Emma Zwall Takes First in XC Invitational

Penn Charter's Emma Zwall continues to enthrall. Though only a freshman, Emma is already creating waves on the local cross country scene. 

On Saturday, coach Andy Zuccotti's squad trekked to William Tennent High, in Warminster, to participate in an invitational event involving 24 …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, fall sports on Sunday October 8 at 11:22AM
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A Football Win and Milestone

Penn Charter's football team has opened the season with five consecutive victories . . . and the most recent triumph closed with a special moment.

Senior Ondrea Hunt, wearing No. 54, (above) made her varsity debut on the final play of Friday night's 35-6 win over host Southern.

As …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, fall sports on Saturday October 7
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Six-Team Roundup for Thursday

Those folks who enjoy seeing cool moments in both halves of a soccer game were rewarded Thursday by Penn Charter's girls.

The opponent at home was Notre Dame and the final score was 4-0.
In the first half, frosh Janae Stewart and senior Giovanna "Gi" DeMarco scored goals a half-minute apart. In the …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, fall sports on Friday October 6 at 07:38AM
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Girls Water Polo Looks Strong in Close Loss

The final result failed by just a little to cause major elation, but coach Brian Hecker was reasonably happy Wednesday after Penn Charter's girls water polo team, playing for the second consecutive day, dropped a 12-11 decision to visiting Hill School.

For one thing, soph Hayley Hunt turned all …

Posted by E. Morrone in silary, fall sports on Thursday October 5
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Multiple PC Teams Score Tuesday Triumphs

Penn Charter's mostly young and green field hockey team has experienced some struggles this season. Tuesday, however, the gals looked like confident veterans.

Coach Steve Wagner's squad traveled to Baldwin for an Inter-Ac game and carved out a 2-0 victory.

Junior Alexa Lenfest and frosh Kaylee …

Girls Tennis Loses Postponed Contest

Photos of Middle School soccer and field hockey, plus the girls tennis match against EA.

The coaches and players connected with Penn Charter's girls tennis team knew Monday's match with visiting Episcopal Academy would be challenging.
Alas, they were correct. 

EA posted a 6-1 victory in this…

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, fall sports on Tuesday October 3 at 08:11AM
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Weekly Roundup: Sept. 25-Oct. 1

With the calendar officially flipped to October, let's look back on the final week of September to see how the Penn Charter athletic teams made out:

9/25: Girls soccer scores comeback victory vs. Agnes Irwin

9/26: Girls cross country races to dominant win over Baldwin

9/27: Girls tennis, soccer …

Maria Perry Wins John Izzard Award

Maria Perry, a member of the Penn Charter crew team, has been named the recipient of the 2017-18 John Izzard Award, which recognizes one junior athlete from the Philadelphia Scholastic Rowing Association for athleticism, achievement and dedication to service.

“I am incredibly proud of Maria&…

Posted by E. Morrone in award, fall sports on Saturday September 30 at 06:55AM
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Defense Impresses in Win over Lawrenceville

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For the second consecutive season, Penn Charter's football squad has roared to a 4-0 start.

In the win that assured this year's hot start, the defense mostly sparkled. Friday, in a game with a 2 o'clock start, the Quakers edged visiting Lawrenceville Prep (NJ), 20-17, and made …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, fall sports on Saturday September 30
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Girls Soccer, Tennis Roll to 6-1 wins

What are the chances?

In different sports, on neighboring playing surfaces, two Penn Charter teams rolled to 6-1 victories Wednesday.

Across School House Lane and down the hill, girls soccer topped Hill School. On the first portion of that property, off to the right, girls tennis bested …

Posted by E. Morrone in silary, fall sports on Thursday September 28
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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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