PC, GA, SCH in top 10 at boys’ Indy meet

Sports May 19, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher The Penn Charter boys finished fifth and Germantown Academy was sixth last Wednesday in a field of 15 teams competing in the 2014 Pennsylvania Independent Schools track and field championships. Springside Chestnut Hill Academy wound up eighth in the team standings, while two other Inter-Ac League teams, Malvern Prep and the Haverford […]
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Rowers medal at a strange Stotesbury

Sports May 19, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher For Inter-Ac and Friends Schools League crews from the area, the smallest boats were the most successful on the first day of last weekend’s Stotesbury Cup Regatta, but on the second day, they were almost banned from racing entirely. What is billed as the nation’s largest and oldest scholastic rowing event was […]
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GA girls second, SCH third at Inter-Ac meet

Sports May 12, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher Of the 15 events contested at last Saturday’s Inter-Ac League track and field championships at Malvern Prep, the girls of Germantown Academy won seven and runners from Springside Chestnut Hill placed first in four others, but it was a broad-based effort by Episcopal Academy that allowed the Churchwomen to repeat as league […]
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GFS lax salutes seniors, then levels Hill

Sports May 12, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher The departing seniors were officially recognized before last Friday’s lacrosse match at Germantown Friends, then the Tigers quickly refocused and got down to business, turning out an 18-8 victory over visiting Hill School. Schuyler Nissen, a 12th-grader who has signed with the University of Cincinnati, scored five goals, and the winners got […]
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Mount track runs third at AACA meet

Sports May 12, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher Unexpectedly hosting the Athletic Association of Catholic Academies track and field championships last Wednesday, Mount St. Joseph Academy finished third at the league meet, posting 98 total points to come in behind champion Gwynedd Mercy (152 pts.) and runner-up Villa Joseph Marie (118). Fourth through seventh in the standings (Sacred Heart did […]
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SCH lax makes late run at GA girls

Sports May 12, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher For the home crowd at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, the first half of last Thursday’s girls lacrosse rematch against Germantown Academy seemed like a disturbing déjà vu experience, one that harked back to GA’s 14-6 romp over the Blue Devils in the Inter-Ac League opener back in the middle of March. Last […]
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Mount hangs in for a half with Merion

Sports May 12, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher The lacrosse game between Mount St. Joseph and league leader Merion Mercy back on April 1 was a 20-10 romp for the Main Line club, but late in the first half of last Monday’s rematch, the host MSJ Magic only trailed 6-5. The Golden Bears deposited two more goals before halftime, though, […]
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PC is runner-up at Inter-Ac championships

Sports May 12, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher For defending Inter-Ac League champion Penn Charter, getting off to a strong start in the field events at last weekend’s 2014 track and field championships would be an important key for the Quakers if they wanted to retain their crown. The host for the 128th edition of the annual meet, Malvern Prep, […]
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GFS softball unbeaten in FSL regular season

Sports May 12, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher With last Tuesday’s 12-0 mercy rule victory over visiting Westtown School, Germantown Friends finished its Friends Schools League regular season schedule without a loss, clinching the top seed for the league playoffs for the first time in the history of the program. The Tigers (9-0 league, 10-1 overall) did all of their […]
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SCH lax can’t quite close out Irwin

Sports May 5, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher On the brink of the beginning of May, weather conditions worse than on many days in late March confronted the girls of host Springside Chestnut Hill Academy and visiting Agnes Irwin as they converged for an Inter-Ac League lacrosse match last Tuesday afternoon. Back on April 4, the Irwin Owls had rolled […]
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