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New Foxes girls coach O’Shea inherits talented team

By George Guido
New Fox Chapel girls basketball coach Jennifer Joyce O’Shea received a huge gift to coincide with the first official practice day on Nov. 17. Her commute ...
Fox Chapel boys basketball team will rely on rotation for scoring
By George Guido
After losing two of the top outside shooters in school history, Fox Chapel will look to play more of an inside game this season. Guards Matt ...
Fox Chapel grad Papich makes jump into coaching
By Marty Stewart
Jenny Papich graduated from Gannon University last spring and left as one of their all-time greats in basketball. The 2010 Fox Chapel grad finished among ...
Fox Chapel crew member makes waves
By Marty Stewart
Fox Chapel senior Cleary Johnston has been on the crew team since her freshman year, picking up the sport to spend time with friends. “I had been playing softball and wanted to look for an additional sport,” she said. “Some friends told me to try crew, and I’ve been ...
Central Catholic rowers excel at Allegheny Boat Race
By Karen Kadilak
Following a tradition established by American college rowing teams, members of men’s crews at the Allegheny Boat Race last weekend on the Allegheny River wagered ...
Fox Chapel cross country team wraps up campaign
By Marty Stewart
The Fox Chapel cross country team wrapped up its season a few weeks ago. Coach Tom Moul felt that it was a rewarding season. “We had some injury issues on the boys side this season — most notably Brendon Urso, who lost a month of training due to his being ...
Fox Chapel hockey’s Zmenkowski a reliable scorer
By Marty Stewart
Fox Chapel senior hockey player Cam Zmenkowski has been a big part of the resurgence of the program. Two years ago, the Foxes shut down their program for a year due to a lack of players. They returned to the ice last season and this year they are 2-1-1. He ...
Shady Side’s Dua, North Allegheny's Li, Lee capture PIAA tennis titles
By Jeff Dewees
HERSHEY — The WPIAL was well represented on Saturday at Hershey Racquet Club for the conclusion of the girls high school tennis season at the PIAA championships. Of the 16 total remaining slots entering Saturday’s semifinal play in two classifications, seven belonged to players from District 7. Two championship matches were ...
Penn-Trafford scores 35 unanswered points vs. Fox Chapel to seal spot in quarterfinals
By Kyle Pillar
It was a tale of two halves. No. 2 Penn-Trafford (10-0) kept its perfect season intact, holding off an early scare from No. 15 Fox Chapel to win 40-13 in Friday’s WPIAL Class AAAA first-round playoff game in Harrison City. Appearing in its first playoff game since 2008, Fox Chapel entered ...
WPIAL tennis players advance to PIAA semifinals
By Tribune-Review
North Allegheny’s Anna Li, Shady Side Academy’s Ananya Dua and Upper St. Clair’s Charlotte Madson all earned spots in Saturday’s Class AAA singles semifinals at the PIAA tournament Friday in Hershey. Greensburg Central Catholic’s Michaela Kluska will play in the Class AA semifinals, but her sister, Alyvia, lost in the quarterfinals. In ...
Fox Chapel volleyball coach reflects on season
By Marty Stewart
The Fox Chapel girls volleyball team finished its season Oct. 18 with a strong showing in a tournament at North Allegheny. “Despite losing our strongest hitter and one of our setters, Ana Spangenberg, to an injury at Plum, we were able to make a good showing against some of ...
Hempfield takes down Fox Chapel
By Tribune-Review
Justin Sliwoski threw for 301 yards and three touchdowns to lead Hempfield (3-6, 2-6) to a 56-21 nonconference victory over Fox Chapel  (4-5, 3-4) in a WPIAL Class AAAA nonconference game Friday night. Hempfield’s Dante Luther scored touchdowns on a 34-yard interception return and a 59-yard kickoff return, and teammate ...
Fox Chapel field hockey captures Section 2 title
By Marty Stewart
The Fox Chapel field hockey team will enter the WPIAL playoffs as the No. 2 seed after finishing the regular season with a 14-3-1 record ...
Fox Chapel field hockey freshman makes immediate impact
By Marty Stewart
Abby Pitcairn, a freshman midfielder, was instrumental in helping the Fox Chapel field hockey team compile a 14-3-1 record and earn the No. 2 seed ...
Team doctor keeps ‘on my toes’ providing care for Fox Chapel athletes
By Marty Stewart
Dr. Matt Schaffer was named as the school and team doctor for the Fox Chapel Area School District last spring, and he’s been staying busy ...
WPIAL playoff soccer capsules
By Doug Gulasy
Girls Class AAA quarterfinals No. 9 Fox Chapel (15-2-2)  vs. No. 1 Seneca Valley (19-0) 8 p.m. Wednesday at Mars Winner plays: Winner of No. ...
Cohen siblings continue to pile up goals for Fox Chapel
By Doug Gulasy
Taylor Cohen scored seven goals for the Fox Chapel girls soccer team as a freshman. This season, she watched as her younger brother matched that total ...
Fox Chapel clinches playoff berth
By Staff Report
Fox Chapel clinches playoff berth Carrington Vaughn ran 20 times for 170 yards, including a 39-yard touchdown as Fox Chapel clinched a playoff spot by shutting out Butler (2-6, 1-5), 21-0, in the Quad North Conference on Friday night. Vaughn, along with teammate Thomas Smith, recorded 12 tackles for the ...
Gorman: A new Deal as golf coach
By Kevin Gorman
For three decades, Bryan Deal was coaching or recruiting football players. Now, Deal spends his free time on a golf course. The best part? He’s years away from retirement. The former Pitt recruiting coordinator and Fox Chapel football coach has found new life as the Foxes’ golf coach. “For 30-some ...
DeBaldo filling the nets for Fox Chapel
By Marty Stewart
Fox Chapel’s Deena DeBaldo, a sophomore midfielder on the girls soccer team, turned her game up a notch last week as Fox Chapel defeated Gateway ...
Fox Chapel’s Cordaro continues to hone game even after WPIAL golf title
By Marty Stewart
After winning the WPIAL Class AAA individual golf championship, Fox Chapel sophomore Anthony Cordaro got to meet golf legend Arnold Palmer. For much of the ...
Valley high school soccer notebook: Area coaches waiting to learn playoff fates
By Doug Gulasy
The WPIAL Soccer  Committee will release the playoff bracket Wednesday, and Alle-Kiski Valley coaches will be waiting to see who their teams draw in the first round. Eleven local teams qualified for the postseason: the boys teams from Burrell, Fox Chapel, Kiski Area, Knoch and Riverview, and the girls teams from ...
HS highlight reel: Schwartz begins quest for PIAA title
By Tribune-Review
Shaler’s standout distance runner, Brianna Schwartz, paced herself this fall, and now that pace is picking up. The senior chose not to compete during the dual-meet season in order to be well rested and prepared for the invitationals. That paid off Saturday at Cooper’s Lake Campground when she took first ...
WPIAL golf champ Cordaro lines up next round
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Fox Chapel’s newest WPIAL golf champion isn’t a one-man show. Sophomore Anthony Cordaro has a circle of supporters who have contributed to his success, from personal ...
Former WPIAL soccer stars leave teams for pro club academies
By Bill West
Enrolled at a fairly large public school near Salt Lake City, Utah, Geoffrey Schuchardt misses the environment he experienced at Sewickley Academy, from the intensive ...

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