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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 ...

Gorman: Obama Academy boys volleyball leads way for City League in WPIAL
By Kevin Gorman
Obama Academy wanted to make history by becoming the first City League school to win a WPIAL title, strange as it sounds. Once upon a ...
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 ...
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 ...
WPIAL volleyball playoffs roundup: Fox Chapel edges No. 4 Plum
By Staff Reports
It didn’t come easily, but Fox Chapel will play for the WPIAL volleyball championship. The No. 1 Foxes jumped to a 2-0 lead, but ultimately needed ...
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 ...
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 ...
Plum ends NA run of volleyball domination
By Jerin Steele
Plum outside hitter Nate Kunkel took a hit in warm-ups that gave him a cut underneath his chin. A couple of hours later, he softly knocked the ball over the net, and it fell innocently to the court. It was the final blow to end a dynasty. The Mustangs on Thursday night ...
Deer Lakes boys volleyball bows out of WPIAL playoffs
By William Whalen
The Deer Lakes boys volleyball players didn’t know him by name coming into the match, but they knew his number. And the Lancers had no ...
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 ...
Daily News roundup: Steel Valley falls in quarterfinals
By Staff Reports
The Steel Valley boys volleyball team had its season come to an end Thursday night after a 3-1 loss to Ambridge in the WPIAL Class AA quarterfinals. No. 2 Ambridge (11-0) jumped out to a 2-0 lead (26-24, 25-20) before No. 7 Steel Valley (9-3) won the third game 25-27. But ...
Bethel Park volleyball aims for WPIAL glory
By Andrew John
Bethel Park boys volleyball is ready for the second season to begin as the Black Hawks try to get over the hump and capture an ...
Top-seeded Fox Chapel boys volleyball faces USC in 2nd round
By Tribune-Review
Class AAA quarterfinals No. 1 Fox Chapel (13-1) vs.  No. 9 Upper St. Clair (10-6) 7:30 p.m., Thursday at Fox Chapel ...
Section champ Plum boys volleyball looks ahead to postseason
By Michael Love
The Plum varsity boys volleyball team, fresh off wrapping up its outright Section 3-AAA championship at home last week, will turn its attention to the ...
Volleyball coach impressed with Gateway’s improvement throughout season
By Michael Love
The Gateway varsity boys volleyball team won only once in Section 3-AAA play this season. The Gators captured just three victories overall. But first-year head coach Greg ...
Norwin volleyball ends Penn-Trafford’s section title hopes
By Nathan Smith
All that separated the Penn-Trafford boys volleyball team from a section title was one game. Unfortunately that game was against rival Norwin. The Knights went onto Penn-Trafford’s ...
Latrobe battles through tough section slate to qualify for WPIAL boys volleyball playoffs
By Kevin Ritchart
The Latrobe boys volleyball team posted a .500 record in section competition during the 2015 regular season. The Wildcats went 6-6 to finish fourth in ...