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Fox Chapel wrestlers hope to compete for section title

By Marty Stewart 1:53 p.m.
The Fox Chapel wrestling team finished with a 16-4 record last year and made it to the second round of the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs. Ron Frank, the Foxes’ head coach since 1980, is confident despite having to replace graduates Ian Moritz (section champ), Tyler Heasley, Aiden Carlier, Jon Fisher …
Fox Chapel boys look to define roles
By Marty Stewart
Last year, the Fox Chapel boys basketball team plodded through the first half of the season. The team’s record hovered around the .500 mark. ...
Fox Chapel girls aim to to stay healthy
By Marty Stewart
Fox Chapel’s girls basketball team had high hopes entering last season. But key injuries decimated the roster, and the Foxes finished with an 8-22 record ...
Fox Chapel’s Uricchio leads hockey team to victory
By Marty Stewart
Fox Chapel senior hockey player Jasper Uricchio had an impressive game in the Foxes’ 6-5 win over Quaker Valley on Nov. 17. He scored ...
Fox Chapel hockey downs QV
By Marty Stewart
The Fox Chapel hockey team earned its first overtime win of the season with a thrilling 6-5 win over Quaker Valley on Nov. 17. After falling behind 1-0, FC’s Shane Krhovsky tied it up in the second period, assisted by Alan Shtrahman. Quaker Valley regained the lead 2-1 after two ...
FC girls reflect on special soccer season
By Marty Stewart
For all intents and purposes, it was a very successful season for the Fox Chapel girls soccer team. The Foxes won their section and advanced ...
Fox Chapel hockey sets goal of postseason
By Marty Stewart
Fox Chapel hockey, just two years removed from not fielding a team, made the PIHL playoffs last year, and coach Rick Villani has hopes of ...
Fox Chapel’s Reese decides on Hawaii
By Marty Stewart
It looks like Fox Chapel volleyball player Jack Reese will have to deal with only one more Pittsburgh winter. The 6-foot-7 senior middle blocker ...
Fox Chapel freshmen impressive at PIAA meet
By Marty Stewart
The PIAA cross country championships were held recently and Fox Chapel’s freshman duo of Annika Urban and Sareena Seeger fared well. Seeger finished in 27th place, two places shy of a medal, and Urban was 53rd. Seeger was the second-highest finishing freshman and Urban was fourth. They were the first ...
Fox Chapel field hockey falls short in PIAA playoffs
By Marty Stewart
The Fox Chapel field hockey team fell to Lower Dauphin, 3-0, in the first round of the PIAA Class AAA playoffs at Latrobe on Nov. 10. It was the first loss of the season for the Foxes, who were the WPIAL champions and ended with a 20-1 record. “Lower Dauphin was ...
Sophomore keeper boosts Fox Chapel in PIAA playoffs
By Marty Stewart
Fox Chapel sophomore goalie Jakob Dunn has been a big part of the boys soccer team’s success this season. He made a couple of big ...
Fox Chapel’s season ends in PIAA quarterfinals
By Marty Stewart
The Fox Chapel boys soccer team traveled to Chambersburg on Nov. 10 to play Eastern York in the opening round of the PIAA Class AAA ...
Fox Chapel’s comeback effort against Springfield Delco comes up short
By John Krysinsky
CHAMBERSBURG — Fox Chapel’s comeback effort came up short, and the Foxes lost to Springfield Delco, 2-1, in the PIAA soccer quarterfinals. Two hard shots from Springfield Delco leading goal scorer Nick Janelli proved to be the difference. Fox Chapel ended its season 19-3-1. “I was happy with our performance tonight. ...
Fox Chapel boys prepare for PIAA quarterfinal matchup
By Doug Gulasy
Class AAA quarterfinals Fox Chapel (18-2-1) vs. Springfield (Delco) (16-5-3) 5 p.m. Saturday at Chambersburg High School Winner plays: Canon-McMillan or Seneca Valley Free kicks: Fox ...
Alle-Kiski Valley roundup: Fox Chapel gets shootout win
By Staff Reports
Fox Chapel boys soccer is headed back to the second round of the state playoffs for the first time since 2008. The Foxes played 110 minutes with Central York on Tuesday night in a PIAA Class AAA first-round game at Chambersburg High School before winning in a shootout, 3-2 (4-3 PKs) ...
Fox Chapel, Franklin Regional athletes selected to soccer, volleyball section all-stars
By Michael Love
The Section 3-AAA Finest 15 boys soccer team has been released, and Franklin Regional, Gateway and Plum players are among the 15 voted in by the section’s seven coaches. Section champion Fox Chapel had five players voted to the team, while Franklin Regional had four, and Penn Hills had three selected. Gateway, ...
Fox Chapel running back shines in season finale
By Marty Stewart
Fox Chapel senior running back Tommy Smith (5-foot-10, 183 pounds) ended his high school football career in style last week as he rushed for 298 ...
PIAA title special for Fox Chapel pair
By Marty Stewart
Fox Chapel senior Laurel Shymansky made her final appearance on a tennis court for the Foxes a memorable one Saturday as she teamed with sophomore ...
Shady Side Academy’s Dua, Fox Chapel tandem win PIAA tennis titles
By Bill Hartlep
They had been down this road before — at least 10 times in their decorated high school careers. As usual, the stakes were high when Shady Side Academy’s Ananya Dua and North Allegheny’s Anna Li faced off for the second straight season in the PIAA Class AAA girls tennis championship ...
Canon-McMillan boys soccer wins WPIAL Class AAA title
By Bill West
Canon-McMillan sophomore Brandon Byers ensured WPIAL Class AAA boys soccer supremacy remained with programs south of Pittsburgh. Byers sneaked behind No. 2 Fox Chapel’s otherwise stout ...
Fox Chapel girls fall short of PIAA soccer tournament bid
By Marty Stewart
The battle to reach the WPIAL Class AAA girls soccer championship game came down to a shootout between Fox Chapel and Upper St. Clair on ...
Fox Chapel field hockey tops 2-time defending champ to win title
By Marty Stewart
The North Allegheny field hockey team entered the WPIAL Class AAA championship game Nov. 3 against Fox Chapel as the two-time defending champion. FC coach ...
Fox Chapel has chance to end 20-year title drought
By Doug Gulasy
The WPIAL Class AAA boys soccer champions over the past nine seasons have one thing in common: All of them — Bethel Park (2006-07), Peters ...
Previewing the 2015 WPIAL soccer championships
By Bill Hartlep
CLASS AAA BOYS No. 4 Canon-McMillan vs. No. 2 Fox Chapel When: 8 p.m. Friday Records: Canon-McMillan (17-3), Fox Chapel (17-1-1) How they got here: ...

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