GFS girls prevail in close dual meet

Sports | October 13th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Throughout the fall season, Germantown Friends cross country runners get to test themselves regularly at major invitational races both here and out-of-state. On the other hand, the Tigers rarely receive a challenge in dual meets against rivals from the Friends Schools League, where GFS has been dominant for more than a decade. […]

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Mount runners rise to 6-0 in league

Sports | October 6th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Mount St. Joseph Academy runners finished the month of September with a flawless record in cross country dual meets within the Athletic Association of Catholic Academies. A convincing 21-40 victory over host Villa Maria last Monday gave the Magic a 6-0 record with only a contest against Nazareth Academy remaining on the […]

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SCH golf improves in Inter-Ac events

Sports | October 6th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher When the Inter-Ac League staged the fourth of its regular-season golf invitationals last Wednesday, the players from host Springside Chestnut Hill Academy took advantage of their familiarity with Sunnybrook Golf Club and put up their best outcome of the season thus far. While the Main Line league members – Episcopal Academy, Haverford […]

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GFS field hockey overcome by ANC

Sports | October 6th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Germantown Friends started the 2014 field hockey season without 10 members of last year’s varsity squad, and the personnel difficulties didn’t end there for the Tigers. In the team’s first game in October, senior starter Cat McNally was just returning to action after taking a wicked whack to one of her fingers, […]

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Mount golfers storm to another AACA title

Sports | October 6th, 2014 | 1 Comment

by Tom Utescher A very talented golf team that appears in firm command of its own destiny, Mount St. Joseph Academy easily extended its long reign of the Athletic Association of Catholic Academies last week. On Monday at the Philadelphia Cricket Club’s Militia Hill course, the Magic wrapped up an undefeated regular season in the […]

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GFS cross country getting out and about

Sports | September 29th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The cross country athletes at Germantown Friends School have gotten in the habit of venturing off to major out-of-state meets over the course of the fall season, and this year is no exception. Two weekends ago, the top boys and girls on the team travelled south to participate in the 2014 Adidas® […]

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SCH starts well, but GA booters finish better

Sports | September 29th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Less than 15 minutes into their soccer match at Springside Chestnut Hill last Tuesday, things had taken a surprising turn for the girls of Germantown Academy. The Patriots found themselves down a goal, thanks to a quick strike by SCH ninth-grader Emily McNesby, and they were also down a player, since their […]

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Mount spikers show spunk against Villa

Sports | September 29th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Lady Luck was looking the other way last Thursday as host Mount St. Joseph Academy was preparing to face one of the toughest opponents on its volleyball schedule. Perennial Catholic Academies League and District 1 power Villa Maria had arrived in the Mount’s gymnasium, and during warm-ups MSJ senior Sarah Thomas aggravated […]

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Rocky Inter-Ac start for PC girls soccer

Sports | September 29th, 2014 | 2 Comments

by Tom Utescher For the time being, at least, the girls on the Penn Charter soccer team found that their world had turned upside down. Beiginning the defense of their 2013 Inter-Ac League title, the Quakers wound up in a 2-2 draw at Episcopal Academy in last Tuesday’s 2012 league opener. Worse news was to […]

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GFS booters overcome Irish, 2-1

Sports | September 29th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Senior Sophia Liguiti deposited a penalty kick to give the home team a 1-0 lead shortly after the second half got underway. The visitors tied the match with 16 minutes remaining, but it didn’t take long for Greta Meyer, another Tigers 12th-grader, to notch the winning goal and help her team improve […]

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