GFS student earns all-state soccer honors

The Germantown Friends School varsity girls soccer team wrapped up a successful season last month, capturing the Friends Schools League title and advancing to the PAISAA State Tournament. Margaret Harvey ‘23 earned All-State Soccer Honors.

SCH girls double down on championships, finish undefeated

This fall, they firmly believed they had what it would take to win both the Inter-Ac title and the PAIS championship. They were right.

PC girls cross country captures PAIS crown

They won the 2021 PA Independent Schools championship meet with a team total of 53 points.

GA boys soccer squad ends season in PAIS finals

A storybook soccer season came to an end for the boys of Germantown Academy last Wednesday afternoon, when a 10-game win streak for the Patriots ended with a 4-2 loss in the championship game of the …

GA-PC Day tennis encounter interrupted by rain

At the fall sports extravaganza known as Germantown Academy-Penn Charter Day, almost all the events began and ended on Saturday, November 13. On the tennis courts, though, a spate of rain just after noon caused several matches to be suspended.

SCH sticksters overcome Quakers in OT to win Commonwealth Cup

You couldn't have asked for any more effort on the part of Penn Charter and SCH as they squared off in the Commonwealth Cup finals last week.
Basketball more
On August 5, Chestnut Hill won a quarterfinal contest for the first time, putting up a 72-64 victory against a fourth-seeded Sky Blue squad consisting of players from Holy Family University.
Field Hockey more
Springside Chestnut Hill Academy's field hockey players had an extension tacked onto the end of their 2021 season, courtesy of the PA Independent Schools Athletic Association. PAIS introduced a Commonwealth Cup Division tourney this year for teams with more modest records.
For the girls on the Springside Chestnut Hill Academy field hockey team, last Thursday's Breast Cancer Awareness Month event meant a lot more than simply donning pink knee socks for their game against visiting Agnes Irwin. Gretta Ehret, Wyndmoor native, Penn Charter graduate, and sister of SCH head coach Emilee Ehret, talked to the Blue Devils about her own personal experiences dealing with the disease, and also its impact on women in general.
Soccer more
In the first half of the November 11 PA Independent Schools soccer tournament semifinal, the girls of top-seeded Springside Chestnut Hill Academy appeared to have the game well in hand.
The boys' soccer season ended last week for all but one area squad, as the winner of the Inter-Ac League championship was decided and teams also engaged in the PA Independent Schools tournament.
Volleyball more
In the PIAA District 1 Class AAA volleyball tournament, third-seeded Mount St. Joseph Academy opened play October 26 against Merion Mercy. The Magic prevailed, 3-1.
Last Monday's victory raised the Blue Devils' record to 3-5 overall. The victories recorded by the locals have all come against non-league opponents; SCH has not fared as well within the Inter-Ac.
Tennis more
As the Inter-Ac League tennis season moved into its final phase, the girls of Springside Chestnut Hill Academy split a pair of matches against Main Line rivals in the middle of last week.
The Germantown Friends School Varsity Tennis team dug deep, drew on their game plan, and maintained their composure to capture the 2021 Friends School League Championship.
Both the results of Athletic Association of Catholic Academies regular season meets and the outcomes of some large invitationals indicated that Mount St. Joseph Academy would be an overwhelming favorite at the AACA championship meet October 19. The Magic lived up to expectations.
In the varsity girls' race at the Inter-Ac League's cross country championships last week, history seemed to be repeating itself for Penn Charter.
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GA field hockey bows to Monarchs of Gwynedd Mercy

Last Friday, The Hunt for Red October ended at Germantown Academy. This wasn't a tale about underseas nuclear adversaries, but one involving two schools whose primary team color is red, and who met on the field hockey turf at GA on October 1.

BASEBALL more
It was a successful 2021 season for the Germantown Warriors, a new baseball team in the Chestnut Hill Youth Sports Club (CHYSC) league.
Germantown Academy senior Angelina Sannicandro '22 was named recipient of the Jennie Finch Empowerment Award. The award, presented by Arm & Hammer, celebrates four young women each year …
Crew more
Julia Veith (far left in photo), a 2021 graduate of William Penn Charter School, won a world championship last weekend rowing for the USA at the 2021 World Rowing Junior Championships in …
After the major high school regattas in May, a few select area boats kept racing on into June, attending the U.S. Rowing Youth National Championships in Sarasota, Fla. on June 10-13. While the …
lacrosse more
Charlotte Hodgson of Penn Charter School has been named to the 2021 USA Select U18 team, chosen as one of 22 of the nation’s top high school girls’ lacrosse players.