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Girls’ Tennis starts on August 14. Read this letter from Coach Slezak to prepare for the upcoming season.

Girls Tennis Letter 2017

Girls in grades K-7 have an opportunity to participate in a series of Sunday sessions devoted to individual skill work and team skills. The sessions will occur on Sundays from 10:00 – 11:45 am on April 23, April 30, and May 7. Click below for an application and more details.

Each year the Fuhrer family and the Fox Chapel Area Schools Sports Hall of Fame award a $10,000 scholarship ($2,500 a year renewable for up to four years) to a Fox Chapel Area High School senior student-athlete. The Fuhrer Family Athletic Scholarship is granted based upon athletic achievement, high academic performance, and financial need.

Applications are available on the Fox Chapel Area Schools Sports Hall of Fame website at, and are due in the high school guidance office by March 31, 2017.


If you know a Fox Chapel Area High School athlete or coach who demonstrates positivity and is an outstanding example for others, the Hines Ward Positive Athlete Program wants to know about him or her. Coaches, parents, teammates, and friends all are encouraged to submit nominations.

From now until March 31st, 2017, nominations will be accepted for interscholastic athletes and coaches in grades 9 through 12. The program defines positive athletes and coaches as individuals who best personify:

  • Optimism
  • Encouragement
  • Servant Leader
  • Heart For Others
  • Willingness To Admit Imperfections
  • Always Gives 100%
  • Puts Team First

Nominations should be submitted online

Girls in K-8 can register for a four day camp from July 17 – 20, 2017 at the Fox Chapel Area High School Gymnasium. For more information and to register click below.

High School
The Varsity Cheerleading Tryout Clinic will be held in the Auxiliary Gym the week of May 15, 2017. Practices are scheduled from 3pm-4:30pm Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.  Actual tryouts will be on Thursday beginning at 3pmFriday there will be a
mandatory meeting with uniform fitting at 3pm.

Dorseyville Middle School
The Middle School Cheerleading Tryout Clinic will be held in the gymnasium the week of May 22, 2017. Practices are scheduled from 3:20pm-5pm Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.  Actual tryouts will be on Thursday beginning at 3:30pm.  Meeting and uniform fitting to be announced at a later date.


We are pleased to announce a new strength and conditioning program available to all high school interscholastic student athletes. The program is under the direction of Tim Schilcher, an experienced trainer who holds five certifications from the National Academy of Sports Medicine. He also has experience in the field of physical therapy and has served as a personal trainer for 20 years. Coach Schilcher, who is assisted by Brandon Piefer, has developed specialized training for individual sports, and in some cases, specific positions. His overall goal is to help athletes safely reach their goals for optimal performance, while educating them about lifelong healthy habits.

For more information, click Strength and Conditioning page. You’ll find work out schedules, instructions for exercises, information about athletes’ nutritional requirements, and much more.

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High School sports headlines from the Tribune-Review

High schools Baseball Friday’s results Tournament Plum 11, Hammond Academy, S.C. 3 Nonsection Bethel Park 1, Seneca Valley 0 Blackhawk 6, Erie Cathedral prep 0 ...
Posted: March 25, 2017, 4:48 am
Randy Jarosz  |  For the Tribune-Review<br/>Carlynton's Chloe Evans hits a ball during a scrimmage against Mt. Lebanon on Thursday, March 23, 2017, at Carlynton.
Two of the three high school softball teams in the Carnegie area will be under the direction of new coaches. One is Chartiers Valley, which ...
Posted: March 25, 2017, 4:35 am
Penn Hills’ Gregory brothers had a pair of top-10 finishes at the PIAA Class AAA swimming championships March 18-19 at Bucknell. However, they felt like ...
Posted: March 25, 2017, 4:25 am
Barry Reeger  |  For The Tribune-Review<br/>North Allegheny's Hailey Zeise pressures Penn Hills' Desiree Oliver during their PIAA Class 6-A girls basketball quarterfinal on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Baldwin High School.North Allegheny defeated Penn Hills 50-38.
With senior guard Desiree Oliver on their side, the Penn Hills girls basketball team entered the season with high expectations. The Indians ended up proving ...
Posted: March 25, 2017, 4:25 am