Quakers Capture Five Wins At 131st PC/GA Day

The last time Penn Charter's football team won nine games, the players very may well have traveled to the competition in trains or horse and buggies because the year was 1905.

This year's nine-win Quakers team wrapped up PC-GA Day on Nov. 11 by posting a 26-17 victory over visiting …

Posted by E. Morrone in silary, fall sports on Tuesday November 14 at 01:51PM
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One PC/GA Weekend, Two Events

The 11th Induction Banquet of the Athletic Honor Society is Friday, Nov. 10. Congratulations to all the inductees! Names and teams appear below. #pcproud

Saturday, Nov. 11


9:45 Girls Tennis
10:00 Boys Cross Country
10:00 Girls Cross Country

Water Polo Has Final Tune-Up Before PC/GA Day

Penn Charter hosted the water polo championships for Eastern private schools Sunday and performed well while compiling a 1-1 record.

In fact, coach Brian Hecker feels his gals lately "have been playing their best polo of the season" and that has him excited for Saturday's game vs. Germantown …

Posted by E. Morrone in silary, fall sports on Monday November 6 at 10:03AM
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Weekly Roundup: Oct. 30-Nov. 5

With November having arrived and the 131st PC/GA Day beckoning on the horizon, let's take a look back on how the fall teams made out as they enter the stretch runs of their seasons:

10/30: Both water polos, girls soccer score Monday victories

10/31: Golf topples GA to get PC/GA Day …

Three PC Teams Pick Up Monday Wins

Only in the Charter (smile) . . . 

Monday, the Boyes cousins helped two girls teams claim victories.

In water polo, played at home against Friends' Central, soph Samantha Boyes totaled four goals and three steals to spark a 7-5 victory.

In soccer, Maggie Boyes, also a soph, scored a goal …

Posted by E. Morrone in silary, fall sports on Tuesday October 31 at 10:21AM
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Weekly Roundup: Oct. 23-29

The final full week of October offered more busy tidings for the Penn Charter fall sports teams; here's a look back at how they fared:

10/23: PC freshmen have Monday to remember

10/24: Brian Isztwan named to All-America golf team

10/24: DeMarco selected to play in All-American …

Girls Water Polo Topples EA in Thriller

Ending a drought is always fun. When accomplishing that feat occurs in exciting fashion, it pretty much feels like New Year's Eve.

Brian Hecker is in his fourth year as Penn Charter's girls water polo coach and, prior to Thursday, his crew had never beaten Episcopal Academy.

This score was 14-13…

Posted by E. Morrone in silary, fall sports on Friday October 27 at 10:37AM
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Late Goal Pushes Boys Soccer Past Haverford

The first four goals in this season's Inter-Ac soccer series vs. Haverford School were NOT scored by Penn Charter.

Thankfully, the final two were . . . and they gave the Quakers a thrilling 2-1 victory Wednesday.

PC dropped the teams' first meeting on the road, 3-0, and the Fords claimed a 1-0 …

Posted by E. Morrone in silary, fall sports on Thursday October 26 at 10:08AM
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Boys Water Polo Falls to Haverford

Penn Charter's varsity sports action was limited to one contest Tuesday and the result was a loss.

Competing at home in boys water polo, the Quakers lost to the Haverford School, 17-8.

Soph Lance Rainer tallied three goals while senior Sean McLafferty and soph Bret Brogan had two apiece. Freshman …

Posted by E. Morrone in silary, fall sports on Wednesday October 25 at 09:32AM
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Weekly Roundup: Oct. 16-22

Another week, another jam-packed schedule for the Penn Charter fall sports teams. Let's take a look back to see how they fared:

10/16: Brian Isztwan repeats as regular-season Inter-Ac golf champion

10/17: Boys soccer scores comeback win over archrival GA

10/18: Girls soccer …

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  • 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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