Highlights for Lacrosse, Track, Tennis

Winning is nice, winning with class is better. Penn Charter's girls lacrosse squad did both Thursday.

The final score in a non-league game versus Little Flower, a Catholic school in Hunting Park, was 21-6 and the margin could have been outrageously higher. The halftime score was 17-3. Thereafter,…

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, spring sports on Friday April 28 at 12:56PM
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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 S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Monday March 13
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Winter Athletes Recognized

Honors for Winter Athletes from Coaches and Inter-Ac

Congratulations to all of our winter teams and athletes!

Penn Charter wrapped up the winter season with an award ceremony for Upper School winter athletes on March 8. Coaches honored their players and announced the Inter-Academic League picks.…

Posted by J. Judson-Rea in award, winter sports on Thursday March 9 at 05:18PM
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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 J. Judson-Rea 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 S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Sunday February 26
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Weekly Roundup: Feb. 12-20

The Quakers are wrapping up the winter season ...

Feb. 14: In regular season play, the girls basketball team lost a hard-fought game vs. Germantown Academy.

Feb. 15: Varsity squash and JV indoor track both competed on Wednesday.

Penn Charter Boys Basketball vs Shipley 2017Feb. 15: Boys basketball defeated Shipley to advance in the PAISAA

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 S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Saturday February 18 at 11:20PM
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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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Weekly Roundup: Feb 5 - 12

There was big action throughout last week for PC teams. 

Tuesday, Feb. 7: Girls swimming and diving shined at Champs.

Wednesday, Feb. 8: Boys swimming competed at Champs and brought home some medals.

Friday, Feb. 10: Senior night for girls basketball and wrestling, plus great work by …

Posted by J. Judson-Rea in silary, winter sports, weekly roundup on Monday February 13 at 09:40AM
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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 …

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Facilities

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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