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Three Softball Players Compete in Carpenter Cup

Three Penn Charter softball players were selected to play in the Carpenter Cup Classic, a high school all-star tournament sponsored by the Phillies that pits 16 teams from Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware against each other.

PC Softball Players at Carpenter Cup 2017

Rising junior Abby Manion (left) and rising seniors Ava Nicolucci…

Posted by J. Judson-Rea in spring sports on Friday June 23, 2017
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Kudos for Middle School Spring Athletes

Coaches honored Middle School spring athletes Wednesday morning at an assembly in Balderston Commons. In awarding the Sportsmanship and Dedication awards, coaches spoke about their teams and about the contributions of specific student-athletes. 

Posted by J. Judson-Rea in award, spring sports on Thursday June 1, 2017 at 02:36PM
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Congratulations to Spring Award Winners

Athletics Banquet Recognizes Student Athletes

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The end-of-year Athletics Banquet honored athletes, coaches and teams, and celebrated an exciting year in athletics that earned PC five Inter-Ac championships – in boys and girls soccer, girls tennis, baseball, and boys track and field…

Posted by S. Sexton on Tuesday May 30, 2017 at 11:05AM
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2017 PAISAA Softball Champions!

So nice they've done it thrice!

Thanks to pretty much everyone, Penn Charter's softball squad seized its third consecutive state title Wednesday by besting Hill School, 10-5, at Shipley, in the championship game of the PAISAA Tournament.

Coach Doc Mittica's Quakers went 3-0 in the tourney to …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, spring sports on Thursday May 25, 2017 at 09:08AM
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Dramatic 6th Advances Softball to State Finals

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As many high school teams involved in ties have discovered, the home sixth can be the best half-inning in softball.

Score a run. Get three outs. Exchange shrieks, high fives and hugs.

Penn Charter experienced that scenario Tuesday in the semifinal round of the PAISAA Tournament.

In a nerve-…

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, spring sports on Wednesday May 24, 2017 at 09:25AM
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With Win, Softball Advances in PAISAA

penn charter, pc softball, inter-ac, philadelphia private schoolQuestion: When is a home game played on the road?

Answer: When assistant athletic director Ed Foley works his magic.

Monday, Penn Charter's softball squad was scheduled to host Shipley in the quarterfinal round of the PAISAA Tournament. Rain left the field rather messy, however, and Foley, mindful…

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, spring sports on Tuesday May 23, 2017 at 08:40AM
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Weekly Roundup: May 15-21

It was quite a week for the Penn Charter Quakers, especially boys track. Read on for the recent accomplishments of our athletes.


5/15: Boys Track captures Inter-Ac title.

5/16: Baseball, Softball and Lacrosse highlights.

5/18: Baseball, Softball win with big scores.

5/19: Baseball …

Posted by J. Judson-Rea in silary, spring sports on Monday May 22, 2017
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High Scoring Wins for Baseball, Softball

Penn Charter entered Thursday's baseball game vs. visiting Germantown Academy having already clinched the outright Inter-Ac League championship with an 8-1 record.

GA, meanwhile, was coming off a 1-0 triumph over SCH Academy.

So much for letdown fears... 

The Quakers stormed to a …

Posted by J. Judson-Rea in silary, spring sports on Friday May 19, 2017 at 08:51AM
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Baseball, Softball, Lacrosse Highlights

penn charter, baseball, inter-ac, quaker school, philadelphia private schoolForty school years ago, John Bartram's football defense was tagged the Zeroes Heroes as it posted seven consecutive shutouts and 10 in the first 11 games.

Time to resurrect that nickname when referring to Penn Charter's pitchers.

Tuesday, in a 10-0, six-inning win over visiting Father Judge (…

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, spring sports on Wednesday May 17, 2017
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Weekly Roundup: May 8-14

The Penn Charter Quakers collected several wins last week, including one Inter-Ac Championship title! 

May 8: Softball and Tennis collect wins.

May 9: Baseball Rerun vs. Malvern, Softball and Girls Lacrosse also win.

May 11: Tennis tops Malvern.

May 12: Baseball wins Inter-Ac

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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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