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gymnastics
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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29
Apr

Top Academic Sports Teams Announced

The boys’ tennis and girls’ gymnastics teams are this year’s winners of the annual Team QPA Awards. Recipients are determined by the quality grade point average of the varsity team members. The boys’ varsity tennis team has an overall QPA of 4.071. In addition to their achievements in the classroom, the team is favored to...
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Gymnast on beam
28
Jan

Gymnasts Happy With Team Direction

When Rachel Himmel and Nicole Garcia-Tunon joined the Foxes’ gymnastics team as freshmen four years ago, there were no seniors on the squad to mentor the younger girls. It was also Nadine Buchanan’s first year as head coach of the team. All of that has changed now, and more. The 2019 team has more depth...
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22
Mar

Winter Sports Review 2017-2018

There were many individual school records broken during the winter season, and in many cases, the ink was barely dry before another one was set. Fox Chapel Area High School sent one team to the PIAA playoffs, eight individuals qualified for PIAAs, and many others advanced to the WPIAL championships. PIAA Medalist Jonah Cagley ­­–...
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Fox Chapel champions
27
Mar

2016- 2017 Winter Sports Highlights

Collectively, the winter sports teams had one their most successful seasons ever. Almost every team proved that tenacity and hard work pay off, either by the amount of team victories, or an increased number of individual athletes who advanced to regional and state championships. There also was a nice influx of talented underclassmen that, along...
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