Trial run for GFS & PC girls soccer

Sports | September 2nd, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Penn Charter soccer players ambled down School House Lane last Wednesday to scrimmage against the girls of Germantown Friends School, and although the teams were fairly far apart on the scoreboard at the end of the encounter, it was a valuable exercise for both sides. A talented but youthful Penn Charter team […]

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Many veterans back for SCH field hockey

Sports | September 2nd, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Springside Chestnut Hill Academy fans turning out for the start of the 2014 field hockey seasons will see a lot of familiar faces. Coaches Meg Cipolloni and Katie Mersky are back for the Blue Devils, and so are most of the varsity players from 2013. Two seniors from last year’s squad have […]

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Mount harriers start seeking third AACA title

Sports | August 25th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher If Mount St. Joseph wins a third straight Catholic Academies title this fall, it’s likely to be in a race that has a lot more in common with last year’s championship meet than with the 2012 event. Two years ago, the Magic scorched their AACA rivals to win by a whopping 46 […]

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Mount volleyball filling graduation gaps

Sports | August 25th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher This fall Mount St. Joseph Academy’s volleyball opponents will be seeing a number of new faces on the other side of the net. There are a total of half-a-dozen seniors and juniors, but there are also seven sophomores hoping to make an impact in the 2014 campaign. Mount St. Joe won the […]

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PC field hockey never gets old

Sports | August 25th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Holding its first field hockey practice on Monday, August 18, Penn Charter was already seeing action against other teams by the end of last week. After traveling to Northeast Philly to scrimmage Archbishop Ryan on Friday, the Quakers played their first home match the following day against a visiting squad of Scottish […]

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Mount golf launches season, hosts charity event

Sports | August 18th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Long in the planning stages, a fundraiser presented by the golf team at Mount St. Joseph Academy came to fruition in a very timely manner last Friday at the St. Martin’s Course of the Philadelphia Cricket Club. Called Par Is Your Partner For Suicide Prevention and benefitting the American Foundation for Suicide […]

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SCH grads second in NCAA League

Sports | August 18th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Part of Team Maroon in the Philadelphia/Suburban Women’s NCAA Summer Basketball League, 2012 Springside Chestnut Hill Academy graduates Michelle Boggs (now playing for East Stroudsburg University) and Elana Roadcloud (Ursinus College) made it through the playoff semifinals and into the championship game last week. On Tuesday, sixth-seeded Maroon staged a 48-42 semifinal […]

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Familiar new coach for Mount field hockey

Sports | August 18th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher As Mount St. Joseph Academy began field hockey practice last week, an interim coach was in charge of the proceedings. After heading the program for the last three seasons, Christina Post (MSJ ’97) is away on maternity leave. The MSJ program isn’t likely to miss a beat, though, since few teams are […]

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Mount summer hoopsters win Cappiella crown

Sports | August 11th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Mount St. Joseph Academy only turned out six players for last Monday’s championship game in the Lou Cappiella Summer Basketball League, but that was sufficient to enable the Magic to get past fellow finalist Pope John Paul High II School, 30-22. The Mounties did most of their scoring in the first half, […]

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Area players move into NCAA League semi’s

Sports | August 11th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Last Tuesday, the final night of regular-season games in the NCAA women’s summer hoops league ended with half-a-dozen squads with win/loss records of 6-6 all vying for the last four spots in the eight-team championship tournament. Players with local connections were on three of those ballclubs, and after a complex tiebreaking procedure, […]

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