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Gorman: Recruitment was on the fly for Carlier

By Kevin Gorman
If Aidan Carlier was a WPIAL quarterback committing to a top-25 program, his recruiting story would be big news. Instead, the Fox Chapel senior plays the fly-half, the rugby equivalent to a signal caller. Rugby is a club sport at all but about 20 colleges, so Carlier wasn’t seeking a scholarship. ...
Alle-Kiski roundup: Fox Chapel baseball team wins 5th straight game
By Staff Reports
Fox Chapel kept rolling Monday, as a three-run sixth inning lifted the Foxes (7-4) to their fifth straight win, a 10-7 decision over North Hills ...
VND high school notebook: Kittanning’s Bowers pulls out of all-star game
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Kittanning senior football standout Nick Bowers dropped out of the 14th annual PSFCA East-West All-Star Game on May 3 at Downingtown High School. Bowers, a ...
Fox Chapel baseball team’s defense responds, keys win over Kiski Area
By George Guido
It looked as if Fox Chapel was headed for a frustrating Section 3-AAAA loss Friday, punctuated with baserunning miscues. Instead, a bases-loaded single by junior designated ...
A-K Valley roundup: Host Fox Chapel edges Central York to claim volleyball invitational
By Staff Reports
For the first time since 2009, Fox Chapel won its boys volleyball invitational. After splitting with Central York (5-0) in pool play, the state powers met ...
A-K Valley roundup: Pine-Richland hands Fox Chapel lacrosse 1st loss
By Staff Reports
Tucker Root scored five goals, but the Fox Chapel boys lacrosse team dropped its first game, falling 11-9 to Pine-Richland on Wednesday in a Division ...
Valley News Dispatch spotlight athletes: Plum’s Khaynen Yocca, Fox Chapel’s Meg McCrady
By William Whalen
Khaynen Yocca School: Plum Class: Senior Sport: Volleyball Report card: Yocca, a three-year starter, was leading the Mustangs in both kills (28) and hitting percentage ...
DePellegrini leading Fox Chapel volleyball
By Marty Stewart
Fox Chapel senior volleyball player Ben DePellegrini has helped the Fox Chapel boys team get off to a fast start. He is among the team leaders in both blocks and kills. He started playing volleyball in seventh grade and will continue to play in college next year at Penn State ...
Fox Chapel boys lacrosse out to repeat history
By Marty Stewart
The Fox Chapel boys lacrosse team finished the 2014 season with a 13-4 record and advanced to the WPIAL playoffs for the first time in program history. Second-year coach Chris McCrady, despite losing his goalie, two defensemen, two midfielders and high-scoring Alden Stone to graduation likes what he has seen ...
Fox Chapel volleyball stays all business
By Doug Gulasy
If Phil O’Keeffe was looking for a sign of maturity from his Fox Chapel boys volleyball team, he found one after a Section 2-AAA victory ...
Fox Chapel lacrosse standout commits to Georgetown
By Marty Stewart
Fox Chapel sophomore Megan McCrady won’t have to worry about the college recruiting process much for the next few years. The high-scoring lacrosse star recently ...
Fox Chapel softball team off to hot start
By Marty Stewart
Last year, the Fox Chapel softball team won one game. Less than a week into the season, this year’s Foxes have won three. Tom Wamsley, ...
Perennial boys volleyball powers to face challenges
By Ed Phillipps 9:25 p.m.
There’s a sentiment going around the WPIAL that if you want to be the best in boys volleyball, then you have to beat the best. ...
A-K Valley roundup: No. 1 Fox Chapel volleyball blanks North Allegheny
By Staff Reports
Fox Chapel is No. 1 in the Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association rankings, and the Foxes continued to justify that lofty position Thursday night. Jaysen Zaleski had 10 kills, Matt Herrmann added eight and Andrew Tublin had six as visiting Fox Chapel (3-0, 3-0) knocked off eight-time defending WPIAL champion North Allegheny, ...
Fox Chapel baseball hopes move to Section 3 sparks improvement
By Marty Stewart
The Fox Chapel baseball team finished with an 8-10 overall record last year, including a 3-7 section mark. This year, the Foxes will move to ...
Fox Chapel tennis in rebuilding mode to start season
By Marty Stewart
The Fox Chapel boys tennis team finished with a 12-6 record overall and ended up in second place in the section with an 11-3 mark last year. Coach Dave Prevost must replace four graduates from that team, but he is looking forward to another strong season. The Foxes will return junior ...
Fox Chapel girls lacrosse out to return to playoffs
By Marty Stewart
The Fox Chapel girls lacrosse team finished with a 7-10 record and missed the playoffs by one game last year. After the season, FC ...
HS highlight reel: Fox Chapel claims NA Intivational title
By Tribune-Review
Eight-time defending WPIAL Class AAA boys volleyball champion North Allegheny hosted its annual season-opening invitational Saturday, but it wasn’t the favored Tigers that claimed the title. That would be Fox Chapel, which defeated Central York in the finals. “When we played well, it was as good as I have ever seen ...
Alle-Kiski roundup: Fox Chapel boys volleyball tops 16 teams, wins NA tournament
By Staff and Wire Reports
Fox Chapel bested a field of 16 teams to win the North Allegheny boys volleyball tournament on Saturday in McCandless. The Foxes, who went 8-1 in pool play, defeated Central York, 25-16, in the championship match. They defeated Plum in the quarterfinals and Derry in the semifinals. Baseball Plum 11, ...
Alle-Kiski track and field athletes aim to take next step
By Doug Gulasy
Elias Graca had success competing in indoor track and field this winter without a lot of strenuous workouts. With the outdoor season ready to begin, ...
Big shoes to fill for Fox Chapel track athletes
By Marty Stewart
The Fox Chapel track and field team had plenty of success last year, but many talented athletes from that squad graduated. “Last year’s boys team was a very special group and had much senior leadership,” FC coach Tom Moul said. “We lost Brandon Mitchell, Brian Papich, Colin Martin and Ethan ...
Fox Chapel boys volleyball aims to continue playoff streak
By Marty Stewart
The Fox Chapel boys volleyball team has made it into the WPIAL playoffs 12 years in a row. With a wealth of talented players returning, ...
Guido: Wrapping up a successful season
By George Guido
It’s time to put another local basketball season on the shelf. And this season had its share of uplifting moments and sad moments. High moments ...
Fox Chapel boys basketball coach reflects on successful season
By Marty Stewart
The season has ended for the Fox Chapel boys basketball team, and memories of the team’s surprising run to the WPIAL Class AAAA semifinals are ...
Alle-Kiski Valley athletes compete at PIAA meet
By Doug Gulasy
LEWISBURG — The first day of the PIAA Class AAA swimming and diving championships ended without a medal of Alle-Kiski Valley competitors. Among local swimmers, Fox Chapel senior Noah Cagley advanced to the consolation finals in the boys 200 freestyle. He placed 13th in 1 minute, 42.42 seconds. Oakland Catholic junior Peyton ...

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