Tag

diving
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...
Read More
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...
Read More
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...
Read More
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,”...
Read More
22
Aug

The Year In Review 2018-2019

What a year it was for Fox Chapel Area High School sports! We had two individual PIAA AAA champions this year, freshman swimmer Zoe Skirboll and senior Robby Shymansky, in singles tennis. Their achievements are extraordinary considering Zoe’s win was the school’s first gold medal in swimming in 24 years, and Robby broke a Foxes’...
Read More
1 2 3 4 9