TribLIVE

| Sports


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Fox Chapel falls; prepares for home opener

Jan Pakler | for The Herald
Fox Chapel High School football team practice to get ready for home game on Friday, Aug. 31, 2012.

TribLIVE Sports Videos

Top high school sports
Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, 8:46 p.m.
 

Fox Chapel traveled to Pine-Richland on Friday in the season opener and for three quarters stood toe-to-toe with the Rams.

The Foxes entered the fourth quarter trailing by a field goal, 6-3, but then the floodgates opened as the Rams outscored the Foxes by 22-2 in the final quarter to win going away, 28-5. Billy Urso led the FC offense as he completed 11 passes for 183 yards.

Things don't get any easier for the Foxes this week when they host reigning WPIAL champion North Allegheny and talented quarterback Mack Leftwich.

The top-ranked Tigers opened up with a big road win as they throttled Mt. Lebanon by 39-14.

Leftwich passed for 304 yards in the win.

Marty Stewart is a sports editor for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-782-2123 or mstewart@tribweb.com.

 

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Rossi: At start, are Pens already finished?
  2. Morton, Pirates blank Red Sox in series opener
  3. Penguins notebook: Martin not concerned about expiring contract
  4. Steelers’ Roethlisberger still hurting after hard hit from Ravens’ Upshaw
  5. City of Pittsburgh detective, 2 boys finalize adoption before judge
  6. Gorman: Quitting not the answer
  7. Colleges in Western Pa. to emphasize curricula for energy, industrial fields
  8. Steelers notebook: RT Gilbert not in danger of losing his job
  9. Guido: Friday night lights brighter for Pirates
  10. Knoch’s stellar ‘D’ sets tone in 6th straight shutout
  11. Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Shaler’s Ryan Landry, Mt. Lebanon’s Laura Pryor
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.