GA volleyball outlasts Agnes Irwin, 3-2

Sports | October 20th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Coming into last Friday’s home court volleyball match, all of the victories in Germantown Academy’s 11-2 overall record had come in three straight games. This would be a different kind of contest altogether. At the end of September, GA had claimed a 3-0 road victory over Inter-Ac League rival Agnes Irwin, but […]

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SCH teams go 2-2 at Baldwin Homecoming

Sports | October 20th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Four girls varsity teams from Springside Chestnut Hill Academy were invited over to Bryn Mawr last Saturday for homecoming games at Inter-Ac rival Baldwin School. Each institution came away with some positives, as the visiting Blue Devils and host Bears wound up with a 2-2 split. There were big wins for SCH […]

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CHC racquetwomen few but talented

Sports | October 20th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Relatively short-staffed compared to previous women’s tennis squads at Chestnut Hill College, the Griffins are still enjoying a successful fall campaign. There are only six full-time players on the team at present, and since standard collegiate matches consist of three doubles matches followed by six singles bouts, each CHC player has to […]

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Mount cross country second at AACA’s

Sports | October 20th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher In 2012, Mount St. Joseph Academy waltzed to the team title at the Athletic Association of Catholic Academies cross country championships, winning by a whopping 46 points. The gap between the champ and the runner-up was much smaller last year, with the Mount holding onto the AACA crown by a mere four […]

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SCH volleyball overcomes Interboro, 3-0

Sports | October 20th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher In the thick of the Inter-Ac volleyball season, the girls of Springside Chestnut Hill Academy were able to pick up a non-league victory on their home court last Wednesday afternoon. As heavy rains washed all outdoor games right off the schedule, the Blue Devil netters wrapped up a 3-0 victory against visiting […]

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GFS boys roll through final dual meet

Sports | October 13th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher In the last cross country competition they’d see before this week’s Friends Schools League Championship Meet, the boys’ team from Germantown Friends capped off the 2014 dual meet season in the league last Tuesday in their customary dominant fashion. Sophomore Nick Dahl cruised around the Belmont Plateau course in 18 minutes and […]

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SCH soccer frustrates Fords in 1-0 win

Sports | October 13th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The odds were long that a 1-0 lead would hold up for 70 minutes against a soccer power such as Haverford School, which arrived at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy last Friday as the top-ranked team in a Southeastern Pennsylvania poll released just days earlier. Somehow, the host Blue Devils pulled it off, […]

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PC booters tie St. Joe’s Prep, 1-1

Sports | October 13th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher In the first week of Inter-Ac soccer competition, the boys of Penn Charter took a break from the league schedule last Wednesday, hosting St. Joseph’s Prep of the Philadelphia Catholic League. An early strike by the visiting Hawks was matched by sophomore Conrad Williams’ goal for the Quakers in the opening minutes […]

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Mount boots cancer, succumbs to Colonials

Sports | October 13th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher During the first week of Breast Cancer Awareness month, the Mount St. Joseph Academy soccer team did its part to battle the disease in all its forms last Monday afternoon. The Magic hosted a fundraiser game benefitting Red Card Cancer, a soccer-oriented effort that was launched in upstate Pennsylvania and has now […]

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PC runners even out record with SCH win

Sports | October 13th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher In one of the last regular-season Inter-Ac League dual meets, the cross country squads from Penn Charter and Springside Chestnut Hill Academy clashed last Tuesday at Belmont Plateau, which will be the site of the Inter-Ac Championships and the Pennsylvania Independent Schools Championships later this month. The PC Quakers are already quite […]

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