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Plum golfer Reynolds hopes to go from worst to first at WPIALs

By Bill Beckner Jr.
Plum’s Andrew Reynolds used the word redemption when talking about this year’s WPIAL Class AAA individual golf championship. Reynolds had high hopes for himself in …
Fox Chapel downs Canon-McMillan
By Tribune-Review
Billy Urso threw for 196 yards and two touchdowns to lead Fox Chapel to a 34-12 victory over Canon-McMillan (0-5) in a WPIAL Class AAAA nonconference game Friday night. Carrington Vaughn added 120 rushing yards and two touchdowns for the Foxes (2-3). …
New Fox Chapel girls basketball coach hits the ground running
By Marty Stewart
Jennifer Joyce O’Shea will be taking over the reins of the Fox Chapel girls basketball team this winter. She brings an impressive resume to the court. O’Shea played point guard at Carlynton and scored more than 1,500 points. She then attended Washington & Jefferson and was selected to the All-Presidents’ …
Fox Chapel wins thriller
By Doug Gulasy
Fox Chapel soccer coach Erik Ingram wanted his team to play hard between the whistles in its game against Kiski Area on  Tuesday night. It …
High school soccer notebook: Foxes continue to win with new coach, cast
By Doug Gulasy
The Fox Chapel girls soccer team began the season adjusting to a new coach and to the loss of some significant players from last year’s …
Herald roundup: Shady Side Academy girls soccer downs rival Springdale
By Marty Stewart
The Section 3-AAA singles tennis tournament was held Sept. 10-11 and Shady Side Academy’s Ananya Dua won the title. Fox Chapel and Shady Side Academy each placed two players in the semifinals. Fox Chapel’s Laurel Shymansky defeated West Mifflin’s Chelsea Page, 10-0, in the first round and then topped Julianna …
Alle-Kiski Valley preview: Class AA and AAA WPIAL tennis singles championships
By Bill Beckner Jr.
WPIAL tennis singles championships Class AAA: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at North Allegheny. Class AA: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Shady Side Academy. Finals, consolation finals: 2 p.m. Thursday at Shady Side Academy. Local players: Class AAA: Amanda Nord, Fox Chapel; Laurel Shymansky, Fox Chapel; Class AA: Emily Armstrong, Valley; Catherine Armstrong, …
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
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 …

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