SCH boys lacrosse stops Spartans of St. Mark’s

Sports March 24, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher After splitting their first two official lacrosse games against a pair of Maryland teams during the second week of March, the boys of Springside Chestnut Hill Academy improved to 2-1 last weekend as they hosted a Saturday matinee against St. Mark’s High School of Wilmington, Del. The Blue Devils built a 3-0 […]
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Crew debut on Schuylkill for area rowers

Sports March 17, 2014 1 Comment

by Tom Utescher The 2014 scholastic rowing season was launched last Sunday on the Schuylkill at the first of the five races that make up the annual Manny Flick/Horvat series. Springside Chestnut Hill Academy sat this one out, but other area schools had crews out on the river on this clear, but chilly and breezy […]
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SCH and Mount test stick strength

Sports March 17, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher As in 2013, Mount St. Joseph travelled to Springside Chestnut Hill Academy for its first scrimmage of the lacrosse season. The encounter took place last Friday on the Blue Devils’ artificial turf, where three days earlier SCH outscored Abington High School in its first interscholastic skirmish. Because of PIAA rules (and the […]
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Mount goes off cliff against Dover

Sports March 17, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher In last Tuesday’s Class AAAA second-round action, four girls’ basketball teams from District 1 advanced to the elite eight stage in the 2014 state championships, but the original number one seed for the district’s own tournament wasn’t among them. That ballclub, Mount St. Joseph Academy, emerged from the District 1 playoffs as […]
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Area winners at PA Indoor Track Champs

Sports March 17, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher Their time of 4:03.83 was more than five seconds faster than the mark turned in by the second-place foursome. On the first of the month, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy’s Brooklyn Broadwater put on quite a show at the Pennsylvania Track and Field Coaches Association Indoor State Championship at Penn State University. The […]
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Fiechter Invicta: Chestnut Hill’s squash superstar

Sports March 10, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher Still a few months away from her high school graduation, Chestnut Hill’s Olivia Fiechter has already secured her status as one of the best squash players the Philadelphia area has ever produced. When Germantown Friends School allowed her to begin playing on its varsity team as an eighth-grader, she immediately took over […]
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Late lax lapse sinks CHC men

Sports March 10, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher Final scores often don’t reflect the nature of entire games, and a case in point was seen at Chestnut Hill College last Saturday, when the men’s lacrosse team took the field for its second home game of the season. With less than nine minutes remaining in the Griffins’ East Coast Conference opener, […]
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