Weekly Roundup: Oct. 9-15

As October rolls into its midpoint, it's time for another weekly check-in on how the fall sports teams at Penn Charter have been making out:

10/10: Girls soccer, Boys XC score victories

10/11: Boys water polo bounces back

10/12: Boys soccer topples reigning Catholic League champ …

PC Departs Malvern with a Tie and a Loss

Dreams aren't always realized.

After starting the season with five consecutive wins in non-league play, Penn Charter's football team hoped to start Inter-Ac League competition by beating host Malvern Prep for the first time since 2006

The first 18 minutes were scoreless. MP then stormed to 23 …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, fall sports on Sunday October 15 at 10:17AM
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Friendly Friday Wrap-Up

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Penn Charter's girls tennis no longer has a chance to claim another Inter-Ac League championship. But good vibrations are still important and coach Rose Weinstein's squad created them Friday.

In a home match vs. Notre Dame, the Quakers posted a 4-3 win thanks to two wins apiece in …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, fall sports on Saturday October 14 at 02:59PM
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Boys Soccer Tops Roman Catholic

Boys soccer was Penn Charter's only varsity team in action Thursday and all went very well.

At Lighthouse Field, the Quakers rolled past Roman Catholic, 4-1, thanks to two goals by soph Jude Shorr-Parks and one apiece by senior Andrew Morris and soph Ryan Bradby.

Posted by E. Morrone in silary, fall sports on Friday October 13 at 09:56AM
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Girls Soccer, Boys XC Win Away

That archrival school in Fort Washington felt like home for Penn Charter's girls soccer team Tuesday afternoon.

Thanks to two goals by freshman Janae Stewart, a goal/assist by senior Giovanna "Gi" DeMarco and strong netminding from senior Mack Listman, the Quakers pinned a 3-1 loss on Germantown …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, fall sports on Wednesday October 11 at 07:10AM
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Weekly Roundup: Oct. 2-8

October began like many other months on the calendar: rife with triumphs and accomplishments for the Penn Charter athletic teams and their student athletes. Here's a look back on the first week of October in PC sports: 

10/2: Girls tennis drops tough match vs. Episcopal

10/3: A …

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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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.

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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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