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Track and Field Athletes at Their Best

Elite Fox Chapel Area racer Rowan Gwin saved the best for last at the Butler Track and Field Invitational, one of the largest and most competitive events of its kind leading up to the WPIAL championships. Under the lights, with a perfect temperature for racing, Rowan finished the race of his life in the 3,200...
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Alyssa Quackenbush Coming Into Her Own

When you ask Alyssa Quackenbush’s teammates and coaches to describe her, most often the first words that come to mind are, “She’s really fast.” Whether she’s on the field as a sprinter on the track team or a key player on the Foxes soccer team (which won the WPIAL championship for the first time since...
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Tennis Doubles Add Valuable Depth

Last season, tennis doubles player Mason Friday teamed up with his brother Cooper, and the duo went undefeated all the way to the WPIAL Class 3A doubles championships, where they finished fourth. Now that Cooper has graduated, Mason has found success again with new partner and fellow junior Ezra Shensa.  The pair is the top...
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No Rest, No Problem for Will Siegel

Will Siegel couldn’t start tennis practice with the rest of the team this season, and for good reason: The talented star basketball player was in the midst of leading his basketball team to the PIAA tournament. However, after a disappointing loss in the second round that ended the season, the first-team all-section player switched gears...
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Boys Tennis Team Boasts Experienced Lineup

The Fox Chapel Area boys tennis team has had a great deal of success in recent years, as evidenced by the five WPIAL championships that the team has won since 2016. So, it only stands to reason that there are high expectations once again this season for Alex Slezak’s team. The season has started off pretty...
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