedd Mercy Academy Girls Basketball Summer League, which is only in its second year of existence but has attracted 16 teams for its 2014 season. Many of the contests are highly competitive, too, including GA’s clash with Central Bucks West High School […]
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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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