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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CHC men’s tennis reaches conference finals

Sports May 5, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher The men’s tennis team at Chestnut Hill College repeated as runner-up in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference championships two weekends ago, hosting the event on its main campus courts. Second-seeded CHC swept past the University of the Sciences, 5-0, in the semifinal round on Saturday, April 26, but succumbed by the same […]
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Norwood and GFS meet in softball session

Sports May 5, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher When Nazareth Academy was unable to make the trip from Northeast Philly to Norwood Fontbonne for a scheduled Girls Catholic Academies League softball game last Monday, the NFA Bears didn’t want to waste a beautiful spring afternoon. They were able to find a non-league opponent only about 15 minutes away, as the […]
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GA offense overcomes Charter sticksters

Sports May 5, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher Four players scored three or more goals for host Germantown Academy last Friday, as the Patriots’ girls lacrosse team turned away traditional rival and fellow Inter-Ac League member Penn Charter, 21-7. Depositing the last two goals of the first half to trail 11-5 at the interlude, the Quakers were still half-a-dozen points […]
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“Cities” swamped, but local crews kept busy

Sports May 5, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher Last week’s flooding caused the postponement of one of the largest rowing events of the season, the Philadelphia Scholastic Rowing Association City Championships. The waters in Schuylkill had returned to a relatively benign level, but immense deposits of mud along Kelly Drive, and in the parking and spectator areas caused the City […]
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GFS lax pulls away late to top Mount, 15-12

Sports April 28, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher Historically, not many sporting events are scheduled between Germantown Friends School and Mount St. Joseph Academy, but when neither of the lacrosse teams at the two schools appeared on the schedule for the annual Katie Samson Lacrosse Festival last weekend, a meeting was arranged for Saturday afternoon down at GFS. The host […]
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SCH Devil girls clubbed by Churchwomen

Sports April 28, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher Starting in on the second round of Inter-Ac League golf matches, the girls of Springside Chestnut Hill Academy played their rematch against Episcopal Academy last Tuesday. On SCH’s home course at Sunnybrook Golf Club (par 36 for the front nine holes), the visiting EA Churchwomen received two rounds in the 40’s as […]
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SCH girls win Penn Relays Prep race

Sports April 28, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher Pictured are the members of Springside Chestnut Hill Academy’s 4 x 400 relay team (from left): freshman Terri Turner (lead-off), sophomore Brooklynn Broadwater (anchor), sophomore Julia Reeves (second leg), junior Jamie Costarino (third leg). Last Thursday at the Penn Relays the Blue Devil quartet won the Prep School “Prep” 4 x 400 […]
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Mount St. Joe softball tops Trojans, 9-2

Sports April 28, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher On a jaunt up Bethlehem Pike to Wissahickon High School last Monday, Mount St. Joseph started out with a four-run burst of offense, including the eventual game-winner and the first insurance run. With sophomore Kailey Karabin accumulating 11 strike-outs (against four walks), the Magic held the host Trojans in check and came […]
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