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PC Bathes in Success of Girls Swimmers

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Most people take a bath to start and/or finish the day.

Brian Hecker and his assistants with Penn Charter's girls swimming program did so early Saturday evening in the pool at Franklin & Marshall College, in Lancaster, to celebrate—with MAJOR joy—a first place finish in the …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Sunday February 18
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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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Friday Roundup for Wrestling, BKB

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It takes a village to turn a basketball court into a wrestling venue.

Assorted Penn Charter folks accomplished that feat Friday in the Graham Athletics Center and coach Pete Shaifer's grapplers made the experience extra enjoyable for all by winning not one, but two matches as part of, …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Saturday February 10 at 09:56PM
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With Win vs Phelps, Boys BKB Now 16-8

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Penn Charter's boys basketball team enjoyed two wonderful runs in Saturday's non-league game against visiting Phelps.

Twenty-one of 23 points in the middle and nine straight at the end. That second spurt left behind a 54-54 tie and enabled the Quakers to triumph, 63-54.

PC's biggest gun was …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Sunday February 4 at 08:30AM
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Wrestling, Boys BKB Capture Wins

Penn Charter did not merely win Friday's wrestling match against visiting Haverford School. The Quakers racked up more than twice as many points, at 51-24.

Coach Pete Shaifer was thrilled by the performance. He also loved the contributions of two adults.

Seniors are now selecting …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Saturday February 3 at 09:19AM
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Weekend Update for Wrestling and Girls BKB

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Penn Charter wrestling coach Pete Shaifer wasn't sure what to expect after a rough weekend, but he knows what he received—a positive response for the ages.

"Leaving the gym," he noted, "I asked one of the seniors if we needed a day off to recover and to come back hungrier. His response …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Monday January 29 at 08:38AM
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Boys BKB and Wrestling Weekend Results

Though letdowns are never acceptable, one might have been expected for Penn Charter's boys basketball team.

Friday night before a large, energetic crowd, the Quakers topped visiting SCH Academy as senior Mason Williams raised his career point total to 1,009.

Saturday, in front of almost no …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Sunday January 21 at 09:50AM
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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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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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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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