Germantown Academy 5th Grade Chinese Banquet


Here is a video of the musical performance that the 5th grade at Germantown Academy did before their Chinese banquet. Owen played the soprano xylophone. (Be patient, it might take a moment to load)

The musical performance and the banquet that follows are the big celebration of the …

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Owen places 3rd in fencing tournament


Here are a couple of videos that I took at Owen’s fencing tournament yesterday for Kevin to watch, since he was in Virginia with Jack at a wrestling tournament.

Owen had a great day. He went 5-1 in the pools and his only pool loss was 4-5 and the last …

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NHS JPW Lions Stung by Greenjackets


Tough game — same team they lost to last year.

Here is Kevin’s write-up:

The Jr. PeeWee Gold Lions went down to defeat at the hands of the undefeated Pennridge Greenjackets last Saturday at the Greenjackets’ home field in Perkasie.  The Lions gave Pennridge all they could handle before losing …

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NHS JPW Beats King of Prussia


The NHS Jr PeeWee Gold team dominated their King of Prussia foes yesterday.

Here’ is Kevin’s write-up:

Lions Defeat King of Prussia

They say the game of football is won in the trenches and the Junior PeeWee Lions certainly proved that on Saturday at King of Prussia as they dominated …

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JPW Struggles Against Penndel


The Penndel Wildcats avenged their two losses last year again the Jr. PeeWee Lions. The 2011 Lions struggled a bit to match Penndel’s size and speed, but I’m sure they’ll rebound next week.

The McKenna highlight of the game was Owen’s first offensive touchdown ever!!

Here’s Kevin’s write-up of the …

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JPW Gold Wins 1st Game, Beats Marsh Creek


Owen’s Jr. PeeWee team (coached by Kevin) won their first game of the season, beating Marsh Creek 19-14. (Owen is #53 in the photos.)

I’ll add more details about the game once Kevin sends out his game summary, but the big news for this household was …

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Meet the PanAm Games 5th Place Winner: Owen


We had a great couple of days in Ixtapa, Mexico with Owen at the PanAm Youth Games. He qualified to represent the U.S. and fence in the Y-10 men’s foil.

Owen placed fifth overall!

He almost placed third — the match was tied with :30 to go, but the other …

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Owen Knocks Out Higher Seeds to Place 8th at SYC


Owen did a great job is his first “major” fencing tournament. We’re still learning all the ins and outs of youth fencing, but there are a series of tournaments through the year that are semi-national called “Super Youth Tournaments.” Placing at one of these tournaments can give you points which …

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Germantown Academy Halloween Parade 2010


Germantown Academy’s Halloween Parade is A.BIG.DEAL.

See more photos here.

(Fiona was Cleopatra and Owen was Perseus, holding Medusa’s head)…

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Owen Stars in 4th Grade Play as Henry VIII


Owen was a fabulous Henry VIII yesterday in the 4th grade play.  I’ll try to post video later.…

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Jr. PeeWee Lions Advance to Championship Game


The Jr. PeeWee Lions beat Lenape Valley 25-0 in a Bux-Mont playoff game that qualifies them for the championship game next week against Penndel.

Photos from the playoff game are here.

Below is the write up from Kevin:

Lions Roar Once More

The NHS Jr. PeeWee Lions hosted the …

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Solebury Wrestling Registration


Registration for Solebury Wrestling has opened. The online link to register is here.

Jack and Owen have been wrestling since they were four or five.  I know it’s not their favorite sport. But someday, I hope they realize how much they have gained and how many doors have been …

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Jr. PeeWee Lions Beat Horsham, Qualify for Playoffs


The Jr. PeeWee Lions beat a previous undefeated Horsham Hawks team.

More photos from the game are here.

Here’s the write up that Kevin did after the game:

Lions Ground Hawks

The New Hope-Solebury Jr. PeeWee Lions defeated the Horsham Hawks on Saturday in a game that would sealed …

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Jr. PeeWee Lions Shutout Lansdale Cannoneers


For the third week in a row, the Jr. PeeWee Lions didn’t allow the other team to score a point, beating the Lansdale Cannoneers 19-0.

More photos from the game are here.

Here’s the write-up that Kevin did after the game:

Lions Muzzle Cannoneers

The NHS Jr. PeeWee Lions …

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Jr. PeeWee Lions Shutout Bensalem Ramblers


Kevin and Owen’s team, the Jr. PeeWee (105 lb) Lions, posted another win, shutting out the Lions.

I missed most of the first half the game, because I was at Marsh Creek with Jack’s team.

Photos of Lions v Ramblers are here.

Here’s the write-up Kevin did of the …

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