Shady Side Academy Sports

North Allegheny, Sewickley Academy tandems grab gold in WPIAL doubles

North Allegheny senior Jared Isaacs knows disappointment. He came up short in the WPIAL Class AAA boys tennis doubles the past two seasons. Isaacs and teammate ...

Apollo-Ridge's miscues prove costly in loss to Shady Side Academy

Already in the driver's seat for a rare section title, Apollo-Ridge had an opportunity Monday to put some distance between itself and its competitors. The ...

Shady Side Academy baseball opens season 2-4

The Shady Side Academy baseball team has a new look this year after graduation hit the team hard. "In my 17 years of coaching, I ...

Senior captains lead SSA girls track

Even though the Shady Side Academy girls track team took a big hit because graduation, coach Paul Bodnarchuk is optimistic about the 2016 season. "The ...

SSA girls lacrosse under new leadership

The Shady Side Academy girls lacrosse team will have a new face on the sidelines this year as Brooke Kerschbaumer takes over as coach. Last ...

Fox Chapel, SSA players named to all-section teams

WPIAL coaches recently voted for their all-section selections. In Section 2-AAAA, Fox Chapel's 6-foot-4 senior Mike Zappala, who played guard and forward, was chosen to ...

Shady Side Academy girls place third at PIAA meet

Fresh off of winning the WPIAL Class AA swimming championship, the Shady Side Academy girls had high hopes of adding the PIAA title to their ...

Shady Side Academy boys lacrosse under new guidance

Dan Usaj begins his first season as head coach of the Shady Side Academy boys lacrosse team with high hopes. The team finished with an ...

SSA boys track to rely on young athletes

The Shady Side Academy boys track team went 3-4 last spring. Coach Adam Janosko lost a pivotal performer from that team in Louis Berry IV, ...

Swimmers from Geibel, Hopewell garner PIAA gold medals

LEWISBURG — Hopewell senior Logan Palochak's 100-yard butterfly race finished just 50.56 seconds after it began Friday evening at Bucknell's Kinney Natatorium, but he managed ...

SSA hockey team caps special season at MPHL tournament

The Shady Side Academy prep hockey team ended its season last week at the Midwest Prep Hockey League championship tournament, closing out the most successful ...

Shady Side Academy girls capture 2nd straight WPIAL swimming title

The Shady Side Academy girls swimming team set out to defend its WPIAL title when the season began several months ago. Mission accomplished. After a two-day competition ...

North Allegheny teams sweep WPIAL swimming championships

North Allegheny coach Patrick Wenzel faced a familiar yet challenging set of decisions entering this year's WPIAL swim championships. The third-year Tigers coach wanted ...

North Allegheny boys, girls lead after Day 1 of WPIAL swimming championships

North Allegheny was seeded first in the first four events of the WPIAL Class AAA swimming championships Thursday morning at Pitt's Trees Pool, but three ...

SSA, Fox Chapel swimmers set for WPIAL meet

The Shady Side Academy swim teams will be sending quite a few swimmers to the WPIAL championships at Pitt's Trees Hall on March 3 and ...

Realignment forces extra travel for Fox Chapel, SSA teams

The WPIAL recently announced realignment for the next two school years. Fox Chapel will be facing some long road trips, and Shady Side Academy will ...

Herald roundup: Fox Chapel hockey qualifies for PIHL playoffs

The Fox Chapel hockey team hosted Hempfield on Feb. 16 for senior night, and the Foxes and Spartans went into overtime before Fox Chapel prevailed ...

Arefyev making waves for SSA swimming

Sasha Arefyev, a sophomore on the Shady Side Academy swim team, picked up first-place finishes in the 200 and 500 freestyle in a meet against ...

Pittsburgh athletes of the week: Shady Side Academy's Etai Groff, Cornell's Daeja Quick

Etai Groff School: Shady Side Academy Class: Junior Sport: Basketball Claim to fame: Groff scored a Class AA single-game playoff record 45 points in Shady ...

Shady Side Academy swimmers claim victories

The Shady Side Academy swim teams posted a pair of wins last week. On Feb. 9, the girls beat Ellis School, 62-57, and the boys ...

Fox Chapel's Dietz a 3-sport standout

Derrin Dietz, a senior at Fox Chapel, has had a successful run in his final year on the wrestling team. He finished second at 170 ...

Groff's record scoring leads SSA to victory

Before Saturday's WPIAL Class AA preliminary-round win against Waynesburg (11-9), Shady Side Academy boys basketball coach David Vadnais was worried about Waynesburg sophomore Darton McIntyre, ...

Shady Side Academy girls fall short of postseason goals

The Shady Side Academy girls basketball team ended the season with an overall record of 8-12, with a section mark of 5-8. This left the ...

Basketball, fundraising a rousing success at Cancer Awareness Tournament

The Cancer Awareness Tournament was held at Shady Side Academy on Saturday, and, despite losses by the Fox Chapel and Shady Side Academy girls basketball ...

Shady Side Academy Ware commits to Fordham for football

Mike Ware, a two-sport standout at Shady Side Academy, signed a national letter of intent last week to continue his academic and football career at ...


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