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Pine-Richland routs Fox Chapel

By Staff Reports
Ben DiNucci completed 13 of 14 passes for 179 yards and five touchdowns to lead No. 5 Pine-Richland to a 49-7 victory over Fox Chapel in the Quad North Conference on Friday. DiNucci has thrown for 790 yards and 11 touchdowns through three games. D’ondre Gastion caught one touchdown pass …
Fox Chapel upsets No. 8 Seneca Valley
By Staff Report
Fox Chapel topples Seneca Valley Billy Urso completed 10 of 15 passes for 163 yards and a touchdown and ran for another to lead Fox Chapel (1-1, 1-1) to a 41-12 win against No. 8 Seneca Valley (0-2, 0-2) in the Quad North Conference on Friday. Carrington Vaughn rushed for …
Fox Chapel volleyball focused on reaching postseason
By Marty Stewart
The Fox Chapel girls volleyball team ended the 2013 season with a 7-10 overall record and a 4-8 mark in section play. “For the first time in my coaching tenure, we did not make the playoffs,” FC coach Sara Kirsch said. She is hoping to reverse that trend this year, …
WPIAL finalist Fox Chapel field hockey team has sights set on return trip
By Marty Stewart
The Fox Chapel field hockey team is coming off a season when it went 11-4-1 and reached the WPIAL finals before losing to North Allegheny, …
Fox Chapel girls tennis replacing 5 starters
By Marty Stewart
The Fox Chapel girls tennis team finished 15-4 and made it to the quarterfinals of the WPIAL team tournament last season. Coach Alex Slezak lost …
North Hills defeats Fox Chapel
By Staff Report
Nick Santucci ran for two touchdowns, and Andrew Bly ran for one and caught another as North Hills (1-0, 1-0) downed Fox Chapel, 35-7, in Quad North play. Brandon Wagner added a touchdown on a  29-yard interception return for North Hills (1-0, 1-0), which scored four touchdowns in the first …
Fox Chapel runners have big shoes to fill
By Marty Stewart
Last season was one to remember for the Fox Chapel cross country team. The boys compiled an 8-0 section record and finished second at the WPIAL meet. They also qualified for the PIAA meet. The girls went 7-1 in the section, and Mary Humphrey finished 14th at the WPIAL meet …
Offensive weapons return for Fox Chapel
By Marty Stewart
Coach Eric Ravotti hopes his Fox Chapel football team can improve on last season’s 2-7 mark. A lot of those hopes are pinned on the …
Fox Chapel girls soccer under new leadership
By Marty Stewart
Peter Torres will take over as the coach of the Fox Chapel girls soccer team and is confident that the recent success of the program …
Strength up front to be key for Fox Chapel
By D.j. Vasil
For the last few seasons, it has been the same song and dance for coach Eric Ravotti and Fox Chapel football. They have the athletes …
Fox Chapel boys soccer looks to replace 10 graduates with talent-laden group
By Marty Stewart
The Fox Chapel boys soccer team had another successful season last year, compiling a 16-2 record and advancing to the quarterfinals of the WPIAL Class …
Fox Chapel girls basketball coach Meabon steps down after 5 seasons
By Marty Stewart
Fox Chapel girls basketball coach Meghan Meabon was faced with a tough decision recently. After much thought, she decided to step down after a successful …
Position switch should make Fox Chapel’s Vaughn more of a playmaker
By D.j. Vasil
For a couple seasons, Fox Chapel senior Carrington Vaughn has caused headaches for opposing teams as a blocker. This fall, Vaughn will get to create …
HSFB preview by position: Size isn’t the only measure of LBs’ talent
By Chris Harlan
North Allegheny’s Layne Skundrich was the leading tackler on a Class AAAA state championship team, but Alabama won’t be calling him. West Allegheny’s Armand Dellovade, …
Gorman: Fox Chapel has ‘two best linebackers’
By Tribune-Review
Eric Ravotti played linebacker at Penn State and for the Steelers, so he’s something of an authority on the position. So, when the Fox Chapel …
Sister tandem returns to lead Greensburg C.C. tennis
By Andrew Erickson
The Kluska sisters of Greensburg Central Catholic admit they’re opposites, but they manage to complement each other well. In workouts like the Centurions’ Thursday practice …
Fox Chapel looks to fill big void at doubles
By Dave Yohe 11:57 p.m.
Last season, Fox Chapel had the most accomplished local girls tennis players in Laurel Shymansky and Lacey Cohen. The duo won it all, earning a …
Fox Chapel golfer Diethrich prepares for Pennsylvania Open
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Davis Diethrich was a quiet but effective contributor for the Fox Chapel golf team the past two years. He hopes to quietly be a factor this week in his first Pennsylvania Open. Davis is one of 62 amateurs competing in the 54-hole event, which carries a $40,000 purse and is …
Fox Chapel football putting in preseason work
By Marty Stewart
The Fox Chapel football team has been staying in shape during the offseason, and coach Eric Ravotti said his squad is anxious for camp to …
Alle-Kiski schools realign for 2-year cycle
By George Guido
Every two years, the PIAA reclassifies schools in more than 20 sports. Via this method, the PIAA takes the number of schools in a given sport and divides that total by the number of classifications. Here is where Alle-Kiski Valley schools will be competing the next two  years. The exception …
High school notebook: PIAA passes mixed-gender rule
By Staff Reports
The days of boys playing girls sports at area high schools is likely over. The PIAA announced Friday its decision to approve a mixed-gender participation by-law that will, according to PIAA executive director Bob Lombardi, “expand opportunity for female athletes, protect the ideals of fair competition and conserve the health …
Stellar season provides promise for Fox Chapel track program
By Marty Stewart
Fox Chapel track recently concluded another successful season with members of the boys team claiming WPIAL championships and a strong performance in the PIAA championships. …
Fox Chapel baseball hopes to bounce back in 2015
By Marty Stewart
The Fox Chapel varsity baseball team wasn’t able to make a return appearance to the playoffs this season but coach Michael Frank is optimistic about …
Fox Chapel’s Mitchell a 2-sport standout
By Marty Stewart
Fox Chapel senior track and field standout Brandon Mitchell ended his career with a flurry and an armful of medals. At the WPIAL championships, he …
Fox Chapel, Shady Side lacrosse, volleyball players honored
By Marty Stewart
The WPIAL All-Section lacrosse teams, as voted on by the coaches, were announced last week. In Division 1, Section 2, Fox Chapel’s high-scoring attacker Alden …

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