Familiar new coach for Mount field hockey

Sports August 18, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher As Mount St. Joseph Academy began field hockey practice last week, an interim coach was in charge of the proceedings. After heading the program for the last three seasons, Christina Post (MSJ ’97) is away on maternity leave. The MSJ program isn’t likely to miss a beat, though, since few teams are […]
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Mount summer hoopsters win Cappiella crown

Sports August 11, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher Mount St. Joseph Academy only turned out six players for last Monday’s championship game in the Lou Cappiella Summer Basketball League, but that was sufficient to enable the Magic to get past fellow finalist Pope John Paul High II School, 30-22. The Mounties did most of their scoring in the first half, […]
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Area players move into NCAA League semi’s

Sports August 11, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher Last Tuesday, the final night of regular-season games in the NCAA women’s summer hoops league ended with half-a-dozen squads with win/loss records of 6-6 all vying for the last four spots in the eight-team championship tournament. Players with local connections were on three of those ballclubs, and after a complex tiebreaking procedure, […]
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Oreland-Wyndmoor Little League 12-year-old-team wins district 22 title

Sports August 6, 2014 0 Comments

Oreland-Wyndmoor’s Little League 12-Year-old team won the PA Little League District 22 championship on July 7. The Bulldogs defeated Horsham Little League in the final, 8-3 and were a perfect 7–0, scoring 108 runs, in District 22 tournament play. After winning the district championship, the Bulldogs lost a hard fought game for the Pennslyvania Section […]
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Parity aplenty as NCAA League winds down

Sports August 4, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher If Big Maybelle Smith or Jerry Lee Lewis were able to take a gander at the standings in the NCAA women’s summer basketball league at the end of last week, they might have predicted that there would be a “whole lotta ‘breakin’ goin’ on.” With just one night of regular-season play remaining […]
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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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