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Fox Chapel volleyball makes good on promise

By Marty Stewart
 The Fox Chapel boys volleyball team entered the season with high expectations. Although its climb to the top ended with a loss in the state ...

Price was right for Seneca Valley volleyball team
By Jerry Clark
In a journey that began as something to do just for fun, Seneca Valley hitter John Price helped the boys volleyball team reach new heights ...
Seneca Valley volleyball team reflects on historic season
By Jerry Clark
While the Seneca Valley boys volleyball team didn’t quite hit every goal this season, the team went deeper into the playoffs than any Raiders’ team ...
Gorman: Courageous duo to be honored by WPIAL
By Kevin Gorman
The WPIAL couldn’t have known that its Courage Award would honor someone undergoing chemotherapy. Ellen Toy didn’t know until days after the WPIAL announced in ...
Fox Chapel volleyball team reflects on ‘very good run’
By Doug Gulasy
Sensing something was special about the freshmen in 2012, Phil O’Keeffe chose not to split the Fox Chapel boys volleyball team’s roster into varsity and ...
Fox Chapel falls short in PIAA volleyball title game
By Doug Gulasy
UNIVERSITY PARK — Fox Chapel had another five-set match in its sights. Parkland took it away. A steady comeback in the fourth set gave the WPIAL ...
Gorman: Tublin’s success speaks volumes for Fox Chapel
By Kevin Gorman
The Tublin brothers have been synonymous with Fox Chapel volleyball, yet the youngest preferred to remain anonymous. Or, at least, silent. “The funny thing is, ...
PIAA Class AAA volleyball final preview capsule: Fox Chapel vs. Parkland
By Doug Gulasy
Fox Chapel (19-1)  vs. Parkland (23-0) 1 p.m. Saturday, Rec Hall,  Penn State Coaches: Phil O’Keeffe, Fox Chapel; Scott Trumbauer, Parkland District standings: Fox Chapel: WPIAL champion; Parkland: District 11 champion Aces: Fox Chapel advanced to the championship match for the first time since 2006 by beating Section 2-AAA ...
Fox Chapel volleyball team nears rarefied air
By Doug Gulasy
Each spring, Phil O’Keeffe takes the members of the Fox Chapel boys volleyball team on a trip down the high school’s hallways to look at ...
Fox Chapel tops rival Seneca Valley again to reach PIAA title game
By Doug Gulasy
Jaysen Zaleski ended up flat on his back after taking his final swing during Fox Chapel’s PIAA Class AAA semifinal match Tuesday night against Seneca ...
Obama Academy falls short in semifinals
By Tribune-Review
Obama Academy’s postseason run came to an end Tuesday night, as the Eagles dropped a 3-0 decision to District 10 champion Saegertown in a PIAA Class AA semifinal at Slippery Rock High School. Saegertown won by scores of 25-10, 25-14 and 25-16 over WPIAL runner-up Obama Academy (15-2). Saegertown will ...
Setter DePellegrini keys PIAA semifinalist Fox Chapel’s balanced attack
By Doug Gulasy
On any given play, Max DePellegrini has a big decision to make — and he has to make it quickly. As the ringleader of the Fox Chapel boys volleyball team’s offense, the senior faces a choice of which hitter to set the ball to for a potential kill. And he has ...
Fox Chapel returns to PIAA Class AAA volleyball semifinals
By Doug Gulasy
Jack Reese usually doesn’t eat breakfast, but he did Saturday with the rest of the Fox Chapel boys volleyball team. Even after Reese consumed bacon, sausage, eggs and potato pancakes, setter Max DePellegrini kept feeding him the ball — and Reese stayed hungry. Reese had a team-high 21 kills and seven blocks, ...
PIAA boys volleyball roundup: Seneca Valley reaches semifinals
By Staff Reports 9:51 p.m.
Tyler Herrmann had 11 kills and Anthony Sprentz added 40 assists as Seneca Valley (16-3) defeated District 3 Central York (16-3), 3-1, in the PIAA Class AAA quarterfinals.  Reaching the state semifinals represents the furthest a Seneca Valley boys volleyball team has progressed in the tournament. The Raiders on Tuesday will ...
Fox Chapel celebrates WPIAL boys volleyball championship
By Marty Stewart
For the first time since 2006, the Fox Chapel boys volleyball team can lay claim to the WPIAL Class AAA title. The Foxes defeated Section 3 rival Seneca Valley, 3-1, on Friday night in the championship game. Coach Phil O’Keeffe’s team came out strong and won the first two ...
Fox Chapel volleyball advances to PIAA quarterfinals
By Staff Report
Fox Chapel boys volleyball came out rusty but rebounded from a sluggish first set to shut out Central Dauphin, 3-0, in the first round of the PIAA Class AAA tournament Wednesday at Norwin. “We started out with five mistakes in a row, and we weren’t stopping them from scoring points,” ...
Butler volleyball team has short playoff run
By Joe Sager 5:52 p.m.
After surviving a rugged WPIAL Section 2-AAA schedule, the Butler boys volleyball team thought it was battle tested and ready for the postseason. The Golden Tornado ...