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Perennial boys volleyball powers to face challenges

By Ed Phillipps
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 ...
Fox Chapel runner ranked 3rd in nation after state indoor championships
By Marty Stewart
Elias Graca, a senior at Fox Chapel, recently concluded his indoor track season with a second-place finish in the 800-meter run at the state indoor ...
Gorman: Fox Chapel finds winner in Loughran
By Kevin Gorman
For Fox Chapel athletic director Mike O’Brien, the hardest part was not finding a football coach but keeping the selection a secret. Even if it ...
Allderdice fends off pesky Fox Chapel boys basketball team in PIAA first round
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Bound and determined to extend its season, Fox Chapel gave highly touted Allderdice all it could handle before finally succumbing to the two-time defending City ...
PIAA basketball playoff capsules
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Boys Class AAAA first round e_SBlt Fox Chapel (16-9) vs. Allderdice (23-2) Noon Saturday at Obama Academy Winner plays: Chartiers Valley (23-3)/ Mt. Lebanon (20-6) ...
Fox Chapel faces City League champion Allderdice in 1st-round of state playoffs
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Fox Chapel had a steep hill to climb in the WPIAL playoffs, but coach Zach Skrinjar thinks the state playoffs will be even steeper — ...
Herald Spotlight: Fox Chapel wrestler Mahon surpasses 30-win mark
By Marty Stewart
Fox Chapel sophomore wrestler Mike Mahon made it to the quarterfinals of the WPIAL Class AAA wrestling championships Friday at 182 pounds. He compiled a record of 30-12 for the season. He has been wrestling since he was 5 years old and also played football as a freshman. For his ...
Unexpected playoff victories keep Fox Chapel boys’ season alive
By Marty Stewart
It was widely thought by many that this year’s WPIAL Class AAAA boys basketball playoffs were a wide open field. The Fox Chapel boys continued ...
Fox Chapel hockey team defeated in PIHL first round
By Staff Reports
Fox Chapel and North Hills were tied late in the second period of their PIHL Penguins Cup playoff opener Monday night, but the game quickly went downhill for the Foxes. North Hills (10-10) scored five unanswered goals, including four in the third period, to defeat Fox Chapel (8-10-2), 7-2, in a ...
PIHL playoff capsules
By Tribune-Review
Class AA E-5 Fox Chapel (8-9-2) vs. W-4 North Hills (9-10) 8:30 p.m. Monday at Bladerunners-Warrendale Winner plays: E-1 Shaler (15-3), 7 p.m. on ...
Alle-Kiski teams learn opponents for PIHL Penguins Cup playoffs
By Bill Beckner Jr/
Four Alle-Kiski hockey teams will open the PIHL postseason this week. The league released its playoff brackets on Saturday. In Class AA, Fox Chapel (8-9-2) will play North Hills (9-10) at 8:30 p.m. Monday at BladeRunners in Warrendale in a play-in game. In the first round, Armstrong (14-4-1) will play Moon ...
VND high school notebook: Fox Chapel eyes Loughran to succeed Ravotti
By Bill Beckner Jr.
While several names have been attached to the Fox Chapel football head coaching vacancy, one appears to be a sure thing. Fox Chapel plans to recommend longtime South Park coach Tom Loughran as its next coach. He would replace Eric Ravotti, who resigned after four seasons. Loughran already met with incoming ...
Loughran leading candidate at Fox Chapel
By Kevin Gorman
Former South Park football coach Tom Loughran, who resigned earlier this month after 186 victories and two WPIAL and PIAA championships in 32 seasons, confirmed he is the recommended candidate to be the next coach at Fox Chapel. The school board is expected to vote on his hiring at a ...

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