September 5, 2013
GAMES TO WATCH: * Oct. 11: SCH Academy at Penn Charter, 3:45 Quakers coach Tommy Coyle makes his Inter-Ac debut. * Oct. 12: Haverford School at Malvern 2:30 A league opener with title implications? * Nov. 1: Malvern at Episcopal, 7 EA standout defensive lineman Evan Butts looks to shutdown Friars' ground game. * Nov. 9: Haverford School at Episcopal, 2:30 Last year, this matchup decided Inter-Ac honors. Possible repeat? * Nov. 9: Germantown Academy at Penn Charter, 1:30 The oldest continuous prep football rivalry in the country meets for the 127th time.
May 27, 2013 |
The Episcopal Academy boys and Harriton girls won the grand finals of the varsity four with coxswain Saturday at the Scholastic Rowing Association of America's national championships on the Cooper River. Episcopal finished in 4 minutes, 52.04 seconds to edge Father Judge (4:42.87). Harriton won in 5:25.56, and Manhasset was next at 5:28.17. The marquee events, the varsity eights, went to out-of-area teams. Pittsburgh Central Catholic won the boys' race in 4:15.02, and St. Joseph's Prep placed second (4:15.38)
May 6, 2013
Softball TRITON TOURNEY Clearview 11, Sacred Heart (N.J.) 10 GCIT 8, Clearview 4 GCIT 5, Clearview 3 Sacred Heart (N.J.) 8, Paul VI 5 Boys' Tennis NONLEAGUE Newark Academy 4, Haddonfield 1 Rowing CITY CHAMPIONSHIPS Girls' Lightweight 2x Final: 1. Ridgewood (Noel, Cannon), 5:45.43; 2. Haddon Township, 5:57.12; 3. Springside Chestnut Hill, 6:00.67. Girls' Lightweight 4+ Final: 1. Montclair (Schneider, Cailliarec, Mann, Schnittman, [Dolce-Bengtsson]
May 6, 2013 |
1. The rivalry between Germantown Friends School and Germantown Academy could one day carry into the big leagues. It's been well-documented in these pages that Jesse Biddle, the pride of Friends, is dominating at double-A Reading. Sean Coyle, representing Academy, has been equally as dominating as an outfielder for Boston's high-A affiliate, Salem of the Carolina League. Coyle entered play Saturday hitting .313 with seven home runs, 12 RBIs, and a 1.086 OPS. 2. The price tag for the acquisition of Michael Young from Texas was hard-throwing righthanders Josh Lindblom and Lisalverto Bonilla.
May 2, 2013
Baseball BICENTENNIAL LEAGUE Holy Ghost Prep 4, Devon Prep 1 CATHOLIC LEAGUE Roman Catholic 4, Cardinal O'Hara 2 LaSalle 2, St. Joseph's Prep 1 Archbishop Ryan 5, Father Judge 4 CENTRAL LEAGUE Radnor 3, Lower Merion 2 Conestoga 13, Upper Darby 3 Ridley 7, Haverford High 1 Strath Haven 4, Marple Newtown 3 Harriton 10, Springfield (D) 3 Garnet Valley 12, Penncrest 7 CHES-MONT AMERICAN Great Valley 14, Sun Valley 3 West Chester Rustin 3, Octorara 0 Oxford 6, Kennett 2 CHES-MONT NATIONAL Bishop Shanahan 7, West Chester East 6 Coatesville 10, Avon Grove 2 FRIENDS SCHOOLS LEAGUE Germantown Friends 18, Friends Select 7 INTER-AC LEAGUE Haverford School 5, Germantown Academy 4 PIONEER ATHLETIC CONFERENCE Phoenixville 11, Pope John Paul II 3 Pottstown 8, Spring-Ford 2 Owen J. Roberts 12, Boyertown 11 Upper Perkiomen 5, Pottsgrove 1 PUBLIC LEAGUE DIVISION A Esperanza 4, Central 2 SUBURBAN ONE AMERICAN Springfield (M)
April 3, 2013 |
Germantown Academy rallied from a five-goal deficit Tuesday to beat visiting Notre Dame, 12-11, in an Inter-Ac League lacrosse game. Notre Dame led, 9-4, early in the second half before Germantown Academy scored eight times, highlighted by Jennifer Stack's go-ahead goal. Emile Van Blarcom and Hanna Bogorowski each scored four times for GA. Central. Springfield (Delco) won at Harriton, 11-8, behind hat tricks from Emily Santana and Alex Poplawski. Catholic Academies. Ashley Stefanowicz led St. Basil with six goals and added two assists in a 20-11 victory at Nazareth Academy.
March 13, 2013
Award-winning author William Giraldi is visiting Germantown Academy in Fort Washington through Thursday to work with students during his stay as the school's writer-in-residence. Giraldi, an editor of the AGNI journal at Boston University, is a frequent contributor to publications including the New York Times Book Review and won the Pushchart Prize in 2010 for "Freaky Beasts," an essay on amateur bodybuilding. His first novel, Busy Monsters, chronicles a writer's efforts to win back his ex-fiance.
February 24, 2013 |
Germantown Academy's girls set a national record in the 400-yard freestyle relay Saturday en route to winning the Eastern Interscholastic Swimming and Diving Championships on Saturday at La Salle University. Shannon McKernan, Meagan Dollard, Madison Visco, and Rachel Zilinskas finished the 400 in 3 minutes, 21.63 seconds, surpassing the 3:22.34 mark that GA had set in 2006. Peddie School won the boys' title. The results BOYS Top 10 teams: Peddie 459.5, Malvern Prep 320, Loyola Blakefield 315, Phillips 253, Haverford School 210, Germantown Academy 191, Penn Charter 180, Cathedral 170, Deerfield 166.5, Mount St. Joseph 129. 200-yard medley relay: 1, Peddie, 1:31.53.