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Fox Chapel, Ambridge capture WPIAL volleyball titles

By Kevin Lohman
Emotions ran high at the Baldwin High School gym, the site of the WPIAL boys volleyball championships, as Fox Chapel topped Section 3 rival Seneca ...
WPIAL players take control of early rounds at PIAA tennis tournament
By Jeff Dewees
HERSHEY — Friday’s opening-round action in the PIAA singles and doubles tennis tournament proved successful for WPIAL players. The WPIAL placed three of the final four entrants in the Class AAA singles tournament and the same number in doubles. It has continued the trend of recent seasons in wrestling control away ...
Confident Fox Chapel surges into WPIAL volleyball final
By Doug Gulasy
In some ways, Fox Chapel volleyball coach Phil O’Keeffe felt better after his team’s 3-2 victory over Plum in the WPIAL semifinals than he would ...
Obama Academy volleyball will attempt to dethrone 3-time reigning WPIAL champion Ambridge
By Ed Phillipps
With the way his predictions are going, Pete Vitti ought to buy a lottery ticket. The Obama Academy boys volleyball coach preached to his ...
Spotlight athletes: Fox Chapel’s Michael Bove, Ford City’s Blair Willyard
By William Whalen
Michael Bove School: Fox Chapel Class: Junior Sport: Track and Field Report card: Bove placed third in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:55 ...
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Fox Chapel’s Jaysen Zaleski, Moon’s Kiera Zacher
By Alex Oltmanns
Jaysen Zaleski School: Fox Chapel Year: Senior Sport: Volleyball Claim to fame: The middle hitter had nine kills and eight blocks to lead the top-seeded ...
Fox Chapel hangs on for semifinal victory
By Doug Gulasy
After watching Plum’s Khaynen Yocca dominate the fourth set of a WPIAL Class AAA volleyball semifinal match Tuesday night, Fox Chapel coach Phil O’Keeffe determined ...
Football, track standout to be inducted into Fox Chapel HOF
By Marty Stewart
This is the fifth in a series of profiles on the 2015 inductees into the Fox Chapel Sports Hall of Fame. The Induction Ceremony and ...
Small ball carries day for Bethel Park in win over Fox Chapel
By George Guido
In a game that had its share of baseball oddities, good old-fashioned small ball carried the day. No. 13-seeded Bethel Park used a single, a bunt, a wild pitch and a sacrifice fly for the decisive run as the Black Hawks edged Fox Chapel, 2-1, in a WPIAL Class AAAA quarterfinal ...
Young Fox Chapel girls lacrosse team to return 10 starters next season
By Marty Stewart
Fox Chapel’s girls lacrosse season came to an end last week after the Foxes lost to Mt. Lebanon, 16-4, in the quarterfinals of the WPIAL Division I playoffs. Megan McCrady, Kate Goodwin, Margo Savin and Kirsten Ovick scored for the Foxes. The team ended up with an 8-7 overall record ...
Junior pitcher helps Fox Chapel to long-awated playoff win
By Marty Stewart
Fox Chapel pitcher Patrick Monteverde threw a complete game as the Foxes beat Allderdice last week for their first playoff game win since 1978. The junior said he was unaware that it had been so long between playoff wins. “Coach (Michael Frank) told us on the bus after the game. ...
Fox Chapel boys lacrosse looks ahead to 2016
By Marty Stewart
The Fox Chapel boys lacrosse team fell to Mt. Lebanon, 18-6, in the quarterfinal round of the WPIAL Division I playoffs on May 14. The ...
Fox Chapel’s Graca captures WPIAL title
By Marty Stewart
The WPIAL Class AAA track and championships were held at Baldwin High School on May 14 and in what has become a ritual of spring as of late, Fox Chapel produced a champion. Elias Graca finished first in the 800-meter run and set a new WPIAL record in the ...
A-K Valley baseball games postponed
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Rain and thunderstorms wiped out several WPIAL baseball playoff games Monday, including two involving A-K Valley teams. Both local games were moved to Tuesday at the same locations. No. 2 seed Knoch (16-2) will play No. 7 Blackhawk (12-4) at 4 p.m. at North Allegheny in the Class AAA quarterfinals. No. 5 ...
Plum volleyball team looks to slay another giant
By Doug Gulasy
Members of the Plum boys volleyball team are more than familiar with their program’s history, but now they want to begin their own. When the Mustangs ...
A-K Valley high school notebook: Fox Chapel baseball making history
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Fox Chapel was fortunate to get in the maximum 20 games during the WPIAL baseball regular season. And coach Mike Frank made sure his team ...
Baseball quarterfinal games to be played Monday
By Tribune-Review
Class AAAA quarterfinals No. 2 Plum (19-2)  vs. No. 10 Shaler (16-4) 2 p.m. Monday at Fox Chapel Winner plays: No. 3 Seneca Valley ...
Alle-Kiski athletes set records at WPIAL meet
By Doug Gulasy
Elias Graca, Evan Lesnick and Tre Tipton didn’t break their own personal records Thursday. They did eclipse some more significant marks. All three Alle-Kiski Valley ...
Fox Chapel boys volleyball team rolls into WPIAL semifinals
By George Guido
Top-seeded Fox Chapel made quick work of quarterfinal opponent Upper St. Clair on Thursday night. The Foxes swept the Panthers, 3-0, in a match that took ...
Valley News Dispatch spotlight athletes: Fox Chapel’s Kelsey Feeney, Riverview’s Shayne Slebrich
By William Whalen
Kelsey Feeney School: Fox Chapel Class: Senior Sport: Softball Report card: Feeney helped lead the Foxes to the WPIAL playoffs for the first time ...
A-K Valley roundup: Fox Chapel baseball team advances to quarterfinals
By Staff Reports
In its 11th season in Class AAAA, Fox Chapel picked up its first playoff victory in the WPIAL’s largest classification. No. 5 Fox Chapel broke open a close game with a four-run fourth inning and went on to defeat No. 12 Allderdice, 7-3, in a WPIAL first-round game Wednesday at West ...
Soccer standout to be inducted into Fox Chapel Hall of Fame
By Marty Stewart
This is the third in a series of profiles on the 2015 inductees into the Fox Chapel Sports Hall of Fame. The Induction Ceremony and ...
FC’s Walkowski helps softball team to section title
By Marty Stewart
Fox Chapel senior Megan Walkowski had four hits in an 8-1 win over Plum last week as the Foxes softball team clinched a share of ...
Fox Chapel athletes sign with colleges
By Marty Stewart
Several Fox Chapel Area High School student-athletes recently signed and committed to Division I and Division II colleges and universities. The students are Kelsey Feeney, ...
Fox Chapel softball captures 1st section title since 2004
By Marty Stewart
The Fox Chapel High School softball team staged its own type of Cinco de Mayo celebration last week. The Foxes blasted Plum, 8-1, to claim ...

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