A magical state debut for Mount St. Joe

Sports March 10, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher For Mount St. Joseph Academy everything was falling into place – quite literally. With three minutes left in last Friday’s first-round game in the PIAA Class AAAA state tournament, junior guard Mary Kate Ulasewicz drove past a Cardinal O’Hara defender and lofted an improbable lay-up. The ball took a wicked spin on […]
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CHC Griffins wrap up hoops season

Sports March 3, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher Last week the men’s and women’s basketball teams wrapped up a 2013-14 season that neither squad will be unhappy to put behind them. Although both squads played tough against some strong opponents, they finished under .500 overall, the men at 10-17, and the women at 8-18. Despite their disappointing final record, the […]
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Mount heads to States as district’s third seed

Sports March 3, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher Mount St. Joseph Academy’s basketball team is moving on from regional competition and into the PIAA Class AAAA state tournament, but not – as the Magic had hoped – as the number one seed out of District 1. Seeded first for the start of the district tournament, the Mount lost a defensive […]
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Young Patriots finish as Pa. Runner-Up

Sports February 24, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher Coming off a relatively disappointing 2012-2013 regular season, the Germantown Academy girls redeemed themselves by reaching the finals of the Pa. Independent Schools Basketball Tournament. Five seniors, including an NCAA Division I player, graduated from that team, so Patriot supporters were left to wonder how well their 2013-14 ballclub would fare with […]
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GFS, PC, SCH compete in Pa. wrestling tourney

Sports February 24, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher A trip to central Pennsylvania two weekends ago netted bronze medals for grapplers from Germantown Friends and Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, as the two schools, along with Penn Charter, competed in the 2014 Pa. Independent Schools Wrestling Tournament at Mercersburg Academy. Third-place finishes were recorded by GFS senior Matt Reed at 152 […]
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SCH closes out season in quarterfinals

Sports February 24, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher After winning its opening game in the Pa. Independent Schools tournament, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy saw its 2013-14 basketball campaign come to an end in a quarterfinal contest last Tuesday. Host Episcopal Academy, the defending champ and the top seed in this year’s draw, built a double-digit lead early in the game. […]
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PC girls make it to tourney final four

Sports February 24, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher In consecutive games back in mid-December, Penn Charter’s girls basketball team upset highly-regarded Shipley School, 55-51, but then lost, 38-32, to an Academy of Notre Dame team that was considerably down on talent compared to the previous winter. In the Pa. Independent Schools tournament last week, PC ended its 2013-14 season against […]
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