Saturday Wrestling, Track, BBall


There are road trips and then there are serious road trips.

Brunswick School is not exactly in the five-county area. In fact, it's perched in Greenwich, Connecticut, and Penn Charter's wrestling squad made the lengthy trek for a 16-team invitational held Saturday.

On the way home, no…

Posted by ssexton in silary, winter sports on Sunday January 22 at 01:05PM
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NYTimes, Inky on Matt Ryan

‪Game-day prep for Penn Charter fans!

Read the coverage about Matt Ryan OPC '03 in advance of today's NFC championship game.

In the New York Times: Matt Ryan Stays Under the Radar While He Flies High

On Matt Ryan's PC Teammates Say He Was Always Team-First

Posted by ssexton on Sunday January 22 at 09:04AM
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Tags: football, OPC

Tough Friday for Quaker Basketball

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Friday the 20th felt more like Friday the 13th for Penn Charter's varsity basketball teams.

Both squads lost by 14 points.

The boys, playing at home, were outdistanced by Haverford School, 58-44. The girls trekked to Germantown Academy and fell, 47-33.

Just two Quakers scored in …

Posted by ssexton on Saturday January 21 at 11:33AM
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Thursday Squash Round-Up

In Inter-Ac play, Penn Charter's squash teams dropped a pair of 8-1 decisions Thursday. The opponents were Agnes Irwin (girls) and SCH Academy (boys).

The Quakers' winners were No. 1 seeds – soph Elisabeth Ross and junior Marco Rodriguez.

Juniors Charlotte Murray and Chloe Master …

Posted by ssexton in silary, winter sports on Friday January 20 at 08:30AM
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League Wins for Swimming, Basketball

penn charter, inter-ac, basketball, Philadelphia private schoolPenn Charter's basketball teams wouldn't mind making rainy-day trips to SCH Academy more often. The total margin of victory in varsity contests Tuesday was 46 points.

The boys stormed to a 69-42 success and junior Mason Williams led the way by knocking down five three-pointers en route to 21 points…

Posted by ssexton in silary, winter sports on Wednesday January 18 at 08:23AM
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Swim, Shoot, Pin, Run: Weekend Wrap-Up

Penn Charter's girls basketball varsity found itself at the opposite end of the final-score spectrum over the weekend.

In an Inter-Ac game Friday, the visiting Quakers received points from 10 players and rolled to a 49-21 win over Agnes Irwin. The scoring leaders were ninth graders Carmen …

Posted by ssexton in silary, winter sports on Monday January 16 at 10:21AM
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Watch Boys BKB vs. GA Live Online Tonight!

Penn Charter's boys varsity basketball team takes on Germantown Academy (at GA) tonight at 7:30 PM! Can't make it to Fort Washington? Watch the game live online!

Go Charter!

Posted by jjudsonrea in winter sports on Friday January 13 at 03:45PM
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Girls Swimming, Boys Squash Dominate

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It rarely gets any better. Two Penn Charter varsity squads were thoroughly dominant Thursday.

The squash guys hosted Malvern and cruised to a 9-0 victory. Girls swimming hit the road …

Posted by ssexton in silary, winter sports on Friday January 13 at 08:51AM
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Girls Basketball Nods from McDonald's

PC seniors Mireyah “Rey” Davis and Alexis “Lexi” Hnatkowsky have been nominated to play in the 2017 McDonald’s All American Games. The duo is among four boys and six girls from Philadelphia selected by high school coaches, athletic directors, principals and members of …

Posted by jjudsonrea in award, winter sports on Thursday January 12 at 09:48AM
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Indoor Track Racing, Jumping to Success

Penn Charter's indoor track teams headed to Ursinus College on Wednesday to compete in an invitational event sponsored by Hill School. Nine individuals earned top-three finishes, as did two relays.

For the boys, winners were senior Chris Tucker in the 55-meter dash (6.63 seconds) and…

Posted by ssexton in silary, winter sports on Thursday January 12 at 09:21AM
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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!


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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