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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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

Nick Dahl

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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