Late Heroics Earns Boys Hoops Overtime Win

Down by 11 points with 4:35 remaining. Down by nine with 3:10 remaining. Down by six with 18 seconds remaining.

Then? Three-point bucket by senior Mason Williams (pictured above). Steal by soph Ryan "Pooch" Holmes. Another three-pointer by Williams.

Those heroics sent Tuesday…

Posted by E. Morrone in silary, winter sports on Wednesday December 13 at 10:42AM
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Weekly Roundup: Dec. 4-10


As Penn Charter rumbles toward winter break, let's take a look back to see how the Quaker athletic teams performed this past week:

12/5: Boys hoops overcomes slow start, topples AFS

12/6: Boys squash blanks Malvern in league opener

12/7: Boys squash keeps it rolling vs. GFS

12/8: PC…

Posted by E. Morrone in silary, winter sports, weekly roundup on Monday December 11 at 01:34PM
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Boys Squash Keeps It Rolling vs. GFS

Not even contests on consecutive days, with No. 2 on the road, could prevent Penn Charter's boys squash team from turning heads.

After blanking visiting Malvern Prep Wednesday, the Quakers took the short trek to Germantown Friends School Thursday and posted an 8-1 victory.

Coach Damon Leedale…

Posted by E. Morrone in silary, winter sports on Friday December 8 at 11:38AM
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Boys Squash Blanks Malvern In League Opener

Penn Charter's boys squash squad continues not to skip a beat.

In Wednesday's Inter-Ac opener, the Quakers blanked visiting Malvern Prep, 9-0, and eight matches featured three-game sweeps.

"Overall a very solid and professional performance by the boys; working well on the areas we have…

Posted by E. Morrone in silary, winter sports on Thursday December 7 at 12:07PM
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Boys Hoops Overcomes Slow Start, Tops AFS

You miss your first eight shots and allow your opponent to score the first 10 points.

Later, you lead by as many as 18.

Not all basketball games unfold in normal fashion and Exhibit A was on display Tuesday as Penn Charter's boys squad bested visiting Abington Friends, 60-46.

Among other things…

Posted by E. Morrone in silary, winter sports on Wednesday December 6 at 11:51AM
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Weekly Roundup: Nov. 27-Dec. 3

With PC/GA Day and Thanksgiving both in the rearview mirror, that means it's officially time for winter sports action at Penn Charter! Take a look at how the teams fared in their first week of game action:

11/28: Both hoops squads, girls squash start off strong

11/29: PC, Inter-Ac …

Posted by E. Morrone in silary, award, fall sports, winter sports, weekly roundup on Tuesday December 5 at 11:25AM
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Girls Squash Continues Super Start to Season

Penn Charter's girls squash team again has taken a trip to Dominationville.

Monday, the visiting Quakers bested Harriton, 8-1.

The most compelling matches featured senior captain Meredith Bernstein and junior Lexie Kaiser. Five games were required in each and the final scores were 3-2. Junior…

Posted by E. Morrone in silary, winter sports on Tuesday December 5
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Both Squash Squads Pick Up Thursday Wins

Every team's opener should turn out this well.

Thursday, Penn Charter's boys varsity squash squad commenced its season with a match against visiting Conestoga and stormed to a 9-0 victory. 

Senior Marker Angelakis, in the No. 2 spot, was the most dominant Quaker. He won by 3-0 and lost…

Posted by E. Morrone in silary, winter sports on Friday December 1 at 10:35AM
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Hoops, Girls Squash Teams Begin Winning Winters

Because Williams is a common surname, you can't assume a guy and gal are brother and sister.

But Penn Charter's respective basketball squads DO feature siblings in Mason and Carmen Williams and Tuesday they fueled opening day victories.

Mason, a senior, drilled four treys en route to 22 …

Posted by E. Morrone in silary, winter sports on Wednesday November 29
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Quakers Capture Five Wins At 131st PC/GA Day

The last time Penn Charter's football team won nine games, the players very may well have traveled to the competition in trains or horse and buggies because the year was 1905.

This year's nine-win Quakers team wrapped up PC-GA Day on Nov. 11 by posting a 26-17 victory over visiting …

Posted by E. Morrone in silary, fall sports on Tuesday November 14 at 01:51PM
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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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