Athletics

Athletic Updates

  • Fall sports camps underway

    Posted August 18, 2014

    Pennington School fall sports kick off pre-season practices.

  • Griffin Bull '16 plays soccer in China

    Posted August 15, 2014

    Griffin Bull '16 varsity soccer player and co-captain this year travelled to Chiffin with a team from New Jersey and participated in the Beijing Cup where they placed third. Griffin and teammates trained and played against Korea, Indonesia, Russia and Chinese teams and toured Olympic facilities and the Great Wall.

  • Flying Pig race succeeds yet again

    Posted August 6, 2014

    The Pennington School's eighteenth annual Flying Pig 5K run drew 85 runners and walkers ages 12 to 77 on the evening of August 5. Proceeds from the event, held off-road in Rosedale Park, benefit the Philip Wood '09 Memorial Fund. Phil was a member of Pennington's cross country and track teams while attending the School. He was killed tragically in a hit-and-run accident on March 2, 2014 in Austin, Texas. In true Pennington fashion, Cross Country and Track Coach Rick Ritter combined with members of his teams and 85 participants to raise funds in memory of Phil who was an outstanding runner while at Pennington. Phil also ran D-I cross country for the University of Texas.

  • From CSN Bay Area: Dontae Johnson '10 makes interception in 49er practice

    Posted August 3, 2014

    The following excerpt from CSN in the Bay Area describes Dontae Johnson '10 and the SF 49ers' defense stirring things up during the NFL pre-season - "The fired-up 49ers’ defense punched back with Dontae Johnson’s interception to cap a highly-spirited and ultra-competitive practice Friday evening. Boldin caught a short pass from McLeod Bethel-Thompson with Morris in tight coverage. Boldin and Morris got into it, with Boldin delivering a blow to Morris’ facemask. Johnson was also interviewed by the Bay Area's version of Comcast Sports Net, that interview is included here - http://origin.csnbayarea.com/video_content_type/meet-rookies-49ers-cb-dontae-johnson?page=5

  • Austin Kuppek helps Special Olymics tennis events

    Posted June 20, 2014
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    Austin Kuppek, a member of Pennington's varsity boys' tennis team, recently volunteered at the Special Olympics tennis tournament at Mercer County Park. Austin and his mother, Sally, helped out on Wednesday and Thursday. Great tennis was played by all at the event.

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