Latest News


Senior student-athletes can now apply for First Commonwealth Bank’s “Time to be First scholarships.” Twenty individuals from throughout the WPIAL will be selected to receive $1,000 each based upon their descriptions of why it is their time to be first in academics, athletics, and community.

For more information, log onto The link to download an application is https://www.fcbanking.combanking/personal/TTBF-Application.html.

The deadline to apply is March 10, 2017.

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


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.

Athletic Highlights


Tribune-Review High School Sports

High School sports headlines from the Tribune-Review

Valley sophomore Shaolin Barr had a strong regular season in the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Bowling League. She finished third in the Northeast section with a ...
Posted: February 24, 2017, 4:30 am
High schools Basketball Boys WPIAL playoffs Class 6A First round Quarterfinals Saturday’s schedule Pine-Richland (21-1) vs. Canon-McMillan (18-5) at North Allegheny, 3 p.m.; Penn Hills ...
Posted: February 24, 2017, 4:09 am
Evan Brown drained a 3-pointer at the buzzer as No. 1 Lincoln Park tallied a 71-70 victory over No. 8 Seton-La Salle in the quarterfinal ...
Posted: February 24, 2017, 4:00 am
Doug Biega has been doing a lot of reflecting over the last two weeks. Set to retire as the head coach of the Beaver Falls ...
Posted: February 24, 2017, 4:00 am