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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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Reece Whitley Smashes More Records

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Reece Whitley's domination of Inter-Ac League swimming has ended.

And, yes, of course, with a bang.

The Inter-Ac championships were held Wednesday at Malvern Prep and Whitley, Penn Charter's nationally famous senior, like always was in a record-setting mood.

His time of 1:38.29 in the 200-yard …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Thursday February 1 at 09:02AM
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Champs Sparkle at Swimming Championship

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Penn Charter's girls swimmers largely performed in sensational fashion through a perfect Inter-Ac League season.

Tuesday at Episcopal Academy, they sparkled again on Day 2 of the I-A championships.

Leading the way in top-dog territory for coach Brian Hecker's crew was the 400-yard freestyle …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Wednesday January 31 at 09:27AM
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Sophomore Nails Dives at Inter-Ac Champs

Penn Charter's Avery Myers is only a sophomore. But thanks to small splashes, she's already creating big waves as a diver.

Monday at Germantown Academy, Myers claimed third place in the Inter-Ac League's championship diving competition with 261.2 points—and that total is a PC record.


Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Tuesday January 30 at 11:10AM
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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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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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Big Inter-Ac Wins for BKB and Swimming

penn charter basketball, inter-acBeating your archrival is always enjoyable. Avoiding a 14th consecutive loss to that same opponent is even better.

Penn Charter's boys basketball team hosted Germantown Academy on Tuesday and toughed out a 72-65 overtime win. The Quakers won the extra session, 10-3, after being outscored, 26-18, in…

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Wednesday January 17 at 04:06PM
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Busy, Successful Weekend for PC Sports

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Kait Carter added to her wardrobe Sunday.

The talented sophomore combined 16 points with 10 rebounds and two assists, thus winning team MVP honors and getting a free T-shirt, as Penn Charter topped Ursuline Academy, of Wilmington, DE, 48-38, in a basketball showcase event at down-the-street …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Monday January 15 at 10:23AM
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Girls BKB, Squash and Boys Swimming Results

Penn Charter racked up a 1-2 record in Thursday's varsity sports events and the wait for the win extended into the evening.

The team that delivered was girls basketball, which carved out a 43-33 non-league victory at Hatboro-Horsham.

Aside from scoring 11 points, soph Carmen Williams offered …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Friday January 12 at 09:04AM
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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!

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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