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 …

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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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 …

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 Tennis Loses Postponed Contest

Photos of Middle School soccer and field hockey, plus the girls tennis match against EA.

The coaches and players connected with Penn Charter's girls tennis team knew Monday's match with visiting Episcopal Academy would be challenging.
Alas, they were correct. 

EA posted a 6-1 victory in this…

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, fall sports on Tuesday October 3 at 08:11AM
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Weekly Roundup: Sept. 25-Oct. 1

With the calendar officially flipped to October, let's look back on the final week of September to see how the Penn Charter athletic teams made out:

9/25: Girls soccer scores comeback victory vs. Agnes Irwin

9/26: Girls cross country races to dominant win over Baldwin

9/27: Girls tennis, soccer …

Girls Soccer, Tennis Roll to 6-1 wins

What are the chances?

In different sports, on neighboring playing surfaces, two Penn Charter teams rolled to 6-1 victories Wednesday.

Across School House Lane and down the hill, girls soccer topped Hill School. On the first portion of that property, off to the right, girls tennis bested …

Posted by E. Morrone in silary, fall sports on Thursday September 28
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Girls XC Dominates, tennis tops GA

Field hockey, soccer, tennis and water polo are not the only girls fall sports in which shutouts are possible.

Tuesday, in effect, cross country posted one against Baldwin in a meet at Belmont Plateau, in Fairmount Park.

The Quakers scored 15 points, the lowest possible total, by claiming the…

Posted by E. Morrone in silary, fall sports on Wednesday September 27 at 01:17PM
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Boys Soccer Win Caps Busy Weekend

As the first 40 minutes wound down, Bob DiBenedetto, Penn Charter's boys soccer coach, muttered to no one in particular, "That's the worst half of soccer I've ever seen."

After the game, he noted to his Quakers that they had not played well overall.
"But that's what good teams do — win…

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, fall sports on Monday September 18
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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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