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Amateur Sports: Where People Run Around On Broomsticks and Peg People with Dodgeballs

Amateur Sports: Where People Run Around On Broomsticks and Peg People with Dodgeballs

The name of the game is quidditch. Based off J.K. Rowling’s fantasy literature series Harry Potter, United States Qudditch was founded in 2010. Quidditch is a co-ed contact sport that is a mixture of dodgeball, flag football and rugby. There are seven athletes on the field for each team at all times, and players must […]

 By Aaron Stevens and Christine Mattson

Chestnut Hill: Businesses Come Together to Create a Magical Weekend

Chestnut Hill: Businesses Come Together to Create a Magical Weekend

On the third weekend in October, businesses along Germantown Avenue in Chestnut Hill came together to transform a few blocks into J.K. Rowling’s magical world of Harry Potter. The Chestnut Hill Business Association put on the 3th annual Harry Potter Festival along with The Brotherly Love Quidditch Tournament held at Chestnut Hill College. The festival […]

 By Megan McNerney

Chestnut Hill: Quidditch Comes to the Hill

Chestnut Hill: Quidditch Comes to the Hill

When Chestnut Hill College junior Stephan Wolfert put on his uniform this weekend he was not putting on his usual jiujitsu garb. Wolfert was dressed in an all-yellow outfit in order to be a snitch for the Philadelphia Brotherly Love Cup Quidditch Tournament hosted by his school. “I wanted to play Quidditch,” the computer information […]