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30
Dec

Boys Basketball Gifts Themselves, Coach with Big Wins

The Foxes’ boys basketball team bid adieu to 2019 with an impressive show of dominance that earned them the winner’s trophy at the annual Shady Side Academy Tournament. Even without some of their top seniors, the team went to their deep bench to hand Shady Side a 45-30 defeat in the opener, and then William...
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30
Dec

Lady Foxes Holiday Champs

The Lady Foxes wrapped up a nice holiday gift for themselves the weekend of December 28 by winning their second consecutive Shady Side Academy Holiday Basketball Tournament. The first day of the invitational also was a special one for head coach Marty Matvey, who gained his 50th career win as a head coach. It was...
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26
Dec

FC Alum Quintin Wirginis still working for NFL chance

Brian Batko, December 26, 2019, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Now that college football’s postseason has been set and the NFL playoffs near, former Pitt middle linebacker Quintin Wirginis finds himself in some sort of no man’s land. Between a rock and a hard place, the rock being a collegiate tenure without a proper ending, the hard place...
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26
Dec

Fox Chapel Girls Showing Glimpses of Potential

By: Michael Love , Wednesday, December 25, 2019, TRIB-LIVE In the latter stages of the third quarter of Friday’s game at WPIAL power North Allegheny, the Fox Chapel girls basketball team led the Class 6A No. 2 Tigers, 31-25, and had designs on finishing off a key early-season Section 1 victory. However, North Allegheny battled...
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18
Dec

Contending for Gold

David Manelis, last year’s PIAA Class 3A diving runner-up, describes himself as a very outgoing person who enjoys talking to people. But when he approaches the diving board, it’s a totally different matter. That’s when his ability to maintain total focus on the moment sets in. “Mental toughness is definitely an important part of diving,”...
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