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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Squash and Indoor Track Round-Ups

If not for winter weather issues, PC's boys squash program would have completed its season Sunday in Hartford, Conn.

Instead, a match with another Philly-area school, Conestoga, unfolded Wednesday across School House Lane in the Kline & Specter Squash Center. It was part …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Thursday February 16 at 07:13PM
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Mid-Atlantic Squash Action

Thanks to Director of Squash Damon Leedale-Brown for this summary ...
Boys Varsity Squash
Seeded #2 in Division 2, the boys cruised through their 8am match against Haverford JV and then prepared for what looked to be a tough encounter against GFS in the semi-finals of the …
Posted by S. Sexton in winter sports on Tuesday February 7 at 08:20AM
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Weekly Roundup: Jan. 30 - Feb. 5

Penn Charter's current student athletes put in some great work in a frenzied and fun-filled week leading up to the Super Bowl, which featured Falcons QB and NFL MVP Matt Ryan OPC '03.

Girls and boys varsity basketball teams both pulled in weekday wins.

Two seniors committed to play soccer in …

Girls Swim to Big Win over GA

Coach Brian Hecker and the members of Penn Charter's girls swimming team are walking on air today . . . maybe even walking on water.

In a home meet Tuesday, for what Hecker said was the first time in history, the squad managed to top arch-rival Germantown Academy. The score was 93-92.

Though the…

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Wednesday January 25
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Thursday Squash Round-Up

In Inter-Ac play, Penn Charter's squash teams dropped a pair of 8-1 decisions Thursday. The opponents were Agnes Irwin (girls) and SCH Academy (boys).

The Quakers' winners were No. 1 seeds – soph Elisabeth Ross and junior Marco Rodriguez.

Juniors Charlotte Murray and Chloe Master …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Friday January 20 at 08:30AM
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League Wins for Swimming, Basketball

penn charter, inter-ac, basketball, Philadelphia private schoolPenn Charter's basketball teams wouldn't mind making rainy-day trips to SCH Academy more often. The total margin of victory in varsity contests Tuesday was 46 points.

The boys stormed to a 69-42 success and junior Mason Williams led the way by knocking down five three-pointers en route to 21 points…

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Wednesday January 18 at 08:23AM
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Girls Swimming, Boys Squash Dominate

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It rarely gets any better. Two Penn Charter varsity squads were thoroughly dominant Thursday.

The squash guys hosted Malvern and cruised to a 9-0 victory. Girls swimming hit the road …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Friday January 13 at 08:51AM
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Swimming, Basketball, Squash Updates

If you love watching noteworthy performances – no matter who posts them – here's hoping you were among the spectators at Penn Charter's pool on Tuesday.

Yes, the boy Quakers were outdone by Haverford School as a team, 106-72, and in records, 3-2, but the viewing was well worth it…

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Wednesday January 11 at 12:29PM
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Boys Squash Loses Tough Non-League Match

Penn Charter's varsity boys squash was blanked by Shipley, 9-0, on Thursday in a non-league match played at the Fairmount Athletic Club.

Junior Soren "57" Heinz, in the No. 8 slot, was the only Quaker to extend his match to five games.

Classmate Marker Angelakis (No. 2) also had good moments. He …

Posted by J. Judson-Rea in silary, winter sports on Friday January 6 at 10:43AM
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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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A Friends School for Girls and Boys, Pre-K to 12

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