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Swimming, Wrestling Shine in Day 1 of Two-Day Events

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Some guys experience thrills if they wind up being the best at something in gym class.

Then there's Penn Charter senior swimmer Reece Whitley . . . He prefers to be the best in the COUNTRY in his non-classroom endeavor.

The Eastern Interscholastic Championships, a two-day event at Franklin &…

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Saturday February 17 at 08:47AM
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Weekly Roundup: Feb. 5 - 11

As the winter season winds down, PC teams are coming up hot. Read the highlights and see more photos from this week:

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Feb. 6: Terrific Tuesday for Squash

Feb. 7: Boys Squash Win Division 2 MASA Champs

Feb. 9: Full Friday for Wrestling, Basketball

And six seniors committed to play …

Posted by J. Judson-Rea in silary, winter sports, weekly roundup on Tuesday February 13 at 10:38AM
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Girls and Boys Squash Play at Nationals

Penn Charter's girls squash team was proud to be placed in the top-level portion, The Patterson Cup, of the U.S. National Championships, held at seven sites (including PC) this past weekend in Philly and the suburbs.

Understandably, the challenges were many and the Quakers wound up posting a 1-…

Posted by J. Judson-Rea in silary, winter sports on Monday February 5 at 10:40AM
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Weekly Roundup: Jan. 16 - Jan 21

Penn Charter athletes posted quite a few wins recently, several of which belong in the PC history books. Girls swimming and diving sped past two more league teams to become the Inter-Academic champions, Mason Williams scored his 1,000th point in an exciting defeat of SCH, and Reece Whitley broke …

Posted by J. Judson-Rea in silary, winter sports, weekly roundup on Monday January 29 at 04:44PM
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Girls Swimming Wins Inter-Ac Championship!

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The swimmers weren't the only ones who got wet Friday as Penn Charter's girls participated in their final Inter-Ac League meet of the season.

So did head coach Brian Hecker . . . For the best possible reason!

Hecker was doused moments after the Quakers used a 106-65 win over visiting Notre Dame …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Saturday January 27
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Squash Faces Powerful Opponent on Senior Day

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The good vibrations created by Senior Day could not last deep into the afternoon for Penn Charter's girls squash team.

The powerful visitor was Lawrenceville School (NJ) and the result for PC was an 8-1 loss.

Not surprisingly, junior Elisabeth Ross continued her winning streak in the No. 1 slot …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Thursday January 25 at 08:33AM
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Girls Basketball Wins in OT

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Basketball split road games and the girls' result created major joy.

The Quakers nipped SCH Academy, 51-48, in overtime, as soph Lizzie McLaughlin, scoreless beforehand, nailed two three-pointers in the final 30 seconds. The game-winner was hit at 0:04.

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Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Wednesday January 24
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Girls BKB Takes In College Ball

The weekend for Penn Charter's girls basketball team included much more than playing.

On Sunday morning, the Quakers were dealt a 48-38 loss by Mount St. Joseph – soph Carmen Williams earned PC's team MVP honors – in a showcase event at University of the Sciences.

Temple vs UConn women 2018But …

Posted by J. Judson-Rea in silary, winter sports on Monday January 22 at 03:03PM
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One Night, Two BKB Wins and a 1000th Point

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Senior guard Mason Williams now can be found in Penn Charter's 1,000-Point Basketball Club and he gained entry in quite unusual fashion.

With 2:38 remaining in the third quarter of what became an 81-56 blowout of visiting SCH Academy, Williams' point total stood at 996.

SCH then was …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Saturday January 20
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Weekly Roundup: Jan. 2-15

Penn Charter teams have brought in a handful of wins in the first two weeks of 2018. Read the highlights and see more photos.

As a team and individually, Wrestling lands wins on Jan. 6, Jan. 12 and Jan. 13.

Jan. 9: Hoops sweep on the road.

Jan. 10: Girls swimming bests AIS, Reece sets record.

Posted by J. Judson-Rea in silary, winter sports, weekly roundup on Wednesday January 17 at 04:20PM
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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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