Girls XC Defeats GA

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No matter what happens overall, a Penn Charter sports day that includes a win over the forever rival, Germantown Academy, is considered a huge success.

Say hello to the cross country girls . . . and make sure to thank them.

Tuesday in Fort Washington, they were impressive in a 23-32 victory.

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, fall sports on Wednesday September 20 at 07:05AM
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Golf, Polo and Soccer Action

The Inter-Ac League' second invitational golf tournament of the fall did not go as well as did the first for Penn Charter, which hosted and won that one.

But in No. 2, played Monday at Sunnybrook Golf Club, SCH Academy's home course, there were some notable performances.

Patrick Isztwan Golf Winner Penn CharterFirst, freshman Patrick …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, fall sports on Tuesday September 19 at 11:06AM
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Boys Soccer Win Caps Busy Weekend

As the first 40 minutes wound down, Bob DiBenedetto, Penn Charter's boys soccer coach, muttered to no one in particular, "That's the worst half of soccer I've ever seen."

After the game, he noted to his Quakers that they had not played well overall.
"But that's what good teams do — win…

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, fall sports on Monday September 18
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Girls Polo and Hockey Lose at Home

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Rough days on the sports trail hit all schools every so often and Penn Charter wound up having that experience Wednesday. Two girls teams hosted opponents for non-league games and the total score was 21-8, against.

Water polo was doubled up by Wissahickon, 12-6. Field hockey was subdued by …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, fall sports on Thursday September 14
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PC Hosts, Wins Inter-Ac Golf Invitational

Every fall, all six Inter-Ac schools with male students host golf invitationals.

Tuesday, Penn Charter went first and seized first.

The site was the course at Huntingdon Valley Country Club and the Quakers prevailed in what was essentially a four-horse race. The Quakers shot a combined 221 to …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, fall sports on Wednesday September 13 at 08:32AM
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First Fall Weekly Roundup: September 5-11

With school officially back in session, the Penn Charter fall athletic teams are beginning to hit their strides. Read on for early-season updates on to see how our athletes are making out.

9/2: Football, both soccer squads score big Shore wins.

9/5: Field hockey triumphs; girls water polo drops …

Posted by E. Morrone in silary, fall sports, weekly roundup on Monday September 11 at 01:14PM
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Three Contests, Two Wins for PC

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Every football team would be thrilled to average a first down per play, and it doesn't happen too often.

In the first half of a non-league game Friday night at Bonner-Prendergast, Penn Charter averaged almost three first downs per play.

Ten plays. This whopping total: 272 yards.

Crazy, right?

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, fall sports on Sunday September 10 at 07:47AM
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Girls Water Polo Convincing in 15-10 Win

When the Penn Charter sports community last saw Hayley Hunt, in the spring, she was doing a fine job of preventing goals for the girls lacrosse team.

Well, now it's fall and her sport is water polo and her main job is to SCORE goals.

Thursday, the Quakers visited Springfield Montco for a non-…

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, fall sports on Friday September 8 at 12:14PM
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Girls Take One of Two

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Winning your opener always creates good feelings. And those are increased when the most impressive plays get things started and wrap things up.

Tuesday, Penn Charter's field hockey squad hosted Central, of the Public League, and rolled to a 5-0 victory.

The first goal was scored by soph Julia …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, fall sports on Wednesday September 6 at 12:02PM
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Penn Charter has provided student athletes with resources to match their talents. On 44 acres, Penn Charter offers its players and fans:

  • five grass playing fields, two synthetic turf fields, one all-weather, eight-lane track, seven tennis courts, 10 squash courts, four basketball courts, and one swimming pool.
  • PC has four buildings designated for athletics: Graham Athletics Center — with the new Blaine A. Steinberg OPC '11 Center for Fitness and Performance  Kline & Specter Squash Center, Ray Dooney Field House, and the Old Gym.

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Go Charter!

The spirit of Penn Charter athletics is built on a storied tradition of excellence and the belief that the interplay of academics, arts and athletics leads to strong, creative, resilient and flexible people.

Skilled teachers and coaches help our students understand – whether on the playing field or in the classroom – how to collaborate and compete, how to win with grace, and how to handle challenges and setbacks.

Our school cheer is: Go Charter!

We appreciate the student athletes who are now powering PC to great feats, and look forward to welcoming those who will do so in the future. Also, of course, we eternally appreciate the efforts of all OPCs!

Penn Charter

A Friends School for Girls and Boys, Pre-K to 12

3000 West School House Lane Philadelphia, PA 19144 215.844.3460
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