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Posted on Sunday, September 22, 2019
Jackson Schermerhorn ’21Jackson Schermerhorn ’21 piled up more than 200 yards of total offense and scored three touchdowns to lead Mercersburg's football team to a 48-26 win over visiting Delaware County Christian School September 21 in a Keystone State Football League game in Mercersburg. The Blue Storm (1-1) earned its first victory under head coach Andy Brown, and its first since moving to the 8-player game. Next week, Mercersburg heads out on the road for the first time this season, when... Read More
Posted on Saturday, September 21, 2019
Addie Geitner ’21, Anna Deavers ’21, and Jade Matthias ’22 swept the top three places to lead Mercersburg’s girls’ cross country team to victory over Madeira in a head-to-head M Cup meet September 21 in Mercersburg. The Blue Storm took seven of the first eight places to collect a 17-46 win. Geitner (21:39), Deavers (23:57), and Matthias (24:10) all placed ahead of the first Madeira finisher, Kendall Deagle (24:24). A quartet of Mercersburg runners came next: Elsa Yelk ’21 (24:48, season... Read More
Posted on Saturday, September 21, 2019
Annie Klaff ’20 and Tanaka Mukudzavhu ’20 both posted hat tricks in Mercersburg’s 6-0 shutout of visiting Madeira September 21 as part of the M Cup multisport series. Klaff scored in the 22nd and 38th minutes to stake the Blue Storm to a 2-0 halftime lead. Mukudzavhu found the net in the 45th and 59th minute, with Klaff adding a tally in the 61st minute and Mukudzavhu finishing things off in the 70th minute. Alex Coenjaerts ’20 only needed to make one save behind a strong Mercersburg defense... Read More
Posted on Saturday, September 21, 2019
Virginia Jones ’21 scored a pair of goals and the Mercersburg defense kept Madeira off the scoreboard in a 2-0 win over the visiting Snails September 21 on Regents’ Field. The Blue Storm improved to 3-2 overall and won for the third time in four contests, in addition to claiming an important two points in the annual M Cup multisport series between the schools. Mercersburg stays at home for a contest against the Huntington Area Combined Field Hockey Team Wednesday, September 25, at 5 p.m.
Posted on Thursday, September 19, 2019
Luke Thompson ’21 fired a blazing 1-under par 35 overnine holes to lead Mercersburg to a 154-208 win over Hedgesville High School September 19 at Whitetail Golf Resort. Argyle Downes ’23 shot an impressive 37 and was followed by teammates Jack Mitchell ’20 (40), Kenneth Yonke ’22 (42), Khoi Pham ’22 (42), and Henry O’Brien ’20 (49). "Today we had a tremendous match,” Mercersburg head coach Doug Smith said. “We have been waiting to get the top of the team healthy and rolling and today it all... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Students on a Global Programs trip to Italy in 2019.Each year, approximately 100 students and 20 faculty members embark upon academic, outdoor, and service adventures all over the globe during the school's spring and summer breaks. Rooted in our curriculum and owing to our longstanding ties to different regions of the world, Mercersburg Academy’s 2020 Global Programs offerings will help students deepen their connections to one another, to faculty members, to our curriculum, to Mercersburg’s... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Taylor Chepren ’21In the renewal of a local showdown, Mercersburg’s field hockey team claimed a 3-1 victory over St. James School September 17 in a game played on the St. James campus in Hagerstown, Md. Julie Trapanese ’20, Taylor Chepren ’21, and Izzy Jones ’22 all scored for the Blue Storm, which evened its record at 2-2 with the win.  Mercersburg hosts Madeira School as part of the annual M Cup multisport series Saturday, September 21, at 10 a.m. on Regents’ Field.
Posted on Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Foday Bangura ’22Diego Morgan ’20 and Foday Bangura ’22 scored for Mercersburg’s boys’ varsity soccer team in a hard-fought and much-needed 2-1 victory over host Bullis School September 17 in Potomac, Md. The Blue Storm (4-1) bounced back from its lone loss of the season (suffered Sunday against Pennington [N.J.] school in a neutral-site contest), and now looks forward to a Friday-night contest under the lights at nearby James Buchanan High School against Kiski School Friday, September 20, at... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Finn Sipes ’22In a nice bounceback match, Mercersburg’s varsity volleyball team swept through host Highland View Academy, 3-0, on September 17 in a match played in Hagerstown, Md. The Blue Storm took the match in straight sets by a linescore of 25-9, 25-13, 25-15. Finn Sipes ’22 had an all-around great game for the Blue Storm (3-1) against the Tartans, serving, passing, setting, and hitting. Morgan Fisher ’23 also had a solid game, especially from the service line. She started the first set on... Read More
Posted on Monday, September 16, 2019
We invite all alumni, families of students, and their guests to join us for Family and Alumni Weekend 2019, which promises to be a great three days of connection on campus October 18-20. See full details about the weekend at mercersburg.edu/faw. Experience school traditions like Step Songs at Main Hall and a bonfire on Tippetts Beach, plus athletic contests and performances of two different Stony Batter Players productions: Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr. and Our Town. Reconnect with alumni, meet... Read More

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