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cheerleading
18
Aug

Cheer Squad Shows Great Mix of Talent

In the six years that Aleta Balcer has overseen the middle and high school cheerleading programs, she must have heard the rallying chant, “Goooo Foxes!” a million times. It never gets old, though. It’s a job she relishes and one that has turned into a labor of love. When Coach Balcer first took over the...
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05
Apr

Cheerleading Tryouts Scheduled for DMS, FCAHS

Cheerleading tryouts at Dorseyville Middle School and Fox Chapel Area High School will be held as follows: DMS (Current 6th- & 7th-Graders)  WHEN:  April 26-29 from 6-8 p.m. (Mandatory Tryout Clinic) & April 30 from 6-8 p.m. (Tryouts) WHERE:  DMS Main Gym CONTACT:  Coaches Carlyn Becker & Kenzie Kost at [email protected] for more information To view the...
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30
Sep

Lack of Football Fans Doesn’t Lessen Cheerleaders’ Spirit

“Friday Night Lights” look a lot different this season, but the enthusiastic support of the football team from the Foxes cheerleaders has not been dimmed. While one wouldn’t blame the squad if there were fewer sparkling smiles, Coach Aleta Balcer says that’s not the case at all. “If they are feeling any different, you would...
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17
Sep

Cheery Attitudes, Steely Determination

The Foxes’ cheerleaders have some big goals this year, so they’ve been putting in a lot of hard work and believe their determination will take them to new heights. While their efforts always begin with creating more school spirit at football and basketball games, cheerleading across the nation has evolved into a sport that involves...
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30
Jan

Uplifting Times for Foxes’ Cheer Squad

They flip through the air, dance precisely to choreographed routines, and, each year, try to top the pyramid formations they’ve done in the past – all in an effort to raise enthusiasm and school spirit for Fox Chapel Area’s teams and fans. During the past few years, however, the Foxes’ cheer teams also have taken...
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