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27
Apr

The Year in Review, 2019-2020

Foxes’ student-athletes and their teams did a fantastic job during the fall and winter seasons. Unfortunately, during this unprecedented time, the spring sports season was unable to be played. Although we truly wish the circumstances were different, in an effort to recognize the senior athletes who did not get to play their final high school season,...
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24
Feb

Manelis Wins WPIAL Gold, Keeps Diving Streak Alive

David Manelis crushed the competition at the WPIAL 3A diving championship on Feb. 22 and, by doing so, continued the Foxes’ four-year flow of gold medal winners. His victory came after a few years of watching and learning from Foxes’ alum and the schools’ all-time best diver (so far), Jonah Cagley, and with the help...
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13
Feb

Aidan Ireland Hopes to Take Next Step at WPIALs

By Michael Love Friday, January 24, 2020 Trib HSSN Two years ago, five members of the Fox Chapel boys diving team earned qualifying marks for the WPIAL Class AAA championships at North Allegheny. However, that created a problem for the Foxes and then-coach Vernon Yenick. Qualifying policy states a maximum of four from one team are...
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28
Jan

Getting Ready for Section Title

By: Michael Love , Monday, January 27, 2020, TRIB-LIVE The Fox Chapel girls swimming and diving team went undefeated in 2016-17 and captured a section championship. The last two years, Franklin Regional brought home the section title. But with performances from a mix of veterans and top-flight freshmen and overall depth up and down the...
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22
Jan

Winter Athletes Doing Double Duty

When junior Maggie Kelly gingerly does her approach on the diving board plank at a Foxes’ swimming meet, she always feels a bit of trepidation. Originally a gymnast for nine years, Maggie discovered that being airborne when doing a dive is a lot different than when she’s floating midair on the uneven parallel bars. “I...
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