PC field hockey fries Phoenix, 8-0

Sports | September 22nd, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher After a modest scoring output in a 3-1 loss to Shipley School back on September 9, Penn Charter’s field hockey franchise opened the offensive floodgates against another Friends Schools League opponent last Friday, turning away visiting Friends Central School by a score of 8-0. Senior Sophie Eldridge, who will sign with Northwestern […]

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CHC women clip Falcons for first win

Sports | September 22nd, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Over the first few weeks of the 2014 soccer season, neither goals nor victories were easy to come by for the women of Chestnut Hill College. Both came the Griffins’ way in last Saturday’s home match, when a first-half goal by freshman Kylee Jazikoff held up for a 1-0 win. After being […]

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SCH field hockey rolls to 5-0 record

Sports | September 15th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher After a visit to Springside Chestnut Hill Academy last Friday afternoon, Shipley School’s field hockey players must have been glad that their school no longer belongs to the Inter-Ac League. The Gators have seen quite enough of SCH’s Allie Billock, a senior forward who scored five goals in the Blue Devils’ 8-2 […]

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Hectic early schedule for CHC spikers

Sports | September 15th, 2014 | 1 Comment

by Tom Utescher A young Chestnut Hill College volleyball squad showed its resilience in a home match last Friday night, initially going down a set, 17-25, then battling back to take the next three, 26-24, 25-16, and 25-20. The win over New Hampshire’s St. Anselm College was the second victory of the day for the […]

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Shipley slips by SCH tennis, 3-2

Sports | September 15th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher More Springside Chestnut Hill Academy players enjoyed success in their tennis contests last Tuesday than those from visiting Shipley School, but Shipley actually won more matches. That’s because the four successful SCH athletes were paired up in doubles competition, while the visiting Gators were the winners in the three singles contests on […]

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SCH volleyball plugging key gaps

Sports | September 15th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Although the volleyball team at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy suffered some key losses from the 2013 line-up, the team will be able to build around a small group of returning veterans this fall. “We have some experience, but we have some big holes to fill from graduation,” underscored fifth–year head coach Heather […]

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PC booters nip Tigers in overtime

Sports | September 8th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The soccer fields of Penn Charter and Germantown Friends School lie less than half-a-mile apart along School House Lane, and when the boys’ teams from the two schools met in a non-league game at Charter last Thursday, they had more than geography in common. The two bands of booters are looking to […]

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Area runners in weekend action

Sports | September 8th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Germantown Friends track sensation Sarah Walker, now a junior, switched her fall sport from soccer to cross country this year, and she won a 3k race that her school staged at Belmont Plateau last Friday. The GFS X-C Invitational included five boys’ teams and three girls’ teams; Germantown Academy did not field […]

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Mount tennis at 4-0 after Villa win

Sports | September 8th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher In a lengthy league tennis match last Wednesday, the second doubles duo from host Mount St. Joseph Academy remained undefeated while helping their team improve to 4-0 on the season. In the last match on the court, seniors Kaitlyn Meister and Serena Romanelli pulled off a straight-sets victory to clinch a 3-2 […]

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Late goals lift Mount hockey to 2-0

Sports | September 8th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The time of possession, the penalty corner totals, and other statistics favored Mount St. Joseph Academy, but as the end of last Tuesday’s field hockey home opener approached, the scoreboard showed the host Magic trailing Neshaminy High School, 1-0. On a corner play that took place with no time left in regulation, […]

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