Up-Hill Battle against Canadian Lax Team

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The name of the school is The Hill Academy and, for Penn Charter, its boys lacrosse team provided quite the uphill battle.

Hill, a widely recognized power from Toronto, Canada, visited the Quakers Monday to start the latter's season and rolled to a 16-5 victory. Hill wasted no time proving its …

Posted by ssexton in silary, spring sports on Tuesday March 14
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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 ssexton in silary, winter sports on Monday March 13
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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 jjudsonrea in silary, award, winter sports, weekly roundup on Monday February 27 at 04:31PM
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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 ssexton 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 ssexton in silary, winter sports on Saturday February 25 at 07:23AM
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Boys BKB Season Ends at GA

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After dropping both decisions to Germantown Academy during the Inter-Ac campaign, Penn Charter's boys basketball team hoped to cause some sweat for its archrival Monday night in the quarterfinal round of the PAISAA Tournament.

The Quakers did just that . . . at least for a while.

With the score …

Posted by ssexton in silary, winter sports on Wednesday February 22 at 02:00PM
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Weekend Results for Indoor Track, Wrestling

Penn Charter's boys indoor track and wrestling teams were busy Saturday in quality events featuring competitors from well beyond the Inter-Ac League.

Yet again, the track guys headed to Lehigh University, in Bethlehem, and this time they were part of the Meet of Champions sponsored by the Track and…

Posted by ssexton in silary, winter sports on Saturday February 18 at 11:20PM
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Girls BKB Show Grit in Final Game

The 2016-17 season is finished for Penn Charter's girls basketball due to a 51-49 overtime loss Friday to host Shipley in the quarterfinal round of the PAISAA Tournament.

This setback was especially tough to accept because the Quakers displayed terrific grit despite losing one top player…

Posted by ssexton in silary, winter sports on Saturday February 18 at 02:17PM
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Boys BKB Beat Shipley, Advance in PAISAA

The rematch gods work in mysterious ways.

Back in December, at home, Penn Charter's boys basketball team was thumped by Shipley, 70-50, in a non-league game.

Wednesday night, the teams met again, at Shipley, in the first round of the PAISAA Tournament and the Quakers scored the final 14 …

Posted by ssexton in silary, winter sports on Thursday February 16
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Girls BKB Battles GA

It's likely the senior members of Penn Charter's girls basketball team will always remember their final game in the Dooney Field House.

Yes, the result was a loss. But what a battle the Quakers offered.

In a wildly entertaining game with numerous fast breaks and long-distance marksmanship &ndash…

Posted by ssexton in silary, winter sports on Wednesday February 15 at 11:58AM
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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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