Sports

Big Leagues Lecturer: Ryan Howard Speaks at GFS

December 22, 2019

Howard talked about how his childhood experiences led him to the big leagues.

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GFS Boys Soccer reaches first-ever state quarterfinal

December 15, 2015

2015 was not supposed to be a record-breaking season for Varsity Boys’ Soccer. As starting midfielder Andrea Berghella ‘16 says, “This year we weren’t expecting much; we didn’t even aim at making the playoffs at the beginning.” A few months prior to the start of preseason, GFS graduated six varsity players. The Tigers “thought this […]

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Opinion: “Famous Jameis” Winston, Rape, and the NFL Draft

May 13, 2015

Jameis Winston, from a casual sports fan’s perspective, is the guy who is about to be a top pick in the upcoming NFL Draft. He played quarterback at Florida State, won the Heisman Trophy (the award for best player in college football), lead the Seminoles to the College Football Playoff this year, and is seemingly […]

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Another Upset: Varsity Basketball defeats ANC

February 2, 2015

The Tigers were not supposed to win this game. It was what everyone in attendance was thinking, and has been a common theme for the varsity basketball team during this magical year. The Academy of the New Church Lions are deep, athletic, and talented. They have three potential DI recruits: 6’6” senior forward Carnel Harley, […]

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Manolo Sanchez ’10 selected in MLS SuperDraft

January 29, 2015

On Tuesday, January 20th, GFS’ vaunted athletic class of 2010 was able to put yet another large feather in their hat. The New York Red Bulls of Major League Soccer made Manolo Sanchez ’10 the 78th pick in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft. Sanchez joins classmate Jesse Biddle, who was the 27th pick of the Philadelphia […]

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GFS Boys Basketball off to a historic start

December 17, 2014

The boys varsity basketball team this year is off to a historic start. They opened with a win over Penn Charter, 59-39, a game in which senior twins Jamil and Jalil Pines-Elliot played some of their signature lockdown defense, stymieing the Quaker guards. This game marked the first time since 1989 that the Germantown Friends […]

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