Siani's Snag Catches Eye of MLB

With a lot of hard work and a touch of luck, baseball fans may know someday the name Mike SianiOver the weekend, the Penn Charter senior-to-be gave them quite a head start.

Each year, 80 of the top American amateur baseball players under the age of 18 gather to participate in the USA …

Posted by J. Judson-Rea in spring sports on Wednesday July 5 at 03:19PM
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National Spotlight Shines on Reece Whitley

Senior Reece Whitley is headed to the 2017 U.S. Nationals/World Championships Swimming Trials in Indiana this week.

The Washington Post profiled Whitley and his impact on the sport thus far, his drive to swim his best times, how he navigates the reality of being one of the few African Americans …

Posted by J. Judson-Rea in winter sports on Tuesday June 27 at 01:49PM
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Three Softball Players Compete in Carpenter Cup

Three Penn Charter softball players were selected to play in the Carpenter Cup Classic, a high school all-star tournament sponsored by the Phillies that pits 16 teams from Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware against each other.

PC Softball Players at Carpenter Cup 2017

Rising junior Abby Manion (left) and rising seniors Ava Nicolucci…

Posted by J. Judson-Rea in spring sports on Friday June 23
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Whitley Announces Verbal Commit to Berkeley

Reece Whitley, Penn Charter Class of 2018 and the top-ranked high school swimming recruit in the country, has verbally committed to the University of California, Berkeley.

Whitley made the announcement on his Twitter page over the weekend.

Whitley, of Lafayette Hill, participated at the Eastern …

Posted by S. Sexton in winter sports on Wednesday June 21 at 08:23AM
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Kudos for Middle School Spring Athletes

Coaches honored Middle School spring athletes Wednesday morning at an assembly in Balderston Commons. In awarding the Sportsmanship and Dedication awards, coaches spoke about their teams and about the contributions of specific student-athletes. 

Posted by J. Judson-Rea in award, spring sports on Thursday June 1 at 02:36PM
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Congratulations to Spring Award Winners

Athletics Banquet Recognizes Student Athletes

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The end-of-year Athletics Banquet honored athletes, coaches and teams, and celebrated an exciting year in athletics that earned PC five Inter-Ac championships – in boys and girls soccer, girls tennis, baseball, and boys track and field…

Posted by S. Sexton on Tuesday May 30 at 11:05AM
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Baseball Ends 25-2 Season with Loss

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One of the best seasons in Penn Charter baseball history ended Saturday with a kick to the gut.

In a PAISAA semifinal, played at Perkiomen School with a 4 o'clock start, the Quakers fell to SCH Academy by a 9-5 score. Their final record was 25-2 and both losses were suffered …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, spring sports on Sunday May 28 at 09:23AM
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2017 PAISAA Softball Champions!

So nice they've done it thrice!

Thanks to pretty much everyone, Penn Charter's softball squad seized its third consecutive state title Wednesday by besting Hill School, 10-5, at Shipley, in the championship game of the PAISAA Tournament.

Coach Doc Mittica's Quakers went 3-0 in the tourney to …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, spring sports on Thursday May 25 at 09:08AM
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Dramatic 6th Advances Softball to State Finals

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As many high school teams involved in ties have discovered, the home sixth can be the best half-inning in softball.

Score a run. Get three outs. Exchange shrieks, high fives and hugs.

Penn Charter experienced that scenario Tuesday in the semifinal round of the PAISAA Tournament.

In a nerve-…

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, spring sports on Wednesday May 24 at 09:25AM
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With Win, Softball Advances in PAISAA

penn charter, pc softball, inter-ac, philadelphia private schoolQuestion: When is a home game played on the road?

Answer: When assistant athletic director Ed Foley works his magic.

Monday, Penn Charter's softball squad was scheduled to host Shipley in the quarterfinal round of the PAISAA Tournament. Rain left the field rather messy, however, and Foley, mindful…

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, spring sports on Tuesday May 23 at 08:40AM
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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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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!

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