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field hockey
09
Sep

Letting Go of Old Traditions

It’s natural to get comfortable doing things the way they’ve always been done, but this year’s field hockey team, under the leadership of new head coach Emily Humiston and eight seniors, has embraced letting go of old traditions and expectations to forge a new path. The program’s history might not necessarily indicate that the old...
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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’...
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10
Jul

Field Hockey’s Humiston Steps Up to Lead Team

Ironically, when new head field hockey coach Emily Humiston was the age of the players she’s now instructing, she was a star player for rival North Allegheny High School competing against the Foxes. In fact, she was so good that she earned a scholarship to play for NCAA Division I Providence College in Rhode Island....
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23
Apr

Hardiman Wins Top WPIAL Award

When Director of Athletics Michael O’Brien told Marissa Hardiman that she had won one of only 10 $1,000 WPIAL scholarships awarded to female athletes, she was pretty surprised. She shouldn’t have been, because the tri-sport scholar athlete has excelled at just about everything she’s done since beginning her freshman year at Fox Chapel Area High...
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15
Nov

Fall Sports Review 2018

The girls’ cross country team had another strong showing at the PIAA Class AAA championships this fall. Three runners – two from the girls’ team and one from the boys’ – and a boys’ golfer were among the state’s top medalists. Fox Chapel Area also produced three section team champions – girls’ cross country, boys’...
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