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field hockey
08
Sep

Solid Leadership Pushes Field Hockey Team

The first three phrases that came to field hockey coach Emily Humiston’s mind when asked to characterize this year’s team were, “great senior leadership, self-motivated, and dedicated to bettering themselves.” “The majority of the players are motivated to do extra work over the weekend, show up early or stay late to get some extra repetitions...
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01
Aug

WPIAL Changes for Fall Sports

STEVE ROTSTEIN AND MIKE WHITE, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 31, 2020 The WPIAL has decided to push back the start of football season to Sept. 10 and also delay the start of a few other fall sports. The move was made because of concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic and comes after the PIAA voted Wednesday to...
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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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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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