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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PC Lax Coaches Teaching in Japan

Penn Charter lacrosse coaches Joey Sankey OPC '11 and Colleen Magarity traveled to Japan last week to coach lacrosse. Sachiyo Yamada, owner of Cross Crosse, organized the trip and event with a goal to have some of the best male and female lacrosse players from the U.S. teach in universities in …
Posted by ssexton in spring sports on Thursday February 23 at 11:39AM
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Spring Sports Awards

The Spring Sports Award Presentations honored outstanding achievements in athletics and sportsmanship. PC's teams each put up a solid season.


Softball won the Inter-Ac with an undefeated league record and only two losses in the season. The team beat Baldwin on Thursday – handily …

Posted by jjudsonrea in award, spring sports on Friday May 27, 2016
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PC Spring Season Athletes in Pictures

Local sports photographer Zamani Feelings once again captured PC varsity athletes in action and the results are incredible. Such ferocity! What focus!



The sets for spring teams are listed below, and albums, including winter sports, are available here. Zamani …

Posted by jjudsonrea in spring sports on Tuesday May 24, 2016 at 01:17PM
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Weekly Roundup: May 16-22

With the regular season drawing to a close PC teams nailed down a few wins before the end of regulation. Ted Silary OPC '69 was there to photograph the action. Read up on the details from last week and see who's doing what in championship play.

Early in the week, Softball extended their …

Posted by jjudsonrea in spring sports, weekly roundup on Monday May 23, 2016 at 10:08AM
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Details, Photos for Girls Lax and Softball

On one of the few days this month with beautiful weather, there was still some precipitation.

Human variety.

While posing for pics with classmates Meredith Chernak and Sarah Fleming, senior Hannah Fox, a winner of 13 varsity letters over five years, could not help but release a few tears after …

Posted by ssexton in silary, spring sports on Saturday May 21, 2016 at 02:08PM
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League Honors for Boys Lacrosse Players

The Inter-Ac League has released its coaches' all-star team for boys lacrosse and five Penn Charter players are included.

The first-team honorees are senior midfielder Cody Sweeney and senior goalie Sean McKee.

And the following players received honorable mention: junior attack Luke Stansfield, …

Posted by ssexton in spring sports on Friday May 20, 2016
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One Day, Three Big Accomplishments

Softball/baseball combo days don't get much better.

And the best part was this: The games were played at home on adjacent fields.

Doc Mittica, the softball coach, said his team "was focused on winning the Inter-Ac outright."

Relentlessly focused, in fact.

The Quakers bested Agnes …

Posted by ssexton in silary, spring sports on Thursday May 19, 2016
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Final Games, Plus Post-Season Dates

The spring season is wrapping up, so there is lots of activity:

Boys and girls track conclude thier seasons today, competeing at the PIASAA state meet at the Hill School in Pottstown. Follow the coverage live.

Boys lax continue the Inter-Ac Challenge with a second-round game tonight …

Posted by ssexton in spring sports on Wednesday May 18, 2016 at 02:01PM
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Tuesday Update for Lax & Tennis

Tuesday was Senior Day for girls varsity lacrosse players Sarah Fleming, Hannah Fox and Meredith Chernak.

Unfortunately, the good vibrations felt by all during the pregame ceremony were not sustained as Penn Charter was dealt a 15-5, rainy-day setback by Agnes Irwin.

The visitors scored the …

Posted by ssexton in silary, spring sports on Wednesday May 18, 2016
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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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