PC Swimmers Having Busy Summer

Although the summer represents a period of downtime for high school athletics, a handful of Penn Charter swimmers have been hard at work.

Senior Reece Whitley, the nation’s top swim recruit who committed to swim collegiately to the University of California, Berkeley this summer, will have a …

Posted by J. Judson-Rea in winter sports on Friday August 4 at 09:17AM
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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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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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Tucker & Blake in Nationals Indoor

Two Penn Charter seniors, Chris Tucker and Akeem Blake, headed to New York City over the weekend to compete in the final event of the winter track season, the New Balance Nationals Indoor.

Held at the Armory Track & Field Center, in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan, the event …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Monday March 13
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Winter Athletes Recognized

Honors for Winter Athletes from Coaches and Inter-Ac

Congratulations to all of our winter teams and athletes!

Penn Charter wrapped up the winter season with an award ceremony for Upper School winter athletes on March 8. Coaches honored their players and announced the Inter-Academic League picks.…

Posted by J. Judson-Rea in award, winter sports on Thursday March 9 at 05:18PM
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Weekly Roundup: Feb. 19-25

Late-season accolades came calling last week!

Feb. 22: Three varsity girls basketball seniors received honors from the Markward Basketball Club.

Penn Charter Swimming at Easterns 2017 PodiumFeb. 23-24: Swimming raced at Easterns with great swims from our boys and our girls. 

Feb. 25: Reece Whitley set, and then set again, a …

Posted by J. Judson-Rea in silary, award, winter sports, weekly roundup on Monday February 27 at 04:31PM
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Coaches Honor Middle School Winter Athletes

Middle School athletics focuses on skill and player development. Our students grow as teammates and as athletes under the care of great coaches.

The coaches commended their teams for great work this season, and they highlighted athletes with exceptional sportsmanship as well as dedication to …

Posted by J. Judson-Rea in award, winter sports on Monday February 27 at 04:23PM
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Winter Sports End with Record Breaker

Reece Whitley certainly knows how to provide outrageous entertainment.

In the far-and-away highlight of Penn Charter's participation Saturday on Day Two of the Eastern Invitational Swimming Championships at Franklin & Marshall College, in Lancaster, Penn Charter's amazing junior broke a …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Sunday February 26
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Day 1 at Easterns: Fast!

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You know how things usually go in swimmingThe winner touches the wall and the runnerup does so an instant later.

On Friday at Franklin & Marshall College, on Day One of the Eastern Interscholastic Championships, Penn Charter junior Reece Whitley claimed a win and the second guy …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Saturday February 25 at 07:23AM
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Markward Club Honors Three Seniors

PC seniors Mireyah Davis, Lexi Hnatkowsky and Juliet Webb recently received regional recognition for their achievements on the basketball court and in the classroom.

Penn Charter Markward Basketball Club Award Winners 2017Mireyah, Lexi and Juliet (pictured, left) have been honored by the Markward Club, one of the most prestigious basketball honors …

Posted by J. Judson-Rea in award, winter sports on Friday February 24
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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!

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