Mount varsity eight victorious at Stotesbury

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by Tom Utescher For the Mount St. Joseph Academy crew last weekend, everything was riding on the Stotesbury Cup Regatta, which took place on a rain-swollen Schuylkill last Friday and Saturday. Downpours earlier in the month had caused the Philadelphia City Championships to be postponed from May 4 to last Sunday, the day after the […]
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Broadwater brings it, Walker best in Pa.

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by Tom Utescher If the race involved two laps of the track or less, it was owned by tenth-grade girls from local teams at the 2014 Pennsylvania Independent Schools track and field championships. In last Wednesday’s meet at The Hill School in Pottstown, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy’s Brooklyn Broadwater won the three dashes, the 100 […]
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SCH softball doubles up Irish, 10-5

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by Tom Utescher Breaking a 5-5 deadlock with a four-run burst at the top of the fifth inning, visiting Springside Chestnut Hill Academy knocked off Notre Dame last Tuesday afternoon, 10-5. The Blue Devils’ softball squad climbed above the .500 mark in the Inter-Ac League, rising to 6-5 with only a bout against Baldwin School […]
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PC, GA, SCH in top 10 at boys’ Indy meet

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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