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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SCH football 4-0 going into homecoming contest

Sports | September 23rd, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Pete Mazzaccaro A year ago, Father Judge scored 35 points en route to a shutout performance against the Springside Chestnut Hill Academy Blue Devils varsity football team. SCH’s star quarterback Paul Dooley was injured early in the game, taking away a key element of the Blue Devil’s high scoring offense. This past Saturday, Father […]

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SCH booters repulse Hun Warriors, 5-0

Sports | September 22nd, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Host Springside Chestnut Hill Academy controlled the soccer ball the majority of the time in both halves of last Thursday’s home field match, but the Blue Devils were definitely more productive in the second period. In the first 40 minutes, SCH could not add to a lone goal scored by freshman Michael […]

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Mount golf living up to expectations

Sports | September 22nd, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Pretty much the perpetual champion in the Athletic Association of Catholic Academies and currently the defending Class AAA (large school) PIAA state champ, the Mount St. Joseph Academy golf squad shows no signs of faltering this fall. With only two league matches left on the AACA regular-season schedule, the Magic have a […]

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SCH sticksters too much for rebuilding GFS

Sports | September 22nd, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher While Springside Chestnut Hill Academy only graduated two members of its 2013 field hockey team, the stick squad at Germantown Friends found itself in a rebuilding mode at the start of this season. The difference in the number of seasoned varsity players on the two squads figured into the outcome when they […]

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CHC men’s soccer unbeaten in CACC

Sports | September 22nd, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Midway through the second half of last Saturday’s conference home game, the men’s soccer team from Chestnut Hill College was holding onto a 1-0 lead that stemmed from a goal midway through the opening period. The home crowd didn’t have to hold its collective breath during the final minutes of the contest, […]

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